About | Staff & Head Coaches

Tom Ross

Club President

Teams:

Email: tomross@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 616-821-3393

Certification: USSF D License

Bre Brendsel

Executive Director

Teams: U16 GIRLS (2003) PREMIER, U18 GIRLS (2001) PREMIER (assistant), U19 GIRLS (2000) PREMIER (assistant)

Email: bbrendsel@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 406-471-0310

Certification: USSF D License

  • NFHS/USC Professional Development Certificate
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Defending Principles of Play
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Attacking Principles of Play
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Futsal Level 1
  • USC Goalkeeper 1 Diploma
  • USC LGBT: Diversity and Inclusion
  • USC Youth Club Administrator Professional Development Certificate
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Integrating the Goalkeeper into Team Training
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: 4v4 Diploma
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Systems of Play

Michael Lee

Director of Coaching

Teams: U13 GIRLS (2005) ELITE, U13 BOYS (2005) PREMIER, U17 BOYS (2001) PREMIER, U19 BOYS (1999) ELITE

Email: mikelee@rapidsfc.com
Phone: (616) 334-3250

Certification: USSF D License, USC Advanced National Diploma

  • FA Level 2
  • SAFA Level 3
  • USC Advanced National Diploma
  • USC Director of Coaching Diploma
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Defensive Principles of Play
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Futsal Level 1
  • USC Goalkeeper 1 Diploma

 

Jim Bernier

Head Coach

Teams: U12 BOYS (2007) GREEN, U15 GIRLS (2004) WHITE

Email: jimbernier@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 517-230-3301

Certification: USSF D License

Scott Bonsall

Head Coach

Teams: U11 BOYS (2008) GREEN, U19 GIRLS (2000) PREMIER (assistant)

Email: scottbonsall@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 412-298-9607

Certification: USSF E License

Michael Dublis

Head Coach

Teams: U10 BOYS (2009) GREEN, U12 GIRLS (2007) GREEN ELITE

Email: michaeldublis@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 616-666-9978

Certification: USSF E License

Sean Hieftje

Head Coach

Teams: U11 BOYS (2008) WHITE, U14 BOYS (2005) WHITE, U19 BOYS (2000) GREEN

Email: seanhieftje@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 231-414-6053

Certification: USSF E License

Kirk Krahn

Head Coach

Teams: U16 BOYS (2003) GREEN ELITE, U19 BOYS (2000) PREMIER (assistant)

Email: kirkkrahn@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 248-730-9321

Certification: USSF E License

Maria Kuitula

Head Coach

Teams: U13 GIRLS (2006) GREEN ELITE

Email: mariakuitula@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 616-460-6518

Certification: USSF State D License

  • NFHS/USC Professional Development Certificate
  • USC Special Topic Diploma: Small Sided Games
  • USC Special Topic Diploma: Defending Principles of Play
  • USC Special Topic Diploma: Attacking Principles of Play
  • USC Goalkeeping 1 Diploma

Brittany Mayer

Head Coach

Teams: U11 GIRLS (2008) GREEN, U13 GIRLS (2006) WHITE (assistant)

Email: Bnm002@aquinas.edu
Phone: 616-634-7545

Certification: USSF E License

Kevin Newell

Head Coach

Teams: U10 Girls (2009) WHITE, U8 Boys (2011) WHITE

Email: knewell@serviceexpress.com
Phone: (616) 826-8807

Sean Piegore

Head Coach

Teams: U10 Boys (2009) WHITE, U13 Boys (2006) GREEN

Email: sean.piegore@gmail.com
Phone: (630) 450-3845

Certification: USSF E License

Shawn Pursley

Head Coach

Teams: U8 BOYS (2011) GREEN, U12 GIRLS (2007) WHITE, U15 GIRLS (2004) WHITE (assistant)

Email: shawnpursely@rapidsfc.com
Phone: (616) 308-5093

Certification: USSF E License

Tim Ruffini

Head Coach

Teams: U12 GIRLS (2007) BLACK, U15 BOYS (2004) GREEN

Email: timruffini@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 616-402-5423

Certification: USSF E License

Amanda Seifert

Head Coach

Teams: U9 GIRLS (2010) GREEN, U10 GIRLS (2009) GREEN, U13 GIRLS (2006) WHITE

Email: amandamseifert@gmail.com
Phone: 586-996-1246

Certification: USSF E License

  • USC Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Integrating the Goalkeeper into Team Training
  • USC Technical Development of the Competitive Player

David Smith

Head Coach

Teams: U12 BOYS (2007) WHITE

Email: davidsmith@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 616-717-8980

Certification: USSF E License

Cameron Stewart

Head Coach

Teams: U16 GIRLS (2003) PREMIER (assistant), U18 GIRLS (2001) PREMIER

Email: cameron.stewart920@gmail.com
Phone: 616-888-1247

Certification: USSF E License

Curt Tamminga

Head Coach

Teams: U15 GIRLS (2004) PREMIER, U19 BOYS (2000) PREMIER (assistant)

Email: curttamminga@rapidsfc.com
Phone: 616-901-5490

Certification: USSF E License