Girls U-13 Gold: Welcome

Patrick Lawrence
Downtown LVSC '97 Gold

Head Coach- Patrick Lawrence, (C) 702-533-5558, (E) VonKirk@aol.com
Team Manager- Dave Reyes, (C) 702-271-6062, (E)  reyes6pack@cox.net


  PROFESSIONAL PLAYING EXPERIENCE

1985 - 1986: Milwaukee Wave of the American Indoor Soccer League (A.I.S.L.).
1984 - 1985: Drafted to the Las Vegas Americans of the Major Indoor Soccer League (M.I.S.L.).
1983 - 1984: Hellas A.C., in the San Francisco professional league.
1975 - 1976: Division 1 soccer with Park Rangers of the Jamaican Football League, Mandeville, Jamaica.
1973 - 1974: Division 2 soccer with Park Rangers of the Jamaican Football League.


UNIVERSITY PLAYING EXPERIENCE

1982 - 1984: Division 1 soccer with the University Of Nevada Las Vegas (U.N.L.V.). This squad had the distinction of being the only U.N.L.V. squad every ranked in the top 10 and top 5, nationally.

AMATEUR PLAYING EXPERIENCE

1989 - 2007: Played for Limon, Vegas United and Celta Vigo F.C, respectively in the Las Vegas men's league.

1988: Played for Generals F.C. in the Las Vegas men's league and won the league championship. This team still has the distinction of being one of two Las Vegas team's to ever win the prestigious amateur Budweiser tournament held in Las Vegas for over 25 years.

1982 - 1984: Played for the Nevada State Select team and participated in regional play at the Olympic Training Center.

1981: Selected to the All Air Force soccer team  

COACHING EXPERIENCE
2008: Assistant coach for the Las Vegas Knights of the semi-professional indoor league.

- Head Coach for the 2008 Downtown soccer club, girls under 11, U.S. Soccer20Federation - Nevada State champions, & 2009 season, second ranked team.

- Head Coach for the Downtown soccer club under 16 boys team with 2009 seasonal second place ranking.

1988 - 2007: Conducted private individual and team coaching sessions for youth and adults and prepared player's for collegiate and professional try-outs.

1984 - 1985: Established, directed and coached at the Super Soccer Skills clinic whose staff consisted of over 20 former and current professional soccer players of national and international experience, including local Las Vegan Victor Arbelaez formerly of the North American Soccer League .

1984: Organized, directed, staffed and coached at the Las Vegas Americans professional soccer clinic along with All Star players Stevie Long, Godfrey Ingram of Luton Town (British Premier League & English national team), Chico Borja (of Cola Cola, Chilean professional league).

1983 - 1984: Organized and co-coached at Total Soccer clinics along with University Of Nevada Las Vegas Assistant Soccer coach David Cohen.

1983 - 1984: Coached at the annual University Of Nevada Las Vegas youth summer camps.

FORMER COACHING MENTORS

1984 - 1985: - Godfrey Ingram of the English national team, and Luton Town of the Premier League.

1982 - 1984: - Oscar Ferrera, formerly of the Argentinian national team and River Plate professional soccer club

- Zenophon "Fonda" Tsironis of A.E.K football club, Greec e.

- Barry Barto former U.S. national team captain, North American Soccer League player, and University Of Nevada Las Vegas men’s soccer team coach.

1981: Tracey Blake of Bolton F.C. of the British Premier League.

COACHING ACHIEVEMENTS:

Coached numerous players who transitioned unto collegiate and university squads and professional teams.

PAST COLLEGIATE AND PROFESSIONAL PLAYER'S COACHED (INCLUDES):

1.  Kelly Fredericks, formerly of the Antigua national team and the University Of Nevada Las Vegas.

2.  Deshawn Woolery, formerly of the Jamaican national team, and Ceba of the Jamaican Premier League and the University Of Nevada Las Vegas.

3.  Uzi & Franck Tayou, both currently playing for Tacoma Community College.

4.  Frances Khamis, currently playing professional soccer for El-Ahlil in West Africa.

5.  Bart Gallia, now a former Division 1 collegiate player for the University Of Nevada Las Vegas.

6.  Ian Feurer, later played professional soccer in Belgium premier league and declined the offer to play for the U.S. national team. 

7.  Robin Volesky, played collegiate women's soccer for Radford University soccer team, Virginnia

REFERENCES: Available upon request