REGION 2 - Showcase
July 11th - 13th, 2014 - Rockford Illinois (there will be no use of the DeKalb Facility this year for girls)
(Holdover) July 13th - 16th, 2014 - Rockford Illinois (there will be no use of the DeKalb Facility this year for girls)
Head Coach - Chad Edwards (Email)
This fall, Coach Edwards begins his third season as the head women's coach at Missouri Western University (St. Joseph, MO). In 2012, Edwards helped the Griffons improve by two victories guiding them to their second highest win total in school history. He coached two All-MIAA performers, as senior midfielder Ashlyn Castillo earned second team honors and senior goalkeeper Kelly Voigts was an honorable mention selection.
Coach Edwards holds multiple NSCAA Diplomas as well as USSF Coaching Licenses. He played at Missouri Southern from 1997-2000 and helped the team win a conference championship in 1997.
Assistant Coach - Tommy Howell (Email)
Coach Howell has had an extensive career in soccer. He spent his youth playing in Dallas, Texas and went onto play at the college level for Texas Tech University. Post-college, he played semi-pro outdoor and reserves for the pro indoor Dallas Sidekicks, until he was forced to retire due to knee injuries. He started coaching youth soccer in 1982. Tommy currently coaches premier high school boys and girls teams.