John Ramos Bio
John Ramos is the Director of Coaching and Player Development for the Plantation Football Club and PAL Soccer.
has been the DOC for the last 7 years and coaching the game for the last 10 years.
USSF National A License along with the USSF National Youth License and the NSCAA DOC Diploma.
is also a part of the coaching staff for FYSA Olympic Development Program and FYSA instructional staff for the FYSA coaching courses.
In addition, John is also a scout and coach for the U.S. Youth National teams for boys and girls and a scout for the US Developmental Academy.
John is also a high school coach currently at Cypress Bay HS where they have just won back-to-back state championships and an ESPN and NSCAA National Championship.
Prior to Cypress Bay he led American Heritage Plantation to 4 state championships.
is a former professional player who played in the German professional leagues and the MLS, A-league, and USL here in the United States.
grew up playing youth soccer for the Plantation Eagles
, soccer at Taravella HS and played college soccer at Nova Southeastern University
has coached boys and girls from ages 4-18 over several years.
believes that passion for the game is a major component of player development.
says, "As soon as you have passion, the rest is easy, but passion is not going to practice 2x a week, passion is playing the game on the same days you eat.
an advocate of "Long Term Athlete Development" and believes that every player has potential.
also believes that soccer players don't evolve in environments that have too much structure.