Michael Collins

Technical Director OC Nomads

   Michael Collins, Technical Director OC Nomads / Coaching:  BU10, GU11, and GU15

Phone:  (949) 510-4306          E-mail: michael@nomadssoccer.org

Having played professionally, both indoor and outdoor, Michael Collins brings several years of experience to the Nomad soccer organization. With his extensive coaching background, those training under his direction gain the necessary skills that can lead to college scholarships. To read more about Collins' background and career, see below or Return to OC Nomads homepage.


Michael grew up in Hicksville, New York, where he played on the Hicksville Americans youth club.  In 1979, the Americans went to the McGuire Cup final.  Collins also played soccer at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in West Islip, New York.  Following his graduation of St. John's in 1979, he spent the fall semester playing college soccer at Mercy College before turning professional.


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Playing Experience:

Coaching Experience

Played soccer professionally both indoor and outdoor from 1980 - 1997

Coaching since 1977


  • Two Time ASL All Star

  • Two Time MISL All Star



  • Two Time CISL All Star

  • USL All Star


1977 B U12 Hicksville American Soccer club

1980 U.S. U20 National Team

1988 – 1989 US National Team


1978 BU13, GU12 HASC

1989 – 1993 Michael Collins Professional Touch Soccer Camps Founder and Director

1980 New York United ASL Outdoor

1987-1988 New York Express MISL Indoor

1979 BU14, GU13, BU19 HASC

1980 Atlanta Chiefs NASL Indoor

1988-1989 Los Angeles Lazers MISL Indoor

1980 Hicksville High School Boys Varsity

1996 – 1997 Sacramento Knights/Professional Touch Soccer Camps, Camp Director and Head Coach

1981 New York United ASL Outdoor

1989-1990 St. Louis Storm MISL Indoor

1981 High School Boys Varsity

1981-1982 New York Arrows

MISL Indoor League Champions

1990-1991 San Diego Sockers

MISL Indoor League Champions

1983 BU17, GU16 HASC

1997 BU17, GU14 Beach Rockers

1982 New York Arrows MISL Indoor

1991-1992 F.C. Grasshoppers Swiss 1st Division

1984 BU19, BU17 HASC

1998 BU17 Beach CSL State Cup Finalist

1983 Penn Stoners ASL Outdoor

1991-1993 Milwaukee Wave NPSL Indoor

1985 BU19, GU19 HASC

1998 – 1999 BU17 Beach Cosmo Cup Champion

1983-1984 New York Arrows MISL Indoor

1994 Milwaukee Rampage USISL Outdoor

1986 BU12, Baltimore Spirit

1984 New York Nationals USL Outdoor

1994-1995 Buffalo Blizzard NPSL Indoor

1987 Los Angeles Soccer Camp Director

1997 – 2000 WCFC Boys Olders Director

1984-1985 New York Arrows MISL Indoor

1995 Seattle Seadogs CISL Indoor

1988 GU13 Conejo Valley United Soccer Club

2000 – 2002 Cost Soccer League Teams Coached GU13, GU14, GU15, GU17, GU19,

1985 New York Nationals USL Outdoor

1996 Sacramento Knights CISL Indoor

1985-1987 Baltimore Blast MISL Indoor

1997 Buffalo Blizzard NPSL Indoor

1989 – 1993 BU13, BU19, GU12, GU13, GU16, GU19, Las Virgenes Soccer Club

2000 – 2002 Cost Soccer League Teams Coached GU13, GU14, GU15, GU17, GU19, BU12, BU15, BU19

1987 U.S. Men's National Team

1997 Detroit Safari CISL Indoor