Anthony Doherty, FC Storm Sr. Director of Coaching
Anthony brings a depth of experience to the FC Storm program that he has helped develop and grow for the past six years. He holds a US Soccer C Coaching License and has trained and coached recreational and select players from 5 years old to high school varsity players as well as coached at over 75 camps in 15 states. From 2019 to 2022 he served as the Loveland High School Assistant Varsity coach for men’s soccer. He has coached and trained FC Storm high school teams.
Since 2014, Anthony has been training players in Loveland. In 2017, he began working year-round with Loveland Youth Soccer Association to improve the quality of training across the recreational program. He is the Director of the FC Storm Academy program, a highly regarded development program for U7 and U8 players. He has trained many of the players who now play for FC Storm.
Anthony was born in Manchester, UK where he excelled in soccer as a youth. He began coaching soccer for the local clubs he grew up playing for. After completing high school, Anthony obtained a level 3 National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science in college. Anthony has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Coaching from the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. While at University, Anthony volunteered his time as a performance video analyst with the professional soccer team, Blackburn Rovers, who at the time were in the Premier League.
Anthony began working for Challenger Sports in 2011 and was based in Atlanta for three years before coming to work for Loveland Soccer in 2014. In 2015, Anthony was honored at Challenger Sports Coach of the Year for the Cincinnati region and Coach of the Year for the Midwest.
Anthony and his wife, Paige, have three future Storm players.
Kyle McLaughlin, FC Storm Assistant Director of Coaching U9 & U10 Boys and Girls (effective May 2023)
Everywhere Kyle has gone he’s been a leader involved in the game of soccer. Kyle grew up in the Cincinnati area and attended LaSalle High School where he was captain of the soccer team. He attended NKU where he was the VP that helped restart the club team. He led and played there for two years. Currently Kyle plays semi-professionally with Atletico Cincinnati in the PASL and professionally with the Cincinnati Swerve in the MLIS.
After beginning his coaching journey in 2016, Kyle worked at LaSalle in the GCL South for three years as an assistant coach and Badin in the GCL Co-Ed as the Men’s Co-Head Coach for two years. When he made the switch to coaching women’s soccer, he started with Badin Women’s for two years as an assistant coach before being hired as Colerain High School Women’s Head Coach in late 2022. Throughout his high school coaching career, he worked with FOSC where he coached a range of age groups and was the Director of Recreational soccer for one season. In his free time, Kyle coaches soccer camps and futsal.
He is engaged to his fiancé Alyssa and they plan to be married in 2023. They live in Cincinnati with their dogs, Archer and Bodie, and enjoy going on hikes and playing soccer together whenever possible.
Kyle will also serve as the Executive Director of Recreational Soccer in Loveland (LYSA). In this capacity he will be responsible for the seasonal soccer programs for players age 2 to 19.
Kyle will join FC Storm for tryouts at the end of May 2023.