Taking over in 2017, Morana and the club enjoyed success in his first season at the helm where he guided OCFC to an overall record of 7-7 (4-6 league).
In 2016, Morana interim-managed the club’s first ever U.S. Open Qualifying matches vs. Ann Arbor FC (3–1, victory) and Minneapolis City SC (1–2, loss).
Previously the head coach at Marygrove College, Johnson enjoyed an extensive ten-year professional career as a player. Johnson’s professional playing career included stops with the Utah Freezz, San Diego Sockers, and most recently as a player-manager with the Detroit Ignition.
In addition to his experience as a player, the Minneapolis, Minn. native has been successful coaching at both the club and high school levels. At the club level, Johnson led the Keliix Intra to a U19 Minnesota State Cup Championship.
Director of Operations
A Vassar, MI native, Dan officially joins OCFC with a wide array of knowledge of the club and landscape of our operations as he has worked as an intern with the team for the past two seasons. Gearing up for this position, he headed the 2016 and 2017 intern teams and communicated with ownership on a weekly basis on areas that could be improved upon in regards to fan experience on game day. Dan’s current work with the Detroit Pistons in Operations and Marketing has helped him excel throughout his time with the club.
A Flushing, MI native, Talal arrives to the club with 17+ years of scouting and management experience as the Founder and Director of FOB Soccer, a non-profit soccer organization located in Flint.