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Miki Djerisilo

Miki Djerisilo

Technical Director and Director of Coaching (DOC)

Phone: (816) 682-9969

2019/2020 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 03 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 05 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 08 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 is currently the Assistant Coach for the Plymouth High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team.  Miki has been honored twice as High School Coach of the Year.


Worteh Sampson

Worteh Sampson

Boys Director of Coaching

Phone: (734) 968-6432

2019/2020 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 02 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 02 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 04 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 07 Girls Green Team

Coaching License

  • National B License (National A License Candidate June 2019)

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 Assistant Men’s Soccer coach at Marygrove College, Head Women’s Soccer coach at Marygrove College and Michigan Olympic Development Program (ODP). He is currently the head coach of the Ann Arbor Lumberjills in the WPSL and University of Michigan-Dearborn men’s soccer team. Coach Sampson joined Plymouth Reign in 2008, and became DOC in 2015.


Zach Wilkes

Zach Wilkes

Girls Director of Coaching

Phone: (313) 443-1070

2019/2020 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 03 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 04 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 06 Boys Green Team

Coaching Licenses

  • National C License
  • USC Premier Diploma
  • USC Goalkeeping Diploma

Favorite Quote: “When you're good at something, you'll tell everyone. When you're great at something, they'll tell you.” - Walter Payton

Coach Zach’s playing experience began as a club player with Michigan Wolves and continued to college at Madonna University. He began his professional career with Detroit Ignition and moved on to play for the Baltimore Blast. Zach is currently the co-head coach of the Ann Arbor Lumberjills and assistant coach of the University of Michigan Dearborn Men's Soccer team. Coach Zach joined Plymouth Reign in 2007 and became a DOC in 2018.   


Annette Baker

Annette Baker

Phone: (734) 634-5227

2019/2020 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 11 Girls Green Team

Coaching License

  • National E License

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.  Following college, she played for LCFC in the GLWL League and in 2018 played for the Ann Arbor Lumberjills in the WPSL.  In addition to her duties at Reign, Coach Annette is the Varsity Girls’ Soccer coach at Plymouth Christian Academy. She was named District Coach of the year in 2016 and 2017.


Nik Djokic

Nik Djokic

Phone: (248) 228-7836

2019/2020 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 08 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 11 Boys Green Team

Coaching License

  • National D 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.


Enis Dokovic

Enis Dokovic

Goalkeeper Coach, Coach

Phone: (248) 949-9680

2019/2020 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 12/13 Boys Green Team

Coaching License

  • Grassroots 7v7

Favorite Quote: "Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple."

Coach Enis joined Plymouth Reign in 2018 as a goalkeeper coach. Prior to joining Plymouth Reign, he played in multiple European leagues, including the Montengrin Premier League (F.K. Decic) and Albanian Super League (F.K. Vllaznia and F.K. Terbuni). During his long tenure, he was a member of multiple championship teams (2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2014-2015), and was awarded Goalkeeper of the Year (2014-2015).  Coach Enis currently plays for the Michigan Premier Soccer League’s Cedars FC


Cristian "Danny" Dragoi

Cristian "Danny" Dragoi

Phone: 734-788-1346

2019/2020 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 07 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 09 Boys Green Team
  • Reign 10 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

2019/2020 Coaching Assignments

  • Reign 05 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, Marygrove College Women’s Assistant Coach, and Marygrove College Men’s Assistant Coach.


Ryan "Jamaica" Montague

Ryan "Jamaica" Montague

Phone: (734) 233-4060

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

2019/2020 Coaching Assignment

  • Reign 09 Girls Green Team
  • Reign 10 Girls Green 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.  Andrea currently coaches the Canton Girls Freshman soccer team. Coach Andrea joined Plymouth Reign in 2015.


Matt Sarkesian

Matt Sarkesian

Phone: (734) 546-3980

2019/2020 Coaching Assignment

  • Reign 09 Boys Team

Coaching License

  • National Grassroots 7v7, 9v9, 11v11

Favorite Quote: ­­­­­­­­­­­ “You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.” - Lionel Messi

Coach Matt’s soccer career began with the Michigan Wolves and Vardar clubs. He was an Olympic Development Program (ODP) State and Regional pool player throughout his club career. Matt played at Plymouth Salem High School, where his team won a State Championship. He then went on to play at the University of Michigan. Among the different earned awards and victories he earned over the years, he is proudest of being named captain for most teams he has played for. Coach Matt has been coaching since 2008 and is proud to join the Plymouth Reign in 2019.


Sara Schafer

Sara Schafer

Phone: (734) 634-4865

2019/2020 Coaching Assignment

  • Reign 12/13 Girls Green 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 Soccer team at Lutheran High Westland, is working with the MSYSA Olympic Development Program (ODP) 101, volunteers and coaches at the soccer program at Vista Maria, and is the Volunteer Coordinator for Soccerfest - Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Kicks for Cancer.