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Michelle Coleman returns for her 6th season with the Elite. She has been instrumental in the growth of the program and is primarily responsible for individual instruction and community development. Coleman recently completed her third season as the St. Mary’s High School Head Coach where her team captured the 2016 TCAL Championship and compiled an overall 18-3-2 record. In addition, to coaching club and High School Michelle is a member of the San Joaquin Delta College coaching staff.Her experience spans both collegiate and high school level programs. As a player, she was a member of the Sonoma State University Soccer Team that won the Division II National Championship in 1990.She then moved on to Cal Poly, where she was a member of the institution’s Independent Club National Championship team and the school’s first sanctioned NCAA team. She was also a member of the Sacramento Storm team that captured the U.S. Women’s Open and USISL National Championships in 1994.Coleman graduated in 1994 from Chico State with a degree in physical education. She holds NSCAA, US Soccer Licenses and a Coerver Youth Diploma.
Keith Coleman begins his 5th year with Elite Soccer Academy 209.
In additin to his work with ESA209, Keith is on the Coaching Staff for the 2016 Northern California Champion WPSL California Storm.
Before joining the Storm in 2016, He spent 22 years as the Head Coach at the University of the Pacific. During his time with the Tigers, Coleman guided Pacific to its first Big West Conference Championship and first appearance in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament. He earned Big West Coach of the Year honors for the second consecutive season, after becoming the first coach in Big West soccer history to post an undefeated conference record (7-0-2). With a 2-1 win over Pac 12 Champion California during the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Coleman set a school record with 15 wins during the season.
Coleman was an assistant coach under Bob Russ at Chico State. He helped coach the Wildcats to victories in 30 of 37 games in his two seasons with Chico. He helped guide Chico State to its first regional championship and an appearance in the NCAA Division II playoffs, as the team advanced to the final six in 1992. During his stint as a coach for the Wildcats, Chico State ranked as high as fifth in the nation and No. 1 in the region.
Coleman also spent four years as Head Coach of the women’s club soccer program at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, where his teams captured three state titles and the 1991 Women’s Independent College National Championship.
The 1998 Pacific Women’s Soccer team was inducted into the Pacific Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010.