Youth Class Director
Ayo was born and raised in Southern western Nigeria. He began his playing soccer at age 3 and played competitively between the ages of 10 and 18. As a junior player he was part of his team from Nigeria that participated in Dana cup in Denmark and Gothia cup in Sweden in the early nineties. Ayo was invited to the Nigerian Under 16 national team but put his career on hold to attend college.
In 2002 he moved to the United states and obtained his USSF National D coaching License and was employed as an assistant coach at Chelsea piers.
Ayo is also a National referee and a member of the Professional referee organization in the U.S and worked games at various level such as PDL, USL PRO, D2, US Open Cup ,MLS teams and international Champions cup and international club friendlies featuring Real Madrid of Spain, Celtic FC of Scoltland,, Everton FC of England, Chelsea FC , AS Roma of Italy , just to mention a few . Ayo is also a national referee with intercollegiate soccer officials handling NCAA games in the U.S. In 2013 Ayo ran a soccer clinic at Chelsea piers with Edison Arantes do Nascimento (PELE)
Ayo has used his position at various level to develop young players starting from age 2 playing to travel soccer at a higher level.
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