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CALLUM TRIGG-SMITH
Assistant to the Technical Director
Head Coach
U7 Boys, U8 Boys, and U9 Blue-Boys

Coach Callum grew up playing soccer in Kailua for the Volcanos before moving to the Mililani Strikers. He played 4 years at Punahou High School and was named NSCAA All-Region.  In 2004 he was named All-American by NSCAA and was 2004 Hawaii State Player of the Year.
Callum played Div-1 soccer at St. Mary's College in California, before completing his degree at the University of Denver. He came back to Hawaii to work and help coach the Honolulu City Football Club while playing Div-1 MISO soccer for Lanikai Tuesday.  He possesses a USSF "D" coaching license.


LAWRENCE SMALLS
JK & Academy Coach

Lawrence is a former professional soccer player for the LA Galaxy and Chivas USA. He was the first player from the University of California Irvine to be drafted into MLS. He returned to coach at his Alma Maters, University of California Irvine, and La Salle High School in his hometown, Pasadena, California. Lawrence moved to Hawaii in 2008 to work at Le Jardin Academy, where he played a major role in successfully developing a soccer academy for kids in Junior Kindergarten to Middle School. Lawrence also worked in partnering with the professional soccer club, Chelsea FC of England. Chelsea's program, Football in the Community, brought Chelsea FC coaching staff to Hawaii to coach camps and clinics. Lawrence is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. He has a BA from University of California Irvine and a United States Soccer Federation National "C" License.


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GRAHAM EASTMOND

Head Coach
U9 Gold-Boys

Coach Graham grew up in SW England and played amateur soccer in to his twenties. After leaving England he continued to play competitive soccer across 5 countries. He had the opportunity to play in a friendly match against the Kenya national team in a run up to the African Nations Cup. He was also Chairman of the Railway Wanderers Football Club in Nairobi, Kenya for 3 years. As his global travels continued, so did his involvement with the sport on a variety of fronts. He was the team manager for two adult soccer team in Thailand for several years and assisted with the organization of the Senior Soccer League (35 year old +). In conjunction with this he also competed in and provided logistical support to the Senior World Cup in Thailand. Coach Graham has coached youth soccer in Jordan, Thailand and Minnesota. He is married with 2 sons and a daughter and is a disaster response specialist with 20 years experience working with NGO's and the UN in conflict and natural disaster settings. He currently possess an "E" coaching license and is working toward a D license.


IAN BROOKS
Head Girls Coach
U7 Girls, U8 Girls

Ian blends a strong military work ethic, a positive attitude, and a driving desire to build our girls' soccer program. Ian has been coaching soccer for 7 years and involved with soccer for over 30 years. Ian competed in the Marine Corps' Pacific Cup Marine Soccer Tournament.  He was selected four times to the All Tournament Team and selected once as the Tournament MVP.   Ian currently has an "E" License.




MARK MENCH
Head Coach
U9 Girls

Coach Mark grew in Kaneohe playing soccer for Hawaii Express and Lanikai Tuesday.   He played 4 years of soccer at Kalaheo high school. While there he was named to the all state Team in 1993 and was the MVP of the 1993 Kalaheo High School State Champions.  He went on to play NCAA Div-1 soccer at Gonzaga University, where he graduated with a degree in Finance.  Coach Mark was the assistant boys soccer coach at Kalaheo High school in 2000 and 2001. He continues to play soccer in the MISO soccer league with Lanikai Tuesday +35 and is very excited to help build the Chelsea girls soccer team.