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High Country Soccer Association

Our Staff

 Professional Coaching Staff
Director of Coaching
Marco Fonseca[email protected] 828-386-1215
Technical DirectorErin 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
[email protected] 828-386-1215
 Executive Board of Directors
Jason Joyce
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Dick Casey[email protected] 
 TreasurerVanessa Painter[email protected] 
 SecretaryRich Campbell
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Marco Fonseca, Director of Coaching

USSF C License
USSF D License

Email: [email protected]

Marco has been a staff coach with HCSA since spring of 2017.  He has worked with our U10 Academy as a coach and as a director, coached multiple travel teams for both boys and girls groups, and most recently served as our Interim Director of Coaching.  

Marco grew up playing for Triangle Futbol Club (now NCFC) and Needham B. Broughton High School Capitals in Raleigh, NC.  While attending Appalachian State University he played on the International Team, assisted with the running of the People of Planet Tournament (part of the Diversity Celebration on campus) and coached the App State Men's Club Soccer Team. 

  Erin Barcal, Technical Director

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

Email: [email protected]

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, NC5 Years U13B
 Kevin Arguello Nicaragua10 Years U16B | U16G
Ash Morgan England3 Years U12B
 Jenn BassBurlington, NC  3 YearsU13G
Wayne Cable
Ipswich, Suffolk, UK11 YearsU14G
Marco Fonseca Honduras 5 Years U14B
Trey Boggs Greensboro, NC 8 Years  U15B
Sarah Drennan Kings Mountain, NC2 YearsU12G
 Erica ShingletonBoone, NC7 YearsU18G Black
Erin Barcal    Wilmington, NC6 YearsU18G Gold
Jason Kimak
Wilmington, NC  4 YearsPLUS Coach
Taylor RayCharlotte, NCGoalkeeper II Goalkeeper Coach
Kerry Eagleston NC2 YearsGoalkeeper Coach 
Keane HamiltonBoone, NC6 YearsUSSF D License 
Skylar Hicks Boone, NC 9 Years USSF F License
 Cally MorrillSarasota, FL14 YearsUSSF D License 
Katie Talbert Hendersonville, NC13 YearsUSSF D License
Sophie Watkins  Boone, NC6 YearsUSSF F License
Art Rex Pittsburgh, PA

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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