Director of Coaching
John Carlson just completed his thirteenth year as Skutt Catholic varsity girls head coach. Under his leadership, the Skyhawks have made thirteen straight state tournament appearances.
Carlson, the 2009 Nebraska Coaches Association Soccer Coach of the Year, has led Skutt to Class B state championships in 2006, 2009, 2010,2011 and 2013. His 2005, 2008 and 2012 teams finished as Class B runner up.
Carlson, who has a master's degree in education, coached at Nebraska Wesleyan College from 1999-2001. In 1999, he led Wesleyan to an undefeated season and was named the Nebraska Intercollegiate Coach of the Year. In 2000, Carlson led Wesleyan to its first ever NCAA Division III national tournament appearance. Carlson's overall record of 34-4-4 is the highest winning percentage in Nebraska Wesleyan men's soccer history. In 2001, Carlson took over the College of Saint Mary's soccer program. He guided the Flames to three consecutive postseason appearances and his 2001 team made it to the NAIA Elite Eight. He was named Region Four and Midland Collegiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year for his efforts. His career record at CSM was 45-13-7.
Director of Girl's Select Soccer/U10 UDP Coach & Coordinator/U8 group coordinator
Zuniga has been coaching youth soccer for over 15 years. Zuniga has a National D license and a US Soccer National Youth License. Zuniga, the 2007 Nebraska State Soccer Coach of the Year, also is a Liberty Mutual's Responsible Coach Award winner. A former women's soccer Coach at Dana College, Zuniga has won three Nebraska state club championships. Zuniga has coached 15 players who played or are now playing college soccer including his daughter, Andrea who played for Creighton University and Colleen and Katie Goetzman, who played for University of Nebraska Lincoln.
Director of Boy's Select Soccer/UDP Coordinator
Holstein joins the club with an extensive background in soccer as he has been a head coach at the youth, high school and college levels.
Holstein, one of the few coaches in Nebraska with a United States Soccer Federation A license and the former Director of Coaching for the Phoenix Soccer Club in Omaha, was the head coach at Bellevue University from 2000-2002 and coached the girl's varsity team at Millard South and the boy's varsity team at Bellevue West. Holstein has also been an assistant coach at Nebraska Wesleyan and the College of Saint Mary.
U10 UDP coach/U12 Boys coach/U7 age group coordinator
Adam was a four-year starter for Bellevue University where he led the Bruins to four conference championships. Adam was all conference, all academic conference and a conference player of the year. He also played professionally for the Des Moines Menace and the El Paso Patriots.
Micro Coordinator/U12 Premier Coach
Tilley played collegiately at Bellevue University. Tilley has a National D license and a US Soccer National Youth License.
U17 Girls Premier Coach
Hasanbegovic was a four-year varsity player for Westside High School. His club team won numerous state championships and was the first Nebraska team to win a regional championship. Hasanbegovic played for Hastings College where he helped lead the Broncos to four consecutive GPAC Regular Season Championships, two Region III Championships, two NAIA National Tournaments and two NAIA final four apperances. After graduating from Hastings, Hasanbegovic worked as an assistant women's soccer coach at Wayne State College.
UDP U11 Boys Coach
John Major is a former Westside High School player who helped the Warriors win the 2004 Nebraska Class A State Championship. John was a three-year starter for Hastings College where he led the Broncos to four conference championships, three NAIA National Tournaments and an NAIA Final Four appearance.
Trainer/U13 Girls Premier Coach/Coordinator
McCulley played for Creighton University and also played semi-professional soccer. In 2009 he earned a National Youth License. He has worked as a trainer for area soccer skills camps and will be a lead trainer for the club, working with the club's accelerated teams.
UDP U11 Boys Coach
Meyers is the varsity coach at Skutt Catholic High School where he just led the Skyhawks to the 2012 Class B Boys State Championship. Meyers was named the 2012 Nebraska Coaches Association Soccer Coach of the Year for his efforts.
U9/U10 UDP Coach/Club Trainer
Zuniga just ended her collegiate career at Creighton University where she was an all-conference forward Zuniga was a four-year starter for Burke High School and was twice named second-team All Nebraska.
U11 Premier Coach/Club Trainer
Zuniga played for Burke High School and Dana College. Zuniga, who earned a United States Soccer Federation Youth License, has worked for the club as a coach and trainer for two years.
U10 UDP Coach/Club Trainer
U14 Premier Coach
U11 Girls Coach/Club Trainer
U10 Girls Coach/Club Trainer
U13 Premier Coach/Club Trainer
Hasanbegovic played college soccer at Hastings College where he was a four-year starter and four year all conference and all region player. Hasanbegovic led Hastings to the 2005 NAIA Final Four and was named an NAIA second team All-American in 2008. Hasanbegovic was a three time NAIA scholar athlete and played semi-professionally for the Sioux Falls Spitfire.
U12 Premier Coach
Treu played high school soccer at Westside where he was a captain for the Warriors 2004 Nebraska Class A State Championship team. Treu played collegiately at Hastings College where he won four conference championships, made three NAIA National Tournament appearances and an NAIA Final Four appearance. Treu has been coaching youth soccer teams and working youth camps the past five years. He currently holds an US National D License.
U14 Boys Premier Coach
U13 Boys Premier Coach/U10 UDP Boys Coach