Academy Coaching Staff

Kyle Lance

EBU Academy Coaching Director

Kyle Lance
Kyle Lance

Coach Kyle has been on staff with Elmbrook United (EBU) Soccer since 2009.  Currently, Kyle is the Academy coaching director for the club  for both boys and girls.  He holds a National B License.  Prior to joining EBU, Kyle was a staff coach for the Bavarian Soccer Club from 2005-2008.  Kyle also was a varsity assistant coach for Divine Savior Holy Angels High School from 2009-2012 and Marquette University High School from 2008-2011.   Kyle played collegiate soccer at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee from 2000-2003, where he received a bachelor degree in elementary education.  Kyle also played for the Milwaukee Wave from 2009-2011, winning a MISL Championship in 2011.


Kyle Bacon

Certification: TBD

Coaching Experience:

  • Brookfield Soccer Association, 2016/2017
  • Elmbrook United SC, current

Playing Experience:

  • Sussex Hamilton, 1998-2001
  • Trinity International University, 2003-2006 —– NAIA HM All American 2004

Personal: Kyle and his wife Katelyn have 3 kids (Kameron, Khloe and Koby).


Shawn Burns

Shawn Burns

Certification: USSF National D License, USSF National Goalkeeping License

Coaching Experience & Awards:

  • Brookfield Soccer Association (2005-2017)
  • Assistance Coach at Sussex Hamilton (2008-2011)
  • New Berlin Eisenhower Girls Assistant Coach (Current)
  • Lead the BSA U13 Girls’ Premier team to the semi-finals of State Cup

Playing Experience:  Waukesha West High School

Personal: Shawn is an elementary teacher in the Germantown School District.  He has undergraduate degrees in Physical Education, Health, and Adaptive Physical Education as well as a Masters Degree in Administrative Leadership.  He has three children.


Frank Crivello

Certification: USSF National B License, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma.

Coaching Experience:

27 years coaching experience including:

  • Brookfield Soccer Association 2000-2010
  • Elm Grove Soccer Club 2010-2012
  • BSA/EBU 2016-present

Playing Experience:

  • Carroll College (now Carroll Univ, 1993)
  • Marquette University High School 1991-1992.  Class of 1993.

Personal: Coach Frank and his wife Lisa have been married since June, 2008 and have two children, Anthony and Julia.  He is also host of Serie A Sitdown, a podcast covering Italian soccer.


Dan Fink

Dan Fink

Certification: USSF National C License

Coaching Experience:

    • 2004: Upwards Youth Coach
    • 2006-2013: FC Milwaukee Staff Coach
    • 2006-2016: MKE Wave Camp Staff Coach
    • 2009: Messmer High School Varsity Head Coach
    • 2013-2016: SC Waukesha Staff Coach
    • 2018-Present: Elmbrook United

Personal:   Dan and his wife Denise have four children; Lucia, Cavani, Hadley, and Luca. They reside in New Berlin.


Stuart Grable

Stu Grable

Certification: F License

Coaching Experience & Awards:

  • Brookfield Soccer Association U7 & U8 Boys Academy (1 year)

Playing Experience:

  • Milwaukee Wave (2015-present)
  • Milwaukee Torrent/NPSL (2016-present)
  • UW-Green Bay (2008-2011)

 Travis Heyer

Travis Heyer

Certification:  Completing F & E Licenses

Coaching Experience & Awards:

  • Elm Grove Soccer Club; U8 Boys & U10 Boys Academy
  • Milwaukee Sport Club

Playing Experience:

  • Wauwatosa West High School
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College (4years)

Personal:  Travis is a 2015 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran College.


Kyle Lance

Kyle Lance
Kyle Lance

Certification: B License

Coaching Experience & Awards:

  • Brookfield Soccer Association Recreational Coaching Director
  • Brookfield Soccer Association Boys’ & Girls’ U7/U8 Academy Coach
  • Bavarian Soccer Club coach (2005-2008)
  • Divine Savior Holy Angels Varsity Assistant Coach (2009-2012);
  • Marquette University High School Varsity Assistance Coach (2008-2011)

Playing Experience:

  • Milwaukee Wave (2009-2011)
  • UW-Milwaukee (2000-2003)

Personal: Kyle received a BA in education from UW-Milwaukee.


