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Coaches

  • Ryan Hogue
    Staff Coach
    USSF A License

    Ryan grew up playing club soccer in Tennessee and then High School and Club soccer in Rome Ga. He played three years on the North Georgia College Soccer team from 2002 to 2005. He has coached youth and club soccer since 2005 for ages ranging from U-5 through U-19 at the Recreational, Classic, Athena, and Regional levels. 

    Ryan completed his first undergraduate degree from North Georgia College and State University in Physics (2005) and completed his second undergraduate from Georgia Tech in Industrial Engineering (2007). He is married to Allison Eskew Hogue who is a Physical Therapist in the Dawsonville area. They live in Dahlonega, Georgia.

  • William E. Mostellar Sr.
    Branch Director
    USSF C License

    William developed a passion for soccer growing up in Atlanta and has been involved in every aspect of the game. He holds a National C Coaching License, worked as a Director of Coaching, has run a Recreational Club, and officiated in numerous leagues and tournaments. In his playing days, he was the Captain/Coach of the Norton AFB team and was invited to the United States Air Force Training Camp in 1992 to compete with the other branches of the military.

    William’s coaching philosophy is that soccer is played “In your mind, with your feet, on the field” and focuses on improving technical ability so that a player can apply the mental aspects of the game. This has developed in his players a life-long love of the beautiful game, several State Cup appearances, and advanced playing opportunities.

  • Ryan Hogue
    Staff Coach
    USSF A License

    Ryan is a USSF A Licensed Coach and has worked with Youth and Club Soccer since 2005 at every level including Recreational, Academy, and Select.  He is currently an Olympic Development Academy (ODP) Coach for Georgia Soccer.  His Premier teams have finished in the Top 4 in Georgia, reached the State Cup Finals, and qualified for the Region Three Premier League (R3PL).  He excels at taking teams from the Athena B/Classic II Level to the highest levels.

    Ryan grew up playing Club Soccer in Tennessee and High School & Club soccer in Rome, Ga.  He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics (2005) from North Georgia while playing College Soccer and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech (2007).  He currently teaches High School in Gainesville, Ga.

    Ryan is married to Allison Eskew Hogue, who works as a Physical Therapist in Dahlonega, Ga.  They have two wonderful children under the age of 4.

  • Patrice Parris
    Staff Coach
    NSCAA Premier Diploma

    Patrice Parris is in his third season with UFA and tenth season as the head men’s soccer coach at the University of North Georgia. 

    Parris came to North Georgia from Georgia Southern University where he was a four-year letterwinner for the Eagles from 1994-97, joining the Statesboro (Ga.) High coaching staff after concluding his career at Georgia Southern. Parris spent three years at Statesboro, helping the Blue Devils win back-to-back region championships. After that, he joined the Georgia Southern coaching staff where he served in that capacity until accepting the position at North Georgia. 

    In the summer of 1999, Parris was called up to train with the Jamaican (Reggae Boys) National Team.

    During his collegiate career, Parris played in 75 games at forward, marking back and outside-midfield. Parris’ high school days were spent at Bradwell Institute (Hinesville, Ga.), where he was a four-year letterwinner. In 1993 he was named the team’s Best Offensive Player, only to better that his senior season when he was tabbed the Coastal Empire Most Valuable Player and Bradwell’s Best Offensive Player.

    Parris graduated from Georgia Southern in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in sport management, and received his Master's in sports management from Georgia Southern in 2007. Parris holds an NSCAA Premier Diploma.

  • Jeff Jager
    Staff Coach
    NSCAA National Diploma

    Jeff Jager has played competitive soccer for over 18 years at the Classic 1, High School Varsity, and Division 2 College levels.  At Augusta State University he was a 4 year starter that helped his team achieve a school record high ranking of 14 in the nation for Division 2.  Jeff finished his competitive playing career in 2000 at ASU.  During his 4 years at ASU he was afforded the opportunity to begin his coaching career with the local club team.  During his coaching career, Jeff has coached ages ranging from U8 until U19 and all ability levels from Rec to select as well as Junior Varsity and Varsity at the High School level.  Jeff currently holds a USSF National D License and a National Diploma from NSCAA.  On a personal note, Jeff is married to Mary Beth Jager who teaches at Lambert High School.  They have 3 daughters, Ellie who is 6, Reese who is 4 and Olivia who is 1 year old. 

