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Coaching Staff

2017/2018 Coaching Lineup By Age Group/Team

Jason Davis

President Soccer Operations
248-379-2139
jdavis442@aol.com

Jason Davis brings a vast amount of coaching experience to the Wolves-Hawks East.  Jason has coached at and directed some of Michigan's finest clubs, including Wolves-Hawks, Vardar, and the MetroStars.

In the summer of 2009, Jason was selected as a Staff Coach with the U15 Boys National Team.  He has an extensive background of coaching at the highest levels, including being a State and Regional ODP Head Coach, working in the US Soccer Development Academy, and instructing Coaches Education courses.

Prior to coaching, Jason played college soccer at the University of Akron (www.gozips.com), and also played professionally with the Pittsburgh Stingers, Detroit Neon, and Detroit Safari.
 

  • USSF "A" License
  • USSF National Youth License
  • MSYSA District Recreational Coach 2003-2005
  • Regional Boys ODP Head Coach
  • Former Director of Coaching at the Michigan Metrostars 2001-2005
  • Head Coach at the Michigan Wolves-Hawks
  • US Club Soccer id2 Camp Scout
  • Former Varsity Head Coach at Birmingham Groves High School (199-2001)
  • Former Regional ODP Technical Committee
  • Former MSYSA Coaches Education Staff
  • Head Coach US Soccer Development Academy - Vardar U16 and U18
  • US Soccer Development Academy - Regional Scout

John Phillips

Director of Player and Club Development
248-521-0706

jphillips09@icloud.com

John is well regarded within the Michigan soccer community for his work with both Vardar and Metrostars/Gators.  His high level experience includes being a State ODP Head Coach, as well as holding various other ODP positions.  John was a valuable member of Oakland University as Men's Assistant Coach, capturing two Summit League titles and an NCAA appearance during his three seasons on staff.

Prior to coaching, John played college soccer at Siena Heights University (1987-1990) and professionally with the Detroit Neon (1994-1995)

  • USSF "B" License
  • USSF National Youth License
  • MI ODP Head Coach (96B)
  • Head Coach at Vardar SC 2005-2013 (2012 State Champion - 13B Vardar 99)
  • Men's Assistant Coach at Oakland University 2009-2012
  • Youth Director of Coaching at MI Metrostars/Gators 2003-2005
  • Boys Director of Coaching at MI Gators 2001-2003
  • Youth Coordinator at TPSA (Troy) 1994-1995
  • College - Siena Heights University (NAIA) 1987-1990 

Joe Carolan

Coach
248-495-8927
j.e.carolan@att.net

Joe Carolan joined the club after coaching stints throughout Michigan and Southern California.  Prior to joining the Michigan Wolves-Hawks East, Joe coached some of the most successful players and teams at Rochester Soccer Club during his ten year term at the club.  Joe is well renowned and respected as a coach in the younger age groups, but also has guided older teams to state and regional success.
  

  • USSF, National “D” License
  • 18 years club coaching in Michigan RSSCC, RSC,BBSCC, ODP)
  • 2 years club coach in Southern California
  • 2 Michigan State Cup semi-finalist & 10 quarter-final appearances 100+ players in ODP pool, Regional ODP pool & collegiate level 
  • Summer camp staff – Cornell University, University California Irvinee
  • 18 + years private technical, functional and small group trainer
  • Former Board Member & Girls Commissioner @RYSLL /RSSCC
  • Oakland UniversitySBAA, Economics Dept. - Instructor MBAA, MA in Economics,PhDD in Resource Economics

Paul Kastens

Director of Coaching
313-919-4004
thekastens@sbcglobal.net

Paul is the Michigan Wolves-Hawks East Director of Coaching.  He is a graduate of Columbia-Hichman High School where he played from 1986 - 1989.  Paul played club soccer for the Columbia Pride and Missouri Select Team.  He played at Columbia College from 1989-1991.
 

  • USSF "D" License
  • Director of Coaching Michigan Wolves-Hawks East
  • Michigan Hawks Coach
  • Girls Varsity Assistant Coach for Rochester Adams High School (2006-2008)
  • Director of Coaching North Macomb Soccer Club
  • MYSL Coach of the Year 2006
  • 14 years coaching experience (Gators, Magic, USL, NMSC)

Rob Euashka

Coach & Club GK Coach
248-701-2379
roberteuashka@yahoo.com

Rob offers the Michigan Wolves-Hawks East over 15 years of club soccer and goalkeeping experience.  Rob has worked at the highest levels in the state with ODP goalkeepers and with the beginning levels as the director/developer of the RYSL Micro Soccer Program (age 5).  Rob was a four year varsity and All-State Player for Grosse Pointe South and played collegiately at Madonna University where he graduated with Highest Honors in all 3 of his B.A.s.
                        

