Our Staff

Committed to excellence and the development of soccer players at all levels

Board Members/Directors

Mike Cook

Mike Cook

Club President

mhmmc@fuse.net

Mike Cook, Club President

Teams:

G2010 Gold

 

Additional Info:

Coming soon!

Greg Hirschauer

Greg Hirschauer

Director

Greg Hirschauer, Director of Coaching

Greg was seated on the Ohio South Youth Soccer Board in January 2020 and also serves on the Ohio Youth Soccer Finance Committee.

Boys Varsity Soccer Head Coach at Cincinnati Country Day School, entering his 29th season in 2020, CCDS career record 319-154-56. He has coached High School soccer for a total of 34 years, including two years as Assistant Coach at CCDS and three years at Turpin High School, where he was part of a staff on teams that won 2 State Championships and a State Runner Up.

National HS Coach of the Year finalist (2013), Great Lakes Regional HS Coach of the Year (2013), Ohio HS Coach of the Year (2000, 2013) and 7-time SW Ohio HS Coach of the Year (1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2013, 2014). He has been a high level club soccer coach and club Director for more than 25 years, amassing over 800 club soccer wins, several OSYSA State Cup and Regional Championships, three National Final 4 appearances. He was recently invited to the Advanced National/Premier Licensing Camp, where he was named Captain of the 1st team playing group and achieved his 14th coaching badge/license (Advanced National); he also holds an Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma.

Former amateur, collegiate and professional soccer player (University of Dayton Soccer Club, All-US Marine Corps Soccer player pool, Cincinnati Cheetahs and Dayton Dynamo). He represented the USA in 1993 as part of Region II team that played 10 international matches (9-0-1) vs professional teams in Austria, Germany and Holland, including winning the Vorden Cup Championship in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

He served in the US Marine Corps Reserve after USMC PLC duty 1982 – 1984.

University of Dayton BA; University of Cincinnati College of Law (Juris Doctorate); Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.

Tax attorney, volunteer with TOPS Soccer, Volunteer Lawyers Project and OSYSA Community Outreach clinics.

Kyle Kosco

Kyle Kosco

Director

Kyle Kosco, Youth Director

Kyle was most recently the Youth Director at Cincinnati Elite FC (2019-2021) where he grew the youth program from 3 teams to over 10 teams with multiple competing in State Cup in their first year. From 2017-2019, he served as the Executive Director at Warren County Soccer Academy where he played an instrumental part in the club sending 5 teams to the State Cup Semi-Finals for the first time in club history. Prior to WCSA, Kyle was the Assistant Director of Coaching for Central and East Programs at Kings Hammer, as well as the Varsity Head Coach for the Women’s soccer team at Princeton HS where he led them to their first playoff win in 5 years, as well as improving their record from 2 wins to 6 wins while losing 12 seniors and starting 8 freshmen in 2017. In 2015, Kyle was named as the youngest varsity soccer coach in the country at the age of 20 for Grant County HS, where he led them to their first Toyota Cup. In 2015, Kyle was a volunteer at the University of Cincinnati Women’s soccer staff. Kyle holds his USSF National D License and NSCAA GK Level 1 & 2 Licenses.

As a player, Kyle won multiple state cups at Everest Soccer Club based out of Akron, Ohio. He was a 4-year varsity starter at Austintown Fitch HS, where he led his team to a regular-season record of 16-0-0 his senior year. He then went on to play at D3 powerhouse, Medaille College, located in Buffalo, NY where he was coached by one of the winningest coaches in college soccer, Coach Dan Krzyzanowicz.

Drew Poling

Drew Poling

Member-At-Large

Drew Poling, Member-At-Large

15+ years of coaching experience at youth club and high school levels.

Teams

B2002/03 GOLD
G2004 GOLD

Licenses

  • USSF National “D” License
  • NSCAA High School Diploma
  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma

Additional Info

  • Batavia High School | Girls Varsity Coach (2012-Present)
  • SBAAC National Division Coach of the Year (2013, 2020)
  • Ohio South ODP District 1 Staff Coach
Kristy Dangel

Kristy Dangel

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

ckzdangel@gmail.com

Andy Boyd

Andy Boyd

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

aboyd@integratedprotection.com

Andy Boyd, Member-At-Large

Teams:

B2010 Gold

B2010 Blue

 

Coaching Licenses:

USSF National “D” License

 

Additional Info:

  • Anderson High School Women’s Head Coach (2016 – Present)
    • 2019 ECC Champions
    • 2019 ECC Coach of the Year
    • 2019 MSA High School Coach of the Year
  • BSC Elite Girls 2001 Head Coach (2016)
  • BSC Elite Boys 2002 Head Coach (2010 – 2016)
    • State Cup Champions 2015
    • State Cup Finalist 2013
  • Ursuline Academy Assistant Varsity Coach (2000 – 2004)
  • Anderson High School Men’s Assistant Varsity / JV Coach (1993 – 1995)
    • Ranked #1 in the State
    • Ranked #11 in the Nation by USA Today Super 25
    • Conference Champions
    • District Champions
    • Regional Semifinalist
  • Staff Coach, Cincinnati Classics (KHA) (1990 – 1993)
  • Played at Heidelberg University
  • Thomas More College – Master of Business Administration
Ted Wittwer

Ted Wittwer

Boys & Girls Junior Director

ted.a.wittwer@gmail.com

Ted Wittwer, Boys & Girls Junior Director

Teams:

G2009 Gold

SQC 2005

 

Additional Info:

Coming soon!

