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MEET OUR 2022 CONVENTION PRESENTERS

The presenters and organizations listed below are just some of past presenters that joined us at the 2022 Convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

Sarah Buckley

Sarah Buckley

Florida State Graduate Assistant

Skye Eddy

Skye Eddy

Soccer Parenting Founder

Johnny Collins

Johnny Collins

US State Department’s Sports Diplomacy Division Sports Envoy

Dr. Julie Shaw

Dr. Julie Shaw

Lead Different Consulting

Staci Wilson

Staci Wilson

OLY, CSCS

Nick Vasos

Nick Vasos

Kansas City Comets Broadcaster

Gary Buete

Gary Buete

North Carolina Football Club Youth Chief Executive Officer

Neel Bhattacharjee

Neel Bhattacharjee

Binghamton University Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Kat Khosrowyar

Kat Khosrowyar

Former Iran National Team Captain

Eric Wynalda

Eric Wynalda

Wynalda Soccer Academy CEO

Tom Turner

Tom Turner

Ohio Soccer Director of Member Growth & Development

Denise Schilte-Brown

Denise Schilte-Brown

University of South Florida Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Zac Crawford

Zac Crawford

US Soccer

Sarah Kivel

Sarah Kivel

eiFOCUS Founder

Schellas Hyndman

Schellas Hyndman

United Soccer Coaches Staff Instructor

David Newbery

David Newbery

United Soccer Coaches Coaching Education

Becky Burleigh

Becky Burleigh

Orlando Pride Head Coach

Frans Hoek

Frans Hoek

Dutch National Team Assistant/GK Coach

Mandy Green

Mandy Green

Busy Coach President

Neil Hull

Neil Hull

United Soccer Coaches National Staff

Michael Freitag

Michael Freitag

Colorado Soccer Association Director of Coaching

Kyle Hogge

Kyle Hogge

Legends Soccer Clubs Executive Director

Samantha Snow

Samantha Snow

Liberty Soccer Club & Bluesprings Youth Soccer Association Executive Director

Janet Rayfield

Janet Rayfield

University of Illinois Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Isang Jacob

Isang Jacob

Warren Central High School Director of Athletics & Community Relations

Theresa Beeckman

Theresa Beeckman

True North Sports Author & Speaker

John DeWitt

John DeWitt

United Soccer Coaches Sport Performance Diploma

Bobby Muuss

Bobby Muuss

Wake Forest Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Sarah Lowdon

Sarah Lowdon

Penn State University Volunteer Assistant Coach

Nathan Williams

Nathan Williams

Charlotte Development Academy Techinical Director

Daniel Gutierrez

Daniel Gutierrez

New York Red Bulls Academy U13 Head Coach

Ryan Defibaugh

Ryan Defibaugh

MBS Performance Counseling Owner and Licensed Professional Counselor

Eric Bell

Eric Bell

Texas Christian University Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Chioma Atanmo

