- Training Staff -
CLUB DIRECTOR - Academy / U8-U12
License: USSF E
With FOSC Since 2010

Will Peppard is originally from Rose Hill, KS, where he was a four year Varsity starter for Rose Hill High School. Will finished his career as the All-Time leading scorer in school history. He played college soccer at Newman University in Wichita, KS, where he was a three year captain, three time all-conference and First-Team all-region defender. During his collegiate career, Will spent three season in the PDL with the Colorado Rapids U-23's, Indiana Invaders, and Springfield Demize. After college, Will spent three seasons playing professionally with the Cincinnati Kings (PASL).

Will has been coaching club soccer since 2006. He has also spent time at the high school level as an assistant at Rose Hill High School, and at the collegiate level as an assistant men's and women's coach at Ohio Mid-Western College.
License: UEFA C, DFB (German Soccer Federation)
With FOSC Since 2013

Eddie is a graduate of Elder High School, Cincinnati State Community College & Ohio Dominican University with extensive experience both on the coaching and playing sides of soccer. He has played professionally with the Columbus Crew, Dayton Dutch Lions, Cincinnati Kings & Cincinnati Saints since graduating college in 2008. Eddie also spent one year in Munich, Germany where he held coaching internships, played on professional-level teams including BVV Barendrecht in Holland and FC Ismaning e.V. and FC Deisenhofen e.V. in Munich, Germany and obtained his UEFA-C coaching license through the German Football Association.

On a local level, Eddie has coached with FOSC and Fairfield High School. Eddie plays professionally with and has played with the Cincinnati Saints (MASL) and the Dayton Dutch Lions(USL PRO). While with the Dutch Lions, he managed the Dayton Dutch Lions youth academy and has coached several teams with the club.
License: USSF C
With FOSC since 2007

Kurt attended Trinity International University where he was Team Captain and named NAIA All American. Professionally, he played for the Twin City Tornadoes (USL) and played for the Cincinnati Excite (2003-2007). Kurt currently plays professionally for Cincinnati 1790 and the Cincinnati Kings and has served as the Head Girls Soccer coach at Winton Woods High School. Kurt is part of our soccer training staff, and is available for individual and team training.

I can't imagine a better fit for our team than Kurt. We are playing in the highest leagues and tournaments possible, yet the team never feels the pressure to win or lose. It is just about getting better and the girls are responding, Mike Langhammer, FOSC coach.
License: USSF D
With FOSC Since 1998

A graduate of Badin High School, Stacey led the team to its first State Final in history as a captain. She earned honors as the Cincinnati High School 1995 Player of the Year. She was also a four-year letterman and captain at Xavier University where she received academic awards, contributed to their conference championship and led Xavier to its first NCAA tournament appearance in 1998. Stacey also played with Team Acceleration, a Regional and National tournament team. She currently plays indoor and outdoor soccer in multiple leagues including the Women's Amateur League.

As assistant coach of the FOSC/CUP Thunder from 1999-2002, she helped 11 of the Thunder's 15 players earn spots on college teams. Stacey coached the FOSC Fever and CUP Fever girls from 2002-2004, leading them to a Regional final in 2003. She also trained the FOSC Heat U16 girls team in 2002, FOSC Lightning U16 girls in 1999, FOSC Force U10 boys in 2003, FOSC Dynamo U13 girls in 2004 and multiple other teams.
License: USSF D
With FOSC Since 2010

A Mount Healthy graduate, Heather played 4 years of varsity soccer, captaining her team and receiving athletic, academic, and sportsmanship awards. She went on to play college soccer for Wright State and finished her college career at NAIA contender Trinity International University. She received multiple All-Star honors within her conference and region, NCCAA All-American and "Player of the Week" honors and was named to the All-Tournament team.

