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Director of Coaching

Bob Spielmann
Academy Program Director Kyle Zenoni
Junior Program Director Bob Spielmann
Bavarian Program Director Tom Zaiss
Director of Goalkeeping Jon Mroz

 

 

 

If you are interested in coaching at the Bavarian Soccer Club, please contact Bob Spielmann, Director of Coaching.

 


Academy (8U-10U) Coaches

Team Coach
8U Boys Pool Kyle Zenoni | Eric Moser | Suad Suljic | Jake Kelderman
8U Girls Pool Sean Reynolds | Jaimie Colin
9U Boys Pool Jake Hunstiger| Augie Rey | Eric Moser
9U Girls Pool Sydeny Senn | Ashley Stemmeler
10U Boys Pool Ryan Robb |Nick Unger | Augie Rey | Dan Holowaty | Griffin Kerwin
10U Girls Pool Luke Davey

Junior (11U-14U) Coaches

Team Coach

11U Boys Blue 

Bob Spielmann 
11U Boys Yellow Farhad Mohsenian
11U Boys White Dany Gonzalez
12U Boys Blue Steve Grimm
12U Boys Yellow Diego Campos
12U Boys White Jesse Mosca
13U Boys Blue Jon Mroz
13U Boys Yellow Brian Weisse
13U Boys White Jesse Mosca
14U Boys Blue Ben Gyuricza
14U Boys White Diego Campos

 

TEAM coach 
11U Girls Blue Julie Praxmarer
12U Girls Blue Farhad Mohsenian
13U Girls Blue Bob Spielmann
13U Girls White Kelly McGrath
14U Girls Blue Heather Roadhouse
14U Girls White Brian Benn

Bavarian (15U-18U) Coaches

Team Coach 
15U Boys Blue Ben Gyuricza
15U Boys White Sal Scalici
16U Boys Blue Luke Goodnetter 
16U Boys White Jim Klopp
17U Boys Blue Greg Rosenthal
17U Boys White Sal Scalici
18U Boys Blue Tom Zaiss
19U Boys Blue John Saleska

 

team coach 
15U Girls Blue Tom Zaiss
15U Girls White Brian Benn
17U Girls Blue Nicole Sperl

Bob Spielmann

Director of Coaching| Junior Program Director
11U Boys Blue | 13U Girls Blue

Bavarian: Coach Spielmann is entering his 4th year as the Director of Coaching, capping a long road back to the club in which he grew up and began his coaching career. This is Coach Spielmann's 22nd year coaching at BSC.

Coach: He returns home from the Elm Grove Soccer Club where he served as Director of Coaching for the past 5 years. Prior to Elm Grove, Spielmann spent 2 seasons as Associate Head Soccer Coach at UW-Milwaukee. He went to UWM from Marquette University High School, where he spent 27 seasons as head coach. He turned MUHS into one of the nation's premier soccer programs, compiling a 532-73-40 career record while claiming 20 Division 1 State Championships, including 10 consecutive State Championships. He was the first coach ever to lead a team to 4 consecutive State Championships when the WIAA and WISAA combined. In addition, the Hilltoppers earned 4 State Runner-up honors and 21 Conference Championships during his tenure. The MUHS  teams were ranked among the nation's top 25 teams in the NSCAA High School rankings every year from 1995 - 2005. Coach Spielmann helped develop 22 High School All-Americans.

In addition he served as Head Coach of the Divine Savior Holy Angels High School program from 1998 - 2002 where they were Greater Metro Conference Champions 1998-99, WISAA State Runner-Up 1998-2000 and WIAA State Qualifier 2002. Also coaching girls soccer at Nicolet High school from 1993-1997, Coach Spielmann was able to compile a winning record of 63-32-9 and was WIAA State Qualifier 1996 Semi Finalist.

Along with his extensive experience as a clinician, Coach Spielmann has served as the assistant coach of the Milwaukee Wave United of the A-League for two yearsHis long and successful coaching career has its roots in the Bavarian Soccer Club where Coach Spielmann led the following Bavarian teams from 1978-1996 as Head Coach.

