Valerie is the true veteran in the LSA office. She has been working for the Association since 1999. In her seventeen years at LSA, Valerie has witnessed and been a part of tremendous changes and growth both in the game of soccer in Louisiana and at LSA. She has at one time or other filled every role on the staff at LSA and continues to be a resource, not only for our membership, but also for other staff members and the Executive Committee.
Mark has been the Technical Director for the Louisiana Soccer Association since 2008. He has been a Louisiana ODP coach since 1995 and coaching course instructor since 2002. He is a National Coaching Instructor for US Soccer, US Youth Soccer and NSCAA coaching education programs. Prior to joining the LSA, Mark was the Director of Coaching at the Crossroads Soccer Association in Alexandria, LA and the Director of Coaching for Soccer Academy, Inc. in Northern Virginia. Mark studied Sports Management and Administration at St. John’s College, England. He holds a National ‘A’ License, National ‘Youth’ License, FA Coaching License as well as NSCAA Coaching qualifications.
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Jeff Schoonover is originally from Green Bay, WI and grew up an avid Packers fan. Jeff played soccer from the age of five and continues to play in adult leagues. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a degree in Sports Management and a minor in Business Administration. Prior to joining LSA, Jeff worked at the Houston Dynamo and with the National Women’s Soccer League in Chicago. Both positions were in Operations. Jeff joined the LSA staff in November 2013.
Tucker came to LSA in July 2014 from Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association, where he served as Director of Communications and developed corporate sponsorships, the Mass Youth website and all elements of advertising, marketing and social media and helped managed and market Mass Youth’s 16-field complex. Prior to joining Mass Youth, Tucker was an attorney in private practice for nearly thirty years. Tucker also has extensive coaching experience. He was a Region I ODP Senior Staff Coach with experience at national ODP events and international tours and tournaments. Tucker also served as the Head Coach of Women’s Soccer at Framingham State College for 10 years. He was a Mass ODP Coach for 16 years and coached extensively at the club and high school levels. Tucker is a member of the Louisiana ODP Coaching Staff and has served on the Region III Girls ODP Staff. He holds an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and a USSF “C” License. Tucker.Reynolds@lsa-soccer.org (225) 766-0577 Ext 103