2024 Coaching Staff Announcement

Published Apr 17, 2024

Oklahoma City FC announces WPSL staff

Niall Crick joins forces with Danny Gibson for 2024 campaign

OKLAHOMA CITY (April 15, 2024) – Niall Crick joins fellow Scotland native Danny  Gibson as co-head coaches for Oklahoma City FC’s 16th of season play in the WPSL. Oklahoma City  FC opens the season May 29 versus FC Wichita at Mustang High School.

Crick is in his second season as the women’s soccer head coach at the University of Science &  Arts of Oklahoma after spending six seasons as an assistant for USAO men’s and women’s sides. Crick  coached Oklahoma Energy Football Club girls and boy’s teams for the past 11 years.. The native of  Edinburg, Scotland, Crick came to the United States in 2008 to play collegiate soccer and was a two time All-American at USAO.

Gibson is entering his fourth consecutive season as head coach or co-head coach with  Oklahoma City. The club has produced a 11-11-2 record under Gibson’s tutelage and has finished in the  top three of the conference standings in all three seasons at the helm. Gibson spent 13 years coaching  elite youth teams in the metro-area, spending nine seasons with Oklahoma Energy Football Club and  four with Oklahoma Rangers FC. The Glasgow, Scotland native was a four-year starter at USAO from  2007-2010.

Long time Oklahoma City FC midfielder Alissa Jones returns for the second stint as an  assistant coach. Jones starred at Troy University from 2011 to 2015 and holds a number of school  records, was named All-Sunbelt Conference twice (2014 and 2015) and selected to the NCAA All Region first team in 2014. Jones spent the 2017 season playing professionally in Italy with Ravenna  Football Club in Serie A.

Randall Robinson returns to Oklahoma City for his sixth season as goalkeeper coach.  Robinson has trained a number of keepers who have gone onto pro careers in the MSL, USL, NWSL  and to clubs in Spain, Germany, and Mexico. Robinson has strong ties to collegiate soccer, where he  has worked with a number of schools in the state, including Oral Roberts and Oklahoma.

The newcomer to Oklahoma City FC’s 2024 staff is Mustang girls’soccer head coach Shana  Gulikers. A four-season starter at the University of Oklahoma from 2007 to 2010, Gulikers has 16  years of experience coaching at the youth level. The Southlake, Texas product is the associate academy  director for Oklahoma Celtic Football Club in Norman. Gulikers will serve as an assistant coach with  Oklahoma City FC.

The WPSL is the longest tenured and largest women’s soccer league in the world with 142  active team in all four U.S. time zones. In the most recent NWSL College Draft, nearly two-thirds of  the selections were WPSL alumnae and half of the current U.S. Women’s National Team honed their  skills in the WPSL

Oklahoma City FC is hosting tryouts for its WPSL and WPSL U21 teams April 21 and May 5.  For more information and to register go to