Coaches Corner

Our coaching philosophy emphasizes a motivational and mastery-oriented climate.   We encourage players to work on their strengths and weaknesses.  Players are rewarded for hard work and commitment through the development and reinforcement of their skills.

Southeast Michigan Storm focuses on these core values when developing our players…

  • Self-confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Organization
  • Respect
  • Motivation

At Southeast Michigan Storm, our core values encourage our players to be the best they can be every day, on and off the field. Check out our Coaches


Darren Kennedy

"Soccer is my main interest. Between playing, coaching and training a lot of my time is invested in this.”

  • United States Soccer Federation (USSF)  D License
  • Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Level 1
  • 8 years Coaching Experience Lurgan Town (Lurgan, United Kingdom)
  • Coached U7 – U16 recreational and competitive teams
  • Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) diploma in sports
    development and coaching
  • Active IQ Level 2 fitness instruction certification / award
  • Gateway Club Volunteer (a club for special needs adults)