FC HAWAII IS PROUD OF ITS ACCOMPLISHED COACHING STAFF

Offering Knowledge & Training to Assist Your Student Athlete

FC Hawaii is staffed by active collegiate and top state prep school coaches, and are Double Goal certified with Positive Coaching Alliance (“PCA”). Coaching advancement and education is encouraged and subsidized by the Club, including CPR certification, concussion, and heat illness training. Our coaches undergo an annual evaluation by the players, parents, and FC Hawaii’s Director of Coaching.
The Club maintains relationships with many of the Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Soccer Programs. Our dedicated staff will assist student athletes with college applications, referrals, and recruitment videos.

EXECUTIVE TEAM
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David has been coaching soccer for 35 years. He is proud to bring his years of experience to FC Hawaii as the Director of Coaching. From toddler through elite professional teams, he has coached and played at every level of soccer. He has coached Club, AYSO, ODP, Men’s teams and the Hawaii’s only professional team Hawaii Tsunami Pro. For the past nine years, he has been the Punahou Varsity boys’ Head Coach and Boys’ Program Director.
  • US Soccer National B license
  • NSCAA Goalkeeper Diploma
  • NSCAA Member since 1993
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Oth has been involved in coaching youth soccer for 25 years. He has been a Punahou Varsity Boys’ Soccer coach for the past 7 years.  He played professionally in Oregon with the Continental Indoor Soccer League (CISL); Portland Pride, and the Western Soccer League (WSL); Portland Timbers.
  • NSCAA National Coaching Diploma
Chris is a multi-sport athlete, having played professionally for Atletico club de Madrid, Spain and for the Manchester Giants of England. He played domestically for Texas A&M and for the Los Angeles Magic. He has coached youth in sports all over the world and is currently a Varsity Boys’ Coach for Punahou School.
  • NSCAA National Coaching Diploma
  • NSCAA Futsal Diploma
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Courtney has worked administratively with various local soccer clubs since 2007 as well as serving on various soccer club boards and committees. She has over 20 years of experience working with children and holds a Masters degree in Elementary education. Courtney is also a registered yoga instructor (RYT 200) with a focus on yoga for athletes.
COACHING STAFF
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