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Academy Director, 2005 and 2009 Girls Head Coach
University of Charleston (UC): Lettered all four years as an All-Conference or All-Region selection, named the WVIAC Freshman of the Year, served as captain Junior and Senior years. Multiple award winner: Offensive Player of the Week Honors as a center mid. Assistant Coach at UC while pursuing MBA. During tenure at UC: Women's soccer team first and second NCAA appearances, first Sweet 16 appearance, two conference championship appearances, first Top 25 national ranking. Coach for the 2005 and 2009 WVFC girls teams.
Assitant Executive Director, 2011 Girls, and 2009 Boys Head Coach
Originally from Long Island, New York, Brian played in college at the University of Mobile.He currently holds a USSF D License and is a long time member of the WV ODP State coaching staff. He was named 2016 WVSA ODP coach of the year. Currently coaching within the WVFC Academy and the 2009 Boys team.
2004 Boys Head Coach
Ogilvie begins his first year at UC Men's Soccer after a season at NJCAA D1 program Snow College where he served as Men's & Women's Assistant coach, as well as a stint as Interim Head coach of both programs.
Prior to coaching in the U.S, Ogilvie played in the ISPS Handa Premiership in New Zealand, for Canterbury United, as well as coaching their Youth team. Ogilvie also worked as the Youth Football Development Officer for Mainland Football Federation for four years.
Ogilvie graduated from Florida Institute of Technology in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management. During his two seasons at Florida Tech (NCAA DII), Ogilvie earned a place in 2 x Regional First Team squads, as well as an All-American Honorable mention.
Ogilvie holds an NZF/OFC B-License, and will be a part of the UC Men’s Soccer coaching staff as a Graduate Assistant as he pursues his Masters of Science in Strategic Leadership.
2010, 2006 and 2007 Boys Head Coach
Originally from Ivory Coast 🇨🇮
Grew up in Roanoke, VA.
Played club soccer for Roanoke Star.
Played 4 years at Marshall.
Coach for the 2006, 2007 and 2010 WVFC Boys teams.
2008 Boys Head Coach
Native of twin islands Trinidad and Tobago with national youth team experience, U-17, U-20, U-21 and U-23 before leaving for Charleston WV. Played 4 years at the University of Charleston was a captain for 3 of those 4 years. In that time, I received All American team honors twice, All Regional team honors three times and All Conference team honors four times. Named All Region player of the year my senior year and conference player of the year my sophomore and senior years. Including scoring 53 goals in my career at UC which was a record at the time. While at UC, he coached various travel teams in the Charleston area and upon completion of his playing career stayed on as an assistant with both Men’s and Women’s programs
2010 Girls Head Coach
Played two years in Uganda after attending high school. Played at Marshall from Fall 1999 to Fall 2002.
2003 Girls Head Coach
Played in the Scottish Premier League for U17 - U19 and Women's National teams. 2007 - 2011: Played soccer at Marshall University. Coach with WVFC since 2010. Current Assistant Coach for Marshall Women's Soccer. Certifications: USFF D License
2001 and 2002 Boys Head Coach
Played as a youth for the CYC, Catholic Youth Counsel, through college and played at Maryville University. Played for a few different clubs and won a state championship. Coaching in WV for 24 years at multiple clubs, currently at WVFC. Certifications: USSF D license
2013 Girls Head Coach
Fairmont, WV Native
University of Charleston (UC): Lettered three out of four years as an All-Conference selection, and, served as captain Senior year. Multiple award winner: Offensive Player of the Week Honors as a center mid, and three-time All-MEC Second Team selection. Graduate Assistant in Sports Information at UC while pursuing MBA. During tenure at UC: Women's soccer team first and second NCAA appearances, first Sweet 16 appearance, two conference championship appearances, first Top 25 national ranking
2005 Boys Head Coach
Awards: Gatorade Player of the Year in West Virginia in 2003. Wingate University: 4 year starter and Foodlion's SAC Player of the Year in 2007. 2003 - 2011: Played in the PDL and with the WV Chaos. Certifications include a USSF D, Advanced National Diploma
2011 Boys Head Coach
Originally from Gateshead England. 2 year professional at premier league club Sunderland AFC. 2017 NCAA national Champion with University of Charleston. English FA level 2 coaching certificate.
Began playing soccer in WV as part of the Rowdies Soccer Club. Coach with WVFC since inception. Licensed USSF Coach.
2011 and 2012 Girls Coach
Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Kristin grew up playing competitive club and ODP. She later attended and played for The Ohio State University. She is currently the assistant coach for the 2011 girls.
2003 Boys Head Coach
Played NCAA D1 at St. John’s University and Marist College
Played in USL for Rochester Rhinos
Coached at Duquesne University and Marshall University
CONMEBOL B License through Argentina Football Association (AFA)
USSF B License
Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) through National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Strength & Conditioning Specialists through International Sport Science Association (ISSA)
2007 Girls Head Coach
Current University of Charleston Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach. Was a part of the Golden Eagles NCAA Division II 2019 National Championship coaching staff. Played two years of professional soccer in the Netherlands with clubs Heracles Almelo (2014-2015) and Almere City FC (2015-2016) before returning to the U.S. to play in the USL Championship for the Harrisburg City Islanders (2017-2018). Brent was a four year letter winner at Marshall University and appeared in 65 matches for the Thundering Herd, earning 62 starts. Before coming to Charleston, Brent served as the Francis Marion University soccer program's assistant coach in Florence, South Carolina. Brent has coached club soccer for Football S.E.H in the Netherlands and the South-Central Pennsylvania Soccer Academy, and the Florence Soccer Association. Brent is a qualified United States Soccer Federation D Licensed Coach, maintains a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, and is currently working toward obtaining his Masters in Strategic Leadership.
2006 Girls Head Coach
Coach at West Virginia State University (WVSU)
Played at Canterbury Christchurch University (United Kingdom); 3x League Winner; Played every minute of every game over all three years
Playing Career; Charlton Athletic FC Academy & Semi-Professional in the National League
Coaching Licenses; UEFA B License, FA Goalkeeping Level 3, FA Level 1 in Talent Identification
Coaching for 14 years
2008 Boys Head Coach
Bio Coming Soon!
Boys Head Coach
Current University of Charleston Men’s Soccer Goalkeeper Coach. Was part of the Golden Eagles NCAA Division II 2019 National Championship coaching staff.
Before starting college in the United States, Ben was a member of Montpellier H.S.C, playing there from 2002 to 2015. After finishing there, Ben came to the U.S. to play college soccer at the University of Rio Grande for his freshman and sophomore year before transferring to Marshall University for his junior and senior year.
Assistant Coaches & Trainers
Jaxsen Werth, Chris Allen, Bob Gray, Teri Aichawirah, Said Garcia, Vinny Fernandez, Noah Carney, Ryan Fisher, Yvonne Ploeg, Alexis Leadwx