Ron DennieProgram Director 01/00/99/98B
Ron joins Lonestar SC as a member of the club's USSF DA coaching staff after serving as Director of Coaching at Georgetown Force FC from May 2010-May 2016.
Under his leadership, Force FC doubled in size and had the most players in the club's history selected to South Texas and Region III ODP teams. In 2014, Ron led the Force FC U15 boys to the club's first ever USYS State Championship and Regional Championship Semi-Finalist appearance. In 2016, Ron led the Force FC U17 boys to another USYS State Championship and Regional Championship appearance.
After moving to Austin in 1998, Ron began his coaching career at Austin Capital SC under the tutelage of Wolfgang Suhnholz. A member of the Austin Capital's coaching staff from 1999-2010, he held several positions including Boys Head Coach, Boys Academy Director, and Camp Director.
In 2008, Ron was hired to help launch Austin's professional soccer team the Austin Aztex. He held various positions including Player Manager, Youth Club Coordinator, Camp Director, and U23 Assistant Coach. In 2012 he returned to the Aztex to serve as U20 Assistant Head Coach.
From May 2013-July 2015, Ron worked as Head Coach for APPA (Academia de Preparacion Profesional de Austin), an Austin Hispanic community soccer academy that identifies and prepares local talent for trials and training with professional teams in Mexico.
Ron played NCAA D1 college soccer at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He started every game of his college career helping the Hoyas qualify for the highly competitive Big East Championships every season he played on the Hilltop. In 1993, Ron set the current Hoya men's soccer single season assist record by registering 15 assists in an 18 game schedule. He graduated from Georgetown University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy.
Following his college playing career, Ron played professionally in Greece for Iraklis FC and Apollon Kalamarias.
Ron grew up in South Florida and was a graduate of Coral Springs High School in 1990. He is married to LiAnne and has two daughters, Toren and Wilder.
- USSF National Youth License - January 2006, San Marcos, Texas
- USSF National A License - June 2008, Chicago, Illinois (renewed March 2012, March 2016)
- Coaching Education trip to Stoke City, October 2008
- USSF Coaching Education Workshop in Spain, March 2012
- Coaching Education trip to Seattle Sounders FC, August 2012
- Coaching Education trip to Club Necaxa, January 2014
- USSF Coaching Education Workshop in Belgium/Holland, March 2016
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