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Alicia Schuck
Head Coach

Coach Alicia Schuck (Milyak) enters her seventh year at the helm of the women's soccer program, holding a record of 83-22-7 after serving as the top assistant for six years. Since being promoted to head coach in Feb. 2011, she has led the Tars to NCAA tournament berths in five of her first six seasons, has been named the NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year, the SSC Coach of the Year, and was the NSCAA National Coach of the Year in 2014.

The first true superstar of Rollins women's soccer when the program was in its infancy, Schuck has seen the Tars grow into a true national contender.

A Rockwood, Pennsylvania native, Schuck has been instrumental to the Tars' recent success. Since the 2008 season, Rollins is 124-33-15 and has won three Sunshine State Conference championships, three Sunshine State Conference Tournament titles and made seven-straight appearances in the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament, from 2008-2014.

The all-time leader in goals scored with 51 and points with 121, Schuck looks to use her experience as a player and local youth coach to motivate the current Rollins players to perform to the best of their ability.

During her freshman season at Rollins, Schuck notched a team leading 29 points (12 goals, five assists). As a sophomore, she finished with 20 points and was named to the All-Sunshine State Conference second team. In 2000, she set Rollins records in goals scored in a season (21) and points in a season (48), and was recognized with All-SSC first team honors. She completed her career in 2001 with 10 goals and four assists for 24 points, as well as earning second team All-SSC and first team All-South Region honors. Along with being a standout player, Schuck was an outstanding student, earning membership on the 2001 Verizon Academic All-District Team.

In the summer of 2008, Schuck played for FC Indiana where she was a key component to the team's run to the W-League Championship game. Schuck also contributed in FCI's victory in U.S. Open National Championship also in 2008. Schuck has spent a lot of time in the W-Leauge, the highest level of women's soccer currently in America, where she played for the Seattle Sounders, Central Florida Krush and the Cocoa Expos.

She began playing professionally at Afturelding in Mosofellsbaer, Iceland (near Reykjavik) in summer 2007 and was one of three Americans on the team.

In 2008, Schuck became the first Rollins women's soccer player inducted into the Sunshine State Conference Hall of Fame.

She married former Rollins standout soccer player and current Vice President of Spectrum Sports Performance Dan Schuck in July, 2011 and currently lives in the Orlando area

John Markey Jr.
Assistant Coach

Markey joins the Tars after two seasons as a head women's soccer coach at Bethany College.  During his tenure with the Swedes Markey led the program to a 20-16-3 record, going 14-7-1 in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.  Bethany had 14 players named to KCAC All-Conference Teams, and the team reached the conference tournament in both seasons under Markey's guidance.  Markey also coached the two-time Goalkeeper of the Year.  Along with his responsibilities at Bethany Markey also served as the head coach for FC Wichita of the NPSL, leading the team to a 9-2-1 record, and a third place finish in the conference.

Prior to Bethany, Markey served as an assistant coach at from MidAmerica Nazarene University for two seasons. His responsibilities included running training sessions, recruiting, game day preparations, developing soccer specific weight training and summer fitness programs, budgeting, and coordinating a youth camp.

Markey also served two years as the head coach for the Kansas Rush U16-U17 girls and U11-U12 boys. In addition, he spent two years coaching for the Sporting Blue Valley Soccer Club. Markey's teams included U9-10 boys, U11-12 boys, U14 girls, U15 girls, U17 girls, and U18 girls. His other coaching experiences include time as a head coach for Kansas State ODP team, head girls coach for Oak Mountain High School, and head boys and girls coach for Birmingham United Soccer Association.

Markey played collegiately for the University of Montevallo before transferring to the University of Alabama at Birmingham. During his time with the Falcons Markey was named to the 2005 Gulf South Conference Tournament team and First Team All-Gulf South Conference in 2006.  Markey then played semi-professionally with the Des Moines Menace in 2006, Baton Rouge Capitals in 2007, Panama City Pirates in 2008, Kansas City Brass in 2009, and after college played professionally with the Missouri Comets in 2011-2012 and Wichita B-52's from 2014-2015.

Markey holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication management and a minor in mass communication from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Markey also holds an USSF National A license.

Scott Collins
Assistant Coach / Recruiting Coordinator

Collins joined the Rollins staff in the spring of 2019, following the teams' 2018 season. He will serve as the program’s recruiting coordinator in addition to his on the field coaching duties.

Collins joined Rollins following a stint at Florida Gulf Coast.  During his time in Fort Myers he helped lead FGCU to a seventh-straight ASUN regular season title, an ASUN Conference Tournament championship, and a fifth NCAA Tournament berth in seven years of eligibility.

Prior to joining FGCU, Collins spent four years at the University of Arkansas under head coach, Colby Hale. On the field, Collins’ main responsibility was working with the defensive unit as well as set pieces. Off the field, he was tasked with reading and analyzing the teams heart-rate monitors, preparing scouting reports, and providing video analysis of opponents as well as team and individual analysis of the Razorbacks following games. Collins also played a role in recruiting in addition to other daily administrative tasks.  In his time in Fayetteville, Collins coached an NSCAA All-South Region selection, two SEC All-Conference Second Team selections, two SEC All-Freshmen Team selections, 39 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll selections, one Capital One Academic All-American, and one Capital One Academic All-District 6 selection.

In addition to his role with the university, Collins also served as the Academy Director and Staff Coach for Arkansas Comets FC. In his six years with the 96’ boys, he was able to help them capture six titles and become the first ever team from Arkansas to win the Region III Southern Premier League.  As the Academy Director, he oversaw 120+ youth soccer players and their development, while leading the 04 Girls who captured an Arkansas State Championship.

Jessica Deese
Assistant Coach

A four year letter winner at Rollins, Deese joined the Tars staff after graduating in 2011.

The Orlando, Fla. native left an indelible mark on the Tars' record books as a player for the Tars, ranking in the top 15 in four separate statistical categories. Her 18 career goals ranked her eighth in program history while she finished ninth in points (50), 10th in assists (14) and 15th in total games played with 68, including 33 starts.

Deese played all four years under the direction of current Head Coach Alicia Milyak, Milyak was an assistant at the time, so she is well versed in Coach Milyaks philosophy. Her knowledge has proven vital in the development of current Rollins players.