US National Players

Name Year US Soccer Federation
Jack Shaw 1998 Youth National Team Pool
Jackson Weiss 1996 Youth National Team Pool
Jack Menard 1996 Youth National Team Pool
Jake Taylor 1995 Youth National Team Pool
Charlie Hoover 1992 Youth National Team Pool
Jamie Eichmann 1975 Youth National Team Pool
Scott Kreitmeir 1974 Youth National Team Pool
Kris Kelderman 1969 Youth National, 1985 U16 World Cup Team
Tom Zaiss 1968 Youth National Team Pool
Jimmy Banks 1967 Men's National Team, 1990 World Cup Team
Bob Gansler Men's National Team Member & Coach

BSC Players Now Leaders in the Game

Name Position
Bob Gansler Coach, US National Team
Sasho Cirovski Men's Head Coach, Maryland
Brian Tompkins Men's Head Coach, Yale
Louis Bennett Men's Head Coach, Marquette Univ
Kris Kelderman Men's Head Coach, UW-Milwaukee
Kyle Zenoni Asst Coach, UW-Milwaukee
Khaled El-Ahmad Chief Scout, Djurgarden Fotball, Stockholm
Bob Spielmann Director of Coaching, Bavarian Soccer Club
Tom Zaiss Director of Soccer Operations, Bavarian Soccer Club

Bavarian Players make Elite Chicago Fire Roster for Mayors Cup in Las Vegas

Congratulations to local players from Bavarian SC for being selected to represent the Major League Soccer Club Chicago Fire at the Mayors Cup International Showcase from Feb 14-16 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The players were selected to play in the all-star Wisconsin Fire teams after impressing during a series of tryout events that took place in Milwaukee last Fall.

Wisconsin Fire U14 Girls Roster
Delgadillo, Murphy, Stoffel & Wood (Bavarians)

Wisconsin Fire U13 Girls Roster
Esparza (Bavarians SC);

Wisconsin Fire U18 Boys Roster
D’Amato, Falk, Johnson, Lane, Perez, Peterson, Reynolds, Strobel, Philippe & Tesch (Bavarian SC);

Wisconsin Fire U17 Boys Roster
Chiappa (Bavarian SC)

Wisconsin Fire U16 Boys Roster
Anguil-Andriacchi, Baldwin, Christenson, Jochem, Provan, Sampson and Ware (Bavarians SC);
Head Coach-Steven Provan

Wisconsin Fire U15 Boys Roster
Holan & Schweinert (Bavarian SC);
Head Coaches- Bob Spielmann & Pat Stanly

Wisconsin Fire U13 Boys Roster
Mroz & Teplin (Bavarian SC);
Head Coach- Jon Mroz

What is the Wisconsin Fire?
Launched in August 2013 in partnership with the Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association (WYSA), the  Wisconsin Fire program now has over 200 elite players from Appleton SC, Bavarians SC, Brookfield SC, Croatians Eagles SC, Madison 56ers, Milwaukee Kickers SC, Northshore SC, Racine United SC, SC Waukesha and  Wisconsin Rush. Wisconsin Fire  is part of the Chicago Fire's emerging talent program.

11U Girls Celebration

By JoEllen Rostad 06/10/2019, 2:15pm CDT

The season is over but the friendship continues

Bavarian State Champions

By Bob 06/03/2019, 3:45pm CDT

Bob Spielmann

NCAA Division 1 Champions

Name School Year
Meagan Klein Univ of North Carolina 1991, 1991, 1992 & 1993
Mike Huwiler Univ of Virginia 1991 & 1992
Kris Kelderman Univ of Virginia 1989
Tom Mitch Duke University 1986

US Olympians

Name Year
Mike Huwiler 1992 US Olympic Team
Wally Ziaja 1972 US Olympic Team
Herbert Schweinert US Olympic Team

Recent College Commitments

CLASS OF 2015
Jack Wirth UW-Whitewater
Elliott Lane Savannah College of Art & Design
Elliot Paul Wheaton College
Brandon Lifke University of St. Thomas
Samson D'Amato University of Chicago
Steve Peterson Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
Zach Znudson UW-Oshkosh
Kay Olapo UW-Green Bay
Quinten Ludwig Viterbo University
Sean Reynolds UW-Milwaukee
Jenni Poss Cardinal Stritch University
Dani Schuyler Cardinal Stritch University
Abby Mansker Cardinal Stritch University
Mary Mansker UW-LaCrosse
Jensen Meyer Carroll University
Gina LaMacchia Carroll University
John Gibson UW-Whitewater
CLASS OF 2014
Danny Jarosz Marquette University
Quinn English Brown University
Jackson Weiss Boston University
Paul Ciszewski Drake University
Josh Boris St Thomas University
Connor Young St Thomas University
Gus DeMeulenaere St Thomas University
Nick Gonzales UW-Oshkosh
David Loffredo UW-Parkside
Jeremy Tutas Lindenwood College
Rachel Van Sluys Carroll College
Kerri Berkowitz Utica College

Bavarians Play in MLS Player Development System


Jack Shaw & Louis Bennett

Bavarians are being challenged at the next level. These players, developed by the Bavarian Soccer Club, are currently in the MLS Player Development system.

Name Year Club
Louis Bennett Class of 2013 (1995) Chicago Fire Academy, Marquette Univ
Jake Taylor Class of 2013 (1995) Chicago Fire Academy, Marquette Unive
Jack Shaw Class of 2016 (1998) Chicago Fire Academy