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.

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  2005-2013
  • 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.



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

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

Mike Slauter

  • Former collegiate player at Heidelberg University
  • Former West Carrollton High School Player – 4 Year Varsity Starter
  • 4 Time All-Area and All-League Honors
  • 3 Time Team MVP
  • Played club for Metro FC (Dayton, OH) 2002-2006
  • Coaching at CSA since 2010
  • Currently holds a USSF “E” License

Larry Hutzel

  • Played with Loveland HS – 1st Team All-Southwest Ohio 1988
  • Northern Kentucky University: 1989-1993, Co-Captain Sr. Year
  • Coached Varsity Boys Soccer Coach for Loveland HS 1997-2002 and JV coach 1995-1996
  • 3-time All Southwest Ohio Coach of the Year
  • Sycamore Asst. Varsity Coach 1994
  • Sycamore Frosh. Coach 1991
  • Clubs Trained: Ages 5-18: Team Cincy, Loveland Soccer Club, Cincy Riverhawks,
  • USSF “D” License

Mike Combs


Mike Combs is a graduate of Mariemont High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he played varsity soccer and was named CHL Player of the Year in 1991. Combs was recruited by Northern Kentucky University, playing for the Norse as a center midfielder. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Education and was named to NKU’s All-Academic team, and Dean’s List. In 2005 he earned a Master’s Degree in Sports Management from Xavier University.

Combs coached at the high school level for seven years before becoming an assistant coach at Cincinnati State in 2000. He accepted a full-time position at Earlham College (NCAA Div. III) in Richmond, IN. as an assistant men’s soccer coach during the 2001 season.

In the fall of 2002, Combs returned to Cincinnati State as the head coach of the Cincinnati State men’s team. In his 13 seasons as head coach at Cincinnati State, his teams have posted a record of 211 wins, 48 losses, and 12 ties. Combs has led the Surge to 11 Ohio Community College Athletic Conference championships, three regional titles, two district titles and NJCAA National Tournament appearances in 2010, 2012 and 2013.

In those 13 seasons, the Cincinnati State program has been ranked in the top fifteen nationally and has produced 15 All-Americans. Combs was named OCCAC “Coach of the Year” in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 & 2015. Combs has also earned NJCAA Region XII “Coach of the Year” in 2010, 2012 & 2013. Since joining the (OCSA) Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association in 2012, Combs has earned “OCSA Coach of the Year” in 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015. The NSCAA named Combs as the 2013 “NJCAA – East Coach of the Year.” Combs holds a USSF “C” National Coaching License, and is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Combs is also the President of Madeira Youth Soccer and the President of the (CHSS) Cincinnati Hills SAY Soccer league.