Girls' Coaches

 

Scott Nason- U18 Elite Team

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Ray White- U16 Premier Team

Ray is one of Seacoast United Maines most experienced coaches. He has been coaching club soccer for over 20 years. During his time coaching he has coached youth soccer from ages U8-U19.  Ray was also the former President of Soccer Maine for 10 years.

In 2014/2015 Ray coached the U15 Girls Premier Team. 

 

Steve Twombly- U15 Elite Team/ U13 Elite Team

Steve returns full time to Seacoast United Maine after a year with the United States Development Academy. He is the head coach of the U12 Girls Elite team, as well as the U14 Girls Premier team, and assistant coach with the U12 Premier south team.  Steve has a USSF D License and several years coaching experience with Seacoast United working with teams at varying levels of performance, including State Cup Champions and Region 1 semi-finalists.  

 

Josh Needle- U14 Elite Team

Josh is from the Albany, NY area and has played soccer for most of his life at various levels. He played his college soccer at the State University of New York at Potsdam which is part of the SUNYAC conference.

Josh’s coaching career began in the fall of 2002 when he assisted the boys U12 travel team for the Scarborough travel program. In the fall of 2003 he began coaching the Scarborough 7th grade girls team which posted a 14-1 record and the year after, his 8th grade team posted another 14-1 record. The following year Josh began coaching high school soccer as the Freshman Head Coach and the Varsity assistant for 3 years. He returned to the High Schoo ranks once again as the assistant to the Varsity and JV and helped bring a state championship to Scarborough HS girls this past year of 2012.  He began coaching premier soccer in the spring of ’03 when he was one of the U12 Girls’ coaches at Maine Metro FC. Josh continued to coach the Maine Metro U12 girls the following year and stayed with that team through their U17 year. Josh has been the 1992 boys Olympic Development assistant and was the  1998 boys head coach coach. He was the director of player development for the Maine Metro FC developmental academy for 3 years and is currently the director of the Seacoast Jr. Mariners Academy, and the footskills coordinater.   His teams have been state finalists 7 times and has 3state championships.  Josh is currently coaching the Seacoast United Maine U13 girls for the 2014/15 season as well as the semi professional Seacoast United Mariners WPSL Women’s team for the last 3 seasons.

He was recently awarded his USSF "A" license in the summer of 2011, which is the highest license the US Soccer Federation offers. Josh has been a 5th grade school teacher at Wentworth Intermediate School in Scarborough, Maine for the last 13 years. He lives in Scarborough with his wife Shelly and their 11 year old son Nathan.

Mike Keller- U14 Premier Team

Mike Keller is the current Head Men's Soccer Coach at USM. He also served in the same position at Maine Maritime Academy for seven years, and as head coach/athletic director/instructor at Thomas College for five years.

In 2008 Keller guided the Huskies to a 12-9-1 mark that included the program's first Little East Conference regular season championship.  Keller was named the LEC Coach of the Year in 2008 for his efforts.

He is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association and has served as a representative for the NCAA New England Women's Soccer committee and the Maine Athletic Conference representative on the Northeast Regional Committee. He has also served as the State Director of Olympic Development for Maine Youth Soccer.

Keller holds a B.A. in mathematics from the University of Maine at Farmington and a graduate degree in physical education from the University of New Hampshire. Other previous coaching positions have included a year as head coach at UMaine Presque Isle and a graduate assistant post at UNH.

In 2013/14 Keller coached a U12 Girls Premier Team for Seacoast United Mariners.

Stephanie Gilkenson- U13 Premier Team
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Jim Wade- U13 Premier Team 

Jim has been caoaching for over 20 years. Originally from Northhampton, MA Jim spent years at the Director of Youth Development for Northhampton Soccer Club in the mid-90’s. After moving to Maine, Jim became Asssitant Coaching Director for Coastal Soccer Club based in Brunswick, When Coastal merged with Seacoast United, Jim continued as Director of Topsham Indoor Facilities & The Summer Coastal Challenge. 

Jim became Assitant Men’s Coach at Bates College from 00’-04’ before taking over the Men’s Assistant position at at Colby College from 05’-11’. He coached the Boy’s Brunswick Jr. High team from 00’-05’ and is now back as Boys’ Director for both their 7th & 8th grade teams.

Jim was on the Regional Staff for ODP for 5 years working both at Rider College in NJ and call-back camps at Bowdoin College, Kutzown University, and Penn State. 

Jim holds two "A" licenses: the NSCAA Premier License and the KNVB (Dutch Royal Coaching Assosciation) Advanced National. Coach Wade has taken a totaly of 5 premier teams to the Region I Championships, holding a record of 15 state championship titles in Maine. In 2014/15 Jim coached both the U12 girls and U18 boys premier teams.

Marc Goulet- U12 Premier Team
Marc was born and raised in Plainville CT. He played and captained at the University of Maine from 2006-2009. After the program was unfortunately cut, Marc transferred to Southern New Hampshire University for his senior season and he was named a Division II All-American. That same year Southern New Hampshire made it to the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.

After graduation, from UMaine, Marc began coaching with the New England Revolution Youth Academy.  He left the Revs and became an assistant coach for both the Men's and Women's soccer teams at Maine Maritime Academy. Simultaneously, his career with Seacoast United began as he coached the U16 boys Blackbear United team from 2011-2012. Marc moved to Portland in the fall of 2013 and coached the U18 Premier Team. During the 2014-15 season Marc coached U8-U10 Boys, U11 Girls, and captained the Mariners NPSL team. He currently holds a USSF D license.

Andrew Pelletier- U11 Premier Team/U9 Premier Pool

Andrew was born and raised in Topsham, Maine. He attended Mt. Ararat High School where he played in two state championships. After high school he went on to play and study at Thomas College. While at Thomas College Andrew majored in Sports Management and was named to an All-NAC second team. 

In 2011 Andrew started his coaching career leading his U-12 Merrymeeting team to a Soccer Maine State Championship. In 2012 he was girls varsity coach at Poland High School where he led the program to their first winning season and went on to the Class B semi-finals. Andrew then went on to accept his current role as varsity girls coach at Falmouth High School. In his first year his team posted an 11-2-2 record while advancing to the Class A semi-finals. 

Andrew is the Girls Director of Coaching. He holds his USSF C license and resides in Freeport with his wife Samantha and son Myles.

Casey Pike- U11 Premier Team

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