Head Coach & Club Director
Coach Pappas has grown up outside of Texas. He is a Greek-American that started playing at a very young age. He played at the select level in his youth in Southern Wisconsin. He has had the pleasure of playing Goalkeeper in Europe before being forced to stop playing due to injury.
Coach Pappas has over 10 years of coaching experience with many more in sight. He has had the pleasure to direct a top level Wisconsin high school team from 2009-2014. He was able to develop a reputation for success in all levels of their program. During this time Coach Pappas opportunity to work with the staff at university level in Wisconsin. There he managed the development and training of Goalkeepers as well as scouted and conducted tactical analysis. Since Coach Pappas arrived in North Texas, he has been working with teams of young men and young women. In this time he has focused on the continued success of his teams and all of his players. Coach Pappas currently holds a USSF license, as well as other licenses. He is the club director for Velocity Elite FC based in Southlake, TX as well as works with D’Feeters FC based in Farmers Branch. He has also had the pleasure to work under and be mentored by some remarkable coaches including Bob Gansler, former United States Men’s National Team Manager.
Coach Pappas coaches with a firm philosophy that a players enjoyment and love of the game is the best atmosphere for team growth and individual development. He provides a coaching style that allows players to express themselves on and off the pitch while offering structure to be a better athlete as well as member of their community.
Coach Tony is a U.S. Army veteran and a graduate of West Point and MIT. He has been involved in physical and athletic endeavors for most of his life. He grew up playing soccer from the age of 7 years old. He became a multi-sport athlete in his youth and continues his love to play the game even now as an adult.
Over the last 20 years, whilst raising 3 talented girls of his own, Coach Seaman has taken his passion for the game into coaching. In 2005, Coach Seaman started coaching youth soccer here in Texas and has helped his players reach competitive accolades in 2012.
Coach Seaman currently holds a USSF D license. Players and parents alike will notice that Coach Tony has an innate talent for organizing, teaching, and coaching his players to reap all of the rewards of playing the beautiful game of soccer. In short, Coach Seaman strives to be the coach that helps players reach their highest potential.
Coach Parrish grew up playing soccer for multiple clubs within the DFW area. After high school, he went on to the University of North Texas to receive his bachelors in Kinesiology. Since then he has been teaching PE and coaching for a local high school. Coach Parrish played for Tejanos and Texas Lightning soccer clubs as well as playing for his high school the Irving Tigers. After graduating from college, Coach Parrish began coaching the Varsity Soccer program in Euless, Tx.
Coach Parrish is a firm believer that team unity is the foundation of success. Building positive relationships between players, team and club is his ultimate goal. His passion for coaching ensures that each athlete makes strides to fulfill and unlock their potential. Emphasis on technique and ball control are the focal point through meaningful possession and small sided games.
Coach Cheyan has grown up playing soccer in the Mid-Cities and running the local indoor arena in Euless. After graduating from Trinity High School in 1998 she started working at the indoor facility. She then went on to graduate from DCCCD in 2008 with an Associates and Bachelors in Exercise Science from Texas Wesleyan in 2016.
Cheyan played for Trinity High Schools Varsity program along with Texas Image and Alliance soccer clubs until some ACL injuries took her off the field. She began coaching indoor with the local youth at age 19 and has over 19 years of experience. While attending DCCCD’s Richland College as a starting defender she became part of the programs first Women’s National Champions in 2004. She went on to coach at DCCCD’s North Lake campus and for Texas Wesleyans Women’s program. Cheyan has played for some of the local indoor and outdoor semi-pro teams and was even recruited to try out for the Portland Thorns in 2014.
Coach Fite holds a USSF license and teaches a Dutch style of coaching. She uses small side games, a positive atmosphere, ball possession and technique to enhance the game and create well-rounded players.
Coach David Kendrick has played soccer since he was nine years old, making his way into Trinity High School's Varsity program. He has been coaching for six years and has helped his team reach the competitive level. He is currently attending college receiving his Kinesiology degree from Tarleton State in the coming years.
Coach Kendrick's coaching philosophy is to create well-rounded individuals on and off the field. He looks for a positive and hard-working attitude. Kendrick likes to use quick small side game’s and possession while also keeping the atmosphere fun and competitive. He believes it takes all 11 players on the field to win a game. Meaning communication and chemistry is a necessity if the team wants to achieve their goals of success.