Football Club Prime announces Melony Poviones as Girls Junior Technical Director. Melony comes to Prime after a decorated career as a player and beginning her time as a budding youth coach.
A multiple time state champion in both club and high school, Melony was a standout youth player in Broward County. Selections to the Olympic Development Program, and All-County teams, helped her to St Thomas University. There Poviones was able to pick up honors as Rookie Of The Year (2011), Player Of The Year (2012), and Best Female Athlete (2013) while earning All-Conference and All-American honors. Poviones did not stop there however, as her eclectic understanding of the sport saw her become USA Footvolley Champion 2016-2017.
"We are fortunate to add Melony to our coaching staff and feel like she is the perfect technical coach for our players. It is very important to provide a high level coach for the U8-U12 age group to ensure all the techniques the game demands are met to build a solid foundation in development." says Tricia Taliaferro - Girls ECNL & Development Director
As a coach, Melony has started her career managing both High School and Club soccer. More famously, she is the Owner/Operator of Shooting Stars Indoor Soccer where some of the best young talent in Broward county come to hone their craft.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to bring my creativity as a coach to FC Prime. My focus is to ensure the club moves forward in their drive towards helping young players achieve their goals.” - Says Melony Poviones - Girls Junior Technical Director