Soccer Trainers

Meet the Team

Erin Mikula

Lead Trainer

Specializes in Shooting Power and Confidence
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Nathan Heath

Trainer

Professional experience
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Jalen Brown

Trainer

Xavier University Alumni,
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Erin Mikula

Trainer

Born in: Cincinnati, OH

Played Soccer at: New Richmond HS, Kings Hammer, UNC Chapel Hill

Position Played: 6 | Center Mid

Right or Left Foot: Right

Favorite Professional Soccer Player: Michelle Akers

Best Place You’ve Visited: Prague

Favorite Way to Spend a Free Afternoon: Outside with my dogs

Dogs or Cats: Dogs

Salty or Sweet: Sweet

Winter or Summer: Summer

Nicknames: E

Favorite Show to Binge Watch: The Office

Vuyo Ndebele

Trainer

Born in: Harare, Zimbabwe

Played Soccer at: Kings Hammer, Conner High School, St. George’s College (Zimbabwe), Defiance College

Position Played: Defensive Mid/Attacking Mid

Right or Left Foot: Right

Favorite Professional Soccer Player: Andreas Iniesta

Best Place You’ve Visited: Cape Town, South Africa

Favorite Way to Spend a Free Afternoon: Watching soccer with my mates whilst grilling

Dogs or Cats: Dogs

Salty or Sweet: Sweet

Winter or Summer: Summer

Nicknames: Regalo

Favorite Show to Binge Watch: Ozark

Jalen Brown

Trainer

Born in: Indianapolis, IN

Played Soccer at: Xavier University, NYCFC, Rochester Rhinos, NY Cosmos, Stumptown Athletic, Kings Hammer USL 2

Position Played: 7,11 | Outside Mid

Right or Left Foot: Right

Favorite Professional Soccer Player: Eden Hazard and Lionel Messi

Best Place You’ve Visited: Ecuador 

Favorite Way to Spend a Free Afternoon: At the park with my dog

Dogs or Cats: Dogs

Salty or Sweet: Sweet

Winter or Summer: Summer

Nicknames: Rocky | JB

Favorite Show to Binge Watch: Power, Ozark

Nathan Heath

Trainer

Born in: Manchester, England

Played Soccer at: Professionally in England with Cambridge United and Stalybridge, Cambellsville University, Cincinnati Dutch Lions USL 2, Kings Hammer USL 2

Position Played: Left Back | Center Back

Right or Left Foot: Left 

Favorite Professional Soccer Player: Kevin De Brunye

Best Place You’ve Visited: New Orleans

Favorite Way to Spend a Free Afternoon: On the golf course

Dogs or Cats: Dogs

Salty or Sweet: Salty

Winter or Summer: Summer

Nicknames: Nath

Favorite Show to Binge Watch: Last Chance U

Danny Bermingham

Trainer + Goalkeeper Trainer

Born in: Houston, TX 

Played Soccer at: NKU

Position Played: Goalkeeper

Right or Left Foot: Both

Favorite Professional Soccer Player: Iker Casillas

Best Place You’ve Visited: Dublin, Ireland

Favorite Way to Spend a Free Afternoon: At the gym

Dogs or Cats: Dogs

Salty or Sweet: Sweet

Winter or Summer: Summer

Nicknames: DB

Favorite Show to Binge Watch: The Office

Brian Goff

Trainer

Born in: Oak Park, IL 

Favorite Professional Soccer Player: Carli Lloyd

Best Place You’ve Visited: Philippines

Favorite Way to Spend a Free Afternoon: In my music studio

Salty or Sweet: Both

Winter or Summer: Love both

Nicknames: Coach B | Elgoffo

Favorite Show to Binge Watch: The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, X Files

Shelby Elder

Goalkeeper Trainer

Born in: Amelia, OH

Played Soccer at: Amelia HS, Walsh University

Position Played: Goalkeeper

Right or Left Foot: Left

Favorite Professional Soccer Player: David Beckham

Best Place You’ve Visited: Rome, Italy

Favorite Way to Spend a Free Afternoon: Using my sewing machine, crocheting a new blanket, learning to knit or any other type of fun art or craft

Dogs or Cats: Dogs

Salty or Sweet: Sweet

Winter or Summer: Summer

Favorite Show to Binge Watch: Grey’s Anatomy, Criminal Minds

Megan Rack

Trainer

Born in: Cincinnati, OH

Played Soccer at: McNick, University of Dayton, Dayton Dutch Lions

Position Played: Left Back

Right or Left Foot: Right

Favorite Professional Soccer Player: Mia Hamm

Best Place You’ve Visited: Hawaii

Favorite Way to Spend a Free Afternoon:Cooking

Dogs or Cats: Dogs

Salty or Sweet: Sweet

Winter or Summer: Summer

Favorite Show to Binge Watch: Power

Kenzi McDaniel

Trainer

Born in: Cincinnati, OH

Played Soccer at: Milford High School, Ball State Univeristy, Bellarmine University

Position Played: Center Mid, Forward, Wing-Back, Outside Mid

Right or Left Foot: Right

Favorite Professional Soccer Player: Julie Ertz

Best Place You’ve Visited: Tie between Edinburgh, Scotland and Jamaica

Favorite Way to Spend a Free Afternoon: Playing pickleball or reading a book

Dogs or Cats: Dogs

Salty or Sweet: Sweet

Winter or Summer: Summer

Nicknames: Kenz

Favorite Show to Binge Watch: How I Met Your Mother