Brandon holds his USSF National “A” license, USSF National Youth license, and is a former US Youth National Team player.
After 8-year stint Division 1 Assistant Coach at the University of Portland (2008-2016) with the Men’s & Women’s Programs. During his time recruiting / coaching at UofP he was central in recruiting and transitioning multiple players to the professional ranks.
Prior to transitioning to D1 Assistant Coaching Brandon had a 10-year stint coaching for FC Portland Academy. McNeil joined Northeast United Soccer Club as the Director of Coaching in January of 2014. McNeil (1998-2001) was a four-year starter for the Pilots and earned All-West Coast Conference honors as a senior. Originally from San Diego, Calif., McNeil scored two goals and handed out 17 assists during his career on The Bluff. He helped the Pilots reach the NCAA postseason twice, advancing to the third round in 2001.
Brandon was a defender for the University of Portland before going on and joining their coaching staff from 2008 – 2015. Prior to UP Brandon was the head coach for the Lincoln High School girls soccer team where he lead the team to the state
title with a perfect 18-0 season.