Coaching Staff

Matt Arcangeli

Phone: 269.806.8655
Email: matt.r.arcangeli@gmail.com
Level of Education:3 Years of College
Level of Coaching License:In Progress
Coaching Experience:

Playing Experience:

HS Varsity - Vicksburg
UW - Madison Varsity
West Michigan Clubs

Favorite Professional Team:Any team from Italy
Favorite Professional Player:
Marco Veratti
Hobbies:
Reading, soccer, basketball, and keeping up with current events.

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 F
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.

John Halladay

Email: johnhalladay@jhlawncare.com
Phone: 616-366-2467
Level of Education:3 Years of College
Level of Coaching License:USSF E
Coaching Experience:

I have been with kingdom coaching for two and a half years.
I started coaching with the kingdom u6 group.
I also coached the kingdom u8 girls team and now I am the coach of kingdoms u9 girls.

Playing Experience:

I played premier soccer for the tri cities strikers club from the age of 9 until I was 14 when I decided to play for the grand haven buccaneers highscool team.

Favorite Professional Team:Chelsea F.C.
Favorite Professional Player:
Diddier Drogba
Hobbies:
I enjoy the outdoors, spending time with family and coaching soccer.

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.

Nick Michaels

Email: nick@kicsports.net
Level of Education:College Graduate
Level of Coaching License:USSF D
Coaching Experience:

I have been involved in coaching kids in various sports since I was 12 or 13 years old.
I have coached Ice Hockey, Baseball, and Soccer at various levels and locations.
I have been with Kingdom Soccer Club since Fall 2010.

Playing Experience:
I played soccer from the age of 5 through High School at Gaylord High School.
I stopped playing soccer competitively after high school as I decided to play Club Hockey at Ferris State University.
Other Certifications:

NSCAA Special Topics-Meulensteen
ReThinkSoccer National Instructor

Favorite Professional Team:Manchester United
Favorite Professional Player:
Lionel Messi
Hobbies:
Spending time with Family and Friends as well as enjoying some golf,
the beach and ice hockey in the winter.

Jason Palmer

Martin Plante

Phone: 269.329.9802
Email: coach.mplante@gmail.com
Level of Education:Graduated from College
Level of Coaching License:USSF E
Coaching Experience:

5 years Kingdom SC (U8 to U10)

Playing Experience:

3 Summers in Quebec

Hobbies:
High Intensity Interval Training & running

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

Will Rungaitis

Phone: 269.569.1272
Email: WillRungaitis@gmail.com
Level of Education:3 Years of College
Level of Coaching License:USSF E
Coaching Experience:

4 Years Leading and helping with Kingdom Camps
2 Years Coaching at Kingdom SC
2014 JV Boys Head Coach at Gull Lake HS
2015 - Current JV Boys Head Coach at Portage Central HS

Playing Experience:

High School Soccer Varsity
Kingdom from U13+
Super Y from U13+

Other Certifications:CPR + First Aid
Favorite Professional Team:Liverpool
Favorite Professional Player:
Messi... not Christiano Ronaldo
Hobbies:
Travelling, playing soccer, and golf.

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

Teresa Thiel

Phone: 269.290.5706
Email: tlthiel3@yahoo.com
Level of Education:3 Years of College
Level of Coaching License:USSF D
Coaching Experience:

I began coaching for Kingdom 2 years ago. I started in the Academy Program and now have two U9 girls teams. I will also be coaching 2 Super Y teams this summer.

Playing Experience:

I started playing soccer when I was 4 years old. I started playing for Kingdom when I was 10 and played with them year-round until I was 18. I had a very successful High School playing experience at Plainwell HS, winning a State Championship in 2011. I then went off to Davenport University in GR where I played soccer my freshman year.

What other certifications do you currently hold?I will soon (end of April) hold my BBA in Management from Western Michigan University as well as a minor in Marketing
Favorite Professional Team:New England Patriots
Favorite Professional Player:
Tom Brady
Hobbies:
My hobbies include; coaching, playing soccer, being active, going to the beach, and learning and trying new things.

Ian Troutman

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!

 

Mario Zuniga Gil

 

Email: mario@kicsports.net
Level of Coaching License:UEFA A
Coaching Experience:

-3 years in CF Granada Noroeste CM (Spain)
-Internship in Burton Albion FC (UK)
-2 years in Chill SBC (Lansing, MI)
-In Kingdom since April 2017

Playing Experience:

Never played at a remarkable level,
always wanted to become a coach!

Other Certifications:-Futsal Basic Level
-Bachelor's Degree in Translation and Interpretation (French & Chinese)
-English & French certifications
Favorite Professional Team:Atlético de Madrid
Favorite Professional Player:
Andrés Iniesta
Hobbies:
Good music and good movies, traveling and languages, basketball.