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Executive Director, Gift Ndam Joins Tennessee Tempo FC Academy as Head Coach of U15 and U16 Teams

Murfreesboro, TN - Tennessee Tempo FC Academy is excited to announce the appointment of Gift Ndam as the new Head Coach of the soccer program. With his impressive coaching and playing experience, Ndam is well-suited to lead the teams to success.

Ndam brings a wealth of coaching experience to the Tennessee Tempo FC Academy. He has coached at NUSA, Brentwood Academy, Tennessee Soccer Club, and Brentwood Soccer Club. He also served as the Trevecca Nazarene University Men's Assistant Coach, where he helped lead the team to a successful season. Ndam holds several coaching licenses, including the NSCAA Premier License, NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, NSCAA Player Development Curriculum 1 and 2, NSCAA National Goalkeeping License, USSF National Youth License, and USSF "D-National" License. As a player, Ndam played for Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville Metros (PDL), and Huntsville United (NPSL).

Ndam is highly educated, having earned a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Arts in Religion, and a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Information Technology from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN. He also has a Master of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO.

"I am thrilled to join the Tennessee Tempo FC Academy as the new Head Coach of our U15 and U16 boys’ teams," said Ndam. "I am excited to work with each of our families, talented players, and coaching staff to help build a successful soccer program. My focus is on player development, and I am committed to creating a positive and supportive environment for the teams to thrive."

"We are excited to welcome Gift Ndam as the new Head Coach of the Tennessee Tempo FC Academy," said Alex Araujo, Board President. "His experience, coaching licenses, and playing career make him an excellent fit for these teams. We are confident that under his leadership, each team will achieve great things, as he guides us in accomplishing our mission of nurturing and challenging each player on and off the field. We look forward to seeing the success that he will bring to the Tennessee Tempo FC Academy family."

Ndam is married to Brittany, and they have two beautiful boys, Samuel and Joshua.

For more information about Tennessee Tempo FC Academy and the appointment of Gift Ndam as the Head Coach of our U15 and U16 boys’ teams, please contact

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