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Soccer Alliance, LLC Coaches

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If you would like to become part of a fast growing and exiting coaching staff, please send a resume to coach@socceralliancenj.com.

You will be contacted as soon as possible and based upon open positions. All positions are (currently – we grow fast) part-time and require travel and work during the weekends. Soccer Alliance, LLC. tries to employ a coach for 1 contracted club only, so he/she can focus on that club and teams instead of traveling all throughout to various different clubs with different dynamics.




Auke Erwin Wiersma

US Soccer National A-license

US Soccer National Grassroots Instructor

NJYSA Coaching Instructor

NJYSA Olympic Development Head Coach

About Auke:


Auke Wiersma (Coach A) is a native of The Netherlands and owner of Soccer Alliance, LLC. He played soccer all his life and is a lifelong student of the game. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Physical Education with a specialization in Special Education. Auke loves coaching soccer at all levels and at all ages. Auke likes to be a part of the holistic development of each individual youth player he coaches. His proudest accomplishment as a coach came when all players of one of his teams signed up for a coaching course. They wanted to become coaches themselves.....

Auke's favorite soccer person is Johan Cruyff. Cruyff inspired many in the world with his soccer skills and as a coach.

His favorite team is SC Heerenveen, the club from his hometown in The Netherlands.

Auke is a NJYSA coaching instructor and US Soccer national grassroots instructor. He is also a head coach for the NJYSA Olympic Development Program and the Eastern Region Olympic Development Program. 

Auke holds the US Soccer National A-license, United Soccer Coaches DOC Certificate and many more licenses and certificates.




Nana Prempeh

US Soccer National C-license

NJYSA Olympic Development Head Coach

About Nana:


Nana Prempeh is a native of Ghana, Africa and has been coaching varies age groups for the best 10 years. Nana currently coaches for Mt. Lakes Boonton Township Boonton SC and is also part of the New Jersey Youth Soccer ODP coaching staff. In my younger age Nana played for a number of local teams in my homeland, Ghana. 


His favorite player of all time is Ronaldo Luis Nazario, commonly known as Ronaldo. Ronaldo was an ex Brazilian international who had a very successful career. He won everything you can think of as a professional soccer player and went on to win the Ballon d’Or twice. Nana really admires Ronaldo growing up because of his phenomenal technique on the ball, his awareness of time and space on the field and also his incredible speed. 


Coach Nana's favorite team is Manchester United.He enjoyed watching them play through out the years. He likes their philosophy as a club. Manchester United are known for their  development of youth talents through their academy for their first team. The famous bunch being the Class of ‘92 which include David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes and Gary Neville.  They all went on to have a successful soccer career. 


Nana coaches because he wants to get better in all aspect of what he does in life. He does not want to be better as just a coach but a better human. The game is a tool for us all to use. We use this tool to develop better citizens (players) and leaders (coaches). His emphasis as a coach is on player development. How can he develop better thinkers and better problem solvers? With these questions in mind, he uses a holistic approach to get the best out of the players he works with.


Nana currently hold the US Soccer National C license.








Ines Campos

US Soccer National D-license

About Ines:


Ines has been playing soccer since she was four years old across several different clubs in north/central Jersey. She still currently plays soccer for open women's league and is going to be joining NJFC in the summer. Her favorite team is Real Madrid. Many of her favorite players and personal influencers have once played for Real including: Zidane, David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Figo. She wants to create a space for children across all ages and skill levels to feel safe and to inspire others to fall in love with the game the same way she did.





Chris Castro

US Soccer National D-license

About Chris:


Christian Castro has been with Soccer Alliance, LLC. from the start and coaches primarily for Mountain Lakes Boonton Township Boonton.

He prides himself on producing player-driven practice sessions whilst using the Play-Practice-Play training methodology.

His favorite team is Arsenal since 2008. He always watched Premier League before any of the other Top 5 Leagues such as La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue I, Serie A.

His favorite player is either Kaka or Pirlo.

Being a Center Mid during his playing days, he can always appreciate a cheeky lofted ball that breaks a defensive line or creativity in the final third way more than a clinical finish.


Coach Chris holds a USSF National D-license.






Jeffrey Jimenez

US Soccer National D-license

About Jeffrey:


Jeffrey Jimenez is a soccer coach with love and passion for the game. Jeffrey grew up in Morristown and played for various Morris United Soccer Club teams his middle school and high school career.

During his time at County College of Morris, he was ranked 13th top player in NJ among other county colleges. Jeffrey has experience coaching high school soccer, coaching club soccer, running soccer camps, and 1:1 private coaching.

Jeffrey enjoys motivating his players by teaching them about technique and helping them reach their highest potential.

His favorite players are Ronaldino and his favorite team is Barcelona. Jeffrey has been with Soccer Alliance, LLC. from the start. Coach Jeffrey holds a USSF National D-license.






Sarah Magnuson

US Soccer National D-license

About Sarah:


Coach Sarah is a coach with a variety of coaching backgrounds. Growing up she played travel, high school and club in Eastern Pennsylvania.

She continued playing Division 3 at Penn State Harrisburg. For the past four years, she has been a coach at Jefferson Township High School for their girls team.

She has also been a member of Soccer Alliance, LLC.  from the start. During this time, she has be a part of summer camps, skills camps, and youth travel programs with both boys and girls teams.

Some of her favorite teams are the United States Women and Everton.

The reason she got into coaching was to inspire young players to love the sport as much as she has and to be able to help them gain life lessons that soccer has instilled in her over the years. Sarah holds her USSF National D-license.





Rick Martins

US Soccer National D-license

About Rick:















Bruno Riga

US Soccer National D-license

About Bruno:


Bruno played for NJ Santos FC and Raritan Valley Community College. He has been with Soccer Alliance, LLC. from the start. Bruno is a true student of the game, absorbing as much information about coaching as possible.

His favorite team is Juventus and his favorite player is Alessandro Del Piero

Bruno coaches because he enjoys seeing children play the game in a fun environment and appreciate witnessing their development as they grow into more experienced players.




Kethelin Goncalves


Kethelin Goncalves,also known as Kat is a 21 year old Brazilian coach. Her favorite teams are the Brazilian national team and the U.S. Women’s National Team. The player she admires the most is Martha Da Silva who is a very successful Brazilian player. The early development of a player is very important, and children need inspiration on the field as well as outside the field, Kethelin hopes to inspire others and help them with their daily challenges as players and as kids. Coach Kethelin is currently enrolled in the US Soccer Grassroots courses.







Tristan Woodhead

US Soccer National D-license

About Tristan: