Helena Youth Soccer Association


Dedicated to Player Development

Our Two Team's Coaches

Boys: Colin Baker, Head Coach, Zach Waldher Assistant Coach, Ylena Gadzik Assistant Coach

Girls: Heather Blanford, Head Coach

Guest Coaching

Drawing on top-notch players from throughout the state, Big Sky FC has big plans.
We will provide advanced technical, tactical and physical training by college coaches.  Differentiating us from other similar clubs is the promise of the highest level of coaching and the variety of coaches.

MSU-B Men's coaches

MSU-B Women's coaches

David Thorvilson, Head Coach Women's Soccer Carroll College     LEARN MORE

Brian Clarke, Head Coach Women's Soccer University of Providence  LEARN MORE


The leader of Big Sky FC is Colin Baker.

Coach Baker and his network of coaches will bring the best training sessions to Helena and our team will travel to the top Showcase Tournaments, providing exposure to the watchful eyes of college coaches and recruiters.

As a former college player, he joined the Carroll coaching staff in 2017. He began his coaching career at Southwestern as a student assistant and was promoted to full-time assistant in 2014, where the team had its best finish in 16 years. In 2015, he became the assistant coach at the University of Great Falls where he helped the Saints to a birth in the NAIA National tournament and top-25 rankings.   As a professional coach, Colin holds a USSF D license and is nearing his USSF C license. He holds an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and a NSCAA Goalkeeping 2 diploma. 

Collin’s mindset has the player in the forefront to maximize next level exposure while providing guidance for parents and players alike.  He will help navigate the arduous journey of getting our skilled players to the college level for academics and competitive college soccer.

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