Premier Coaches

Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

  • USSF National A Youth License - PENDING DEC 2018

  • USSF National B License - Jun 2014

  • USSF National Youth License - Nov 2013

  • NSCAA Adv National Diploma - Jul 2011

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma - 2015

Coaching Experience

  • ISC Gunners DOC/DSO 2013 - Present.

  • Connecticut State CJSA Coach of Year Award 2012.

  • Everton America Youth Academy Director 2007 - 2013.  

Playing Experience

  • Fairfield University NCAA Division 1 Men’s Soccer Team Captain and 4 Year Starter – 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006.

  • Fairfield University Freshman Athlete of the Year – 2004 and Fairfield University Male Athlete of the Year – 2007.

  • Professional Youth Experience with Walsall FC, Tranmere Rovers FC, Bolton Wanderers.

Other Experience

  • Fairfield University - B.A. in Organizational Communication and Management

Head Coach | Director of Soccer Operations

Alex Cunliffe

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

Head Coach | Technical Director

Eddie Henderson

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 !!

Head Coach | Age Group Director:  U11-U14

Gareth Vaughan

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

Head Coach | Age Group Director:  U15-U19, WPSL Program Director

Macy Jo Harrison

  • 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.

Head Coach | WPSL Coordinator, Equipment & Uniforms Managers

Erin Vaughan

Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma - PENDING SEPT 2018

  • USSF "C" License

  • USSF "D" License

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

  • Sports Nutrition Certification

  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma 1&2

  • B.A. - Washington State University

Coaching Experience

  • PSPL Surf Academy:  G03 

  • RSA Elite:  G99, G03, B03

  • Pierce College - Athletic Director Intern

Playing Experience

  • Washington State University - Club (2010-2012)

    • President, Player, and Head Coach

  • Pierce College (2006-2008)

    • Captain 2 years

     

Head Coach | Select Program Director, WWPL Program Director

Chris Hanson

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

Head Coach | College Placement Coordinator

Amanda Axelson

Coaching Licenses/ Certificates

  • USSF National C 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

Head Coach | Recreation & Micro Program Director

Michael Conchie

Coaching Experience​

  • Regis University Goalkeeping Coach

  • Director of Goalkeeping at FC Boulder

  • ODP Team Member

  • Director of Goalkeeping - Northshore Soccer

  • Director of Goalkeeping - Newport Youth Soccer

Playing Experience

  • 1989 Santa Clara National Championship Team
  • 1991 Santa Clara National Runner-Up

  • US National Team Pool Player

Director of Goalkeeping

Chris Bauer

Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

  • USSF C

  • 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

Head Coach | Skills Program Director | Recreation Co-Director

Jody Young

Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

  • USSF E

Coaching Experience

  • Krugersdorp High School - Head Coach and Sports Coordinator

Head Coach

Joel Mthombeni

Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

  • USSF D License

  • Kent State University: BS - Human Movement Studies

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

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

Head Coach

Sam Hawks

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 

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) 

Head Coach

Frazer Pringle

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 

Head Coach

Chelsea Buckland