  • Igli Mina
    Staff Coach
    USSF D License

    Igli was born in Greth, Albania where he lived for 4 years until his family won the Green Card Lottery and moved to the United States in 1997. He started playing soccer in Dahlonega, GA for his local club at the time. As he moved through the Georgia Soccer youth ranks, he grew to develop a passion for the beautiful game. Igli has coached age groups from U6 to U12 and at the academy and recreational levels. He currently holds a National D Coaching License and is also a certified Referee.  

    Igli attended Lumpkin County Schools until he moved to Athens, GA. He graduated from Clarke Central High School. Igli has a Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics from the University of North Georgia, where he also was a founding member of the UNG Men’s Soccer Club.

  • Elizabeth Waite
    Staff Coach
    USSF D License

    Elizabeth began her club soccer career with Forsyth Fusion and then ended with Atlanta Soccer Academy (ASA). She played for North Forsyth High School then went on to Reinhardt University where she was a four year starter from 2008-2012. Her senior year, as captain she helped lead her team to its first ever region championship in school history. She received her Bachelors of Science in Sports Studies with a concentration in Sports Administration. 

  • Jayson Glamuzina
    Staff Coach
    USSF D License

    Jayson began playing soccer at the age of 10. He continued to play soccer through high school and in the military from 1992-1996.

    Jayson, along with his four children, are from Central Florida. Jayson began coaching his children in Rec soccer in the fall of 2003. In the spring of 2004, he was asked to Coach a U13 girl’s select team and continued coaching them through 2008. The girls played in 4 Region Cups, two finals and State Cup Champions. His time ended with the girls ranking 3rd in the SE Cup Finals.  He contributed to 11 out of 14 girls receiving partial and full soccer scholarships. 

    Jayson then continued to coach in Dawson County in recreation, Academy, and Select. He has experience in coaching from the young age of U5 through U19. His approach to coaching soccer is more than just coaching the game. He has an intense passion not only for the game but for creating a very strong correlation within his teams.  If anyone was to ask what his motto is; it would be “We are family.”

  • Jeremy Cathey
    Staff Coach
    USSF E License

    Coach Jeremy Cathey started playing soccer at the age of 6.  He continued playing throughout middle school and high school, which he attended in White County.  Jeremy started coaching 7 years ago as a Rec coach and moved up to a Classic boys coach.  He is very passionate about keeping the kids interested in soccer and helping them stay out of trouble.   The kids are not just a team to Coach Cathey, they become his family.  His motto is “Team Unity”.  He believes everyone plays an equally important role to the team. 

    Jeremy is married to Kelly, and they have 2 kids, Grayson and Paisley.  The Cathey family resides in Cleveland, where Jeremy owns a heating and air company.

  • Flavio Colunga
    Staff Coach
    USSF E License

    Coach Flavio was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico where he lived until the age of 8 when he and his family moved to the United States. He grew up in Royse City, TX where he attended Rockwall High School and played Varsity Soccer for 4 years. Since then, he’s been playing or coaching soccer. Flavio started coaching 5 years ago for his oldest son’s Rec team. He then coached for a year at Lumpkin County High School until he decided he wanted to focus on coaching his kids’ soccer teams instead. Since then, he’s been coaching Rec and Academy soccer. Flavio believes the best way to play soccer is as a team. He has a passion for building teams that are united on the field in both play and thought. The only thing he enjoys more than playing soccer is coaching soccer.

     

    Flavio lives in Dahlonega, GA where he is a high school Spanish teacher. He is married to Megan and has 4 kids, Taylor, Sofia, Sebastian, and Gabriel. 

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