Chioma Atanmo

Mindful Appetite LLC Founder and Wellness Educator

Matt Trumpp

Matt Trumpp

Olathe West High School Head Boys and Girls Soccer Coach

Esmeralda Negron

Esmeralda Negron

ata Football Co-Founder

Robert DiBernado

Robert DiBernado

Toronto Blue Jays Mental Performance Coach

Jim Paglia

Jim Paglia

Brands That Stand President/CEO

Julie Cochran

Julie Cochran

NFHS Associations Director of Sports

Laura McLane

Laura McLane

U.S. Soccer Federation Athletic Trainer – Youth National Teams

Dan Woog

Dan Woog

Staples High School Boys Head Soccer Coach

Vince Ganzberg

Vince Ganzberg

United Soccer Coaches Associate Director of Coaching Education

Eric Legg

Eric Legg

Arizona State University Associate Professor

Betsy Butterick

Betsy Butterick

“The Coaches’ Coach” and Communication Specialist

Adam Bradley

Adam Bradley

Lead ‘Em Up Founder

Rusty Oglesby

Rusty Oglesby

United Soccer Coaches Second Vice President

Erik Oman

Erik Oman

WPL Surf Academy Director

Amanda Ferranti

Amanda Ferranti

Ferranti Empowerment Certified Mental Performance Consultant

James Wagenschutz

James Wagenschutz

High Performance Consultant

Andrew Clifton

Andrew Clifton

Legends Soccer Clubs Director of Coach Education

Donna Fishter

Donna Fishter

Donna Fishter Consulting LLC Leadership Coach/Team Architect

Andrew Donnery

Andrew Donnery

EDSPORA Founder/CEO

Eilidh Thomson

Eilidh Thomson

University of Virginia Director of Analytics

Alexa Diaz

Alexa Diaz

Girls Academy Director of League Development and Player Programs

Dr. Tiffany Jones

Dr. Tiffany Jones

X-Factor Performance Consulting Owner/President

Tom Gardner

Tom Gardner

Everton Football Club Head of Performance Analysis

Celia Slater

Celia Slater

True North Sports Chief Executive Director

Dr. Rachel Lindvall

Dr. Rachel Lindvall

The Mindful Project Co-Founder

Erin McLeod

Erin McLeod

The Mindful Project Co-Founder

Jason Pendleton

Jason Pendleton

KC Fusion Executive Director

John Orozco

John Orozco

Toledo Christian Schools Head Boys Soccer Coach

Fritz Ettl

Fritz Ettl

Human Movement & Health Science Education Assistant Professior

David Copeland-Smith

David Copeland-Smith

Beast Mode Soccer Founder

Timothy Bradbury

Timothy Bradbury

ENYYSA Director of Coaching

Dr. Nimai Parmar

Dr. Nimai Parmar

Sport Performance Analysis Senior Lecturer

Stephen Harvey

Stephen Harvey

Ohio Unversity Professor

Bill Steffen

Bill Steffen

Wingate University Assistant Professor

Casey Blades

Casey Blades

Cypress Lakes High School Girls Soccer Head Coach

Mike Curry

Mike Curry

United Soccer Coaches Foundation

Doug Lemov

Doug Lemov

Coach’s Guide to Teaching Author

Michelle Meyer

Michelle Meyer

NIL Network Founder

Ash Wallace

Ash Wallace

Sporting Kansas City Assistant Coach

Warren Mersereau

Warren Mersereau

SoccerSolutions Co-Founder

Susan Ryan

Susan Ryan

Stony Brook University Assistant Professor

David Dilanni

David Dilanni

University of Iowa Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Ian Donnelly

Ian Donnelly

United Soccer Coaches Staff Instructor

Lesle Gallimore

Lesle Gallimore

The Girls Academy League Commissioner

Alison  Kocoras

Alison Kocoras

U.S. Soccer Senior Counsel

Lang Wedemeyer

Lang Wedemeyer

Liberty University Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Jonathan Rhodes

Jonathan Rhodes

New York Red Bulls U17 Head Coach

Anadi Taylor

Anadi Taylor

iSportsAnalysis Managing Director

Paul Marco

Paul Marco

Binghamton University Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Anna-Kate DePaolo

Anna-Kate DePaolo

DeSales University Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Jay DeMerit

Jay DeMerit

RISE + SHINE App Founder and Chief Energy Officer

Sandy Hunt

Sandy Hunt

Pac-12 WCC, Big West, Mountain West, Big Sky, NCAA Soccer Officiating Coordinator

Ted Priestly

Ted Priestly

Fundraise4U CEO and Founder

Samantha Ekstrand

Samantha Ekstrand

Attorney for Coaches

Jennifer Klein

Jennifer Klein

Michigan Women’s Head Soccer Coach

Chris Clements

Chris Clements

Minot State University Women’s Head Soccer Coach

Jessica Freemas

Jessica Freemas

Sport Scientist and Exercise Physiologist

Bryan Turner

Bryan Turner

No Stress Midwest Owner

Ritchie Wilson

Ritchie Wilson

Scottish FA Coach Education & Development Manager

Molly Grisham

Molly Grisham

Influence, LLC Owner

Jeremy Tosaya

Jeremy Tosaya

Next College Student Athlete Recruiting Coach

Lars Lagerbäck

Lars Lagerbäck

Former National Team Head Coach

Carlos Casal

Carlos Casal

LaLiga Soccer Projects Coordinator

Juan Florit Zapata

Juan Florit Zapata

LaLiga Head of Sport Projects

Andoni Bombin

Andoni Bombin

Athletic Club Head of Training Methodology

Max DuBane

Max DuBane

New York Red Bulls Coach Education Manager

Matt Spear

Matt Spear

Soccer Resilience Founder

Tim Selgo

Tim Selgo

NCAA DII Mens and Womens Soccer Coaches Connection Connector

JT Dorsey

JT Dorsey

The JT Dorsey Foundation Executive Director

Paul Fabry

Paul Fabry

Kansas Youth Soccer Director of Coaching

Skyler Bell

Skyler Bell

Utah Youth Soccer State Director of Coaching and Player Development

Mirelle Van Rijbroek

Mirelle Van Rijbroek

U.S. Soccer Federation Director of Talent ID/Head of Scouting Youth National Teams 

