We are pleased to have Coach Ross Morgan at the helm supervising the development of our player base and delivering continuous education to the staff. Coach Ross is a British National from Cardiff, Wales. His coaching career spans over the past 15 years, of which 9 years were in the U.K. He is a past staff for the Welsh, FA., received the FAW Prelim Award in 1994, UEFA (United European Football Association) C license conversion in 1998, and the UEFA B license in 1999. He completed Par I of the UEFA A license in 2003 and Part II in 2005.
The Myrtle Beach native joins Coast FA after a successful stint as Director of Coaching for the former Coastal Soccer Club. Joel posseses a wealth of coaching knowledge and experience at every level of soccer. He is presently the Assistant Camp Director for Coastal Carolina Soccer Camps, and also the Director for all CCSC day camps. He led both the Myrtle Beach High School Boys and Girls Programs to the ranks of the elite in the state, having also coached at Lowcountry Day School and Socastee High School. Coach Banta’s playing experience includes playing for Coastal Carolina University, appearing in the 1995 NCAA Tournament. He holds a USSF C License.
Coach China holds a USSF “D” Coaching license. He is originally from South Africa, where he played both Professionally and National representing his country in the Junior World Cup. He played college soccer at Coastal Carolina University, helping lead the Chants to an NCAA Nationals in the 2004 and 2005 seasons. During his final year, he became part of the men and women’s soccer programs in training the players at Coastal Carolina University. Upon his graduation, China became heavy involved in soccer. He worked as a staff member during the ODP Region III camp in the summer of 2007. He currently serves as a Head Coach with CoastFA and as a Co-Founder and Director of KICKOFF SOCCER ACADEMY. Last year he served as the Assistant Coach at Coastal Carolina Men’s soccer where they were crowned Champions in the Big South Conference. He also coaches individual and small group training sessions throughout the Grand Strand.
Holds undergrad from Coastal Carolina University and Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Played for Colonie High School. All time leading goal scorer and assist leader. All state 3 years in a row. Played collegiately for Coastal Carolina University. Played professionally for myrtle beach seadawgs for 3 years that also included small stints with reading rage,milwaukee wave and buffalo blizzards in the major indoor soccer league way back in the day.
Played at different levels in Uganda for over 17years, on scholarships in high school and college.
Player for Miracle FC, SOA FC, Mutundwe Lions FC at the regional level then with Top Tv FC in the super league (top level). Currently am with the Myrtle Beach Mutiny FC for the 2nd season.
Beginners certificate under FUFA (Uganda), coached different age groups under Sports Outreach Ministry for 8 years as a missionary. Used soccer and the gospel to get kids off streets in the slums of Kampala. Coached Lungujja united a regional level team for 2 years in Rubaga division.
In the USA,I earned a Junior level V under NSCAA(PA)also E license under SCYS(SC). Been with COASTFA since 2013.
Played for Nationally Ranked Baltimore Bays during youth. Selected to Maryland All-State team as a senior in High School. Played 4 years at North Carolina Wesleyan College, selected First Team All Conference as a senior. Also played the last two season with the Myrtle Beach Mutiny.
Currently holds a National E License, looking to go for higher Licenses in the near future.
Business Administration/ Accounting Major from North Carolina Wesleyan College.
Max Weston followed closely by Nemanja Vidic and Cristiano Ronaldo
Started playing at age 6 and moved "in-between the sticks" around the age of 9-10. Played predominantly for local team, Garforth Rangers, up until moving to America in November, 2012. Played for youth academies at professional teams, Leeds United and Middlesbrough and at County Level. Played Rugby and Cricket through College. Now play for Myrtle Beach Mutiny. Started Coaching in schools in England as a teacher in 2010.
Uk coaching awards in Soccer, Rugby, Field Hockey, Swimming, Softball. Booked for E Coaching License in August 2013 and intend on gaining higher levels.
Undergraduate, Sports and Exercise Science (BS) at York st. John University, England.
Favorite current player is Joe Hart, but have always respected Brad Friedel - has the record for most consecutive appearances in the Premier league (310 games) spanning from May 15th 2004 - October 7th 2012. His secret... Yoga!
I have metal in my face! After getting a knee to the face whilst playing soccer. I had to have metal plates placed around my cheek and eye to repair my orbital lobe which was fractured in 3 places! Still had the ball in my hand though...
