Academy Staff

Ancient City Soccer Club strives to offer the highest level of training and in-game experiences for our Academy teams through our Club Curriculum and the excellent coaches and instructors.  Academy coaches are chosen based on their playing experience, coaching experience, coaching licenses, and their personality. 

Casey O'Linn - Executive Director/Boys Academy Director

Playing Experience

Casey began playing soccer at the age of six.  He played high school and club soccer in Columbus, Ohio.  After college, Casey continued to play and manage a team in the Columbus Premier League, a top amateur league in the area.

Coaching Experience

Casey is a USSF National "C" licensed coach and has coached soccer for over 19 years.  He was Assistant coach to the 2002 Boys Division II State Champion team in Ohio, where he went on to be the head coach for two additional years.  In addition, he has coached his own kids in each of the leagues they have played in.  Casey started assisting with the Ancient City Boy's Soccer Academy in 2015 and took over as Director in 2017.  Casey is also the head coach of the St. Joseph Academy boy's soccer team. 


Casey received his MA in Sport and Exercise Management from Ohio State University in 2003.  He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA and a Certified Speed and Agility coach through Athletes Acceleration.  Casey, his wife, Brittan, and their five children moved from Ohio to St. Augustine in 2014 and love being a part of the Ancient City Soccer family.

Kailey (Goins) Gellerstedt - Girls Academy Director

Kailey Goins

Playing Experience
After playing youth soccer in St. Augustine, Kailey went on to be a top player with the Pedro Menendez Varsity team, and then on to Armstrong State University where she played for four years on their women's team.
Coaching Experience
Kailey holds a USSF "D" License and was a State ODP coach from 2014-2015 as well as an Academy coach for the Savannah Storm Soccer Club from 2014-2016.
Kailey holds a Master of Science in Sports Medicine and a Bachelor of Science in Human Performance and Fitness Management.  Her love for the game, passion for kids, and years of soccer experience makes her an excellent choice for our new Girls' Academy Director.

Becoming a Coach

If you are interested in coaching with Ancient City Soccer or the Academy, please contact Director, Casey O'Linn.