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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
Kristin Sevensky
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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.

 Daniel AmesBoone, NC4 Years U10G
 Kevin Arguello 3 Years U10B
Taylor Morton Larinburg, NC4 YearsU11G
Ash Morgan England2 Years U11B
 Jenn BassBurlington, NC  2 YearsU12G
 Faris SerafimBoone, NC2 YearsU12B
Wayne Cable
Ipswich, Suffolk, UK10 YearsU13G
Marco Fonseca  4 Years U13B
 Chris TarnowskiWinston Salem, NC3 YearsU14G
Trey Boggs Greensboro, NC 7 Years  U14B
Aaron Hall Charlotte, NC 2 Years  U14B
Erin Barcal    Wilmington, NC8 YearsU15G
Shane Calvert Spartanburg, SC 25 Years HS Girls
Taylor RayCharlotte, NCGoalkeeper II Goalkeeper Coach
 Jordan BrownHickory, NC2 YearsGoalkeeper Coach 
Daniel AmesBoone, NCUSSF E License  
Skylar Hicks Boone, NC USSF F License  
Sophie Watkins  Boone, NCUSSF F License 
Art Rex Pittsburgh, PA
Alex McGrathCounty Durham, England2 Years  
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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