ABYSA Recreation Staff 

Gary Tittle

ABYSA Recreation Administrator
828.299.7277 ext 305

Shane Weems

ABYSA Recreation Director of Coaching and Player Development
ABYSA FUNdamentals Soccer Camp Director
HFC Staff Coach
828.299.7277 ext 304

About Coach Weems

Coaching Credentials and Experience

  • USSF "A" Coaching License (2012)
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma (2013)
  • USSF National Youth License (2004)
  • Former Assistant Coach for UNC Asheville Mens Soccer team (2010-2015)
  • ABYSA / HFC Classic Coaching Staff (2000-2014) – U11 thru U18 teams
  • ABYSA Recreation Director of Coaching (2004-Present)
  • ABYSA / HFC Future Stars Development Program, Director (2006-Present)
  • ABYSA / HFC Academy Staff (2009-2011)
  • NCYSA Coaching Education Staff (2006-2010)
  • NCYSA ODP Staff Coach (2006-present)
  • NCYSA Recreation Council (2006-present)


Playing Experience:

  • Played professionally for the Charleson Battery (USISL) 94 and 95, Hampton Roads Mariners 96 (USISL), and the Atlanta Magic 94/95 (USISL Indoor), and had a short stint with the Tobago Pros in Scarborough,Tobago in 94.
  • Played center midfield for NCAA Division I College of Charleston (1990-94) captaining the team during his Jr. and Sr. seasons while receiveing All-Conference and All-South honors. While at CofC, Shane also received the "Gloucos Diementino Award" for excellence in attitude while playing for the Cougars.
  • As a youth, Shane’s club team ASA Mustangs 72 (Atlanta, Ga) won 4 Georgia State Championships advancing to USYSA Region III Championship final four twice and was a finalist  losing to the North Texas Longhorns in 88’.
  • An All-State and All-County selection in HS playing for Central Gwinnett HS in Lawerenceville, Ga.
  • Member of the Georgia ODP team throughout his youth, earning a spot on the Region team and representing Region 3 at National Camp in 1986.
  • Toured Europe for 36 days with Teams USA at age 15 playing in the Gothia Cup (Sweden), the Dana Cup (Denmark) and the Holland Cup (Holland).