Coaches of Coast FA
Coach Donna Anderson Coach Stepheney Burnett  Coach China Maja Coach Donnie Price
Coach Swavek Apanowicz Coach Carl Clark Brandon Michaels Coach Kristen Risher
Coach Joel Banta Coach Jimmy Deane Coach Aaron Miller Coach Ben Schoen
Coach Joel Barber Coach Callie Dennis Coach Ross Morgan Coach Thomas Tamale

Coach Robert Bass  

Coach Jeremy Glick Coach Paul Morin Coach Chris Trimby
Coach Luis Brennes Coach Joshua Long Coach Jason Mueller Coach Max Weston
    Coach Pat Piscitelli Coach Justin Wolf


Coach Ross Morgan
Director of Coaching

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.

Contact Coach Ross at ross@coastfa.com    Ph:  843-340-6062

Coach Joel Banta
Director of Coaching
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. 

Contact Coach Joel at  joelbanta@coastfa.com  Ph: 843-458-2558


China Maja  

Coach: China Maja  
Team Name: Coast 97 Red  
Hometown: South Africa  
Playing Background:

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.

Coaching License: USSF "D"

Holds undergrad from Coastal Carolina University and Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Favorite Team: Arsenal
Favorite Player Ronaldiho
Fun Fact: Remember its just a game, have fun playing.
Email: China@Chinamaja.com  
Phone: 843-246-4989  


Pat Piscitelli 

Coach: Pat Piscitelli  
Team Name: Coast FA 99 and Myrtle Beach Mutiny   
Hometown: Old Bridge New Jersey  
Playing Background: Mars Hill University and USL Pro South Carolina Shamrocks 
Coaching License: National diploma, gk level 1,2,3 

MBA Wingate University 

Sports management Mars Hill University
Favorite Team: Manchester United, New York Red Bulls and Myrtle Beach Mutiny
Favorite Player Tim Howard                                 
Fun Fact:  
Email: pp@mbmutiny.com OR patpisca@aol.com  
Phone: 843-424-1574  


Ben Schoen

Coach: Ben Schoen  
Team Name: Coast 02 Black   
Hometown: Westerville, Ohio  
Playing Background: Youth Club (Central Ohio), High School, Adult Leagues (Cincinnati, Myrtle Beach)
Coaching License: USSF "D"
Education: B.A. English Literature (University of Cincinnati, 1992); M.A. English Literature (The Citadel, 2007)
Favorite Team: Bayern Munich
Favorite Player Bastian Schweinsteiger
Fun Fact: Just finished 17th season coaching Waccamaw High School soccer 
Email: poteacher14@yahoo.com OR bschoen@gcsd.k12.sc.us  
Phone: 843-450-1878  


Donnie Price

Coach: Donnie Price  
Team Name: Coast 02 Red  
Hometown: Myrtle Beach  
Playing Background:  
Coaching License: USSF C
Favorite Team: FC Barcelona
Favorite Player Lionel "Leo" Messi
Fun Fact: Accomplished Musician/Guitar Songwriter                                                   
Email: donprice.us@gmail.com  




Brandon Michaels   

Coach: Brandon Michaels  
Team Name: Coast 03 Black   
Hometown: Green, OH  
Playing Background: Green FC, Green High School, Wembley United FC
Coaching License: State E
Education: The Ohio State University
Favorite Team: Liverpool FC
Favorite Player Steven Gerrard                              
Fun Fact: I am a huge music fan. I have attended over 100 concerts with artists ranging from Bob Dylan to Pearl Jam to The Black Keys.
Email: Mbsc22@gmail.com  
Phone: 843-450-1366  

Swavek Apanowicz

Coach: Swavek Apanowicz  
Team Name: Coast FA 03 Red  

Szczecin, Poland

Playing Background: 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.
Coaching License: State E

Bachelor of science from Coastal Carolina 

Favorite Team: Man United
Favorite Player Ronaldo
Fun Fact: I eat pizza everyday!                          





Thomas Tamale 

Coach: Thomas Tamale  
Team Name: Coast 01 Red  
Hometown: Kampala, Uganda  
Playing Background: 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.
Coaching License: 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.
Education: Architectural draftmanship - Kyambogo University(Uganda).
Favorite Team: Chelsea FC
Favorite Player Andrea Pirlo(Juventus, Italy)
Fun Fact:   
Email: ttfunsoccer@gmail.com  
Phone: 843-283-7816  


Aaron Miller  

Coach: Aaron Miller  
Team Name: Coast FA 05   
Hometown: Martinsburg, West Virginia  
Playing Background: 25 years - club, high school, college club, Myrtle Beach Mutiny Reserves, and various mens leagues. 
Coaching License: National E
Education: Bachelor of Science in Journalism & Advertising, Minor in Communications from West Virginia University
Favorite Team: FC Barcelona
Favorite Player Leo Messi (only because Max Weston doesn't play for Barcelona)
Fun Fact: Movies are my second love 
Email: aaronm06@yahoo.com  
Phone: 304-582-8423  


Paul Morin

Coach: Paul Morin  
Team Name:    
Hometown: Westfield, MA.  
Playing Background: Youth soccer, MA. Adult soccer, Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica.
Coaching License: USSF C
Education: Undergraduate and MBA from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Favorite Team: BPL - Liverpool; MLS - Sporting KC
Favorite Player Pele
Fun Fact: Enjoy mountain climbing and competing in endurance races such as Tough Mudder
Email: pm4ace@gmail.com  
Phone: 617-970-8055  


Carl Clark
Coach: Carl Clark  
Team Name:    
Hometown: Patchogue, NY  
Playing Background: LIJSL, NY ODP, NCAA Division I at Hartwick College, NY
Coaching License: State D
Education: Bachelors Science Biology
Favorite Team: The Winning ONE!
Favorite Player Ross Morgan
Fun Fact: Loves music
Email: CClark001@horrycountyschools.net  
Phone: 843-333-0120  


 Justin Wolf

Coach: Justin Wolf  
Team Name:

Coast 06 Black

Hometown: Pasadena, Maryland  
Playing Background: 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.
Coaching License: 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.

