OUR COACHES

Teachers on both sides of the line

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DAVID NIKOLIC

Director of Sport and Player Development

Nikolic is the Head Coach for Women's Soccer at the University of Illinois Chicago. 
Nikolic previously coached at Northwestern University and UWM Women's team for a combined 27 years winning the B1G title once &13 Horizon League titles that made nine NCAA Tournament appearances.
He was named NSCAA Great Lakes Assistant Coach of the Year in 2011 and in 2016.
He was instrumental in the training of former professional players Fanta Cooper, Sarah Hagen, and Lauren Clem and current NWSL players Brenna Lovera, Marisa Viggiano (Orlando Pride), Hannah Davison and Kayla Sharples (Chicago Red Stars). He holds a US Soccer 'B' license and will lead our curriculum and methodology for the program. Reach David at davidnikolic@ac-toros.org

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OSCAR TOSCANO

Pre-Academy Coach (U5-7)

Oscar Toscano is a well know name in the local soccer scene in Wisconsin. Toscano played at UW Parkside where he led the team in assists and achieved all Midwest. He still holds records in career points in career assists. He has coached for over 20 years at the youth and amateur level in Southeastern Wisconsin. Throughout the years he has brought teams to Germany, Denmark and Mexico to train. He holds his National Diploma with United Soccer Coaches and his US Soccer C License. He will direct our PRE and Youth Academy information: info@ac-toros.org

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ERIC NATWICK

Boys & Girls Director- Senior Staff Coach

Natwick played at St. Norbert College for four years where he earned All-Conference honors and a degree in English and Business Administration.

Post playing career,  Eric has his D-National Soccer Coaching License, and has coached youth soccer in both the DePere WI area as well as with SC43, Mukwonago and Academy South Kickers. He will coach the U11,13 boys Select, and U14 Girls Select. Reach Eric at Selectdirector@ac-toros.org

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BUDDY GENTRY

Toros Recreational DOC- Senior Staff Coach

Buddy is a long time Milwaukee Kicker Staff Coach. Currently the Head Coach at MATC for the men and the women, Gentry is a USSF 'D' licensed coach, he has also coached as an Assistant Coach at Alverno College and UW- Parkside. Gentry has been the head coach at  Shorewood High School, College of Lake County (IL) and Bryant and Stratton. Also the Director of Coaching for AC Toros REC (formerly MK Southern United). Buddy will coach the 11 and 15 girls. Reach Buddy at recdirector@ac-toros.org

 

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BRITTANY NIKOLIC

Youth Academy Director

Brittany is currently the Head Coach at UW-Parkside. A former Stanford University Women's Soccer player, during one time playing on the top ranked team in the USA. A USSF 'C' Licensed Coach, she has coached at Northwestern University, UNLV, UW- Milwaukee and Alverno College. She is a Youth Academy coach for U10 Boys. Reach Brittany at youthschedule@ac-toros.org

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DEREK MARIE

Elite Select Staff Coach

Derek is in his third year as Head Coach for the Men's team at Carroll University,  his alma matter. He has also been an assistant at UW Stevens Point.  He currently is the adult Majors team coach for the Milwaukee Kickers. He will assist with older age boys.

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PETER MASIKINI

Technical development Coach

Peter is currently the Graduate Men's Assistant Coach at Carroll University. He is also a former member of the Zambian National Team in 2017. He will work with our U14 Boys as well as all of our players on building individual skills.

 

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DAVID MARTINEZ

Select and Youth Staff Coach

David, a native of Kansas City Kansas, is a former University of Wisconsin and US Men's Under 17 National Team player. A current coach and member of the Milwaukee Kickers Majors team. David will coach with both Youth Academy U10 Boys and assist U13 Select boys teams.

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ANDY GUMZ

Youth Academy Coach

Andy is a long time Milwaukee Kicker Staff Coach. Also a former grade school physical education teacher, he will be coaching with Youth Academy Boys at U9.

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KATIE OURADNIK

Youth Academy Staff Coach

Katie is a former four year starter on four NCAA Tournament Teams at UW Milwaukee. Staff coach with U8s and U11s for 4 years. She will coach the U10 Girls Youth Academy team and U11 Girls.

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Antonio Gonzalez

GK Coach

Tony is a current member of the Milwaukee Torrent. He will conduct weekly goalkeeping sessions for all GKs. He will also Coach Academy U10 Boys and assist Boys Select teams U11-14.

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ERIC KUBACKI

Youth Academy Staff Coach

Eric is a former student athlete on the Vanderbilt Men's Soccer team and has been coaching with the Kickers for 2 years. He will coach the U12 Select girls team.

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JUAN CARLOS OSSA

Elite Select Coach

 Juan's coaching career started in Bogotá, Colombia coaching for his corporate team and the Gimnasio Bolivar Middle School. Juan is still an active player playing indoor and outdoor in the Men’s B and Over 30 divisions.
He holds a US Soccer D license. He has coached numerous teams at different levels with Kickers and will be coaching both U17 Boys and U 13 Boys Select teams.

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JUAN TOSCANO

Elite Select Coach

 Juan has a very rich coaching career in Wisconsin.Former HS Coach at Shorewood High School winning 2 conference championships. Former Men's Assistant and GK coach at MSOE.
He also served as the Interim Women's Coach at MSOE. Has Coached club with Strike FC, Racine Soccer Club, ACR and Santa Fe Soccer Clubs.He will coach both U13 Girls and U 14 boys select team.