Omar Jarun is a Head Coach for the Atlanta United Academy who joined the club in August 2018 ahead of the 2018/19 Academy season.
Jarun will coach the U-16 side and brings domestic and international experience with him to the club. His professional playing career took off in 2006 with the Atlanta Silverbacks and included stints with the Vancouver Whitecaps, Tampa Bay Rowdies and Ottawa Fury. A Palestine native, Jarun also played in Poland and Belgium. His international playing career includes 16 caps for the Palestine National Team, where he featured in World Cup Qualifiers. Following his playing career, Jarun coached at several youth clubs in Georgia, and also had a stint as the assistant coach for Clayton State University. Most recently, he was the head coach for MOBA soccer academy and an ODP head coach with the Boys 03 at Georgia Soccer. He holds a USSF A Youth License and will begin his work with Atlanta United this fall.