Another Great Addition to The Chicas Staff

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Another Great Addition to The Chicas Staff

Joe Saad is the new addition to the Indie Chicas Coaching Staff. Joe is a San Diego native who played for the national powerhouse Albion SC. After playing for two USYS National Championships with Albion, Joe recieved a scholarship to play at St. Louis University where he receieved a degree in Health Science. Voted Team MVP by his teammates, Joe was also selected second team all conference his senior year.

“Joe is a great addition who brings knowledge, experience, and passion to the Chicas,” Mollay said, “his skill, and playing background matches the lens in which we teach the game; skill, possession, intelligence, and passion.”

Welcome Joe to the Chicas!

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Junshin College Clinic - March 21-22, 2019

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Junshin College Clinic - March 21-22, 2019

The Indie Chicas FC is hosting a Junshin College Clinic with guest coaches from Boise State University and College of Idaho, March 22-23, 2019. Interested participants can contact Michael Mollay for registration availability; indiechicasfc@gmail.com

Date: March 21 & 22
Time: 10-11:15 am
Location: Chicas World Headquarters, Meridian, Idaho
Cost: $50
Registration based on availability: indiechicasfc@gmail.com

Work. Love. Share. We are the Chicas!

Indie Chicas soccer clinics are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level/or gender.

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Competitive Transition for 2010's

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Competitive Transition for 2010's

The Indie Chicas 2010’s will begin their competitive transition Spring 2019. If you are a 2010 player, love the game, have desire and ability to take the next step in your soccer journey, contact
Rich Tobias, U10 Technical Director: tobias.richard@aol.com or (208) 392-8659. Work. Love. Share. Advance. We are the Chicas!

The following program and staff will be guiding and mentoring our Chicas:

  • Academy Training 1x/week

  • Competitive Training 1x/week;

    • introduction to sophisticated concepts and competitive expectations

  • Team Competing in Local Competitive League

  • Staffing:

    • Tracy Custer Nelson (USSF B)

      • Asst. Coach, Ole Miss University (95-97)

      • Head Coach, Northern Arizona University (97-2001)

      • Director of Capital Youth Soccer (02-05)

    • Rich Tobias (NSCAA National Youth)

      • Technical Director U10, Indie Chicas FC

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Allison Gibson named Chicas Director of Coaching

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Allison Gibson named Chicas Director of Coaching

The Chicas are proud to announce Allison Gibson is the new Indie Chicas FC Director of Coaching.  Ali comes to us with 20 years of college coaching experience, 13 years as Head Coach at Idaho State University.  Ali is one of the most accomplished, experienced, and credentialed coaches in the country, holding a USSF "A" and NSCAA Premier license.  Ali's background as a collegiate and professional player, as well as her education in Kinseiology (B.A.), with a Masters in Organization and Leadership, will add meaningful value and strong positive influence to our growing program.  

“Simply put, Ali is a gift to the club. There are few coaches in the country, much less Idaho, with her experience, passion, and knowledge. She will now be shaping youth soccer in America, and she is a CHICA!” says club Executive Director Michael Mollay. “She has done it as a player, she has done it as a coach, and now she will be doing it as a Chica.”

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Allison’s Accomplishments:

  • USSF A License

  • NSCAA Premier License

  • Region IV ODP Head Coach & Staff Coach (8 years)

  • 2006 Big Sky Coach of the Year

  • 2009 Big Sky Coach of the Year

  • 2012 Big Sky Coach of the Year

  • 2006 Big Sky Tournament Champion

  • 2009 Big Sky Tournament Runner-up

  • 2012 Big Sky Tournament Champion

  • 2014 Big Sky Tournament Runner-up

Allison’s Playing Experience:

  • Sonoma State University; (2) NCAA College Cup appearances

  • Final Four in 1992, Final Eight 1993.

  • (2) Northern California Athletic Conference Championships

  • NCAC Player of the Year 1992 and 1993

  • All-America honors both years from the National Soccer Coaches Association of American

  • 2000 Sonoma State’s Hall of Fame

  • Japan Professional Soccer League - Fujita Mercury from 1996-99.

Please help me welcome Ali to the Indie Chicas.  

Work. Love. Share. We have Ali Gibson as our New Director of Coaching!

You’re welcome Treasure Valley. We are the Chicas!!

