Coach Annalise was born and raised in Wooster, Ohio. She has been playing soccer since she was 3 and coaching since she was a freshman in high school. She graduated from Urbana University May 2017 with a degree in Sports Management, playing college soccer all 4 years. Coach Annalise had the opportunity to attend the Women’s World Cup in Canada 2015, which was one of her most memorable experiences. She loves spending time with friends and family, going to the beach, playing soccer, skiing, hiking, and watching the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Coach Caine is our resident musician. He plays multiple instruments – guitar, drums and the trumpet to name a few, and was also a college football kicker. Caine loves taking trips to the mountains, Mexican and Italian food and his dog, Bella. Oh, and he also loves coaching your children!
Coach Chris C.
Coach Chris has been playing soccer almost as long as he’s been walking! He has competed in soccer tournaments all over the world, and has managed to score goals in four different countries. Coach Chris enjoys sharing his passion for soccer with our Soccer Friends. When he’s not teaching, Coach Chris has his nose buried in a calculus book, probably trying to determine the rate of acceleration needed to score a goal from midfield.
Coach Domenic was raised in Cary, and played soccer for Cardinal Gibbons High School, CASL, and our North Carolina ODP teams. He graduated from the College of Charleston May 2017 with a degree in Business and a Concentration in Marketing. Coach Domenic studied abroad in Europe and worked with Nottingham Forest Football Club while traveling to many different countries! In his free time, he loves to watch soccer matches, and Chelsea is his favorite soccer Club!
Coach Erin grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina. She started playing soccer at age 6 and continued to do so for several years. She recently graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology. She found her passion for working with kids while working with Project Mentor at the University. She loves to volunteer at the animal shelter, try new restaurants, and to spend time with family and friends.
Coach Jaelyn was born in Pensacola, Fl but due to her dad being in the military, she moved a lot. Coach Jaelyn lived in 8 different states before moving to Colorado Springs, Co during her freshman year of high school! She started playing soccer when she was 4 and has played ever since. Coach Jaelyn currently goes to the University of Mount Olive where she is the captain of the women’s soccer team! Going into her junior year she is studying to receive a bachelors in Exercise Science. In Coach jaelyn’s free time she loves to travel and explore, hangout with friends, and try new foods!
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Coach James H.
James has played soccer all of his life and has never been able to get enough. He has played all kinds of soccer from indoor to beach soccer. James comes from the West Coast and loves the outdoors as well as his new home in North Carolina. When he isn’t in the office he can be found wandering around the state, finding new and exciting things to love about his new home.
Coach Jenny is currently attending UNCC and majoring in Exercise Science! She has worked in daycares for a while, and loves working with children. She is no stranger to the soccer field, as she has been playing soccer for 4 years, and loves to watch soccer games in her free time. Coach Jenny can’t wait to meet your children!
Coach JoJo is from Miami, Florida but grew up most of his life in Haiti. Coach JoJo was introduced to several different sports, but soccer definitely stole his heart. He received his Bachelors in Biology here in North Carolina, hoping to continue even further by becoming a Pediatric Dentist. If you don’t want to discuss the differences between molars and incisors, Coach JoJo is always ready to engage in any conversation related to the English Premier League!
Coach Keith holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, and played soccer for Campbell University. He is married to Lisa, and has three children, a grandson and a brand new granddaughter. Just ask him to see pictures! Having come from a background of teaching and pastoral ministry, Coach Keith loves meeting new people and helping them become the best they can be!
Coach Kyle was born and raised in Apex, North Carolina. He started playing soccer at the age of 5 and never stopped. He attended Panther Creek High School and played soccer in college at the University of Mount Olive. When he’s not involved with soccer Kyle enjoys other sports like hockey, basketball, and football or playing with one of his three dogs.
Coach Matthew was born and raised in Troutman, NC. He started playing soccer at the age of 5 and played intramural soccer at NCSU. Coach Matthew graduated from NC State (The Best College) with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and a minor in Coaching Education. In his spare time, he can be found hanging out with friends or spending time outdoors with his dog Johnny Cash.
Coach Noah grew up in Wake Forest, NC and has been playing soccer since the age of 4. Coach Noah grew up through the CASL and NCFC youth programs, later attending Wake Forest High School where he played Varsity soccer for three years. His senior year, he was a defensive team captain, and named defensive MVP as well as an all-conference honorable mention. Coach Noah will be attending Virginia Beach’s Regent University for his undergrad in the fall where he will be playing on the men’s soccer team and studying Law and National Security. Coach Noah aspires to attend law school and eventually become a politician.
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Coach Orlando grew up in Florida. He began playing when he was 12 and has been playing ever since. He began sharing his passion for soccer when he started coaching for the Orlando City youth development program. The reason he is most excited about living in North Carolina is that he will get to learn how to sled! So share any pointers you have with him.
Coach Shaun grew up in Massachusetts and played multiple sports since ever since he was little. He has spent most of his adult life living in Arizona, Florida, and the last 5 years here in NC. Coach Shaun has served in the Marines and is happily married to his wife Michelle and they have 2 children. Coach Shaun started coaching his son’s teams when he was 5 and he has been loving it ever since. Coach Shaun and his family are always at the fields in their free time kicking the ball around.
Coach Stephen was born and raised in Waxhaw, North Carolina. He has always had a passion for sports running track, playing basketball and football in high school. After high school he played college football at North Carolina State University where he walked on and earned a full scholarship while playing multiple positions including wide receiver, running back and saw the most play time at Safety. Through his hard work and dedication he became a special teams captain and received the Bo Rein award in his senior campaign.
Coach Taylor is a current student at UNC Charlotte working on a business marketing degree with a minor in sociology! She is originally from New York and was raised in Cary NC! Coach Taylor played Casl Challenge soccer for 7 years while growing up. Coach Taylor can’t wait to meet your child and she looks forward to an awesome season!
If you have a passion for positively impacting children through youth sports, we’d love to talk to you.