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Matt Froehle

Matt Froehle- Director of Coaches: Graduate of Bartlett high School (89′). Has won multiple state tournaments in AK as a youth and represented Alaska at ODP. In college he attended St. John University (MN) where he had a stellar career receiving awards for the Hardest Working and the Otto Webber Award. Matt is one of a very select group of Alaskans to go on and play in the professional ranks. He played in the USISL with the Yakima Reds (95-96’) and Dayton Tigers (97’) where he was team captain for both teams. He moved on to play for the USL Division III Orlando Nighthawks (98’) where they went on to each 3rd place in the USL National Tournament.

Coaching Licenses: USSF National “D” license & Coerver Youth Diploma.

Coaching Achievements: Matt is a very accomplished coach over the last 18 years. He has coached in Florida (Cocoa Beach High School), Washington (WA East ODP U15 girls & Central Washington University assistant coach for both the women’s and men’s programs) and most recently in Anchorage, AK. Matt has won multiple state tournaments in state with his CISC teams (00’ girls & 98’ boys) as well have out of state tournaments (Beaverton Cup, Patriots Cup & Nike Oswego Cup (Gold Division)). Cook Inlet Conference Boys Coach of the year 2014. Just won the 214 Region IV President’s Cup with the 98 boys.

Tim Valesko- STAFF COACH: Graduate of Service high School (89′). Won two state titles as a Cougar. 1988 Gatorade Player of the Year and All-American. Played Collegiately at Concordia College Portland Ore. (Cavaliers) 2nd on team scoring freshman year, 2nd on team sophomore year and third on the team Junior year. 3 time all conference player accumulated 75 pts in three years.

Coaching Licenses: USSF National “C” license, NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA Director of Coaches Diploma and NSCAA National Goalkeeper Diploma.

Coaching Achievements: Been Coaching for last 16 years and has amassed 36 State titles in that time as well as helping to place over 100 players to the collegiate ranks. 2 time winner of the Disney Showcase Tournament 2011 and 2013 2 time winner of the Crossfire Tournament Seattle WA. Won the Eagles Classic tournament Southern California Won Mayors cup Las Vegas Nevada First and only semifinalist at Far West Regional’s on the boys side. (2005 U-17 boys ). Just won the 214 Region IV President’s Cup with the 97 girls

Barat Killian- STAFF COACH: Is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina and was a standout player (4 times State Champ) at club and college level. He was member of the Appalachian State University Men’s Soccer team (2004-2006). In this youth he was exposed to a wide range out soccer experiences. He lived, played and studied abroad in Santa Cruz, Bolivia for one full year (2000) with “La Academia de Futbol Tahuichi Aguilera.” He was the youngest American ever asked to participate in their “Masters Program” at the age of 15 years old. He also played internationally in England, Sweden (Gothia Cup ’98), Wales (Ian Rush Tournament ’98), Germany and Holland with club teams and ODP, and had Trials with Clubs PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord of Holland and Wolfsburg Germany (2000).

Coaching Licenses: USSF National “B” license, United States Youth Soccer U10/U12 “Youth” Licenses and NSCAA Regional,Coerver Youth Diploma,Goalkeeping Diploma

Coaching Achievements: Coaching Competitive Youth Soccer at Cook Inlet Soccer Club as the Director of Player Development. I ran the Recreational Program (’09-’10) which hosted a Tournament at the end of the year in July. As a Staff Coach at CISC, the Head Coach for 2-3 Youth Competitive Teams, and helps organize our FUTSAL League Fall-Spring (2009-Present). Current Boys Varsity Head Coach at Dimond High School (2013)

Brad Horton- STAFF COACH:  Graduate of Sycamore High School in Sycamore, Illinois. Brad was named an All-American his senior year for Sycamore (2007/08) and was also named the 2007/08 Illinois Player of the Year.He was a member of Illinois ODP, Region II ODP and the U14 and U17 US Youth National Teams. Brad played his youth soccer at the Rockford Raptors FC in Rockford, IL from U11-U17 and won the Illinois State Championship and USYSA Region II championships in 2004 (U14) and 2005 (U15).In 2007, Brad moved to the U17/U18 Chicago Fire Academy for the inaugural season of the US Player Development Academy.In its first year, Brad captained the team and helped lead them to the first ever US Academy National Finals after winning the Midwest division.  Brad stayed with the Chicago Fire in the college off-season, playing first for the Chicago Fire U20s (played in the USL Super 20 league) his freshman year and the Chicago Fire PDL/Reserves his Sophomore, Junior and Senior years.Brad played college soccer at Northern Illinois University, started all 4 years. He was named to the Freshman All-American second team in his first year at NIU. Northern Illinois University won the Mid-American Conference in 2011, Brad’s senior year, and made it to the second round of the NCAA DI Men’s Soccer Tournament.  Brad was named All-Conference 2 out of 4 seasons at NIU.

Coaching License: NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA Director of Coaches Diploma, USSF National “D” License, USSF U6-U10 Youth Diploma.

Coaching Achievements:  Brad has been coaching competitively for Cook Inlet SC since 2012 and now consistently coaches 2 to 3 competitive teams for the club.  Brad is a full time staff member here at Cook Inlet SC and also assists at Dimond HS with staff coach Barat Killian.  Brad was named Assistant Director of Coaching in 2015.


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Anchorage, Alaska 99507

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