May 20, 2015, 1:28 pm
Over the last 8 seasons we have seen this team grow exponentially for the positive. This growth was not obtained without our share of bruises, setbacks, and minor struggles but none the less, it was obtained. Since I began the journey of coaching the Ospreys we have endured a 1 win season, a 2 win season, a relegation within WAGS, players leaving (some coming back), and the addition of new players and assistant coaches. That is a lot to handle for such a small club but it was handled and done so with class and eventual success. In the last 5 seasons we made it to D3 only to be relegated to D4, then moved up all the way to D1 in the past 4 seasons. That is quite impressive ladies. You and your parents should be proud, very proud.
During this period not only has our individual skills improved but more importantly the maturity and chemistry of the team has also grown. It is because of where we are today and how we got here that I feel very confident with the future of this team. As discussed at last week’s team meeting, with great sadness, I will be stepping down as coach of the Ospreys. I personally feel it is the right time for several reasons but most importantly because of the hands I will be leaving this team with, Coach Amber Cook and Coach Rob who will continue in the same capacity he has for the last 3 seasons.
In this next phase of your travel soccer journey you will be guided by not only a tremendous soccer player with an exceptional soccer IQ, but Amber is also an exceptional person that's number one priority is to enhance your soccer growth through discipline and hard work while also helping you to grow as a person. You all are very blessed to have Amber step into this role and I know you will only continue in the direction we are heading right now, to the top.
I do thank you all for the years of joy I have had coaching you and only hope you have enjoyed it as much as I have.
Pls also read the Upcoming Tryputs post below