  • Bavarian Boys 13-U, 14-U, 16-U, 17-U and 19-U
  • Bavarian Men's Program
    • Midwest Region II Champions: 1985-86
    • Midwest Region II Indoor Champions: 1986
    • Wisconsin Soccer League Champions: 1982-83, 1991
    • Midwest National Amateur Champions: 1982-83
    • National Amateur Cup Runner-Up: 1983
    • National Amateur Cup Quarter Finalist: 1982

Coach Spielmann is a highly regarded and decorated coach having been honored with the following awards.

1998,2000,2003 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Coach of the Year

2002

WI Soccer Association Hall of Fame Inductee

2001

WI Soccer Coaches Association Private Schools Coach of the Year

2000

NSCAA State Coach of the Year

1999

NSCAA Midwest Regional Coach of the Year

1997

NSCAA Midwest Coach of the Year Private/Parochial

1990, 1995

NSCAA Midwest Coach of the Year

1995

NSCAA National Coach of the Year

1983

WI Coach of the Year


Coach Spielmann has a USSF "A" license.

Tom Zaiss

Bavarian Program Director
15U Girls Blue| 18U Boys Blue

Bavarian: Tom Zaiss has coached at the Bavarians since 1996. He is a native of New York but moved to Milwaukee in 1982. He played his youth soccer with the Bavarians as well. As Bavarian Program Director, he guides high school and older players with their continued commitment to the high level competition and the technical, tactical, psychological and social aspects of the game.  He focuses on getting players ready for the next level. As the Director of Operations, he works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure all Bavarian teams are ready for competition.  

Player: Tom played his high school soccer at Whitefish Bay where we was an All-State 1st Team selection. He played on the Midwest regional teams from 1983-1987 playing his way to Youth National camps in 1984 and 1985. Tom took his soccer skills back to the East coast attending the University of Connecticut, graduating in 1991. Tom was an NCAA participant all 4 years at Connecticut and made the all-conference team in 1990.

Coach: Tom worked with the Whitefish Bay soccer club as their Director of Coaching as well as coaching the boys and girls high school Varsity teams, taking both teams to the State Tournament. In 1996 Tom started playing and coaching for the Bavarian Major Team. In 2001 he decided to focus on coaching and was rewarded with four National championships in 2001, 2002 and 2003 twice (Amateur and Open Cup). Tom was the U.S.A.S.A. Regional Coach of the Year in 2001, 2002 and 2003 and was inducted to the Wisconsin Soccer Hall of Fame in 2006, the youngest inductee ever.  Tom also was assistant coach and manager of the Bavarian 2009 National Championship Open Cup Team.  Coach Zaiss has a USSF 'A' and NSCAA National Advanced Diploma.

1996 - Present

Milwaukee Bavarians Staff Coach

1996 - 2004

Milwaukee Bavarians Major Team

1993 - 1994

Whitefish Bay High School

Personal: Tom lives in Mequon with his wife, Kim and 2 daughters, Ashley and Renee.

Kyle Zenoni

Academy Director | 8U Boys Pool

Bavarian: Kyle Zenoni is the Academy Director for the Bavarian Soccer Club. Kyle will focus on the boys and girls programs from U8 to U10, as well as the Grassroots program for players aged 6 and up. Kyle will focus on encouraging the players development and love of the game in this important foundational stage.

Coach: In addition, Kyle is the Men's Associate Head Coach at UW-Milwaukee where he was a 4 year starter for the Panthers. Kyle played professionally in Scotland, Sweden, Minnesota, the Premiership in Bolivia and in the Copa Libertadores (Champions League of South and Central America). Kyle has earned a reputation in the soccer community as a hardworking, smart coach that is well respected by his peers. He's worked with the Youth Development Program in Whitefish Bay, the Milwaukee Kickers, Sussex Club Soccer, the Special Olympics and as an Assistant with MATC. Coach Zenoni has a USSF License: National C.