Joan Hopkins

Joan Hopkins

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

hop_joan@yahoo.com

Training Staff

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Greg Hirschauer

Greg Hirschauer

Greg Hirschauer, Director of Coaching

Greg was seated on the Ohio South Youth Soccer Board in January 2020 and also serves on the Ohio Youth Soccer Finance Committee.

Boys Varsity Soccer Head Coach at Cincinnati Country Day School, entering his 29th season in 2020, CCDS career record 319-154-56. He has coached High School soccer for a total of 34 years, including two years as Assistant Coach at CCDS and three years at Turpin High School, where he was part of a staff on teams that won 2 State Championships and a State Runner Up.

National HS Coach of the Year finalist (2013), Great Lakes Regional HS Coach of the Year (2013), Ohio HS Coach of the Year (2000, 2013) and 7-time SW Ohio HS Coach of the Year (1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2013, 2014). He has been a high level club soccer coach and club Director for more than 25 years, amassing over 800 club soccer wins, several OSYSA State Cup and Regional Championships, three National Final 4 appearances. He was recently invited to the Advanced National/Premier Licensing Camp, where he was named Captain of the 1st team playing group and achieved his 14th coaching badge/license (Advanced National); he also holds an Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma.

Former amateur, collegiate and professional soccer player (University of Dayton Soccer Club, All-US Marine Corps Soccer player pool, Cincinnati Cheetahs and Dayton Dynamo). He represented the USA in 1993 as part of Region II team that played 10 international matches (9-0-1) vs professional teams in Austria, Germany and Holland, including winning the Vorden Cup Championship in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

He served in the US Marine Corps Reserve after USMC PLC duty 1982 – 1984.

University of Dayton BA; University of Cincinnati College of Law (Juris Doctorate); Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.

Tax attorney, volunteer with TOPS Soccer, Volunteer Lawyers Project and OSYSA Community Outreach clinics.

Drew Poling, Member-At-Large

15+ years of coaching experience at youth club and high school levels.

Teams

B2002/03 GOLD
G2004 GOLD

Licenses

  • USSF National “D” License
  • NSCAA High School Diploma
  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma

Additional Info

  • Batavia High School | Girls Varsity Coach (2012-Present)
  • SBAAC National Division Coach of the Year (2013, 2020)
  • Ohio South ODP District 1 Staff Coach
Andy Boyd

Andy Boyd

aboyd@integratedprotection.com

Andy Boyd, Member-At-Large

Teams:

B2010 Gold

B2010 Blue

 

Coaching Licenses:

USSF National “D” License

 

Additional Info:

  • Anderson High School Women’s Head Coach (2016 – Present)
    • 2019 ECC Champions
    • 2019 ECC Coach of the Year
    • 2019 MSA High School Coach of the Year
  • BSC Elite Girls 2001 Head Coach (2016)
  • BSC Elite Boys 2002 Head Coach (2010 – 2016)
    • State Cup Champions 2015
    • State Cup Finalist 2013
  • Ursuline Academy Assistant Varsity Coach (2000 – 2004)
  • Anderson High School Men’s Assistant Varsity / JV Coach (1993 – 1995)
    • Ranked #1 in the State
    • Ranked #11 in the Nation by USA Today Super 25
    • Conference Champions
    • District Champions
    • Regional Semifinalist
  • Staff Coach, Cincinnati Classics (KHA) (1990 – 1993)
  • Played at Heidelberg University
  • Thomas More College – Master of Business Administration
Ted Wittwer

Ted Wittwer

ted.a.wittwer@gmail.com

Ted Wittwer, Boys & Girls Junior Director

Teams:

G2009 Gold

SQC 2005

 

Additional Info:

Coming soon!

Mike Cook

Mike Cook

mhmmc@fuse.net

Mike Cook, Club President

Teams:

G2010 Gold

G2002/03 Elite (Asst.)

 

Additional Info:

Coming soon!

Edwin Sam Jr.

