Andrew Vassell was born and raised in Montego Bay, Jamaica. He started his soccer career at Cornwall College where he was a key member of the team. Vassell went on to play professional premier league soccer with two of the more popular Jamaican teams. He also coached a D1 men’s team for two years. After migrating to Florida, he played with a semi-professional league in Ft. Lauderdale and soon thereafter he became the coach of a U15 boys team.
Andrew has a total of 22 years of coaching experience. Over that time he coached both boys and girls teams ranging from ages 8 to 18. These teams have won many prestigious tournaments like FYSA State Cup, Disney Showcase, Jefferson Cup and WAGS. Andrew also had the opportunity to train the Women’s Professional League team, Magic Jacks, which included several members of the US National Women’s Soccer team.
In 2012, Andrew joined Gulliver as the Assistant Coach for the Varsity Girls team. He says he is very encouraged by the talent, drive and commitment of the team and his goal is to further develop the players and continue the winning tradition of the Raiders soccer program.