Staff

Chris Hanlon

Chris Hanlon, the founder and owner of Demize Soccer, serves as the Director of Soccer Operations. Chris played professionally both outdoor and indoor and founded Springfield's first PDL club at the age of 26. He brings over 30 years of coaching experience.

Guilherme Ferreira

Head Coach Guilherme Ferreira takes on his first PASL season after helping push the NPSL side to their first playoff appearance this past summer and the Heartland Conference final. He also serves as a youth academy pro coach. Guilherme holds 5 English FA Coaching licenses and has over 16 years of coaching experience in Brazil, America, Italy, and England.



Tim Murphy

Tim Murphy joins the staff as a native of Springfield and the founder of Southern Missouri Soccer Academy. He helped with the NPSL side in the 2019 season. Tim also runs his own business, T and C Bautrager. 

Thomas Bledsoe

Thomas Bledsoe takes on the role of goalkeeper coach. He is a native of Kansas City and serves as an assistant coach for Southwest Baptist where he previously played.



Chuck Cowan

Chuck Cowan joins the PASL staff after coaching Lady Demize teams for the past 5 years. His son Mason played for the academy and his daughter Charlie plays for Lady Demize. Chuck currently helps coach the high school girls teams and is also the fire chief of the Springfield airport.

 

 

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