Justin Neese - Foundation Phase Lead / Catalyst Director

Justin Neese joined the Academy in 2012 and worked as the assistant coach and head coach for multiple U11 and U12 teams until the Catalyst Program was created in 2019 and he began working as the Technical Coordinator for that program.


Justin earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The University of Dallas and holds a US Soccer A-Youth License, a National Youth License, and a USC Premier Diploma.

Email Address: jneese@houstondynamo.com





Tanner Chassman - Skills Development Coach

Tanner Chassman serves as the skill development coach and an academy scout. He graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Business Administration concentrated in Leadership, Change, and Social Responsibility and served as an Undergraduate Assistant Coach for the Charleston Men’s Soccer team from the fall of 2017 to spring of 2019. Raised in Chicago, Tanner played for the Chicago Magic Academy as well as IMG Academy in Bradenton Florida. He has experience coaching for Coerver South Carolina along with various youth clubs and skill development camps in the Chicagoland area. Tanner is a true student of the game and has a real passion for developing the next generation of soccer players.        


Email Addresstchassman@houstondynamo.com