Originally from Olathe, Kansas, Michael is a retired professional soccer player with seven years of experience in the MLS, USL, and the Swedish first and second division. He attended the University of Notre Dame and was drafted 19th overall in the 2010 MLS Draft by the San Jose Earthquakes. Michael was team captain for the University of Notre Dame during his junior and senior season, vice captain during his two years at Ljungskile SK, and team captain during his three years with the OKC Energy FC. Michael has a passion for helping the development of youth athletes of multiple sports, especially soccer, and strives to make an impact on many lives throughout the Oklahoma City community. He is excited to use his experience in both business management and athletics to create the best environment possible at Score OKC for every individual to improve both as an athlete and a person!
Raphael Bonelle was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He started playing competitive soccer at the age of 13 where he started training with professional teams in both soccer and futsal. In 2006, he began his professional career in Brazil playing for three years in Division One with SC Corinthians and Division Two with Taubate EC. Raphael then decided to take his soccer ability to the United States. During his first year in the America, he attended Laramie College and received awards for first team NCCAA. He then transferred to MACU to finish out his collegiate career and was part of a team that won the NCCAA Regional Championship. He received various awards during his time at MACU, including first team NAIA and All American. In 2013, Raphael was named the named all-time leading scorer for NAIA.
Raphael is the founder and coach for RB7 Futsal Academy. For the past five years, he has been developing and training players all around Oklahoma. With his high energy and passion for the game he brings the highest of quality to each of his training sessions. His positivity brings great reinforcement to the game of soccer and futsal. He is honored to be a coach in Oklahoma and is grateful to have the opportunity to teach the sport that he loves. He is excited to play a role in helping youth soccer players understand a sport that is continuing to grow in America