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

Staff

 


 

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: U9 Academy Coordinator | U12 Premier Red
| U13 Premier Red


Brock Hickman
Asst. Director of Operations
In 2008 Brock came to us as that missing piece. He has all the DNA for being "the glue" and has lived up to that in spades. Brock is a great coach, administrator and parent. Coach Hickman has college head coaching experience in both men's and women's college programs- so it is with that experience, Brock has the ability to relate with all players of KFJ. For more about Brock please Click here!

    Teams Coached: U12 Boys Premier Red | U13 Boys 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: U14 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: U11 Girls Premier Red | U17 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: U11 Girls Premier Red | U17 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!
    Teams Coached: U15 Boys Classic Red

  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

Kacie Wilkinson & Casey Whitfield
U10 Premier Red Joe Salmon & Rob Zoeller
U11 Premier Red Tim Nowak & Chelsea Hunter
U12 Premier Red Brett Gregory
U12 Classic Red Christian Lauria
U13 Premier Red Brett Gregory
U13 Classic Red Christian Lauria
U14 Premier Red Mike Dickey
U14 Classic Red Dale Armistead
U15 Premier Red Jaclyn Puntillo
U16 Premier Red Jonathan Velotta
U17 Premier Red Tim Nowak
U18 Premier Red Jonathon Velotta

BOYS TEAM

COACH

U9 Premier

Brett Gregory, Bryan Klienman, Jarrett Robbins & Sean Bingham
U10 Premier Red Tim Jeffus
U10 Premier White Larry Raible
U10 Classic Red Justin Robbins
U10 Classic White Jarrett Robbins
U11 Premier Red Jet Robinson & Brad Davies
U11 Classic Red Justin Robbins
U12 Premier Red Brock Hickam & Damon Bootes
U12 Classic Red Dale Armistead
U12 Classic White Edwin Ngaiza
U13 Premier Red Brock Hickman
U13 Classic Red Dave Carrier & Neil Shulten
U14 Premier Red Matt Wilkerson
U14 Classic Red Damian Sweeney
U15 Premier Red Dale Helfrich
U15 Classic Red John Pedro & Frank Peabody
U16 Premier Red Dale Helfrich
U16 Classic Red Chris Barron
U17 Premier Red TBA
U17 Classic Red Mark Benitez
U18 Premier Red Neil Shulten & Brad Walsh
U18 Classic Red Neil Shulten & Brad Walsh