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AYSC Coaches


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Jo Reid
Technical Director, 10/11 Girls and 05 Boys Coach

Jo Reid was born in Jefferson City, Missouri and moved to Anchorage in middle school. She played soccer at AYSC and East High School before going to college. Jo played 4 years at Creighton University (Division I) in Omaha, NE. After College she returned to Anchorage and started coaching at the Club, High School, and ODP levels. Jo holds a USSF C License, a NSCAA (USC) National Diploma, and a NSCAA (USC) Regional Goal Keeping License. Jo enjoys playing FootGolf and traveling in her free time.


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Jeremy Johnson
Director of Coaching, 04/05 Girls Coach & 04 Boys Coach

Jeremy Johnson is from Palmer, AK and grew up playing soccer in AK for Mat Valley Soccer Club, CISC, TAFF, AFC, Montana State University, and Spokane Community College. Jeremy holds a USSF C License, DOC Diploma, and a USC Advanced National Diploma. Jeremy enjoys playing FootGolf and attending concerts in his free time.


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Will Lucero
Asst. Director of Coaching, 04 Boys Coach & 04/05 Girls Coach

Will Lucero was born in Mexico City, Mexico and was raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Will played soccer competitively in Alaska and has coached for over 11 years. Will holds his USSF C License and he received the Futsal Coach of the Year & Competitive Boys Coach of the Year from AYS. Will enjoys Fishing, barbequing with friends and family, hiking, and reading sports psychology books in his free time.


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Felipe Abreu
07 Boys & 08/09 Girls Coach

Felipe Abreu was born in São Paulo, Brazil. Felipe played 11 years youth soccer for EC Pinheiros-SP, High School soccer and futsal and one year of college for FMU. Felipe has coached a variety of ages, levels including High School, Club, and ODP in Alaska. Felipe holds USSF D license, NSCAA GK I and Junior VI. Felipe is an outdoor explorer/enthusiast when he’s not on the soccer pitch.


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Ryan Wagner
09/10 Boys Coach & 07 Girls Coach

Ryan Wagner was born in Portland, OR and grew up playing soccer competitively in OR and went on to play in college at Western Baptist College in Salem, OR. Ryan holds a USSF D License and a NSCAA(USC) Level 6 Diploma. Ryan enjoys getting outdoors, especially hunting and fishing in Alaska in his free time.


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Seth O'Banion
05 Boys Coach & 07 Boys Coach

Seth has coached in AYSC's Competitive Program for 3 years and holds a USSF F License.


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Kody Doan
06 Boys Coach

Kody Doan was born and raised in Anchorage, AK. He played competitive soccer before playing 1 year in college then returning to Alaska and started coaching. Kody is playing in the Alaska UPSL League as that grows the level of soccer in Alaska. Kody holds a USSF E and he will be pursuing his USSF National D in 2021. Kody enjoys listening to vinyl records and listening to audio books in his free time.


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Ashli Meek
Recreational Director

Ashli Meek was born and raised in Anchorage, AK. Ashli played club soccer, high school soccer at Dimond High school, and ODP. Ashli has coached a variety of levels and age groups from U6 up to U14. Ashli holds a USSF National D License. Ashli enjoys traveling in her free time and exploring new places


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Dan Riedman
08 Boys Coach & 06 Boys Coach


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Jose Luis Bodan
2011/12 Boys Coach

Jose Luis Bodan was born in Granada Nicaragua and moved to Alaska in 1999. Jose Luis came from a soccer family and grew up playing soccer in a variety of environments. He played 2nd division soccer in Nicaragua until he moved to Alaska. Jose Luis has an USSF E license and he likes to travel and explore new adventures when he’s not coaching or playing soccer.


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Oscar Menendez
08 Boys Coach

Oscar has coached in AYSC's Competitive Program for over 6 years  and holds a USSF D License.



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Prentiss Pemberton
10/11 Girls Coach

Prentiss Pemberton was born in Atlanta, GA and grew up playing soccer competitively in GA and played through College. Prentiss has coached a variety of levels after College. Prentiss is working on his USSF Grassroots Coaching License and when he’s not coaching Prentiss likes to fish in the backcountry.


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Kayla Walton
Goal Keeper Coach & 08/09 Girls Coach

Kayla Walton was born in Denver, CO and grew up playing soccer in Juneau, AK for Juneau Soccer Club and Thunder Mountain High School before going to college. She played goalie at Texas Wesleyan University where she received her B.S. of Science in Exercise Science and minor in Coaching. Kayla has coached at the Club and High School levels and she currently holds a USSF “F” License. Kayla enjoys any and all outdoor activities in her free time.

Anchorage Youth Soccer

1225 E. Int'l Airport Rd. Ste 105 
Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Phone: 907-561-4625
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