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Amani Walker

  • San Diego
  • (858) 254-8216

Professional Football Player


Experienced and accomplished as a professional football player with five years experience at a high level looking to leverage knowledge of football, the player's mentality, and the functionality of the football boot, as it pertains to players of all ages. 

Work History


Professional Football Player

Orange County Blues
  • Embraced a senior role on the team as one of the older, more experienced  players in the group who is often the liaison between the technical staff and players.
  • Worked to build up the community surrounding the club through appearances and camps 
Jan 2013Dec 2014

Professional Football Player

Tampa Bay Rowdies
  • Continued to develop both as a footballer and a leader on a NASL championship winning team
  • Gave speeches to inner city youth about the importance of education and how football can positively impact their lives
  • Played alongside numerous former English Premiership and MLS players, gaining their wisdom of the business and essence of football from a player's perspective 
Jan 2011Dec 2012

Professional Football Player

Minnesota Stars (United)
  • Developed as a professional, while winning a NASL championship and reaching the final the next year
  • Led the team in goals in 2012; looked to by teammates as a leader on the field
  • Reached out the community of the Twin Cities and was involved in youth camps, clinics, and school programs.
Dec 2012Present

High School Varsity Coach

Francis W. Parker Upper School
  • Coached and taught young student-athletes ranging in age from eleven to eighteen both the technical and tactical skills necessary to be the best players physically possible.
  • Demonstrated the values associated with hard work, team-building, and communication


Aug 2007Mar 2012

B.A. in International Studies

University of California, Irvine (UCI)
  • Focused on three areas of the global landscape
  1. Culture and Anthropology
  2. Business and the global economy
  3. International Policy
  • Mainly concentrated on the behavioral traits of people throughout the world and how their environment created the culture of the region; creating a window into the mindsets of individuals pertaining to economic markets and political affiliations.  
  • Studied regions of Europe, Asia, & Middle East; with the main area of emphasis in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Was a four year varsity letter-winner of the UCI Division I Men's Soccer team.
    • Played an integral part in the first team in school history to reach the NCAA Tournament, eventually playing in the competition two total times.
    • Evolved into a natural leader and captain on the team on and off the field, coaching and teaching numerous camps and making public appearances around the city to help build the football interest around the community.


  • Won multiple team and individual awards including: Two Big West Conference League and Tournament Championships, Two Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year Awards, and Two Big West Conference First Team All-Conference Awards.
  • Received Scholar-Athlete Award at UC Irivne 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Volunteered and spoke at numerous organizations such as: Academy of Holy Angels in Minneapolis, MN; the Ryan Nece Foundation in Tampa, FL; and Children's Hospital of Orange County, CA


Microsoft Office

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

Proficient in Conversational Spanish

Able to read, write and converse in Spanish