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2020-2021 Dakota ODP Coaching Staff

 

Aric Spader
2004/2005 Girls Head Coach 

USSF C License

Assistant Coach - Augustana University 

About Aric

Lisa Berg

2006 Girls Head Coach

USSF A License, CONCACAF D License, USC Goalkeeper 3 Diploma, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists

 Assistant Coach Midwest Region ODP 06G Team, Staff Coach Futsal Satelite Mexico, Director of Coaching United Soccer Coaches

John Mclean 

2008 Girls Head Coach
2005 Girls Coach 

USSF D License, USC Goalkeeper 1 & 2 Diplomas, Scottish FA Level 2

 Head Coach - Presentation College Women’s Soccer

About John



Jade Smith

2007 Girls Head Coach 
2006 Girls Assistant Coach

USSF National C License

Assistant Coach - St. Cloud State University Women’s Soccer program

About Jade

Mikayla Wong

2008 Girls Assistant Coach 
2006 Girls Intern Coach

USSF National E License

 Coach for Hub City SC

Intern Coach Mikayla Wong is the Compliance Graduate Assistant at Northern State University. Coach Wong is in her second year as a Dakota ODP Staff Coach and is currently a coach at Hub City SC. She holds a USSF National E license.

Hailee Fischer

2007 Girls Assistant Coach

N/A

Goalkeeper - South Dakota State University

About Hailee



Dave Cook

2007 Boys Head Coach

USSF A License, National Youth License, National Goalkeeping License

Technical Advisor - Boys Dakota ODP, Head Coach MW Region ODP 2006 Girls and 2003 Boys

Head Coach Dave Cook is the Technical Advisor for the Boys Dakota ODP Program. Coach Cook has previously served as the Head Coach of the University of Mary as well as a State Association Technical Director, Club Technical Director, and High School Head Coach. He brings 16 years of NCAA college coaching experience both on the Men’s and Women’s side. Coach Cook currently serves as Head Coach for the Midwest Region 2006 ODP Girls and the 2003 Boys. Coach Cook has been on the ODP Regional Staff since 2006 and served on the ODP State Staff since 2004. Coach Cook holds an “A” License, National Youth License & National Goalkeeping License from the United States Soccer Federation.

Jason Wear 

2007 Boys Assistant Coach

USSF C License, USC National Diploma

 Coach for Dakota Alliance Soccer Club, Dakota ODP Admin

Assistant Coach Jason Wear is the program administrator for Dakota ODP, coach at Dakota Alliance SC, and has been on the Midwest Region Admin Staff in recent years. Coach Wear is in his fourth year as a staff coach of DODP and holds a USSF National C License and United Soccer Coaches National Diploma.

Dale Weiler

2008 Boys Head Coach

USSF National A License

Technical Executive Director - SD Youth Soccer Association

Head Coach Dale Weiler is the Technical Executive Director for SD Youth Soccer Association. Coach Weiler is also the Head Coach for the Washington High School Girl’s Program. Coach Weiler is an instructor for the United States Soccer Federation and hold a USSF National A License. Coach Weiler is a returning Dakota ODP Staff member.



Jake Jensen

2008 Boys Assistant Coach

USSF C License, USC National Diploma

Boys Head Coach - East Grand Forks High School, Coach - Greater Grand Forks SC

Assistant Coach Jake Jensen coaches All Ages for Greater Grand Forks SC. Coach Jensen is also the Boys Head Coach of East Grand Forks High School. Coach Jensen holds a USSF C License and a National Diploma. Coach Jensen is a returning Dakota ODP Staff Coach.

Dane Hansen

2008 Boys Assistant Coach

USSF D License, USC National Diploma

Vice President and Club Director for Yankton Youth Soccer Association, YYSA 03B Competitive Head Coach

Assistant Coach Dane Hansen is the Vice President and Club Director for Yankton Youth Soccer Association. Coach Hansen is the Head Coach of the YYSA 03B Competitive team. Coach Hansen holds a USSF D License and a National Diploma. Coach Hansen is a returning Dakota ODP Staff Coach.

