Dayton Directors & Staff

Dayton Staff

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 and administrators. Read the bios below to learn more about your coach and other leaders in our community.

Sandy Poole
Club Director
  • Current 2010 Girls Coach
  • Played Collegiately at Wright State University
  • 25 years coaching and training experience
  • USSF National D License 
Tommy Spijkers
Director of Coaching
  • UEFA B License
  • Coerver Coaching Skill Coach diploma
  • US Soccer Director of Coaching diploma
  • 19 Years professional coaching/training experience
  • PDSA Soccer (Individual & Small Group training) founder & director (2013-current)
  • Soccer Homework Academy founder & director (2019-current)
  • CUP Girls Associate Director (2019-2020)
  • Gem City Director of Coaching (2016-2018)
  • Bellbrook Soccer Director of Coaching (2014-2015)
Ryan Zeman
Staff Coach
  • Current 2007 Boys Coach
  • Current Boys Varsity Head Coach at Troy Christian Varsity
  • 2019 State of Ohio Private School Coach of the Year
  • 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Miami Valley District Private School Coach of the Year
  • 2015 & 2019 Metro Buckeye Conference Coach of the Year & 2019 Miami Valley District Coach of the Year
  • 17 years coaching/training experience
  • Played Collegiately at Bluffton University
  • USSF National E License 

Brad Stork
Staff Coach
  • Current 2007 Girls Asst. Coach
  • Currently Bellbrook Women's Varsity Head Coach
  • 2021 Southwest Buckeye East Division Coach of the Year
  • Experience with boys and girls U11-U18
  • 16 years of coaching/training experience
  • USSF National D License
  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma

Megan Moran
Staff Coach
  • Current 2007 Girls Head Coach 
  • 10 Years of Coaching/Training Experience
  • Played at Bowling Green State University
  • ODP State Team and Regional Camp player
  • USSF National D License
Chris Bethel
Staff Coach
  • 2009 Girls Head Coach 
  • USSF F License
  • 13 Years of Coaching/Training Experience
Brandi VanderYacht
Staff Coach
  • Current girls 2009 youth asst.coach
  • Currently Bellbrook Women's Varsity Asst. Coach
  • Played at Urbana University
  • Franklin HS scholar-athlete
  • USSF F License

Chris Lynch
Staff Coach
  • Current boys 2008 coach
  • 4 Year Starter; 2nd Team All-American & Team Captain at Walsh University
  • Bellbrook HS SWBL Player of the Year
  • USSF E License
Brandon Stewart
Staff Coach
  • Head Coach of Boys 2009 team
  • 7 years of coaching/training experience
  • USSF Grassroots Licenses: Diploma for 4v4, 7v7, 9v9, and 11v11

Bill Houchins
Staff Coach
  • Current boys 2010 Head coach
  • 19 Years of Coaching/Training Experience
  • ODP District 2 head coach OSYSA
  • Former HS varsity coach
  • USSF National D License

Ryan Grant
Staff Coach
  • Played collegiately at Wilmington College
  • ODP - 4 time state player, 3 time regional player
  • Two time Ohio South State Cup Champion as a player
  • USSF F License
  • USSF Grassroots Licenses 11v11 & 9v9

Derek Grajeda
Staff Coach
  • Played collegiately at Ohio Dominican Univeristy
  • US Club Soccer Regional Champion
  • US Club Soccer National runner-up
  • 7 Years of Coaching/Training Experience
  • Former Junior Warriors Director of Warrior SC
  • Former Boys youth Director of Warrior SC
  • USSF E License
  • NFHS/United Soccer Coaches - Professional Development Certificate

Alberto Gonzalez
Staff Coach
  • Played collegiately at Wittenberg University (2014-2017)
  • Wittenberg University MIP Award (2014)
  • Manager/Head coach Sauz FC ’04 (2016-2019)
  • Wittenberg Youth Soccer Camps (2014-2016)
  • Club Ohio Soccer Dublin & Springfield Camps (2018)
  • Club Ohio Springfield Team Trainer (2018)
  • Coach Northmont Men’s Reserve B Team (2019)

