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Island Boosters of Union County

Our Motive is the PASSION for the sport; together we are unstoppable.

Island Boosters of Union County (IBUC) is a comprehensive and fully international coaching group that has bonded together for the betterment of younger players in the sport that we love. We have combined all of our knowledge and experience within the game and not only have devised a coaching syllabus but also a youth program in which we believe is the best of its kind.

Apart from the players our coaches will have the opportunity to experience various coaching clinics from FIFA, USSF, TTFA, English FA, KNVB qualified coaches to further their knowledge as well as their passion for coaching at higher levels.

IBUC staff is as follows:



webphoto-bryanBryan Ramoutar - A native of Trinidad and Tobago
Coaching Licenses:
FIFA Youth Coach's Certificate; English FA International "level 2" License; English FA "level 3" Youth Player Psychology Certificate; TTFA A Badge.
Coaching Experience:
1998-2007 MARA/MUSA Training Coach; Member of AJAX (Trainer/ Coach); Member of APT (Trainer/Coach); Tactical & Strategic Advisor/Coach for several colleges; Agent player placement in Europe, South America and Caribbean.
Professional playing and trial experience includes:
Club Nationales (Venezuela); Depotivo Cali (Colombia); Bradford City (England); Portsmouth FC(England); Trintoc FC (Trinidad); Forrest Reserve FC (Trinidad); Former National Youth & Senior Trinidad & Tobago player

webphoto-petersen-actionCarlos Petersen: A native of Chile
Coaching Licenses:
NSCAA Advanced National; USSF "A"; "C" Dutch/Ajax based Training

Coaching Experience:
Scottsdale Blackhawks 2010 – April 2011; U. of Alabama Huntsville Head Coach 1989 - 2008; Director of Coaching, Madison SC         
1999 - 2006; Director UAH Summer Camp 1989 - 2008; Lee HS Soccer Coach 1987 - 1989

Playing Experience: U. of Alabama Huntsville 1979 – 1983

webphoto-LambertJagerLambert Jager: A native of Holland
International experience:
Trained Japanese goalkeepers during the summer months for the last two years; Gave keepers clinics in Suriname. (South America); Gave keepers clinics in Belgium and summer camps in Texas and Missouri USA
National experience:
Invited as guest teacher by the K.N.V.B, for the Professional goalkeepers training course and conducted clinics throughout Holland.
In possession of two top goalkeepers coaching diplomas since 1995. I assisted Adam Sells with a DVD for keepers also Robert Green, Andy Marshall, Mike Taylor and Colin Doyle.

EXPERIENCE as a Goalkeeper Coach:
1994-1996 Bennekom (Top amateur division Holland)
1996 DOVO (Top amateur division Holland)
1999-2001 De Graafschap (Premiership Holland)
2002 Cambuur Leeuwarden (First division Holland)
2002 FC Zwolle (Premiership Holland)
2003 Cambuur Leeuwarden (First division Holland)
2003 FC Zwolle (Premiership Holland)
2004 Cambuur Leeuwarden (First division Holland)
2005/2009 Vitesse (Premiership Holland)
2009 AGOVV (First division Holland)
2010 Nanchang Bayi (Premiership China)

Rob Jager: webphoto-RobJagerA native of Holland
Experience: Rob currently runs and directs with his father Lambert one of the biggest youth goal keeping schools Midden-Nederland in Holland. 

webphoto-RobbyRobert McDonald: A native of England and the only person in our area whom has both played and coached at the Premiership level.

Coaching Experience:  1992/93 Emmen Dutch 1st Division; 1993/95 FC Zwolle Dutch 1st Division; 1997/99 DOVO  Dutch Top Amateurs (Championship 98/99);  
1999/00 De Graafschap  Dutch Premiership; 2001/02 Ajax Cape Town South African Premiership, Quarter-Finals Africa Cup; 2002/03 Cambuur Dutch 1st Division;
2003/04 VVOG  Dutch Top Amateurs; 2005  AJAX Youth Camps  USA; 2006  APT High Quality Youth Camps USA; 2007  DOVO  Dutch Top Amateurs (Championship 2006/2007); 2007  AS Trencin Slovakian Premiership 
Playing Experience: Professional Footballer (position: Centre-Forward) 
1974/79 Hull City  English 1st Division   
1979/80 S.C. Cambuur  Dutch 1st Division   
1980/81 F.C. Wageningen Dutch Premiership   
1981/82   Willem II  Dutch Premiership   
1982/85 F.C. Groningen Dutch Premiership Uefa Cup 2nd round 
1985/86     PSV Eindhoven Dutch Premiership Uefa Cup 2nd League Champions
1986   Sporting Lisbon Portuguese Premiership Uefa Cup 2nd
1986/87 FC Groningen  Dutch Premiership   
1987   Racing Jet Brussels Belgian Premiership   
1987/88 Ikast   Danish Premiership   
1988/89 Newcastle United English Premiership Uefa Cup 1st round
1988/89 Besiktas (on loan) Turkish Premiership Uefa Cup 1st round
1989/92  Veendam  Dutch 1st Division

IBUC also consults and works with other coaches here in the US as well as internationally:

webphoto-PhilbertJonesPhilbert Jones

Coaching Experience: 
Head Coach - La-brea United Football Academy. Senior team
Staff Coach - Desmond Armstrong Heroes Club
Head Coach -Southwest Institute of Sport U -20 - 2003-2004
Asst Head Coach -Southwest Institute of Sport, Senior team - 2003-2004
Head Coach - Utd Petrotrin Pro Team Reserves - 2006-2009
Asst Head Coach - Utd Petrotrin Pro Team - 2005-2009
Coaching Qualifications:
FA International Coaching License

webphoto-JonSchneiderJon Schneider: Over 20 years coaching/directing youth soccer and holds a USSF A License

webphoto-KurtwynBairdKurtwyn Baird: Over 20 years as a professional coach and holder of the English FA International Coaching License

Viv Anderson: First black football player to represent England in a full international match.

webphoto-RobbieWickhamRobbie Wickham: Skills/technical director holds a TTFA A Badge and USSF C License