Premier Coaches

Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

  • US Club Soccer Board of Director/Member - 2017

  • USSF Coaching/Grass Roots Instructor - 2017

  • USSF National A License - 2000

  • USSF National B License - 1998

  • USSF National Youth License - 2007

Coaching Experience

  • Region IV Boys ODP Staff coach '92, 93,94,95,97, and 98 Assistant Coach

  • PSPL Academy Director and League Technical Director 2014 -2016

  • Technical Director Heat FC 2011 - 2014

  • DOC Neusport FC 2009-2011

  • Nevada State DOC 2004-2009 

Playing Experience

  • University of Washington (Hall of Fame)

  • Milwaukee Wave, Wichita Wings (NPSL)

  • Seattle Storm (APSL)

  • U17, U18, U20 Youth National Teams

Eddie Henderson

Head Coach | Technical Director

Coaching Licenses/Certificates

  • USSF National B License - December 2018

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma - Jan 2014

  • NSCAA Adv National Diploma - June 2011

  • UEFA C License - Feb 2008

  • USSF National Youth - Aug 2016

  • USSF C License - Sept 2010

Coaching Experience

  • ISC Gunners WPSL Head Coach - 2013 - Present

  • Seattle United Head Coach 

  • Shrewsbury Town Football Club COE

Playing Experience

  • Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club COE 

  • Shrewsbury Town Football Club COE

  • Market Drayton Town Football Club

Other Experience

  • NSCAA Director of Coaching 

  • Former International Soccer Schools DOC

  • NSCAA Goal Keeper Level 1 & 2

 

Most memorable soccer experience

Being able to play a number of times in the same team as my Dad growing up. Also seeing Manchester City win the Premier League !!

Gareth Vaughan

Head Coach | Director of Personnel

Coaching Licenses/Certificates

  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

  • NSCAA Level I & II Goalkeeping Diplomas

  • USSF "D" License 

Coaching Experience

  • Napa High School Girls’ Varsity Soccer Head Coach  2012-2013 

  • UNLV Women’s Soccer 

  • North Bay Wave FC 

Playing Experience

  • Seattle Reign FC 

  • UNLV Women’s Soccer Captain 

  • Played on the ODP Cal North State team and Regional team from 2003 - 2008, and played on the US U16 National Team which Travelled to Holland 

Other Experience

  • Hold UNLV Women’s Soccer Record for Assists 2012, 2012- 2016

  • NSCAA All-Region Team 2012 & UNLV Women's Soccer Most Valuable Player 2012

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Comprehensive

Most Memorable Soccer Experience

Training with US National Team legends Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe and Sydney Leroux

Macy Jo Harrison

Head Coach | Director of Soccer Operations

  • Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

    • USSF "D" License - Aug 2018

    • FA Level 1 Coaching Badge

    • FA Level 2 Coaching Badge

    • FA Youth Module Level 1

    • NSCAA National Diploma

    • SAQ Level 1

    • USSF "E"

  • Coaching Experience

    • Wolverhampton Wanderers Girls Centre Of Excellence FC, 10 years. Won the warwickshire league and Cup finals 2012-2013 and 2013-2014.

    • Worked for Shropshire FA as a schools coach 

    • Playing Experience

    • Shrewsbury Town Ladies FC 2003-2005, won 3 county Cup finals.

    • Aston Villa Ladies FC 2005-2014, Won 3 county Cup finals, 1 league cup final and won promotion into the Women's National premier league. 

    • Welsh international team with 5 youth caps and 19 senior caps

  • Other Experience

    • BTEC National Diploma - Sports & Fitness, 2002-2005

  • Most memorable soccer experience

    • Most memorable soccer experience is playing in my first senior welsh international game and scoring on my debut.

Erin Vaughan

Head Coach | U7-U10 Age Group Director

Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (Pending)

  • WFA Certificate Football Fitness - March 2018

  • WFA Certificate Football Braining - March 2018

  • NSCAA Level 5 Diploma

  • USSF "E" License

Coaching Experience​

  • Premier Coach ISC Gunners FC| June 2013- Current

  • Seattle Pacific University Women's Soccer Volunteer Asst. | August 2015 - Current. 

