Our staff is among the best in West Michigan. Below you will find
short backgrounds on some of our staff coaches.
Abrahm Shearer (Executive Director)
USSF National 'B' License
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (Pass with Distinction)
Seventeen (17) years of club soccer coaching experience
Alliance FC Director since 2002
Aquinas College Head Coach (School Record for Winning % and Most
Three state championships with EGR High Girls
MHSAA State Coach of the Year
2000 NAIA National Finalist for Coach of the
Playing highlights include: High School 1st team all-state, MIAA All-Conference, NAIA All-American, played for Sparta Rotterdam (Netherlands), played for USISL Columbus Xoggz.
USSF National 'C' License
NSCAA Director of Coaches Diploma
Four (4) years high school and two years college coaching experience
Over thirteen (13) years of coaching experience
Alliance FC Coach since 2004
Josh Watson (Alliance Coach Since 2010)
Fourteen (14) years of club and high school coaching experience
USSF 'D' License
1st Team All-State High School Player and D1 Player at Western Michigan
Sailor Soccer Club Staff Coach (2007-2010)
Goodrich Soccer Club (1996-2006)
Goodrich High School Varsity Boys Coach (2002-2006)
Goodrich High School Varsity Girls Coach (2002-2006)
Mirela Tutundzic (Alliance Coach Since 2010)
Division 2 All-American at GVSU
Set nearly every GVSU women's soccer records
Former Rogers High School Coach
Over six (6) years of high school, camp and club coaching experience
Alliance FC Coach since 2010
Ryan Conlan (Alliance Coach Since 2009)
Former Lowell High School Girls Varsity Coach (1997-2003)
Fifteen (15) years playing experience.
2x All-Conference High School Selection (St. Clair Shores)
Thirteen (13) years of coaching experience.
Former Cornerstone University Player
Six (6) years youth coaching experience.
Jessica Schmehl (Alliance Coach Since 2007)
Alliance FC Goalkeeper Coach
Former GVSU Goalkeeper
Muskegon Catholic Assistant Varsity Girls Coach (2001-2003)
Over seven (7) years of high school, club, and camp coaching experience.