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The club is proud to announce the 2018/19 ECNL (Elite Clubs National League) coaches. They are as follows:
06 Girls: Huw Williams, Club Executive Director and former GM of FCKC, A License, former ECNL National Champion’s coach
05 Girls: Lucas Rodriguez, Current KC Comets player, B license, 4-time All-American as a player
04 Girls: Lucas Rodriguez, Current KC Comets player, B license, 4-time All-American as a player
03 Girls: Brad Childers, Club East Regional Director, 25 years coaching experience, 3 x USYSA National Championship appearances
02 Girls: Vasil Ristov, Former Pro player in Macedonia, UEFA B license, 5 x MYSA State Championships
01/00 Girls: Goran Karadjov, Current MYSA Girls Competitive Coach of the Year, A license, former Comets Head Coach and FCKC Assistant coach
ECNL teams will train 3 times per week – 2 practices at Wyandotte Sporting fields and 1 practice at Swope Soccer Village.
KC Athletics/FCKC is very excited to be able to offer ECNL play to its members for a number of reasons:
FC Kansas City Youth Club is pleased to announce Gigi Gray as the new website and social media coordinator. Gigi will be responsible for creating fun, educating and engaging social media content for the club.
FC Kansas City is proud to announce a partnership with GSI Sports. Starting in May, GSI Sports will run the business operations of the club. Huw Williams, co-owner of GSI Sports, with assume the role of Executive Director for the club. Between now and May, Huw will be working with the club’s Directors to identify our strengths and weaknesses and to get plans organized for next year prior to tryouts.
Having GSI’s background in running soccer operations will be a huge benefit to the club, and the club will have special access to the myriad of local and regional camps and tournaments that GSI has been so successful establishing over the past two decades.
Huw has been instrumental in developing soccer in the Kansas City community over the past 30 years, and he is the cornerstone of Kansas City’s rise to the designation as the “Soccer Capital of America”. According to Huw, some of his first initiatives with the club will include:
We are honored to have Huw on board, and look forward to continuing to develop our club as one of predominant in the Midwest.
FC Kansas City