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SLSG IL Boys Elite Program Staff

SLSG IL Elite Boys Staff

  Kyle Riebeling - Boys ECNL Director, 2005 Boys ECNL Coach, 2006 Boys ECNL Coach

 

Email: kriebeling@slsgsoccer.com

Kyle joined St. Louis Scott Gallagher Illinois in 2013. He has been coaching since January 2009. Before joining the club, he served as the head JV coach and assistant varsity coach at Columbia (IL) High School for over five years. Kyle has been a coach in the Girls Elite Program, Girls Premier Program, and Boys Elite Program. He has also served as the Girls Premier Program Director. Currently, Kyle serves as the SLSG IL Registrar and Early Zone 2 (U13-U14) Director. He coaches in the Boys Elite Program and is an assistant coach for the Saint Louis FC Academy Illinois U14 team. Kyle attended and graduated from Greenville College. He currently lives in Waterloo, IL with his wife and two daughters.

 

License Level:  USSF National B License

Additional Relevant Degrees: B.S. Secondary History Education

   

 

 

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  Brian Groark - 2001/2002 Boys ECNL Co-Coach

 

Brian has served on staff with SLSG since 2013. He grew up playing for SLSG during his youth career. Brian attending and played soccer for the 4 years he attended Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville. Since joining the club staff, Brian has served as a coach in the Boys ECNL, an assistant at the Pre-Academy level, and as an Individual Player Development Coach with Saint Louis FC Academy.  He, currenlty, works as a School Psychologist in the Parkway School District 

 

 

License Level:  USSF D License

Additional Relevant Degrees: B.S. Psychology

   

 

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  Jess Semnacher - 2003 Boys ECNL Coach

 

Jess joined SLSG in the spring 2019 season. In addition to coaching with the club, he is the head coach of the men's program at Principia College. Jess has been with Principia since 2002, where he played as a collegiate player. He eventually took over as both the Men's and Women's Soccer Coach at Principia until 2015 when he handed over the women's program to focus solely on the men. While coaching at Principia, he has received the honor of being named the SLIAC Coach of the Year.

 

License Level:  USSF B License

Additional Relevant Degrees: B.A. Spanish, Liberal Arts. USC Premier Diploma

   

 

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  Ricky Andrews - 2004 Boys ECNL Coach

 

Ricky has coached within the SLSG Missouri division for many years in addition to coaching collegiately. He joined the SLSG ECNL Boys Program in the 2018 - 2019 season. Ricky has also had two children play for SLSG. In addition to coaching at SLSG, he is an assistant coach at Lindenwood University - Belleville. Previously, he served as the Associate Head Men's & Women's Soccer Coach at Fontbonne University as well as an assistant at East Central Community College. Ricky grew up in England where as a youth he played for Arsenal FC Academy. He played collegiately at Harris Stowe Univerity. In 1998, he was named an All-American as he helped Harris Stowe to their first appearance in the NAIA National Championship.

 

License Level:  USSF D License

Additional Relevant Degrees: B.A. General Studies

   

 

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  Aaron Lantz - 2007 Boys ECNL Coach, 2001/2002 Boys ECNL Co-Coach

 

Aaron joined the coaching staff at SLSG in 2014 as a coach in our youth program. In 2015, he took on his first role as a head coach in our Elite staff and has continued as a coach in the program since. Like several other of staff coaches, Aaron grew up playing for the club during his youth career. Aaron played collegiately at Sourthern Illinois University - Edwardsville. He played 4 years at SIUE where he was an All-MVC performer. In addition to coaching with SLSG, he also works as a Senior Marketing Coordinator at Ellie Mae.

 

License Level:  USSF D License

Additional Relevant Degrees: B.A. Marketing and Business Management

   

 

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  Lee Kouadio-Tobey - 2005 & 2006 Boys ECNL Assistant Coach

 

Lee joined SLSG in September 2019. He comes to us from Little Rock, AR where he coached for Arkansas United Soccer Club U11-U14 boys teams since 2016. He has also been an assistant coach for the University of Central Arkansas, a development coach for the Philadelphia Union DA, & an assistant coach at The Shipley School & Lower Merion Soccer Club. Lee attended played college soccer at the University of Vermont. Lee played professionally in Greece, Norway, Sweden and in the USL Championship with Pittsburgh Riverhounds. He has also had training camps with the Philadelphia Union (MLS) & NSC Minnesota Stars (NASL). He was born in Cote D’ivoire. He grew up in France & in Philadelphia. He currently lives and works in St. Louis, MO for a geospatial surveying firm.

 

License Level:  USSF E License

Additional Relevant Degrees: B.A. French, B.A. Geography, Minor - Community Internation Development

   

 

Daniel Brennan

  Daniel Brennan - Boys Director of Goalkeeping

 

Daniel has served as a Goalkeeper Coach with SLSG since 2017.  He played for the club as a youth player in the Development Academy for three years before moving on to play collegiately at the University of Louisville and Salisbury University. After graduating, he joined SLSG as a staff coach. He now serves as the club's Director of Goalkeeping for Illinois Boys. He is also a graduate assistant coach for the men's soccer program at McKendree University where he is working towards a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Daniel currently resides in Collinsville, IL.

 

License Level:  USSF E License

Additional Relevant Degrees: B.A. Psychology

   

 

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  Nathan Steinmetz - SLSG Director of High Performance

 

Email:nsteinmetz@saintlouisfc.com

Nathan joined the club in 2016 after spending 17 years coaching on the field at various levels including USYS National League and Midwest Regional League. During that time, Nathan also worked with various sports organizations as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Most notably, Steinmetz spent five years at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville working with multiple teams in the NCAA Division I Athletics program. While there, he completed his Master’s Degree in Sports Psychology, which gave him a very comprehensive view of performance and allows him to assist and improve players in both the physical and psychological factors associated with high-performance.

 

License Level:  USSF C License

Additional Relevant Degrees: BSEd Exercise Science, K-12 Physical Education & Health, MS Sport Psychology, NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

   

 

 

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