Coaches

Simon Whitehead, Director

Simon Whitehead, Director

Simon Whitehead has been the licensee for Coerver Coaching Minnesota and Wisconsin since 1993. Since emigrating to the United States in 1986, he has conducted thousands of soccer camps and clinics for both coaches and players. He holds a B.Ed Honors degree in Physical Education from Exeter University (St. Luke’s College ), and M.Sc Degree Read the full bio…

Latcho Kostadinov (LB)

Latcho Kostadinov (LB)

Latcho Kostadinov has been the Summer Camp Director and a Senior Staff Coach for the last 4 years. He hails from Bulgaria where he played professionally for CSKA Sofia. He has a vast knowledge of soccer and great experience with youth soccer in Minnesota. Latcho has his USSF C License and NSCAA Premier Diploma, as well Read the full bio…

Jason Jacob

Jason Jacob

Jason has a long history of successful soccer coaching in Minnesota as the Head Boys coach at Coon Rapids and at club level. He is currently the manager of the ADRENALINE SPORTS CENTER in Coon Rapids and helps promote Coerver in many ways for Coerver Minnesota, including our programming at the NSC in Blaine.

Ben LeVahn

Ben LeVahn

Ben has been a loyal Coerver Trainer for several year, and completed his Coerver Youth Diploma last year. He is a full time teacher at Park Center High School and is the Head Girls Coach at Maple Grove High School.

Kor Cha

Kor Cha

Kor has been an outstanding Coerver Coach in Minnesota for several years. Kor holds he following soccer qualifications: NSCAA junior level VI diploma, USSF E certificate, MYSA Y module.  He was also a 3 year starter at Hamline university and has coached extensively at the high school and club level.

Josh Roy

Josh Roy

Josh Roy has been an enthusiastic and dedicated Coerver Trainer for the past 4 years. Josh holds the Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma which he attended in April 2011. He is a coach and trainer for The Edina Soccer Club.

Luis O’Campo

Luis O’Campo

Luis O’Campo is one of Minnesota’s most experienced Coerver Coaches. He is a native of Mexico and is now the Coaching Director for St. Louis Park Soccer Association. Luis holds his Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma which he attended in October 2011, and his USSF C License.

Amelia Kasten

Amelia Kasten

Amelia has been a Coerver Trainer for four years and has coached at high school (Edina, St Charles) and in Club Youth Soccer (Rochester, Edina ). She is a graduate of Winona State (All-American) and spent a year with the University of Minnesota. Amelia holds the USSF C License.

Brian Kallman

Brian Kallman

Brian is a local player who rose from All-State at Woodbury High School to a dominant player at Creighton University to a Professional Player with the Minnesota Stars FC. A year round Coerver Coach is one of our most popular trainers.

Danny Wasson

Danny Wasson

Danny is one of our Minnesota Stars FC Players but is also a year round Coerver Coach. He has played very high level for the Colorado Rapids in the MLS and professionally in Germany before joining the Stars. A popular and enthusiastic player coach who hopes to make an impact in the NASL and in Read the full bio…

Tommy Kleczewski

Tommy Kleczewski

Tommy is a former Macalester Player and is intricately involved with youth soccer in Minnesota. Two year ago, he and Jon Lowery started Keeper Konnection and it has gained a great reputation for training goalies year round. Tommy also coaches in the Edina Soccer Club.

George Stuempfig

George Stuempfig

George Stuempfig has been around Minnesota soccer for many year as a player and now as an accomplished coach. He is the Head Boys Coach at Breck High School, where he won a State Championship, and has coached in the PSA Club system. George has been a Coerver Trainer for the past seven years.

Chris Haggerty

Chris Haggerty

Chris is an Englishman who has been directing the Forest Lake Soccer Club for the past few years. This year they merged with area clubs to form Lakes United with Chris at their helm. He has been ever present as Coerver Trainer for the past 6 years.

Holly Sutton

Holly Sutton hails from Elk River and has returned to her home area to teach and coach in Rogers, MN. If fact in her first year as the High School Varsity Coach, her team won the State Championship! Holly is an experienced Coerver Coach and All-American at Winona State University who is returning to the Read the full bio…

Donny Mark

Donny Mark

Donny has been involved in Coerver Coaching since he was 9 years old. As a “Coerver Player” Donny dazzled the crowd with his silky skills and was a standout All State player for Minnetonka High School. Donny player his college ball at the University of Connecticut where he was an important part of their 2000 Read the full bio…

Colette Montgomery

Colette Montgomery

Colette hails from the Midlands of England where she played in the Pro Leagues before starting her coaching career in the States. She is currently the Girls Coaching Director of Edina Soccer Club.

Jay Moore

Jay Moore

Jay has coached many MYSA teams in the past, has worked for many clubs as a skills trainer, as well as being a Coerver Trainer for the past four years. He holds his National B and C Licenses, The NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, and has coached at Fridley and Roseville Area High Schools. Born and raised Read the full bio…

Carl Craig

Carl Craig

Carl has been coaching in the USA for the past 18 years and is a proud Geordie (from Newcastle – England). Carl holds an A License in both the USA and Europe and frequently teaches courses for the MYSA. Carl is Assistant Coach of the Championship NSC Minnesota Stars and is also the Coaching Director Read the full bio…

Sam Ross

Sam Ross

Sam Ross is a graduate of Bemigii State University and specialized in Sports Science whist competing as a Varsity Player. She has had a short stint coaching at a D2 College in South Carolina, but is back in Minnesota now as a youth coach and a Coerver Trainer. Sam is from Stillwater, Minnesota and will Read the full bio…

Patrick Stiner

Patrick Stiner

Patrick is from Forest Lake Minnesota and represents Northwestern College in Soccer as a Varsity player. He coaches for Coerver on a regular basis and has proven to be a very popular trainer.

Daneen Goncalves

Daneen Goncalves

Daneen has been coaching with various clubs and high schools in Minnesota for 10 years. She has also traveled, played, and coached in countries such as South Africa, Mozambique, the Netherlands, and New Zealand. Daneen has a Coerver Youth Diploma from April of 2011, but has been a Coerver trainer for the past three years.

Steve Bellis

Steve Bellis

Steve Bellis has been a long time Coerver Coach and is currently the Head Womens Coach for D2 Concordia University in St. Paul. He was previously the Head Coach at Catherine’s Univerity and an Assistant at Macalester College. Steve has vast experience in Youth Soccer in Minnesota and was the CoachingDirector for the Wings Soccer Read the full bio…

Todd Dusosky

Todd Dusosky

Todd Dusosky is Minnesota Player who has proven to be a great Coerver Coach this year!! He, along with his twin brother Troy, were standouts at Anoka High School. All State players and ODP selections, Todd went on to play Professional Soccer for the Cleveland Crunch, Milwaukee Wave and the Minnesota Thunder.

Kelsey Hans

Kelsey Hans

Kelsey Hans was an All-State forward at Lakeville High School and went on to be a free scoring forward at Northwestern University. After being the Assisitant coach at Michigan, Kelsey has moved back to Minnesota and has been a Coerver Coach for 2 years. Also Assistant Girls Coach at Edina High School.

Alex Malik

Alex is from Stillwater, MN and has had a passion and enthusiasm for soccer since he was able to dribble a ball. Graduating from Stillwater Area High School he went on to attend Kansas State. Alex has coaching diplomas with the NSCAA and is continually growing as a coach by furthering his coaching education. He Read the full bio…