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Craig Maples

Craig grew up playing club soccer locally here in Huntsville. Over the years, the Blue Lasers and RCK teams he was a part of, won numerous championships including: Regional Semi-Finalists in 1994 and 1996, State Championships in 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 2000, and State Finalists in 1995. In addition to his successful club career, he had a successful high school career at Grissom High School winning the Alabama State Championship in 1999. 

Craig’s experience includes coaching at the collegiate level from 2004-2005 at Grand View College where he served as the Men’s Assistance Coach, Men’s Reserve Team Coach, and the Men’s and Women’s Goalkeeper Coach. He helped Grand View make it to the NAIA National Tournament in 2005. In 2004, he served as the goalkeeper coach for both Grissom and Bob Jones High Schools. In 2006, Craig coached the Boys ’90 and Boys ’94 teams at RCK. Craig also led the United 99 Girls team to Division I State Finalists appearances in 2013 & 2014. He holds a USSF “D” National license, a NSCAA Level 3 Goalkeeper License, and a NSCAA Regional Goalkeeping License.