GOALKEEPER TRAINING IN MICHIGAN
Roy Howell & Phil Lucas
Roy is joining J4K with an extensive playing/coaching resume. Growing up on Long Island, Roy played in the highly competitive Long Island Junior Soccer League along with winning the Class C League title with Seaford High School in undefeated fashion in 1987.
Roy also represented the U.S. at the U17 level from 1987-88, paying in tournaments such as the Dana Cup (Denmark); Gothia Cup (Sweden); and Holland Cup (Netherlands). During the tour he also trained at Ajax Academy and CSKA Moscow Academy.
After moving to Ontario in 1998, Roy played for Newmarket Athletics from 99-06 before moving onto the coaching side both domestically and internationally.
Newmarket Athletics 2006-2009
YRSL League Champion 2007
USC Academy 2008-2010
Seneca College 2011-2012 #3 in OCAA 2011 (ranked #1 nationally for 5 weeks Sept-Oct 2011)
US National Amputee Team (Head Coach) 2012-2014
Mustang School of Soccer Excellence 2013- Present (Director of Keeper Development)
Milltown FC 2011-Present 2 (Keeper Coach/ First Assistant) 2 Time PHSL League Cup Winner 2012 2014
US Deaf National Team (keeper coach) 2013-present Gold Medal winner 2013 Deaf Olympics, Sophia Bulgaria
Roy has a wealth of coaching experience and is looking forward to utilizing it in the development of grassroots keeper’s in the Halton Region.
Phil has extensive playing/community relations experience within the state of Michigan. He grew up in Monroe, Michigan and was starting goalkeeper for Jefferson High School, posting a 1.37 GAA and multiple all-region accolades.
He continued his playing career at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan, playing under head coach Will Dyer. His love for his alma mater continues to this day, working full-time to build business and community relations between LTU and the City of Southfield.
Phil has been a lifelong Borussia Dortmund fan, and has lived abroad extensively in Portugal and Germany to live the soccer culture. Phil looks forward to bringing excitement to Michigan youth and encouraging development of made-in-Michigan goalkeepers.