Ben Weaver has coached at Hoover Soccer Club for 4 years and worked as Academy Director with the club for the majority of that time. He also coached with Tormenta FC in Savannah, GA for almost 2 years and worked on the Alabama State ODP Staff for 5 years. He has a USSF C License and National Youth License and graduated from The University of Alabama with a degree in English and minor in Spanish. Coach Weaver played at Hoover Soccer Club and the University of Alabama Men's Club team and served as team captain. He is fluent in Spanish - his mother is from Buenos Aires, Argentina - and he lived in Buenos Aires for 3 years. Not surprisingly, Messi is his favorite player!