Personal: Kyle lives in Fox Point with his wife Megan and daughters Aliyah and Audrina.

Brian Benn

14U Girls White| 15U Girls White

Bavarian: Coach Benn is in his 3rd with Bavarian.

Player: Brian played his collegiate soccer with the Wisconsin Lutheran College Warriors.

Coach: In addition to BSC, Coach Benn has also coached the Messmer High School Boys and Girls Varsity teams.  Coach Benn holds his USSF "E" State license. 

Personal: Coach Benn currently lives in Milwaukee

Diego Campos

12U Boys Yellow | 14U Boys White

Bavarian: Coach Campos is in his 3rd year with Bavarian.

Player: Diego was a 4 year start at Concordia University. While there he was a 2-time Captain, 4-time All Conference selection, All- Region selection (SR year), Team MVP and helped the team win its first conference championship in 10 years. While at Hamilton HS, he was conference player of the year (SR year), 2-time captain and All-State selection.  He is a member of the Croatian U-23 team that was runner up in this year's US Open Cup.

Coach: Diego has been a coach at North Shore United for the past 4 years. In addition, he has assisted with Concordia summer camps and runs the Ozaukee HS Soccer Camp. Coach Campos holds his USSF "E" State license. 

Personal: Coach Campos just graduated from CUW with a degree in Accounting and works in Glendale.

Luke Davey

10U Girls Pool

Bavarian: Coach Davey became a Bavarian when he started playing for the Bavarian Soccer Club in 2002. (U11-U18).  He is excited to begin his coaching career for the same club that he grew up playing for. 

Player: Luke grew up in Whitefish Bay and played soccer for WFB High School (2006-2010).  While there, Luke earned all-area and all-conference honors as a senior.  He was a multi-sport athlete in high school (soccer and wrestling) and was the 2010 Scholar Athlete/Sportsman of the Year. Luke played 4 years of collegiate soccer for the UW-Milwaukee.  He was a member of the Panthers when the team won the Horizon League Championship and made an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2013.

Personal: Coach Davey is a middle school special education teacher.  He is also the head wrestling coach at Whitefish Bay Middle School.

Dany Gonzalez

11U Boys White

Bavarian: Coach Gonzalez is in his 1st year with Bavarians 

Player: Daniel played club soccer at Xavier University, and played at Marquette University High School. On the club level he played for Brookfield before transferring to Elm Grove.

Coach:  Daniel is also an assistant Varsity coach at Brookfield Central. He currently holds his USSF 'E' License.

Personal: Coach Gonzalez just graduated with a bachelors in Sport Management from Xavier University, minoring in Business and Communications

Luke Goodnetter

16U Boys Blue

Bavarian: Coach Goodnetter is beginning his 2nd with Bavarians coaching the U16 Boys Blue team. 

Player: Currently playing on the Bavarian PLA and Majors team, Luke played at UW-Madison, UW-Green Bay and UW-Milwaukee. While at UWM, he was Team Captain, 2013 Second Team All-Horizon League and 2014 First Team All-Horizon League. In 2013 Horizon League Tournament Champions- NCAA Tournament Participant 1st Round. National Goal of the Year Nominee. 

Coach: Luke is currently the Marian University First Assistant/ Recruiting Coordinator 2016-Present. He was UW-Milwaukee Assistant in 2015 and a Brookfield Soccer Club Staff Coach  2011-2015. Coach Goodnetter currenty holds a D License

 

Steve Grimm

12U Boys Blue

Bavarian: Coach Grimm begins his 8th season with the BSC having worked with our Academy and Grassroots Programs since 2010.  In addition, Coach Grimm also coached with the Whitefish Bay Soccer Club from 2007 to 2011.

