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Miki Djerisilo

Miki Djerisilo

Technical Director and Director of Coaching (DOC)

Phone: (816) 682-9969

2017/2018 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 99 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 02 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 03 Girls Green Team

Coaching License

  • National C License

Favorite Quote: “If you want it bad enough, you’ll find a way to make it happen.”

Coach Miki joined Plymouth Reign in 2006, and began shaping the club as the Technical Director of Coaching in 2008.  Miki was a professional player for over 21 years.  He began his career in Europe with the Serbian Youth National Team, moving onto Red Star (Division I), OFK Boegrad, FK Milicionar and Pescara Serbia B.  He then headed to the USA to play with Kansas City Comets, Orlando Sharks, Detroit Ignition, and Chicago Riot.  Miki is also a two-time member of the MISL All Star Team.  His vast coaching experience includes DOC of Kansas City KH MAC, Kansas City Futura, Michigan ODP, Varsity girls soccer coach at Plymouth Christian Academy, and Head Coach & Captain of the Serbian National Indoor Soccer Team.  Miki has been honored twice as High School Coach of the Year.


Worteh Sampson

Worteh Sampson

Director of Coaching (DOC)

Phone: (734) 968-6432

2017/2018 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 00 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 02 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 04 Boys Green Team

Coaching License

  • National C License

Favorite Quote: "Always help someone, you might be the only one who does." - Unknown  

Coach Sampson first played collegiate soccer at Schoolcraft College, helping the team to achieve several state, regional and national honors in 2001 & 2002.  He then received a grant to play at Madonna University, earning several individual honors at the University and Conference levels in 2003 & 2004, including All Region, All American and Player of the Year awards. Sampson began his professional soccer career with Detroit Ignition, moved on to Charlotte Eagles and then to Baltimore Blast. Sampson’s extensive coaching experience includes Boys Head JV/Varsity Assistant at Walled Lake Western High School, Assistant Men’s Soccer coach at Marygrove College, and Michigan ODP. He is currently the Head Women’s Soccer coach at Marygrove College.  Coach Sampson joined Plymouth Reign in 2008, and became DOC in 2015.


Annette Baker

Annette Baker

Phone: (734) 634-5227

2017/2018 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 07 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 08 Girls Green Team

Favorite Quote: ­­­­­­­­­­­ “I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.” – Mia Hamm

Coach Annette joined Plymouth Reign in 2015.  She gained her experience in the local clubs, playing for Plymouth Lightning, Novi Jaguars, and Plymouth Reign.  She continued her career at Plymouth Christian Academy, and went on to play at the collegiate level at Indiana Wesleyan University and Madonna University.  In addition to her duties at Reign, Coach Annette is the Varsity Girls’ Soccer coach at Plymouth Christian Academy.


Nik Djokic

Nik Djokic

Phone: (248) 228-7836

2017/2018 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 04 Boys White Team
  • Reign 05 Boys White Team
  • Reign 06 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 07 Boys Green Team

Coaching License

  • National E License

Favorite Quote: “The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” - Pele

Coach Nik got his start in the area playing for the Michigan Wolves at the youth level, and was a member of the US Youth Regional and National pool team. He was named Michigan High School All State 1st Team and was a Dream Team selection.  Nik’s playing experience continued at Lindsey Wilson College, where he was an NAIA All-American selection, and as a member of the Albania U21 National Team.  Nik has also played for Michigan Bucks, Detroit Ignition, Cincinnati Kings, and was on trial with Mainz ’05 of the German Bundesliga 1st Division. He is currently a member of a professional indoor soccer team.  Coach Nik joined Plymouth Reign in 2014, and was honored with the Positive Coaching Award for 2015.


Cristian "Danny" Dragoi

Cristian "Danny" Dragoi

Phone: 734-788-1346

2017/2018 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 06 Boys White Team
  • Reign 08 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 08 Boys White Team
  • Reign 09 Boys Green Team

Coaching License

  • National F License

Favorite Quote:  "Soccer is a very simple game played with the mind not the body"

Coach Danny has been coaching in the US and Europe for several years. Prior to joining Plymouth Reign in 2016, he played in Europe for Italian Serie C (A.S. Verese Calcio) and Albanian Serie A (F.K. Kastrioti, F.K. Vllaznia, F.K. KUKESI).  In the US, he was awarded St. John's University Division 1 Big East Player, and was a member of the Professional Indoor Soccer Arena League.  Coach Danny currently plays for the Detroit City FC and Oakland County FC.  


Yao Kra

Yao Kra

Phone: (313) 996-9448

2017/2018 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 00/99 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 03 Boys White Team
  • Reign 04 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 06 Girls Green Team

Coaching License

  • National D License

Favorite Quote: “All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and somebody who believes in them.”

