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: E License

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).


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.


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.


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.



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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