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General Manager/De Pere Select Coaching Director

Derek Rhodes, General Manager, USSF National “B” License

 

Key Accomplishments:

Current St. Norbert Men's Soccer Head Coach

September 2012-Present

            USSF B National Coaching License

           As Assistant Coach – St. Norbert’s College – Conference Champions 2004, 2005, 2007

            As Assistant Coach – St. Norbert’s College – NCAA Tournament Qualifiers 2004, 2005, 2006

            Professional Starter for Third Division National Team – Art Sul, Rio De Janeiro

            Milwaukee Wave – Reserve Squad 

 

Professional Experience:

 

Sports Emporium

 September 2006-Present   

Director of Coaching/ General Manager

 

            Responsible for all accounting and financial operations

            Management of all staff and recruiting

            Development of class curriculum for all ages

            Continually grow and expand Soccer Camp programs for youth.

            Coordination of league play for both soccer and football for all ages

            Program development and marketing i.e.: tournaments, 3 v 3

            Develop and run coaching clinics

            Director of Coaching for De Pere Select/Sports Emporium Bay  Area Recreational Plus League

 

Ashwaubenon High School 

                                                                

June 2008 - October 2011 

Boys Soccer Head Coach

 

           Responsible for player development and skills

            Organize team fundraisin events

            Coordinate team functions to improve player skills

            Development of off-season training programs

            Promote and run Ashwaubenon youth soccer camp

            Scheduling and coordinating game schedules

 

 

 De Pere Select Soccer 

  April 2007 -Present  

Boys U16 Head Coach

 

           Built team from U11 Classic 2 to U16 Wisconsin State Premier

            Ranked #6 in State of Wisconsin (gotsoccer.com)

            2011 Wisconsin State Division 1 Champions

            2011 Wisconsin State Championship Qualifier

            2011 Illinois Watermelon Cup Champions

            2011 Carmel Indian College Showcase Runner Up

            2011 Nike Academy Showcase Runner Up

            2 players on Midwest Region 2 Olympic Development Team

 

Education:

December 2004

                University of Massachusetts – Amherst, MA                               

Bachelor of Science

Major:  Economics

 

Collegiate Soccer Accolades:  

September 1999 – December 2003

               University of Massachusetts, Amherst (UMASS)

§ Four Year Starter

§ Co-Captain

§ 2002 First Team All-Atlantic 10

§ 2002 All New England

§ Athletic Directors Honor Roll

§ Two time Atlantic 10 Champions

§ Second Round NCAA Tournament 2001

 

Leadership

         Board of Directors – De Pere Select

         Former IMG Sports Academy Scholarship Student Athlete