OKLAHOMA CITY FC WOMEN NAME COACHES | With WPSL Tryout Date
OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 5, 2015) – Defending WPSL Big Sky Conference Champion Oklahoma City FC has named Stephen Phillips and Yolanda Thomas co-head coaches for the upcoming 2015 season.
Phillips is currently the director of coaching for Oklahoma FC, one of the premier youth clubs in the state. Phillips has served as head coach for Deer Creek High School, Casady High School, and was a member of the Welsh FA staff. As an amateur club coach in Oklahoma, Phillips has won more than 20 state titles, and coached numerous players who advanced to the collegiate and professional levels. Thomas, a two-time Big 12 Player of the Year and All American from Oklahoma State University, has coached Edmond Memorial High School the past four years. A member of the Swedish U23 National Team, Thomas played seven professional seasons with Sweden’s Damallsvenshan. She is the director of Lil’ Kickers Youth program at SoccerCity OKC, the fastest growing franchise in North America
With over 70 teams, the WPSL is the largest women’s elite amateur league in the world. Rosters consist of college, post-college, foreign athletes and talented high school players. Over 100 WPSL players were named All Conference last fall at NCAA Division 1 institutions. Alums include former US National Team players such as Abby Wambach, Brandi Chastain, Julie Foudy, and Kristine Lilly.
Oklahoma City FC Women will host Open Tryouts March 29 and April 12 at Casady School. Players must be 16 years of age. Click here to register
or for more information go to OklahomaCityFC.com or call (405) 232-NASL.