Derek Williford

Derek Williford

 

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Biography:
  • USSF “C” License
  • Coach of 3 National Champions (2012-2014-2017)
  • Coach of 2 National Finalist team (2013-2015)
  • Coach of 7 Region II Championship teams, 2 Region II Finalist teams and 15 State Cup Champions
  • Coached 1 High School Division 2 State Championships (1998)
  • Coach of 1 Mr. Soccer (2003) and Jacob Peterson (Colorado Rapids MLS player)
  • Former Girls Varsity Head Coach at Birmingham Groves High School (1996-1999)
  • Wolves-Hawks Coach since 1991

Derek Williford grew up playing soccer in the Livonia area for local club teams. He was a member of the founding 1984 Vardar III team, previously called the Westside Kids. Derek played high school soccer at Livonia Stevenson. He attended Oakland University from 89-92, Derek captained the 92 squad that made the Final Four. He was a Division II, Collegiate All- American in 1992. He played professionally with the Detroit Neon in the CISL in 1994.

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