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Coaching Staff

Janet Albert - Owner/Director of Coaching

Janet Albert, Director of Advantage Soccer Academy (founded in 2003).  Janet brings 23 years of soccer coaching and development including 5 years of women's soccer coaching at Warren Township High school in Gurnee, IL, and 4 years of coaching at the nationally ranked club, Sockers FC Chicago. Janet has a USSF National Youth coaching license coupled with a USSF National C license. Janet is the former Director of Coaching for the Inner City Youth Program which is run by the IYSA. She has been an Olympic Development Coach (ODP) from 2004-2013. Janet has aided in the development of several state, regional and national ODP players as well as FIRE ACADEMY PLAYERS and has had been apart of the Regional II ODP Staff in the past.  In 2012, Janet founded Honor Soccer Club which became the North Division of Eclipse Elite Soccer Club providing excellent technical developmental player progression in the travel soccer arena.  Janet has now moved on to full time training athletes to achieve a higher standard in the sport of soccer and futsal. Janet also served as an assistant coach for the WPSL team Milwaukee Torrent. 


Teagon Albert -Trainer & Administrative Director 

Teagon is continuing her soccer career at Olivet Nazarene University. Teagon has an Elementary Education degree with a minor in Spanish and ESL. She has an amazing passion for teaching and uses those skills to patiently coach and mentor athletes. Teagon is a very good technical trainer. Her own hard work and dedication brought her up to college level of play after rejoining the sport of soccer at age 14 after incurring career ending injuries as a pre-elite gymnast. Teagon played semi-professional soccer in 2019 for the WPSL team Milwaukee Torrent and 4 years at Olivet Nazarene University. Teagon graduated from ONU May 2022 and has aspirations to play professional soccer in the future after completing her Master's Degree.


Korbin Albert -Trainer

Korbin has just finished her freshman on the women's soccer team at Notre Dame University. Korbin has been coaching for Advantage since she was 12 and now is one of our most technically advanced trainers. She has participated in 3v3 tournaments since childhood, and has won numerous national champion titles. Korbin was apart of the U16 women's US National Team and has had many more appearances since then. She also played on the women's US Futsal National Team for many years. Along side her sister Teagon, Korbin also semi-professional soccer in 2019 for the WPSL team Milwaukee Torrent. Last summer (2021) Korbin played for the Chicago Red Stars Reserve team and will be playing for WPSL team Cleveland Ambassadors this summer (2022). 

Ella Richards- Trainer

Ella is the newest coach in our program but has been an Advantage athlete since she was a U8. She just finished her freshman year at D1 Boston College where she received recognition for her skill and goal scoring abilities. Ella is upbeat, enthusiastic, and very knowledgeable when it comes to soccer. Her positive attitude makes her an excellent coach/role model on and off the field. We are excited to have such an amazing athlete coaching will us this summer.


Advantage Soccer Academy

33291 N Greentree Rd 
Grayslake, Illinois 60030
Phone : 847-847-6906
Email : [email protected]
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