STAFF

Alex Gamez – Commissioner

Bowie FC Soccer Commissioner

James Ferguson – Director of Coaching

Nikki Clowers – Registrar

TRAVEL/COUNTY COACHES

Emily Coleman

Role:  Girls U11 Coach
From:  Bowie, MD
Education:  Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education
Licences: B
Played:  BBGC intramural, Bowie travel for the Bowie Mustangs, Bowie High School, Washington Bible College.
Soccer love:  Love the teamwork required to produce success on the field.
Soccer hate:  Fake injuries and dives.
Favorite player of old:  Mia Hamm
Favorite player of new:  Lionel Messi

Alex Gamez – Coach

2005 Boys Coach – BBSL

Aquilina Thurston

U9 Girls Coach

Brad Whelan

Brian D’andrade

Brittani Walker

Christopher Spano

Name: Chris Spano
Role: 2009 Boys
From: Bowie, MD
Education: B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies from Wheaton College (IL); M.A. in Theology and M.A. in Biblical Exegesis from the Wheaton College Graduate School (IL)
Licenses: U.S. Soccer Grassroots 7 v 7 In-person Coaching License
Played: Competitive soccer through age 14
Soccer Love: Team goals (i.e. multiple passes in the possession leading to a nice goal)
Soccer Hate: Faked injuries to draw fouls
Favorite Player of Old: I’d be lying if I said I had one
Favorite Player New: Again, I’d be lying if I said I had one

James Ferguson

Name: James Ferguson
Role: Director of Coaching, U14 & U12 Coach
From: Scotland, UK.
Education: Degree in Sports Science from the University of Portsmouth, UK,
Licences: USSF D Licence Holder, and about to undertake the USSF C Licence in August.
Certified and accredited Interscholastic Soccer Coach.
Played: high school, junior college and University.
Soccer love: A hard but fair tackle
Soccer Hate: Diving and faking injury
Favorite player of old: Roy Keane ( Midfield- Manchester Utd)
Favorite player new: N’Golo Kante ( Midfield- Chelsea)

Jim Concha

Lance Smith

Name: Lance Smith
Role: Current head coach U16 Girls and U8 Boys, former Director and coach of many teams.
From: Bowie, MD
Education: Computer Science, UMD
License: USSF E
Played:  Travel and High School
Soccer Love: Diving header goals
Soccer Hate: Faking injury – the only thing to hate.
Favorite player of old: Diego Maradona
Favorite player of new: Christian Pulisic

Michael Prendergast

Name: Michael Prendergast
Role: Head Coach
From: Montego Bay Jamaica
Education: Engineer
Licences: D
Played: High School & College/holding midfielder
Soccer love: possession football with intent
Soccer Hate: Diving
Favorite player of old: Thierry Henry
Favorite player new: Alexandre Lacazette/Mezut Ozil

Nikki Clowers

Name: Nikki Clowers
Role: Head Coach/Boys 2008 (Travel)
From: Roanoke VA
Education: Masters of Public Administration, University of Georgia; B.A./Political Science, VA Tech
Licences: F License; 9v9 license
Played: youth soccer; basketball through high school; softball through college; collegiate rugby
Soccer love: defensive tackling
Soccer Hate: flops
Favorite player of old: Wambach
Favorite player new: Rooney

Paul Saunders

Scott Lee

Name: Scott H Lee
Role: GU13 County Coach, 5 years with BBGC
From: Edgewater, MD
Education: BA Biology, UMBC
Licences: USSF D License, MSYSA Youth1, Youth2, USC Goalkeeping 1, Grade 8 referee
Played: Highschool, Still play Futsal, Pickup where ever I can :-}
Soccer love: A clinical finish, Seeing the “lightbulb switch on” for a player
Soccer Hate: It’s all beautiful
Favorite player of old: Pele
Favorite player new: Tobin Heath, USWNT

Tejan Hamid

Name: Tejan Hamid
Role:U9 Coach
From: Columbia, MD
Education: Pursuing Bachelors in Communication & Business Management- U of Maryland
Licences: N/A
Played: High school, Club and University.
Soccer love: Sharp build up play resulting in a clinical finish
|Soccer Hate: Racism
Favorite player of old: King Thierry Henry ( Forward- Arsenal FC)
Favorite player new: Mesut Ozil ( Midfield- Arsenal FC)