William Houchins
Staff Coach
  • Current boys 2010 asst. coach
  • 15 years of playing experience
  • 4 years of coaching experience
  • USSF Grassroots Licenses 4v4/7v7
Tooti Snider
Staff Coach
  • USSF C License
  • Played collegiately at the University of Findlay
  • 15 years coaching/training experience
  • Former asst. coach at Wittenberg University
  • State/Regional ODP staff experience
Shawn Woods
Staff Coach
  • Current Xenia High School Women’s Soccer Asst. 
  • Former Club X Academy Director, Goalkeeper Trainer, and Head Coach with over 23 years of experience
  • Previously Wilmington College Women’s Soccer GK Coach
  • USSF National D License 
  • United Soccer Coaches 4v4/7v7/9v9 and High School Diploma
  • United Soccer Coaches 11v11 PreNational Diploma & Goalkeeper Diploma Level 1
  • NFHS Accredited Scholastic Coach & Parent Credential
David Yates
Staff Coach
  • ODP State Staff
  • Former Club X Director of Coaching,Trainer, and Head Coach
  • Previously Xenia High School Men’s & Women’s Soccer- JV Head Coach & Varsity Asst
  • Played Colligently at Wilmington College 
  • USSF National C License 
  • United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching Diploma, Futsal Lvl 1 & GK1
  • USC Sports Psychology & Metal Skills
  • TOVO Institute V1 Methodology Course
Chris Hogston
Staff Coach
  • 14 years of coaching/training experience 
  • Played Collegiately at Robert Morris (NCAA Div I)
  • Former Boys High School Varsity Head Coach at Wayne & Milton Union
  • Experienced Collegiate GK Coach at Robert Morris
  • Former CUP Girls Coach
  • USSF National D License   
  • Level I Futsal Diploma
Cassandra Guthrie
Staff Coach
  • 7 years coaching/training experience 
  • Played Collegiately at Thomas More University 
  • USSF Grassroots Licenses: 4v4, 7v7, and 9v9
Erin Issler
Staff Coach
  • Current Goalkeeper coach for U.S. Women's Armed Forces team
  • Current Goalkeeper coach for Bellbrook HS (women's)
  • Previous Goalkeeper coach for Just 4 Keepers
  • Previous Goalkeeper coach for Metro FC
  • United Soccer Coaches GK Level 1 diploma
  • Masters certificate in Sports Psychology
  • Played collegiately at United States Air Force Academy
  • Played internationally with US Armed Forces team (10 caps)
Bret Jones
Staff Coach
  • Played collegiately at Wright State University - All Horizon League Team
  • Played professionally for the Cincinatti Kings (PDL)
  • Played professionally for the Dayton Dutch Lions (USL)
  • 20+ years of coaching and training experience
  • Over 10 years coaching and training teams for CUP, NWS, and OCA boys programming
Izzy Clemons
Staff Coach
  • 17 years playing experience including Bellbrook Women’s Soccer Varsity team as Freshman
  • Youth module 1 training
Matt DeWitt
Staff Coach
  • 13 Year of Coaching/Training Experience
  • Experience with boys and girls U7-U15
  • USSF E License
  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma
Brittney Petrosky
Staff Coach
  • Previous WSU Captain
  • Player with 46 appearances
  • Went to Vandalia HS - second team all state x3
  • Have been playing for 18 years with Galaxies, Cinti CUP, Metro and Warriors
  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee
Erin Graefen
Staff Coach
  • 5 year Wright State player
  • Senior year captain
  • Conference All Freshman team
  • Played Club for the Chicago Fire Juniors and ID Team
  • State Cup finalist Coached Chicago Fire Juniors Youth Camps
Jimmy Campbell
Staff Coach
  • USSF National D License
  • 10 years Coaching/Coerver Experience with Warrior 04 Elite and Tempest FC
  • Multiple Collegiate signees
  • 2021 USYS Presidents Cup National Championship Finalist
  • 2021 USYS Presidents Cup Midwest Regional Champions

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International Coaches

International Coaches

Club Ohio has more than 70 experienced staff coaches from around the US and Internationally. Many of our coaches lead high school programs, and some have taken their team to the State finals and won. Some of our club coaches have coached State Cup Champions that have also gone on to the Regional and even the National level tournaments for both USYS and US Club. A few of our coaches have played or coached at the collegiate or professional level. Furthermore, we have a diverse group of former players and coaches from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, England, Georgia, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, and Tunisia who bring an international perspective.