  • Cedarcrest High School Varsity Girls Soccer Head Coach | August 2012 - November 2014

  • Premier Coach Tynecastle FC| June 2012-June 2013

Playing Experience

  • Seattle Pacific University Womens Soccer Team | 2007-2010

  • Washington State G'89 ODP Team | 2004-2006

  • Eastside FC G'88 Team

  • Cedarcrest High School Varsity Team | 2003-2006

Other Experience​

  • BA Communication, Journalism - Seattle Pacific University

Amanda Axelson

Head Coach | College Placement Director

Coaching Licenses/ Certificates

  • USSF National "B" License

  • USSF National Youth License

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 2 Diploma

  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

  • FA Level 2 Coaching

  • FA Goalkeeping Level 2

  • FA Youth Modules 1 & 2

  • FA Psychology in Soccer Level 1

  • Coerver Youth Diploma

Coaching Experience

  • William Penn University Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams – 2016-2018

  • ISC Gunners Premier – 2013-2015

  • Liverpool Schools Representative Team - 2007-2008 & 2015-2016

Playing Experience

  • Bellevue University, NE – 2009-2013

  • Preston North End Football Club – 2007-2009

  • Liverpool Schools Representative Team – 2004-2006

Other Experience

 

  • Master’s Degree – Business Leadership

  • Bachelor of Science Degree – Health and Human Performance, and Psychology, with emphasis in Education and Coaching

  • BTEC Level 3 – Sports Performance and Excellence

Michael Conchie

Head Coach | U15-U19 Age Group Director

Coaching:

- Northwest Soccer Camp

- Toca Football

- Eastside FC Goalkeeping

- WPSL summer camps

 

Playing:

- ISC Gunners

-Issaquah High School (Senior Year - State Champions)

- Eastside FC

- PSPL Academy

- Concordia University Portland Women’s soccer team (Sophomore year was a D2 All-American) 

- University of Washington Women’s Soccer

- Women Sounders

- ISC Gunners WPSL

 

College:

- In last year of BA degree in Gender Studies with a minor in Nutrition at University of Washington

 

Other:

- NSCAA Goalkeeping Level I and II

Anna Miller

Director of Goalkeeping

Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

  • USSF "B" License

  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma Level 1

  • NSCAA Futsal Diploma Level 1

  • USYS National Youth License

  • BS Science - Health & PE

Coaching Experience

  • South Central Soccer Academy- Academy Director - U6-U10 Age Groups

  • High Country Soccer Association - DOC, Assistant DOC

  • Wilmington High School Varsity Program 2010-2011

  • Iroquois West High School Varsity Program 2012

  • Southland FC Strikers 2007-2013

Playing Experience

  • Wilmington High School Varsity Program 2010-2011

  • Iroquois West High School Varsity Program 2012

  • Southland FC Strikers 2007-2013

Jody Young

Head Coach | U11-U14 Age Group Director

Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

  • USSF "D" License

  • United Soccer Coaches Pre-National Diploma 

 

Coaching Experience​

  • Krugersdorp High School (RSA) 

    • U13 & U14 Boys Head coach 2010-2013 

    • Varsity Head Coach

    • Sports Coordinator 

Joel Mthombeni

Head Coach

Coaching Licenses/Certificates ​

  • Kent State University: BS - Human Movement Studies

  • Kent State University: Minor - Athletic Coaching (Women's Soccer)

  • USSF "C" License

  • United Soccer Coaches 11v11/Pre-National Diploma

  • United Soccer Coaches Futsal Level 1 Diploma

  • United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma

Coaching Experience

  • Kent State University - Coaching Intern, Women's NCAA DI

  • West Ham United International Academy, Mexico City - Head Coach

  • Stow Soccer Club- Head Coach

  • i9 Sports - Coach

Playing Experience

  • Kent State University - Club Team

  • Roosevelt High School -  4 year letterman

Sam Hawks

Head Coach

Coaching Licenses / Certificates

  • F.A Talent Identification Level 1

  • F.A Level 1

  • F.A Level 2

  • FdSc Applied Football Coaching & Performance (Tottenham Hotspur F.C)

