Eden, Ron

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Eden, Ron

Ron Eden

Induction Year: 2020

Location: Brentwood

Sport: Soccer

One of the winningest soccer coaches in New York State history, Ron Eden has won more than 400 matches … with a career winning percentage of .860!. He has multiple state, Long Island and Suffolk County titles to his name.

His legacy also includes induction of the Brentwood Hall of Fame and Long Island Soccer Player Halls of Fame.

As a player he had a fun pro soccer career from 1976 to 1981, playing for the NY Apollo, and NY United.

Ron played against national teams from Israel, Peru, Columbia, Costa Rica, China, Angola, Mozambique, Honduras, Guatemala, and Ecuador during his professional career.

For semi-pro and club teams over a 12 year span he also played for Inter Gulian, Greek Americans, Doxa, Inwood, GH Metros, Blue Star, Lynbrook, Glen Cove, and Islip Soccer Clubs.

He reached career win No. 400 in 2021 and he ranks second all-time in Suffolk County history in soccer victories behind fellow Suffolk Hall of Famer Robert Muir’s 509 wins.