Director of Recreational Programs
Ben, from Norwich, England, moved to North Dakota in 2011 when he received an athletic scholarship to the University of Jamestown. Ben played soccer all four years and graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science. Ben also earned a Master of Sports Management degree from St. Cloud State University. He had the opportunity to play for Minnesota United FC in 2016 before moving to the Fargo area. Ben resides in Fargo with his wife, Ashley.
Director of Training & Development
Shea, who holds a US Soccer 'A' License as well as a National Youth License, has been coaching soccer in the FMWF area since 2009. Shea held the position of Assistant Director of Coaching at Red River Soccer Club through the transition to Tri-City, then accepted the Director of Coaching position after the merger. He then served as the Technical Director for North Dakota Soccer Association for 7 years. Before moving to Fargo, Shea was the Head Coach for the Jamestown High School boys and girls’ soccer teams, leading the girls to the 2009 state championship game. He was also an Assistant Coach at the University of Jamestown and Director of Coaching for Jamestown Soccer Club. Originally from Maple Valley, WA, Shea resides in Fargo with his wife, daughter, and two English Mastiffs. He is a science teacher at Dakota Memorial School and pursuing a Master’s in Education.
Dave Pritchard was born in Birmingham, England & grew up in the neighboring Black Country, where football is ingrained in the culture; Dave was playing football as soon as he could walk!
Dave graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham. After graduation he continued to play high standard competitive soccer in England, and though age has caught up with him, he can still be seen trying to recapture his youth on the soccer fields of Fargo & Moorhead! He moved to Fargo with his family in 2003, and has coached in the FM community since 2007. Dave holds his USSF "D" coaching license.
Scheels Soccer Complex:
1010 13th Ave W,
West Fargo, ND 58078
PO Box 38,
West Fargo, ND 58078