Coach Vegas McCain is in his fifth year as the Boys’ Varsity assistant soccer coach at Lambert High School.
Education and Certification
Coach McCain retired from the United States Army after serving 26 years. While in the U.S. Army, Coach McCain obtained a BA in Political Science from Georgia State University, a MA in Political Science from American Military University, a gifted in-field endorsement from North Georgia University and an endorsement in Advanced United States History from Kennesaw State University. While traveling the world, he was able to obtain a USSF National “D” license, and is
certified by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America with a National Diploma. Coach McCain is also a graduate of the FCBescola.
High School Coaching Experience
Coach McCain came to Lambert High School from Howard High School in Macon, Georgia where he was the Head Boys and Girls Varsity soccer coach as well as the Boys and Girls JV soccer coach. He led both the Howard High School boys and Girls varsity teams to three straight state playoffs and two sweet 16 finishes. He left Howard High School after three years with a record of 79-24- 4.
Club Coaching Experience
Coach McCain started coaching soccer in 1983 in Wuerzburg, Germany and has coached soccer in Germany, California, Hawaii, and Georgia. He has coached all levels of soccer from U-4 through U-19 Boys Classic and Girls Athena. He has also served as the Vice-President of the Griffin Excel Soccer Club, in Griffin, Georgia.
Coach McCain is married and has four sons that all played college soccer. All four sons are currently serving their country in the United States Army.