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SSA Northside

SSA Northside Staff

Director of Coaches
Clayton Schmitt

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USC Premier Diploma
USC Advanced National GK Diploma
UEFA "C" License
Clayton has served as the DOC of SSA Northside since 2011. He has coached for 11 years at the college level and has been the Assistant Coach at Emory University since 2017 (and led the team to multiple top 25 rankings and NCAA tournament appearances). He has also coached at the high school level since 2008, and is currently the Head Coach at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, where he was named the United Soccer Coaches South Atlantic Region Coach of the Year in 2021. 
Academy Director 
Cameron Grassmyer

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 USSF "C" License 
Girls Academy Director
Kailyn Deutrich

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 USSF "C" License 
Lucas Moreno  
 Carlos Carrillo USSF “D” LicenseCarlos has been with SSA Northside since the Fall of 2016. He is the Current Holy Innocents' Varsity Boys Head Coach and was a former assistant high school boys coach at Pace.
Troy Connolly USSF “D” LicenseTroy has been with SSA Northside since the Fall of 2017. He is the current Boys Head Coach at Campbell HS. In the past, he has served as a former community coach at Kennesaw Mountain HS from 2011-2014 and a former NASA Staff coach from 2014-2017 
Sam Walker  
Jeff Hatchew
   Jeff joined the SSA Northside Staff Fall 2018. He currently serves as the  Galloway School Varsity Girls Head Coach/Director of Soccer. In the past he has worked with the Holy Spirit Prep Varsity Girls, Holy Innocents' Episcopal JV Girls, SSA Central Academy/Select Staff, Inter Atlanta Academy Staff
Scott SnyderUSSF National “B”
NSCAA Advanced National
Scott has been with SSA Northside since the Fall of 2017. Scott is the current Westminster Boys High School Coach where he has won 8 state Championships. In the past he has served as the Notre Dame High School coach (TN), a staff coach at Buckhead YMCA, former DOC of Smyrna Soccer Club, and an ODP staff coach in TN.
Jim Horesco NSCAA National DiplomaNorthside Soccer Academy Staff coach since 2011 
Ed Joyce NSCAA Premier Diploma Ed currently serves as the Georgia State University Woman’s Head Soccer Coach since 2016, Ed has also served as a collegiate assistant men’s assistant coach at Georgia State, Campbell University and Presbyterian College as well as a woman’s assistant coach at Ohio University. 
Ross Lawrence Ross Joined the SSA Northside Staff in the Fall of 2018. Ross currently assists with the Galloway Girls HS Team. In the past he has worked as the Galloway School Jr. Scots Head Coach and with Challenger Sports. 
 Steven LangerUSSF "C" License (Provisional)
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
Steve has been coaching with Northside since 2019. He has been coaching overall since 2006 and has been the Varsity Girls coach at both AIS & Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School. 
Will Keegan USSF “D” License Will has been a Northside Staff member since Spring of 2016. Will played at Oglethorpe University. Will coaches in our Boys Academy age groups, and has worked with all ages from U8-U12 in our Academy.
 Dan KlinectUSSF "C" License
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
Dan joined the Northside branch in 2018 and will coach the 07 and 06G NPL teams in 2020-21. Dan is the Head VB Soccer Coach at Parkview High School, and has coached at the HS level for 25 years, winning 3 GHSA state championships. He is also an Assistant Coach at Emory University with the Men's Soccer team. 
Dan was also recently named the 2019 NFHS Soccer Coach of the Year! 
 Johnny Mercado USSF National "D" License Coach Johnny works with our U11 and U12 Boys Academy age groups at SSA. He also is an assistant coach with Providence Christian Academy's Varsity Boys team. 
He previously coached at TOCA, GSA, and at both St Pius and GAC with their Varsity high school teams. 
Johnny played at Presbyterian College and is regarded as one of their all-time greats from his 4 years with the Blue Hose. 
Adam Halliday  
Anthony Riley 
Allyson McKinney  
Casey Langer  
Jordan Duru  
 Tyler O'Brien USSF National "D" LicenseTyler has been with SSA Northside for 3 years as the U8/Pre-Academy Director. He also oversaw the MAYS Strikers U8-U11 age groups before coming to SSA.
 Tyler Santee  


SSA Northside
40 Whitlock Place, 200
Marietta, Georgia 30064

Phone: 678-594-5041
Email: [email protected]