Brandon holds his USSF National “A” license, USSF National Youth license, and is a former US Youth National Team player.
After 10-year stint coaching for FC Portland, McNeil joined the Northeast United Soccer Club as the Director of Coaching in January of 2014. McNeil received his US Soccer ‘A’ Coaching License in July 2012.
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.