EXCEL has collected some of the top goalkeepers in the area to assist Dave in all academies. They include current and former professional, US National Team, and college goalkeepers. They bring their strong work ethic, intensity, and character to each session to provide the best learning environment for all students.
Current and Former Staff Coaches:
Will Lukowski-- played at Wright State University, Cincinnati Dutch Lions (PDL), Iowa Western Community College ('12-'13), 2013 NJCAA National Championship, 2012 NJCAA All-American, NJCAA 1st Team All-Region, 2009 and 2010 "Big 6" Goalkeeper of the Year, All-Conference Goalkeeper at Lee's Summit High School (4X)
Maggie Seibert-- played at Martin Methodist (2008) and Maple Woods (2009-2011). Earned 4 letters at Lee's Summit High School and was All-Conference all four years.
Kelsey Gochnauer-- played at Central Arkansas University (2009-2012) and named Southland Conference Goalkeeper of the Week on multiple occasions. Earned 4 letters at Lee's Summit High School and was All-Conference two years. She played with the Kansas City Shock in 2013.
Jessica Grindstaff--played at University of Central Missouri and helped the team to the NCAA Div II national tournament in 2012 and 2013. She was a standout at Notre Dame de Sion and earned a State Title, Runner-Up, Third, and Fourth in the state tournament. Currently, she serves as the goalkeeping coach at Lee's Summit North High School and EXCEL Goalkeeping.
Caroline Stanley--currently with the NWSL's Sky Blue FC, spent rookie season with Seattle Reign, played at University of Southern California (2012-2014), member of the U.S. Women's U-20 National Team, named Missouri Goalkeeper of the Year in 2011. Played with the W-League LA Strikers in 2012.
Alex Carpenter--played at Davidson College. Alex is the "original" EXCEL goalkeeper. In 2004, she attended Dave's first ever training session after his return to Kansas City. Alex was the Missouri ODP goalkeeper from 2007-2010.
Reilly Anderson-- played at University of San Francisco (2011), member of the Region 2 ODP Team, won 2 Kansas State Cup titles with KCFC.
Megan Manley-- played at Midland University, 2012 GPAC 1st Team All-Conference, earned 3 letters at Lee's Summit High School
Lindsay Davis-- played in college at St. Mary's College and the New York Magic, trained with U-18 US National Team, and earned All-State honors at Leavenworth High School
Donovan Dowling-- currently the head coach at Northeast Texas Community College, was assistant coach at Fort Hayes State Univeristy, played at Barton County Community College and Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne.
Maddie Dobyns-- currently playing at University of Kansas, 2012 Missouri Goalkeeper of the Year, Big 6 Conference Goalkeeper of the Year (2012 and 2013), 2nd place finish in 2012 MO Class 3 State Tournament
Craig Lammering-- played professionally with the Colorado Foxes
Michael Coleman-- played at Missouri State University
Kevin Hartnett--played at Lee's Summit High School, and is a music teacher in Los Angles, CA.
Stephanie Gardner--won a state title at Liberty High School, and played for Avila College.