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Coaching Staff

Jim Robbins

JIM ROBBINS: DIRECTOR OF COACHING, USL-2 HEAD COACH

Jim has more than 26 years of experience at almost every level of the game here in the US. He has 14 years of college experience on the women’s and men’s side (NCAA DI, NCAA DIII, NJCAA DIII), 7 of those years in the Atlanta area. He has been a state instructor and coach for the ODP program for many years and understands the soccer landscape very well.

Jim holds a Master’s Degree in Coaching and has coached at the NPSL and USL-2 level, being last year’s USL-2 Head Coach for the Myrtle Beach Mutiny 2 team.

In addition, Jim is a US Soccer Registered Intermediary and has contacts all over the world to help place aspiring professionals and help bring players to the PTC area.  

Jim holds the following certifications and licenses: USSF ‘A’ License, NSCAA Premier Diploma, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), NSCAA Advanced Diploma, USSF National Youth License, NSCAA Youth Diploma, NSCAA Goalkeeper 1 Diploma.

Connect with Jim: jrobbins@mobasoccer.com 

Phone: (609) 647-4651

 

Wayne Evans

WAYNE EVANS: TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, USL-2 ASSISTANT COACH

Wayne has a 19-year professional coaching experience and a 13-year playing career background within the English Professional Leagues. He holds the UEFA A License and is ranked in the top 1% of FA licensed coaches in the UK. His other licenses include the FA Academy Managers License, FA Youth Modules 1,2,3 & Advanced Award (Professional Development Phase) and he has recently completed the LMA (UK) Talent ID program.

He has been the Academy Manager at Shrewsbury Town FC, a professional league 1 club in the UK, working with the Elite U18 and PDP players preparing them for a potential move into the world of professional soccer. As Academy Manager for the club, Wayne devised and implemented all coaching curriculums and programs for age groups U9-U18. He led a team of coaches on the huge undertaking of preparing for the EPPP/Double Pass audit (Elite Player Performance Plan), through the English Premier League, receiving Cat 3 status for the club.

Wayne has worked with the Canadian Soccer Association as a Learning Facilitator, delivering Community Coaching stream courses and Provincial coaching licenses. He is one of a few soccer coaches in Canada to be granted the Chartered Professional Coach designation. Before joining MOBA, Wayne held the position of Boys Director of Coaching at Penn Fusion, an ECNL/DA Club in Pennsylvania.

Connect with Wayne: wevans@mobasoccer.com

Brian Wilson

BRIAN WILSON, Boys Director, WPSL Assistant Coach

Brian has more than 10 years coaching experience on the youth and high school level, varying from ages 9 to 19. He has been the Head Coach for Glory United Football Club, Assistant Staff Coach Georgia ODP and Boys Varsity Head Coach for Community Christian School, winning 5 state championships. Brian has been the Head Coach for AFC Lightning DA teams’ before joining MOBA Soccer Academy in 2017.

Brian holds the USSF A, USSF A-Youth AND a  UEFA A license. Brian has extensively traveled internationally to Europe and South America as a soccer player and as a coach and believes in life-long learning and coaching education. He has experience with teams such as St. Pauli FC, Universidad de San Jose, and Miami’s USL Team Tango.

Brian made Atlanta’s professional team, Atlanta Ruckus in 1998 and is an alumnus athlete from the University of South Carolina.

Connect with Brian: brianwilson11@gmail.com

Joshua Villalobos

Joshua Villalobos, PhD: Director of Sports Science, Head Coach

Joshua holds a Master of Science in Exercise Science, a Bachelor of Arts in Health & Exercise Science, and is a National Strength and Conditioning Association certified Specialist. He is also the owner of Synergy Athletic Solutions, where he is specialized in training  aspiring pro-athletes. His offerings include strength and endurance training, sports science testing, return to performance, athletic management, and sports nutrition.

Joshua has more than 10 years of extensive coaching experience and is USSF and United Soccer Coaches certified. Joshua has coached at different levels and clubs with last being the  Academy Director for Southern Soccer Academy (SSA) and Head of Sports Science.   

Joshua loves the game of soccer and has been playing since the age of 12. He played for the U17 Youth National Team and became a member of the residency program in Bradenton, Florida. Joshua played on a collegiate level at Furman University and on an international level for the U23 Puerto Rican and Men's National Team during Olympic and World Cup qualifying Campaigns. 


Education:

  •  Bachelors in Exercise Science, Furman University
  •  Masters in Exercise Science, Georgia State University
  • Concentration: Exercise Physiology
  • PhD in Kinesiology (ongoing), Georgia State University

Certifications

  • National Strength Conditioning Association Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • Barcelona FC Innovation Training for Team Sports
  • Barcelona FC Innovation Advanced Sport Nutrition
  •  United Soccer Coaches Maximizing Player Performance Using Technology and Science

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • National Strength Conditioning Association
  • Barcelona FC Innovation
  • United States Soccer Federation
  • United Soccer Coaches
  • Southern Soccer Academy Director & Head of Sport Science

Connect with Joshua: jvillalobos@mobasoccer.com

Phone: (470) 409-9393

Todd Fidler Assistant Coach at MOBA Soccer Academy

Todd Fidler: Assistant Coach

Originally from London, England,  Todd has a Masters in Sports Administration and Leadership, a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and an FA Level Two coaching license from the UK. Todd played three years at Reinhardt University in the NAIA where he was named all-conference and all-region for three consecutive years before going on to become an assistant coach for the 2018/19 season post-graduation. While coaching college soccer, Todd was also a youth coach for two of Concorde Fires youth teams. His playing history in England includes numerous premier league academies such as West Ham and Fulham from age u15 to u18 before moving to the United States in 2015 to attend college. During college, Todd played for MOBA's USL 2 team for three of their five seasons, including our inaugural season.

Education:

  • Masters in Sport Administration and leadership, Reinhardt University
  • Bachelors in Exercise Science, Reinhardt University
  • The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science (UK)

Certifications:

  • FA Level Two coach
  • NSPA Certified Speed and Agility Specialist
  • NSPA Certified Weightlifting Performance coach

 

Mauricio Lopez

Mauricio Lopez: Assistant Coach

Mauricio has more than six years coaching youth soccer and coaches our 09 boys team.  Mauricio holds a USSF D license, a United Soccer Coaches national license and Goalkeeper Level 1 diploma. 

Jordan Replogle

Jordan Replogle: Assistant Coach

Jordan holds a national level D coaching license. He has coached at both club and high school level in the West Tennessee area. Along with his coaching experience, Jordan is a United States Army Veteran.

Paige Lievsay

Paige Lievsay: Assistant Coach

Paige holds a national level D coaching license and has both played and coached for many years. Most recently, she has coached on the ADASL for a division one team and plays on the GAWSA.

Paige joined the MOBA staff in May 2019.

Easton Burton

Easton Burton: Assistant Coach

Easton holds a national D coaching license and currently coaches MOBA's Pre-Academy team. Easton has coached for 4 years, and played for 16 years. He has coached at the club, recreational, middle school, and high school levels. He also is an assistant coach at Konos Academy and is pursuing Bachelors in business management at Gordon state college.