Coaching Staff

Steve Branch

Levi Butcher

Email: Levi.butcher.gk@gmail.com
Phone:989.763.3898
Level of Education:College Graduate
Level of Coaching License:USSF D
Coaching Experience:

8 years coaching with Kingdom Soccer Club
3 seasons coaching Junior Varsity Boys and Girls at Gull Lake High School
3 seasons coaching Boys Varsity at Otsego High School
1st season coaching Girls Varsity at Otsego and JV for 1 season
Kingdom Goalkeeping Director

Playing Experience:

3 year Varsity player at Alma High School (2001-2004)
2 year NAIA Varsity player at Johnson & Wales University Denver

Other Certifications:

CAP certified through the MHSAA
Concussion certification through CDC
First Aid and CPR Certified

Favorite Professional Team:Chelsea FC
Favorite Professional Player:
Oliver Kahn, Didier Drogba, & Ronaldinho
Hobbies:
I enjoy camping, cooking and entertaining friends, watching Premier League soccer, getting outdoors and playing almost any sport, snow skiing, and spending time with family and friends.

Joe Fuld

Email: joedfuld@gmail.com
Phone: 269-317-2483
Level of Education:3 Years of College
Level of Coaching License:USSF
Coaching Experience:

5 year assistant varsity coach at Lakeview High School. 2 year assistant JV coach at Lakeview High School. 1st season at women's JV head coach and varsity assistant coach at Gull Lake High School

Playing Experience:

4 year varsity at BCCHS
5 year member of Kingdom SC
1 year at Olivet College

Favorite Professional Team:Manchester United FC
Favorite Professional Player:
Jaap Stam
Hobbies:
Camping, hiking, Kayaking, fishing. Anything outdoors.

Steve Gibbs

Email: rgibbs999@gmail.com
Phone:269-993-1179
Level of Education:College Graduate
Level of Coaching License:USSF E
Coaching Experience:

3 years coaching with Kingdom Soccer Club
Mini Kickers, U6, U8, and U9

Playing Experience:

4 years Recreationally

Favorite Professional Team:Arsenal FC
Favorite Professional Player:
Lionel Messi
Hobbies:
Fishing, Soccer, hanging out with family.
Watching almost any sport on television.

Ross Joyce

Email: ross@kicsports.net
Level of Coaching License:USSF D
Coaching Experience:

Blandford United Youth Coach - 1 Year
UK International Soccer Coach - 6 Years
Pacesetter Soccer Coach - 2 Years
Kingdom Soccer Club Coach - 1 Year

Playing Experience:

Blandford United Youth
Senior Player

Other Certifications:AYSO Coach Instructor
Favorite Professional Team:Tottenham Hotspur
Favorite Professional Player:
Hugo Lloris
Hobbies:
Watching the Premier League and reading sporting biographies.

Keith Julien

Phone: 269.967.7947
Email: coachkjulien21@gmail.com
Level of Education:1 Year of College
Level of Coaching License:USSF E
Coaching Experience:

4 years Kingdom SC (U8 to U9)

Playing Experience:

Recreational

Favorite Professional Player: 
Arjen Robben

Chris Keenan

Email: chris@kicsports.net
Level of Education:
Level of Coaching License:USSF B
Coaching Experience:

NCAA Division 1 Assistant San Diego State University
Men's and Women's Professional Head Coach of the Detroit Neon of the Continental Indoor Soccer League (CISL)
Head Coach for Kalamazoo Kingdom in the United Soccer Leagues (USL)

Playing Experience:

Gull Lake High School - MSHSAA
Indiana University - NCAA Division 1
San Diego State University - NCAA Division 1
San Diego Sockers - MISL
San Diego Nomads - Western Alliance
Detroit Rockers - NPSL
Kalamazoo Kingdom - USL

Other Certifications:ReThinkSoccer Master Coach
Favorite Professional Team:Manchester United
Favorite Professional Player:

Adebayo Akinfenwa “The Beast”

Hobbies:
Golf - Bike Riding - Amateur Gardener - Watching soccer on TV

Shane Lyons

Email: shane.e.lyons@wmich.edu
Phone Number:269.760.5310
Level of Education:College Graduate
Level of Coaching License:USSF E
Coaching Experience:

WMU Men's Assistant Soccer Coach

Playing Experience:

Former WMU Player

Other Certifications:CPR and First Aid
Favorite Professional Team:Chelsea and Barcelona
Favorite Professional Player:

Messi

Hobbies:
Hanging out with friends.

Doug Raak

Phone: 269-270-1338
Email: douglas.j.raak@wmich.edu
Level of Education:Graduate School
Level of Coaching License:USSF E
Coaching Experience:

Coached with Kingdom for 5 years
Worked with almost all ages both boys and girls
Student Assistant for WMU Men's Soccer for 2 years

Playing Experience:

Played 4 years at WMU (08' -11')
4 year starter
2 years PDL with the Kalamazoo Outrage (08' -09')

Favorite Professional Team:Barcalona
Favorite Professional Player:
Messi
Hobbies:
Anything with technology
Playing soccer
Outdoor activities

Josh Ross

Anna Stegink

Phone: 269.217.5650
Email:annastegink@gmail.com
Level of Education:Masters Degree
Level of Coaching License:USSF E
Coaching Experience:

6 years for various teams:
Hudsonville Homeschool
Wayland High School
Kingdom SC
Kalamazoo Christian High School

Playing Experience:

Kalamazoo Soccer Club
Kalamazoo Homeschool
Cornerstone University -4yr starting defender

Favorite Professional Team:Chelsea
Favorite Professional Player:
Ali Krieger
Hobbies:
Running, biking, snowboarding, rollerblading,
camping, hiking and playing board games

Ian Troutman

Email: ian@kicsports.net
Phone:616-856-6863
Level of Education:College Graduate
Level of Coaching License:USSF D
Coaching Experience:

2010-2012 Haslett High School JV Boys
2012-Present Kingdom Soccer Club
2015-Present Hackett Catholic Prep Varsity Boys

Playing Experience:

GVSA and Little Caesars Premier (MSPSP)
Byron Center High School
Michigan State University Club Soccer

Other Certifications:

ReThinkSoccer Coaching Certification
Gryphon Place School Programs

Favorite Professional Team:Liverpool
Favorite Professional Player:
Zidane
Hobbies:
Community health, sports, water sports, reading, music

Chad Wiseman

Phone:517.202.0070
Email:chad.wiseman@wmich.edu
Level of Education:BA of Science
Level of Coaching License:USSF C
Coaching Experience:

WMU head Coach 4 years
Olivet College head coach 4 yrs
Plainwell High School girls coach 9 yrs
Kingdom staff coach 13 yrs

Playing Experience:
4- yr player at WMU
Favorite Professional Team:Detroit Redwings
Favorite Professional Player:
Hobbies:
Golf, reading, supporting the Broncos!