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Meet Our Team

Glenview AYSO partners with P2 Soccer Training (, an organization committed to the highest quality of training for young soccer players. Their coaches come from across the globe and share a common passion for soccer. These professional trainers play multiple roles, including:

  • Delivering free weekly skills clinics to all Glenview AYSO players.
  • Assisting volunteer coaches at all levels including U14.
  • Co-coaching with the EXTRA team coaches during team practices.

Our coaches for 2019 include:

David Barlow

  • Skills Clinic Coordinator
  • U5/6 Coach
  • 12U Boys & Girls EXTRA teams

  • Hometown: Middlesbrough, UK
    Coaching Certifications: FA level 1, UEFA C license, AYSO Advanced
    David joins us from the UK for his second year with Glenview AYSO. He has 3 years experience in the United States working with AYSO and travel club players across Illinois. David is currently studying for an undergraduate degree in soccer coaching and development.

    Erica Smith

  • U5/6 Coach
  • U10 Boys & Girls EXTRA Teams

  • Hometown: Oswego, IL
    "Watching kids of all ages excel at a sport, feel really good about it, and get that smile on their face is why I do this."
    Erica served for 8 years in the United States Navy. She's played soccer for 18 years and has been coaching youth sports for a total of 7 years. Last year, Erica coached the Lombard Firebirds U10 girls team and ran Lombard's player clinics. She has considerable experience with growth and motor development in children and with teaching them the skills that they need when playing sports.

    Ryan Anderson

  • U5/6 Coach
  • Playground Coach

  • Hometown: Southampton, UK
    Coaching Certificates: FA level 2, UEFA C
    Ryan joins the Glenview AYSO training team with 5 years of experience working with AYSO players across Illinois and Michigan. Ryan is an expert with the youngest kids, having helped deliver the Playground program over the past 3 years. Ryan is currently studying for a bachelors degree in soccer coaching and administration.