Director of Coaching

Name:  Mike Farnham

Email: mikedfarnham@gmail.com 

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

High School: Wheaton North HS, Wheaton Illinois

College: Northern Illinois University & Coastal Carolina University, SC

Playing Experience:  Started playing age 8 in Milwaukee WI.  Moved to Wheaton IL age 10 and continued through Club, High School.  2-time State Finalist at Club level.  1986 Graduating Senior nominated as Illinois High School Players All-State “Top 11” in Class 5A.  Earn Division I College Scholarship to Norhtern Illinois University (1986-88) and then transfered to Coastal Carolina University (1989-90) where he Captained the 1990 Team to a Big South Championship and ranked (briefly) as one of the Top 20 Teams in the Nation.  

Coaching License(s): USSF "A" License; National Youth License

Coaching Experience:  Started Coaching Youth Soccer at age 19 and now have 30 years experience coaching all ages in Club and High School soccer. Over 15 years of experience serving role as a Director in Youth Clubs in GA and SC.   

Coaching at RSC Since: 2011, Club DOC

Brief Paragraph about yourself: Mike and Emma were married in 2008 in Dunwoody with the reception in Roswell on Mimosa blvd. They have two wonderful daughters, 8 year old Isabella and 6 year old Olivia and Jake their Black Labrador. You may see Coach Mike's identical twin brother on the soccer fields from time to time because Coach Dan is the Boys Academy Director at GSA.