Founder, Owner & Coach
Founder and owner of Blackhawks FC, Coach Matt is a civil engineer and has been married for 25+ years. He has 3 sons who inspired the creation of this club. Coach Matt played club soccer growing up and made the varsity team in high school as a freshman. He has been coaching youth soccer since 2004 and retains a USSF "D" coaching license. In 2010, he established Blackhawks FC and has coached more than 2000 academy and competitive games. He teaches a possession-style of play and focuses on teaching his players the fundamentals of soccer; he believes the team which is the most fundamentally sound usually wins. He also believes sports and the game of soccer teach many life lessons: winning, losing, perseverance, respect, discipline, hard work, determination and teamwork. His teams have been league, division, tournament and state champions.
Asst. Coach & Goalie Coach
Coach Axel grew up playing soccer in Germany, learning to love the sport at a very early age. He has coached in Germany, Singapore, and in the United States. In the U.S., Coach Axel co-founded Manchester SC and served as Director of Coaching from 2005-2010, spent a year at Andromeda and then formed FC Bayern McKinney 97B. He took that team to Europe and won the prestigious San Marino Cup. He later joined Solar FC and coached teams. He joined with Blackhawks FC in 2018 and has been coaching and training the goalies to achieve success! Coach Axel's motto is "Coaching is much more than teaching soccer, it's teaching life lessons and preparing children for the future."
Stacy is the wife of Coach Matt Alexander. They have 3 boys - all very athletic and involved in soccer as well as other sports. She has been a huge support as Matt has been inspired to create this club. She is a CPA by trade and she handles all the financial accounts for all club members.
Located in McKinney, Texas. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org