Northern Virginia United FC

Northern Virginia United FC is an American soccer club based in Leesburg, Virginia. NVU will be playing in the fourth-division National Premier Soccer League. The leadership of the club includes Chris Jennings with Brian and Chris Welsh. The club's primary nickname is 'NVU' and the name used across all of their social media platforms is 'NVUFC.'

FoundedJanuary 3, 2018 (January 3, 2018)
StadiumCropp Metcalfe Park
"The Cropp"
ChairmanBrian Welsh
Assistant CoachChris Jennings
Inaugural Season2018
WebsiteClub website

The club will play their home matches at Cropp Metcalfe Park at Evergreen Sportsplex. They will begin play for the 2018 NPSL season.[1] All home games will be broadcast live from Evergreen Sportsplex via the club's YouTube channel.

Current Roster

As of May 22, 2018.[2] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
GK T.J. Bush
GK James Knoebel
GK Colin Shutler
DF Oumar Ballo
DF Jacob Campbell
DF Ethan Lloyd
DF Will Mejia
DF Jared Valdes
DF Daniel Welsh
MF Andres Garcia
MF Ryan Harmouche
MF Ahmed Ismail
MF Omar Ismail
MF Patrick Jean-Gilles
MF R.J. Moore
No. Position Player
MF Dave Salas
MF Marcos Sanchinelli
MF Alex Shahmirzadi
MF Nick Short
MF Trey Thompson
MF Colin Verfurth
MF Zee Warid
MF Chris Welsh
FW Will Bagrou
FW Shaka Bangura
FW Tommy Buono
FW Andy Mensah
FW Dondre' Robinson
FW Giovanni Vasquez

Source: 2018 Northern Virginia United Roster

Club management

Front Office
Position Staff
General Manager Chris Welsh
Director of Soccer Operations Chris Jennings
Director of Operations

Last updated: January 11, 2018
Source: Official Website of Northern Virginia United

Coaching staff
Position Staff
Head Coach Brian Welsh
Assistant Coach Chris Jennings

Last updated: January 2018
Source: Official Website of Northern Virginia United


  1. "Northern Virginia United FC Joins the NPSL". National Premier Soccer League. January 3, 2018. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
  2. "Northern Virginia United: Roster". Northern Virginia United. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
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