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.
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
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
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
Youth Programs Coordinator
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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