ehs girls soccer coaches
Head Coach Peter Jeans
Peter Jeans has been head coach of the Evergreen High School Girls Soccer program for the past 12 years (not including the 2016 season when he was living overseas), achieving an impressive record of 144 wins, 42 losses and 10 ties. Under his leadership, the team advanced to 4A State Championship finals in 2017, '19 and '21 and won the JeffCo League in 2015, '19, '21, and '22. He also coached the EHS Boys program from 2009-2013, with a successful record of 71-15-7. Peter grew up in a soccer family, playing high school and club soccer in NJ, where he was selected to the Eastern Regional ODP team. He then attended and played soccer for Stanford University, graduating in 1993. After moving to MN, he played for the semi-pro team Bangu and began his coaching career. He moved to CO in 1998 and over the years has coached for various club teams, including Aurora Sting, the Rush, Stingers/Altitude, Denver Kickers, and Foothills FC. He holds a USSF B coaching license. Regarding his coaching philosophy, he states "I am passionate about soccer and coaching. I strive to develop players and teams who not only compete to their best ability but also exhibit exemplary teamwork and fair play." Coach Jeans' accolades include JeffCo Coach of the Year in 2010, '11, '12, '15, '19, '21, and '22, CO State Coach of the Year in 2011, '19, and '21, and Regional US Coach of the Year in 2021. He currently works as the Athletic Secretary at EHS after many years spent as a stay-at-home dad. In his free time, he enjoys cycling, skiing, playing cards and spending time with his wife and 3 girls.
JV Coach Phil Caldwell
Phil Caldwell has coached the EHS JV Girls since 2016 and has been Head Coach of the Boys program since 2020. He graduated from East High School in 1997, then attended University of Maryland followed by University of Denver. Sports have always been a part of his life, and he continued his love of soccer while playing club at University of MD. This grew into a love of coaching in 2012 when he started working for the CO Rush, where he had many successful teams, including a Presidents Cup National finalist. Moving to the Denver Kickers club, he achieved an impressive record of 51-21-14. Coach Caldwell holds a USSF C coaching license. His overall record at Evergreen High School is 60-52-15 with a Boys Varsity record of 19-19-5. Regarding his coaching philosophy, he says "Each opportunity to coach is an opportunity to teach. I aim to develop the person as well as the player, providing good memories and positive experiences along the way, so that hopefully he/she will also pass on a love of the game someday." Coach Caldwell's accolades include JeffCo Boys Soccer Coach of the Year in 2021 and JeffCo Assistant Coach of the Year for Girls Athletics in 2022. He currently works for the State of CO and in his spare time enjoys traveling, cooking, the daily Wordle, snowboarding, camping, and attending sports events and concerts.
Assistant Coach Matt Barnes