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Dave Shaffer

Dave Shaffer - Director of Coaching
shaffer@soccerfortcollins.org

Education

USSF A License, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

B.A. History- Colorado State University

Coaching Experience

30+ years- 10 High School, 20 Club

About Dave

His favorite team is the one he is coaching at the time. His hobbies include backpacking and spending time with family. His favorite place to vacation is anywhere in the mountain wilderness!

2017/2018 Teams: 2002 Boys Academy, 2000 Girls Academy

Jayme HalseyJayme Beamer-Halsey - Assist. Director of Coaching
beamer@soccerfortcollins.org

Education

NSCAA Premier Diploma, USSF B License, USSF National Youth License, TOPSoccer, NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

B.A. Communications - George Mason

Coaching Experience

18 years- college, ODP, club, high school

About Jayme

Jayme's hobbies include paddle boarding, hiking, and watching her kids enjoy the things they love and seeing them laugh. Her favorite soccer team of all time is the 1999 U.S. Women's National Team. Her favorite vacation spot is Vieques, Puerto Rico.

2017/2018 Teams: 2006 Girls Academy, 2007 Girls Academy

Luis Dominguez Jr - Assistant Director of Coaching
dominguezjr@soccerfortcollins.org

Education

USSF National B License, NSCAA National Diploma

B.A. International Business- University of Evansville

Coaching Experience

10 years- Club, High School, ODP

2017/2018 Teams: 2005 Boys DA, 1999 Girls Academy. 1999 Boys Academy

 

Tony Minatta

Tony Mortenson - Assistant Director of Coaching mortenson@soccerfortcollins.org

Education

USSF National B License

Coaching Experience

19 years- Recreational, Club, High School, College

2017/2018 Teams: 2006 Boys DA, 2008 Boys Academy

 

 

Peter Nash - Assistant Director of Coaching
nash@soccerfortcollins.org

Education

USSF National A License, NSCAA Advanced National

B.A. Business Administration - St. Norbert College

Coaching Experience

18 years- Div. 1 college, club, high school

2017/2018 Teams: 2005 Girls Academy, 2004 Girls Academy

 

ARSENAL CO ANNOUNCES 2017-2018 COACHING STAFF

In anticipation of another successful year, Arsenal Colorado is excited to announce our Coaching Staff for the upcoming season. If you have questions please feel free to contact Dave Shaffer.

:: 2017-2018 Coaching Staff

 

kris banghart: team coach

Education

Coaching Experience

2017/2018 Team: 2004 Boys DA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Travis baugh: team coach

Education

USSF D License

B.S. Electrical Engineering - CU

Coaching Experience

11 years- PDL and recreational

About Travis

Travis' hobbies include cycling and watching Tour de France and skiing. His favorite soccer teams are Arsenal FC, MNT and Colorado Rapids. His favorite vacation spot is Winter Park.

2017/2018 Team: 2007 Girls White

colin beard: team coach

Education

USSF E License

B.S. Design and Merchandising - Colorado State

Coaching Experience

2 years- club and camps 

About Colin

Colin's hobbies include soccer, golf, designing and laughing. His favorite soccer teams include Arsenal Colorado and Arsenal FC.

2017/2018 Team: 2006 Boys Blue

jeff benjamin: Team Coach & goalkeeper trainer                       

Benjamin, JeffEducation

USSF B, USSF National Youth License, NSCAA Advanced National, NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma, Certified Grade 8 Referee
B.S. Colorado State University

Coaching Experience

Director of Net Results Soccer Training, 7 years high school coaching at Berthoud/Mountain View High Schools, 4 years Arsenal Goalkeeper Coach, Staff coach for Star Goalkeeper Academy, PE teacher at Rivendell School

2017/2018 Teams: 2004 Girls Royal, 2007 Boys Gold

 

NATE BLANK: team coach

Education

USSF F License

Youth Development and Leadership - Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Coaching Experience

First year- competitive

About Nate

Nate's hobbies include camping, mountain biking, golfing, hiking and skiing. His favorite soccer team is Chelsea and his favorite vacation spot is Puerto Rico.

