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Meet the Academy Coaches! 

Academy Coaching Staff Bios!

Kalli Shepler-Tucker

Her previous coaching experiences include: Assistant to the U-15 Alliance Team, Franklin Assistant Women's Soccer Coach, SCSA U14 team.
Coach Kalli's passion for the game and player development makes her an exciting addition to our Academy Staff.
 Jaquelinne Herrera

Hometown: Center Grove, IN

Licenses:United Soccer Coaches Grassroots 4v4 & 7v7 Course,USSF National E

Her previously coaching was with SFSC, where she coached the Girls Junior Academy for three years. Now, coaching the SCSA U9/U10 Girls Team, assisting with the U11/U12’s Girls.

 Austin Johnson Hometown:Center Grove, IN
Licenses:United Soccer Coaches Grassroots
Coach Austin has been part of the SCSA soccer ever since he was in middle school.  He has been helping out around the club for 3 years now. Austin has a special place in his heart for SCSA seeing as he has grown up playing or the club and in the area and now gets to give back through coaching in the academy. Austin was a product of SCSA as well as Center Grove High School. 
Gavin Teevan Hometown:Virginia Beach, VA
Licenses:United Soccer Coaches Grassroots 4v4 & 7v7 Course
Email:ghteevan@gmail.com
Coach Gavin is in his second year with the SCSA Academy program. Gavin has served as a coach for several teams including the Center Grove High School team where he served as assistant coach. During his time there he was able to mentor players and further the Center Grove soccer program. During his time coaching he also served as a coach for our very own coach Ben! During his playing career Gavin played for Franklin College for 4 years. He hasn't hung up the playing boots yet, though. Gavin is still an avid soccer player in several adult leagues around the greater Indianapolis area and still has a passion for the game of soccer whether he is coaching or playing.

Megan Perry

Hometown: Center Grove

Licenses:United Soccer Coaches Grassroots 4v4 & 7v7 Course

Major: Nursing


First time coaching, graduated from Center Grove high school in 2019 and will be attending the University of Indianapolis this fall; inducted into the Hall of Fame at Center Grove in 2018; started playing soccer at scsa at age 4.

 

Austin Abbett

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Licenses:United Soccer Coaches Grassroots 4v4 & 7v7 Course
Email: jabbett@imcu.com

Coach Austin is entering is joining our Academy staff for the first time this Winter and Spring season. This will be Austin's first season coaching and he couldn't be more excited about it! Although Austin may be new to coaching, he has plenty of experience with the game of soccer. Having played growing up in various leagues, he spent most of his youth career playing with USF Real in Greenfield, IN and his high school career at Warren Central. After graduating Austin continued his playing career at Marian University. Coach Austin brings a wealth of knowledge to our coaching staff and also gives us some expertise on goalkeeping, as that is his natural position as a player. Coach Austin will be working towards his coaching licenses this Winter through USSF. We're so excited to have this new addition to our staff and know he will do a fantastic job developing young soccer players and young men and women.

Phalo Pietersen

Hometown: Bloomington, IN
Licenses: USSF D 
Email: phalopietersen@gmail.com

Coach Phalo joins the Academy staff for the 2018/19 season after 4 years with SCSA in the Rec and Travel programs. After playing for Bloomington High School South, Coach Phalo was a student manager with the IU Men's Soccer team. His coaching experiences include: the JV Team at Bloomington High School South, IU Women's Club Soccer Team, the Academy program at Bloomington Cutters, and SCSA U11/U12 Travel teams. Coach Phalo's passion for the game and player development make him an exciting addition to our Academy Staff. 

Joey Jordan Hometown:Greenwood, IN
Licenses:United Soccer Coaches Grassroots 4v4 & 7v7 Course
Email:richjord03@hotmail.com
Coach Joey is in his second season for SCSA Academy coaching staff. Coach Joey has been an avid soccer player from his days as a youth and continues to play today with several coaches within our club. Joey began his coaching career at St. Francis where he served as the coach for both of his sons, Colton and Landon. After coming to SCSA he continued to serve as a coach and has been a great addition to our coaching staff on the Academy. He has a passion for the game and wishes to pass it on to the next generation to help develop players in the SCSA organization as well as the Indianapolis area.

Weston DeShon

Wes DeShon 

Hometown: Olney, IL
Licenses:United Soccer Coaches Grassroots 4v4 & 7v7 Course

Major: Finance  

Coach Wes played on the Franklin College Men's team class of '19. He was name. Wes has been a great contribution to the coaching staff. During the summers Wes has establish his own Summer Soccer camps called "White Squirrel Soccer Academy" in Southern Illinois. He enjoys watching young athletes compete in getting better.

Kendall Davis full bio 

Kendall Davis

Hometown:Indianapolis, IN
Licenses:Grassroots Coaching license 4v4 & 7v7 Course
Coach Kendall joined our Academy staff this past Fall season. This will be Kendall's first season coaching and he couldn't be more excited about it! Although he may be new to coaching, he has plenty of experience with the game of soccer. Having played growing up in various leagues, he spent most of his youth career playing for local clubs. Kendall played on Franklin College Men's team class of '17.

Jordan Thomas 

Jordan Thomas

Hometown: Whiteland, IN
Licenses:United Soccer Coaches Grassroots 4v4 & 7v7 Course

Major: Chemistry with a minor in Spanish 

Coach Jordan played on the Franklin College Men's team class of '19. He was name First Team All-HCAC. Jordan has a special place in his heart for SCSA seeing as he has grown up playing or the club and in the area and now gets to give back through coaching in the academy. Jordan was a product of SCSA and as well as Whiteland High School.

Elijah Woodring

Elijah Woodring

Hometown: Kokomo, IN
Licenses:United Soccer Coaches Grassroots 4v4 & 7v7 Course 

Major: Business

Coach Elijah plays on the Franklin College Men's team. Elijah has a special place in his heart for SCSA, even though he grew up playing at Kokomo Soccer Club, he has been around SCSA for about 3 years now and has loved every second of it. He has throughly enjoyed being able to give back to SCSA during his time playing at Franklin College.

Marin Habig

Hometown: Center Grove, IN
Licenses:United Soccer Coaches Grassroots 4v4 & 7v7 Course 

Coach Marin has a special place in her heart for SCSA seeing as he has grown up playing or the club and in the area and now gets to give back through coaching in the academy. Marin was a product of SCSA as well as Center High School.