We are excited to announce the addition of Chad Thomas to our HSC Recreational Program Staff!  Chad is a transplant to Birmingham from Charlotte, North Carolina where he was actively involved in the game of soccer as both a player and a coach.  Chad will be assisting our Recreational Director, Paul Welch in providing our U4-U8 Future Phantoms volunteer coaches with instruction, guidance and support, as well as being an expert soccer resource for our entire Future Phantoms Program. Below is a quick summary of Chad’s soccer background:

  • Played classic A (in NC) from age 12-18
  • All-region selection and team captain senior year of high school
  • Starting striker and outside mid for Methodist University
  • Began coaching in 2008 with FC Carolina Alliance in Charlotte, NC (U13 classic boys and U9 classic boys)
  • Assistant director of FC Carolina Alliance Recreational Program for 2 years
  • Carolina Rapids Youth Academy coach for U9/U10
  • Holds NSCAA  State and Advanced Regional diploma
  • Holds USSF E license

Chad will be very visible at our U4-U8 Future Phantoms practices and games, so do not hesitate to reach out to him with any questions or needs!  Welcome, Chad, to the Hoover Soccer Club – we are excited to have you on board!!!