Edwin Sam Jr.

edwinsamjr@gmail.com

Edwin Sam Jr., Staff Trainer

Teams:

B2010 Blue

SQC G2005 II

 

Coaching Licenses:

  • USSF National “D” License
  • United Soccer Coaches Futsal Level 1 Diploma
  • United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma

Additional Info:

  • Women’s Soccer Head Coach | Goshen High School (2020-Present)
  • Men’s Soccer Varsity Assistant/JV Head Coach | Cincinnati Country Day School (2017-2019)
  • Track & Field Assistant Coach | Cincinnati Country Day School (2018-Present)
  • Trainer | Heather Mitts/Rose Lavelle Camp
  • University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
Haley Racer

Haley Racer

hayleyracer4@gmail.com

Haley Racer, Staff Trainer

Coming Soon!

Justin DeMoss

Justin DeMoss

justinwdemoss@gmail.com

Justin DeMoss, Staff Trainer

Teams:

G2009 White (Asst.)

Alliance Cincinnati Future Stars

 

Coaching Licenses:
USSF National “D” License
NSCAA Goalkeeper I and II

Additional Info:

  • Walnut Hills HS | Boys Varsity Coach (2004-2007)
    • Two District Championship
  • Walnut Hills HS | JV & Varsity Assistant Coach (2002-2003)
  • Madison Consolidated High School – Madison, IN | Varsity Asisstant Coach (2000)
  • OSYSA HS summer camp for Girls (2017-2018)
  • OSYSA ODP District Ccaching and Evaluating (2002-2007)
  • Coaching experience with Westside Soccer Club, TFA, Loveland Storm
  • Played at Centre College
Angel Paredes

Angel Paredes

angel_paredes5@hotmail.com

Angel Paredes, Staff Trainer

Teams:

B2004/05 Elite

G2009 White

 

Coaching Licenses:

USSF Grassroots Modules Program

 

Additional Info:

  • Hometown : Tegucigalpa, Honduras/Cincinnati
  • Bilingual : Spanish and English
  • Education : B.A. Ohio Christian University
    • Magna Cum Laude.
    • Dual major : Sports and Business management
  • Honduras Soccer Academy
  • Ohio Christian University
    • NCCAA & KIAC All Region Team
    • NAIA Scholar Athlete 2016, 2017
    • NCCAA National Runner Up (2014)
  • FC Cincinnati Business/Ticket Office (-2020)
  • Columbus Crew SC Business Office (-2018)
  • Pride SC Marketing (-2016)
Tara Murray

Tara Murray

tarakmurray14@gmail.com

Tara Murray, Staff Trainer

Teams:

G2007 Gold

G2008 Gold (Asst.)

 

Coaching Licenses;

USSF National “D” License

 

Additional Info:

  • Lakota East High School | Girls Varsity Head Coach (12 years)
  • University of Cincinnati | Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach
  • Elite staff trainer for Club Cincinnati, Cincinnati Classics, Ohio Elite & Beechmont Soccer Club
  • Ohio South ODP Staff Coach
  • Region 2 ODP Regional Staff Coach
  • Glen Este High School
    • 2 time All-American & Player of the Year
  • Xavier University & University of Cincinnati
    • Regional All-American
  • Cincinnati Leopards Semi-Pro
  • United States Women’s National Team
  • US Women’s U19 National Team
  • US Women’s U16 National Team
Kiersten Johnson

Kiersten Johnson

kjohnson11.kj@gmail.com

Kiersten Johnson, Staff Trainer

Teams:

G2009 Gold

 

Additional Info:

Coming soon!

Shannon Brueck

Shannon Brueck

shannonbrueck@gmail.com

Shannon Brueck, Staff Trainer

Teams:

G2011 Gold

B2011 Gold (Asst.)

 

Additional Info:

  • Alliance Cincinnati SC (2019 – Present)
  • Metro Soccer Club Dayton (2019)
  • Wittenberg University Soccer(2015-2018)
    • 4 year starter
  • Milford High School Soccer Player (2011-2014)
  • Cincinnati Soccer Alliance / Miami Township Soccer Club Player (2004-2015)
  • University of Cincinnati M.S. Nursing (in process)
  • Wittenberg University B.S. Biology (History minor)
Danny Diceanu

Danny Diceanu

Danny Diceanu, Staff Trainer

Teams:

G2002/03 Elite (Asst.)

B2004/05 Elite (Asst.)

 

Additional Info:

Coming soon!

 

Samantha Rupert

Samantha Rupert

srupert22@gmail.com

Samantha Rupert, Staff Trainer

Coming Soon!

Ron Maddy

Ron Maddy

rmaddy@integratedprotection.com

Ron Maddy, Staff Trainer

Teams:

B2010 Gold (Asst.)

B2010 Blue (Asst.)

