Soccer Coach Bios

John Sterling                                                                                                                                                                Head Coach

Coach Sterling will be entering his 7th season as the Head Coach of the girls soccer program.  He has been with the soccer program for over 10 years total being on the boys side as the JV coach prior to coming to the girls program.  His one goal has been constant improvement in the program which resulted in the first trip to the state tournament in almost 20 years in the 2017-18 season.  Coach holds numerous licenses and certifications including an Advanced Regional Diploma (NSCAA), Goal Keeping 1&2 (NSCAA), US Soccer Federation ‘D’ License, Accredited Interscholastic Coach (NFHS), Certified Interscholastic Coach (NFHS) and an Elite Coaching Certificate (AYSA).  Coach John has implemented weight and speed training for the girls as well as off season conditioning and technical skills training.

 

Lea Hans                                                                                                                                                                    JV Head Coach/Asst Coach             

Coach Lea is new to the program and will be entering the program as the JV Head Coach and as an Assistant Coach.  Lea is excited to get down to business working with the high school players.  Lea is currently a US Soccer Federation ‘D’ license holder.

 

Nikki Johnson                                                                                                                                                            Asst Coach

After 3 years as the JV Head Coach Coach Nikki is stepping aside and becoming a Varsity and JV Assistant Coach.  She will be in charge of our cardio monitoring program and running our cauldron program.  Nikki is a former player from California and has been invaluable to the program.

 

Craig Hacker                                                                                                                                                              Goal Keeper Coach/Asst Coach

Coach Craig will be entering his second year as the Goal Keeper Coach and Varsity Assistant.  He joined us last season after stepping aside from 2 highly successful years leading the boys varsity program, leading them to their first region title ever in his final year and into the state tournament for the first time in nearly 10 years.  Coach Craig and Coach John have been coaching together for nearly 10 years in some fashion on various teams together.  Coach Craig’s licenses and certifications include Advanced Regional Diploma (NSCAA), Goal Keeping 1, 2 & 3 (NSCAA), US Soccer Federation ‘D’ License and an Elite Coaching Certificate (AYSA) along with numerous others.