Coach White is a native Englishman who grew up in Australia. The name “Ozzie” has stuck with him since his arrival in the USA nearly 18 years ago.
Ozzie has traveled the world as a player and as a coach. In 1997, he found his way to Des Moines, Iowa where he coached at Challenger Soccer Camps . Ozzie spent five years with the Urbandale Soccer Club, before moving to the Ankeny SC as the Director of Coaching for the next seven years. He then had a brief spell with Omaha FC, before returning to the Johnston/Urbandale SC (JUSC) as a Coaching and Operations Director for the last six years.
White brings those decades of soccer experience, international credibility, and a laundry list of US Soccer and NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) licenses and endorsements to the college ranks.
- US Soccer ‘A’ License
- NSCAA Master Coach Diploma
He is a former Australian National Team Schoolboys Captain and a member of the prestigious Australian Institute of Sport. His professional playing career includes 3 countries and an array of professional coaching experiences around the world.
Ozzie is married to Eileen. They have 2 adult children and two very cute grandchildren.