Gabriel, originally from Winter Park, Florida, joins Richmond United from Florida Rush Soccer Club where he coached in their U.S. Soccer Development Academy program for the last two seasons. Gabriel began his coaching career in 2014 with the New York Red Bulls Academy and moved back to his hometown when the newly minted MLS club, Orlando City SC, started to develop their own academy system in 2015.
His last stop before coming to Richmond was at Florida Rush SC, where he helped his hometown youth club establish and build a Development Academy program from the ground up.
ECNL Coach Gabriel Colon currently holds a US Soccer B License, United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma, and U.S. Youth Soccer National Certificate. He was recently included as a member of the United Soccer Coaches prestigious 30 Under 30 program as well.