The TEAM

Jonathan is a Spanish-American professional soccer player who currently plays for Miami FC. Born and raised in New Jersey, Jonathan graduated from George Mason University with an honours degree in Accounting and Economics. Jonathan has played professionally in the USA and Europe for over 10 years. He holds a national coaching license from the United States Soccer Federation. He looks forward to sharing his passion, personal experiences, and knowledge of the beautiful game.

 

-"SoccerShape is more than fitness, it's a lifestyle. Build your dream body, crush your fitness goals, join the movement."

Jonathan Borrajo 
Co-Founder

Rhett is a professional soccer player for Miami FC. Born in San Diego, California, Rhett graduated from Brown University with an Economics degree. After his collegiate career, he achieved his lifelong dream by playing professionally in Europe. In his spare time, Rhett enjoys producing electronic music. 

-"SoccerShape can benefit anyone with a passion for exercise, from those who have never touched a soccer ball to experienced soccer players."

Rhett Bernstein
Co-Founder
Mason Trafford 
Co-Founder

Mason is a professional soccer player for Miami FC. Mason was born in Florida, but raised in Vancouver, Canada. His professional career has taken him across the globe, having played for clubs in Asia, North America and Europe. Mason graduated from UNLV with an Honors degree in business. One of his proudest moments was representing the Canadian National Team at the international level. 

-“SoccerShape allows me to share my love and passion for the beautiful game. Being a part of a supportive team is a special feeling and that’s what we're building at SoccerShape”.

Ryan Adelaye
Coach​

Ryan is an American-Israeli professional soccer player for the New York Cosmos. He grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill. After university, he spent time playing for one of the best teams in the Israeli Premier League. Ryan is also a certified NASM CPT/PES personal trainer. 

Rodrigo Almada
Coach​

Rodrigo is from Buenos Aires, Argentina. After playing soccer in Argentina's lower divisions, he later received his Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of Central Florida. He completed his Master’s degree from Escuela Real Madrid-Universidad Europea of Spain in Sports Training and Nutrition, while working with third division team Puerta Bonita and first division's Getafe C.F. U17 team. From 2016-1017, Rodrigo worked with the Miami FC as an Athletic Trainer. Currently, he is the Fitness Coach for Brazil's Indoor Soccer Team. 

 

Derek Waddy
Head Yoga Instructor

Derek joins the SoccerShape team as the

head of our new SoccerShape Yoga program. Derek completed his studies at Townson University while competing in Division I Football. Following his studies, Derek completed 200 hours of teacher training with Sid McNairy and has also a Baptiste Level 1 and Level 2 certificate. Currently, he is also an instructor at GreenMonkey Studio in Miami Beach. He is also co-creator of charitable foundation, AIM_Miami.

 
Tessa Florio
Coach​

Tessa is a former women’s professional soccer player living in Miami, Florida. Tessa grew up in Illinois where she was the Illinois state Gatorade player of the year in 2007. She went on to play division one soccer at Stetson University earning her degree in integrative health science and is a member of the Stetson athletics hall of fame. After her collegiate career she played professionally for six years in Finland, Sweden, Canada, and The United States. 

 

“I’m so excited to be part of the soccer shape family. There’s no better feeling than having a team supporting you while you’re pushing yourself to your limits.”

Louis Palacios
Coach​

Born and raised in Miami, FL. From 2016-17, Louis attended the University of Miami and graduated with a Master of Science in Education. During that time, Louis worked as a graduate assistant coach. He worked with the Hurricanes' basketball, baseball, tennis, and soccer Div. I teams. During the the 2017-18 season, Louis trained some of the most talented U-8 - U-19 players from the U.S. Development Academy at Weston FC. Louis is a certified ACSM - CPT.