Tennessee Soccer Club is excited to announce our 2016-17 Coaching Assignments. Our veteran staff is back as well as a group of exciting new coaches with impressive coaching experiences.
“The development of the 2016-17 coaching staff is something we are very proud of and is well deserved by our membership. It’s always our goal to provide the best learning environment and in doing so it’s important to have the best teachers. The caliber of the TSC staff for the 2016-2017 soccer programs is arguably one of the best in the country and we are proud to have assembled such a staff that will continue to set us apart by elevating the standard of our player development process”. - Stuart Brown, Executive Director
TSC welcome’s back to the fold experienced coaches on the women’s side such as Nicole Aquila and Jenger Parish. Nicole will be part of the full time soccer operations as our Director of Coaching for the U12 - U15 Girls, which also carries the responsibility of coaching in the u12 and u14 girls age groups. Nicole played collegiately at Rutgers University and has been the Girls Director of Coaching at Nashville FC the past two seasons. Coach Parish, a Franklin native rejoins the staff with years of youth coaching experience whom also starred as a player at Vanderbilt University and coached collegiately at Lipscomb University.
Former and present college coaches Ken Masuhr (current Vanderbilt Assistant), Bryan Johnson (Cumberland University, Belmont University), Mary Mancin (Belmont University), Cristin Czubik (Belmont University, Vanderbilt University) and Kyle Roelke (Belmont University, Vanderbilt University, Western Michigan University) will hold significant new roles for the 2016-2017 Season. This group carries a great deal of experience in the competitive club scene with multiple state championships and regional appearances. Our newest Assistant Director of Coaching, Scott Wells, who hails from Coventry, England, had a highly successful collegiate career and was recently crowned a National Champion as a coaching staff member at Rio Grande University. He is going to a have a significant role in the development of our players, and we look forward to announcing his arrival in the coming weeks.
Returning from this past season, Deni Ismailovic, who guided his girls team to 1st place in the USYSA National League this year, is heading up the 02 Girls. Taking charge of the 01 Girls is Ronnie Woodard, former Vanderbilt University Head Coach, who’s TSC class of 2016 girls have achieved tons of success on the field and in their collegiate commitments. Adam McDonald is back in the Academy group ,where he has had great success, as well as being the head coach in the 05 boys. The experience of Travis Fravel (Belmont), Jim Browne, Sterling Nabours (Belmont, DOC), Giles Cheevers (MBA) and so many more will help to grow our next generation of players coming through the TSC system.
In addition to our veteran staff we have a quality group of young coaches with high level playing and coaching experience who will play vital roles in the coming season.
Coming the first of May, Tennessee SC will release a list of the coaches bio’s, including licensure, as well as program overviews that will provide better insight into our programs and what to expect for the upcoming year.
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