United Soccer Coaches Announces the 2019-20 Class of the 30 Under 30 Program

United Soccer Coaches has announced the 15 women and 15 men selected from nearly 300 applicants as the 2019-20 class of the United Soccer Coaches 30 Under 30 Program.

The 2019-20 class includes coaches from the youth, high school and college game. See a breakdown of this year’s class below.

  • 18 College coaches
  • 9 Youth coaches
  • 3 High School coaches

Launched in 2013, the United Soccer Coaches 30 Under 30 Program is a year-long education and mentorship opportunity for a select few up-and-comers who have made coaching their career of choice. The United Soccer Coaches 30 Under 30 Program is designed to give participants exposure to mentorship, and the opportunity to take advantage of educational offerings, such as diplomas and the United Soccer Coaches Convention.



Sarah Brink  Organization: Trinity College
Role: Assistant Coach
Location: Hartford, Conn.
Kristin Cox  Organization: East Texas Baptist University
Role: Head Coach
Location: Marshall, Texas
Morgan Ferrara  Organization: Eastern Kentucky University
Role: Assistant Coach
Location: Richmond, Ky.
Natasha Flores  Organization: Bremen High School
Role: Head Coach
Location: Bremen, Ind.
Ally Freitas  Organization: Nevada United
Role: Head Coach
Location: Reno, Nev.
Jane Grimley  Organization: Goldey-Beacom College
Role: Assistant Coach
Location: Wilmington, Del.
Karen Gurnon  Organization: Nichols College
Role: Head Coach
Location: Worcester, Mass.
Lyndse Hokanson  Organization: Georgetown University
Role: Assistant Coach
Location: Bowie, Md.
Maddie Jones  Organization: Titans FC/Puget Sound Premier League Surf Academy
Role: Director/Assistant Coach
Location: Kirkland, Wash.
Claire Knock  Organization: Barcelona Bay Area
Role: Youth Director
Location: San Jose, Calif.
Sarah Leiby  Organization: Saint Leo University
Role: Assistant Coach
Location: Lutz, Fla.
Megan Link  Organization: Grand Valley State University
Role: Assistant Coach
Location: Hudsonville, Mich.
Delaney Marier  Organization: Salvo Soccer Club
Role: Head Coach/Director
Location: Hastings, Minn.
Alexia Poon  Organization: Sacramento City College
Role: Head Coach
Location: Sacramento, Calif.
Tristin Stuteville  Organization: PS90 Soccer/SoccerGrlProbs Camps/KC Goalkeeping
Role: DOC/Operations & Curriculum
Location: Kansas City, Mo.



Sean Addison Organization: Indy Premier
Role: Staff Coach/TOPSoccer Director
Location: Plainfield, Ind.
Nick Barron Organization: Principia College
Role: Assistant Coach/GK Coach
Location: St. Louis, Mo.
Micah Collins Organization: Michigan State University
Role: Volunteer Assistant Coach
Location: Okemos, Mich.
Thomas Coombes  Organization: Bloomsburg University
Role: Graduate Assistant
Location: Bloomsburg, Pa.
Duncan Gillis  Organization: Beloit College
Role: Head Coach
Location: Beloit, Wis. 
Treg Lunger  Organization: Grove City College
Role: Assistant Coach
Location: Grove City, Pa.
Rob Mahoney  Organization: Melrose High School
Role: Head Coach
Location: Melrose, Mass. 
Brian Mitko  Organization: SUNY Delhi
Role: Head Coach
Location: Delhi, N.Y. 
Jason Orban  Organization: St. Francis College- Brooklyn
Role: Assistant Coach
Location: Brooklyn, N.Y. 
Josh Perkins  Organization: NCFC Youth
Role: Staff Coach
Location: Raleigh, N.C. 
Nicolas Pretelt  Organization: Orlando City SC
Role: U19 Assistant Coach/Academy Video Analyst
Location: Orlando, Fla. 
Gabriel Rocha  Organization: FC Sonora/Catalina High School
Role: DOC/Head Coach
Location: Tucson, Ariz. 
Kyle Smith  Organization: Houston Dynamo Academy
Role: Assistant Coach
Location: Houston, Texas 
Edmund Steen  Organization: Contra Costa College/Spurs FC
Role: Head Coach
Location: Richmond, Calif. 
Jordan Vejar  Organization: Spalding University
Role: Graduate Assistant
Location: Jeffersonville, Ind.