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Sporting Nebraska FC is proud to announce starting summer 2022 we will be a part of the United Women's Soccer League Central Conference.

"We are thrilled to be provided the opportunity to compete in the UWS, beginning May 2022. This team will provide an extension of the club's pathway into the professional game. This team allows us to provide a place for our alumni and offer the opportunity for collegiate players to continue to develop their game during the summer. We are excited for our members and the community of Omaha to have the opportunity to be around the team and create more amazing soccer memories. The UWS offers more than just a team, but a brighter future for female players in the area. My staff and I are excited for this opportunity!” - Luke Baxter, Head Coach


United Women’s Soccer (UWS) is a national pro-am league composed of professionally operated clubs within the United States and Canada. UWS provides high level competition for college players, aspiring and former professionals, and international stars.

UWS Staff


Luke Baxter

Alex Mason

Neil Hope

Kevin Lebhan

Ben Liesveld

Daphne Nierop

Devin Frisby

Schedule 2022


Training sessions will be held at the Omaha Sports Complex.

Home games will be held at Papillion LaVista South High School & Papillion Landing.


Luke Baxter: 402-681-0776 or

Follow the team

Instagram: @SNFC_UWS | Twitter: @SNFC_UWS

Staff Bios

Luke Baxter, Head Coach

  • United Soccer Coaches, National Diploma

  • ORTEC Pro Statistic & Video Analysis (MLS)

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

Alex Mason, Assistant Coach

  • USSF "A" License

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

  • 2009 NSSA Girl's Coach of the Year

  • USSF National Youth License

Neil Hope, Assistant Coach

  • USSF Youth

  • FA Level 3

  • NSCAA Advanced National

Kevin Lebahn, Assistant Coach

  • USSF "C" License

  • Level 3 Goalkepper Diploma

  • Goalkeeper coach at IWCC

Ben Liesveld, Assistant Coach

  • USSF "C" License

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

Daphne Nierop, Assistant Coach

  • Holland Youth National Teams

  • UEFA C Coaching license

  • Degree in Sport & Coaching

  • Propaedeutics in Sports management.

Devin Frisby, Assistant Coach

  • College of Wooster-2015-2018

  • All-NCAC Honorable Mention

  • NCAC All-Tournament Team

  • NCAC Academic Honor Roll

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