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Kansas Rush Soccer Club

Kansas Rush Soccer Club

Meet our Coaches

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth soccer experience possible! We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished coaches. Read the bios below to learn more about your coach and the other members of our great staff.

DAOUDA KANTE
EXECUTIVE & TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2006
[email protected]
913.764.4111

  • USSF "A" License
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
  • Mali National Team
  • MLS – New England Revolution
  • NJCAA Soccer Hall of Fame (Mercer)
  • Division I All-American (FIU)
  • NSCAA Coaching Education Instructor
  • KC Wizards Academy Coaching
  • Baker University, Assistant Coach
  • NAIA Assistant Coach of the Year (2007)
  • KSYSA Competitive Girls Coach of the Year(2011)
  • United Soccer Coaches 2015 Coach of the Year for Youth Boys Central
  • United Soccer Coaches 2015 National Coach of the Year
FATAI AYOADE

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2010
[email protected]
913.764.4111

  • USSF "D" License
  • NSCAA Advance National
  • MS Excercise Sports and Science, University of Kansas
  • Head Men's Soccer Coach, JCCC
  • 30 year + Youth Coaching in Kansas Area
BERNARD PRO

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2012
[email protected]
913.764.4111

  • USSF "D" License
  • Played on Arago Football Club of Orleans, France and several seasons in Division III
  • Coached Club soccer for over 30 years in KC area including at Udinese, Shawnees, Aston Villa and Force Soccer Academy
MELISSA BLOUNT

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2018
[email protected]
913-764-4111

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  • USSF “D” License
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
  • DI Player The University of Tulsa
  • WPSL-KC Courage
  • Asst. Women’s coach-JCCC (13 years)
  • SBV Coach- 5years
  • JV Coach Girl’s St Teresa’s-3 years
  • KS ODP Coach-3 years
RINY DE BOER

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2013
[email protected]
913.764.4111


  • USSF "D" License
  • KSHAA High School Coaching Certificate
  • Over 40 years involved in youth soccer as coach and referee
  • High School Versity Coach - Perry Lecompton

PETER HARRISON
STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2015
[email protected]
913.764.4111


  • USSF "D" License
  • FAW "C" License
  • Sports Science Degree
  • English FA Teachers License
  • PE Teacher's License
  • FAW Center of Excellence
  • High School Head Coach
  • KCFC Club Coach
  • SBV Club Coach
IBRAHIM KANTE

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2012
[email protected]
913.764.4111

  • USSF "B" LicenseC
  • MLS - New England Revolution
  • MISL - La Raza Monterrey, Baltimore Blast & St. Louis Steamers
  • USL - Crystal Palace Baltimore
  • All-American - Essex Community College
  • Currently Men's Assistant Coach at Johnson County Community College
TIMO KIBUNE

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2016
[email protected]
913.764.4111

  • USSF "A" License
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • Played in Europe and Africa
  • Olympic Development Program - State/Region II
  • Assistant Men's Coach - Park University (2002-2006)
  • Head Women's Coach - Maple Woods College (2006-Present)

ANTOINETTE LOVE
STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2017
[email protected]
913-764-4111


  • USSF "D" License
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
  • Croatian National Team
  • Division I All Pac 10 - Arizona State University
  • Elmira College Assistant Coach
  • University of NEvada Assistant Head Coach
  • University of Kansas Assistant Coach
  • University of La Verne Head Coach (CA)
  • LA Premier FC Staff Coach (CA)
  • Houston Dynamo Youth Programs Coach (TX)
  • Eclipse Soccer Club Staff Coach (TX)

ANDREW MCGINNIS
GOAL KEEPER COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2017
[email protected]
913-764-4111


  • 5 years’ experience in coaching and goalkeeper development
  • United Soccer Coaches National Diploma, United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Level 1 & Level 2 Diplomas
  • United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Staff Member 2017 – Present
  • Bachelor’s Degrees in Marketing & Sports Management
  • Played collegiately at Loras College

DALIO MERCADO

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2014
[email protected]
913.764.4111

  • USSF national "C" License
  • USSF national "D" License
  • Played professionally for Independiente Sante Fe (Colombia)
  • Played collegiate at Park University
  • Graduate Assistant Coach Park University (1992-1993)
  • Heartland Boys Coach of the Year 2017
  • Won State Championship U18 Boys (2017)

DUSTIN OTTESEN

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2017
[email protected]
913.764.4111


  • USSF "C" License
  • USSF National Youth Course
  • Played professionally for 3 years with Indiana Blast (2001-2003) All League Honrs 2 years
  • Played collegiate at University of Evansville (1996-2000)
  • Sporting Blue Valley Coach (2006-2014)
  • Sporting Academy Coach (2010-2013)
  • Won State Championships in 3 Different States
  • Advanced to Regional Championship 3 Times
  • Kansas State Coach of the Year (2009)
AARON PAYNE

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2000
[email protected]
913.764.4111

  • USSF "C" License
  • Coerver Youth Diploma
  • NSCAA Professional Development Certificate
  • Kansas Rush - Youth Academy Director
  • Over 17 years coaching for Kansas Rush with special emphasis in developing players in the U8-U11 age groups.
RANDALL PORTER

DIRECTOR OF COACHING - BOYS
NPL Director

KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2010

[email protected]
913.764.4111

  • USSF "C" License
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
  • Former Indoor Professional Player – Sacramento Knights
  • Blue Valley Soccer Club (2002-2010)
  • Wizards Juniors (2008-2010)
  • Nomads Soccer Club (2000-2002)
  • Graceland University Assistant Coach (2007)
  • Head Coach, Kansas Magic Pro Indoor Soccer Team (2011/2012)
WILL SCOTT

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2017
[email protected]
913-764-4111


  • USSF "C" License
  • USL - Wichita Blue (1994-1995)
  • Played collegiately at Newman University (1992) Team Captain/MVP, 1st Team All-District 10.
  • Played collegiately at St. Mary of the Plaines College (1989-1991), 1st Team All-KCAC, 1st Team All-District 10, All-Tourney Team
  • Kansas Rush Wichita (2013-2016)
  • Evolution Futbol club, River City SC, Wichita Thunderbirds SC, Royal Cheetahs SC
GEOFF VANDEUSEN

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2013
[email protected]
913-764-4111

  • NSCAA Premier Coaching Diploma
  • Played collegiately at Trinity College and Western Illinois University.
  • Head Women's Coach - University of Central Missouri
  • Head Women's Coach - University of Indianapolis.
  • Olympic Development Program State Coach - IA, NE                 and Region I Staff.
  • NSCAA Director of Operations
SCOTT SIEGEL

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2011
[email protected]
913.764.4111

  • Played at Rockhurst University & UMKC
  • Head Coach - Girls, St. Teresa's Academy (10 Years)
  • Assistant Coach - Boys, Rockhurst High School
CASEY STEVENS

STAFF COACH
KANSAS RUSH STAFF SINCE: 2007
[email protected]
913.764.4111

  • USSF "D" License
  • Former collegiate player - University of Evansville (D1)
  • Former PDL player with the Cocoa Expos and KC Brass
  • Former MISL player for the KC Comets
  • Competitive youth coach since 2004

Contact

Kansas Rush Soccer Club
623 N. Lindenwood 
Olathe, Kansas 66062

Phone: 913-764-4111
Email: [email protected]

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