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Desert Foothills Athletic Club

Desert Elite Teams 2017-2018

Girls Head Coach/Trainer Backup Coach/Trainer
10 Academy Jason Carr  
07 Desert Elite Red Dan Soutar  
07 Desert Elite Black Bryan McCulloch  
06 Desert Elite Red Ashlee Hayes
06 Desert Elite Black Ashlee Hayes  
05 Desert Elite Red Noel Clarkson  
04 Desert Elite Red Michael Varela  
03 Desert Elite Red Michael Varela  
03 Desert Elite Black Michael Varela  
02 Desert Elite Red Mike Kettle  
01 Desert Elite Red Mike Kettle  
00 Desert Elite Red Dan Soutar  
99 Desert Elite Red Joe Kiefer  

Boys Head Coach/Trainer Backup Coach/Trainer
10 Academy Jason Carr
08/09 Academy Jason Carr
07 Desert Elite Red Brian O'Donnell
06 Desert Boys Red Jack Soutar
06 Desert Elite Black Steve Green
05 Desert Elite Red Brian O'Donnell
04/05 Desert Elite Black Steve Green
04 Desert Elite Red Bryan McCulloch
03 Desert Elite Red Noel Clarkson
02 Desert Elite Red
Steve Green 
00 Desert Elite Red Jack Soutar

Desert Elite Professional Coaching Staff

Noel Clarkson
Sr. Director of Operations & Player Development
Elite Coach/Trainer
nozclarkson@hotmail.com


Coaching Experience
  • United European Football Association (UEFA C) Certified
  • Bolton Lads and Girls Club Coach
  • Player/coach/assistant manager of amateur men's soccer team in East Lancashire League
  • Player Manager (Head Coach) of Liverpool Hope Men's University Soccer Team
  • Player Development Officer for Glastonbury Soccer Club Connecticut
  • Thornleigh Salesian College U13 Boys Head Coach
  • USSF National D License


Joe Kiefer
Girls Director of Coaching
Elite Trainer/Coach
josephkiefer90@gmail.com


Coaching Experience

  • 2014-present:  Desert Elite Soccer Club
  • 2013-2017:  AYSA Olympic Development Program: Head Coach U17 Boys and U14 Boys
  • 2014-2017:  Pinnacle High School Girls Varsity Assistant Coach
  • 2005-2013:  CCV Stars
  • 1992-1993:  Hawaii Youth Club Soccer
  • All-Air Force Hawaii Men’s Select Team (1991-1995)
  • Pennsbury High School Varsity Soccer Volunteer Assistant (1990)
  • USSF National A License


Brian O'Donnell
Boys Director of Coaching
Elite Coach/Trainer
dbriod@gmail.com


Coaching Experience
  • 2016-present:   Desert Elite Soccer Club
  • 2012-present:   US Men's National Team U20 Coach
  • 2014-2016:   Scottsdale Soccer
  • 2005-2014:   Sereno Soccer Club
  • 2002-2004:   AC Venizia
  • 1996-2000:   NY/NW MetroStars (MLS)


Dan Soutar
Manager of Recreational Programs
Elite Coach/Trainer
coachsoutar@hotmail.co.uk

Coaching Experience

  • 2009-present:: DFAC Desert Elite Soccer Club
  • 2014: West Ham United FC - EPL Youth development coach
  • 2013-2014: Arsenal FC - EPL Youth development coach
  • 2009-2013: UK International Soccer Camps
  • 2008 - 2009: Various soccer clubs in Arizona
  • 2007 - 2009: MLS Camps - Coach for LA Galaxy and Real Salt lake Youth development Programs
  • 2005-2008: Southampton FC - EPL youth development coach
  • 2001 - 2005: Striker Soccer Coaching - Youth Coach
  • USSF National D License


Jason Carr
Youth Academy Director of Coaching
Elite Coach/Trainer
hattrik@cox.net


Coaching Qualifications

  • USSF State E
  • Youth Module 1/2
  • AYSA Technical Training
  • Coaching Experience
  • 6 years Arizona State Recreation Programs


Jack Soutar
Director of Goalkeeper
Elite Coach/Trainer
jsouts@hotmail.co.uk


Coaching Experience

  • 2013-present:  Desert Elite Soccer Club Director of Goalkeeping, Head Coach, trainer
  • 2012-2013:  ASU Women's Club Soccer Head Coach
  • 2010-2013:  Cisco Soccer Club (now Phoenix Premier soccer club), Head Coach of U9 and U10 girls, goalkeeper coach
  • 2009-2010:  Los Angeles North American Soccer (formerly MLS soccer camps) sub contracted to L.A. Galaxy's development program
  • 2008-2009:  Sports Xtra
  • 2005-2010:  Dunmow Rhodes Youth Football Club
  • 2004-2006:  Stikers Soccer Coaching


Bryan McCulloch
Elite Coach/Trailer
bmcculloch21@gmail.com



Coaching Experience
  • 20?? - present:  Desert Elite Coach


Mike Kettle
Elite Coach/Trainer
michaelkettleuk@yahoo.com



Coaching Experience
  • 2016-present:   Desert Elite Soccer Coach
  • 20??-20??:   Phoenix Rush Soccer Club Coach
  • 20??-20??:   Desert Elite Soccer Coach


Michael Varela
Elite Coach/Trainer
varelamichael91@gmail.com



Coaching Experience
  • 2016-present:  Desert Elite/Desert Foothills Soccer Club
  • 2015-2017:  AYSA Olympic Development Program (ODP)
  • 2015-2016:  Sereno Soccer Club
  • 2015-2016:  Carl Hayden High School Varsity Boys
  • 2013-2015:  CCV Stars Soccer Club
  • 2013-2015:  Sandra Day O'Connor HIgh School Varsity Girls
  • 2009-2013:  Apollo HIgh School Varsity Girls


Ashlee Hayes
Elite Coach/Trainer
ashleemariee9@gmail.com



Coaching Experience
  • 2016-present:   Desert Elite Soccer Coach
  • 2014-2016:   Valparaiso Soccer Coach
  • USSF National D License


Jacob Ramirez
Youth Academy Coach/Trainer
Keeper Trainer
jramir74@asu.edu


Coaching Experience
  • 2016-present:  Desert Elite Soccer Academy Coach
  • 2014-2016:  Desert Elite Soccer Coach apprentice
  • 2015-present:  Horizon High School JV Boys Head Coach & Varsity Assistant
  • USSF National E License
  • US Youth Soccer Youth Module 1 & 2


Steve Green
Elite Coach/Trainer
sgreenasc@gmail.com

 


Coaching Experience
  • 2016-present:   Desert Elite Soccer Coach
  • 2016-present:  Major Indoor Arena League II (Representative)
  • 2009-2010:  Arizona Storm Head Coach-MASL (Major Indoor Arena League)
  • 2008-2010:  PVCC Mens Head Coach
  • 2006-2012:  Arizona Sports Complex--Academy Director & F.C. Director of Coaching
  • 2003-2006:  NM Club Rio Soccer Club 86 Boys, 87 Boys
  • 2002-2003:  NM Rush Soccer Club 86 Boys
  • 2001-2004:  Rio Rancho High School JV Soccer Coach
  • 2001-2006:  Blades Soccer Complex Soccer Director
  • USSF National D License


Neil Van Huis
Elite Coach/Trainer
n.vanhuis@sbcglobal.net



Coaching Experience
  • 2016-present:   Desert Elite Soccer Coach





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