2017/2018 Team: 2007 Girls Blue

dennis brooks: team coach

Education

 USSF D License

Coaching Experience

12 years - rec, PDL, competitive 

About Dennis

Dennis enjoys camping and fishing in his free time. His favorite soccer teams are Manchester United and whichever Arsenal Colorado team he is currently coaching. His favorite place to vacation is Steamboat Lake.
 

2017/2018 Teams: 2002 Girls Gold, 2004 Girls Gold

Dion Bubar-Hall: team coach

Education

USSF E License

B.A. Political Science - Princeton University

Master of Applied Statistics - Colorado State

Coaching Experience

First year head coach

About Dion

Dion enjoys hiking, anything soccer and travelling. His favorite soccer team is Liverpool and his favorite vacation spot is Bryce Canyon in Utah.

2017/2018 Team: 2007 Girls Blue

Hannah Carlson: team coach

Education

USSF F License

B.A. Art Education - Emporia State University

M.S. Educational Technology - University of Central Missouri

Coaching Experience

Competitive, collegiate, high school, ODP

About Hannah

Hannah enjoys cooking, shopping and Orange Theory Fitness. Her favorite soccer team is Sporting KC and her favorite vacation spot is somewhere in the Caribbean or Mexico!

2017/2018 Team: 2003 Girls Royal, 2000 Girls Royal

aminadab Delgado: team coach & Staff Trainer

Education

USSF C License
B.A. Communications - Texas A&M

Coaching Experience

14 years - High School, Club, National, Professional (Costa Rica - Central America)

About Aminadab

Mina's hobbies include photography, playing guitar, hiking and traveling abroad. His favorite soccer teams are Pumas-UNAM, FC Barcelona and Manchester United. His favorite vacation spots are Costa Rica, Playa del Carmen and Europe.

2017/2018 Teams: 2005 Boys DA, 2003 Girls Academy, 1999 Boys Gold

chris drysdale: team coach

Education

USSF D License

B.S. Electrical Engineering - McGill University, M.D. Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Coaching Experience

14 years- recreational, competitive 

About Chris

Chris' hobbies include soccer, soccer and soccer. His favorite soccer team is FC Barcelona. His favorite vacation spot is anywhere and anytime! His next dream is to learn how to sail.

2017/2018 Team: 2006 Girls Gold

Erik Eckhoff: team coach

Education

USSF C Lincense

B.A. Geography and Environmental Studies - UCCS, MAT Social Studies - Colorado College, ELD Endorsement - CU

Coaching Experience

13 years- high school, club 

About Erik

Erik's hobbies include bike riding and home projects. His favorite soccer team is Everton and his favorite vacation spot is Norway, Spain and the mountains.

2017/2018 Team: 2003 Boys Gold

Jack Elton: team coach

Education

NSCAA National Diploma 

B.A. Rhetoric and Media Studies - Willamette University

Coaching Experience

5 years- club 

About Jack

Jack's hobbies include hiking in the Rockies, boogey boarding and playing the piano. His favorite soccer team is Liverpool FC. And his favorite vacation spot is Australia.

2017/2018 Team: 2007 Boys White, 2003 Boys Royal

Napoleon gibson: team coach

Education

USSF D License 

A.A. - Golden West College

Coaching Experience

5 years - recreational, competitive

About Nap

His hobbies include being a State Farm Agent, playing men's soccer, snowboarding, mountain biking and fly fishing for trout! His favorite soccer teams are Real Madrid, Man U, Juventus, PSG, US National Team and Mexico. His favorite vacation spot is So Cal!

2017/2018 Team: 2006 Boys Royal

Mike Griffith: team coach

Education

USSF D License

B.S. Electrical Engineering - Duke University

Coaching Experience

8 years- recreational and PDL 

About Mike

Mike's hobbies include soccer, skiing, kayaking and hiking. His favorite soccer teams are Arsenal FC and USMNT. His favorite vacation spot is Kauai.

2017/2018 Team: 2004 Boys Blue

kyle gustafson: Team Coach

Education

USSF E/F License

B.A. Business Administration - Computer Information Systems- University of Northern Colorado Masters of Healthcare Administration & Management - Colorado State University-Global Campus
Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE)

Coaching Experience

10 years- Arsenal, PDL, rec

About Kyle

He enjoys jogging, playing soccer and home improvement projects. His favorite soccer teams are Manchester United and Arsenal. HIs favorite places to vacation are Puerto Rico and Costa Rica.

