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Ajax St. Louis Jim Bokern

Jim Bokern's Experience & Accomplishments

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2008 - Present              Founder AJAX St. Louis Soccer Club

2013                            Coach, AJAX St. Louis Soccer Club.  Missouri President's Cup U-12 Boy's Champions 

2010 - 2011                  Coach, AJAX Soccer Club.  U.S. National O-30 Cup Champions             

2009                            Completed USSF National Youth Coaching License, (U6 to U12 players)

1983 - Present              Staff Coach/Instructor, Missouri Olympic Development Program

2005                            Inducted, Saint Louis Soccer Hall of Fame.

2001 - 2002                  Director of Coaching, New Rochelle (NY) Soccer Club.

1996 - 2002                  Men's Coach, Meramec Community College.  NJCAA Finalists (2000).

1998                            Inducted, St. Mary's High School Hall of Fame

1994 - 1995                  Head Coach, St. Louis Knights (USL), coached semi-pro team advancing to the play-offs both seasons

1988 - 2002                  Dir of Coaching/Board Member, Busch Soccer Club at AB Conf & Sports Centre.

1991 - 2001                  Founder/Commissioner, Budweiser Premier Soccer League at AB Sports Centre.

1990 - 2001                  Boy's & Girl's Coach, Busch Soccer Club.  Coached 4 National Champions, 8 Regional Champions, and 18                                        State Championships teams.

1996                            Inducted, Saint Louis University Hall of Fame

1991 - 1996                  Boy's Soccer Coach, St. Mary's High School, .Missouri State Champions (1995), Midwest H.S. Coach of the                                      Year (1995)

1995                            Presented St. Louis University's Soccer Alumni Achievement Award

1990                            Selected as a member of the All-Time Saint Louis University soccer team

1989                            Completed USSF. National "A" Coaching License. (Tampa, FL)

1987 - 1989                  Player/Coach, Budweiser S. C. USSF National O-30 Champions '87 & '88

1986                            Player/Coach, Kutis S. C. USSF National Open champions

1979 - 1985                  Men's and Women's Coach, Forest Park Com. CollegeNJCAA Men's Finalists (1983), NJCAA National Coach                                     of the Year (1983).

1980                            Completed USSF National "B" Coaching License. (U. of Evansville)

1974 - 1978                  Boy's and Girl's Varsity Coach, Oakville High School, Missouri Boy's State Champions (1976), Missouri High                                    School Coach of the Year, (1976).

1973 - 1976                  Player, St. Louis Stars Professional Soccer Club (NASL), selected St. Louis Professional Soccer Player of                                      the Year (1976)

1971                            Player, Kutis Soccer Club, USSF National Amateur Cup Champions

1970 - 1973                  Player, Saint Louis University, 3 NCAA Champions (1970,1972,1973)

1970                            Player, St. Mary's HS, Undefeated State Champions, selected Best Offensive Player


Wife - Angela.   Children - Nick (Katie), Bess, Molly (Paul), Hayley (Mike).  Grandchildren - Maddie, Michael, Samuel, Bradley, Lauren, Joseph, Zoe, and Vince