Coach Nic played collegiately and semi-professionally here in Minnesota. Often the captain of his teams, Nic has been functionally coaching since he was 16 years old and brings 10 years of formal coaching experience. Nic holds multiple licenses from the United States Soccer Federation, in addition to other various coaching diplomas. Throughout his time coaching, Nic has already trained more than 700 players, ranging from ages 7-18 years old.
Recently, Coach Nic’s U12 boys club team won back-to-back Minnesota state titles. The boys, which were coached by Nic since 2017, were trained using the Level Up philosophy of individual technical training first and foremost.
Coach Jason was a four-year starter and captain at Bethany Lutheran College. He has vast coaching experience, including directing Park Valley United’s youth academy, which develops more than 100 players each year. Most recently, Jason was an assistant coach with the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) as they won the WHAC Conference and reached the NAIA National Tournament. Jason holds the United States Soccer Federation’s D License.