Doc Corner

Mike Farnham

Name:  Mike Farnham


Coaching at Roswell since: Hired as RSC DOC in May 2011 

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

High School: Wheaton North HS, Wheaton Illinois

College: Northern Illinois University & Coastal Carolina University, Graduated with a BA-History

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”.  Earned Division 1 College Scholarship to Northern Illinois. Transfered to Coastal Carolina University and Co-Captained 1990 team to a Top 20 Ranking and Big South Champions

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

Coaching Experience:  Started Coaching Youth Soccer at age 19 and now have 33 years of experience coaching all youth ages in Club and High School soccer.  25 years of experience serving role as a Director in Youth Clubs in GA and SC.   

Brief Paragraph about yourself:  I married the beautiful Emma Roy in 2008 in Dunwoody with the reception at Primrose Cottage in Roswell. We have two wonderful daughters, Isabella and Olivia and a beautiful Golden Retriever/Spaniel dog named Lucy. Coach Mike's identical twin brother Dan is also a life-long soccer player and coach and one of our favorite things to do is Karaoke.

DOC Corner

Welcome to the Roswell Soccer Club D.O.C. Corner!

Here you will find articles/videos that our Director Of Coaching feels are important.  Please take the time to check back here from time to time to see what is new!

"Changing the game in youth sports" John O'Sullivan speaks the truth, the wisdom and "the way" to be a Parent in youth sports.  This will be the best video you ever watch to help you be the best "fan" that your child and all children deserve.


DOC Corner January 16th

One of the greatest Basketball players of all-time talks about player development in American Basketball (or lack of it)...he could very well be talking about the player development in American soccer. Something to think about!  

Click here to Read the Article!