Coaches

Coaching Staff & Bios

Brent Chase
College Recruitment Coordinator
2004 Boys Black Head Coach & 2005 Boys Black Head Coach

Brent is currently an NAIA college head coach, but he earned that position by working in the youth ranks: coaching club soccer, Ohio ODP, and the Columbus Crew MLS Academy. Brent has helped his players achieve their goals on the field and in the classroom. His development style and training directly resulted in or assisted in five US National Team Pool Players.

License: NSCAA Premier Diploma, Director of Coaching Diploma, Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma


Brock Sutherland
2010 Boys Black Head Coach

Coach Brock Sutherland has over 30 years of soccer playing and coaching experience. He has played at the competitive, high school, and collegiate levels for both NAIA and NCAA ll. For the last 15 years, Brock has, and is currently, coaching at the Competitive Club Level, Middle School, and High School Levels and is also a member of the Kentucky ODP Staff.  

Licenses: USSF C License, USSF National Youth License, NSCAA High School License, NFHS High School License, NSCAA Director of Coaching License


Callie Haywood
2007 Girls Assistant Coach  

Callie is a first-time coach for GFC, but has played through the club for five years and played for Adena FC in the club’s earlier years. She played Varsity Soccer for three years at Scott County High School and played all through middle school as well. She has also been a referee for four years and loves watching not only the select players grow in ability each year, but also the recreational players.

License: USSF Grassroots


 

Greg Dyk
2010 Girls Black Head Coach

Coach Greg Dyk has a long history of playing and coaching in Central Kentucky including the University of Kentucky Men's Varsity Soccer (1990-1994). Greg is a former head coach of Boy's varsity programs, club soccer, and Kentucky ODP and joined GFC in 2018.

License: USSF C, USSF National Youth License, NSCAA State and Regional Goalkeepers Diploma


James Dummer
2007 Boys Blue Head Coach & 2011 Girls Black Head Coach

Coach Dummer grew up playing club soccer in Texas, and went on to play college football at Sam Houston State University as a kicker. Coach Dummer has coached at every level, middle, high school, and college. Coach Dummer has been on staff at our club since our early days as Adena FC.

License: USSF D


John Patton
9U-12U Technical Director
2008 Boys Black Head Coach

John Patton holds a USSF C and Coerver Youth Diploma 1. He loves watching young players develop their mastery skills and the moments when the game "clicks" for them. He's a happy husband and has two boys that have benefited from GFC. 

John joined the GFC coaching staff in 2013.


Jonathan Rase
2004 Boys Blue Head Coach

Jonathan Rase has several years of playing and coaching experience. He has played in competitive club, high school, and Division 3 college soccer. Since 2017, Jonathan has been a part of the GFC serving a range of different coaching positions and over a variety of age groups. He also serves as part of Great Crossing High School's boys soccer staff. 

License: USSF E, USSF D Pending


Jose Toro
2011 Boys Black Head Coach  

License: USSF D


Khamisi Campbell
Director of Coaching
2006 Boys Black Head Coach & 
2007 Boys Black Head Coach

Khamisi Campbell has been coaching youth soccer his entire adult life. Like most young boys, he had aspirations of playing professional soccer. Khamisi was able to play semi-professionally for St. Clair's CS (Trinidad & Tobago). He got his start in youth coaching working under former National coach of Trinidad & Tobago, Bertille St. Clair. 

Khamisi has made it his mission during his spell as director of coaching to provide opportunities for players from underserved communities to play the game of soccer. In addition to his responsibilities as club director, he also coaches for the Kentucky ODP program and teaches grassroots courses for US Soccer. Khamisi works as an environmental scientist and is married to Saleema Mustafa-Campbell. Khamisi and Saleema have one son, Amir.

Licenses: USSF B License, USSF Grassroots Instructor License, US Youth Soccer National Youth License, NSCAA GK Diploma


Leah Crews-Castleman
Goalkeeping Director

Leah has a decade of experience as an NAIA college head coach. She has coached multiple club teams and served on the Kentucky ODP staff. She works with players to create and develop good technical habits while instilling a passion and a greater knowledge of the game as a whole.

