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Steve Hawthorne
Director of Soccer

Steve Hawthorne serves as volunteer Director of Soccer.
Hawthorne supervises the design and administration of all club training.
Founder Michigan PDA
Engineered 2010 PDA US Club Soccer National Championship Team
Engineered 2014 PDA USL W - 20 National Championship Team
Aquinas College Varsity Award   
FSU Varsity Award
Inventor - Head First Training Systems ( Patent Pending )
FSU Graduate- BS Marketing
FSU Graduate- BS Advertising

Nicu Milotin
Director of Coaching

Nicu Milotin serves as Director of Coaching.
Milotin supervises the design, administration and implementation of all club training.
Michigan PDA Head Coach
CA United Technical Director
TNT Head Coach
Laingsburg High School Varisty Head Coach
ODP Coach U15 & U18 Boys
11 Divisional Championships
10 Undefeated Championship Teams
16 Tournament Championships
6 MSPSA Premier Championships
1 MSYSA State Cup Championship
National / USSF "C" License

Player Bio
International Playing Experience - FCM Resita
Professional Playing Experience - FCM Resita

Coaching Staff

Salomon Enow Mbi
Staff Coach
Cameroon / Spain

Coaching Bio
Michigan PDA Head Coach
GVSA Head Coach
AS Bayangui Douala Soccer Club Head Coach

Player Bio
High School - Hand Ball Goalie
Club Soccer - AS Bayangui Douala FC

Playing Honors
AS Bayangui Douala City Championships
City Cup  Runner Up 1982
City Cup Champions 1987
Starting Defender 1980 - 2000
Team Captain 1980 - 2000 - AS Bayangui Douala FC
Voted All Time Best Defender - AS Bayangui Douala FC
Voted Top High School Hand Ball Goalie
Voted Top School Track Athlete

Degree in Law - University of Yaounde Soa Cameroon
Spanish Language Degree - University of Madrid

Asu Lyakaremye
Staff Coach

Coaching Bio
Michigan PDA Head Coach
GVSA Head Coach

Player Bio
Alliance Academy - 3 years
Grand Rapids Crew Academy - 1 year
Potters House Christian High School - 3 years varsity
Trinity High School (Texas) - 1 year varsity
Grace Bible College - 4 years varsity

Playing Honors
Potter's House Christian - Led team to Regional Finals for the first time in school history.
Potter's House Christian High - Voted All District
Potter's House Christian High - District Champions
Trinity High (Texas) - Top Offensive Player

Grace Bible College - BS Human Services

About Our Coaches

Coaching young athletes should be a passion, not a meal ticket. We have assembled a coaching staff that will serve our players and parents with knowledge and enthusiasm. All coaches will work hard to achieve both team and individual skill building. All coaches will work hard in designing training sessions that will build both skill and confidence in our young athletes.

Code of Conduct

To ensure the best possible youth soccer experience our coaches will follow a strict code of conduct. They will not be allowed to consume alcoholic beverages while at tournaments and have a curfew. They will also attend all team activities while on the road. They will be accountable to both club and parent. Coaches are role models and their behavior affects all of us.
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