Accele Rando

Tallmadge, Ohio, United States

Born and raised in Thailand, and relocated to Rome, New York, Accele started playing soccer at a very young age. Continued his high school career to four years in college for Morrisville State College. Graduated with a Bachelor's in Automotive and moved to Akron, Ohio for work. Mentored by the President Director, Lynn Lashbrook, Director of Soccer, John Print, and Certified FIFA agent, Sky Andrews. Also mentored by Coach George Nanchoff and Bill Lawrence, who inspired him to continue his career in soccer. Born in the Thailand refugee camp, he started playing soccer as a pastime with other kids in the refugee camp. His passion for soccer started at a young age, and his goal now is to help other young refugee soccer players who have also relocated to the United States. His goals for them are to help them set up for a successful career. He started working at the AUDI dealership but was still very passionate about soccer, which led him to coach the Inner City Youth Soccer boys for one season. He is currently shadowing MLS Next coach at Cleveland Force Soccer Club and also mentoring young soccer athletes in North Hill, Akron.