Savannah, Ga - The Savannah Clovers would like to welcome Garrett Menke as our new Head Coach. Garrett has over 14 years of coaching experience and will be a valuable member of our organization. Garrett holds a USSF and FA coaching license and worked under Coach Oscar Pareja during his stint at MLS side Colorado Rapids. Growing up in England, Garrett fell in love with the world's game. "I grew up next to some of the greats, Cantona, Beckham, Schmeichel, Johnson. From that point on I knew soccer would play a huge part in my life. I would either be playing at the highest level or coaching.". In addition to the Colorado Rapids, Garrett has also coached with the Colorado Storm, Colorado United, Silver Creek and Lutheran High School in Colorado. Locally, he's coached at Calvary Day School.
"We're happy to bring on Garrett as our Head Coach. His many years of experience and growth potential is something our club is intrigued by. We know Garrett will do a his best to field a talented squad and display an exciting playing style." - Brian Sykes, Club President.
ABOUT SAVANNAH CLOVERS: DERIVED FROM FIRST CITY SUPPORTERS, SAVANNAH CLOVERS FOOTBALL CLUB WAS FOUNDED ON JUNE 23, 2016 AS AN AMATEUR SOCCER CLUB. OPERATING AS A NON-PROFIT, WE HOPE TO ENGAGE PLAYERS, FANS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES IN AN EFFORT TO GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY. IN SPRING OF 2018, THE SAVANNAH CLOVERS WILL COMPETE IN THE NEWLY FORMED UPSL SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE. FORMED IN 2011, THE UPSL IS A SANCTIONED 5TH DIVISION SOCCER LEAGUE. Click here for Savannah Clovers Season Tickets.
ABOUT THE UNITED PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 140-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards. UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).