Premier Coaching Staff

Macy Jo Harrison

Head Coach | Director of Operations

Coaching Licenses/Certificates

  • USSF "C" License

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

  • NSCAA Level I & II Goalkeeping Diplomas

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

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Eddie Henderson

Head Coach | Director of Soccer

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

Gareth Vaughan

Head Coach | Assistant Director of Soccer

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

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 !!

Coaching Licenses

·       USSF National B License

·       USSF National Youth License

·       USC Premier Diploma

·       USC Director of Coaching Diploma

·       USC Goalkeeping Level 2 Diploma

·       FA Level 2 Coaching

·       FA Youth Modules 1 & 2

·       FA Goalkeeping Level 2

·       Coerver Youth Diploma

Education

·       Master’s Degree – Business Leadership

·       Master’s Degree – Sports Management

·       BSc – Health and Human Performance

·       BSc – Psychology

·       FA Psychology in Soccer Level 1

·       BTech Level 3 – Sports Performance and Excellence

Coaching Experience

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

·    ISC Gunners Premier – 2013-2015

·    Liverpool (UK) Schools Representative Team - 2007-2008 & 2015-2016

Playing Experience

·    Bellevue University, NE – 2009-2013

·    Preston North End Football Club – 2007-2009

·    Liverpool (UK) Schools Representative Team – 2004-2006

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Michael Conchie

Head Coach | Elite Academy and Boys 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 | Girls Academy and Girls Program Director | Interim Select Director

  • Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

    • USSF "C" License 

    • FA Level 1 Coaching Badge

    • FA Level 2 Coaching Badge

    • FA Youth Module Level 1

    • NSCAA National Diploma

    • SAQ Level 1

  • 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 | Assistant Girls Program Director

Chelsea Buckland

Head Coach | Rec Program Director

Coaching Licenses/Certificates

  • USSF C 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 

Coaching Licenses/Certificates 

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (Pending)

  • WFA Certificate Football Fitness - March 2018

  • WFA Certificate Football Braining - March 2018

  • NSCAA Level 5 Diploma

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

College Placement Program Director | Social Media, Marketing & Website

Sam Hawks

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

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

  • USSF "D" License, "C" License candidate starting this winter

  • FC Barcelona Hub, Tactical Analysis Certificate

  • PFSA, Performance Analysis Level 1

  • PFSA, Performance Analysis Level 2

  • FA, Talent Identification Level 1

  • AFC Fiorentina, Fiorentina Basic Certification

Coaching Experience

  • Youth Soccer Coach, New York Red bulls

  • Youth Soccer Head Coach, SF Glens SC

  • Director of Soccer Program, Archbishop Riordan High School

Playing Experience

  • City College of San Francisco

  • Club Athletique Bizertin

  • Youth National Team-Federation Tunisienne de Football, U-16/U-17

Other Experience

 

  • Google, Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate 

  • The Art Institutes San Francisco, BA, Filmmaking and Video Production

  • Permaculture Design and Organic Regenerative farming experience.

Sami Mamaar

Head Coach

Coaching Licenses:

  • USSF 'D' License

  • Football Association of Ireland (FAI) National 'D' License

  • NFHS Coaching Certification

Coaching Experience:

  • Batesburg-Leesville High School Boy's Varsity Soccer Assistant Coach/Goalkeeper Coach (2015-2016)

  • Batesburg-Leesville High School Boy's Varsity Soccer Head Coach (2016-2021)

  • Global Premier Soccer - Carolina (2018-2020)

    • Staff Coach

    • Assistant Director of Technical Training Programs at Discoveries Soccer Club

    • Regional DOC at GPS Lexington SA

  • Lobos FC (UPSL) Head Coach (2020)

  • Lexington Soccer Academy (2020-2021)

    • Staff Coach

    • Co-Director of Technical Performance Programs

Playing Experience

  • Batesburg-Leesville High School Varsity Program (2010-2013)

  • Lexington Soccer Club (2012)

Ryan Smith

Head Coach

Coaching License:

  • USSF D License 

Coaching Experience: 

  • Seattle United Head Coach

  • Portland City United Staff Coach

Playing Experience:

  • Ton Pentre (2 nd Division, Wales)

  • University of South Wales (BUCS)

  • PDX FC (NPSL)

  • SSV Langenaubach (6 th division, Germany)

  • Warner Pacific University (NAIA) 2015-2018

  • Portland Spartans NPSL 2014

Other Experience:

  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Cardiff City Football Club

  • University of South Wales: MSc Sports, Health and Exercise Science

  • Warner Pacific University BSc in Health and Human Kinetics

Julian Hassel

Head Coach

Coaching Licenses/Certificates

-USSF 'D' License

-NSCAA National Diploma

-NSCAA Advanced National GK Diploma

 

Coaching Experience

Whatcom FC Rangers Director of Goalkeeping

Total Soccer Director of Goalkeeping

Barton College Head Women's Soccer Coach

Barton College Assistant Men's Soccer Coach

Union College Assistant Men's Soccer Coach

Philadelphia Atoms Head Coach

 

Playing Experience

Bellingham United (EPLWA, WISL)

Philadelphia Atoms, Philadelphia Fury, Long Island Express (ASL)

Barton College

Ike Onyeador

Head Coach

Coaching:

-Coaching at Arena Sports Skills Institute (2019-2021)

-USSF Grassroots 7v7, 9v9 and 11v11 License

 

Playing:

- ISC Gunners (2013-2017)

- Skyline High School (2013-2017)

Lucas Hasenmeyer

Director of Goalkeeping