Coach Jim Rooney | Head Coach
Rooney began his professional career in 1994 with the Long Island Rough Riders. he later played in Major League Soccer for the MetroStars, the Miami Fusion and the New England Revolution, making a total of 116 appearances. Rooney then returned to the Long Island Rough Riders
Rooney was hired as assistant coach for Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League on February 4, 2011. In February 2012, Rooney joined the staff of Richie Williams and the United States men’s national under-17 soccer team.In November 2016, Rooney was hired as Assistant Coach for the Jacksonville Armada FC of the North American Soccer League under Head Coach Tony Meola.
Rooney will lead Boca Raton FC during the 2018 season and the entire development program.
Coach Silvio Costa | Assistant Coach
A native of Brazil, Costa was well-known in the 90s where he played for a number of powerhouse teams in Brazil including Grêmio, Internacional, and Fluminense. Costa also played with the Brazilian National Team, where he played 21 games for The Seleção, Costa came in second place in the 1991 Copa America with the National Team.
Darin Jerome has lived in South Florida for 10 years. Darin graduated from Eastern Illinois University earning a Bachelor of Science in 2008. He has been training for 10 years in South Florida coming from one of Illinois top sports performance centers, Velocity Sports. During Darin’s time at Velocity,
Darin attributes his success to the proper training regimens he was placed on that focused on maximizing movement-specific strength and game speed.
While in South Florida, Darin has been specializing in developing speed and agility for athletes of all ages including many youth, high school, collegiate and professional athletes. He has worked with professional athletes from the NFL, NHL, and MLB. He is currently the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for Lynn University’s Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams. Head Sports Performance Coach – IMPACT Sports Performance Boca Raton, FL
Ronald Garces | Goalkeeper Coach
Former professional Goalkeeper with more than 12 years of experience as a professional Goalkeeper in Venezuela and US competing in top international competitions like Copa Sudamericana, Copa Libertadores, Venezuelan national team and U20 World Cup.
He has a great goalkeeping education, the more relevant :
Venezuela A license (Conmebol approved)
NSCAA US National Goalkeeping Diploma
Dr. Bruno Da Rocha | Sports Chiropractor
Undergraduate education at Florida State University
Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Life University’s College of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia.
Master’s Degree in Human and Clinical Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport.
Postgraduate designation of Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician ® (CCSP ®) by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians™ (ACBSP™). This instruction is specific to physical fitness and the evaluation and treatment of injuries encountered in sports.