Coaching Staff 

Staff Introduction

Jason Ahonen, Head Coach

Coach Ahonen is entering his 10th year as the Head Coach at WTHS. During Coach Ahonen’s tenure at WTHS, he has lead the Blue Devils to an overall record of 133-53-35, back to back state finals appearances and a State Championship in 2012. During his time at WTHS 12 players have signed Division 1 scholarships and many others have played at the collegiate level. 

- Physical Education Teacher at Woodland Intermediate School, 2002-Present
- Sophomore Boys' Head Soccer Coach at WTHS, 2005-2007
- Head Boys' JV Soccer Coach at Zion-Benton Township H.S. 2002-2004
- Played Collegiate Soccer at Carthage College, Kenosha, Wi 1999
- Played Collegiate Soccer at College of Lake County 1997-1998
- CLC All Conference, All Regional and All-State 1998
- Bachelor's Degree - Carthage College, C'03
- Master's Degree - Saint Xavier University, C'07
National E License
- Jason and his wife Cyranda are the proud parents of three children:
  Lucas, Logan and Lauren

Doogie Clark, Assistant Coach

Born in Scotland, Doogie has played professionally in 5 countries and been involved in training youth clubs for many years. He also serves as a personal trainer for many high school and college players preparing to improve their game for the next level. Doogie is the director of training for the WTHS Boys Soccer Program. During his 14 years as an assistant at WTHS Doogie has been a part of 4 state finalist teams and has been instrumental in the programs growth.

- Professioal Soccer Trainer,
- National D License.
- Assistant Varsity Boys' Coach at WTHS, 14th year.
- Assistant Varsity Girls' Coach at WTHS, 13th year.
- Warren United Club Trainer all levels.
- MLS Soccer Camps Coordinator.
- Crystal Lake Force Club Trainer all levels.
- Community Service Award (Gurnee)
- Associates Degree at Telford College Scotland.
- Played Semi Pro,
- Villainess (France)
- Mons (Belgium)
- Limassol (Cyprus)
- Tynecastle  Junior Boys Club (Scotland)
- Cambeltown Junior  Boys Club (Scotland)
- Halbeath   Junior Boys Club (Scotland)
- Dougie and Freda are proud parents of Kyle and Kelsie. 
- Hobbies are  Golfing and more Golfing.
- Favorite Team. Glasgow Rangers.

Joe Jordan, Assistant Coach

Reserve/JV Head Coach

Rich Armour, Assistant Coach


  • Massapequa (Long Island), New York


  • USSF National D License

Coaching Experience:

  • Warren United SC
  • Two years Boys Varsity Coach, Waukegan, IL
  • Co. Director of Training at Northwestern College
  • Four years as Girls Varsity coach Farmingdale (Long Island, NY)
  • Two years Assistant Coach Empire State Select Long Island team
  • Ten years volunteer coach Warren High School


  • Favorite international team is Manchester United
  • Favorite players, Richie, Michael and Kelsey Armour
  • Favorite US soccer team - Parkside Rangers

Mark Steinlein, Assistant Coach

Kerry Eddy, Assistant Coach