Heather has coached at Mount Healthy Jr. High and for Fairfield and ASC U9-U19 girls. She was the assistant coach for Winton Woods in 2004 when they had their longest winning streak. She has been the Head Womenís Soccer Coach at Winton Woods High School and at Fairfield High School. She assisted with the Metro league's first team in Chicago. She served as the Menís and Womenís Coach for OH Midwestern College, where both teams competed in the National Tournament. Under Heather, the OH Midwestern College womenís team earned the title of National Runner-Up. Overall, Heather has enjoyed working with teams of all ages through camps, clinics, and team training sessions.
With FOSC Since 2005

Dave has served as the the Head Men's Soccer coach at Colerain High School since 2007 where he is also employed as a physical education teacher. Dave played soccer at Madeira High School (Cincinnati, OH) then went on to play college soccer at Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio.

Dave currently works with both girlsí and boysí teams playing 11v11 and was previously in charge of FOSC's college recruiting department where he helped FOSC players connect with potential colleges.
With FOSC Since 1983

Danny is currently the Head Men's Soccer Coach at Fairfield High School. Previously, he was the Head Men's Soccer Coach at Lakota East High School since the school was founded in 1997. During his tenure, he lead the Thunderhawks to 4 district championships. The 1999 team advanced to the state semi-finals. The 2000 team advanced to the Elite 8 of state tournament play. East also garnered their only GMC title in 1999 under Coach Landrum's guidance.

Danny has been involved with FOSC since it was founded. He played on its original team in 1978 and has been involved as a coach periodically since 1983.
With FOSC Since 2010

AJ has been with FOSC for many years, both as a youth player and a trainer. He was a four year starter at Badin High School where he was named a team captain in his senior year. AJ earned 2nd team GCL honors as a junior, and went on as a senior to be named to the 1st team GCL, Ohio State High School All-State, and GCL all-star team. He helped lead Badin to the 2009 regional championship.

After graduating from Badin, AJ went on to play at Kentucky Wesleyan where he was a four year starter. During his time there, AJ led the team in assists as a junior and senior and finished his career 2nd all-time in games played and games started.

AJ has worked with FOSC girlsí teams aged U9 to U12 resulting in several CUSL division championships and tournament championships. In 2014, under AJ, GU12 Red Premier scored 21 goals in 6 games leading the Buckeye Premier League in goals scored for that age group.
License: USSF E
With FOSC since 2013

Zak is a Fairfield native returning to train for FOSC where he was also a youth player. Zak is a graduate of Fairfield High School where he earned honors including Defensive MVP, first team All Conference and was second all time in the Greater Miami Conference (GMC) for assists in one season. His team accomplishments included GMC Champions for two years, District Champions for two years, Regional Champions and State Runner-up.

Zak attended Cincinnati State where his team earned titles including OCCAC Champions for two years, Regional Champions, District Champions and National Runner up in 2010. While at Cincinnati Sate, Zak earned honors including the Unsung Hero Award and All National Tournament Team. He went on to Anderson University (SC) where he was named 1st Team All Conference and his team earned Southern Atlantic Conference (SAC) Season and Tournament Championships.

Zakís has coached with Crew Juniors and Fairfield Menís Soccer Camp in addition to his time with FOSC.
License: USSF D License
With FOSC since 2012

Growing up, Luis played soccer for most of his life in Peru. Years ago, he was a soccer trainer for several clubs including Fairfield, Corpus Christi, Winton Woods, Harrison among other clubs. As an adult, Luis played soccer for Saint Francis College in Fort Wayne Indiana and Indiana University.

Luis has done 1 on 1 skill training for pre collegiate level players and holds a patent for a unique soccer training ball called "The LUVI BALL". In his professional career, Luis has earned a Masters in Counseling, a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, and recently retired as a Registered Nurse.

Currently, Luis is a soccer coach with FOSC, holds his refereee certification and a Coaching D license.
License: USSF E
With FOSC since 2012

Former Fairfield High School graduate, Bruce helped lead the Indians to a GMC championship and to the Division I Ohio State Finals in 2006. He was one of the leading goal scorers of the team and named "Most Improved Player" his senior year. Bruce went on to play at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA. In 2008, Bruce was the leading goal scorer for the Golden Tornado's with a total of 10 goals on the season. He also received Coach's Honor in the President Athletic Conference (PAC), Best offensive player, and All East Region 2nd team awards. He currently is a practice player for the Cincinnati Saints.