I played for many rec and travel teams in New York, Florida, and Alabama. I was selected for the Alabama U-18 state team and Alabama All- Star team while in high school. Played one year in college at University of Alabama before sustaining a knee injury. I have coached U6 and U8 rec for the last 4 years at CoastFA.
When I’m not at the soccer fields you can always find me water-skiing down the waterway.
Helped lead his club team to two premier state championships before playing collegiately at Houghton College where he earned his bachelor’s degree in 1998. While there, he helped the squad to three NAIA National Tournament appearances and a National ranking as high as No. 3.
NSCAA Advanced National Coaching Diploma as well as a National Goalkeeping Diploma.Coach Joel settled in Myrtle Beach after serving as an assistant coach with the men’s soccer program at St. Bonaventure University. While there, he helped the Bonnies to a No. 12 national ranking (NCAA Division 1). Prior to that, he spent two years at his alma mater, Houghton College, working as an assistant soccer coach. He also served as an assistant coach at Coastal Carolina University for three years.
She started her soccer career at Herkimer County Community College in Herkimer, NY where she was named an All-America Selection for the NSCAA (2004) & NJCAA (2003) and was also named the Mountain Valley Conference Player of the Year in 2003. She transferred to Coastal Carolina University where she played Division 1 soccer for the last two years of her soccer career.
Associates in Physical Education from Herkimer County Community College (Herkimer, NY). Bachelors in Physical Education at Coastal Carolina University (Myrtle Beach, SC). Masters in Sports Science Sports Coaching from United States Sports Academy (Daphne, Alabama)
Coach Mueller is a native of Alabama but moved to the Myrtle Beach area in 2002. He has been coaching at the high school level since 1997. He started out in 1997 as an assistant head coach and goalkeepers coach for the Coffee High School girls program in Florence, AL. In 1998-99 he was an assistant and goal keepers coach for Bradshaw High School boys program also in Florence, AL. Upon his arrival to SC in 2002 he became the Carolina Forest High School’s assistant and goal keepers coach. After a brief stint as the assistant head coach and goal keepers coach for Muscle Shoals High School in 2003 he returned to the Myrtle Beach area. In 2004-2006 he was the JV head coach and goalkeepers coach for North Myrtle Beach High. From 2007-2009 he also added the duties of assistant head coach for North Myrtle Beach’s Varsity boys program to his busy schedule. In 2010 he was named North Myrtle Beach’s Boys Varsity head coach. During his 1st season the team ranked #1 and finished 23-2-1. He still currently holds the varsity head coach position.
Coach Jeremy Glick has over 30 years of playing and coaching experience. He started his playing career on the grand strand and later moved on to play in Virginia, eventually moving back to Myrtle Beach and made the open tryouts for the Myrtle Beach Boyz first season. Coach Glick has coached U-13, U-14, and U-15 select boys teams, reaching 1 state cup final and 1 semi-final in 2 years of coaching. He is presently entering his second season as West Florence JV girls head coach after guiding them to a 8-2 record last season. Coach Glick opened First Touch Futbol Academy in June of 2012 and presently trains 25 players of all ages and ability, including 5 premier level players. Two of which have recently been offered full scholarships from D1 schools. Coach Glick will be helping several coaches this spring and will be coaching a team in the fall. He holds a D coaching license. Coach Glick is very excited about joining Coast FA and looks forward to meeting everyone very soon.
Coach Robert is originally from Bel Air, Maryland. He played soccer in High School and received 1st Team All- State, 1st Team All- Metro, and Harford County Player of the Year as a Senior.He played soccer for North Carolina Wesleyan Soccer. Coach Robert started his coaching career in 2006 working The Soccer Survival Camp annually. He also played rugby in High School and College and Represented the U-19 National Rugby Team.
Coach Luis Brennes has been playing futball (soccer) in Costa Rica since he was 6 year old. Luis started playing competitive futball for Saprissa Futball Club (The most famous team of Costa Rica) when he was 9 years old. He Played for Saprissa from 1987 - 1990 in the Costa Rican 1st and 2nd division. Unfortunately a torn ACL cut his playing career short. Since moving to the USA Luis has been passionate about coaching soccer. Luis coached in New Jersey for 3 years, before moving to Myrtle Beach where he has been coaching for the past 4 years. Futball is his passion and Luis intends to gain higher level coaching licenses and continue his soccer education.