Logan Christensen

2006 Boys Head Coach

USSF National C License

Assistant Coach - University of Mary Women’s Soccer

Head Coach Logan Christensen is the Assistant Coach for the University of Mary Women’s Soccer program. Coach Christensen is a Midwest Region staff coach, Director of Coaching for Magic Soccer F.C. Coach Christensen holds a USSF National C license. Coach Christensen has been on the Midwest ODP Region Staff and is a returning Dakota ODP Staff Coach.



Jamison Parkhill

2006 Boys Assistant Coach

USSF E License

Assistant Coach - Nebraska Christian College Men’s Program

Assistant Coach Jamison Parkhill is Assistant Coach for the Nebraska Christian College Men’s Program. Coach Parkhill coaches for Council Bluffs SC, is the Head Coach for the Abraham Lincoln HS Boys Program, and played at Morningside College in Sioux City, IA. Coach Parkhill holds a USSF National E License and is new to Dakota ODP.

Tommy Nienhaus

2005 Boys Head Coach

USSF A License, National Goalkeeper Diploma

Head Coach - University of Jamestown Men’s Soccer, Director of Coaching for Jamestown SC

Head Coach Tommy Nienhaus is the Head Coach for the University of Jamestown Men’s Soccer program. Coach Nienhaus is the Director of Coaching for Jamestown SC. Coach Nienhaus is a Midwest Region Staff member, holds a USSF National A License and a National Goalkeeper Diploma. Coach Nienhaus is a returning Dakota ODP Staff Coach.

Jack Hartley

2005 Boys Assistant Coach

USSF National D License, Goalkeeping 1 & 2 Diplomas

Assistant Coach - University of Jamestown Women’s Soccer

Assistant Coach Jack Hartley is the Assistant Coach for the University of Jamestown Women’s Soccer program. Coach Hartley is a competitive coach for Jamestown Soccer Club. Coach Hartley holds a USSF National D License, and his Goalkeeper 1 & 2 Diplomas.



Jose Lopez

2004 Boys Head Coach

USSF C License, Advanced National Diploma

Head Coach - Dakota Wesleyan University Men’s Soccer

Head Coach Jose Lopez is the Head Coach for the Dakota Wesleyan University Men’s Soccer program. Coach Lopez is a club coach for Dakota Alliance SC in Sioux Falls, SD. Coach Lopez holds a USSF National C License and an Advanced National Diploma with United Soccer Coaches. Coach Lopez is a returning Dakota ODP Staff Coach.

Edward Meitzen

2004 Boys Assistant Coach

USSF D License, National Diploma

Assistant Coach - Nebraska Christian College Men and Women’s Soccer Program

Assistant Coach Edward Meitzen is the Assistant Coach for the Nebraska Christian College Men and Women’s Soccer Program. Coach Meitzen is the Youth Academy Coordinator and the Head Coach for the 04B at Capital Soccer Association. Coach Meitzen also is the Head Coach for the Girl’s Varsity Lincoln North Star High School. He holds a USSF National D License and a National Diploma. Coach Meitzen is a first year Staff coach with Dakota ODP.

Jeremy Tosoya

2003 Boys Head Coach

USSF A License, United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma

Head Coach - Nebraska Christian College Men Soccer Program, Midwest Region ODP staff coach, Director of Coaching Education and club coach for Gretna FC

Head Coach Jeremy Tosaya is the Head Coach for the Nebraska Christian College Men’s Soccer Program. Coach Tosaya is a Midwest Region ODP staff coach, Director of Coaching Education and club coach for Gretna FC, and a National Instructor for US Soccer and United Soccer Coaches. Coach Tosaya holds a USSF National A License and a United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma.



Luis Pulido

2003 Boys Assistant Coach

USSF C License, Advanced National Diploma, Director of Coaching Certificate, Goal Keeper 1 Diploma

Assistant Coach - Dakota Wesleyan University Men’s Soccer, Competitive Coach - Dakota Alliance SC

Assistant Coach Luis Pulido is the Assistant Coach for the Dakota Wesleyan Men’s Soccer Program. Coach Pulido is a competitive coach for Dakota Alliance SC and holds a USSF National C License, Advanced National Diploma, Director of Coaching Certificate, and a Goal Keeper 1 Diploma. This is Coach Pulido’s first year with Dakota ODP.

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