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Coach Coach Profile
Aaron Phipps


  • USSF "F" License-coached youth since 2011


Aaron Littell
Bill Tott


  • USSF "F" License


Bob Littell
  • USSF "D" License, involved in coaching 30 years
  • NSCAA Diploma
  • Retired Referee
  • Former NPSL, MISL Official
Bryan Schmitt
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma -- (USSF B license equivalent)
  • Played at Missouri State University 1988-90-NCAA Division 1
  • Truman High School Boy's and Girl's coach from 1996-2011
  • Physical Education Teacher at Truman High School 1996-present
  • Missouri Public Schools Western Region Coach of the Year 2008
  • KC Select girls coach since 2006


Chad Basler
  • USSF National "E" License -coaching youth since 2009
  • Vianney High School St. Louis 1992-1995, Soccer Co-Captain 1995
  • NWMSU, Baseball Division II 1995-1999
Chris Travalent
  • USSF D License, coached youth since 1999
  • Coached first-ever girls team from KC Metro area to represent Missouri at the Region II Soccer Championships - 2003
  • President and co-founder KC Select
  • Past President KC Metro League 
  • Baker University Varsity GK - 4 years
  • NAIA HAAC, All-Conference 4 years
  • NAIA District 10 All-District 2 years, Team Captain
  • Lee's Summit High School Varsity GK – 3 years 1984-1986
  • All-Conference, All-District, Team Captain
Christine Cross

USSF "F" License

Chuck Mathis


  • USSF D License, coached youth since 2001
  • NSCAA Youth II Diploma
  • NSCAA Goalkeeper I Diploma
  • Missouri Southern State University-1987-1991, Co-Captain (1990, 1991)
  • Lee's Summit High School Varsity-1985-1986
  • All-Conference 1985, 1986, All-District 1985, 1986, All-Metro 1986, Co-Captain 1986


Clayden Weems
  • English B License.
  • Played with English professional club
  • Represented the All-City and All-State teams, coached All-City teams.
  • Four year starter at Alsager College, England
  • Played in two British  College Finals .
  • Youth Development Coordinator (Oldham Athletic F.C)
  • Notre Dame de Sion head coach 1991-1995
  • Co-Founder KC Select Soccer club.
  • Organized and hosted the first MRL games in Kansas City.
  • Coached 4 year starters at MU,KU,Nebraska,Iowa, Wake Forest etc.
  • Coached State champions and Nationally ranked teams.
  • B.Ed Honors degree: Physical Education and Mathematics
  • Former Athletic Director in English High School


Donovan Willis

  • USSF National "C" License
  • NSCAA "C" License

Edward Burkett

  • USSF National "D" License

Emir Esparza

  • USSF National "C" License
  • NSCAA "B" License

Ernie Craig
  • USSF National "D" License -coached youth since 2010

Coach Ernie at age five began playing soccer for the Paul Klover Soccer League in Sedalia, Mo.  During the next 7 years, his team garnered many division championships, and the 1984 team won the Indoor Division Title.

From 1985 to 1989, he played Select soccer for the Sedalia Travelers, the Budweiser Travelers, and the Bandag Travelers.  His teams played tournaments at Kemper Arena (KC, MO), the Collinsville Invitational (IL), and the Show-Me-State Games, placing in the top three in each one.  Ernie's 1987 team won the Kansas City Soccer League Championship.

He went on to Smithton H.S. where he played Varsity soccer from the '92-'93 to '94-'95 seasons.  During the '93 and '94 seasons, Ernie was named to both the All District and All Conference teams.  After leading Smithton with 21 goals his senior year (finishing his career with 36 goals, just 9 shy of the school record), Ernie was named to the Missouri All State team by the MSC/OA as a striker.

Fred Olsson


  • USSF "F" License-coached youth since 2011


Jameson Rinehart


  • USSF National "D" License-coached youth since 2008
  • Kearney HS player 1993-1997


Jeff Davis

  • USSA National "D" License

Jeffrey Cole

Professional Licenses:

  • USSF National "A" (2012), USSF National "B" (2009)
  • USSF National Goalkeepers License January 2011
  • NSCAA Advanced National License (2007), National License (2006), State Diploma (2004)

Hutchinson Community College: Assistant women's soccer coach 2009 - 2010

  • KJCAA Conference Champs (11-0) 16-1-1 overall Ranked as high as #10 in the Nation (2009)
  • KJCAA Conference Champs (12-0) 21-1 overall (2010)
  • Region VI Champs, Ranked as high as #3 in the Nation (2010)

River City Soccer Club: Staff Coach 1997-2010

  • River City Flames U-12 Girls State Cup Champs (2008)
  • River City Flames U-13 Girls State Cup Champs (2009)
  • WFC Strikers U-12 Girls State Cup Finalist (2010)

