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Coach Background
           Maren Dale

Maren Dale (Florida)

Coach Maren comes to TYSA having played for Princeton University as a member of the 2004 NCAA Division I Final Four team, where she started in her Junior and Senior years. She rounded off her rigorous soccer background by playing for the Jersey Sky Blue in the USL W-League in 2007. After graduating with a B.A. in Philosophy, she volunteered in South Africa with Grassroot Soccer, Inc., an organization that uses soccer as a platform for HIV/AIDS education. She also brings coaching experience from the Tony DiCicco SoccerPlus Camps, where she coached at the Youth level.

In 2015 Coach Maren earned a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law and began work as a Staff Attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta.


Ashley Reinecke

Ashley Reinecke
(Toms River, New Jersey)

A native of Toms River, New Jersey, Coach Ashley grew up playing soccer from a very young age. She attended NCAA Division I Seton Hall University where she was a four-year starter in all 73 matches, playing center midfield position. After graduating with a B.A. in Public Relations, she earned a M.A. in Brand Design at Bath Spa University in England. While abroad, she competed in the FA Women’s Premier League playing for Keynsham Town Football Club where she was the team’s Player of the Year in 2009 and won back-to-back Somerset FA County Cup finals in 2010 and 2011. In 2013 she returned to the U.S., and in 2015 began coaching for TYSA. She has experience coaching at the youth level with the Soccer Specific Training organization in Wall, New Jersey and with the women’s side in Bristol, England, at K.T.L.F.C, on all levels.


Daymeon Corrie

Daymeon Corrie
(Kingston, Jamaica)

Coach Daymeon's soccer career began in Kingston, Jamaica. As a player, he was invited to tryout for the Jamaica U21 national team but made the choice to further his education, attending Dekalb College on academic scholarship where he continued to play soccer. As a coach, Daymeon holds a NSCAA National Diploma and a USSF C license. He has over 20 years coaching experience, coaching for Division 1 Women’s amateur soccer as well as top Select teams for Stone Mountain Youth Soccer and Triumph Youth Soccer. Some of those teams have gone on to win major tournaments and earn spots in countless finals. Daymeon's also volunteered with both Soccer in the Streets and All In Girls programs to give back to the community.

Additionally, Daymeon was a Varsity and JV Head Coach at Tucker High School leading teams to State Finals, as well as placing players on Dekalb County's High School All-Stars, having players designated with the Top Ten Players honors, and players in the Top Ten Goal Scorers. Daymeon continues to have close ties to Tucker H.S.’s soccer program.

Daymeon encourages those he coaches to prepare for their futures and he's had approximately 70 player’s earn college scholarships for soccer. Daymeon truly possesses a talent for coaching, a gift for developing skills and confidence, the ability to motivate and encourage, and a strong desire for greatness.

Stephen Phillips

Stephen Phillips (Atlanta, GA) 

Coach Stephen is originally from Stone Mountain, GA where he was a 4-year Varsity letterman for Shiloh High School. At the club level, he played for Concorde Silver from U12 through U20. He also played for Georgia at the state team (ODP) level from U12 through U18 and was a member of the Region III Team from 1992-94 where he played in various international tournaments, including representing Region III in France. In 1994, he was invited to the US U20 National Camp at the USMTN headquarters in Mission Viejo, CA. Collegiately, Coach Stephen played at Wake Forest University before transferring to, and finishing, at Georgia State University.

Coach Stephen began coaching in 1996 at SMYSA, where he lead the U15 boys' team to both a State Championship, and ultimately a Region III Title in Baton Rouge, LA that same year. After taking a few years away from coaching, he came back to coach at the Academy level at NASA from 2006-2007.

He holds a USSF National D license.


