Alex Rawlings – Director of Coaching

  • Drafted into the NPSL by the Dayton Dynamo in 1991
  • Professional Indoor – Canton Invaders in 1992-93
  • Professional Outdoor – 1993 and 1994 with the Cincinnati Cheetahs
  • Finneytown High School
  • The Ohio State University (1987-91), captain two years and selected senior MVP
  • Currently directs soccer programs around Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus and is involved in the skill development of soccer athletes of all ages
  • USSF “A” license and serves as an Olympic Development Program Staff Coach
  • Assistant Coach for the Men’s Indoor Professional team Cincinnati Kings (PASL) – 2007-2009.
  • Head Coach for the Men’s Indoor Professional team Cincinnati Kings (PASL) – 2009-2010.
  • Head Coach for the CSA (class 2012).  Nationally ranked 3rd.  US Youth 3-time State Champion, 2009 Regional Finalist (Region II), 2012 Regional Champion (Region II), 2012 US Youth National Championship (Region II), 3rd place finish.

Greg Bowman

  • Played: 2 year captain, 2 year mvp, Athletic Department’s College player of year 1994, Wheaton College, Boston
  • Played: 3 years playing professional soccer in the Latin American Soccer Assosiation, Boston
  • Played: 1 year playing for the Cincinnati Excite professional indoor soccer
  • College Coaching: 10 years experience as the 1st assistant.
  • Currently Coaching at Thomas More College
  • Coached 2 years Wheaton College
  • Coached 6 years University of Cincinnati
  • Coached 6 month interim Head Coach for the University of Cincinnati
  • Assistant Coach, Cincinnai Kings PDL summer 2009
  • Youth Director for the Kings Soccer Academy, 1 year
  • Youth Director for the Cardinals Soccer Club, 3 years
  • U17 Coach for the Cincinnati Classics Boys, 6 years
  • University of Cincinnati Soccer Camp Director, 6 years
  • Technical & Tactical Soccer Camp Director, 4 years
  • U.S.S.F. B license
  • N.S.C.A.A. Advanced National Diploma

Roger Claus

  • USSF National C license
  • USSF National Youth license
  • NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma
  • NSCAA State & Regional Goalkeeping diploma
  • 18 Years coaching experience

Doug Conway

  • USSF National D license
  • NSCAA GK diploma, NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma, NSCAA HS Diploma
  • Named “Ohio South Youth Soccer Association Coach of the Year” in 2000
  • 20+ years of coaching experience
  • Has coached teams to four State Championships and a USYSA Region II Championship, three US Club Soccer Regional Championships & US Club Soccer National Championship
  • Head varsity coach at Mount Notre Dame HS since 2005
  • 2005 GGCL Coach of the Year honors
  • Holds records at MND for, most wins in a season, best record in a season, most wins all time. Has coached players to both regional and national levels of ODP.



Keri Heedum

  • 2011 – Ohio South Coach of the Year
    2011 – Region 2 Coach of the Year
    2011 – Nomination for National Coach of the Year
  • NSCAA GK diploma and an NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma
  • USSF National C License
    USSF National Youth License
  • 2010-Current: Assistant coach, Xavier University
  • 2009-10: Boys Varsity University HS (Orlando, FL), Florida Soccer Alliance Premier, Academy and Training Staff (Orlando, FL)
  • 2008-09: Girls Varsity Hagerty HS (Orlando, FL)
  • 2004-08: Girls Varsity University HS (Orlando, FL)
  • 2003-10: Florida State Staff ODP Coach (Orlando, FL), Central Florida United Training Staff (Orlando, FL)
  • 2001-03: Boys Varsity Kearns HS (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • 2000-03: Utah State Staff ODP Coach (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • 4 year starter and captain of A10 Championship team at Xavier University



Jeff Lambert

  • USSF National D License
  • NSCAA GK diploma, NSCAA HS Diploma
  • GSE Cardinals U-8-U12 (1999-2003)
  • Ohio Elite U-8′s (2006-2008)
  • Former Assistant Varsity Coach and JV coach for Glen Este High, 2 years
  • JV Coach at Mount Notre Dame, since 2005


Steve Leyland

  • Played: Takapuna City AFC 1967-1981 U10-senior 1st XI Westlake Boys High School 1st XI 1976 Whangarei City AFC Reserves 1984-1985
  • Coaching Licence/Certificates: New Zealand Junior Coaching Certificate, USSF National D Licence, NCAA Advanced Regional Youth, NCAA National Youth Diploma
  • Takapuna City AFC (New Zealand) – Coached U8-U18 (1973-1982)
  • Whangarei City AFC(New Zealand)- Player/Coach Senior Reserve (1984-1986)
  • Takapuna City AFC (New Zealand)- Coached U18 (1987-1989)
  • Club Orange Crush (Guam) – Coached U10-U13 (1992-1994)
  • Team Cincinnati – Coached U8-U16 (1997-2004)
  • Beechmont Soccer Club – Coached/Trained U-11-U15 (2005-present)
  • Westside Soccer club -Trained U10-U15 (2006-2007)
  • MTSC Trained U12-U14 (2007-2008)
  • CSA Trained U8-U12 (2008-Present)


