Assistant Director of Goalkeeping
Carrie Ollom is one of the most experienced coaches at FC Alliance. She has coached for over ten years and in that time has worked with some of the club's best teams and players. She has been a part of six state championships and significant tournament titles including the Disney Showcase.
Although she is a top-level team coach, Coach Ollom is well known as one of the region's most successful goalkeeper coaches. She has trained many goalkeepers who have advanced to college soccer, including NCAA Division 1. She has proven to be a demanding but highly effective coach, always pushing her players to maximize their abilities.
Coach Ollom herself was an excellent goalkeeper. She played NCAA Division 1 soccer for Samford University. She starter four years for the Bulldogs and was named 3rd team all-conference. She had over 300 career saves, a mark she eclipsed against Mississippi State in 2001.
When not coaching competitively, Coach Ollom devotes much of her time to the TOP Soccer program. The Tennessee State Soccer Association recently named her Top Soccer Coach of the Year as she has been widely credited for reviving and growing the program in the Knoxville area.