Elijah EvansStaff Coach - East

During what year did you start working with NC Fusion?


Current Coaching License:


Years of Coaching Experience

5 Years

Tweet your coaching style – i.e. in 140 characters or less.

A style that focuses on players making their own decisions, and learning over time. My goal as a coach is to challenge players to take risk, play with intention, and to prepare each player for the rest of their soccer journey.

Favorite memory as a player?


Playing for Real Salt Lake Academy. It opened my eyes to what standards need to be met every day to make it as a player, and that a perspective outside of your home environment is important. Also it sparked my interest to coach after have great coaches there, and seeing all of the details needed to develop players.

In 10 words or less, #1 reason you coach?

To share my passion and knowledge to inspire players

Coaching/Professional Education:

USSF C License

Coaching Experience:

Fayetteville Soccer Club 2014-2015 (Assistant Coach and Camp Assistant)

NC Fusion GUSA (Greensboro United Soccer Assoc.) 2017-current


Personal Info:

A Raeford, NC native that has played soccer his entire life including at the academy level with Real Salt Lake-AZ and SC United Battery Academy, and collegiately with Iowa Western Community College. After a career ending injury he transitioned into coaching where he enjoys coaching players with the same passion for the game, and being active in teaching the game. He’s currently a senior Kinesiology student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and enjoys traveling, cooking, and binge watching soccer.

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