HAWAII ODP State Coaching Guidelines
Working with the Hawaii Olympic Development Program is an excellent opportunity to work with some of the most talented and promising players in the State of Hawaii. Every State Coach will be responsible for the evaluation, identification, selection and development of players in a the Pool of his or her age group to represent HYSA in State, Regional and National ODP events and activities. Below are some guidelines required by Hawaii State Coaching Staff. For a full description of State Coaching Staff requirements, please refer to the Hawaii ODP State Coaching Requirements and Expectations.
- Coaches must hold at least the USSF “C” Coaching License. Candidates who do not have a USSF “C” License may be considered under certain circumstances.
- State Coaches shall manage, supervise and conduct at least 3 State Pool Training Camp weekends and 2 Team Training Camp weekends. State Coaches will be paid a per diem stipend for all training and travel events.
- Regularly communicate the objectives of the State Pool development program with players and parents.
- Attend and participate in the ODP Sub-Regional Event and ODP Region IV Championship Tournament, if working with an age group that will be attending the Tournament.
Being selected to the State ODP Coaching Staff is a privilege, not a right. Coaches must, at all times, conduct themselves in a manner that represents HYSA at its highest standard. State Coaches are prohibited from recruiting players to participate in any club or non-ODP related events. Generally, ODP State Coaches are assigned to age groups they do not coach in Club.
-Information/Requirements for ODP Staff Coaches
-ODP Coach Application Form
2017 Hawaii ODP Sub-Regional Staff
Region IV Boys:
Steve Adlard is the Region IV Boy Program’s Head Coach. Adlard is the Technical Director of Idaho Youth Soccer and a former professional player in England. During the Hawaii ODP Sub-Regional, Adlard will work with the male Goal Keepers.
Liam Connors is a Region IV Staff Coach and will work with the 2000 and 2001 Boys groups. Connors is an Associate Head Coach at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). He is also a Director of the Downtown Las Vegas Soccer Club.
Matt Broadhead is the Region IV Head Coach of the 2002 Boys age group. Broadhead also coaches with the AFC Apex club of Utah. He recently led the ’02 Boys team to an undefeated record on their international trip to Costa Rica.
Michael N’Doumbe is the Region IV Head Coach of the 2003 Boys age group. N’Doumbe has been a Region IV Staff coach for over 12 years and is also the Director of Coaching of Riptide Soccer Club in Point Loma, California.
Brandon McNeil is a Region IV Staff Coach and will work with the 2004 Boys age group. McNeil is a former University of Portland Assistant Coach with the men and currently is a FC Portland Development Academy Director for U12s.
Mark Biagi is a Region IV Staff Coach and will work with the 2005 Boys age group. Biagi is also a staff coach with the Arizona Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program.
Region IV Girls:
Nate Shotts – is the Region IV ODP Girls Head Coach. Shotts is also CEO of Colorado Soccer Association. He will also lead the HYSA Senior All Star Game.
Paul Mulvany is a Region IV Girls Staff Coach and will be working with the 2000 and 2001 Girls Age Group. Mulvany is the Director of Coaching at Westminster AFC in Colorado.
Brandi Chastain – Former US Women’s National Team Star Brandi Chastain is the Region IV Girls 2002 Head Coach. Chastain played 192 games for the USA scoring 30 goals. Famous for making the winning shot in the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup victory over China in a penalty kick shootout. Chastain also coaches at her alma mater Santa Clara University with her husband Jerry Smith. Chastain has won Olympic Gold as well as a FIFA World Cup.
Tiffeny Milbrett – Former US Women’s National Team Forward Tiffeny Milbrett is the Region IV Girls Staff Coach and will work with the 2003 age group. Milbrett has 204 caps (appearances in international games) and scored 100 goals for the United States. The former University of Portland star has won an Olympic Gold medal as well as a FIFA World Cup. Milbrett currently coaches with the Colorado Storm.
Kelly Labor – is a Region IV Staff Coach and will work with the 2004 girls. Labor is an Assistant Coach at Colorado State University as well as a Staff Coach with Colorado Youth Soccer’s Olympic Development Program. Labor played collegiately at UNLV.
Jen Klein – will lead the Region IV 2005 girls age group. Klein is the Associate Head Coach at the University of Southern California who won the 2016 NCAA Division 1 National Championship. Klein played collegiately at the University of Arizona before coaching at UNLV and Washington State.
Scott Newman – is the Region IV Girls ODP Staff Coach and will work with all female Goal Keepers. Newman is the Goal Keeping Coaching for the Seattle University Women’s Soccer Team as well as the Technical Director/Girls Director for the Greater Seattle Surf Soccer Club.
George Kuntz – Cal State University Fullerton Men’s Head Coach
Marc Fournier – University of Hawaii at Manoa Women’s Assistant Coach
Ashley O’Brien Heidelberger – University of Hawaii at Manoa Women’s Assistant Coach
Gene Okamura – University of Hawaii Hilo, Interim Head Coach Men & Women
Chris Fisher – Hawaii Pacific University Men’s Head Coach
Gina Brewer – Hawaii Pacific University Women’s Head Coach
Adri Boras – Hawaii Pacific University Women’s Assistant Coach
Jayson Abe – Chaminade University Men’s Head Coach
Michelle Richardson – Chaminade University Women’s Head Coach
Also In Attendance:
Michael Morris – is a scout with the Seattle Sounders FC and is Head Coach of the U15 Sounders Academy team as well as the Head Coach of the Washington State EDP.
Marcelo Balboa – Former US Men’s National Team Member, Marcelo Balboa played in 3 FIFA World Cups appearing in 128 games for the United States. He was the first American man to get 100 caps. Balboa has worked with the Colorado Rapids and currently is a television commentator for Univision. He will also lead the HYSA Senior All Star Game.