Pete Ohmer

  • University of Rio Grande
  • Wilmington College
  • Team Cincinnati-Team Captain
  • Milford High School-4 Years Varsity
  • Team Captain-2 Years
  • Team MVP-Senior Year
  • Currently Playing in Men’s Amateur leagues and Futsal
  • Miami Township Soccer Club
  • Cincinnati Soccer Alliance


Todd Rubin

  • Former Finneytown High School All-City, All-State player
  • Former collegiate soccer player at Methodist University/4 year starter, All Conference, Team MVP
  • 1993-1996 Assistant Coach, Methodist University, NCAA Div.III Finalist 1995
  • 1996-1998 Assistant Coach, Old Dominion University
  • 2001 Head Varsity Coach, McAuley High School
  • 2002-2003 Assistant Girls Varsity Coach, Loveland High School
  • 2005-2008 Assistant Varsity Coach, Saint Ursula Academy, 2005 State Finalist, 2007 State Champions
  • 1999-2008 Loveland Soccer Club, Coach and Trainer
  • 2008-Present Cincinnati Soccer Alliance, Coach and Trainer

Alex Schick

  • Collegiate player at Xavier University 1998-2002 – 4yr starter
  • 4 year Varsity starter/2 year captain for Greenwood HS, KY

  • All-City, All-Region, All-State in KHSAA 1997 & 1998

  • Played for Javanon Soccer Club, KY 1992-1998

  • KY ODP State Team 1994-1998, US ODP Regional Pool 1998, US ODP Regional Team 1998

  • Sycamore Arsenal – Coached/Trained U12-U16 (2002-2005)

  • Warren County Soccer Club – Coached/Trained U14-U16 (2000-2002)

Zac Van Frank

  • US NAVY veteran and member of the 99′ ALL NAVY SOCCER TEAM
  • Played collegiate soccer 2 years for Cincinnati State and a season at USC Aiken
  • Former goalkeeper for the Cincinnati Excite (AISL), Cincinnati Kings (USL 2), 1790 Cincinnati Express (PASL-PRO)
  • Keeper / team trainer Cincinnati Soccer Alliance
  • Asst Coach and Keeper Trainer, Milford High School Boys Soccer
  • Head Strength Coach, Milford High School
  • Co-Director, “The Shutout Goalkeeper Academy”

David Stejbach

  • Soccer Education:
    U.S.S.F National A
  • Coaching Experience:
    Head Coach for the ’94 Boys ODP State Team 2011
    ODP Boys 1997 State Team Assistant Coach 2010
    ODP State Coach/Evaluator 2009-2010
    ODP District Coach: 2007-2010
  • Cincinnati Soccer Alliance: Head Coach/Trainer 2008-Present
  • Mariemont Girls Junior High Head Soccer Coach 2006
  • Loveland Soccer Club: Head Coach 2004-2008
  • Loveland SAY Soccer: Head Coach 2003-2004
  • Licensed Physical Therapist
    Licensed Athletic Trainer
    Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Paulette Rumpke

  • Paulette has been a long time professional trainer and involved with the club soccer for the past 15 years. She currently hold a USSF B Coaching License as well as the Youth National. She has coached 2 teams to State Championship titles and on to participate in Regional’s. She was a former player at the University of Cincinnati and recently inducted into the UC Hall of Fame.

Zac Schmitz

  • Played at sycamore high school
  • Played at Earlham college 4 years
  • Currently plays for the Cincinnati Saints who now play in the USPL
  • Last year 2010 was first year of coaching at Mount Notre Dame high school
  • Currently Freshman Head coach at MND High school

Dave Woeste

  • Professional Indoor – The Louisville Thunder of the AISA (American Indoor Soccer Association) 1986
  • Northern Kentucky University – Best Offensive Player 1983
  • Northern Kentucky University – Voted Captain 1995
  • Centerville High School – State Finalist 1982
  • Director – Dave Woeste Soccer School – Tri-State Area since 1996
  • Youth Director of Coaching – Warren County Soccer Club 2005-2011
  • Trainer and Head Coach – Sycamore Soccer Club 1998-2005
  • State Cup – Fair Play Award 2001/2002
  • OSYSA District Coach 1989, 1996 – present
  • OSYSA Head Coach – ‘95′ Boys 2010
  • OSYSA Head Coach – ‘99′ Girls 2010
  • ODP Kentucky District Coach – 1993/1994
  • USSF National “B” License issued July 2003
  • USSF National “Y” License issued December 2003

Brad Poppell

  • ODP – U.S. National pool player, Regional team, State team
  • Centerville High School- Centerville, Ohio
  • Ohio South Player of the Year
  • 1st Team All-State
  • Miami University- Oxford, Ohio
  • USSF National D License
  • Warren County United Soccer Club (2011) – U8 Girls, Youth Development Academy
  • Hammer F.C (2011- Present) – Youth Development Academy.  U8/U9 Girls and U8/U9 Boys trainer and coach
  • CSA South (2012-Present)
  • Milford SAY (2009-Present)
  • OSYSA Head Coach – ‘99′ Girls 2010