Congratulations to our September 2013 Head Coach of the Month Heather Dittmer and our September 2013 Co-Assistant Coaches of the Month Cali Fehrnstrom and Colleen Burke!
Head Coach of the Month
Heather has taken on many more responsibilities at the club level this year as the Girls Director, but that hasn’t slowed down her passion and skill for coaching. As the head coach of the U13 Girls team, she has developed the girls consistently over the last few seasons and led them to one of their best tournaments to date in Stockton. Heather also took the lead with the U18 Girls for most of the Stockton tournament and pushed the girls to succeed immediately. The Future Eclipse players have grown to love Heather, as she has taken the lead on that program this season as well. Heather brings a true passion for developing the kids as players and as people, holding true to the Eclipse philosophy.
Assistant Coaches of the Month
When it came down to deciding between our two obvious choices for assistant coaches of the month this month, it was impossible to separate the two of them, as they are often working together. Cali and Colleen have both been mainstays with the Future Eclipse program for two years now and have developed close bonds with many of our youngest players. Cali has also worked with the U12 Solar Girls team this season, while Colleen has spent time with the U9 Girls and the U14 Solar Girls teams. Their most important role this month was being the lead assistants for the club at the Stockton tournament where they warmed-up many of our teams while head coaches bounced from game to game. The girls bring a ton of positive energy to the field when they are helping out and are always looking to improve as coaches.