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MSC Staff




Mike Cowles


Director of Business
  Phone: 615.203.6603


  Director of Business, Mike Cowles has served on the Board or Directors at MSC for the past four years as   both a commissioner and club treasurer. In November of 2017 he assumed the role of Director of Business.


  Cowles previously served as the Executive Director of the Heart of Tennessee Chapter of the American Red   Cross from 2012 – 2017. During that time the chapter grew from 8 counties to 17 counties served. Prior to t    his, Cowles served as District Director for the Boy Scouts of America encompassing many areas of Middle      Tennessee.


  Cowles is married to Carrie Lynne Cowles and they have two boys, Cameron, 16 and Tucker, 12. The family   is heavily involved in soccer, both at the high school and club level.


  “I am thrilled to be at Murfreesboro Soccer Club and look forward to supporting our Board of Directors, our      soccer families and our great community.”


  Sharon Barnett


  Administrative Assistant (General)



  Phone: 615.203.6603



  Jill Arman


  Administrative Assistant (Select)

  Tournament Director


  Phone: 615.203.6603





Ali Arman

Director of Coaching

Head Coach: 2006 Strikers Academy



Director of Coaching Ali Arman has served as MSC Technical Director for the U8-U12 age groups for the past three years. He also has coached soccer at Riverdale High School since 1998, where his teams there have won seven district championships, five region championships and have made seven state tournament appearances.

Arman previously served as Director of Coaching for Stones River Futbol Club from 2010 to 2013,and is currently a coach for Tennessee Soccer. He also has served as a coach for the Olympic Development Program.

Arman is a National Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Associate Staff Coach
and a NSCAA State Director for Western Tennessee. He holds a NSCAA Premier Diploma, Director of Coaching Diploma and Goalkeeping (GK) Diploma.

Coach Arman is married to Jill Arman, and they have three children: Josh, Khalil, and Noah.


“I love leading Murfreesboro Soccer Club as Director of Coaching,” Arman said. “We are in a very strong position as we move into 2016. We are committed to the kids and young people of this area, to improve both their skills and their enjoyment of soccer.”


Alan Oates

Assistant Director of Coaching (U13-U19)

Head Coach: 99/00 Strikers Premier, 99/00 Lady Strikers Premier, 01/02 Lady Strikers Premier



Assistant Director of Coaching Alan Oates has worked with MSC for the past 22 years, and in his new position will serve as Assistant Director of Coaching for the U13-U18 age group.

Oates is a lifelong soccer player and coach. He played for the Nashville Metros, for the Chattanooga Express and for the Krung Thai Bank in Bangkok, Thailand. Oates previously served MSC as Technical Director for two years, from August 2013 to July 2015.

Under Oates’ leadership, teams have earned four state championships, one President’s Cup regional championship and national championship, as well as region Premier League finalists and D1 regional quarterfinalists.

Oates has a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and a NSCAA GK Diploma.

Coach: Jason Finley

Select Technical Director (U9-U12)

Head Coach: 05 Strikers Premier, 05 Strikers Elite


Coach: Tre Arhagba

Select Goalkeeping Technical Director (U9-U19)

Head Coach: 2005 Lady Strikers

  Coach: Matt Manning

Recreational Program Director

Head Coach: 09 Lady Strikers Academy, 06 Lady Strikers Academy



Coach: Mike Smith

Recreational Program Director (U3-U7)


 Majda Androvic

Assistant Coach: 2005 Lady Strikers
Shane Barrett

Assistant Coach: 2006 Strikers Academy

Cesar Constain

Assistant Coach: 2004 Strikers, 2002 Strikers

Chance Cunningham

Head Coach: 2007 Strikers Academy

Fifi Dadson

Head Coach, 2008 Lady Strikers Academy, 2008 Strikers Academy
 Ramon Gamez

Assistant Coach: 2008 Strikers Academy

 Austin Hayes

Head Coach: 2007 Lady Strikers Academy, 01/02 Lady Strikers Elite

 Scott Hughes

Assistant Coach: 2006 Strikers Academy


 Derek Knotts

Assistant Coach: 2005 Strikers Premier, 2005 Strikers Elite

  Maddie Ledet

Assistant Coach: 2009 Lady Strikers Academy, 2006 Lady Strikers Academy


  Abbey Leonard

Staff Coach: U8 Recreational Program

 Raul Lopez

Head Coach: 01/02 Strikers Premier, 2000 Lady Strikers
   Ashton Makovika

Head Coach: 01/02 Strikers Elite

  Marc Mattasitts

Assistant Coach: 01/02 Strikers Premier
 Lauren Mayer

Head Coach: 2004 Lady Strikers

  Blake Moore

Assistant Coach: 2009 Strikers Academy
 Paul Parkerson

Assistant Coach: 2008 Lady Strikers Academy
  Thomas Parkerson

Assistant Coach: 2008 Strikers Academy
  Drew Perry

Head Coach: 2009 Strikers Academy
 Tim Pogue

Assistant Coach: 2003 Lady Strikers
  Carlos Rodriguez

Assistant Coach: 2007 Strikers Academy
  Mike Stoddard

Head Coach: 2003 Strikers
  Enrique Suarez

Head Coach: 2004 Strikers, 2002 Strikers
  Sophie Toms

Assistant Coach: 2007 Lady Strikers Academy
 Bill Vice

Staff Coach: U8 Recreational Program
 Zach Wilbur

Assistant Coach: 2007 Strikers Academy
 Andrew Wright

Head Coach: 2003 Lady Strikers
 Brian Yochum

Assistant Coach: 2009 Strikers Academy

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