LFSA Coaching Staff

Oktay Akgun 
Director of Coaching
  • Illinois Girls’ Coach of the Year (IYSA) 2006
  • US Olympic Development Program (ODP) Regional Coach
  • USSF A license, USSF National Youth license
  • Oversees the trainers/coaches, works with the LFSA Board to develop the best training program possible. 
  • US Soccer Federation girls training center staff coach.
Pedro Beretta 
  • Played Professional Soccer in Peru
  • USSF D License

Jay Bulev

  • USSF C License
  • Stevenson High School Girls Varsity Coach
  • Over 20 years of coaching experience in the North Shore with Trevians/FC United, Team Evanston, FC1 Academy, and Green White



Megan Eatherton
  • USSF Grassroots License
Jose Gomez
Coaching Experience
  • USSF E License
  • Recreational League - Waukegan, IL 1998-2014
  • North Central United - Waukegan, IL 2014-2015
  • HOTC-North Central United - Waukegan, IL 2015-2018
    Assistant of Director of Coaching
    Director of Recreational League
    2x U/S Soccer Club National Champion | 2017 (2003 Boys | 2004 Girls)
    1x President’s Cup Champion | 2017 (2002 Boys)
  • United Football Club/North Central United - Waukegan, IL 2018-2019
    Director of Coaching
  • Northshore FC - Lake Forest, IL 2020-2023
    Head Coach

Playing Experience

  • Football Club Tenancingo (Mexico)
  • Football Club Ixtapan (Mexico)

Can Gungoren
Assistant Director of Coaching
Director of Young Scouts
  • USSF C License
  • Turkish B License
  • Played professional soccer in Turkey for 3 years.



Joao Godoy

  • Former Lake Forest College player and captain


Susie Kullby
  • Former LFHS Girls Varsity Assistant Coach and Boys Coach
  • Former Division I College player
  • USSF C licens

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Contact Info

Lake Forest Soccer Association
P.O. Box 346
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Jay Bulev
Club Manager and Administrator

Oktay Akgun
Director of Coaching

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