Ashlee Fontes-Comber

Ashlee Fontes-Comber

Nikao Management, LLC Chief Executive Officer

Louise Waxler

Louise Waxler

McLean Soccer Executive Director

Bryan Alcantara

Bryan Alcantara

New York Red Bulls Regional Manager

Paddy Byrne

Paddy Byrne

Everton Academy Coach

Mike Cullina

Mike Cullina

Incoming US Club Soccer CEO/Executive Director

Dr. Matthew Robinson

Dr. Matthew Robinson

Master Coach and Soccer Leader Course Academic Director

Brandon  Salway

Brandon Salway

Waynflete School Boys Varsity Head Coach

Anthony Madonia

Anthony Madonia

Hinsdale Central Girls Soccer Head Coach

Jeffrey McClure

Jeffrey McClure

American Youth Soccer Association Coach

Wendy LeBolt

Wendy LeBolt

Fit2Finish Author

Jillian Loyden

Jillian Loyden

The Keeper Institute Chief Executive Officer

Art Hernández

Art Hernández

Lower Merion Soccer Club Development Academy Director

Nicole Hercules

Nicole Hercules

Rochester City Soccer League President

Greg Davidson

Greg Davidson

Indiana Soccer Coaches Association President

Jill Meshekow

Jill Meshekow

Human Resources Professional

Mauricio Lozada

Mauricio Lozada

Tonka United Boys Age Group Director

Joelle Muro

Joelle Muro

Doctorate of PT, Sports Science – Soccer

Ben Freakley

Ben Freakley

University of Health and Performance Vice President

Cynthia Cervantes

Cynthia Cervantes

El Paso, Juventus Director of Coaching

Tom Shields

Tom Shields

STA Technical Director

Deb Raber

Deb Raber

MCLA Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Charlie Inverso

Charlie Inverso

Rider University Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Chris Price

Chris Price

Life Sports Solutions Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Alex Diaz

Alex Diaz

AYSO Area Management Administrator

Amy Griffin

Amy Griffin

OL Reign Academy Executive Director

Keith Tozer

Keith Tozer

Major League Arena Soccer Commissioner

Cory Jez

Cory Jez

Austin FC Director of Sports Science & Analysis

Heather Dyche

Heather Dyche

University of New Mexico Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Dr. Katlin Okamoto

Dr. Katlin Okamoto

Salvo Soccer Club Girls Academy Director

Michael Wiggins

Michael Wiggins

Hinsdale Central High School Head Boys Soccer Coach

Jeff Muhr

Jeff Muhr

Missouri Youth Soccer Association Director of Coaching & Player Development

Lisa Cole

Lisa Cole

Fiji Football Association Women’s Nationa Team Head Coach

Clint Begay

Clint Begay

Notah Begay III Foundation Director of NB3FIT

Kevin Sims

Kevin Sims

United Soccer Coaches Immediate Past President

Abbey Okulaja

Abbey Okulaja

US Soccer Referee Program National Referee Coach

Giovanni Pacini

Giovanni Pacini

United Soccer Coaches National Staff and National GK Staff

Alli Lipsher

Alli Lipsher

First Line Futbol Founder/Owner

Dan Abrahams

Dan Abrahams

Dan Abrahams Sport Psychology Ltd. Sports Psychologist

Ann Murphy

Ann Murphy

Youth RISE Executive Director and U19-U17 Head Boys Coach

Brett Ledbetter

Brett Ledbetter

What Drives Winning Co-Founder

Sarah McQuade

Sarah McQuade

e.t.c Coaching Consultants Founding Director

Nathan Hunt

Nathan Hunt

Sporting Kansas City Director of Coaching, Academy Affiliates

Joe Burger

Joe Burger

Kansas State Youth Soccer Association Executive Director

John Cone

John Cone

Fit for 90 CEO and President

Marcelo Antonelli

Marcelo Antonelli

Soccer Powered by Futsal Owner

Linda Low

Linda Low

etc. Coaching Consultants Coach Education Consultant

Aaron Nagel

Aaron Nagel

Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Coach Executive Director

Amanda Vandervort

Amanda Vandervort

USL Super League President

Bart Logchies

Bart Logchies

Ajax Coaching Academy Head of Education

Jené Baclawski

Jené Baclawski

South Texas Youth Soccer Technical Director

Ralph Polson

Ralph Polson

National Intercollegiate Soccer Official Association Referee

Ronald de Boer

Ronald de Boer

Ajax Youth Academy Trainer

Sandy Hatfield Clubb

Sandy Hatfield Clubb

The PICTOR Group President

Saul Hernandez

Saul Hernandez

Dodge City High School Head Boys and Girls Soccer Coach

Shane Butler

Shane Butler

FIFA Futsal Referee Instructor

Steve Gans

Steve Gans

Prince Lobel Tye LLC Partner

David Gregson

David Gregson

Embry Riddle University Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Christain Lavers

Christain Lavers

Elite Clubs National League President

Laura Peter

Laura Peter

Texas Association of Soccer Coaches Vice President

Evan Unger

Evan Unger

EDP Soccer Head of Sales and Marketing

Florian Ingwersen

Florian Ingwersen

Borussia Dortmund Coordinator of Knowledge and Education in Youth Development

Howie Putterman

Howie Putterman

United Soccer Coaches Advocacy Council High School Advocacy Chair

Jermaine Jones

Jermaine Jones

Former USMNT, MLS, and International Player

Kevin Pineda

Kevin Pineda

LMU Assistant Women’s Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

Michael Magid

Michael Magid

The Union Sports Co-Founder

Mike Lynch

Mike Lynch

Belmont Abbey Colege Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Paolo Pacione

Paolo Pacione

Club América Director of Performance

Patrick Gilliam

Patrick Gilliam

Wheaton College Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Sammy Boateng

Sammy Boateng

Western Michigan University Head Women’s Soccer Coach

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