Player: In high school Steve was a 4 year letter winner at Brown Deer High School, earning All-State honors his Senior Season. Steve went on to play collegiately for the Milwaukee Panthers, where he was the team captain and MVP his senior season. Steve continues to hold the schools single season assists record.

Coach: Coach Grimm holds a National "D" Coaching License.

Personal: Steve is a native of Brown Deer and currently lives in Whitefish Bay with his wifed Donna and children Meghan, Ben and Patrick.

Patrick Hodgins

Majors Team/PLA Team

Bavarian: Coach Hodgins joined the Bavarian Soccer Club in 2012-2013 as the Head Coach of the Majors Team. 

Player: He played at of Lakeland College graduating in 2001-02. 

Coach: In addition to his experience at BSC, Coach Hodgins has also worked with the Croatian Eagles 2010-2012 where he won the WASA Reserve League championship (2011), WASA tournament championships (2010, 2012), U23 regional finalist (2011), U23 regional winner (2012), U23 National Runner up (2012) and the U20 regional winner (2010).  Hodgins was also the Assistant Coach at his alma mater Lakeland College from 2003-2004. Coach Hodgins holds a USSF "D" License.

Ben Gyuricza

 14U Boys Blue | 15U Boys Blue

Bavarian: Coach Gyuricza begins his 5th year with the Bavarian Soccer Club.

Player: Ben played 4 years, three with the varsity team, at St.Viator Arlington Heights in Illinois.  Coach Gyuricza played club soccer under coach Tony Keys and Eric Baumann with EG Arsenal. He continued his playing career at Concordia University Wisconsin. He currently plays with the Brewers FC Majors. Ben grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and was lucky enough to play for some state's top coaches. [Tony Keys (former Chicago Fire Academy Coach, Mike Taylor (founder of Soccers FC Chicago and Eric Bauman (337 college wins)].

Coach: Ben has been the assistant coach with Concordia University Men's soccer program for the past 3 years. He helped the program go from a 7-11-2  record to winning 2 Conference Championships and the team's first national ranking in program history. Coach Gyuricza holds a USSF "C" License.

Personal: Ben has 2 brothers who also play soccer.  One played professionally in Sweden for 2 years and they are both currently playing in college.  His parents still reside in the Chicago area.

Dan Holowaty

9-U Boys Pool

Bavarian: Coach Holowaty is in his second year with Bavarian. He has been a BSC Majors player since Fall 2014.

Player: Dan played collegiately at Rochester Institute of Technology where, in 2011, his team was the NSCAA Mens's DivII All-East 2nd team.  Coach Holowaty is 10th in all time scoring at RIT with 24 goals and 13 assists.  He then played 2 seasons professionally in the USL-Pro with the Dayton Dutch Lions (2012) and the Pittsburgh Riverhouds (2013). Dan has also trained in the UK with League 1 side Bradford City while obtaining his MBA from Leeds Business School.

Coach: In addition to BSC, Coach Benn has also a staff coach for the Dayton Dutch Lions (2012) and the Cleveland Force Academy (2012).  While with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds,  he was a camp instructor and conducted personal technical sessions. 

Jake Hunstiger

10U Boys Pool

Bavarian: Coach Hunstiger is in his 3rd year with Bavarian.

Player: Jake played collegiately for Elmhurst College in Chicago and Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.  In 2014 he started 6 games as goalkeeper for the Drake Bulldogs.  Jake was a 4 year letter winner at White Bear Lake Area High School in Minnesota. He served as team captain his senior year and was awarded All-Conference honors as a Sophmore and Junior.  He played his club soccer with St Croix Academy.  

Coach: In addition to BSC, Coach Hunstiger has been a staff coach for St Croix Soccer Club, Norwalk Soccer Club and Coerver Coaching Academy. 

Personal:  Jake was born in Minnesota.  He majored in Psychology and Neuroscience.

Jake Kelderman

Staff Coach / Grassroots Coach

Bavarian: Coach Kelderman been a part of Bavarian soccer club since 2012, when he began playing for the club. He is entering his second year as a staff coach for the Academy and Grassroots programs.

