Coaches & Trainers

TCSA has a full-time Professional Coaching Staff to support the Recreation, Rec Plus, and Classic Programs. The TCSA Coaching Staff develops curriculums and training programs that are age and level appropriate for participants and coaches at all levels.  Programs include individual player and team training, Rec Plus Sessions, Winter Skills, Summer Camps, Speed & Agility and Goalkeeper training.

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US National Youth. USSF National D, E, and F. Grassroots 7v7 and 11v11. Get aHEAD Safely in Soccer Diploma. LGBT: Diversity and Inclusion Diploma. TopSoccer State Coaching Certificate. PCA Double Goal Coach. Referee Assignor Certified.

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

U6 COMMISSIONER / TCSA RECREATIONAL PROGRAM / HAND IN HAND COORDINATOR

Lindsay Perkins

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Lindsay started playing for Tri-Cities Soccer Association's recreational program in 1990 before moving to St. Charles Soccer Club in 1994. She played for St. Charles East High School where she was team captain her freshman and junior years. She then went on to play at Elgin Community College in 2001 where she was team captain. Lindsay began coaching for Tri-Cities Soccer Association in 2006 where she was the Director of the Classic Program. Lindsay has also coached at Campton United Soccer Club. Lindsay resides in Geneva with her husband and young son.

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USSF National D, E, F. PCA Doble Goal Coach

DIRECTOR OF COACHING & REC PLUS

U7 COMMISSIONER / TCSA RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

Alen Osmanovic

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Alen played collegiate soccer for University of Wisconsin Parkside where he was the leading scorer and team captain, and was awarded Team MVP, Offensive MVP and Academic All-Conference. He played professionally in Germany with FC 08 Homburg and played professional indoor soccer with the Milwaukee Wave and the Chicago Storm. He also spent 11 years working for the Milwaukee Wave's Professional Soccer Camps as both coach and site director. In 2010 Alen was the Assistant Coach at University of Wisconsin Parkside. Alen has been coaching youth soccer since 2001 at various club in the Wisconsin area, including Brookfield SA, Mequon United and Racine SC. Alen joined TCSA in the spring of 2012. Alen resides with his wife in St. Charles.

license:

SSF National C, D and E. PCA Double Goal Coach. Referee Assignor Certified.

REC REFEREE COORDINATOR

Anne Iwinski

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Anne grew up in Naperville playing soccer for Naperville Park District and Naperville Soccer Association. While playing for NSA she was part of teams that won two State Cups and one Regional Cup. In 1994 her team finished 4th in the National Cup Tournament. Anne played her high school soccer at Naperville Central HS. She played four years on the varsity team and still holds the single season scoring record. She was a three year All-Conference selection, three year All-Sectional selection, and was an All-State and All-Midwest selection during her senior season. She was also the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times and Daily Herald player of the year during her senior season. Anne went on to play college soccer at Northern Illinois University. While at NIU she was a four year All-Conference selection, and a SoccerBuzz All-American and First Team All-Regional selection during her senior season. She was also named the MidAmerican Conference Player of the Year during her senior season. Anne holds the career record for goals (43), assists (43) and points at NIU. She has been inducted into both the NCHS and NIU Halls of Fame. Anne is a two time graduate of NIU with her BS in History Education and her MS in Educational Administration. Since graduating Anne has coached at multiple soccer clubs in the area including, Naperville Lightning, Team Chicago, and Galaxy Soccer Club. Anne lives in Batavia with her husband and three kids, Ella, AJ and Matthew.

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USSF F. Grassroots certified 7v7 & 11v11. Concussion certified.

TRAINER

U7 COMMISSIONER / TCSA RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

Sammi Rodriguez

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Sammi started playing for Tri-Cities Soccer Association in their recreational league at the age of 5. She moved up to their travel league program in 2006 and played until her junior year in high school in 2015. She also played for Geneva Community High School from her freshman through junior year where she was team captain for all three years. Sammi began assistant coaching for TCSA in 2011 under the guidance of Lindsay Perkins. She currently attends Aurora University and resides in Geneva, IL.

license:

Licensed and Certified Athletic Trainer, ATC, USSF F. Grassroots certified 7v7 & 11v11. Concussion certified.

TRAINER / GOALKEEPER COACH

Jenny Tedford

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Jenny Tedford has been playing soccer since she was in elementary school. She primarily played goalkeeper for Naperville Lightning Soccer Club and Celtic FC. After playing goalkeeper for Naperville Central High School Jenny went on to be Aurora University starting goalkeeper. Jenny holds numerous records there: most minutes played in a season, most minutes played in a career, lowest goals against average, lowest goals against average in a career, most shutouts in a season, and most shutouts in a career. Along with her team Jenny has won 4 Conference Championships and appeared in 3 NCAA Tournaments. Jenny also was goalkeeper for amateur team FC Twenty3. Jenny worked as Tri-Cities Goalkeeper coach from 2007-2010, Didi Goalkeeping Academy from 2007-2009, Naperville Soccer Club 2008-2009, Morris High School 2010, and Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization 2011. Jenny has been a Certified and Licensed athletic trainer since 2011 and has worked in the high school and physical therapy settings since then. Jenny lives in Sugar Grove with her Husband and two children.