Additional Info:

  • Anderson High School | Women’s Soccer JV Head Coach (2000-2002, 2017-Present)
  • Anderson High School | Women’s Soccer Varsity Assitant Coach (2003-2004, 2016)
  • Anderson High School | Men’s Soccer Varsity Assistant Coach (2004-2009)
Princess Tarrance-Lander

Princess Tarrance-Lander

ptarrance23@gmail.com

Princess Tarrance-Lander, Staff Trainer

Teams:

B2006/07 Premier (Asst.)

 

Coaching Licenses;

USSF National “D” License

 

Additional Info:

  • Alliance GK Trainer
  • Alliance Trainer/Coach for Boys teams
  • Mount Notre Dame | Goalkeeper Trainer (2019)
  • Summit Recreational Team Trainer (2015-2017)
  • Sycamore High School | Girls Soccer Goalkeeper Trainer (2015, 2016)
  • Coached Youth House Teams Wall2Wall (2014-2016)
  • Bellevue High School | Goirls Soccer Goalkeeper Trainer (2010)
  • GK Trainer Bellevue High School Girls Soccer Team in 2010
  • Muskie Challenge Day Camp for High School Girls Teams (2006, 2007)
  • Goalkeeper Cincinnati Sirens FC, Women’s Professional Soccer League (2016-Present)
  • Bowling Green State University | Women’s Club Soccer Team (2010-2012)
    • BGSU two year starter defense and goalkeeper
    • BGSU Women’s Club Soccer Treasurer
  • Muskingum University | Varsity Women’s Soccer Team (2005-2009)
    • Four year starting goalkeeper
    • Varsity Letterman (2005-2009)
    • Captain (2008)
    • Ann White Strive for Excellence Award (2008)
    • Most Dedicated Returner Award in (2007)
  • Muskingum University | Varsity Track & Field
    • Varsity Letterman (2005-2009)
    • All Ohio Shot Putt 3rd Place
  • Mariemont High School Girls Soccer Team (2001-2005)
    • Sectional Champions (2004)
    • District Runner Up (2004)
  • Bowling Green State University Master of Public Administration (2012)
  • Muskingum University Bachelor of Art in History & International Affairs (2009)
  • Manger Tri-County Indoor Soccer (2016-2017)
  • Assistant Manager Wall2Wall Soccer (2014-2016)
  • USSF certified referee since 2009
Scott Brueck

Scott Brueck

Jbrueck@cinci.rr.com

Scott Brueck, Staff Trainer

Teams:

B2011 Gold

G2011 Gold (Asst.)

Coaching Licenses:

USSF National “E” License

Additional Info:

  • Alliance Cincinnati (2019-Present)
  • Cincinnati Soccer Alliance (2010-2016)
  • Milford SAY (2007-2010)
  • Assistant Wrestling Coach Milford Junior High (2010-Present)
  • University of Cincinnati M.S. Environmental Health
  • Wittenberg University B.A. Biology (History minor)
Brad Riffle

Brad Riffle

bradleyriffle@yahoo.com

Brad Riffle, Staff Trainer

Teams:

B2008 Gold

 

Additional Info:

Coming soon!

Brett Fangman

Brett Fangman

bfangman21@gmail.com

Brett Fangman, Staff Trainer

Teams:

B2009 Blue (Asst.)

 

Coaching Licenses:

USSF National “E” License

NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma

 

Additional Info:

  • Madeira High School | GK Trainer, Assistant Coach (2013-Present)
  • McNicholas High Scool | GK Trainer, Assistant Coach (2011-2013)
  • Beechmont Soccer Club Trainer (2015-2016)
  • Cincinnati native
  • Former McNicholas high school player
  • Club player with Cincinnati Classics and Team Cincinnati
  • B.A. Wright State University.
Chris Shenton

Chris Shenton

shentonphotography@gmail.com

Chris Shenton, Staff Trainer

Teams:

G2006 Premier

Additional Info:

Coming Soon!

Sean Eubanks

Sean Eubanks

seaneubanks@twc.com

Sean Eubank, Staff Trainer

Sean plays for Cincinnati Swerve in the PASL, and player/coach for the OVPL side Northern Kentucky Nitro. He graduated from  Dixie Heights in Northern Kentucky where he also played soccer.

Doug Carter

Doug Carter

fdouglascarter@gmail.com

Doug Carter, Staff Trainer

Doug Carter has over ten years of coaching experience in the Cincinnati area. During this time he has worked at the grassroots, junior high and helped with high school levels. He earned his U.S. Soccer National “E” license in June 2015 and continues to work on other soccer certifications. Doug has degrees in computer network engineering and learning design and loves to bring that passion for technical growth and education into his coaching work. He has a commitment to the players to help them grow into better players and form a life-long love of the sport. His passion for the sport has led him to visit soccer stadiums, observe youth clubs and enjoy the local soccer culture globally in places he has visited like Spain, Germany and Peru. Doug is an Information Technology professional and manages cybersecurity for a multinational insurance company. He is married and they have two young adult children. He also enjoys music, reading and traveling.