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Jorge Herrera - Director

 Jorge Herrera started his soccer career in the Colombian youth system of South America.  He also played  professionally in South America and Paraguay for Independiente, Athletico National, Huracan, and  Millionarios.  

 In 2007 Jorge moved to the United States and signed with the Charlotte Eagles, playing 8 seasons and  making over 150 appearances.  In his eight USL seasons, Herrera tallied 53 goals and 29 assists (only the second player to score over 50 goals in USL history). He was named First Team USL Second Division in 2008, 2009 and 2010, as well as First Team USL PRO in 2011 and USL PRO All-League Second Team in 2013 and 2014. He was USL league MVP finalist in 2008. 

In 2014 Jorge became the first player signed in the history of the Charlotte Independence. Jorge has played 3 seasons with the Independence and made over 80 appearances scoring 24 goals with 11 assists. In 2017 Jorge Herrera was awarded the 2017 Fans Player of the Year, Goal of the Year, and Moment of the Year for his hat trick against St Louis. He is the current 2nd leading goal scorer in USL history, and widely considered the greatest player Charlotte's soccer history.

In addition to his extensive playing career, Jorge has coached at the college, high school and club level. Jorge has coached Southern Wesleyan University, Charlotte Christian High, and Covenant Day High School. Jorge holds an United Soccer Coaches Association Advanced National Coaching Diploma. 

Dave Dixon - USL

  Dave Dixon comes to FCC with over 24 years of coaching experience at all levels of the game from youth to the professional level, most recently as the Assistant Coach of the Charlotte Independence of the USL Championship league.

Before his time with the Independence, Dixon coached in the USL Championship League with Indy Eleven, and the Charlotte Eagles as an assistant coach, going to the Finals in 2013. He also spent time coaching in USL League 2 with both the Charlotte Eagles and Mississippi Brilla FC. Dixon was named USL League 2 Coach of the Year in 2015, and won the USL League 2 National Championship in 2017.

Dixon started his coaching career at the college level and has experience coaching across the college spectrum including small NAIA colleges and  DI Universities. As a player Dixon was an All-American goalkeeper at Houghton College (NY), and played professionally for the Charlotte Eagles in the USL. He has coaching qualifications from both US Soccer (B License), and the United Soccer Coaches Association (Premier).

Josh Kremers - USL
    Josh Kremers joins FCC  to serve as our new Boys Director of Coaching.  In addition to serving as Boys Director Josh will be coaching the 2009 and 2011 Boys teams in 2022. Josh comes to us from Indy Eleven Professional Soccer in Indianapolis, IN where he served at the Director of Youth Development.  His inaugural Indy Eleven USL Academy Team were crowned 2021 USL Academy Champions, beating Queensboro FC in the final 3-0.   Kremers was responsible for building and developing all aspects of Indy Eleven’s USL Academy program and their local club partnership programs to identify talent for the program.    
In addition to the Academy he was also responsible for player identification models for the USL Professional Team and W League Women’s Team.  During the time he also coached several age groups in their Academy Program including the 08 age group at the USL Academy Cup.  Kremers also has collegiate coaching experience at both Indiana Wesleyan University and Olivet Nazarene University.  In 2017 Josh was an Assistant Coach at the Charlotte Eagles under Head Coach Dave Dixon as they won the USL2 National Championship.
    As a player, Josh was a three-year starter for Messiah College. He was an integral part of the the program as a defender and helped Messiah win 3 National Championships in his 4 year career.  Josh also featured for the Charlotte Eagles in the USL before retiring and pursuing a coaching career.
    Josh graduated from Messiah College in PA and earned an MBA form Olivet Nazarene University.   He also holds Coaching Certifications from US Soccer and the United Soccer Coaches Association, and is currently finishing the B License Course.

Johnny Herrera - Youth


Zach Duda - Youth