our coaches

Our Coaches

As lifelong mentors, our coaches are dedicated to our players and use positive reinforcement when instructing. We only bring on the best of the best to coach our players, and each coach is dedicated solely to one team. Each of our coaches have played at a professional and international level (some still playing professionally). They are all young, passionate, and hands on, and are able to demonstrate all skills and exercises at an elite level. Having once started where our players are starting, they are able to relate and make training more enjoyable, while also emphasizing key points and ideas. Additionally, our coaches have connections at colleges of all levels and with professional clubs around the world. We will use these connections to provide opportunities for our players, helping them succeed both on and off the field. Learn more about our soccer academy by filling out our contact form.

Each coach is dedicated solely to one team

Orian Burzic

Boys 2002/03 Head Coach

Playing Career

  • College
    • 2016-2018 – Inaugural Daytona State Men’s Soccer Player
      • NJCAA Region XIII Champion
      • NJCAA Southeast District Champion
    • 2018-2020 – Webber International University
      • Crooked Lake Cup Champion (2019)
      • The Sun Conference Coaches Award (2019)
      • Captain (2019)

 

Professional

  • 2018 – NK Krka (Slovenian 2nd Division)

 

Coaching Career

  • Webber International University Men’s Assistant
  • UPSL’s Fudbalski Klub Orlando Head Coach

Martin Mueller

Boys 2004 Co-Head coach

Playing Career

  • College
    • 2011-2015 – Rollins College
  • Professional
    • Hertha BSC Berlin Academy – Germany Bundesliga
    • FSV Optik Rathenow – Germany

 

Coaching Career

  • Assistant Coach GPS Orlando 04’s (2017-

Simon Wiseman

Boys 2004 Co-Head Coach

Playing Career

  • College
    • 1993-1996 – Rollins College
  • Professional
    • 1992 – Portsmouth – UK
    • 1996 – Cocoa Expos USA

 

Coaching Career

  • 1996-1997 Rollins College
  • ACYS Club Soccer

Bridget Callahan

Boys 2006 Head Coach

Playing Career

  • College
    • 2014-2017 UCF 
      • 2017 AAC Champions
      • AAC Offensive Player of the Week
      • AAC Defensive Player of the Week
  • Professional
    • 2018-2019 – Orlando Pride

Giles Barnes

Boys 2008 Head Coach

Playing Career

  • Professional
    • 2005-2009 Derby County – UK Championship/Premier League
    • 2009 – Fulham – UK Premier League
    • 2010-2011 – West Bromwich Albion – UK Premier League
    • 2011-2012 – Doncaster Rovers – UK Championship
    • 2012-2016 Houston Dynamo – USA MLS
    • 2016-2017 – Orlando City – USA MLS
    • 2018 – Leòn – Mexico Liga MX
    • 2018 – Colorado Rapids – USA MLS
    • 2019 – Hyderabad – Indian Super League
  • International
    • 2006-2007 – England u19
    • 2015-2020 – Jamaica Senior National Team

Duda Pavao

Boys 2009 Head Coach

Playing Career

  • College
    • 2013-2016 – Stetson University
      • International Athlete of the Year
  • Professional
    • 2019 – EC Iranduba (Brazilian A League)
      • State Champions ’19
      • CONMEBOL Libertadores

 

Coaching Career

  • 2016-2017 – Stetson FA Youth
  • 2019 – LaSalle Futsal

Jeremy Christie

Boys 2010 Coach

Playing Career

  • Professional
    • 1999-2013
      • Barnsley FC – UK Championship
      • NZ Knights – Australian A-League
      • Perth Glory – Australian A-League
      • Wellington Phoenix – Australian A-League
      • Tampa Bay Rowdies – USA NASL
  • International – New Zealand
    • Men’s National Team 2005-2013
      • 2009 Confederations Cup
      • 2010 FIFA World Cup

 

Coaching Career

  • 2017-Present – Lake Highland Prep Boys Varsity Head Coach
    • 2017/18 District Champion
    • 2018/19 Region Champion
    • 2018/19 State Champion

Kristen Edmonds

Girls 2010 Coach

Playing Career

  • College
    • 2005-2008 – Rutgers University
      • First rookie to lead team in scoring since Carli Lloyd
      • SoccerBuzz All-Region Freshman First Team
  • Professional
    • 2011 Stjarnan FC – Iceland
    • 2012-2014 FC Rossiyanka – Russia
    • 2014-2015 Western New York Flash – USA
    • 2016-Present – Orlando Pride
      • SoccerWeekly 2016 NWSL MVP
  • International
    • 2016/17 – USWNT Camp

 

Coaching Career

  • 2018-Present – Lake Highland Girls Varsity Associate Head Coach
    • 2019/20 District Champion
    • 2019/20 Region Champion
    • 2019/20 State Final Four

Stephen McGinn

Boys 2011 Coach

Playing Career

  • Youth
    • Dunfermline Youth Academy Player (Scotland)
  • College
    • Young Harris College (GA, USA)
    • 2012-2015 – Webber University (FL, USA)
      • All Conference
      • All American
  • Professional
    • 2019 – Orlando SeaWolves

 

Coaching Career

  • 2014 – Webber University Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach
  • 2014-Present – XL Soccer World Academy Coach
  • 2017-2019 – Lake Highland Prep Boys Varsity Coaching Staff

Keith Buckley

Boys 2011 Head Coach

Playing Career

  • College
    • 1984-1988 – Rollins College

Coaching Career

  • 1991-Present – Rollins College Men’s Head Coach
  • 5x SSC Coach of the Year
  • 3x NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year

 

Rollins Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

David Schaeffer

Boys 2012 Head Coach

Playing Career

  • College
    • 2004-2008 – Alvernia University

 

Coaching Career

  • 2015-Present – Lake Highland Middle School Coach
    • 2019/20 GOAC Champions
    • 2018/19 GOAC Champions
    • 2017/18 GOAC Champions

Garrett Anderson

Goalkeeping Coach

Playing Career

  • High School
    • 2016-2019 – Lake Highland Prep Boys Varsity
      • 2017/18 District Champion
      • 2018/19 Region Champion
      • 2018/19 State Champion (Captain)
      • 2018/19 Orlando Sentinel All Area First Team
      • 2018/19 Orange County All Star
  • College
    • 2019/20 – University of North Florida
    • 2020-Present – Rollins College