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Patrick Fuentes 

Patrick is the Regional Coordinator for the New York Red Bulls, responsible for the day to day oversight and growth of the Red Bull coaches with the main focus of Central/South Jersey.   

Patrick has been with the New York Red Bulls since 2013, establishing himself within the organization. Patrick has been involved in the Regional Development Schools (RDS), the pre-academy filter system to the prestigious New York Red Bulls Academy.  

In conjunction with NJ Youth Soccer; Patrick has served as the Olympic Development Program (ODP) Age Group Coordinator for the U10-U11. 

As both a coach and a coach educator with the New York Red Bulls, and United Soccer Coaches; where he is a staff instructor for the 4v4, 7v7, 9v9, and 11v11, and assessor for their advanced diploma courses.  His vast experience has allowed him to put numerous players into collegiate programs, MLS/USSF Development Academies, and Professional teams both stateside and abroad. 

In addition to his role with New York Red Bulls, Patrick serves as our Director of Coaching; overseeing all technical soccer related decisions within the club.  Patrick has been with RSA for five years, developing our recreation through travel program; designing and implementing a vertically integrated development model for all programs within our club.   

As a player, Patrick’s professional career was cut short by a severe ankle injury suffered in the preseason with the Harrisburg City Islanders of the USL.  Upon his return, he was given opportunities with the Kansas City Wizards (Now Sporting KC) of the MLS, and Ft. Lauderdale Strikers (NASL).  Never fully recovering from the ankle injury suffered, he moved into coaching shortly thereafter. 

Patrick's Coaching Qualifications 

- Currently obtaining UEFA B- Scottish FA- Summer 2021
-RFEF (Spain) Level 1 Credits 
- United Soccer Coaches- Coach Developer Diploma- (An Inaugural recipient -course specifically designed for Coaching Educators)  
- United Soccer Coaches- Director of Coaching Diploma  
- United Soccer Coaches-Premier Diploma 
- United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma
- United Soccer Coaches National Diploma
- United Soccer Coaches Special Topics Diploma- Reading the Game  
- US Youth Soccer/ NJ TOPS Soccer Certification  
- Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma 

Ayodeji (DJ) Ogunlade 

DJ will be working within our 2011, 2009, and 2006 boys age groups.   Born in Nigeria, but grew up in England,  DJ played in the non-league (semi-professional leagues) of England where he played for likes of Erith Town FC, Oldham Town FC, South Shields FC and Oldham Boro FC between 2004 - 2010.  

He transitioned into coaching during his short spell in Malaysia where he started as a player/coach at Safa FC Kuala Lumpur.  

DJ joined New York Red Bulls in Spring 2017, where he began with RSA.  He has become a staple of the club with his passion and love for the game apparent within every session/game. 


DJ currently holds the United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma, and USSF “B” License. 

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