2017/2018 Team: 2007 Boys Royal

jim hayes: Team Coach

Education

NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, USSF D License
B.S. Engineering- University of Illinois

Coaching Experience

16 years- Club

About Jim

He enjoys skiing, fly fishing, gardening and reading. His favorite soccer teams include FC Bayern Munich and the Colorado Rapids. His favorite place to vacation is Steamboat Springs.

2017/2018 Teams: 2005 Girls Gold, 2008 Girls Gold

Brad Kaye: Team coach

Education

USSF C License
Ph.D. candidate Media Communication, M.A. Psychology (Denver), M.A. Communication Studies, B.A. Psychology, B.A. Political Science - Colorado State University

Coaching Experience

20 years club

About Brad

Brad's hobbies include movies, reading, writing and video games. His favorite soccer teams are Heart of Midlothian and Toronto FC. His favorite place to be is home!

2017/2018 Teams: 2005 Boys Gold, 2004 Boys Gold

Dylan Kengott: Team coach

Education

Coaching Experience

2017/2018 Team: 2006 Girls White

erich neubert: team coach

Education

USSF D License, NSCAA Advanced National, NSCAA National Youth, NSCAA National Goalkeeper, AYSO C Badge

Associates- Architecture

Coaching Experience

38 years- recreational, high school, club 

About Erich

Erich's hobbies include anything outdoors. His favorite soccer teams are the U.S. National Teams, Bayern Munich and the German National Team. His favorite place to vacation is Alaska.

2017/2018 Team: 2004 Girls Blue, 2007 Boys Academy, 2007 Girls Gold

Liam Pedersen: team coach

Education

USSF F License

Associates Political Science

Associates of Science

Coaching Experience

2 years- competitive 

About Liam

Liam enjoys going to the gym, running and anything related to soccer. His favorite soccer team is Arsenal FC and his favorite vacation spot is London, England.

2017/2018 Team: 2005 Boys White

latham riffle: team coach

Education

USSF E License

B.S. Business Administration - Northern Colorado

Coaching Experience

3 years- competitive
 

2017/2018 Team: 2005 Boys Blue

 

 

 

jake roark: team coach

Education

 USSF D License

Coaching Experience

2017/2018 Team: 2002 Boys Gold, 2002 Girls Royal

 

 

 

 

 

todd romero: team coach

Education

USSF D License

Coaching Experience

8 years- recreational, PDL, competitive 

About Todd

Todd enjoys going camping, golfing and anything outdoors. His favorite soccer teams are Manchester City and FC Barcelona.

2017/2018 Team: 2007 Girls Royal, 2009 Girls Gold


Chris Rosazza: Team Coach

Education

USSF C License, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
M.A. Special Education - University of Northern Colorado
B.A. History - Colorado State University

Coaching Experience

17 years - Club, recreational, high school, USAFA
2 years - Camp Director USAFA, 3 years - Junior Academy Director

About Chris

Chris' hobbies include hanging out with his family, road and mountain biking, and relaxing. His favorite soccer teams are Liverpool FC, the US National Team, and the German National Team. His favorite vacation spots are Maui and Galway, Ireland.

2017/2018 Teams: 2001 Girls Academy, 2000 Boys Gold

andy ross: team coach

Education

USSF D Licesne, NSCAA Advanced Youth National
B.A. & M.A. Physical Therapy - Northern Arizona University

Coaching Experience

30+ years competitive, recreational

About Andy

Andy enjoys biking, hiking, snow shoeing, and underwater reading. His favorite soccer team is FC Barcelona and any Arsenal Colorado team. His favorite vacation spot is anywhere in the mountains.

2017/2018 Team: 2003 Girls Gold & secondary season

mike rudd: team coach

Education

USSF D License
Masters in Computer Science - Bowling Green State University

Coaching Experience

11 years - 8 Arsenal, 4 recreational

About Mike

Mike enjoys watching soccer, his favorite team is the Colorado Rapids and his favorite vacation spot is Florida.

