|Date of birth||March 26, 1980|
|Place of birth||Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|North Carolina FC (head coach)|
|2020||North Carolina FC||0||(0)|
|1999||United States U17|
|2002–2005||Dallas Texans (assistant coach)|
|2003–2005||University of Texas Permian Basin (assistant coach)|
|2006–2021||North Carolina FC (assistant coach & academy director)|
|2021–||North Carolina FC|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
After college, Bradford was invited to be an assistant coach with Dallas Texans Soccer Club, where he stayed in the role for three years.
North Carolina FC
Bradford returned to North Carolina to work with the Capital Area Soccer League, now known as North Carolina FC Youth. Following fourteen years working as an assistant coach and academy director for the club, he was eventually handed the head coach role in January 2021, taking charge of the USL League One side. On June 9, 2022, Bradford was named USL League One Coach of the Month for May 2022. On June 15, 2022, North Carolina announced Bradford had signed a multi-year contract extension.
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- "John Bradford". www.northcarolinafc.com.
- "North Carolina's John Bradford Named League One Coach of the Month for May". uslleagueone.com. 9 June 2022. Retrieved 15 June 2022.
- "John Bradford Inks Multi-Year Extension as Head Coach of North Carolina FC". northcarolinafc.com. 15 June 2022. Retrieved 15 July 2022.