John Challinor

Blackhawks Trainer

John has been playing or coaching soccer for as long as he can remember. Growing up in the Midlands of England soccer was a way of life. In 2005 began coaching in Canada with the Owen Sound Minor Soccer Association. He coached there until 4 years before moving to Prescott, Arizona, 6 years ago. Since arriving in Prescott, He has coached all 6 years with AYSO with both recreational teams and with competitive tournament teams. John is joining the Prescott Blackhawks organization this year.  


Coaching Licenses:

In Progress 

Coaching Experience:

Prescott AYSO 2008-2014

Owen Sound Minor Soccer Association, Canada, 2004-2008


Playing Experience:

Youth Leagues, England.

Derbyshire County Leagues, England.

Wisconsin City League, WI.

Grey County League, Canada.

Prescott Valley City League, AZ.






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