Its with great anticipation and excitement that John (Fletch) Fletcher joins the coaching staff at St Pete Raiders soccer club. DOC Tony Paris said "its rare you get someone of Fletches ability on the market, but after lengthy negotiations we were able to make it work".
He will be starting his new role at the Raiders in late May.. Welcome !!
Coach John Fletcher has an extensive background both as a player and a coach.
John began his career at Queens Park Rangers F.C. Breaking into the first team squad in 2003. John left Q.P.R in 2005 and attended Eckerd College for four years where he graduated with a Major in Buisness Management. He then went on to play at various clubs in England and the U.S.A, most notably AFC Bournemouth in the EPL.
John began his coaching career at Ocean City F.C. Where he was player/coach of the PDL team and director of Camps. He then went on to coach at various clubs in California working at both the Academy and ECNL level. John joins us from LA Galaxy in Los Angeles.