Erick Natwick - U13 White
Coach Eric group up in Door County, and played club soccer with Green Bay Lightning and, eventually, with his Sturgeon Bay High School team. After receiving Green Bay Press Gazette First Team All Area honors, he went on to play 4 years at St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI.
Eric began coaching immediately after his final season at SNC, and was able to experience a number of different ages and clubs in Northeastern Wisconsin. Three teams, his u11 Seymour Select girls, u14 Door County Wave boys, and u15 De Pere Select girls teams that he coached for multiple years, have gone on to make state appearances for their high school teams where they made up a majority of the team.
Coach Eric enjoys inspiring player development and watching individuals improve at younger ages. He believes that confidence is created by success, and that it is a coaches job to create as much success as possible in practice so that each players confidence can grow. Eric currently holds his D National License for coaching youth soccer in the United States.
Ian Fox - U13 White
Ian grew up outside the city of Leeds in the United Kingdom where he played soccer at Harrogate Grammar School and Harrogate College. A life-long player Ian continues to play with both indoor and outdoor teams throughout the year.
Ian has been coaching soccer since 2014 and joins this year from SC43. Ian has coached both rec and select teams from U8 through U13.
Ian currently holds a USSF “E” license.
Amanda Barske - U13 Blue
Amanda grew up in Muskego, WI. She played high school soccer for Divine Savior Holy Angels and club soccer for Brookfield Soccer Club. Amanda went on to play collegiate soccer at Winona State University in Winona, MN. She achieved all conference and all region honors during her time at WSU. After suffering a career ending injury, Amanda went on to be an assistant coach at Winona State for one season.
Amanda has played soccer for 25+ years, is an avid Liverpool fan, and loves sharing her passion for soccer with her team. She was an assistant coach for the team last year before taking over as head coach this season.
Amanda currently holds a USSF "F" license.
Jake Basten - U11 Blue
Hometown: De Pere, WI
Playing Experience: Played select soccer and High School Varsity
Coaching Experience: Started coaching in High School. Have been coaching for the past 7 years alongside my son, Jacob.
License Level: Classic Compliant 2
Hobbies: Hockey, Hunting, Fishing, golfing, and spending time with my family
Jon Leonard - U11 Blue
Hometown - Mukwonago
Playing Experience - Mukwonago High School (first 4 years of program’s existence)
Coaching Experience - 3 years each of varsity boys and varsity girls soccer at Waterford High School where I teach Social Studies, U7-U10 recreation teams with Milwaukee Kickers in Mukwonago
License Level - US Soccer/WYSA Grassroots 11 v 11
Hobbies - spending time with family, coaching basketball, playing golf, reading