Website Manager

Petoskey Youth Soccer Association

Director of Coaching and Player Development

Ashley Antonishen
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Ashley Antonishen is a PYSA and Petoskey High School alumni who has returned to the area with a vast amount of soccer coaching experiences. She played collegiate soccer at Northland College (Ashland, WI) and was twice named UMAC All-Conference as a center midfielder. Ashley has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Secondary Education along with an Athletic Coaching minor from Northland College and a Master’s Degree in General Education from Elmira College. “My coaching philosophy is very holistic, I want my athletes to be prepared physically, tactically, and emotionally. I believe athletics is a great learning environment for character skills and promotes healthy habits that will benefit our athletes long after their playing careers.”

Coaching Experience

  • NSCAA National Diploma
  • Graduate of NCAA Women’s Coaching Academy
  • NSCAA Special Topics Diploma: Mental Training
  • Head Coach, Alma College Women’s Soccer (2015-2017)
  • Michigan ODP Staff Coaching (2017)
  • Head Coach, Elmira College Women’s Soccer (2010-2015)
  • Youth Coach, Soaring Capital Soccer Club (2013-2015)
  • Head Coach, Northland College Women’s Soccer (2008-2010)
  • UMAC Coach of the Year 2009
  • Assistant Coach, Northland College Men’s & Women’s Soccer (2007-2008)
  • Assistant Varsity/Head JV Coach, Ashland High School (2004-2008)
  • Coached 2 Conference Player of the Year, 4 NSCAA All-Region, 8 Conference Player of the Week and 31 All-Conference Players at the collegiate level.
  • Camp Director, Cornell Soccer Camps (2012-2015)
  • Camp Coach at Michigan State University, Central Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, St. Lawrence Girls Academy, iDiscover Camp and the Michigan Jaguars camps.  

U10 Player Development Coordinator

Grant Reed
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Grant Reed, a 2009 Petoskey High School graduate and Boys Soccer State Champion, has moved back to the area with his wife. Grant had a very successful career as a Petoskey Blizzard and Laker playing multiple positions before turning full time goalkeeper. His senior year of high school Grant led the team to our second ever State Championship and was named 1st Team All State. Following high school he played collegiately at Colgate University.

Executive Director & Tournament Administrator

Christine Webster

For office admin: (231) 348-2947x2
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For tournaments: 
(231) 348-2947x1

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