Executive Director- Legends Soccer Club
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Kyle has served as the Executive Director for the Legends Soccer Club since October of 2008 however it is his 24th year with the club. Kyle started his tenure as a player under the founder of the club, Andy Barney. Following his youth playing career Kyle played NCAA Division 1 and in the Premier Development League for the Springfield Demize.
Kyle has spent the last decade coaching a variety of teams and age groups in the Legends club. In his time with the club, Kyle’s teams have won multiple state titles. Kyle has also served as a staff coach for the SuperClub National Teams and was one of the youngest presenters at this years USC Convention in Chicago. During his tenure as the Executive Director the Legends Soccer Club has grown significantly in both the number of players served and the level that players have aspired to. Over the last three years two male players have signed professional contracts as teenagers with the most recent being Tyler Freeman, age 15, on a homegrown contract for Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer. Additionally, in the last 18 months the club has had six different female players represent the US Women’s National Team at various levels, including the full WMNT.
Kyle has a unique coaching style and is known for creating an environment where both players and coaches can excel.