LIGHTNING (03G)

Ashley Habbel
Ashley
Habbel
HEAD COACH
Phone: 610-715-4787
John Kernen
John
Kernen
ASSISTANT COACH / TEAM MANAGER
Phone: 267-500-3977Entering  the Spring 2018 Season as the 3rd ranked team in PAE and 28th in Region 1 gotsoccer rankings.

2017 Accomplishments (click links for details)

  • EDP D1 3rd place finish
  • Recent Tournaments:
    1. Spirit United Kickoff Classic – Premier Elite level tournament – Platinum division – Semi Finalists
  1. Bethesda Premier tournament– Premier Elite level tournament – Patriot
  2. WAGS – Premier Elite tournament- A Flight- Semi finalists
  3. DELCO Players Cup – Premier Elite level tournament – Premiere flight – Semifinalists
  4. FC Europa Turf Cup – Gold level Tournament – championship  flight
  5. Jefferson Cup- Premier Elite tournament- Semi Finalits

LIGHTNING 2003 GIRLS PROGRAM

The Lightning’s  2003 2018/19 Girls Program will include the following:

  • League –  Spring EDP and/or Eastern Regional League.
  • NCS State Cup
  • Tournaments– the Lightning will participate in the following tournaments  including but not limited to:
    • WAGS (DC area, 2018)
    • Delco Players Cup (PA, 2018/19)
    • Bethesda Premiere Cup (Maryland, 2018)
    • Jefferson Cup (Virginia, 2018/19)
    • EDP Spring Showcase (New Jersey, 2018)

MEET OUR COACH

The coach of the Lightning is Ashley Habbel. She is one of the most accomplished female players in the area.

As the all-time scoring leader at Phoenixville HS, Ashley compiled multiple achievements including Regional ALL-American, two time All-State player, two time South Eastern PA forward, three time all PAC 10 forward, and PAC 10 MVP.

Ashley played Division 1 college soccer at the University of Pittsburgh were she was a two time captain. She led the Panthers in scoring 3 out of 4 years and broke Pitt’s all-time scoring record. She still holds Pitt’s record for game winning goals.

Ashley is a NSCAA licensed coach. Her coaching experience includes

  • assistant coach of the Phoenixville HS Girls Varsity team
  • head coach of Phoenixville HS Girls JV team
  • coaching staff – Army West Point girl’s summer camps

Beyond her soccer background and accomplishments she is a school teacher in the Plymouth Whitemarsh school district. She is a fantastic role model for young female athletes and the Lightning are proud to have her as their coach.