  • BSc Performance Analysis (Middlesex University - U.K)

  • USSF "D" License 

  • United Soccer Coaches Certified Futsal Level 1

  • United Soccer Coaches Certified Goalkeeping Level 1

Coaching Experience

  • Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Global Coaching 

  • MK Dons Youth Academy Performance Analysis (U.K)

  • Bristol Rovers First Team Assistant Performance Analysis (U.K)

  • Vision Soccer Training Assistant D.O.C

  • Elk Grove Soccer Head Coach

Playing Experience 

  • Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Foundation Team

  • Pro-Direct Soccer Academy 

Other Experience

  • Sports Business & Management qualifications 

  • Motivation & Leadership Award (University of Michigan) 

Frazer Pringle

Head Coach | WWPL Director

Coaching Licenses/Certificates

  • USSF C License

  • USSF D License

  • USSF E License

  • NSCAA Special Topics Diploma
    -Advanced Youth Coaching
    -Speed of Play
    -Maximizing Player Performance Using Technology and Science
    -Technical Development of the Competitive Player
    -Technical Training and Small Sided Games
    -US Youth Module 1 and 2

Coaching Experience

  • FC Tucson Youth Soccer Club- Senior Pro Staff Coach- Pre Academy Director- Tucson, AZ 2016-18

  • Arizona Olympic Development Program- YOP Director and Head Coach 2015-present

  • US Youth Region 4 ODP Staff Coach 2018- present

  • Tanque Verde Soccer Club- Director of Soccer Ops and Pro Staff Coach 2016-17

  • Arizona Soccer Club- Pro Staff Head Coach 2014-16

  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC- Youth Development Coach 2005-09

  • Oregon A.Y.S.O - Head Summer Camp Director/Coach June 2008 to August 2014

Playing Experience:

  • Member of the Canadian National Team - December 2010 to August 2012 
    -Alternate at the 2011FIFA Women’s World Cup
    -2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Squad- Started vs Cuba (Silver Medal)
    -Member of the 2012 Olympic Squad (Alternate-Injured) 
    -Oregon State University Student Athlete -June 2008 to March 2016

  •  Member Vancouver Women's Whitecaps FC- June 2006 to August 2011

Other Experience (Education/work/etc)

  • Oregon State University: BS in Communications Emphasis is Athletic Administration

  • Oregon State University Women's Soccer
    - 2011 NCAA All-Pac12 First Team
    -2011 NCAA All-Pacific Region First Team
    -Pac12 Player of the Week twice (9/27/11 and 10/25/11)
    -Named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's College Team of the Week twice during the season (9/19/11 and 10/31/11)
    -2010 NCAA All-Pacific Region Third Team
    -2010 NCAA All-Pac12 Second Team
    -2009 NCAA All-Pac10 Freshman Team 

  • Rated Sports, LLC March 2014 to Current- National Events Director 

  • The City of North Delta Female Athlete of the Year 2012 

Chelsea Buckland

Head Coach | Rec Program Director

Coaching Licenses

  • United Soccer Coaches 30 Under 30 Selection

  • UEFA B Youth and Senior License

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

 

Coaching Experience 

  • University of Worcester (UK) Men's Head Coach

  • University of South Wales (UK) Women's Associate Head Coach 

  • Merthyr Town Women (UK) Manager and Technical Director

  • Cambrian and Clydach Vale (UK) Professional Development Phase Coach

  • Cardiff City Academy (UK)

  • Coventry City Ladies Assistant Manager (UK)

  • Washington Timbers Ladies Assistant Coach

  • Oregon ODP 

  • Portland City United Staff Coach

  • Wilson Highschool Girls Coach

 

Playing Experience

  • Warner Pacific University (NAIA) 2015-2017

  • Athletes in Action 2016

  • Olympic College 2013-2014

  • Portland Spartans NPSL 2014

 

Other Experience

  • MSc Sports Coaching and Performance 2019

  • University of South Wales (UK) 

  • BSc Sports Management 2017

  • Warner Pacific University 

Giovanni Monroe

Head Coach | Select Program Technical Director