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ECNL May 05, 2015

Maryland United FC adds high profile coaches to ECNL and boys coaching staff

Maryland United FC has added former D.C. United Academy coach Jon Norem to the boys coaching staff and Ohio Elite coach David Stockum to the ECNL staff. Stockum will oversee the club’s U-16 and U-17 ECNL teams, while Norem will work on the boys side of the club.

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From the Maryland United FC website: 

Jon Norem

noremMaryland United FC is delighted to welcome coach Jon Norem to our family and list of highly qualified staff.

Jon joins us having recently coached with D.C. United’s Academy program. He is the current head coach of Bishop Ireton’s Boys’ Varsity Soccer where he earned Coach of the Year honors in 2012 and 2014. Jon played collegiately at Shenandoah University. Coach Jon will work on the boys side of the club.

DC United scout / Staff Coach – 2011 – 2014
Bishop Ireton Mens Varsity – 2009-present
– WCAC Coach of the Year 2012 & 2014
– USSF “A” License
– NSCAA National Youth License
– NSCAA Advanced National


David Stockum

StockumMaryland United FC is pleased to announce the addition of David Stockum to the girls’ coaching staff. David will coach our U16 and U17 ECNL teams.

Dave has been working with Ohio Elite’s ECNL teams in virtually the identical model to  our ECNL program, a team coaching model with a more club-centric approach. Along with Doug Bracken and Tim Lesiack, Dave spearheaded Ohio Elite’s ECNL high school age groups. Dave is also the men’s assistant coach at Cincinnati State.

Before he began his coaching career, Stockum played at an extremely high level. He earned high school All-America accolades his senior year as goalkeeper at Fairfield HS.  He then attended Cincinnati State for one year before transferring to the University of Louisville. He played 3 years for the Cardinals.

  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma Level 1, 2, & 3
  • OESA Director of Goalkeeping 2013-2014
  • Men’s Assistant Coach, Cincinnati State 2014
  • Goalkeeper, University of Louisville 2008-2011
  • NCAA National Finalist 2011
  • Big East Regular Season Champion 2009 & 2011
  • Big East Tournament Champion 2011
  • Director of Goalkeeping – Thoroughbreds Soccer Club 2010-2012
  • NSCAA All-American Goalkeeper 2007
  • Ohio Elite Staff Coach U11 Boys Academy 2013-2014
  • Staff Coach, University of Louisville Camp
  • Staff Coach, University of Indiana Camp

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