Avery Shephard 
 Avery Shephard (Atlanta, GA)

Avery Shephard, 25, was born and raised in Georgia. He graduated from Clayton State University with a Bachelors in Business Management with a minor in Marketing. He was top goal scorer at Clayton State and received many awards while there. Avery currently plays with the Atlanta Silverbacks as a center forward and is the Men's Assistant Coach at Clayton State University. Coaching  has always been a  passion of his, as he enjoys developing and watching players grow.
Hong Chin
 Hong Chin (Cambodia)

Hong played soccer for several clubs around Atlanta growing up, including DDY United Select, ASA Wolves, Concorde Select, Nike Express traveling tournament team and the ODP Regional Pool. He also played on this Varsity teams from 9-12 grade at Lakeside High School. He played for his college, Brewton-Parker, on a full four-year scholarship. After college, he took a position at Lakeside as Head Coach for the JV Boys and Assistant Coach for both Girls and Boys Varsity). Since then, he has been coaching at clubs around Atlanta including, AYSA, GOLsa, InterAtlanta FC and TYSA for 17 years.

He currently has a USSF Soccer Coaching LIcense - National C.

Will Pickard
Will Pickard (Atlanta, GA)

Coach Pickard grew up in Gwinnett County where he played for the GFC Power, now known as The Streamers. He played Classic I, R3PL, Super Y and ODP, representing the state of Georgia. Will attended the University of West Georgia, where he began coaching the Men's Club team. After college, he wanted to continue coaching so he started as a volunteer at TYSA before getting involved in the rebuilding process of our Academy program. Coach Will currently coaches the U7 and U8 boys Academy Junior teams.

Fergal Forde
 Fergal Forde (Ballina, Ireland)

Fergal is currently the Head Coach at Chayton State University an NCAA Division II University competing in the Peachbelt Conference. Prior to being named Head Coach he was an assistant for both the Men's and Women's teams beginning in 2014. Forde helped the men's soccer program to a 15-15-2 overall record and 8-10 mark in Peach Belt Conference action and the women's team to a strong 22-15-1 overall mark. Between the two clubs, he helped them produce one CoSIDA Academic All-American, two CoSIDA Academic All-District selections, 12 All-Reion selections, 12 All-PBC honorees and 15 PBC weekly award winners.

Forde was also an Assistant Men's Soccer Coach at Division II Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee during the 2010 season. During that time, he helped the Bucs reach the Championship game of the Gulf South Conference Tournament. The following season, the players he helped recruit would go 15-4-1, win the GSC Tournament and advacne to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in the program's history.

From 2009-2010, Coach Forde serves as the assistant Coach for the Women's Senior Team and Boys U16 programs at KR Reykjavik, Iceland.

Forde served as the Director of Coaching and the Head Coach for the Ballina Town F.C. Ireland Senior Men's Team between 2011 and 2014.
Charlotte McCormack 
 Charlotte McCormack (Wexford, Ireland)

One of the most successful players in Clayton State Women's Soccer history, McCormack rejoined the program in an official capacity in June of 2017. A four-year member of the team as a goalkeeper from 2012-16, she served in a volunteer role at Clayton State, working with t he keepers who recorded four shutouts and six other games of just one goal allowed.

Coach McCormack has been highly involved at the club level and youth soccer level. She has coached Academy for RYSA and was Head Coach for the Junior Varsity Girls team at the Atlanta International School. She worked with the Olympic Development Program (ODP), which is tasked with identifying and providing opportunities for potential National Team players at an early age. 

A native of Wexford, Ireland, Charlotte also spent time working with the Wexford Youths Women's Soccer club which participates in Ireland's Women's National League.

Ross Henderson
 Ross Henderson (Lincoln, UK)

Coach Ross began his playing career with many clubs in England. He played and captained at Lincoln College, making it to the final 8 of the National College Cup.

He was granted a soccer scholarship to play at Erskine College, South Carolina. During his sophemore year, Erskine won the first NCAA conference title. He then went on to captain Erskine in his junior and senior years. 

During the summers, Ross played in the NPSL and PDL for Myrtle Beach Mutiny. His team won three division titles, final 16 of the National cup, and he led as captain for the 2016 season.  

Ross has 6 years experience coaching at various levels. He coached for Coast FA for one year, Christian Academy High School in 2017, and through Global Image Sports he coaches for many English academy teams. He has been a North American Academy coach for West Ham, Wolves, Stoke and the Muelensteen Method.

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