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.  

Executive Director & Tournament Administrator

Christine Webster

For office admin: (231) 348-2947x2
[email protected]

For tournaments: 
(231) 348-2947x1

[email protected] 

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