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Bluesprings Youth Soccer Association

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Steve Keiss

Steve rejoined Bluesprings/Liberty Soccer Club  May 2017 as our Director of Coaching.  Steve has served in this position, first at ASA (Dekalb County), then at Brookwood Steamers 1995-2002 and Bluesprings from 2003-2015.  From 1985 to 1995, he served as Camp Coaching Director and Facility Manager at Mike Balson's Soccer Academy in Lilburn.  From 1999-2008 Steve has been the Summer Camp Director for the GA Coaches at Chugiak Soccer Club in Eagle River, Alaska.

Steve is a current GA Soccer ODP Coach.  He currently has the US Soccer National "A" License and the US Soccer National and the US National Youth License. He is a Lifetime Member and past president of Georgia State Soccer Association.

Over the last four decades, Steve has been instrumental in the development and growth of players and coaches at the clubs he served. Bringing both the US Soccer and GA Soccer coaching curriculum to coaches in the community, he has educated countless coaches through the Georgia  Soccer State "G" Course to the National "D" Course, certified as a US Soccer Grass Roots Instructor.

Over the years a DOC, he has directed all levels of youth play, summer camps of all varieties and elite training sessions.  Steve brings a vast amount of experience, passion and energy to Bluesprings/Liberty Soccer Club.  

You can contact Coach Steve at 678-571-4585 or email him at:  [email protected]




Samantha Bird Snow


Samantha (Sam) Snow joined Bluesprings/Liberty Soccer Club in July 2016 after coaching Women's College Soccer for 10 years in Georgia and Virginia. She has coached ODP, Georgia, Colorado and West Virginia as well as coaching on the US Youth Soccer Regional 1 Staff.

In addition to coaching, Sam is heavily involved in educating coaches.  She is a National Instructor for Unted Soccer Coaches (formerly National Soccer Coaches Association of America) and has presented at numerous Conventions for United Soccer Coaches.  Sam is an Instructor for United States Soccer Federation, teaching C, D and Grassroots courses.  She also served on as Study Group for US Soccer, working on the development of US Soccer's DOC License.  Sam was also one of the 16 Coach Educators across the nation invited to attend the very first Instructor's Course hosted by the US Soccer Federation in 2016.

Sam has been coaching youth soccer camps for the past 18 years at Bluesprings and Creekside and has been on the Senior Staff for Ralph Lundy Soccer Academy for the past 14 years.  She is also part of the Senior Staff for the Julie Foudy/ESPNW Sports Leadership Academy which empowers young women and girls to become confident leaders on the playing field and their communities.

Sam has a US Soccer National "A" License, US Soccer National Instructor's License, US Soccer National Goalkeeping License and Premier Coaching Diploma.  She was also honored by the NSCAA in 2014 as part of their 30 Under 30 Program, recognizing the top 30 Coaches in the nation under 30 years of age.  As part of mentoring fellow coaches, Sam served the last three years as Chair of the United Soccer Coaches Women's Advocacy Group.  She is now working to serve women coaches locally in Georgia, co-founding Georgia's first advocacy group for women coaching youth sports.  They will be hosting the first-ever, all women's National "D" Course in Georgia this fall. 

You can contact Coach Sam at 678-876-1559 or email her at:  [email protected]