COACHING STAFF

At Gusher United we are proud to host a group of professional coaches from around the world who are happy to represent our club and our area.  As you will read, our coaches are from many different backgrounds and are ready to share their Soccer experiences with the youth of the South East Texas.  Please feel free to contact our coaches via email for more information, advice or even private sessions.


Thomas Shenton - Director of Coaching



BIRTH COUNTRY

England

EDUCATION

BA Sports Management

COACHING LICENSES

USSF National Youth License
USSF D License
FA Level 2

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Doncaster Rovers Community Coach - 2008-09
Challenger Sports Camp Director/Club Trainer - 2007-2010
Director of Training BYSC - 2011-Present
Director of Gusher United - 2012-Present
STYSA Coaching Staff - 2013-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Doncaster College - 2006-09
Texas Strikers (PASL) - 2012-Present

Mikey Olabarrieta - Coaching Staff



BIRTH COUNTRY

Honduras

EDUCATION
COACHING LICENSES

USSF D

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Gusher United Club Trainer - 2012-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Texas Strikers (PASL) - 2012-Present

Keith Barrow Coaching Staff



BIRTH COUNTRY

USA

EDUCATION

-

COACHING LICENSES

USSF National Youth License
USSF D License

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Gusher United Club Trainer - 2012-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

-

Clint Brasher Coaching Staff



BIRTH COUNTRY

USA

EDUCATION

-

COACHING LICENSES

USSF National Youth License
USSF D License

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Gusher United Club Trainer - 2012-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

-

Alfred Killen Coaching Staff



BIRTH COUNTRY

Liberia

EDUCATION

-

COACHING LICENSES

USSF D License

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Gusher United Club Trainer - 2012-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

-

Rico Keeling - Coaching Staff



BIRTH COUNTRY

USA

EDUCATION

BBA Business Management - Lamar University

COACHING LICENSES

U10/12 Youth Module
USSF D License

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Lamar Summer Camps - 2009-10
Gusher United Club Trainer - 2012-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Nederland High School -  2005-07
Lamar University Mens Club - 2008-11
Texas Strikers (PASL) 2012-Present

Emily Whitaker Coaching Staff



BIRTH COUNTRY

USA

EDUCATION

BS Communication Disorders - Lamar University
MS Speech Language Pathology (Graduating 2014)

COACHING LICENSES

USSF D License
CPR Certified

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Spindletop Select Soccer Club - 2009-10
Silsbee High School 2011-12
Gusher United Club Trainer - 2013-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Port Neches Groves High School - 2003-07
Lamar University - 2009-10

Brittney Burdick - Coaching Staff



BIRTH COUNTRY

USA

EDUCATION

BA English, Minor in Business - University of Texas

COACHING LICENSES

USSF D License
Advanced Regional Diploma NSCAA

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Westbrook High School - 2002-04
Friendswood High Scholl - 2004-06
Kelly High School - 2007-2011
Gusher United Club Trainer - 2012-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Norcross Magic High School
Hammer FC High School
University of Texas - Club Team

Danny Whittock Coaching Staff



BIRTH COUNTRY

England

EDUCATION

HND Sports Coaching and Development

COACHING LICENSES

FA Level 2
USSF E License

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Manchester Metropolitan University Mens 2nd Team - 2008-09
Crewe Alexander Community Scheme - 2009-10
Teviot Rangers Youth Football Club - 2009-12
Challenger Sports - 2007-Present
Gusher United Club Trainer - 2013-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Abbey Wood Secondary School - 1996-2001
Greenwich Borough - 1997-2000
Bostall Rangers Football Club - 1990-2006
Manchester Metropolitan University 2006-10

Chris Bradford Coaching Staff



 BIRTH COUNTRY

USA

EDUCATION

-

COACHING LICENSES

USSF E License

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Gusher United Club Trainer - 2013-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Texas Strikers (PASL) - 2012 - Present

Topper Cogan Coaching Staff/GK Coach




BIRTH COUNTRY

USA

EDUCATION

-

COACHING LICENSES

USSF National Youth License
USSF A License

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Gusher United Club Trainer - 2013-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

-

Lauren Lovejoy Coaching Staff/GK Coach



BIRTH COUNTRY

USA

EDUCATION

PNG Highschool - 2009-2013
Lamar University - 2013 - Present

COACHING LICENSES

USSF E License

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Gusher United Club Trainer/GK Trainer - 2013-Present

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

PNG High School - 2010-13
Lamar University - 2013-Present

 

 














Upcoming Events  
Gusher United Rangers - Field 32A - Rico
Wed, 04/23
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Gusher United Dragons - Field 32B - Cree
Wed, 04/23
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Gusher United Vipers - Field 32B - Keith
Wed, 04/23
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Gusher Samba - Field 31A - Thomas
Wed, 04/23
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Gusher United Dynamo - Field 31B - Danny
Wed, 04/23
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
02 Girls Black - Field 31A - Mikey
Wed, 04/23
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Gusher United Belles - Field 32A - Emily
Wed, 04/23
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
00 Boys Black - Field 3 - Danny
Wed, 04/23
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM