2022-2023 FC ATHLETICO Club Coaching Staff


Coach Tinashe Mugabe - Owner/Executive Club Director

Though he was born in the United States, "Coach T" grew up in Zimbabwe before returning to the United States at 18 to attend college at UNCW where he studied International Business. After graduating from UNCW, Tinashe spent time playing in Australia and in Germany until returning to the United States where he moved to Mooresville and started FC ATHLETICO.


Coach Nick Brindley - Partner/Assistant Club Director
Program Director Senior Boys & Girls
(2007-2004 Birth Year) U15+ Boys & Girls

Nick was born and raised in the English countryside of Northamptonshire. At the age of 16, Nick left his home and spent four years in North London where he joined the "Protec Football Academy' and 'Barnet FC'. In 2007, Nick brought his soccer career to the United States where he spent four years at Pfeiffer University, earning a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Nick brings a wealth of experience to FCA both as a former professional player in England and as a current coach.
Prior to his new role with FCA, Nick served as a USSDA Director within CSA. He also served as the Youth Academy Director at LNSC, helping develop their younger boys program into, what was at the time, one of the strongest groups in the region. In addition to Nick’s work at the club level, he has also served as an Assistant Coach with Catawba College Men’s Soccer program as well as a NC Olympic Development Program staff coach.
Nick holds a USSF B License, USYS National Youth License and multiple licenses with the English FA.
Phone: (704)900-4642
Coach Charlton Muhlauri
Program Director Junior Boys and Girls
(2015-2012 Birth Year) U7-U10 Boys & Girls
Charlton joined FC ATHLETICO in the spring of 2020 having served as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Northeastern University (Boston, MA) where he studied Political Science and International Affairs. “Charlie” previously coached at the youth level for New England Sachems (Winchester Ma). Charlton will serve as the Director of the U7-10 Boys and Girls Program.
Phone: (603)727-2037
Coach Jason Stock
Program Director Classic Boys & Girls
(2011-2008 Birth Year) U11-U14 + Goalkeepers
Jason will be joining us from Impact FC in Statesville, NC where he has worked as their Technical Director while also working as a staff coach for the North Carolina Olympic Development boys program. Prior to joining Impact FC, Jason worked as a Director for UK International and completed his UEFA B Coaching Certification, Advanced National Coaching and Goalkeeping Diploma. 
Jason will serve as the program Director for the U11-14 Boys and Girls. 
Coach Carlos Chavez
Carlos joins FC ATHLETICO having previously worked as the Goalkeeper coach for Charlotte Metro FC for the past two and a half years. 
Carlos brings a wealth of experience in coaching and playing, having represented Colombia at the National level in all categories. Having studied Physical Education and High Physical Performance in Colombia, he strengthened his knowledge by studying Goalkeeper training in Spain with Valencia C.F.  
Carlos will serve as the head goalkeeper coach for the club and lead goalkeeper training across all programs. 
Coach Jeremy Ngameni
Jeremy joins FC ATHLETICO from, having recently relocated from New York, where he worked in the MLS Academy program with the New York RedBulls. Before joining the New York RedBulls, Jeremy coached at Sockers in Chicago, where he spent many years and helped build the club into one of the top clubs in the country. Jeremy is in the process of completing his UEFA-B license, which he will complete in Wales.
He has a tremendous amount of playing experience, having played in France – where he grew up, as well as in Germany, Egypt, and South Korea, where he ended his playing career.
Jeremy will begin working with the club immediately. He will serve as the Technical Director, and the Director of the Club Methodology.
In this role, he will be overseeing the implementation of the club training plan across all age groups, and lead Coaching Education sessions to ensure all teams, from U6-U19 are receiving the same level of coaching.
Carols Roman
Coach Carlos Roman
Carlos joins FC ATHLETICO having formerly worked with FC BARCELONA Academy in Casa Grande, Arizona. Carlos boasts a wealth of knowledge in different fields, having also worked for ESPN as a media assistant in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He attended Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, where he studied Journalism and Communication.
Carlos will work with our U8-U12 age groups, and serve as the director, and point of contact for all fall/spring FC ATHLETICO tournaments, including 6v6 tournaments in the summer.
Coach Joel Franz
Joel joins FC ATHLETICO from Warner/ASG in Florida. Joel is a graduate of Ball State University, from which he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies. He is currently completing his US Soccer C-license, has experience in High School, and various levels/age groups in club soccer, and will be of tremendous value to FC ATHLETICO.
Relocating from Florida with his family, Joel will begin working with the club on the 15th of February. Joel will also serve as an additional point of contact related to club schedules, and communication between coaches and Team Managers.