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Development Academy Staff
  • Ken Applegate Coach

    Ken is a Pennsylvania native where he graduated from Garden Spot High School in (97’).  Ken is a two-time EYSA / ODP second team selection in 1996 and 1997.  He played collegiately at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia (00’-03’). 


    Ken traveled abroad to England and Scotland during the summer of ’94 for a short stint with an English academy program, playing in Edinburgh, Grangemouth, Southport and London.  


    Ken is the fortunate husband of wife Korynn and proud father of his five wonderful children, Keegynn, Kaleb, Kendall, Kooper and Kenzington.


    Coaching Licenses: 


    Ken has gained his United States Soccer Federation (USSF) National E and D License, and his NSCAA National Diploma.


    Coaching Achievements: 


    Ken has been Coaching for 6 years.  He has concentrated on the development of pre-competitive and first year competitive teams, focusing on the technical and tactical fundamentals of the game; building and preparing young athletes for the ensuing commitment to the sport of soccer.


    Ken was awarded the Girls Competitive Coach of the Year in 2016 by Alaska Youth Soccer.


    Ken has had the privilege to coach alongside several established coaches in the state, including work with CISC’s Elite Academy Program.

    Ken is well versed in the Cook Inlet Soccer Club Developmental Philosophy and its processes. The wealth of experience he brings to the pitch, in technical, tactical, physical and psychological aspects will enhance the players he works with in their ability to train and learn at the highest levels.

    (907) 344-7529 (cell)

  • Meritone Sadiku Coach

    Tony has been coaching with Cook Inlet Soccer Club for one year. He is originally from Kichevo, Macedonia where he played professionally at FC Nadpredok - 1st Division and FC Vllazrimi - 2nd Division

    He brings a wealth of experience of over 25+ years in the game and enjoys sharing his playing experiences with the players he coaches and in the coaching sessions he is involved with.


    (907) 344-7529 (work)

  • Rich Bailey Coach

    Rich is born and raised in Alaska, and is a USSF National E-licensed coach; he played competitive soccer for Cook Inlet SC, Northern Lights Soccer Club, and AK United FC as well as participating in Alaska’s ODP program. 

    Rich was a starter for Bartlett High School’s varsity soccer team. After graduation, Rich joined and served six decorated years in the United States Coast Guard before finishing his Engineering Degree at UAA. 


    Since the Fall of 2016, Rich has been a full time coach for Cook Inlet teams in our Developmental Academy.   

    (907) 344-7529 (work)

  • Dylan Faber Goalkeeper Coach & Head Coach

    Dylan was born and raised in Anchorage Alaska and has more than 13 years of goalkeeping experience. He began his playing career at Cook Inlet Soccer Club and continued playing for local clubs up until high school. Dylan played a year of varsity soccer for West Anchorage High School, where he led the school to a Cook Inlet Conference League Championship, a Regional Final and the State Final. During that season, Dylan was named to the First Team All-Conference. 

    Following a year at West Anchorage High School, Dylan attended an international residential soccer academy at Darlington School in Rome, Georgia. While there, Dylan traveled throughout the states to many of the country’s elite tournaments, played in multiple tournaments overseas, visited over 40 college campuses, and guest played for Atlanta Fire’s Developmental Academy team. 

    Upon graduating high school, Dylan played NCAA Div. I Soccer for Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. While there, Dylan helped the team to a conference championship and reach the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Dylan was also named Northeastern University’s Student Athlete of the Year for 2015. During the summers, Dylan played semi-professionally in the PDL/USL league for the North Sound Sea Wolves based out of Edmonds, Washington and in the NPSL league for Georgia Revolution F.C.  

    In addition to over 13 years of goal keeping experience, Dylan has been coaching goal keepers for more than 5 years and was the Goalkeeping Camp Director for No. 1 Soccer Camp’s Georgia location. In addition to coaching at camps, Dylan has also coached goalkeeping for F.C. Bolts, the largest club in New England, and has coached private sessions for young goal keepers in the past. 


    Dylan began coaching goal keepers for Cook Inlet Soccer Club in 2015. 

    (907) 344-7529 (cell)