Player: Jake was a three year varsity starter at Nicolet High School. While there he was a two-time captain, and received a number of accolades: Team MVP twice, all-conference honors three times, and an all-area selection. In addition, he was a part of two state cup winning sides for Bavarian soccer club. Jake currently plays college soccer for UW-Miwaukee.

Coach: Jake currently holds a USSF “F” coaching license.

Personal: Jake is persuing a finance degree at UWM, and lives in Glendale with his mom, dad, and sister.

Griffin Kerwin

8U Girls Pool

Bavarian: Coach Kerwin is in his 2nd with Bavarian. 

Player: Griffin is currently playing soccer for UW-Milwaukee. He was a 4 year varsity player for WFB High School and was named a First-Team North Shore All Conference player his senior year.  He played club soccer for FC Milwaukee (U13-U16) and then with Elm Grove (U17-U18).  He was a 2 time State Cup Champion with his club team.

Coach: In addition to BSC, Coach Kerwin has coached various camps and clinics while at UWM. 

Personal: Griffin lives in Whitefish Bay and will be playing with the Bavarian Majors this summer.

Jim Klopp

16U Boys White

Bavarian: Coach Klopp is working with our 16U boys for the 2017-2018 season having previously coached for the Bavarian Soccer club at the 12U and 19U level. Jim has played with the Bavarian Soccer Club for over 30 years and is currently playing with the BSC men's reserve team.

Player: He was a 4 year varsity starter at Dominican High School in Whitefish Bay where he earned a soccer scholarship to play soccer at the UW-Milwaukee from 1988-1992.

Coach: During his hiatus from BSC, Jim served as Varsity Assistant Head Coach and Head Coach at DSHA from 1995-2002. After that, he coached for the Cedarburg Soccer Club on the U12 to U15 levels from 2003-2007. Coach Klob holds a USSF 'D' coaching license.

Personal: Jim resides in Glendale with his wife, Maris, children, Matthew and Sara and dog, Lambeau.

Kelly McGrath

13U Girls White

Bavarian: Kelly begins her 5th season with BSC.  Kelly had been the head coach of the 10U Girls White team since the spring of 2014.

Player: Coach McGrath played High School soccer with Wisconsin Lutheran High School, club soccer with FC Milwaukee and college soccer at UW-Milwaukee (2007-2010).

Coach: In addition to coaching with BSC, Kelly has also coached with her alma-mater Wisconsin Lutheran High School's JV team as well as with Milwaukee Sport Club. Coach McGrath holds her USSF "E" License.

Personal: She enjoys spending time up north boating with friends and family.

Farhad Mohsenian

11U Boys Yellow | 12U Girls Blue

Bavarian: Coach Mohsenian begins his first season with BSC and he is very excited to continue his coaching career with us.

Player: Coach Mohsenian played college soccer in Welwyn Garden City England and at Marquette University Milwaukee, and played 6 years in Wisconsin Majors Soccer League (WSL) for Milwaukee Brewers Soccer Club and Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club.

Coach: Coach Mohsenian has a USSF-D license.  He has coached both boys and girls programs for ages 6 to 16 in area clubs for the past 25 years.  He is passionate about the beautiful game of soccer, and loves to promote and teach it. 

Personal: Farhad is a Marquette University graduate with a degree in Civil and Structural Engineering.  He is a professional engineer registered in 14 states.  When he is not coaching, Farhad practices engineering in the United States and is also involved in international projects.  He lives in Mequon with his wife, Cynthia, and five children.

Jesse Mosca

12U Boys White | 13U Boys White

Bavarian: Jesse is excited to start his 2nd at Bavarian Soccer Club 

Player: Jesse grew up playing for River Plate youth Academy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but his team is Boca Jrs and he won't let you forget that! Jesse moved to the United States with his family in 1993 and played high school soccer in Woodland Hills California.

