Adult Residential Camp Staff Confirmed

Coaching staff confirmed for this year's Adult Residential Camp are  

Linda Hamilton

Playing career

University

Hamilton spent the first three years of her college career at North Carolina State University before transferring to the University of North Carolina to play for the Tar Heels led by national team coach, Anson Dorrance. In 1990 while concurrently playing for the United States women's national soccer team, Hamilton ended her collegiate career as a member of the Tar Heels squad that won the fifth of nine consecutive NCAA titles.  A highly decorated player, Hamilton was a four-time All-American, four-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection and was the runner-up for the national player of the year in each of her final three collegiate seasons.

International

Hamilton played for the United States women's national soccer team from 1987–1995. In 1991, she was part of the team that won the first Women’s World Cup in China.

Coaching career

Hamilton began her coaching career by getting her "A" license while still at North Carolina and starting the Old Dominion's women's program in 1994. She served as director of player development for the Richmond Strikers Soccer Club while working in full-time at another job. She became assistant coach at Hofstra University in 2006 and later head coach at the University of North Florida in 2008.

Hamilton was the head coach for the women's soccer team at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois. In February 2015, she became the head coach for women's soccer team at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas.


Kenny Dyer

Playing career

Dyer played youth football for Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Charlton Athletic, before playing senior football with Maidstone United, Chatham Town, Dover Athletic, Dagenham & Redbridge, Slough Town and Hayes.

Dyer also played professionally in Cyprus, for clubs including Ethnikos Achna and Nea Salamis Famagusta.

Dyer has represented the Montserrat national football team at international level, including three games at the 2010 Caribbean Championship at the age of 46.

Coaching career

Dyer managed English non-league side Haringey Borough between 2004 and 2005. Dyer coached the Montserrat national football team in 2008. He resigned in 2013 expressing disappointment with the game's administration. Dyer also coached the Montserrat under-21 side in 2006.


Billy Warren: Billy has been involved with Goalkeeping at all levels. He was the Assistant GK coach to Alan Kelly at DC United, has trained with pro teams in Portugal and England. He currently runs his own Goalkeeping School in Silver Spring, MD.


Mickey Feeney

Mickey played in the League of Ireland with Sligo Rovers and was also involved in coaching at the club including a spell as Caretaker Manager of the first team squad. He holds a UEFA A Licence. Mickey works full time with the Republic of Ireland U19 International team as part of the backroom staff where he works as the Analysis coach. He has also travelled with various Republic of Ireland National Teams to International Tournaments.

Mickey has worked for Soccer Academy on our Adult Programs for a number of years.

 

 


Jay Blackie

Playing Career

Jay currently plays for Charlton women’s team. The combative central midfielder last season led Brighton to the FA Women’s Premier League (FAWPL) South title before leaving the club in April, a month prior to them securing promotion to the FA Women’s Super League.

Blackie had spent two seasons in Sussex, scoring 10 goals in 38 league appearances as the Seagulls beat Charlton to the FAWPL title by just two points.

Before that, the 28-year-old, who began her career at Charlton, played for Kent rivals Gillingham, where she made 40 appearances scoring five goals.

Now in her third spell with Charlton, she has also represented Millwall Lionesses, West Ham United, Ebbsfleet United and Crystal Palace.

Coaching Career

Jay is a UEFA A License Coach. She is currently coaching at University of East London.