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Club Staff

2019 Club Staff

Darryl Evans

Head Coach
A collegiate product of Macomb Community College and Georgia State University, Evans holds a National “D” Coaching License and currently coaches several youth teams with the Michigan Revolution. He also gained coaching experience while in Germany once he completed his playing stint with Tennis Borussia Berlin and FC International Berlin.

Craig Dejong

Assistant Coach
Serving as the Technical Director of the local Michigan youth club, Michigan Revolution, Coach Dejong brings a wealth of coaching experience with him as he enters the semi-professional ranks of the pyramid. He played collegiately at Calvin College and holds a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and a Class “D” License from the United States Soccer Federation.

Derek Peters

Assistant Coach
A local product from De La Salle Collegiate, Peters most recently completed a coaching stay with Mercy High School (Farmington Hills). Peters returns to the coaching scene as a proponent to organization, tactical strategy and making safe decisions on the field. He currently lives with his wife and two kids in Ferndale, MI.

Joe Beshara

Technical Trainer & Scout
Joe Beshara returns to the club after playing in both 2016 and 2017, anchoring the midfield and defense at different points throughout each season. After sustaining a knee injury in 2018, Beshara looks to stay close with the club as he prepares for his role as the club’s Technical Trainer and a scout. Joe also run’s his own technical training program, Evolve Technical Soccer Training, serving all areas of Metro Detroit.

Nicolino Morana

Technical Director
Serving as the club’s coach in 2017, Morana transitioned to Technical Director in March of 2018. In his lone season as coach, he guided the club to a 6-7 overall record. As Technical Director, Morana will work directly with Scout Talal Khoulani for player recruitment and development.

Dan Roland

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.

Talal Khoulani

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.

Robert Kerr

Staff Writer
The local family man joins OCFC in 2018 having covered American soccer since 2014. The Western Michigan graduate has had previous experience producing content for minor league hockey teams as well as hosting radio programs. Kerr also coaches youth soccer and hosts local pick-up games.