License: USSF C, National Youth License, NSCAA State & Regional Goalkeeper Diplomas


Liz Denny
4U-8U Recreational Director

Liz has over 20 years of head coaching experience at the youth select and high school levels. She has coached for numerous clubs in the Bluegrass area over the years. Her coaching goals are to teach kids the fundamentals of the game as well as the lessons of teamwork, sportsmanship, and hard work.

License: USSF C


Manes Preptit
2006 Boys Blue Head Coach, 2004 Boys Grey Head Coach, & Boys Academy

Manes Preptit was born in Haiti and first came to America at the age of 7 as a refugee. He started playing soccer at age 8. He progressed through club soccer and high school and achieved All-District, All-conference, and All-Region awards. After high school, Manes attended Asbury College and was a four-year starter for the program where he received All-Conference, All-Region awards as runner up to the regional player of the year in 2003. Manes was also awarded honorable mention All American in 2003. 

After college, Manes went on to coach two years with Commonwealth Soccer Club. Manes went on to be an assistant coach and JV coach for Lexington Christan Academy. His JV team made history by beating their arch-nemesis for the first time in school history. Two years later, Manes was tasked with turning around a struggling Bryan Station high school soccer team. His team only won 4 games in the first three years, but since then the team has seen their fortunes rise with winning the district for the first time in school history as well as beating Henry Clay, a team that is revered as one of the best programs in the state. Manes was voted as the 2018-19 Kentucky high school coach of the year.

Manes has been coaching for GFC since 2013. He took over a team that had only won 3 games the past two years and finished last in their league to develop the players to go undefeated a year later and only losing one game the following year. Manes has a passion for leading kids to their full potential in a constructive manner. He does not believe in tearing a child down but by leading by example. 
Manes’s coaching philosophy is the same as his teaching philosophy as a special education teacher “every kid has potential you just have to find what motivates them and meet them where they are at.” Manes has been called a “player’s coach.” He relates to each player and treats them with respect. He is interested in developing the whole person that includes: skills relevant for winning soccer matches, a competitive spirit, and most importantly good sportsmanship/citizenship. 

Manes has sent many players to play in college including two players that went on to play for the University of Louisville and two others are that are now playing professionally MLS and below. 

License: USSF D


Nick Maxwell
2007-08 Girls Black Head Coach

Coach Nick Maxwell has been coaching for 14 years with various age groups from Academy to U18 at GFC. As a player, he played for Georgetown College. He has coached at Scott County High School as a girls assistant and boys head coach. He currently coaches at Great Crossing HS as the boys head coach. 

License: USSF C


Phillip Manga
Community Outreach Coach

Philip Manga played youth soccer at Lexington FC, Henry Clay High School, and the KY ODP program. Phillip went on to play at the University of Evansville. Philip is a former Henry Clay assistant coach, and current Bryan Station assistant coach. Philip works as a youth director at Common Good.   


Minyoung Bowling
2005-06 Girls Black Head Coach

Coach Minyoung Bowling started his coaching career with the Madison United Soccer Association in 1996. He was the first Academy coach for the club. He has also coached at Jessamine Storm, and several other local and county schools in Madison County. 

License: USSF D


Trent Castleman
Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

Trent has over 20 years of experience as an ACE certified personal trainer and 10 years experience developing strength and conditioning workouts for Georgetown College Women’s Soccer.

License: ACE Certification


Trevor Klein
2009 Girls Black Head Coach

License: USSF E


Yamukumba Mbayo ("Franc")
Community Outreach Coach

"Franc" played college soccer at Earlham College, and now works as an admissions counsellor at BCTC in Lexington. Franc's work at BCTC involves helping immigrant and refugee students get access to the resources of the college system. Franc is an avid photographer, enjoys rock climbing, and martial arts.

License: USSF F