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Academy Director: Mark L. Wise

Mark is the director of the Academy. He also holds the following licenses and diplomas:

  • USSF National B License
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
  • NSCAA Goalkeeping I Diploma

Mark has been an Olympic Development Program State staff coach. He has over 24
years of coaching club soccer and 19 years experience as a High School varsity coach.

Mark also is the owner, operator of the Columbus Eagles FC, a women’s team playing in the Women’s Premier Soccer League.

Trainer: Aboubacar “Riki” Diawara

U.S. Soccer National D License
16 Years Coaching Experience
High School and WPSL
Ohio South ODP Coach

Played Baraka FC of Guinea D1
Played ULB Lokeren Belguim
Played Westchester New York “A League”

Trainer: Molly Cornwell
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University of Toledo

Coaching Experience:
High School Varsity Coach

Playing Experience:

WPSL – Columbus Eagles FC
University of Toledo 2006-2009
2007 & 2008 MAC Player of the Year,
2007 & 2008 1st Team All-MAC,
2007 & 2008 All-MAC Tournament Team,
2006 2nd Team All-MAC,
2006 MAC All-Freshman Team