Kevin DeStefano, Head Coach @ Conway HS, D License (2 teams)
Sabelo Hlongwane, former Director @ Rush, D License
Thabo Masoga, Coach CBC, D License
Steven Laster, Coach @LR Central, D License
Alex Burgess, Girls Director, C License
Hewlett Huggins, C License
Dylan Waugh, D License (2 teams)
Derek Nichols, Head Coach UCA (2 teams)
Brittany Axford, Technical Director, A License
Brandon Hom, D License
Dimi Chagnon, D License
Jeff Trimble, Head Coach Hendrix
David Potter, D License (2 teams)
Erick Solberg, Coach @ UAPB
Michael Beyto, E License




Justin Hawkins, North Director, B License
Rick Friday, Head Coach @Bryant HS, C License
Ryan Lawrence, Head Coach @ Catholic High, C License (2 teams)
Sean Dunbar, A License (2 teams)
Thomas Wallace, E License
Dylan Waugh, D License (2 teams)
Michael Miguet, D License
John Hablitz, C License (2 teams)
Itayi Pondwa, D License (2 teams)
Sam Tamo, Grass Roots
Chuy Mendez, Grass Roots
Jaime Gonzalez, D License




Brittany Axford
Technical Director
501.868-.1212 (o) 
501.258.1509 (c)



Alex Burgess
Girls Director
501.868.1212 (o)
501.658.1466 (c)




About Arkansas Rising


The purpose of Arkansas Rising is about players playing at the appropriate level to enhance their individual player development instead of just forming teams.  We believe that the overall level of training will improve, therefore creating a more challenging playing environment for each player, regardless of their placement within the club.  Research shows that when a player is placed at the appropriate level, their opportunity for growth will 'rise'.  This partnership expands our talent and the depth created will lead to more accurate player placement thus allowing more room for individual players to grow from within the organization. 

Contact Us

Contact Info

Arkansas Rising Soccer Club
Phone: 501-603-9880