US Youth Soccer Region II: Staff Coach 2009 - Present

  • 97 girls developmental staff coach (2009)
  • 97, 98 girls developmental staff coach (2010)

Kansas Olympic Development Program: Staff Coach 2007-Present

  • 91 girls assistant staff coach (2007)
  • 96 girls head staff coach (2008)
  • 98 girls head staff coach (2009)
  • 99 girls head staff coach (2010)

Wichita Wings: Developmental Player/Equipment Manager/Head of Game Day Operations June 1997-May 2001

  • Developmental player
  • Coordinated all game day operations at the Kansas Coliseum
  • Managed activities in the press box including radio announcing

McPherson College: Assistant Men's Soccer Coach 1997-1998

  • 1998 8-10-0 overall / 4-4 conference lost in KCAC quarters
  • 1 player All-KCAC / 3 players 2nd team All-KCAC
  • 1997 4-13-0 overall / 3-5 conference
  • UMKC Women's Soccer Team Assistant Coach-2013 to present
John Dillon

  • Coach, KC Select Bulldogs Girls 02/03
  • Coach, KC Select Ambush Boys 05/06
  • Board Member since 2013
  • USSF National "D" License
  • Participated in four sports in Burlington, Iowa where he holds school record for career goals.
  • Led club team with 14 goals in five games to a 3rd place finish in 16-team U18 Iowa Games (pre-State Cup).
  • After briefly playing with Iowa State's soccer club team, John walked-on as a place kicker for the Iowa State football team from 1994-1996.
  • Coached youth soccer for over 10 years.
  • 2015 Missouri State Cup, U12 Girls (KC Select Bulldogs)

Mark Bruno

  • USSA National "D" License

Matt Robb


  • USSF "D" License-coached youth since 2004


Megan Stueve

Coaching experience:

  • USSF "F" License
  • Youth Private Soccer lessons 2012-14
  • MSSU: Coach Youth Soccer Camps 2008-12
  • Lee's Summit High School Girls Varsity Assistant Soccer Coach 2013-14

Playing experience:

  • Lee's Summit High School Varsity 2004-08
  • All Conference, All District, All Metro, All Region
  • Attended Missouri Southern State University
  • Named MSSU Women’s athlete of the week three times
  • Nominated for All-MIAA Women’s soccer player of the week 5 times
  • Named All-MIAA Women’s soccer player of the week
  • Team Captain
  • First-team All Conference, All Region
  • MSSU Women's Soccer MVP MSSU Female Athlete of the Year
  • All-MIAA Player of the Year Nominee
  • Ranked 10th in the nation for fasted goal scored in D11 Women's Soccer
  • Invited to play Fall 2012 with Kansas City Shock as outside midfielder


Mike Mathis
  • USSF D License, coached youth since 1996
  • NSCAA Youth II Diploma
  • NSCAA Goalkeeper I Certification
  • Missouri Southern State University Varsity Soccer: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
  • All Academic MIAA, All Conference MIAA
  • Lee's Summit High School Varsity Soccer:  1988, 1989, 1990 (All Conference, All District, All Area)
  • Master of Science in Exercise Science
  • Member of American College of Sports Medicine and National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Certified ACSM-HFI, NESTA.Speed, Agility & Quickness Trainer


Nicole Littell

  • *Youth coach since 2006
  • *William Jewell College Soccer (Captain, Offensive Player of the year-2009,2010)
  • *USA Women's National Futsal Team (invited 2010)
  • *Blue Springs South varsity Soccer (2002-2006; Captain, All Conference, All Area)

Paul Thompson


  • USSF National "C" License
  • NSCAA "B" License


Ray Dlugolecki

  • USSF National "D" License

Rich Wolf

  • USSF National "D" License

Rob Rance
  • USSF National "D" License
  • FA Level 1 Coaching
Rob is from  London, England and started playing soccer when he was six. He played representative soccer throughout his youth, and at the age of 13, he played for Alton Soccer Club in Hampshire.  Rob joined the Royal Navy and earned representative honors with both US Portsmouth FC and Devonport Services FC playing in semi-professional leagues on the South Coast.  Later he played and coached for many years with Bembridge FC as well as playing Representative football for the Navy.


Ryan Kelly

  • USSF National "D" License- 2006
  • Lee's Summit North Varsity Head Coach-Girls 2013-Present
  • Lee's Summit North Assistant Coach-Girls August 2004-Present
  • Lee's Summit North Assistant Coach-Boys August 2002-Present
  • NSCAA High School Professional Development Certificate, January 2012
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, June 2011
  • NSCAA Nation Diploma, June 2007
  • Played at Lee's Summit High School 1992-95-3 Varsity Letters
  • Played at William Jewell College 1996-1997 - Two year starter

Tait Einerson


  • USSF National "D" License-coached youth since 1995
  • Liberty HS Coach 2000-2004
  • Blue Valley West HS Assist. Coach 2005-present


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