Marco Perez

Certification: Grassroots License, in 4v4, 7v7, 11v11. Pursuing  D license

Playing Experience:

  • Milwaukee Torrent – Semi Professional, 2017-2018 seasons, CDM Player
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College – 3 years, Center Defensive Midfielder. Helped reach NACC Championship in 2016
  • North Shore Majors – 2014- 2018, CDM Player
  • Mequon United Soccer Club – 2007-2011, Super Y league, ODP
  • Croatian Eagles Majors – 2012-2014, CDM Player,  2012 National Championship

Personal:  I am Marco Perez, I was born in Mexico and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I was lucky enough to have my father who Played pro soccer in Mexico to coach me as I was growing up. I played for Mequon United under Omar Sethi and Michael Konovalenko for 8 years, in which I played super-y league to ODP, overall was a great experience. I went to Alexander Hamilton high School in which i was Named City Conference Honorable Mentioned Junior and Senior years, Named Captain Junior and Senior years.  I finished my collegiate soccer career at Wisconsin Lutheran College, in which I helped carry the team into the first ever NACC Final in 2016 making history for the program, was named to Warrior Cup All-Tournament Team.

I have 8 years of playing at high-level soccer including 2 years playing semi pro for the Milwaukee Torrent. This will be my 4th year as a coach, I am confident that my skills, abilities and experience can be of great service to teach the youth!


Paul Piering

Certification: E License

Coaching Experience:

  • Wauwatosa West Boys/Girls JV, Freshman, Varsity Assistant Coach:  2005-2017
  • Veritas High School Head Boys Varsity Coach & and Athletic Director:  2013-2015
  • Milwaukee Sport Club Boys Academy Technical Director & Coach:  2015-2018

Playing Experience:

  • Youth Soccer Player at Bavarians, Elm Grove Rampage and Brookfield Soccer Association
  • Brookfield East High School Varsity State Runner-up 1993, State/”National” Champion and Co-Captain 1995
  • UW-Madison: 1997
  • Fox River Rebels USISL: 1998
Personal:
 
Lives in Sussex with his wife Tia, two sons Jack and Max, and his dog Fergus

Vic Ramirez

Certification: TBD

Coaching Experience:

  • Hamilton High School, Boys and Girls Varsity 2013-2015
  • Elmbrook United, 2019-present

Playing Experience:

  • Milwaukee Tech High School, 2007-2010
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College, 2015-2019
  • North Shore United Majors, 2017-2019

Personal:  Recently graduated from WLC earning a bachelors in Sports and Exercise. Vic currently runs a before and after school care program through the YMCA located at Brookfield Elementary.


Taylor Swittel

Taylor Swittel

Certification: E License

Coaching Experience & Awards:  Brookfield Soccer Association U7 girls

Playing Experience:

  • Brookfield Soccer Association
  • Elm Grove Soccer Club
  • Brookfield East High School – All-conference honors as a Junior & Senior; Second-Team Award as a junior; 7 goals as a senior
  • UW-Milwaukee (2012-2015); named to Horizon League Academic Honor Roll

Personal: Taylor is very competitive and organized.  She is open to discussion of ideas and problems.


Michael Sykes

 Certification: USSF National ‘D’ Coaching License

Coaching Experience:

  • Ashbury High School-Canada (2003)
  • Mequon Soccer Club (2004)
  • Cedarburg High School (2007)
  • North Shore United (2010-2018)

Playing Experience:

  • Milwaukee Wave United Reserve (2005-2007)
  • Mequon Majors (2004-2008)
  • North Shore United Majors (2014-2017)

Rory Vees

Certification: USSF National ‘E’ License

Coaching Experience:

  • 2011-2018 Polonia Youth Soccer Club; Boys and Girls Academy; Boys Select U11-U15
  • 1994 & 1995 DSHA Varsity Assistant

Playing Experience:

  • High School, Varsity, 1986-1989
  • Polonia Soccer Club, Majors, 1994-2004

Personal: Bachelor of Science from UW-Milwaukee.  Supervisor/Administrator at Northwest Mutual.  Married with two children – Matt and Sophie.

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