- Head Coach
- Asst Coach
- Board Member, KC Select
- Social Media Coordinator
License Level: USSF "D" License
Bio/Additional info: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.