Head Coach

Veteran soccer coach Roger Jacobs begins his second season as chief of the Lady Comets this fall, after guiding his charges to a 12-5-1 record last year. A fixture within the local sports community, Jacobs is one of the most recognizable trainers working within the NEPA soccer scene. In his capacity as Director of Player Development for the Riverfront Sports soccer schools, he has served for more than a decade as the lead instructor for the highly-regarded Riverfront Soccer Academy. However, he is probably better known for the achievements compiled during his 16-year career as Head Coach of the Baptist Bible College Men's Soccer program. While at BBC, Jacobs developed a program noted for consistent excellence.

He also has experience guiding prominent high school programs; for example, in eight seasons as coach of the boys' soccer team at Elkhart Baptist Christian High School in Elkhart, Indiana, he logged a stunning record of 114-14-9 while guiding his teams to six Indiana Association of Christian Schools state championships.

Among his other notable accomplishments, Jacobs was for 17 years the director of the popular Big Blue Soccer Camp, which offered state-of-the art soccer training to youth players in grades K-8. During this same time period, he also directed high-school camps at BBC. 

Over the years, he played a role in the development of many of the young women who would later become major stars with the Lady Comets.

Jacobs inherited the Lady Comets program from E.T. Hunter, who left the head coaching position in 2014 to devote more time to his business interests. In his four years with the program, Hunter compiled an extraordinary record of 58-12-6 and marshalled his fabled 2011 team through an undefeated regular-season campaign.



The Lady Comets' all-time leading scorer returns to the Abington sideline in a coaching capacity; Callahan was part of a series of highly successful Abington Heights teams. She has since served as an assistant coach at the collegiate level, and has also worked with the soccer programs at Riverfront Sports. In addition, she has been a prominent trainer at area soccer camps for several years.