  • USSF National "C" Coaching License
  • Michigan Wolves-Hawks Ea'st Club and GK Coach
  • Oxford High School Womens Varsity Head Coach (2014)
  • North Macomb Soccer Club (2008-2011)
  • RYSL Micro Soccer Director (2003-2005)
  • Rochester Soccer Club and GK Coach (1999-2008)
  • Lake Orion Girls Varsity Coach (2001)
  • Michigan ODP GK Coach (1999-2005)
  • Ann Arbor Arsenal Club Coach (1998-1999)
  • Grosse Pointe South Assistant Coach (1997)

Larry Pryg

Coach & Director
313-549-4829
pryg@wowway.com

Larry Pryg has coached in Macomb County for 13 years.  He has coached both Boys and Girls teams including U10 through U18 age groups.  Larry has also been involved with the Eisenhower High School Girls Soccer Program.  He has served as a Board member for North Macomb Soccer Club and is currently one of the Michigan Wolves-Hawks Directors.

  • 13 years coaching experience
  • USSF National "D" License
  • Michigan Wolves-Hawks East Director
  • Michigan Wolves-Hawks Soccer Club Coach
  • North Macomb Soccer Club Coach
  • MUSL men's soccer league player

Ty Hassan

Coach
586-718-4565 
bachu42526@yahoo.com

Ty Hassan offers Michigan Wolves-Hawks East valued experience at all age groups. He has coached both boys and girls teams for RSC, Metrostars, Gators, Vardar, and Brighton SC.
 

  • 1999 – Michigan State Youth Soccer Association – National D
  • 1998 – Bachelor’s Degree in Sport fromCIOSS University, Netherlands
  • 1997 – Holland Soccer Association – coaching license C
  • 1994 –Havoo High School, Netherlands

Josh Hickey

Coach
248-219-9607
joshhickey211@gmail.com

Josh Hickey is currently the Rochester Adams Boys Varsity Head Coach and Head coach of the JV Girls program.  He took over the Adams High School soccer program in 2008.   With a Masters in Teacher Leadership from Oakland University, Josh has been teaching at  Rochester Adams High School since 2010.  

  • USSF B License (2013)
  • US National Youth License (2010)
  • Adams Varsity Boys Head Coach (2009 - present)
  • Adams JV Girls Head Coach (2009 - present)
  • State Finalist, 3 State Final Four Appearances, 3 Regional Titles and 5 District Championships.
  • District Coach of the Year (2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Regional Coach of the Year (2009, 2014, 2015)
  • Wolves Hawks East (2017-Present)
  • All American and National Champion with Rochester College (2006)

Kristi Tomczyk

Coach
586-484-2196
ktomczyk10@gmail.com

Kristi Tomczyk has a wide range of coaching and playing experience she brings to the club.  In addition to coaching with the Michigan Wolves/Hawks East, she has coached in several local high school programs and Oakland University Soccer Camps.

Prior to coaching, Kristi was a member of the 2004 National Championship Team Michigan Hawks.  She played NCAA Division I soccer at Oakland University and was voted Conference Offensive Player of the Year in 2006 and 2007. She also played for Michigan’s Olympic Development Team and one season at Grand Valley State University.

  • USSF “E” License
  • L’Anse Creuse North Varsity Assistant and JV Head Coach (2011)
  • Henry Ford II High School Boys Freshman Coach (2009-2010)
  • Bloomfield Hills Lahser High School Varsity Girls Assistant Coach (2008-2009) – State Runner-Up (2008)
  • Oakland University Soccer Camp Coach (2006-2008)
  • Played at Oakland University (2005-2007)
  • Two-Time NCAA Division I Conference Offensive Player of the Year (2006, 2007)
  • Played at Grand Valley State University (2004)
  • Member of National Championship Team Michigan Hawks, (2004)
  • Michigan’s Olympic Development Program Team (2002-2004)

James Leutzinger

Coach
586-214-0019
jmleutz@gmail.com

James offers both club and high school coaching experience. He coached several seasons for Vardar, and is the current Romeo High School Girls Varsity Coach.

As a youth player, James played for the Wolves and also played for four years at Oakland University. James graduated from Oakland with a degree in Elementary Education.


Erin Rodger

Coach
586-337-0880
erodger32@gmail.com

  • 14 years coaching experience
  • USSF National D License
  • Head Coach Girls Varsity Stoney Creek High School (2003-2010)
  • Head Coach Girls Varsity Romeo High School (2001-2002)
  • Michigan Hawks Club Coach
  • Rochester Select Soccer Club Coach
  • 2 years ODP Coach
  • Played at Oakland University (1995-1998)
  • Played for W-2 League Kalamazooo Quest 1997

Mark Goro

Coach
248-990-3125

coachmg1298@yahoo.com

Mark is dedicated to creating an educational, safe and fun environment where he can instill a love for the game and players can develop on and off the field. Here is a snapshot of Mark's soccer resume:

  • USSF "B" License
  • USSF National Youth License
  • Rochester Adams HS coach ('99-'03)
  • North Macomb, RSC, San Marino ('03-'14)
  • Iraq u17 National Team player
  • Oakland University (Freshman starter)
  • Windsor Wheels (Canadian National League)
  • Michigan Express All-Star vs. Moscow Locomotive