skip navigation

South Mississippi's Premier Select Soccer Program

Gulf Coast United Futbol Club

Founded in 2003, Gulf Coast United Futbol Club is dedicated to providing players of demonstrated ability the opportunity to compete successfully at the highest possible level of soccer by providing the most competitive environment for our athletes to develop as players while emphasizing discipline, sportsmanship and character. The club is dedicated to promoting the sport of soccer and to the development of players that want to compete at the highest level possible. The club will focus primarily on skill development and training by offering the best coaching available in the region.

Class of 2020

Sydney Salter University of South Alabama
Paige Palazzo University of West Florida
Edie Gage University of West Florida
Loren Winters East Central Community College
Seline Decoteau East Central Community College
Erin Clifford Pearl River Community College
Bailey Smith Pearl River Community College
Aubrie Edwards Pearl River Community College
Katie Havard Pearl River Community College
Sydney Spataro Pearl River Community College
Caragan Childs Jones College
Rafal Jakubowicz Pearl River Community College
Kayley Holloway Holmes Community College
Adam Holland Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Gabe Evans Meridian Community College
Caleb Self Holmes Community College
Marcel Hopson Holmes Community College
Joey Green Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
KJ Mack Jones College
Evann Buck Southwest Mississippi Community College
Additional signings TBA

Major Colleges that Gulf Coast United players have signed with:

Memphis University Northern Illinois University University of Mobile
University of Southern Mississippi Mississippi State University University of Mississippi
University of Alabama UAB Troy University
University of South Alabama William Carey University Belhaven
Southeastern Louisiana University University of Louisiana at Lafayette University of Louisiana at Monroe
Millsaps Mississippi College Delta State University
University of Alabama Birminham The W Birmingham Southern University
Springhill College University of West Florida

GCU News

In the Game Interview Series

By Coerver Coaching South 04/23/2020, 7:45pm CDT

Coach Dave Dresbach from Coerver Coaching interviews one our our players, Drew Anderson, about life in isolation and the tools to achieve her dreams.

Link to video:

2020/2021 coaching assignments

2013-2011 East Natalie Colle
2010 East Mike Martin
2009 East Natalie Colle
2013-2012 West Danny Patton
2010-2011 West Henrik Madsen/Angela McClure
2009 West Tanner Smith
2008 Chris Pryor
2007 Maggie Daniels
2006 Glenn Hopkins
2005 Chris Pryor
2004 Todd Moniz
2002/2003 Henrik Madsen

2020/2021 coaching assignments

2012/2013 East Gordon Waters
2011 East Pat Hayes
2010 East Steve Broussard
2009 East Jeff French
2012-2013 West Laddie Yusuf
2011 West Jesse Vincent
2010 West Jesse Vincent
2009 West Oleg Chichkanov/Shane Kowalksi
2008 Zach Villarrubia
2007 Drew Gallant/Steve Miller
2006 Carl Blundell/Steve Simkins
2005 Eric Kravette
2004 Donevin Esterhuizen
2002/2003 Oleg Chichkanov/Shane Kowalksi


Oleg Baleev Malcolm Smith Byron Clarke
Hillary Ladner Steve Kerns

Gulf Coast United Futbol Club has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely. On March 17, 2020, GCUFC received an update from US Club Soccer suspending all activities through April 12, 2020. This  suspension includes tournament play, scrimmages, practices/training, tryouts, team travel and large group meetings. GCUFC will suspend all activities until it is safe to resume play. GCUFC has every intention of resuming play when it is safe to do so. We appreciate your patience and understanding. We will continue to monitor this situation and will provide updates as new information becomes available. We look forward to seeing everyone out on the fields soon. 

Class of 2020 College Signings

Former GCU standout, Raul "Chino" Gonzalez, playing professional soccer with the Richmond Kickers.

Click here to donate to the Dominic Patton Memorial Fund:

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Ben Nelson Golf & Outdoor

Visit Website
Sponsored by Lott Law

Lott Law

Visit Website

Mailing address:

Gulf Coast United
PO Box 391, Gulfport, MS 39502