Coach Yao joined Plymouth Reign in 2001, while playing for the men’s soccer program at Schoolcraft College.  During Yao’s time there, his team was 1st Place in Michigan, Midwest Champions, and finished in 3rd place of the National Division 1 (NJCAA) Final Tournament.  In addition to his college playing experience, Yao was a team member of PASL Detroit WAZA, and a practice player with Detroit Ignition.  His coaching experience includes Harrison High School and Marygrove College Women’s Assistant Coach, and Coach Yao is currently Marygrove College Men’s Assistant Coach.


Glenn Liguori

Glenn Liguori

Goalkeeper Director

Phone: 734-646-5581

Coaching Licenses

  • National D License
  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Level III
  • MHSAA Certified Masters Elite Coach
  • NFHS Certified Interscholastic Coach (CIC)

Favorite Quote: “If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?”      – John Wooden

Coach Glenn joined Plymouth Reign in 2001 as a team coach.  He has spent time coaching locally at Plymouth High School, acting as Head Coach for JV Boys and Girls, Assistant Coach for Varsity Boys, and the Goalkeeping Coach.  Glenn is responsible for the club’s goalkeeper training, and is also a past Plymouth Reign Soccer Club President.  


Ryan "Jamaica" Montague

Ryan "Jamaica" Montague

Phone: (734) 233-4060

2017/2018 Coaching Assignment

  • Reign 01 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 10 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 06 Girls White Team

Coaching License

  • National D License

Favorite Quote: ­­­­­­­­“­­Discipline is the road to success.”

Coach Jamaica came to the US in 2000 from the small parish of St Mary, Jamaica, W.I.  His collegiate career started successfully at Schoolcraft College, with his team taking 1st Place in Michigan, Midwest Champions, and 3rd place in the National Division 1 (NJCAA) Final Tournament.  Jamaica then transferred to Madonna University where he received recognition as WHAC All-Conference, NAIA All-Region, and NAIA All-American.  Jamaica continued his playing experience with Windsor Border Stars, Detroit WAZA in the PASL league, as a practice player with Detroit Ignition, Lauderhill Lions in the CASA league, and the Michigan Bucks.  Coach Jamaica joined Plymouth Reign in 2008.


Andrea Palmer

Andrea Palmer

Phone: (734) 589-0026

2017/2018 Coaching Assignment

  • Reign 09 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 07 Girls White Team

Coaching License

  • National F License

Favorite Quote: ­­­­­­­­­­­ “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." -Tim Notke

Coach Andrea’s soccer career began with Michigan Hawks and Canton High School, where she was a 4-year Varsity player.  Her collegiate experience includes Central Michigan University and Madonna University.  She was personally recognized with WHAC Defensive Player of the Year, All-WHAC Honorable Mention and First Team honors, NAIA Region VIII First Team, as well as NAIA All-American Scholar Athlete during her time at Madonna.  Coach Andrea joined Plymouth Reign in 2015 and is currently the Canton High School Girls Freshman Soccer coach.


Sara Schafer

Sara Schafer

Phone: (734) 634-4865

2017/2018 Coaching Assignment

  • Reign 03 Girls White Team
  • Reign 04 Girls White Team
  • Reign 08 Girls White Team

Coaching License

  • National D License

Favorite Quote: ­­­­­­­­­­­ “We win as a team, we lose as a team, we work together as a team. Not a single player defines our team.”

Coach Sara joined Plymouth Reign in 2008.  She started out locally with Michigan Hawks, participated in the Olympic Development Program, and played Varsity at Salem High School.  Sara played with University of Detroit Mercy at the collegiate level, and continued playing in the GLWSL Premier Division with Michigan Hawks and currently with Borrachos.  She was also a member of the Michigan Hawks USASA Veterans Cup National Tournament Team.  Sara’s coaching experience encompasses recreational teams for Plymouth, as well as Michigan Hawks, and Assistant Coach for the Varsity Girls Soccer team at Divine Child High School.  She was named District Coach of the Year for 2012, and MIAC-Red Coach of the Year for 2012, 2013 and 2014.  Coach Sara currently coaches the Varsity Girls Soccer team at Lutheran High Westland and is the Volunteer Coordinator for Soccerfest - Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Kicks for Cancer.


Zach Wilkes

Zach Wilkes

Phone: (313) 443-1070

2017/2018 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 01 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 03 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 05 Boys Green Team

Coaching Licenses

  • National D License
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma

Favorite Quote: ­­­­­­­­­­­“In football, the worst blindness is only seeing the ball.” – Nelson Falcão Rodrigues

Coach Zach’s playing experience began with Michigan Wolves, and continued at Madonna University. He began his professional career with Detroit Ignition and moved on to Baltimore Blast. Zach is currently the head coach of Ladywood High School Girl's soccer team and assistant coach of Marygrove College Men's soccer team. Coach Zach joined Plymouth Reign in 2007.