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Meet the Coaches

Ian Scheller

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Kenny Fern

Coach Fern is the Head Coach with Lycoming College Women's Soccer.


Fern holds the record for most career wins as Lycoming’s women’s soccer coach. Fern’s Warriors also broke the record for most wins in a single campaign. 

Under Fern’s leadership, Lycoming College women’s soccer qualified for their first ever playoff birth, in 2022, also recording the highest conference finish in program history.

Fern’s Warriors were also regionally ranked on multiple occasions, with them reaching as high as 5th in the region. 


Prior to joining Lycoming's staff, Fern was the assistant manager to the first team and head of academy for Kaya FC in Manilla, Philippines. He has previously worked within Arsenal FC, Brighton FC and Chelsea FC's academies in the UK.


Coaching Certifications:

  • UEFA B.

  • ASIAN D.


  • FA 1, 2 & 3.

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Ian Scheller

Ian Scheller is the Head Women’s Soccer Coach, at Penn College.


In his first campaign as coach, Scheller lead the Wildcats to a 3rd place finish in the conference (improving from 6th place the previous year). Scheller’s Wildcats also reached the United East Semifinal for the first time since 2019.


Under Scheller, three Wildcats received all-conference honors, with players also breaking the single-season records for goals, points, and assist record in a single-season. Penn College also set a team milestone for most goals scored in a season.


Prior to Penn College, Scheller acted as Fern’s Assistant Coach at Lycoming College, for 4 seasons.


Scheller also spent time time as the Loyalsock boy’s soccer coach, where he claimed 2 conference titles, 2 conference coach of the year awards, as well as Sun Gazette Coach of the Year.


Lynette Reitz

Lynette Reitz brings a wealth of experience to the Williamsport City Lions Coaching Staff. During her time coaching collegiately, Lynette has spent time as the interim head coach for the Lock Haven women’s team. Prior to leading the Lock Haven women’s team, she spent time working as the assistant for both the men’s and women’s programs at Lock Haven, as well as Lycoming College. Along with her role with the City Lions, Lynette is currently the Loyalsock Township girl’s soccer head coach.

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Jon Steese

Jon Steese brings 20 years of coaching experience to the Williamsport City Lions technical area. Primarily coaching at the high school and club level, Jon has used this experience to facilitate the growth of players and help place of many student-athletes, at the collegiate level. Holding a number of coaching licenses and diplomas, Jon is a well-rounded coach, who specializes in player development


  • Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma

  •  USC Level 2 Diploma

  • Professional Development Certificate (National Federation of State High School

  • Associations)

  • Urban Soccer Diploma

  • Special Topics Diploma

  • Attacking Principles of Play

  • Technology and Player Monitoring

  • Systems of Play

  • Individual and Pairs Defending

  • Passing Patterns and Functional Training

  • Sports Psychology and Individual Mental Skills

  • Attacking Transitions and Counter Attacks

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