2017 Coaches

Men's Varsity Head Coach - Bruce Wade     Send email
Bruce WadeCoach Wade has been at Walton since the Fall of 2002. He received a Bachelor's Degree from Western Illinois University in 1991 and a Master's in Education from Auburn University in 1994.
He played Soccer at Western Illinois University 1987 – 1991. His coaching experience includes, Shaw High School 1996 – 2001 where he took his team to two State Semi-Finalist Appearances (AAAA). He also coached the Buena Vista University Men & Women from 2001 – 2002. He has also coached Girl’s ODP teams (1999 – 2001). He holds USSF "A", NATIONAL YOUTH, and NSCAA PREMIER LICENSES.
Men's Varsity Assistant Coach - Bill Bellus    Send email
Bill BellusCoach Bellus has been the Raiders football running backs coach since 2002. Prior to coming to Walton, he coached the running backs at Shiloh High School in Gwinnett County and had other coaching experience in Ohio, Western New York state, Illinois and Virginia. He was also the Walton Men's Lacrosse Head Coach during 2004 and 2005. He began coaching JV Girls Soccer in 2006. Coach Bellus is a native of the Buffalo, NY area. He graduated from Bishop Timon High School where he played football and was a member of the swimming team. Bill holds a B.S. degree from Georgia State.
Women's Varsity Head Coach - Sharon Loughran    Send email
Sharon LoughranCoach Sharon Loughran has a BS in Education/Biology from Virginia Tech. Coach Loughran is a well established coach with the following honors: Coached team ranked Nationally as 7th in 1991 and 3rd in 1993, 1991 and 1993 State Champion, 1992 GA Athletic Coaches Association "Coach of the Year", USSF 'A' National License, NSCAA Advanced National License, GSSA State Adult Amateur Coach; Over a decade as Olympic Development Program Select Coach, Region 3 Staff Coach U.S. Soccer, NSCAA ANSCAA All American Chairman for State of Georgia.
Men's Junior Varsity Head Coach - Ty Vernon    Send email
Ty VernonCoach Vernon is a teacher and coach at Walton. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2006 and a Master's Degree from Mercer University in 2011. This is Coach Vernon's 4th year coaching high school soccer. Coach Vernon played for 27 years and grew up playing in the Cobb area. He is very excited to be a part of the Walton coaching staff.
Women's Junior Varsity Head Coach - Teagrin Bowers    Send email
Teagrin BowersCoach Bowers has been a licensed soccer coach in the US for 18+ years. She has played soccer for 24+ years which included the University of South Florida and internationally in Lecce, Italy vs the national Luxembourg team. Teagrin teaches math at Walton High School. She has a bachelor’s degree from Univ of South Florida (2007) and two master’s degrees from the American College of Education (2013) in Curriculum Instruction and Educational Leadership. Her honors/awards include: (Wheeler) High School Athlete of the Week, 4x Var letter, Most Improved Var Soccer Player, Most Valuable Offensive Player, Capt. Var Soccer Team, State of GA Select Soccer Team-2003.
Goal Keeper Coach - Mun Young Yi
Mun Young YiMun Young Yi is our Walton Soccer Goalkeeper coach as well as the Goalkeeper Director for the Cherokee Impact Select Academy and Recreational Programs. Coach Mun was born in South Korea and played on the South Korean National Team for four years. He also played professional soccer for eleven years for clubs in South Korea and the United States. Coach Mun was the goalkeeper for the Atlanta Ruckus and Silverbacks for four years. Coach Mun coached at Tophat Soccer Club after his playing career. He also served as a goalkeeper coach for Druid Hills High School for three years. Currently he is involved as the goalkeeper coach for the Georgia Olympic Development Program (ODP). In that role he works closely with interim DOC for CSA Impact, Alex Pama, who is the head coach for the GA 1998 ODP girls.