Weston FC Board of Directors

VP of Premier Boys Program
Ares Michaelides

Ares Michaelides has been involved with the Weston soccer community since 2000 in various capacities, including coaching and serving on the board of directors. For the past six years, Ares has served as the VP of the Boys Premier Program, managing all strategic and administrative aspects for the boys side of the club. Ares holds a USSF D license and played as a collegiate All-American at Drew University in New Jersey. Today, he still plays in the Weston Adult League. Professionally, after starting his career in finance and banking in New York City, Ares has spent the last twenty years as a senior executive in the cruise industry. Ares, a Chartered Financial Analyst, holds an undergraduate degree from Drew University and two Masters degrees from the London School of Economics. Ares has three children, each of which has played with the club throughout their entire soccer careers.

VP of Premier Girls Program
Doug Weston

Doug grew up in Plantation and played youth soccer for the eagles. He also played for South Plantation High School where he was a State Champion finalist in 1985 and a State Champion in 1986. Doug went to the University of Maryland for undergraduate studies and Nova Southeastern for Optometry school. He currently practices Optometry at Pearle Vision in Weston. Doug has a D license and has coached in the club for several years. He has a daughter named Danielle who plays for the club. Doug is currently the Vice President of the girls program for Weston FC.

Club Treasurer
Tony De Castro

Tony is a long-time Weston resident and holds an International Business Degree from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. An IT & Business Processes Consultant by profession, Tony leads the Energy & Utilities practice at IBM Corporation. He has also served as an executive at other prominent multinationals such as Oracle Corporation, Scientech and other private consulting firms. Tony brings extensive experience to the financial management and planning of the Clubs’ operations and has been a key member of the Board of Directors for the past six years. He has assisted on the formulation of key strategies that has driven the consolidation of WFC as one of the most prestigious Youth Soccer Clubs in the nation. Tony’s oldest son, Gianfranco (18) graduated from the program and is now playing at CalTech’s Soccer team. Stefano (14), currently plays in the U15 White. When not traveling for work, you are bound to see Tony taking pictures at the fields during the weekends.

VP of Club Operations
Steve Lewis

Steve Lewis has been a member of the Weston soccer community for over thirteen years as a coach and board member for various youth sports organizations. In his present role as V.P. of Operations for Weston FC, Steve governs the board’s relationship with the city as well as dealing with the day-to-day operation of the club. Professionally, Steve is the Managing Director for a national procurement group based in South Florida. Steve earned an MBA degree from Florida Atlantic University. Steve grew up in South Florida playing club soccer in Plantation. Steve also played for his US Army Military Police team while serving in Europe and has played in several adult leagues. Steve has earned his NSCAA Advanced National diploma (USSF “B” equivalent), NSCAA Advanced Youth National diploma and NSCAA State Goal Keeper diploma. Steve is married and has three children.

VP Tournaments & Sponsorships
David Sanderson

David is a graduate from Union College in NY with an MBA from Northeastern University, Boston. He is a successful businessman with an international marketing acumen having worked for the likes of Reebok International.

David is the son of “Paul G. Sanderson” inducted in the USA Soccer National Hall of Fame in 2008. David played for Union College, NY for 4 years as a starter in Division 3 (Northeast ECAC Champs). He was the PR Manager Hartford Bicentennials, an NASL Team, Hartford, CT.

He was also the AYSO Director for Boys U8-U12 Division from 2007 to 2010 and has been coaching for the past four years at Weston FC, currently with the Boys U11 Blue Premier Team.

VP US Development Academy and NPSL
Stephen Enriquez

Stephen Enriquez has been with the club since 2003. He joined the board of directors in 2004 as Treasurer. He was part of the team that transformed the Weston Cup from a local tournament to a national event with over 600 teams. He became the Club’s President in 2007 and was instrumental in obtaining the U.S. Development Academy program for Weston FC. Recently, he led Weston FC’s entry into the NPSL and now serves as Vice President of the U.S. Development Academy program and the NPSL program.

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