West Location Staff
Grew up and currently resides in Bensenville, IL. Three-year varsity player for Fenton High School… Strikers Select Futsal and soccer coach for ten years…Currently holds US Grassroots and US Soccer E coaching licenses.
Why did you join Eclipse?
Eclipse is a highly respected club in the nation with very talented player pools that form strong ethics and hard work.
What do you like most about coaching?
Seeing the individual development of players from season to season and witnessing players’ passion for the game grow.
Why should prospective players join Eclipse over other clubs in the area?
Eclipse provides a professional training environment for development both as a team and individually. The club also provides adequate competition for every player’s level, from the grassroots level up to the elite level. ECNL is a very competitive league for boys and girls that is very well organized.
Grew up in East Aurora, Ill. and currently resides in Aurora, Ill… Played Division I soccer at Northern Illinois University… Graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (NIU) and an MBA (Keller Graduate School)… Super Y League Champions (2016 and 2017)… Boys NPL Finalist (2016)… Danone Nations Cup Champion USA (2016)… NPL 1 League Champions 2004 & 2005 Boys… State Champion 2019… State Runner Up 2019… Two US Club Regional Champion 2019… US Club National Cup Champion 2019… US Club Regional Champion 2019… US Club National Cup Finalist 2019… ENPL National Finalist 2019… 2019 ECNL Midwest U15 Conference Champions… Currently holds USSF E and D licenses… Joined Eclipse Select in 2017.
Most recently won the inaugural 2020-21 ECNL National Championship at the U-17 age group… and 2021 US Club National Champions at the U-15 and U-17 age groups.
Why did you Join Eclipse?
It was the inaugural season of the Boys ECNL platform. I was offered the opportunity to run the West Location and coach in the Boys ECNL.
What do you like the most about coaching?
I love helping develop young athletes to reach their full potential and becoming great people along the way. Through work ethic, discipline, dedication, resiliency, persistence, and respect we work together to bring out the best in each other. It is a continuous cycle of self-motivation to share the passion of the game.
Why Should prospective players join Eclipse over other clubs in the area?
No other club will have the passion to develop kids as we do, no one else will put in the long hours to achieve it, and we share the commitment that the family makes.