COACHING STAFF

HERE ARE OUR AMAZING  COACHES

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Chris Williams

Director of Operations

Head Coach

2004M, 2009F, 2009M

Chris has been with Penn Alliance since the program’s founding in 2016 and most recently held the position of Director of Coaching. He has been instrumental in the development and growth of our program. As Director of Operations Chris will continue to provide vision and strategic guidance on the long-term development of the Penn Alliance program.
 

 

Coaching Education:

USSF 'C' License

 

Coaching Experience:

13 Years Youth Coaching

 

Playing Experience:

Philadelphia University

11 Year Professional career

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Ptah Myers

Director Of Coaching

We are excited bring on Thomas Jefferson University Head coach, Ptah Myers as our New Director of Coaching. As DOC, Ptah has the following responsibilities:
 

  • Act as Day to Day manager of Penn Alliance team coaches and team managers

  • Develop long and short-term seasonal plans for the program and each constituent team

  • Design and administer the team tryouts and player selection process

  • Design the training priorities for each age group and level

  • Assist with development and implementation of policies and guidelines

  • Organize supplementary skill clinics and camps for the players

  • Identify the most talented players in the club and alert EPYS ODP

  • Educate players and the parents about the playing at the Premier level as well as the HS Varsity and College playing experience

  • Assist players who are actively involved in college recruitment

  • Promote Penn Alliance within the soccer community and help with public relations

  • Act as the technical liaison between Penn Alliance and the EPYS DOC

  • Represent Penn Alliance at State, Regional, and National coaching seminars and workshops

COACHING EDUCATION

USSF 'A' License

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Current Jefferson University Men's Soccer Head Coach, NCAA D2

Former Development Academy Coach

Former ECNL Coach

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

University of Massachusetts Men's Soccer

13 Year Professional career

USA Futsal National Team

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COACHING EDUCATION

USSF 'D' License

 

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Berry College Men's Soccer Assistant Coach

15 Years Youth Coaching Experience

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Spartanburg Methodist College

Trinidad & Tobago Youth National Team

Kazim Weekes

Head Coach

2005M & 2007M

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Coaching Education:

USSF 'D' License

 

Coaching Experience:

8 Years

Chestnut Hill College Men's Soccer Assistant Coach

 

Playing Experience:

Holy Family University

Temple Men's Soccer

ODP State Team

Tom Stackhouse

Head Coach

2008F

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Coaching Education:

USSF 'D' License

 

Coaching Experience:

Penn State Abington Men's Soccer Assistant Coach

Upper Dublin High Boys Varsity Coach

5 Years Youth Coaching Experience

 

Playing Experience:

Penn State Abington Men's Soccer

Noah Johnson

Head Coach

2006F & 2010F

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Coaching Education:

USSF 'D' License (Summer 2022)

 

Coaching Experience:

Current Jefferson University Men's Soccer Assistant Coach, NCAA D2

6 Years Youth Coaching Experience

 

Playing Experience:

2 Years Professional Experience

Jefferson University

FC Delco Development Academy

Jason Rocha

Head Coach

2005F & 2008M

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Coaching Education:

USSF 'D' License

 

Coaching Experience:

Current Jefferson University Men's Soccer Assistant Coach, NCAA D2

8 Years Youth Coaching Experience

 

Playing Experience:

Philadelphia Union

Trinidad & Tobago Youth National Team

Maryland University Men's Soccer

Thorne Holder

Goalkeeper Coach

Head Coach

2010M