Bruce Murray is an inductee of the US Soccer Hall of Fame, Class of 2011. As a US National Team player Bruce scored 21 goals in 85 appearances, also scoring and assisting goals in the 1990 World Cup. Bruce also represented the United States in the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Before Murray's professional career he won 2 National Championships with Clemson and was awarded the Hermann Trophy as college soccer's best player. As a coach, Bruce holds USSF B license and has led multiple youth teams to National Championships. He is recognized nationally as a player development coach. Bruce has coached many youths that have gone on to play professionally. Cole Seiler (Georgetown U/Montreal Impact), Charlie Davies (USMNT), and Kyle Fisher (Clemson/Portland Timbers) are to name a few.
Exercise Science (Coaching Science), Ricky completed his UEFA B license, United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma, Director of Coaching Diploma, and hopes to complete the United Soccer Coaches Masters License. Ricky has worked as Technical Director and D.O.C throughout organizations in NJ and has extensive knowledge within talent identification and being able to give players opportunities to progress through the sport. Ricky has worked with players on a collegiate and international platform, having taken teams and individuals to different countries around the world to play and have experiences in some of the top football academies as well as support players with their path to various colleges in the US.
Coach Bruce in the News
Coach Bruce at a soccer camp in Fairbanks, Alaska talks about soccer camps and youth soccer.
Soccer campers enjoying a mid day break at the pool.