Boys' Team Coaches


Pete Wood

Director of Coaching

Pete is the OBGC Director of Coaching. He has coached in the Olney area/at OBGC for over 25 years, during which time he has coached every age group from U8 to U19. Pete's coaching highlights include: 6 State Cup Championships; 2 Regional titles; and 1 National League title. Pete has led the current 2001 Rangers to the USYS National Championships for the past 2 years. He has won numerous high level tournaments over the years. During his tenure, Pete has developed many Division 1 college players, some of whom went on to play professionally.

Pete holds a UEFA "B" and USSF "C" License. He was selected as the 2006 MSYSA Coach of the Year. Pete is a Soccer Camp Director for MLS Soccer Camps.

  • 2001 OBGC Rangers - Region 1 (Blue)

  • 2008 OBGC Rangers - NCSL


Alan Pringle

U8 Developmental Academy Program Coordinator

Alan is a former professional soccer player for Sheffield Wednesday from 1994 - 1998. Alan oversees the U8 Developmental Academy at OBGC for our youngest players (3 - 8 years old). Alan is USSF qualified & licensed and has worked with many top level travel teams within OBGC over the past 15 years.

  • 2002 OBGC Rangers - NCSL (Assistant Coach)

  • 2005 OBGC Rangers - NCSL

  • 2013 OBGC Select Academy Rangers

  • U8 Developmental Academy


Darren Beesley


Darren played professional soccer for Rotherham United, Kilmarnock, and Airdrie FC. He holds UEFA A, USSF A, and USSF Youth coaching licenses.

  • 2006 OBGC Rangers - EDP (Blue) and NCSL (White + Red)

  • 2010 OBGC Rangers - CMSSL/OBSL

  • U8 Developmental Academy


Gavin Dodd


Gavin holds USSF C National Youth License, NCAA Advanced Regional Diploma, and is an English FA licensed coach. Gavin joined the OBGC coaching staff in 2009.

  • 2004 OBGC Rangers - EDP (Blue) and NCSL (White)

  • 2007 OBGC Rangers - EDP (Blue) and NCSL (White)

  • U8 Developmental Academy


Alex Burke


Alex is a former Scottish Premier League player. He joined the OBGC coaching staff in 2014. Alex holds a UEFA B license. 

  • 2002/2003 OBGC Rangers - EDP (Blue)

  • 2009 OBGC Rangers (NCSL)

  • 2011 OBGC Rangers - CMSSL/OBSL

  • 2012 OBGC Rangers - CMSSL/OBSL

  • U8 Developmental Academy