Technical Staff

 

Technical Staff


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Raymond Ford - Player & Coach Executive Director

Coach Raymond Ford is in charge of our 2006 and 2007 Premier Boys Teams' for the 2019-2020 season. Soccer has been a part of Coach Ford's life since he was a boy and he has collected an assortment of coaching licenses, including:

  • S.F.A./U.E.F.A. ‘B' License Diploma
  • S.F.A. Youth License Diploma
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching
  • US Youth Soccer National Youth Coaching Course
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching
  • NSCAA National Diploma
  • S.F.A. Physical Preparation Course
  • F.A. JFO Tutor Training Course​
  • Coaching Disabilities Football Course​

 

 

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Cory Weaver - Assistant Director of Coaching

Cory Weaver joined the Central Virginia United Technical Staff as the Assistant Director of Coaching in March 2016. Originially from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Weaver was an a Assistant Coach for the Men's Program at Taylor University (Indiana) from 2014-2016.

During his two years at Taylor he primarily worked with the defensive units, and he helped the Trojans to a 17-17-2 record with a second place finish in the Crossroads League Conference in 2014. Additionally, Weaver coached the Crossroads League Defensive Player of the Year in 2014 as well as helped the Trojans Receive Votes in the National poll 4 times during his time at the University.

As a player, Weaver attended Wheaton College (IL) from 2008-2011. He was a two-time All Conference pick as both a defender and a midfielder and started 72 of 72 games he was available. Wheaton took two trips to the NCAA Tournament during his time and was ranked as high as #4 in the nation throughout his career.

During his time in college Weaver participated in Bridges To The Pros European Tours out of Chicago, IL, which was lead by former USWNT Assistant Coach Bret Hall. He played Europa League 1st teams such as FC Groningen, SC Heerenveen, and Vitesse Arnheim (NED) as well as other first division sides from Sweden, Denmark, and Germany. Weaver then went on to play professionally in Australia with Brisbane Wolves/Bayside United out of Queensland Australia in the 2nd Division.

Weaver's role within the club will be overseeing our Academy and Futures Program, which are the transition to Travel Programs at CVU. He will also be coaching Travel Teams as well as running camps, winter training, individual training sessions and scheduling for our Premier Block Teams.