High School Coaches
Head Coach - Arlis Albritton
Coach Arlis is 50 years old. He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Jana, for 28 years and he is the father of 3. Coach and his family have been a part of the FIRE FAMILY for 4 years; his son Asher played on the Middle School team and is now on the JV team. Coach Arlis is a songwriter and also owns and operates many songwriting festivals. Coach loves and has played soccer his entire life and still does! He leaves his cleats in his car just in case a pickup game breaks out. His path to coaching started with the Eagles Express U10 travel team. He split his duties for this team with Trevecca Alumni Coach Terrance Tapiwa. After a few years with that team, he became the Asst. Coach to Jeff Postell for the homeschool girls team, The Golden Eagles, for 5 years. The Golden Eagles won the National Homeschool Soccer Championship. In the 2018 season, The Golden Eagles shined with 21 wins-2 loses-5 ties. Coach Arlis took over as the Head Coach for one more year after Coach Jeff retired, because it was one of his daughters' Senior year. He looks forward to getting back into coaching again and is excited about his 1st year coaching Middle TN FIRE Soccer Team.
WELCOME TO FIRE SOCCER, COACH ARLIS!!!!
Asst. Coach - Tanner Hostetter (FIRE ALUMNI #28 - Class of 2015)
Coach Tanner is 26 years old and newly married to his wife, Rachel. Coach Tanner was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL and homeschooled 1st-12th grade under Abeka Christian Academy online program. Coach Tanner started playing soccer at the young age of 3 1/2, on a rec team and continued playing in the same league until he was 14 years old. His family moved to Nashville, TN in Sept 2011 and he tried out for the Middle TN FIRE Soccer team and played 10th - 12th grade. His 2 younger brothers (Tayden & Tucker) followed in his footsteps, both played on FIRE's Middle School team 4 years and both are currently on the JV team. Coach Tanner graduated high school in May 2015 and went on to attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA where he studied Student Ministries and played on Liberty's Intramural soccer team. Coach Tanner graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Student Ministries in May 2019. Coach Tanner is the Sales Team Lead at Nelson Mazda Cool Springs and serves as the Student Pastor of CANVAS Student Ministry at Cultivate Church of Nashville. Coach Tanner is excited to return back to FIRE, but in a very different role. His desire is to help support, encourage and build up the next generation of FIRE players; spiritually, emotionally, mentally and physically, on and off the field and help guide them into their full potential as high school soccer players and godly young men.
Coach Tanner's favorite scripture is Psalm 37:4
WELCOME BACK TO FIRE SOCCER, COACH TANNER!!!!