San Antonio Runners

Community • Leadership • Professionalism

Women's Soccer Staff

General Manager,

Ann Marie Smelser


Head Coach,

Lance Carlise

US Soccer Federation "D" License

Coach Lance is currently the MLS Next Academy Director of Goalkeeping at Total Football Club, in Houston Texas.

Previously Coach Lance served as the Schreiner University NCAA DIII Men and Women Goalkeeper Coach and the Head Coach of Our Lady of the Hills High School where he lead the varsity team to win a District Championship title in 2022.


Assistant Coach,

Melanie Chandler

A native of Kapolei, Hawaii, Chandler played her college career as a forward at Waldorf.  She appeared in 49 games over three seasons for the Warriors (2013-2015), scoring eight goals and assisting on seven others. In 2020, she completed her Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership with a focus in Sports Management. She is certified through the National Sports Performance Association (NSPA) as a Speed & Agility Coach, and holds a USC Level 2 Goalkeeping Diploma.

Before coming to Schreiner, Coach Chandler spent 4 seasons (2018-2021) as the assistant coach at Waldorf University in Forest City, Iowa.