Staff Directors

 

Sporting Omaha FC is dedicated to providing the most experienced and dedicated staff in the region. 

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Alex Mason, Director of Coaching - Girls

  • USSF "A" License

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

  • 2009 NSSA Girl's Coach of the Year

  • USSF National Youth License

  • NSSA CEP State Instructional Staff

  • English F.A. License

  • League Managers Association Certificate

  • Former Director of Coaching for Arsenal Soccer

  • First professional tryouts at Queens Park Rangers in 1975

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Ryan Kruse, Director of Coaching - Boys

  • USSF "A" License

  • NSSA Boys’ Coach of the Year (2011)

  • NSCAA Level 2 GK Diploma

  • National Youth License

  • Spanish RFEF Workshop (2012)

  • NSSA CEP State Instructional Staff

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Edward Meitzen, Youth Director - Lincoln

  • USSF D License

  • Level 1 GK certification

  • Assistant coach at Southeast Community College

  • Staff coach for Dakota ODP

  • Head coach for Lincoln North Star Varsity Girls

  • Played collegiate soccer at Doane College

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Karl Ostrand, Director of Operations

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

  • Former Director of Coaching Education at Ubuntu Football Academy, Cape Town South Africa 

  • Former Club Technical Director at Fish Hoek AFC, Cape Town South Africa 

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Christina Lewis, Youth Director

  • USSF "B" 

  • U6/U8 Youth Module

  • U10/U12 Youth Module

  • Played for Rockhurst University

  • Rockhurst University - Biology & Philosophy

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Keri Leece, Communications Director

  • USSF "C" License

  • National Youth License

  • U6/U8 Youth Module

  • U10/U12 Youth Module

  • ECNL club administrator

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Renee Wanderscheid, Club Registrar

  • Office manager

  • USYS club registrar

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Holly Rilantono, Accounting Manager

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Aaron Blakeston, Office Assistant

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Luke Baxter, Assistant Director - Girls

  • United Soccer Coaches, National Diploma

  • ORTEC Pro Statistic & Video Analysis (MLS)

  • The Union of European Football Association, ‘UEFA B’

  • F.A. Youth Module 1 & 2

  • F.A. Futsal Level 1

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James Dean, Boys Academy Director

  • Boys Academy Director of Coaching

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diplomia

  • USSF 'D' License

  • USSF Youth National License

  • Coerver Youth Diploma

  • NSCAA Level 2 Goalkeeper License

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Matt Bragg, Girls Academy Director

  • Girls Academy Director of Coaching

  • USSF National 'D' License