Tom Ross

Tom Ross

Club President

tom@rapidsfc.com
616-821-3393

Certification: USSF D License

Bre Brendsel

Executive Director

U9 GIRLS (2012) GREEN

bbrendsel@rapidsfc.com
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

David Smith

Director of Soccer Operations

U11 GIRLS (2010) GREEN | U14 BOYS (2007) GREEN

dsmith@rapidsfc.com
616-717-8980

Certification: USSF E License

  • Pursuing USSF D License
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Advanced Youth Coach
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Youth Club Administrator
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Director of Coaching

Cameron Stewart

Technical Director

U14 GIRLS (2007) GREEN PREMIER

cstewart@rapidsfc.com
616-888-1247

Certification: USSF D License

  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Advanced Youth Coach Professional Development
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Leadership

Amanda Seifert

Director of Player Development

U12 GIRLS (2009) GREEN | U15 GIRLS (2006) GREEN PREMIER | U16 GIRLS (2005) GREEN PREMIER | U16 BOYS (2005) GREEN PREMIER

aseifert@rapidsfc.com
586-996-1246

Certification: USSF National C License

USC Special Topics:

  • Advanced Technical Training: Passing Patterns and Functional Training
  • Foundations of Coaching
  • 11v11 Formations and Systems of Play
  • Attacking Principles of Play
  •  Defending Principles of Play
  •  Director of Coaching Role
  • Sports Performance
  • Leadership and Development
  • Developing a Team Philosophy and Purpose
  • Sports Psychology and Individual Mental Skill
  • 7 C’s: Confidence, Commitment, Communication, Control, Concentration, Coachability, Cohesion
  • Key Moments of the Game
  • Creating Talent: How to get the best from Trainings
  • Get aHEAD Safely in Soccer
  • LGBT: Diversity and Inclusion
  • MOCSA: Sexual Violence: The Facts
  • Futsal Level 1
  • Goalkeeper Level 1
  • Finishing and Goalkeeping
  • Integrating the Goalkeeper into Team Training
  • 4v4

United Soccer Coaches Diploma:

  • Goalkeeper Level 1 Diploma
  • 4v4 Diploma

Dean Amick

Staff Coach

U10 BOYS (2011) WHITE

Dean.Amick@fbmsales.com
(616) 826-8141

Certification: USSF E License

Scott Bonsall

Staff Coach

U13 BOYS (2008) GREEN PREMIER

scott.bonsall@dcsg.com
412-298-9607

Certification: USSF E License

  • Pursuing USSF D License

Jordan Diffenderfer

Staff Coach

U10 GIRLS (2011) GREEN; U12 GIRLS (2009) WHITE

jdiffe01@saintmarys.edu

Certification: USSF E License

Kirk Krahn

Staff Coach

U18 BOYS (2003) GREEN ELITE

krahn4@yahoo.com
248-730-9321

Certification: USSF E License

Karie McDonald

Staff Coach

U11 Girls (2010) GREEN | U11 Girls (2010) GREEN

Kariemcdonald449@gmail.com

Certification: USSF E License

Kevin Newell

Staff Coach

U9 BOYS (2012) GREEN | U11 BOYS (2010) GREEN

knewell@serviceexpress.com
(616) 826-8807

Certification: USSF Grassroots 4v4 and 11v11

  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Advanced Youth Coach
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Leadership Development
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Developing Your Players and Coaches with High-Performance Technology
  • USC 4v4 Diploma

Sean Piegore

Staff Coach

U15 BOYS (2006) GREEN

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

Certification: USSF E License

Shawn Pursley

Staff Coach

U10 BOYS (2011) GREEN | U14 GIRLS (2007) WHITE | U17 GIRLS (2004) WHITE

tupurz2@gmail.com
(616) 308-5093

Certification: USSF D License

  • USC Special Topics Diploma: Futsal Level 1
  • USC Special Topics Diploma: 4v4 Diploma

Tim Ruffini

Staff Coach

U14 GIRLS (2007) WHITE

ruffini@hotmail.com
616-402-5423

Certification: USSF E License

Curt Tamminga

Staff Coach

U17 GIRLS (2004) GREEN PREMIER

ctamminga@concut.com
616-901-5490

Certification: USSF D License