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Coaches

Marcel Schmid

Executive Director

Phone: (248) 719-9785

Experience

  • USSF National License
  • Former Director of Player Development, Carpathia FC (Semi-Pro)
  • Former Professional Player (VFB Stuttgart, Germany)
  • Coaching Youth Soccer Since 2012
  • Former assistant coach Schoolcraft College

Faez Sarhan

Coach

Phone: (248) 499-3615

Experience

  • USSF National D License
  • 2018 U12 Boys MYSL Cup Champions
  • State Cup Quarter Finalist
  • 24 years coaching youth soccer

James Robinson

Coach

Phone: (810) 908-9844

Experience

  • USSF National License
  • Played Midfield for Madonna University (2013-2016)
  • Former Northville Rush Coach
  • Coaching Youth Soccer Since 2014

Jim "Lobster" Lemley

Coach, Goalkeeper Coach

Phone: (248) 390-6927

Experience

  • USSF National C License, Youth Coaching License & Goal Keeping License
  • Former Team Manager for the Detroit Rockers (Indoor Pro)
  • Current Assistant Coach for Lakeland High School Boys Varsity Soccer

Joel Curtis

Coach

Phone: (517) 294-3970

Experience

  • USSF National License
  • Bachelors Degree (BS) Psychology (focus in Sports Psychology)
  • Coaching Youth Soccer Since 2011

Sara Habbo

Coach

Phone: (248) 631-6706

Experience

  • USSF National License
  • Clawson Strikers Former Head Coach
  • Coaching Youth Soccer Since 2010

Jory Finkelberg

Coach

Phone: (248) 891-3323

Experience

  • Played for SOCS Force 2003-2011
  • Four Year Varsity Soccer Player and Two Year Captain at Kalamazoo College & BHS
  • JV Head and Varsity Assistant Soccer Coach for Berkley High School Since 2015
  • Coaching Youth Soccer Since 2009

Kate Rougeau

Rec Youth Development Director & Travel Coach

Phone: (248) 429-7124

Experience

  • USSF National License
  • Over Fifteen Years Coaching Youth Sports
  • Former Southfield High School Varsity Soccer Coach
  • Masters and PhD in Kinesiology and Professor at Oakland University

Katie Murphy

Rec Youth Development Staff & Travel Coach

Phone: (248) 434-7327

Experience

  • SOCS alumni: Played 7 Years with Force, BYSA, Birmingham Blazers and Bloomfield Force
  • Played College Soccer – One Year at Olivet University Varsity Soccer Team and Three Years on Western Michigan University Club Team
  • Current Player with MPSL Women’s Rebels

Kiley Transit

Assistant Coach, Goalkeeper Coach

Phone: (248) 928-6861

Experience

  • SOCS alum
  • Former Lourdes goal keeper & captain
  • Former youth soccer coach for Pacesetter Soccer Club

Ryan Williams

Assistant Coach

Phone: (248) 330-3749

Experience

  • National coaching license 
  • Current semi- pro player
  • Former Madonna University striker 
  • Former Northville Rush coach

Our Professional coaching staff provides the following training:

Mini-Kickers classes: 45-minute sessions focusing on beginner soccer skills spring and fall.

Recreation Players: Friday night sessions at Tyndall during the fall and spring seasons.

Recreation Coach Training: training sessions in the spring and fall plus the opportunity to observe Premier practices.

Travel/Premier players: All training for our travel program 

Supplemental Winter training for recreational players

Goalkeeper Training