Meet Our

Rising FORCE Academy


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RFA Director

K-Lee Haynes

K-Lee comes to our program with seven years of coaching experience and 24 years of player experience. She coaches with Kitsap Alliance and plays for the Oly-Pen FORCE women's team. She has her National D license. After four years with the RFA program, she is excited to oversee it from the administrative level. Outside of soccer, K-Lee teaches Spanish at Peninsula High School.


RFA Lead Coach

Mackenzie Palau

Mackenzie plays for the Oly-Pen FORCE women's team. She has played soccer for 19 years and is excited to bring her experience as a player to the pitch as a coach. She has a bachelor's in Elementary Education as well as a major in Special Education. Her background in education is an asset on the pitch as she works to motivate and engage young players.

RFA Coach

Bill Conley

Bill coaches the C-team for Lady Wolves soccer at South Kitsap High School. Bill has been with our RFA program for a year and is eager to share his passion for soccer with youth players. Outside of RFA, Bill teaches science at South Kitsap and enjoys watching Arsenal FC.


RFA Lead Coach

Bryan Weathington

Bryan is our Advanced Class coach. Bryan has been playing soccer for 20 years and currently plays with the Oly-Pen FORCE Men's indoor team. He has been coaching with our RFA program for four years, and also coaches at Harbor Soccer Club. Outside of soccer, Bryan is a Nuclear Electrician with the shipyard. 

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RFA Lead Coach

Abby Olson

Abby comes to us with 22 years of player experience and currently plays for the Oly-Pen FORCE women's indoor and outdoor teams. She is new to our program this year, and she's shown to be a strong leader and a fun educator. You can catch Abby around the center playing in the competitive leagues or working in the cafe. 

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RFA Coach

Riley Cooper

Riley is new to our RFA program this year and has proven to be a quick learner. He's eagerly taken on our youngest players (18mos-36mos) and has become a player and parent favorite. His outgoing and silly personality gives him success on the field. 

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RFA Coach

Josh Lee

Josh is new to our RFA program this year, but not to working with kids. Josh currently works at the Bremerton naval base Infant & Toddler Center as the assistant director. He's played soccer 8 years and is excited to develop his coaching skills with our program.

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RFA Assistant Coach

Keanu Martin

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RFA Coach

Logan Hitchcock

Logan has recently come back to RFA from taking two years off. She has worked with our program since she was 16 years old, and has grown tremendously as a coach. She is an exceptional leader on the field, and teaches with compassion and patience.

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RFA Assistant Coach

Airilyn McDonald