Coach: Jesse Mosca holds a USSF-D coaching license. He moved to Foxpoint, WI in 1995. Jesse has coached  both the boys and girls programs at multiple age levels at Mequon United since 2001. In 2010 he joined Grafton Soccer Club, which later became Fusion Soccer Club. In 2014 he became the Director of Academy at Fusion Soccer Club and continued to passionately coach 2 U10 Academy teams. Jesse has been mentored by many great coaches throughout the years and is always striving to learn and grow as a coach. 

Personal: Jesse Mosca is Married to his lovely wife Angie who works as an  RN and the couple has two sons Nico (11) & Luca (7) that both play for the club. When Jesse is not coaching he enjoys playing soccer himself in an over 30 indoor league and fishing for musky.

Jon Mroz

13U Boys Blue | Director of Goalkeeping

Bavarian: Coach Mroz begins his 6th season with the Bavarian Soccer Club. 

Player: Coach Mroz has an extensive playing career starting with Marquette University High School where he won State Championships in 1984, 1985 and 1986. Jon went on to play at UW-MIlwaukee from 1987-1991.Mroz played professionally with the Milwaukee Wave in 1992-93 and the Milwaukee Rampage in 1993.  He continued his playing career with the United Serbian majors from 1987-1997.

Coach: In addition to his experience with BSC, Coach Mroz has worked with various teams including the Wauwatosa West HS girls from 1985-1987, the Grafton HS girls from 1988-1990, the Wauwatosa Kicks from 1988-1992.  He was an Assisstant Coach with UW-Milwaukee from 1993-1997. Prior to returning to BSC Jon worked with the Elm Grove Soccer Club from 2011-2012 and with our Bavarian Soccer Cub NPSL team in 2007 and 2008.  He directed the soccer program at Brookfield Central High school for 19 seasons beginning in 1997. Coach Mroz holds a USSF "D" License.

Philip Nawrocki

Staff Coach

Bavarian: Coach Nawrocki will begin his 6th year with Bavarian. Since 2012, coach Nawrocki has coached the 11U Girls Blue & White teams, 12U Girls White, 13U Girls White, 14U Boys White, 14U Girls White and 15U Girls White. Coach Nawrocki has also worked with our BSC grassroots and fitness programs.

Player:  Philip moved to Bayside in 1994 and played with the Northstars, Northshore, Mequon United and Whitefish Bay soccer clubs. He attended Nicolet High School playing 3 years of varsity soccer before attending and playing soccer at Lake Forest College. After college, Coach Nawrocki played majors for the Milwaukee Kickers and Palermo soccer clubs.

Coach: Philip coached 2004-2007 with the Shorewood Soccer Club and he has worked with Nicolet High School soccer since 2007 where he continued to coach as the Nicolet Boys Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach until 2015. Coach Nawrocki has helped run an annual boot camp for the Nicolet Girls Soccer Program.  Coach Nawrocki is a coach at areas preseason camps for high school players both boys and girls.  Coach Nawrocki holds his USSF "D" State license. 

Personal: A native of Columbus, Ohio, Coach Nawrocki has lived in Milwaukee since 1994.  He is a fitness fanatic having completed marathons, triathlons and trail runs.  He currently lives in Glendale with his wife, Jenny and their two daughters.

Julie Praxmarer

11U Girls Blue

Bavarian: Julie begins her 6th season with BSC.  Julie has previously coached at the Academy level.

Player: Julie played HS soccer with William Fremd High School (IL) and club soccer with Sockers FC (IL).

Coach: In addition to coaching with BSC, Julie coached the Freshman Girls team at Whitefish Bay High School from 2009 to 2011, was the Assistant Varsity Girls Coach at Pekin Community High School (IL) in 2012, and was the Assistant Varsity Girls Coach at Whitefish Bay High School in 2013. Julie holds an D License.

Personal: Julie is originally from Palatine, IL and moved to Milwaukee to attend college. Julie rowed at Marquette University for two years before returning to the soccer world to begin her coaching career. She currently works as an underwriter and has just completed her MBA at Marquette.

