Brandon Site Director
Gary Rach serves as the Academy Director and Club Director in our Brandon facility. Prior to joining West Florida Flames, Gary spent three years as an assistant coach at the University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky. The first two, he coached the women’s program and the final year worked with the perennial top 25 men’s program.
His college coaching career began at local power house University of Tampa where he served as an assistant with the men’s soccer program and oversaw the goalkeeper training. Coach Rach possesses the National Youth License and has been coaching youth soccer for over 20 years. Rach also trained Brandon High School, including the team that secured the only FHSAA State Championship in the school’s history. The native of Hollywood, FL possesses a B.S. Degree in Business and resides in Brandon, FL.