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Nolan Sheldon

U-18 Developmental Academy Head Coach

Nolan Sheldon joined D.C. United in 2010 after spending three years as a staff coach for IMG Soccer Academy in Bradenton, Florida. He served as an Assistant Coach for the DCU U-16s during the 2010-2011 season and was named the U-18 Developmental Academy Head Coach in 2012. In addition to his responsibilities with the U-18 team, he also holds the position as the Director of D.C. United’s Camps and Training Programs.

Sheldon is originally from Moatsville, WV, but has been all over the East coast with his playing and coaching career. Sheldon played for IMG Soccer Academy as a youth, attended and played college soccer at Wingate University in Wingate, North Carolina, and competed in the Premier Development League (PDL) with the Bradenton Academics. After his playing career, Sheldon began coaching and obtained his USFF A coaching license in 2009.


Sheldon is currently representing D.C. United in Major League Soccer's partnership with the French Football Federation as a candidate in the Elite Formation Coaching License (EFCL), which will conclude October 2014. 



Sheldon lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife Alexis, their daughter Emeline Jane and son Peter Clarence
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