Heather Roadhouse

14U Girls Blue

Bavarian: Heather begins her 5th season with BSC.  She has previously coached 11U-14U girls.

Player: Coach Roadhouse played High School soccer with Brookfield Central High School winning two State Championships in 2004 and 2005. Heather played club soccer with FC Milwaukee and went on to play collegiate soccer at UW-Milwaukee (2007-2010) and contributed to four Horizon League Conference championships.

Coach: In addition to coaching with BSC, Heather has also coached for the Women’s program at Cardinal Stritch University. Coach Roadhouse holds her USSF National "D" License.

Ryan Robb

10U Boys Pool

Bavarian: Coach Robb is in his 4th season with Bavarian Soccer Club.  Ryan has also worked with our youngest participants in our Grassroots and Mini-Ballers programs in the summer, fall and winter sessions.

Player: Coach Robb played for Crystal Palace Youth Academy Teams from age 6 to 16, growing up in London, ENGLAND and played county soccer for Bedfordshire Schools. At age 16, he was offered a 2 year contract and played for the U21 Crystal Palace Team.  He played under coach Michael Hazzard who played professionally for Chelsea and Tottenham, as well as, for England's National Team.  His playing experience continued at Marquette University where he was a 4 year starter and 3 year captain. Ryan helped win the Big East Blue Division Championship in 2012 and an NCAA appearance 2013.

Coach: In addition to his experience at BSC, Coach Robb coached with his Crystal Palace program where the U16-18 players assisted coaching various U6-U9 youth teams.  At Marquette, Ryan also worked with the Summer ID Camps and ran their indoor futsal league.

Personal: Ryan currently lives in Milwaukee and is engaged to his fiance Emily.

Greg Rosenthal

17U Boys Blue

Bavarian: Coach Rosenthal is entering his 3rd year with Bavarians.He has worked in the Bavarian Academy for two years with 8's and 10's and assisted with the Bavarian U18's in 2017.

Player:  Played at UWM from 2007-2010, as a 3 year captain. Professional career 3 years in Uppsala and Stockholm Sweden. Gamla Upsala Sport Klub, and Valsta Syrianska IK were the two clubs. , and Played for Team Wellington in the New Zealand ASB Premiership.

Coach: Greg worked at Ole Football Academy in New Zeal. Additionally, he was an assistant coach of Team Wellington's champiagn in the 2015 OFC Champions League in Suva, Fiji.

Personal: Coach Rosenthal is originally from St. Paul Minnesota.

John Saleska

19U Boys Blue

Bavarian: This is John's 5th season with Bavarian having previously coached at the 17U and 18U levels with his 17U Boys finishing as State Cup Runners-Up.

Player: Saleska played four years, three as the starting right back, of varsity soccer as a member of the Concordia University Falcons. His playing resume includes three-consecutive conference championships and back-to-back second round appearances in the NCAA Tournament. Prior to that he was a three-year varsity defender at West Bend East High School and part of that school's first-ever Little 10 championship squad.  He most recently played for FC Brewers in the Majors division of the Wisconsin Adult Soccer Association.

Coach: In addition to his coaching duties at Bavarian, John is also the full-time Director of Soccer Operations for both the Men's and Women's soccer programs at Concordia University.  Saleska's coaching experience includes previously being the graduate assistant coach at Concordia University, three years coaching both boys and girls at West Bend United SC, a year coaching girls soccer at Milwaukee Lutheran High School, and three years as boys and girls varsity assistant at Homestead High School. Saleska holds both an NSCAA Advanced National License and a USSF ‘C’ License.

Personal: John Saleska is married to his wife, Tara and the couple has 3 sons, 5 year old Owen, and 2 year old twins Micah and Luke. 

Sal Scalici

15U Boys White | 17U Boys White

Bavarian: Coach Scalici joined the BSC coaching staff in 2013 working with the 14U Girls White team. 

