Soccer Smith Coaches & Staff

Owner and director of Programs

Anson Smith

– Hunterdon Central Head Boys Soccer Coach
– GFSC Director of Coaching and Player Development
– NSCAA Premier Diploma
– US Soccer National Youth License
– NSCAA Premier Diploma
– USSF “D” License
– NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma
– US Soccer National Youth License
– All-State First Team Selection (ME)
– Wheaton College (MA)-Captain and NEISL All-Star 1997 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Tournament
– Professional indoor soccer with the Massachusetts Habcats-Arena Soccer League
– 2017 National Federation of State High School Sports New Jersey State Coach of the Year
– 2017 NJSIAA Soccer Award Recipient
– 2010 Star-Ledger New Jersey State Coach of the Year
– 2008, 2013, 2016 Courier News Boys Soccer Coach of the Year
– 2010, 2016 Soccer Coaches Association of NJ Sectional Coach of the Year

Trainer and Director of Development

Mark Woodward

– Oxford University
– United Soccer Coaches National Diploma
– United Soccer Coaches  National GK Diploma
– Youth Academy Coach
– Former and current High School Assistant Coach
– Former Kean University Men’s/Women’s Assistant Coach
– Head Coach U15 GF-Premier Fever
– USA Professional Footgolfer
– 2016 Footgolf World Cup Champion

Trainer/Social Media Consultant

Jamiel Ahmad

– (2015-2017) Assisted the #1 ranked Cedar Stars USSF DA u14 and u12 squads.
– (2014)-Head Coached Cedar Stars U11 NJ MAPS Futsal State Championship team
– BIG EAST Division 1 player at Seton Hall University.  (2011-2013)
– (2009-2011) Matchfit Academy USSF DA U16 and U18 squads
– USSF Referee Grade 7 semi-pro. Experience officiating in USL, PDL, NPSL, NWSL, Development Academy, and NISOA.
– (2015-2017) Masters of Business Administration: Digital Marketing Seton Hall University
– Bachelors of Science: Marketing and Entrepreneurial Studies Seton Hall University


Trey Leggett

– Former NCAA Division III player for Montclair State University
– Former PDA Academy Player
– NSCAA National Diploma
– USSF “F” License
– Currently playing professionally for Icon FC in the American Soccer League
– Specializing in individual, small group and team training
Currently coaching the GFSC – – 2001 and 2004 Boys and CAPS 2001 Boys


Linzi Mccormick

– Studied sports development and fitness at Loughborough College
– 5 years coaching experience
– FA Level 1 and 2 coaching badges
– Director of Kickz Academy
-Coach at Kickz UK Soccer


Vince McEnroe

– Former NJAC All-Conference NCAA Division III player for The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)
– Former PDA Academy Player
– USSF “F” License
– Currently teaching physical education at the middle and high school levels
– Specializing in individual, small group and team training
– Currently coaching the 2004 Girls CAPS Premier and 2003 GFSC Boys


DJ Diveny

– 4-year player at Division 1 NJIT Highlanders (Captain 2014)
– 2014 Sunbelt Conference Commissioner’s All-Academic Team
– Former Member of the New York Red Bull Street Team (Freestyle Team)
– Trainer and Consultant for Warren United Soccer Club
– Currently coaching at GFSC


Lacy Phelps

– Former Head Coach Richmond Strikers U-14 Girls – Former Trinity High School Assistant Coach JV Boys – Former No. 1 Soccer Camps Trainer – Former Student Athletic Trainer Randolph-Macon College – 4-year starter at Randolph-Macon College – 2008 Scholar-Athlete of the year – First Team All-ODAC, 2007 – 2008 – Second Team All-ODAC, 2006 – 2007 – Team Captain, 2006 – 2008 – Academic All-Conference Award, 2006 – 2008 – ODAC All-Academic Team, 2005 – 2008