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High Country Soccer Association

Our Staff

 Professional Coaching Staff
 Club Director of Coaching & Programs
Shane Calvert
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 Director of Club Operations
Erin Barcal
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 Administrative Staff                                                             
 Executive Director
Rick Suyao
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 Office Manager
Gail Sears[email protected]  828-386-1215
 Head Registrar of Players/Teams with NCYSA
Kendra Gould
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 Executive Board of Directors
Caroline Hart
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Jason Joyce[email protected] 
 TreasurerStacey Harris[email protected] 
 SecretaryRich Campbell
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  Shane Calvert, Director of Coaching

United Soccer Coaches Advance National Diploma
United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Level 3 Diploma
USSF C License

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Shane Calvert's collegiate coaching experiences includes his current role as the Head Men's Soccer Coach at Lees McRae College.  He has served as an assistant at Wofford College (2015-2017), Clemson University (2014-2015) and his alma mater Tusculum University (2005-2007). At Clemson, Calvert helped coach the Tigers to the 2014 ACC Championship and to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. During his time with Tusculum, Calvert helped coach the team that reached No. 1 in the NCAA Division II national rankings.

As a coach in the high school ranks, Calvert also has a decorated resume with over 100 victories. He has been the head soccer coach Morristown West High School (Morristown, Tenn.), Dobyns Bennett High School (Kingsport, Tenn.), and Spartanburg High School (Spartanburg, S.C.) and the Darlington School Academy as previously mentioned. Additionally, Calvert has earned multiple District Coach of the Year, Regional Coach of the Year and State Coach of the Year honors as a prep head coach to go along with multiple State Tournament appearances. Furthermore, Calvert guided his team at Spartanburg High School to the No. 1 ranking in the state of South Carolina.

  Erin Barcal, Director of Club Operations

United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma
USSF D License
USSF 11v11 License, 9v9 License

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Barcal has a variety of experience through coaching collegiately, for North Carolina Olympic Development Program, club, and high school. Currently, she serves as the Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach at Lees-McRae College. Formerly, she coached at University of North Alabama as the Graduate Assistant coach responsible for game and travel operations, and training goalkeepers. Barcal is a staff coach for North Carolina ODP leading the 2007 age group, and previously the 2006 age group.

Barcal is no stranger to the High Country as she was a three-time captain in her four years of undergrad at Lees-McRae College. The Bobcats were very successful in her tenure capturing a conference championship. Upon graduation, she coached the Junior Varsity and assisted the Varsity teams at Watauga High School and currently leads the U14 girls team at High Country Soccer Association.

Wayne Cable
Ipswich, Suffolk, UKUSSF E LicenseU12G
Trey Boggs Greensboro, NC USSF E License  U18B & U13B Gold
Aaron Hall Charlotte, NC USSF D License  U13G & U15B Black
Daniel Ames Boone, NC USSF E License U11B Navy
Marco FonsecaUSSF D LicenseU12B
Ava DawsonGreenville, NCUSSF E LicenseU17B
Ash Morgan England USSF E License  U11G & U11B
Kevin Arguello   U14B
Jordan Brown
Hickory, NC    U15B Black 
Jake Chasteen Boone, NC USSF F License  
Franklin Joyce Mouth of Wilson, VA USSF F License  
Taylor RayCharlotte, NCGoalkeeper II  
Dan Louisignau
 Wilmington, DE  
Heather OstwaltBoone, NCUSSF F License 
Daniel AmesBoone, NCUSSF E License  
Jordan Salamido Raleigh, NC USSF F License  
Wisdom Ebirim  USSF F License 
Ian Lins USSF F License 
Sam Taubman  USSF F License 
 Taylor Morton USSF E License 
Sophie Watkins USSF F License 
Thomas Lanner
USSF E License 
Raphael Galliou USSF E License 
Jacob Turner USSF E License 
James Wise
USSF E License 
Skylar Hicks Boone, NC USSF F License  
Sophie Watkins  Boone, NCUSSF F License 
Faris Serafim  Banner Elk, NC USSF E License  
Art Rex Pittsburgh, PA
Jenn BassBurlington, NC  
Taylor MortonLaurinburg, NC  
Our coaching staff boasts experience from all levels of the game including;
current & former HCSA players,
Skylar Hicks, Austin Lubkemann, Jake Chasteen, Franklin Joyce, Heather Ostwalt, Will Voss, Maddie Warren
current & former college players,
Paul Stahlschmidt (App State), Brittany Bolick (Charleston Southern), Jake Chasteen (App State), Lindsey Fletcher (Lees McRae) Jarrett Franklin (App State), Amy Kolowsky (App State), Jason Kimak (Liberty), Chelsea Parker (Mars Hill College), Art Rex (Slippery Rock), Shaun Utterson (UNC-Wilmington), Dan Louisignau (UMBC), Heather Ostwalt (App State)
current & former college coaches,
Erin Barcal, Brittany Bolick, Shane Calvert, Amy Kolowsky, Taylor Morton, Chelsea Parker, Paul Stahlschmidt, Art Rex, Faris Serafim, Shaun Utterson, Dan Louisignau
college All-Conference players,
Brittany Bolick, Art Rex
college All-American,
Art Rex
current Youth National Team player,
Brooke Bingham
former professional players,
Kevin Arguello, Art Rex, Shaun Utterson
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