Player: Sal has over 25 years of playing experience with the Whitefish Bay Soccer Club, Verdi Soccer Club and our Bavarian Soccer Club.

Coach: Prior to BSC, Sal spent 6 years as the Director of Coaching for Whitefish Bay Soccer club.  In addition to coaching U11-U18 club soccer, Sal also coached both boys and girls High School Soccer.  Coach Scalici currently holds a USSF National "D" license as well as a NSCAA Professional Development Certificate and an American Sports Education Program Certificate.

Nicole Sperl

17U Girls Blue

Bavarian: This is Coach Sperl's first year with Bavarian.

Player: Coach Sperl played High School soccer with Wauwatosa West. Nicole played club soccer with FC Milwaukee and went on to play collegiate soccer at UW-Milwaukee (2007-2010) and contributed to four Horizon League Conference championships.  Nicole’s individual accomplishments include Horizon League All-Newcomer team (2007), National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Region First Team (2008), All-Horizon League Second Team (2009), All-Horizon League First Team (2010), NSCAA All-Region Third Team (2010) and Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year.

Coach: In addition to coaching with BSC, Nicole is in her 3rd year at Mount Mary University. Coach Sperl holds her USSF National "D" License.

Ashley Stemmeler

9U Girls Pool

Bavarian: This is Coach Stemmeler's first year with Bavarian.

Player: Growing up, Ashley played for FC Milwaukee from U11 to U23. She played at Marquette University from 2009-2013 and contributed to five Big East Conference Championships, two Big East Tournament Championships (2012, 2013), and five NCAA tournament appearances with Sweet 16 appearances in 2010 and 2012. Coach Stemmeler was named a captain my senior year.

Coach: In addition to coaching with BSC, Ashley coached at St. Joseph Catholic Academy in Kenosha.

Personal: Coach Stemmeler  grew up in Thiensville, WI. She is a First Grade teacher at Dunwiddie Elementary School in Port Washington and also currently coaches girls basketball at Homestead High School.  

Nick Unger

9U Boys Pool

BavarianCoach Unger begins his 4thyear with the Bavarian Soccer Club coaching this year's 9U Pool after having worked with the 10U Boys Pool.

Player: Coach Unger played at Marquette University High School from 2004-2008 where he won the 2005 State Championship and was Co-captain. As a member of FC Milwaukee from 2003-2008, Nick was a 2007 USYSA National Finalist and Two-time USYSA Midwest Region II and Midwest Regional League Champions and Four Time Wisconsin State Champion (2003, 05-07). Unger continued his playing career at the University of Pennsylvania from 2008-2012 where he was part of the 2008 Ivy League Champion team and 2 NCAA Tournament Appearances in 2008 and 2010.

Coach: Nick began his career at Bavarian starting coaching in the 2013-2014 season. Coach Unger holds a USSF "E" License

Personal: Nick currently lives in Wauwatosa and was married to Danielle this past fall.

Brian Weisse

13U Boys  Yellow

Bavarian: Coach Weisse is in 6th season with Bavarian Soccer Club having started in November of 2011.

Player: Coach Weisse played club soccer with the Oshkosh Youth Soccer Club from 1984 - 1993.  He also played with Oshkosh North High School from 1990 to 1993. After high school he continued his playing career at York College in Nebraska from 1994-1996 and in 1998. After his collegiate career he played Majors soccer with the Cruz Azul Majors Team in Bakersfield, CA from 1999-2001 and Mequon United's Majors Team from 2003 through 2007.  Brian continues to play over 30 soccer both indoor and outdoor.

Coach: Prior to working with Bavarian Soccer, Brian coached 2 years with West Bakersfield High School in CA, including the last year as the head coach.  Brian coached 9 years with the Nicolet High School boys program with the last 3 years as head coach and 8 years with their girls program (mostly as a varsity assistant).Coach Weisse currently holds a USSF "B" License.