Meet The Coaches

We are proud to have the best coaches in youth soccer.

Ron Gurney

Ron Gurney

Coach

Coach Ron was born and raised in Warren, Michigan.  He has over 32 years of soccer experience starting as a young child playing competitive travel soccer and continued to play throughout his school years and also played at the collegiate level for MCC.  His passion for sports and fitness has inspired him to pursue this adventure of training our local youth to be skilled and respectful soccer players.  When Coach Ron is not on Soccer Island he likes to spend time with his wife Kristen and son Dean enjoying the outdoors, playing sports, camping, and swimming.

Riley Brown

Riley Brown

Coach

Coach Riley was born in Rochester, Michigan and is 18 years old. She is currently going to school at MCC pursuing a degree in animal health care. She has always had a love for sports growing up and soccer was her favorite. She’s played club soccer & high school soccer at Eisenhower. She also. She’s loves to coach and train youth soccer and also enjoys assisting at summer soccer camps. Fun fact: She is CPR certified! Riley is so excited to use her knowledge and love for soccer to teach her new soccer friends on Soccer Island!

Zoey Brown

Zoey Brown

Coach

Coach Zoey was born in Rochester, Michigan. She started playing soccer in her later youth years, but then discovered a passion for it. She now attends MCC and is studying early childhood education to later become a teacher. She played travel soccer and three years of high school soccer at Eisenhower. She loves teaching the game of Soccer and is excited about the opportunity to influence children and their affinity for the game of Soccer. Going from player to coach was an exciting transition and she’s eager to pass on her knowledge to developing players!

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