Club Executive Director – Jeff Frykholm

What is your soccer background? I grew up playing in Colorado Springs. I was at one of the very first competitive clubs, on the ground floor of Colorado Youth Soccer. At the time it was called the Colorado Springs Americans, then the Chargers and I don’t even know the different iterations to where they are…

Club Director – Jeff Carroll

Jeff Carroll grew up playing for two different clubs: Northglenn Thunder and Club Columbine, which became Rush. He played on a B team until he was 14 and then played for the top team at Northglenn for two years then went to Rush and played on a state championship team for the rest of his youth…

Managing a Large Club – Jared Spires

Jared coached both club and high school teams in Fort Collins and received High School Coach of the Year honors before moving to Real Colorado: becoming director in 1999.  He has worked closely with what is now the Colorado Soccer Association, as an advisor and coach for their Olympic Development Program and more recently on…

Hosting a Tournament  – James Davies

James Davies grew up in Nottingham, England and is a club director at FC Boulder. He has over 15 years experience as full time staff, coaching club soccer in Colorado. During that time he has developed two major nationally ranked tournaments. His coaching qualifications include the USSF A and Y Licenses, NSCAA/USC Premier Diploma and…

Maintaining Control  – Jaime Morrison

Jaime Morrison is in his 11th year coaching elementary school physical education. Additionally, he has coached a variety of sports for 15 years, including several as an assistant coach in club soccer. He also is a professor for future P.E. teachers at Western State College and currently is on the district’s physical education curriculum board.…

Ged O’Connor – On Coaching D2 College

Ged O’Connor has been head coach at Division 2 Saint Leo University for eight years after four years as an assistant coach there. He has a combined record of 89-48-9 and led Saint Leo to four NCAA Tournament (2006-2009) appearances and an SSC Tournament Championship in 2008 and 2011.  During his four seasons as assistant, O’Connor…

Coaching Abroad – Gabe Massine

Gabe Massine recently took up a teaching position at an American school in Kuwait. In a year there he coached the high school boys’ junior varsity team and created a soccer academy program for 3-5th grade girls. We sat down with him to discuss how things have gone: from making the move to working through…