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Grissom Lady Tigers

A Tradition of Excellence

Varsity Head Coach Chris Shumate

  • 2018 - Led Grissom to back-to-back area championships for first time since winning four in a row from 2008 to 2011
  • 2017 - Led Grissom to first playoff birth and winning record since 2014 and most wins since 2012
  • 2016 - First season as Grissom Varsity Girls' Head Coach
  • 2015 - Grissom JV Head Coach
  • Currently coaches at Huntsville Futbal Club's 05 girls
  • Current volunteer assistant with the University of Alabama at Huntsville's womens soccer program

  • Bachelors degree - Physical Activity and Health - Auburn University
  • Soccer Internship - Auburn University
  • Former Assistant Men's Soccer Coach - Augustana College
  • Former U12 girls coach - Quad Cities United
  • Former Assistant Men's Soccer Coach - Ohio Northern University
  • Former Staff coach - Ohio Extreme Soccer Club
  • USSF National D License, NSCAA Advanced National, and NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 and 2

  • Played for both Hunstville Soccer Club and Kicks Futbol Club
  • Four year varsity player at Huntsville High School under Chris Crump
  • Played college soccer for Lambuth University and Wallace State Community College

Assistant Coach Kelsie Shields

  • Math teacher at Grissom since 2013
  • Second season as Grissom Girls' Assistant Coach
  • Also Assistant Coach for Grissom Girls Basketball
  • Currently coaches at United Soccer Club

  • Played semi-professional for Dallas Premiere WPSL during summer 2010
  • Played soccer and basketball at University of Mobile. Soccer team made 3 consecutive national tournament appearances
  • Married Josh Shields, Grissom Men's new JV Coach, in Oct. 2014.

Faculty Sponsors Kelsie Shields