Camp Staff

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Colin Carmichael

      Carmichael has been a part of the Oklahoma State program since its inception in 1996. In 19 seasons as the Cowgirls' head coach, he has helped establish the program as one of the nation's elite. OSU is a perennial NCAA Tournament team, has been a fixture in the national rankings and has won nearly 70 percent of its games during Carmichael's tenure. He has been named the Big 12 Coach of the Year a record six times.

  • In 19 seasons as head coach has led OSU to a 251-104-50 record, a winning percentage of .681
  • Six Big 12 Conference championships - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2017, 2019
  • 12 NCAA Women's Soccer Championship appearances - 2006-11, 2013-14, 2016-17, 2019-20
  • Back-to-back NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearances - 2010-11
  • 2020 NCAA Sweet 16
  • In 2010 & 2011 the Cowgirls ended the season ranked No. 5 nationally
  • Six-time Big 12 Coach of the Year - 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2017, 2019
  • Three-time Central Region Coach of the Year - 2006, 2008, 2010
  • Has coached five All-Americans as well as three Big 12 Offensive Players of the Year, a two-time Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and a Big 12 Goalkeeper of the Year



Justin Elkington
Elkington has spent 15 seasons as an assistant coach for the Cowgirls, helping lead the squad to five Big 12 titles and nine NCAA Tournament berths, which includes two Elite Eight appearances and a Sweet 16. He was named the 2011 NSCAA Women's College Assistant Coach of the Year for the Midwest Region after helping the Cowgirls to a record 22-2-2 season. In 2017 and 2019, Elkington was on an OSU staff honored as the United Soccer Coaches South Region Staff of the Year.
      Elkington has tutored USWNT and Women's World Cup winner AD Franch as well as 2022 Big 12 Goalkeeper of the Year Jordan Nytes.
      Prior to being named to the OSU staff, Elkington spent more than decade as the Director of Coaching with Hurricane Futball Club in Tulsa. He was named the 2008 Youth Girls Soccer Coach of the Year by the Oklahoma Soccer Association. A former professional soccer player, Elkington holds a United States Soccer Federation "A" License.

Dustin Stein
Stein joined the Cowgirls' staff as an assistant in 2023 after serving on the coach staff at Pittsburgh. He was also a successful head coach at the junior college level. 

Grace Yochum
Former Oklahoma State All-American and the program's all-time leading goal scorer who joined the staff as the Player Development Coordinator in 2023.

Mallory Fowlkes
Fowlkes is the Cowgirl Soccer Strength & Conditioning Coach and is responsible for planning and implementing the annual training of the soccer team. 

Other Current & Past Camp Coaches
AD Franch - NWSL star, member of the U.S. Women's National Team, former OSU All-American

Ryan Higginbotham - TCU Associate Head Coach

Yolanda Thomas - Former Oklahoma State All-American and US Soccer Staff Coach

Kim Rodriguez - Former Oklahoma State All-American, current pro player with Club America and Mexico National Team

Mike Cook - Head Coach, University of Central Oklahoma

Amel Muhamedagic - Assistant Coach, University of Central Oklahoma

Ashlyn Brantley - Former Cowgirl player and Head Coach, North Platte High School

Stephen Small - UEFA PRO License Coach from Northern Ireland

Roberto Beall - Soccer Legend

Ben Williams - Head Coach, Stephen F. Austin

Natalie Dreyer - Head Women's Coach, University of the Ozarks

Michael O'Hare - Assistant Coach, Little Rock

Erik Solberg - Head Coach, UAPB

Ashley Cordeiro - Head Coach, Xavier (LA)

Dan Hill - Head Coach, Seminole State

Josh Smith - Head Coach, SNU

Sade Boswell - Head Coach, Missouri Southern

Amel Muhamedagic - Associate Head Coach, Central Oklahoma

Richard Beattie - West Side Alliance Soccer Club

Scott Parkinson - Currently coaching in NWSL

Hayden Hollinger - Former OSU assistant

AD Franch

AD Franch
Franch was a three-time All-American and four-time All-Big 12 Conference First Team goalkeeper for the Cowgirls who racked up a school-record 38 shutouts during her OSU career. She's now a member of the U.S. Women's National Team, where she was part of the 2019 Women's World Cup champion squad, and plays professionally for the NWSL's Kansas City Current.