Directors

Jimmy Mitchell, Director

JIMMY is entering his eighth year as the women’s head coach at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.  Prior to UAH he served  13 years as Head Coach at Div. I Northwestern State University in Louisiana.  Jimmy guided his team to three Southland Conference Tournament championships along with three NCAA National tournament appearances. Before NSU, Jimmy coached at Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina.  While at Belmont Abbey, Jimmy advanced to the ‘Elite Eight’ of the NCAA Div. II Tournament and produced numerous All-Americans.  Mitchell has been involved in Olympic Development Soccer at the State and regional levels for 21 years.

MICHAEL is a USSF Nationally licensed coach.  He served ten years as the Director of Coaching for the Catawba Valley Youth Soccer Association in Hickory, NC. Mike has been involved with numerous Club teams in the western part of North Carolina as a coach, trainer, and a clinician.  He was the Women’s Assistant Coach at Gardner-Webb University in 1995 and at Lenoir-Rhyne College in 1999.  Mike is a member of the NC ODP Staff and an instructor for NCYSA.