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Steve Brent, Indie Chicas 03 Staff

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Steve Brent, Indie Chicas 03 Staff

The Indie Chicas FC are excited to announce Steve Brent as the newest Indie Chicas Staff Coach. Michael Mollay, Director of Coaching, “Steve is considered one of the top coaches in Idaho, and will be a great addition to the club and Indie 03’s.” Mollay added, “adding a coach of Steve’s quality is a special opportunity, and we are fortunate to have him a part of our growing club.”

Steve Brent coaching bio includes, but not limited to:

  • High School:

    • 2000-2004 - Capital High School 2001 5a Coach of the Year, State Semi Finalist

    • 2005-2009 Timberline High School 07 District Champions  State Semi-Finalist

      • 5 Straight State Appearances

    • 2013-15 Kuna High School 2014 & 2015 4-A Coach of the Year

    • 2016- 18 Mountain View High School Boys  2 time  District Semi-finalist, 2017 5A Coach of the Year

  • Club Coaching 23 years 

    • ABQ United U-13-15 Boys 

    • Osprey soccer club U-15 Boys; -Presidents Cup Champions 

    • Boise Capitals U12-U18 Boys; 7 State Titles, 2 time Finalist

    • Boise Blast U-18 Girls State runner up

    • Boise Nationals Soccer Club U-15-18 boys; 6 State Titles 3 time Finalist

  • Coaching Licence's

    • National D

    • National Youth

Work. Love. Share. We are the Chicas!

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Chicas Advance and Win Gem State Challenge

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Chicas Advance and Win Gem State Challenge

The Indie Chicas had a strong showing at the Gem State Challenge tournament on Oct. 6 & 7, in Boise, Idaho. Proud of our teams and staff for developing the finest female players in Idaho.

  • Indie Chicas 05 - 2nd Place

  • Indie Chicas 07 - 2nd Place (playing up U13)

  • Indie Chicas 08 BG - 1st Place

  • Indie Chicas 08 NT - 1st Place

Work. Love. Share. Compete. We are the Chicas!

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Sophie Drown Commits To Play At Boise State University

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Sophie Drown Commits To Play At Boise State University

Sophie Drown, Indie Chicas 03, commits to play her college soccer at Boise State University.  Sophie, a sophomore at Eagle High School, is a regional and national standout, that caught the attention of Boise State University.  An athletic and technical attacking player, Sophie will be a goal scoring force for BSU come 2021.  

Michael Mollay, DOC, "Sophie is another quality player, from an outstanding club team (Indie 03), to commit early to a top tier Division I program."  Mollay adds, "while early, a player of her qualities are quickly identified and placement accelerated."

Congratulations Sophie Drown and Family.  We are so very proud of you!

Work. Love. Share.  Boise State University.  We are the Chicas!   

 
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Rich Tobias - Chicas U10-U12 Technical Director

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Rich Tobias - Chicas U10-U12 Technical Director

As we continue to develop and advance, the need for meaningful connection in all age groups becomes vital. To best serve our staff, players and families, we are excited to announce Rich Tobias as the new U10-U12 Chicas Technical Director.  

Rich's responsibilities are as follows: 

  • U10-U12 Oversight and Support
    Staffing Oversight and Support
    Coaches Education
    Age Group (U10-U12) Oversight and Support
    Programming & Calendars
    Player Identification
    Short Term & Long Term Planning and Coordination of Age Group Develop ment
  • Academy to Competitive Transition
    U8-U10 Transition to competitive Chicas
    Community Outreach and Support with Terra Bigelow

 

Rich will be working with me to establish continuity in all U10-U12 age groups, as well as the seemless transition to U13 for all players and teams.

We are the Chicas!

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Chicas Strong at Gem State Challenge

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Chicas Strong at Gem State Challenge

Indie Chicas FC showed strength at the IYSA Gem State Challenge, winning 3 Championships and taking second in two age groups:

  • Indie Chicas 08 - U10 Gold Division Champions
  • Indie Chicas Fujieda 08 - U10 Silver West Finalist
  • Indie Chicas 07 - U11 Gold Finalist
  • Indie Chicas 06 - U13 Girls West Champions
  • Indie Chicas 05 - U13 Girls East Champions 

Congratulations to all our teams who participated.  We are proud of everyone for representing theChicas so well.  Great job!  Future is bright!

Work. Love. Share.  We are the Chicas.

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