We are UNITED in providing a COMMUNITY SOCCER PROGRAM that is affordable, with high quality soccer instruction and player development. We achieve this by providing professionally accredited coaches, smaller team sizes, and nationally recognized technical and tactical instruction.
We accept players of all skill levels and experience. Our goal is to develop these players into Academy and Select level players as they train and develop.
Director of Coaching: Josh Steele
Josh played ODP Region III soccer for 3 years including European play in Germany, Holland and Austria. He played collegiate soccer at Flagler College and Utah State University. He coached at Shiogama FC in northern Japan. He was the JV coach and varsity assistant coach at Walhalla High School from 2006 to 2013. He has been involved with Oconee United since 2006. He is respected in the community for his high-quality coaching, and we are proud to have him as our Director of Coaching.
Coach Alphonso Villegas
Currently the Walhalla High School Men’s Junior Varsity Coach, Alphonso has been a part of the Oconee soccer community both as a player and coach for the past 15 years. He will be providing his coaching expertise to our Club Recreation teams as well as coaching at the Select level.
Coach Caitlin Kees
Currently, the owner of Walhalla Power Tumbling with her husband Nathan. Caitlin Kees has been involved with the sport since age 4! From competing at the high school level for multiple championships to playing for the Clemson University Lady Tigers Soccer Team while in college. Due to injury, she was forced to take some time off, but works will kids of all ages at Walhalla Power Tumbling and is ready to get back on the soccer field! Coach Kees will be helping coach our young Club Recreation teams and Select OUSA Ladies teams.
Student and Former Player Assistants Thanks to current and former players for assisting with training and sharing what they have learned with younger players.
Volunteer Board and Program Administrators
As a volunteer group we are always looking for others who would like to contribute to the program. If you would like to have a role in OUSA please click here and get UNITED!!
Oconee United SCYSA Charter
While we have our own charter with the South Carolina Youth Soccer Association, we work closely with United FC – Furman. This relationship allows us to offer opportunities for higher levels of play as well as support and guidance as part of a large organization.