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Boys Teams - Meet the Coaches

Liva Rakotondraibe

2014 Boys Blue

Antoine Hasan

2013 Boys Blue

Chris Edgel

2012 Boys Blue

  • Coaching History:
    • Grassroots 9v9 Coaching License
    • Grassroots 11v11 Coaching License
    • Coach with Central Ohio Elite since 2022
    • Coach with Gahanna Soccer Association since 2020
    • Coach with Upward Soccer 2015-2019
  • Playing History/Misc:
    • New Life Church (Gahanna) Soccer Ministry, 2015-Current
    • Played in indoor and outdoor rec leagues in Michigan, Indiana, Florida, Ohio, and Spain (too many to count!)
    • Worked in Tampa Bay Mutiny (Major League Soccer) front office, 2001
    • Played at Huntington University (Indiana), 1996-1999
      – Played at Grand Ledge High School (Michigan), 1992-1995
    • Best players I ever played against (before they were stars): Jamar Beasley (MLS) and DaMarcus Beasley (USMNT, MLS, Liga MX, and several leagues across Europe)

Jason Shaw

2011 Boys Blue

Kevin Heffernman

2011 Boys Blue

  • Coaching History:
    • Coach with COE since 2017
    • Coach with GSA since 2016
    • Holds National “F” USSF Coaching License 
  • Playing History/Misc:
    • Played Rec & Travel from U5-U18
    • Played for Cincinnati McNicholas HS 1996-1999
    • Played intramural soccer from 1999-2003
    • Actively playing in local indoor leagues

Jim Myer

2010 Boys Blue

  • Coaching History:
    • Coach with COE since 2012
    • Varsity girls head coach for Licking Heights high school – 2018-2019
    • Assistant coach at Westerville North boys JV soccer – 1992-1993
    • Coached in GSA Rec for 18 years
    • Coached, staff trainer (boys program), Gahanna Arsenal for 6 years
    • Holds National “D” USSF Coaching License
    • Holds NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma, USC Level 1 Goalkeeping Diploma, USC Level 1 Futsal Diploma
    • Currently holds all the following USC special topics certificates:  Advanced Youth Coach, 4×4, Technical Development of the Competitive Player, Technical Training and Small Sided Games
  • Playing History/Misc:
    • Played recreational since the age of 6. 
    • Played youth club ball in France & Greece
    • Played High School ball in Athens Greece
    • Played NCAA DII – Long Island University, Southampton College
    • Played Adult Rec soccer, GSA, Westerville, & Dublin
    • Active Grade 8 USSF referee for 18 years
    • Current Gahanna Soccer Association (GSA) Treasurer and Board member