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Our Staff

Rob Nuckolls


Rob Nuckolls has been playing and coaching soccer for more than 30 years.

Coach Rob and his wife Michelle have 2 kids. Away from the game, they enjoy vacationing, anywhere with a beach and sun.

Rob holds a USSF National "C" License and is a Michigan Olympic Development Program Coach

Cell: 810-955-3364

Kenny Uzoigwe

Director of Player Development , Head Coach

Kenny Uzoigwe is the Celtic Director of Player Development. He is a former MLS player with the Colorado Rapids and is a Hall of Famer with the Michigan Bucks as well as a Head Coach for the Celtic Soccer Club.

Coach Kenny lists spending time with his family and vacationing as his off the field passions.

Kenny holds a Coerver Youth Diploma and USSF National "C" License

Cell: 248-481-1044

Steve Applebee


Head Coach , Vice-President

Steve Applebee has been playing and coaching soccer for more than 30 years.

Steve and his wife Aimee have two kids Olivia and Owen.

Steve holds a USSF "D" License

Cell: 810-444-6079

Doug Burroughs

Board of Directors , Director of Coaching , Head Coach

Doug Burroughs is a member of the Board of Directors, Director of Coaching and a Head Coach for the Genesee Celtic Soccer Club.

As a Grand Blanc Hall of Fame coach, Doug won 20 Big Nine championships, 11 district titles and 5 regional championships.

When he’s not coaching, Doug loves working in the yard, hiking through the woods, spending time with friends and family.

Doug holds a USSF National "B" License

Cell: 810-423-7686

Derek Felt

Board of Directors, Head Coach

Derek is a lifelong resident of Grand Blanc and grew up playing for the old Flint Arrows as a youth before taking his game to Michigan State University.

Derek holds a USSF License

Cell: 810-516-3285

Geoffrey Gale

Goalie Coach

Geoffrey is married and a lifelong resident of the Genesee County area.  He has played and coached the game since the mid 1970’s.  One of his favorite hobbies off the field is fishing and spending time on the lake.

Geoff holds a USSF License

Cell: 810-569-5406

Bryce Miller

Head Coach

A self described “student of the game,” Bryce has basically grown up on the soccer fields.  His love for the game and his passion for teaching is what motivates him on a daily basis.

Bryce holds a USSF License

Cell: 810-569-1616


Josh Jones

Head Coach

Josh is a graduate of Grand Blanc high school.  He played soccer at Grand Blanc and was named captain of the varsity his senior year.  When he’s not on the pitch, Josh can be found practicing law in the metro Detroit area as a criminal defense attorney.

Josh holds a USSF National License

Cell: 810-691-7308

Norman Power

Head Coach

Norman grew up playing in Ireland where he won several national championships with De La Salle in Ballyfermot, Dublin and was on the U15 and 16 national team before going professional. He was on trial with Middlesbrough F.C. at the age of 15 before signing with Saint Patrick F.C. (Dublin) and then Shelbourne F.C. (Dublin). He received a full ride to Clemson University and then transferred to CSU (Charleston Southern University.
Norman holds a USSF “A” license, and National Youth Diploma and has been on staff with ODP since 1997. He has coached at all levels, here and abroad, from youth to collegiate. In addition, Norman is trilingual in English, Irish (Gaelic) and French.

Cell: 517-599-2549

Christian Pumphrey

Head Coach

Christian holds a USSF License

Cell: 810-444-9324

Will Tucker

Photo coming soon

Will holds a USSF License

Cell:  810-618-2221




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Phone: 810-955-3364

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