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WTPL Board Biographies

Director of the West Texas Premier League

Warren Cottle

Director 

West Texas Premier League

Midland High’s head coach since 2006, Cottle has also coached at San Angelo Central, Odessa Permian and Pampa High School and is prominent in virtually all levels of youth soccer in the area.  He has conducted youth soccer camps statewide, including Midland, Odessa, San Angelo, Pampa and Beaumont.

In addition to coaching at MHS, he serves as Head West Texas Staff Coach in the Olympic Development Program (ODP) representing the North Texas Soccer Association and served as the Director of Coaching and Player Development for the Midland Soccer Association (MSA). During his time with MSA his responsibilities included teaching weekly age group skills clinics for youth players.  He served as the Coaching Director for the Pampa and San Angelo Soccer Associations.

For ODP he coached the Girls and Boys teams for both West Texas and North Texas.  Including the regional ODP camps in Alabama.

Cottle Currently hold his USSF A National Coaching License.

Cottle also serves as President of the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches.   This is the Coaching association for all high school coaches in the State of Texas.   His duties included planning and organizing the largest soccer coaches’ clinic in the State of Texas hosting over 600 soccer coaches from around the state.

Since 1998 he also taught licensing courses, through which coaches may earn their state license, for the North Texas Soccer Association.   These licenses have included levels G-D and the new 4-6 and 7-8 youth modules.  He has taught these courses all over West Texas and Dallas

Cottle’s career began as a JV coach and varsity assistant at San Angelo (TX) Central High School in 1994 (he would return to the school as head coach in 2002).  His first head coaching position came the following year at Pampa (TX) High School, where his involvement included raising funds for, designing and helping to build two soccer fields for the Pampa ISD.  He came to Odessa Permian in 1998, coaching five seasons with the Mojo soccer Team.  After a second stint in San Angelo he returned to the Permian Basin, this time at MHS, in 2006, where he is currently coaching.  While at Midland High School, he oversaw the implementation of a school sponsored Jr. High soccer program for MISD.  He also served and a volunteer assistant for the Angelo State University Women’s soccer team from 2004-2005.

Cottle has coached all levels of Recreational and Club soccer.  This has included the U-4 to the U-18 levels.  The first team he coached was in 1989 and has continued to coach until the present time giving him 27 years of soccer coaching experience.

Sense the fall of 2015, Cottle has served and the appointed Director of the West Texas Premier League.

Coach Cottle has coached club teams in the West Texas Premier League off and on sense 1990.

Deputy Director of the West Texas Premier League

David Daily

Deputy Director

West Texas Premier League

Coaching

USSF “B” License

North Texas/West Texas ODP Staff Coach

Head Coach High Plains Drifters Soccer Club 1992 – Present

Head Coach – various ASA recreational teams 1990 - 2015

Head Men’s Soccer Coach Amarillo High School 2008 – Present

Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach Amarillo High School 2003 – 2008

Assistant Coach West Texas A&M University Men’s and Women’s 2006 – 2010, Men only 2010 – 2012

Assistant Coach Eastern New Mexico University Women 2014 – present

Panhandle Soccer Coaches Association

Texas Association of Soccer Coaches Member since 2008

NSCAA Member since 1992

Officiating

USSF Grade 7 Referee (1992 – 2000)

NCAA Referee 1990 - 1992

TASO (UIL High School Referee) 1996 – 2000

US Indoor Soccer Referee 1990 – Present

 

Soccer Association Board Membership

Amarillo Soccer Association Executive Board Member 2004 – 2010

  • Served as Chairman of Cups and Games
  • Director of Coaching
  • ByLaws/Rules Committee Chair
  • A&D Committee Member

High Plains Drifters Soccer Club

  • Director of Academy 2004 – 2008, 2016 –  Present

West Texas Premier League

  • Amarillo Association Rep
  • Served on Bylaws/Rules Revision Committee

Non Soccer Board/Committee Membership

Region XVI – Social Studies Advisory Committee 2000 – 2007

PACETAH Teaching American History Grant Committee 2004

Texas Classroom Teachers Association

 

Daily has served in every aspect of the game of soccer in Amarillo and West Texas from 1981 to the present.  He has been involved in soccer since he was a youth player to a collegiate player at WTAMU and a semi-pro soccer player. He has served as a referee, coach, and board member on various youth soccer organizations in West Texas since 1990. He has coached in the WTPL since its inception with High Plains Drifters and have helped to rewrite the Bylaws and Playing Rules for the Association.  In his time of service to the Amarillo Soccer Association, he was involved in numerous aspects of soccer including creating league and tournament schedules, serving on A&D committees, and personnel management.

 

 

Treasurer of the West Texas Premier League

Kiyomi Norris

Treasurer 

West Texas Premier League

Norris has served as WTPL’s Treasurer for the past six years.  During this time she has established and followed prudent practices and procedures to ensure WTPL’s books follow current accounting practices.  She submits monthly financial reports to Lubbock Soccer Association’s treasurer, as well as undergo an audit at least every six months.  She was also instrumental in obtaining 501c(3) status for WTPL in 2013.

Norris’ financial background includes seven years as a bank examiner with FDIC, three years holding various other positions within FDIC and four years working in Customer Service for a savings and loan.   She is also a Treasurer For LHS Volleyball Booster Club.   After 16 years as a stay-at-home mom, she finally ventured back into the work force and is currently employed by Frenship ISD as the 3rd Grade Interventionist at Crestview Elementary.

She has been married for almost 27 years and have two children.  Her husband Ed is a National Bank Examiner with the OCC.  Her son Grant is a junior at UT Dallas and is majoring in finance. Her daughter Elise will be a senior at Lubbock High where she plays varsity volleyball.