2017/2018 Teams: 2006 Girls Royal

Josh Saunders: team coach

Education

NSCAA Premier Diploma

General Studies - Colorado State University

Coaching Experience

19 years- competitive, high school

About Josh

Josh enjoys hiking, biking and skiing in his free time. His favorite teams are the USMNT, Arsenal FC and the Colorado Rapids. His favorite vacation spot is WhiteStone, VA.

2017/2018 Team: 2007 Boys Blue

corey schibler: team coach

Education

USSF E License

Coaching Experience

9 years - recreational, Arsenal 

About Corey

Corey likes to camp in the summertime and hit the slopes in the winter with his wife and three daughters. He never misses a Broncos game and enjoys watching the Colorado Avalanche. His favorite soccer team is the U.S. National Team! 

2017/2018 Team: 2006 Girls Blue

tracy tate: team coach & staff trainer

Education

USSF B License, NSCAA Premier Diploma
M.S. Anatomy, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine- Colorado State University

Coaching Experience

16 years Arsenal Colorado, 2 years ODP
2009 CSA Girls Advanced Coach of the Year

About Tracy

He enjoys playing soccer and golf. His favorite soccer team is the U.S. Men's National Team. And his favorite vacation spot is Costa Rica!

2017/2018 Team: 2004 Boys DA

cristi thomas: tops director

Education

USSF D License, Ohio High Schools Coaching License, TOPSoccer
B.S. Behavioral Science - Metro State

Coaching Experience

15 years Club (7 with Arsenal Colorado), 8 years high school, 3 years TOPSoccer

About Cristi

Cristi's hobbies include watching, coaching and playing soccer, traveling, hanging out with her kid, and beating her husband at Scrabble or any other game. Her favorite soccer team is DC United and her favorite vacation spot is a sandy beach in Mexico.

bob toth: team coach

Education

USSF E License

Bellvue Community College, Renton Vocational Institute

Coaching Experience

3 years competitive, 6 years recreational 

About Bob

Bob's hobbies include anything with his family: RV camping, soccer and keeping up with his kids on the slopes. His favorite soccer team is the Seattle Sounders. His favorite place to vacation is Disney or anywhere tropical.

2017/2018 Teams: 2004 Boys Royal, 2003 Boys Secondary Season

Matt Vannice: team coach

Education

USSF National D License

M.A. Special Education - University of Northern Colorado

Coaching Experience

5 years- recreational, intermediate, competitive 

2017/2018 Team: 2006 Boys DA



 

heather wages: team coach

Education

USSF D License
B.S. Nursing

Coaching Experience

9 years - Club, intermediate, recreational

About Heather

Heather enjoys watching soccer, shopping and Starbucks. Her favorite soccer teams are FC Barcelona, the U.S. National Team and any team her kids are playing on. She likes vacationing where there's a beach!

2017/2018 Teams: 2006 Boys Gold

shane wagner: team coach

Education

USSF F License

Physical Education - Adams State University

Coaching Experience

First year Arsenal Colorado coach 

About Shane

Shane enjoys mountain biking, hiking, camping and spending time with friends and family. His favorite soccer team is the on and only Arsenal Colorado! His favorite vaction spot is a cabin in the mountains or a cabin by the water. 

2017/2018 Team: 2007 Boys Black

Emmu Wakai: team coach

Education

Coaching Experience

2017/2018 Team: 2006 Boys White

jonathan wayne: team coach

Education

USSF D License

BA Hons Business Degree - University of Huddersfield, England

Coaching Experience

2 years competitive, 2 years recreational 

About Jonathan

Jonathan's hobbies include mountain biking and road biking. His favorite soccer team is Leeds United and is favorite vacation spot is England!

2017/2018 Team: 2005 Girls Royal

ROb Weappa: team coach & staff trainer

Education

USSF D License, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
Sports Marketing- University of Wyoming

Coaching Experience

1984-1987 Rapid City Soccer Association, 2010 Storm Soccer, 1998-present Arsenal Colorado

2017/2018 Teams: 2003 Boys Academy, 2002 Girls Academy

 

 

dan weiss: team coach

Education

Coaching Experience

2017/2018 Teams: 2005 Girls Blue, 2005 Boys Royal