Favorite Team:

Manchester United

Favorite Player Max Weston followed closely by Nemanja Vidic and Cristiano Ronaldo
Fun Fact:

Huge Xbox nerd and a shark on the poker table.

Email: justinwolf@comcast.net  
Phone: 443-481-8774  


Donna Anderson

Coach: Donna Anderson  
Team Name:    
Hometown: Greensboro, NC  
Playing Background: UNC-Chapel Hill, 3 time National Champions
Coaching License: State C
Education: BA Speech Communications
Favorite Team: LA Galaxy
Favorite Player Alex Morgan with the Portland Thorns and the US National Team                                
Fun Fact: Competed in the 2004 Olympic Marathon Championships                          
Email: micropogon2@hotmail.com  
Phone: 843-833-0112  


Chris Trimby
Coach: Chris Trimby  
Team Name: Coast 97 White  
Hometown: Southampton, England  
Playing Background: High School
Coaching License: USSF D
Education: Lander University
Favorite Team: Southampton "Saints"
Favorite Player Ricky Lambert
Fun Fact: Son’s Brandon and Matthew have been at Coast FA and carrying on the Trimby soccer tradition
Email: christrimby@yahoo.com  
Phone: 843-602-5921  


Jimmy Deane
Coach: Jimmy Deane  
Team Name:    
Hometown: Leeds, England  
Playing Background: 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.
Coaching License: Uk coaching awards in Soccer, Rugby, Field Hockey, Swimming, Softball. Booked for E Coaching License in August 2013 and intend on gaining higher levels.
Education: Undergraduate, Sports and Exercise Science (BS) at York st. John University, England.
Favorite Team: Leeds United
Favorite Player 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!
Fun Fact: 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...
Email: jimmydeane09@gmail.com  
Phone: 843-957-3429  


Max Weston
Coach: Max Weston  
Team Name:    
Hometown: Columbus, OH  
Playing Background: Indiana University ’07-09’ Bowling Green State University ’09-’11, Myrtle Beach Mutiny 2012-13
Coaching License:  
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (BGSU ’11)
Favorite Team: Arsenal FC (Eng)
Favorite Player Andres Iniesta
Fun Fact: Loves Golf
Email: mtweston10@gmail.com  
Phone: 614-551-2275  


Callie Dennis
Coach: Callie Dennis  
Team Name:    
Hometown: Pawleys Island, SC  
Playing Background: High School Varsity 4 years, Club Soccer at College of Charleston                               
Coaching License: Currently working on Class E
Education: BS Exercise Science
Favorite Team: Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
Favorite Player Clint Dempsey
Fun Fact: I love to travel and spent 3 weeks in Kenya when I was 16
Email: cndennis11@gmail.com  
Phone: 843-340-5471  


Kristen Risher
Coach: Kristen Risher  
Team Name:    
Hometown: Auburn, NY  
Playing Background: 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.                               
Coaching License:  
Favorite Team:  
Favorite Player Mia Hamm
Fun Fact: When I’m not at the soccer fields you can always find me water-skiing down the waterway.
Email: kristenrisher@icloud.com  
Phone: 843-467-7444  


 Joel Barber
Coach: Joel Barber  
Team Name:    
Hometown: East Aurora, NY  
Playing Background:

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.

Coaching License:

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.


Masters degree in Education,Houghton College

Favorite Team:  
Favorite Player  
Fun Fact:  
Email: jbarber@horrycountyschools.net  
Phone: 843-655-2979  


Joshua Long

Coach: Joshua Long  
Team Name:    
Hometown: Cortland, OH  
Playing Background: High School, Coastal Carolina Club Soccer Team                         
Coaching License:  
Education: Coastal Carolina University Senior, majoring in Recreation and Sport Management
Favorite Team:  
Favorite Player Tim Howard
Fun Fact: Loves Country Music
Email: LongGK3@yahoo.com  
Phone: 843-465-2862  



Stepheney Burnett

Coach: Stepheney Burnett  
Team Name:    
Hometown: Mohawk, NY  
Playing Background: 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.
Coaching License: SCYSL E
Education: 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)
Favorite Team: Coast FA 01GRed (U12 girls team)
Favorite Player Tobin Heath
Fun Fact: My favorite TV show is I Love Lucy
Email: StepheneyBurnett@gmail.com  
Phone: 315-717-7266  


Coach Jason Mueller

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.

Contact Coach Mueller at muellerjason@mac.com  Ph: 256-627-8369



  Coach Jeremy Glick

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.

Contact Coach Jeremy at Jmglick@aol.com    Ph:  843-496-1286


Coach Robert Bass

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.

Contact Coach Robert at rbass11@aol.com    Ph:  443-655-4118



Coach Luis Brennes

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.

Contact Coach Luis at fbrenes55@yahoo.com    Ph:  ###-###-####















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