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Celtic Coaching Staff

John Miller, Staff Coach

John has been a youth soccer coach for 20 years.  He joined the Celtic coaching staff in 2005.  He was hired as the House Director of Coaching in 2016 to oversee the player and coaching development in the Celtic House Program. He lives in Palatine with his wife Maureen and German Shepherd "River".

John is a current United Soccer Coaches Member with a USC National Diploma and currently holds a USSF 'D' license.

John has experience coaching coaching at all levels.  He started his coaching career at Green White SC (4 years) and Grove United (4 years) before joining Celtic in 2005.

He is a former Celtic player and played at Fremd HS & at ISU.

John Miller

Gordy Poluyanskis, Staff Coach

Biography: Gordy has over 20 years of coaching experience. He joined the Celtic SC staff in 2014.  He continues to develop technically strong players who have a passion for the game. Gordy works in the Little Celtic Academy where many start the Celtic journey.

Coaching Credentials: USSF 'B' License 

Coaching Experience: Staff Coach FCX, DOC Rockford Raptors, Head Coach Rockford Dactyls W-League, Staff Coach Rockford Raptors & Dactyls

Playing Experience: Rockford East HS, Triton College, Rockford Raptors PDL



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Stephen Hunt, Staff Coach

Biography: Steve has a passion for soccer.  He started his coaching career as part of the Wisconsin Rush Give Back program.  He volunteered doing camps and coaching.  It was here under tremendous mentors that Steve realized teaching soccer was something he wanted to do. Currenly resides in Palatine.

Coaching Credentials: USSF National 'D' License 

Coaching Experience: Asst. Men's Coach Trinity Christian, Camp Staff Northwestern University, Coach Canton Akron Soccer Club, Coach Wisconsin Rush

Playing Experience: Malone University, Trinity Chrisitan College, Madison 56ers, Wisconsin Rush



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Jen Jeschke, Staff Coach

Biography: Jen is in her third year with Palatine Celtic. She was a former BASA Bridge Program Coach while also working with their Tots program. She has been coaching for 10 plus years. She resides in Barrington currently. 

Coaching Credentials: USSF 'D' License, Youth Diploma 

Coaching Experience: Former Barrington Area Soccer Association Bridge Program Coach & Tots Program Coach

Playing Experience: Barrington High School, Carthage College



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Youth Programs Coordinator

Aldo Nolasco, Staff Coach

Biography: Information coming soon

Coaching Credentials: USSF 'E' License 

Coaching Experience: Glenbard North HS

Playing Experience: Glenbard North HS, College of Dupage Men's Soccer



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Lorenzo Savino, Staff Coach

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Nick Walan, Staff Coach

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