2021 CORTE MADERA FC TRAINERS
Director of Coaching
Michael Sharp grew up playing soccer in Glasgow, Scotland, in the UK where he fell in love with the sport. His interests lead him to play competitive soccer throughout his childhood and into adulthood. As a youth player, he traveled to Europe to represent his region at highly regarded youth tournaments in France. He played in college and in a semi-pro league in both Scotland and in England prior to finishing his playing career in the San Francisco Soccer League.
Following 7 years working in San Francisco as a management consultant. Michael returned to Scotland in 2004, to take a position with the Scottish Football Association. Michael spent 3 years as a Regional Development Manager with the Scottish Football Association where he was responsible for implementing a national player development strategy in the southeast region of Scotland. Michael returned to the Bay Area in 2007 and became the Director of Coaching with Tiburon Soccer Club. In 2010 he turned his attentions to coaching and worked with both Mill Valley and Marin FC. In 2016 Michael was hired by Marin FC to coach one of the club's US Soccer Development Academy (USDA) team and in 2017 after gaining his A License was asked to coach a USDA boys and an Elite Club National League girls team with Marin FC. After many years of traveling, Michael has decided to join his wife and two children at Corte Madera FC this year as their new Director of Coaching.
- USSF A-Youth (2017)
- USSF B (2014)
- Scottish FA Youth Award (2007)
- Scottish FA Goalkeeper Level 2 Award
- USYSA Youth (2013)
- TOVO T1 (2020)
- Coerver Skills (2014)
- Scottish FA Children's Award
- Master's of Sport and Physical Education Management, University of Edinburgh (2006)
- Bachelor's of Science in Business Marketing, University of Stirling (1997)
- Marin FC (2010 - 2021)
- Mill Valley Head Coach (2013-2016)
- Tiburon Soccer Club, Head Coach and Director of Coaching (2007-2010)
- The University of Stirling, Freshman Head Coach (1996-1997)
Originally from Ecuador, Edwin is known as one of the greatest soccer players in Ecuadorian history. Edwin played with his country’s national team and held the role of starting defensive midfielder for 7 years. He played on both the 2002 and 2006 Ecuadorian World Cup teams; his midfield contributions helped Ecuador make it to the Round of 16 in 2006. Edwin is a certified youth coach by the Ecuadorian Coaches’ Association and has received his Advanced Diploma from the NSCAA. Edwin leverages his extensive professional training as a world-class player to provide a strategic approach to developing young players. He moved to Oakland three years ago with his wife and young daughter.
Hans joined Corte Madera FC as a trainer in 2017. Hans attended St. Mary’s in Moraga and earned his Master’s in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University of Irvine. For the past three years, Hans coached various girls’ and boys’ teams (U9 through U19) at Issaquah Soccer Club in Washington. Hans also acted as Select Team Director in his time there. Prior to his time in Washington, Hans was an assistant coach at Napa Valley College and head coach for Napa High School’s girls’ team for 12 years.
Born in Colorado and raised in Washington, Teale made his way to California to attend the University of California at Berkeley. While at Cal, Teale played on the Varsity Men’s Soccer team for four years and helped his team earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament in 1981. Teale holds soccer coaching licenses from CYSA, USSF, and NSCAA (USC) and is also a licensed soccer referee. Always hungry to learn more, he travels regularly to soccer-loving countries with coaching delegations, and was most recently in London, Paris and Brussels watching the World Cup unfold. Teale has coached boys and girls teams for ACC Mavericks, ABSC, San Ramon Soccer Club, and East Bay United Bay Oaks. He was Head Coach for Saint Mary’s College High School Boys’ Soccer for 12 years and was Head Coach for Cal State University Maritime Academy for 8 years. He owns and runs Pacific Soccer Training, an inner-city youth soccer program serving mostly immigrant families for UC Village Recreation Programs at Cal.