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2023-2024 Coaching Staff

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Jake McAllister & Vonnie DesJarlais

Head Coaches - Varsity

Jake was born and raised in Central Oregon and has been playing soccer for as long as he can remember.  In his youth, he played competitive soccer all the way through high school, winning both the Oregon State Championship in 2013 and Washington Club State Championship in 2014.  Jake was one of three state nominees for Gatorade Player of the Year in Oregon in 2013.  After high school, he went to the University of Colorado, Colorado Spring and played four years of DII soccer. He was captain his junior and senior years in college and was awarded UCCS Student Athlete of the year his senior year.

Jake's coaching career began during the off seasons in college.  He was an assistant coach for a competitive boy's team in a local club.  After moving to Alaska, he slowly became integrated with the soccer community in Anchorage and eventually made his way to the Service Girls Soccer Program in 2021.

Vonnie grew up playing competitive soccer in Anchorage.  She is a Service HS Alumni who brought home the State Championships in 2008 and 2009 and Regional Championships in 2009 and 2010.  Vonnie went on to play DI soccer at the University of Arkansas for four years, making it to the Sweet Sixteen her senior year.  She has also been helping with the Service Girls Soccer Program since 2021.
Joe Schmid

Head Coach - Junior Varsity

Joe was born and raised in New York and just recently moved out to Anchorage for a teaching job. He has played soccer his whole life including club soccer with the Yorktown Knights and 3 years of varsity soccer. He then played club soccer for two years at SUNY Brockport where he earned a degree in physical education.
Kaitlyn Stafford

Head Coach - Junior Varsity

Kaitlyn was born and raised in Anchorage, AK, and has been playing soccer since she was the age of 5.  Kaitlyn played competitive with AYSC '92 Girls' Team for just over 8 years, winning Alaska State Cup in 2007 and competing in 2008's West Regionals.  With her comp team, Kaitlyn had the opportunity to travel all across the country playing in tournaments and participating in training camps.  She even had the opportunity to experience playing youth from other countries while visiting Germany and Holland with the AYSC '92 Girls' Team.

Kaitlyn is an alumni of Service High School and played with the Lady Cougar program for both JV and Varsity her freshman and sophomore year, winning the HS State Championship for the 08/09 season.

Kaitlyn has stayed connected with soccer through the years with some voluntary and assistant coaching, along with participating in several adult co-ed rec teams.

This year is Kaitlyn's second 
year coaching for the Lady Cougars and is excited to see what the season brings!

Coach of the Year: Regional

Frank Komarek 2003-04

Reuben Seidl    2021-22

Past Coaches:

Reuben Seidl           2019-2023

Mark M. Cascolan     2005-2019
Frank Komerak         2001-2005
Mark M. Cascolan     1999-2001
Mike Montgomery     1985-1999

Coach of the Year: State

Frank Komarek (2003-04)

Mark M. Cascolan (2008-09)

Mark M. Cascolan (2009-10)

Mark M. Cascolan (2010-11)

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