Liverpool Staff Coach
BJ Yoakum is a native of Frisco, and has participated in soccer for over 20 years. She has played in recreational, collegiate, intramural and adult leagues. In 2016, Coach BJ Yoakum and Coach Pammie Sichangwa founded FC Freedom Soccer Club in Frisco, Texas. FC Freedom Soccer Club was home to 10 teams with ages ranging from 4-10. She joined the Liverpool FC International Academy America in 2017.
BJ holds an USSF "D" Coaching License and has maintained a Grade 8 Referee License for 8 years. She has coached numerous recreational and select soccer teams, age groups ranging from U4-U16 girls and boys. She has a love for the game in which she is able to share with the players. BJ loves working with kids in hopes to develop the kids' skills and build their confidence as they learn to play and develop a passion for the game of soccer. BJ also has knowledge of what goes into training youth athletes, not only from a coaching or player standpoint, but as a parent of youth athletes as well.