JR Lee - Challenge East Staff Coach


University of North Wales (UK)
BA Physical Education and Child Development ‘82
Western Illinois University
MA Sports Administration ‘85

Coaching Education 

College Experience
Western Illinois University (NCAA Div 1) - Men’s Staff: 1984-1985

Club and High School Experience 
Texas Heatwave - Director of Coaching: 2000-2009
Co-Founder - Challenge and Texans Training Program: 1987
1994 National Champions: Texans ‘78
-First South Texas trainer to win a National Championship
1994 National Runners Up: Texans
1994 National Runners Up: Challenge ‘76
-Firat South Texas trainer to advance teams to National Finals
1992 National Finalist: Challenge ‘76
Numerous State and Regional Championships

US Soccer/ ODP Experience
US Soccer Chief Scout
Region 3 Head Coach
-Tours to England, France, Portugal
-Coached against Jamaican, Mexican, and US Youth National Teams

JR has developed over 30 US National Team players, 15 Major League Soccer Players, and 250 collegiate level players