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Meet The Staff (Info below is under construction for 2020-21)


Bill Ajram 
~ Executive Director / Staff Coach 
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Bill has over 20 years of professional coaching experience. He founded FC United and grown it's membership from 4 players to one of the most recognized and competitive clubs in our state and within our region. Player development and promoting technically sound and tactically proficient players is his top priority.

Bill was born in Colombia, South America. After successfully helping pioneer the high school varsity programs in Cedar Rapids, while a student at Washington High School, he went on to attend and play at the University of Calgary (Canada) and the Alberta Canada Premier League and Alberta 1st Division.

Bill has also worked at both the Men’s FIFA World Cup and Women’s FIFA World Cup as an official World Cup Ambassador and World Cup Interpreter. Assigned as the interpreter to the Bolivian National Team.

His Licenses include the US Soccer National 'C' License, NSCAA Goal Keeping License (I & II), NSCAA National Youth License, 7v7 Grassroots, and several NSCAA Professional Development Certification.

Bill earned a BA with a concentration in economics and completed the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin.

Amber Matthews ~
Operations Manager / Staff Coach 
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Amber completed her Masters of Business Leadership at William Penn University, where she also served as the Graduate Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach at William Penn Univ.
A 2017 graduate (with honors) of Young Harris College with a degree in psychology, Amber was a four-time letter-winner, claiming captain duties from her sophomore year through her senior year.

Matthews started playing soccer at the age of six, and had the opportunity to play for both Chelsea FC, and West Ham United FC at the professional level. Matthews also had the honor of representing her home country of England in the Gothia Youth World Cup in 2008.

Amber has played for 3 different WPSL teams throughout the United States, and reached the WPSL semi-final with Atlanta United in 2016.

Amber has also coached at the youth level for various club including Sporting KC and Atlanta United. In addition to coaching duties at FC United, she will also assume various responsibilities as the Operations Manager and work closely with our Team Managers and club administration.

Monueir Moodie ~ Staff Coach
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Monueir was born and raised in Jamaica where he played his youth soccer.

He accepted and pursued an opportunity to compete and study at Mount Mercy University where graduated with a degree in Finance and Marketing.

While at Mount Mercy, he earned Conference Defensive Player awards, became a team Captain on their national qualifier team and a 2-year Academic All-American in 2015 and 2016.

Upon his graduation from Mount Mercy, he became a Risk Advisor at TrueNorth Companies.

Brock Karloff ~ Staff Coach
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Brock, a native of Omaha, NE, now resides in the Cedar Rapids area with his fiancee.

In addition to his role at FC United, Brock is also the Assistant Men's Soccer Coach at Cornell College.

He has extensive experience, both as a player and a coach, at Gretna Soccer Club and has actively coached and developed Gretna players from 2012 - 2018. During that time, he was also on the staff at Gretna High School where he helped them qualify for the Nebraska State Tournament six of the seven years during his tenure. 

As a player, Brock played for Arsenal (now Sporting Omaha FC) and was a four-year starter for Gretna High School, where he earned First Team All-State Nebraska three years (sophomore, junior, senior). He was a member of the Nebraska State Championship team for Gretna High in 2002. Played one year at Dana College where he earned All-Conference honors as a freshman.

Brandon Besong
Staff Coach
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Brandon, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, comes from an experienced background in playing club soccer for Heartland and EIU. 

He continued to play Division 1 soccer at Missouri State University where he earned a starting spot as a freshman. During his time at MSU they won 3 out of 4 MVC regular-season titles and he was an MVC All-Conference and All-Region standout his last two years at MSU. 

Brandon earned his bachelors in Accounting and his Masters in Business Administration. Following his graduation, he decided to return to Cedar Rapids and accepted a position at TrueNorth where he is a Risk Management Specialist.  

Brandon is currently completing his Coach Development Program and his USSF Age Group Licensing

Dane Lee ~ Staff Coach / Goalkeeper Coach
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Dane is a native of Jamaica. Dane is a graduate of Mount Mercy University, where he was a member of their Varsity Men's Soccer team.

Dane graduated with a degree in Engineering and is currently a Software Engineer at TransAmerica. One of his objectives is to instill a passion for soccer, in particular to young goalkeepers, while focusing on technical development, decision making, and a strong work ethic.

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FC United

8610 Milburn Rd 
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52411

Email: [email protected]

FC United

8610 Milburn Rd 
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52411

Email: [email protected]
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