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Monaghan named Director of Select Soccer Operations



Monaghan named Director of Select Soccer Operations for Lonestar Soccer Club in Austin


AUSTIN, TX - On Friday, May 5, 2017, Lonestar Soccer Club, the leader in full-service youth soccer operations in Central Texas, added Brian Monaghan to its staff as the Director of Select Soccer Operations.


“What a great day for Lonestar,” said Buck Baccus, Lonestar Soccer Club president. “I’ve known Brian now for close to 15 years. I’ve always had the greatest respect and appreciation for his soccer knowledge, experience, professionalism, passion and commitment to the game. Brian was a part of CCU many years ago, just prior to the formation of Lonestar. It pleases me immensely to welcome him back to our Lonestar family. Brian’s a great fit for us and a perfect add to our formidable leadership team. Welcome Brian!”


Most recently, Monaghan had served as Director of Coaching at Classics Elite in San Antonio, TX. During his tenure in San Antonio, CE experienced success on and off the field. Team success at the state and regional level, player development at all ages, and facility development are just a few of the outcomes that can be attributed to Monaghan.


His playing and coaching resumes compliment each other. From signing with Everton FC at age 16 and playing professionally in England, Australia and the United States to working with youth national teams and assisting at MLS combines, Monaghan’s experience will add to an already qualified and dedicated staff.


“I am delighted that Brian will join our leadership team at Lonestar. He is a nationally renowned as an outstanding soccer leader and coach. Brian, over many years of successful coaching, has built a vast soccer network at the youth, collegiate, and professional levels of play. He has tremendous soccer experience and knowledge that he can share and pass on to all our outstanding player pool and coaching staff. He is a fantastic addition to Lonestar.“ added Don Cameron, Executive Director.


About Lonestar Soccer Club

Established in 2004, Lonestar Soccer Club (LSC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with an approximate annual budget of $5 million. That budget facilitates a full-time coaching staff that numbers greater than 50 and a membership of more than 8,000 registrants. Lonestar Soccer Club is a youth organization which offers all levels of play for young people from 4 to 19 years of age.