Sponsors
  • Chicago Fire
  • adidas
  • Eurosport
  • Baptist Sports Medicine
  • Mockingbird Valley Sports Complex
  • TEG Architects

Staff

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BRETT GREGORY
Director of Operations
Every club or organization needs a leader, one that you feel has the club and your player's best interests at heart. With Brett you have that as well as the drive to continue to make Kentucky Fire Juniors the best club in the nation. Brett has a rare drive and incredible leadership skills that make a huge impact across the Kentucky Fire Teams and Organization. Under his leadership Brett has increase our footprint across the soccer landscape. Want more info about KFJ? Feel free to email him directly.
    Teams Coached: U14 Boys Premier Red | U13 Premier Red


Jonathon Velotta
Asst. Director of Operations
Coach Velotta is a "Soccer Junkie" and it is this passion that pours into his coaching. Coach Velotta holds a USSF "A" License and has spent time as an Asst. Coach at the University of Louisville and Head Coach of Bellarmine University's women's program. His involvment with the ODP program while also coaching 3 State Championship teams, made him the obvious choice for this important position.

    Teams Coached: U9 Girls | U12 Girls Premier Red | U17 Girls Premier Red


MIKE DICKEY
Techncial Director
Aside from coaching our U14 Girls Premier team, Mike leads the way as our Technical Director. Mike Dickey is an Internationally recognized soccer coach and clinician. He spent 7 years working as a National Staff Coach and Coach for the United States Soccer Youth National teams before becoming the Technical Director at KFJ. He is currently also the Head Coach for the United States Youth Soccer Region II Girls Olympic Development Program. Coach Dickey's enthusiasm for the game of soccer is only surpassed for his desire to develop a player as a whole person. For an entire look at his impressive resume, please Click here!
    Teams Coached: U9 Boys | U15 Girls Premier Red


DALE HELFRICH
Coaching Staff
Providing high-level coaching experience is very important for our core foundation and philosophy. Coach Helfrich has more than we need, but we're not complaining. From head coach of Kentucky Wesleyan to currently working and coaching with the regional ODP. Coach Dale is a fantastic piece of the KFJ Family! For Dale's resume please Click here!
    Teams Coached:U17 Boys Premier Red


TIM NOWAK
Coaching Staff
Tim is an example of why the KFJ has one of the best clubs in the region Tim's college coaching experience with women's programs spreads from Arkansas to Illinois as well as UofL. Tim is a big part of what we do as a club and we're glad he's on our side. For Tim's resume please Click here!
    Teams Coached: U14 Girls Premier Red | U18 Girls Premier Red


CHRIS CAHILL
Goalkeeper Director
After graduating from DeSales High School, Chris played for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish as a two year starter and now teaches what he learned there to all Fire Goalkeepers! For more information regarding Chris and his training program please email Brett Gregory directly.
       


FRANK PEABODY
Goalkeeper Assistant Director
Frank, like Coach Cahill played their high school soccer here in Louisville. Frank won a state championship with St. Xavier before continuing his playing career at Butler University, where he led Div. 1 soccer in multiple catagories in 2005! For more about Frank and his experience please Click here!
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Kristen Wallace
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Aside from coaching our U14 Girls Premier team, Mike leads the way as our Technical Director. Mike's background within the Olympic Development program has paid off considerably kwallace@mockingbirdsoccer.net

Tanya Collins
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Aside from coaching our U14 Girls Premier team, Mike leads the way as our Technical Director. Mike's background within the Olympic Development program has paid off considerably tcollins@mockingbirdsoccer.net


GIRLS TEAM

COACH

U9 Premier

Jonathon Velotta
U10 Premier Red Edwin Ngaiza
U11 Premier Red Joe Salem
U12 Premier Red Jonathon Velotta
U13 Premier Red Brett Gregory
U14 Premier Red Tim Nowak
U14 Classic Red Lora Gralheer
U15 Premier Red Mike Dickey
U15 Classic Red Dale Armistead
U17 Premier Red Jonathan Velotta
U18 Premier Red Tim Nowak

BOYS TEAM

COACH

U9 Premier

Mike Dickey
U10 Premier Red Jarrett Robbins
U10 Premier White Sean Bingham
U11 Premier Red Larry Raible
U11 Premier White Justin Robbins
U11 Classic Red Joe Salem
U12 Premier Red Jet Robinson
U12 Classic Red Phil Erikson
U13 Premier Red Craig Jones
U14 Premier Red Brett Gregory
U15 Premier Red Chris Barron
U16 Premier Red Craig Jones
U16 Classic Red John Pedro
U17 Premier Red Dale Helfrich
U17 Classic Red Chris Barron
U18 Premier Red Bruce Yeagle
U18 Classic Red Mark Benitez