Bruce is currently the Head Coach of the Winton Woods Girls Varsity soccer team. In the past, he coached the boys Winton Woods JV team.

Bruce is available for individual and group training. He can train both field players and keepers.
License: USSF D
With FOSC since 2012

A graduate of North College Hill High School, Brandon was a 4 year Varsity player where he earned honors including MVP for two years, First Team All-Conference (Miami Valley Conference), and First Team All-City (Cincinnati Division III). After playing club soccer at the University of Cincinnati, Brandon went on to play for Ohio Mid-Western / Temple Baptist for two years where he earned the honor of Academic All-American.

Brandon began his soccer coaching career at age 16 and his experience includes coaching with SAY, Kolping and North College Hill Varsity Womenís Soccer. He currently serves as trainer and coach for FOSC and North College Hill Varsity Menís Soccer.
With FOSC since 2011

Having played for FOSC for seven years, Chase played three years for Fairfield High School Menís soccer team. His senior year, Chase played for the Cincinnati Christian Menís soccer team where, as center back, Chase scored one goal and had six assists. Chase went on to play for Thomas More College for three years. During this time, his team won the Presidentsí Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship.

While under Chaseís guidance, FOSC's BU17 team went from competing in the lowest division of of the MASC (2013) to advancing as Finalists in the top division of the MASC in 2014 and earning a championship in the 2014 Club X Tornado Memorial.
License: USSF E
With FOSC Since 2011

Drew is from Cincinnati, Ohio and attended Colerain High School where he was a two year Varsity starter, Captain and leading scorer his Senior season, first team GMC all-conference and all-city honorable mention. He played college soccer at Thomas More College where he appeared in more matches in his career than any other menís soccer player in the history of the program. Thomas More Menís Soccer program advanced to the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history his freshman season and appeared in the post season tournament each year he played, winning three Presidentís Athletic Conference championships and four conference tournament championships.

Drew is a former FOSC player and currently holds his referee certification. He began his coaching career with FOSC by volunteering to assist with training in the Academy program and has subsequently trained and coached boys U8 Ė U12.
With FOSC since Spring 2014

Julia is no stranger to FOSC. She started playing with this club when she was in the U8 age division. As a three year Varsity starter and senior year captain for the Fairfield Womenís Soccer Team, Julia earned honors including Second Team All-Conference (Greater Miami Conference) for two years and finished 12th in her conference for scoring. Julia was selected to play on the ODP Ohio South state team for four years and in 2010 was selected for ODP Regional Pool.

Injuries have limited Juliaís soccer involvement, but prior to hip injury, she played Division I soccer at Central Michigan University. She currently is rostered as a midfielder for the Cincinnati Lady Saints.

Julia joined FOSCís coaching staff in Spring 2014 where she helped lead the GU17 White team to a league championship and two tournament championships.
With FOSC since 2013

A graduate of Turpin High School, Samantha earned honors including first team All Conference (2 years), Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) Athlete of the Week and Most Valuable Player.

Samantha went on to play as a four year starter for Shawnee State University where she holds records for season and career in shut-outs, most wins, save percentage and goals against average. While at Shawnee State, Samantha earned honors each year including All Conference honors several times in the American Midwest Conference (AMC, first team All Ohio, and she was selected to play in the Ohio All Star game. Samantha currently plays for the Cincinnati Lady Saints.

Samanthaís coaching experience includes training for GK1 Academy, Kolping, Finneytown High School Menís Soccer, Sycamore High School Varsity Womenís Soccer, assisting for OSYSA high school soccer camp, assisting with Turpin High School and volunteer GK trainer for Shawnee State University and. Samantha serves as a trainer/coach for FOSC teams as well as FOSC goalkeeper trainer. She also offers private GK training.
USSF E License
With FOSC Since 2012
A graduate of Cincinnati Christian Schools, Justin was a three year Varsity starter earning honors including Honorable Mention his sophomore year, Second Team All-Miami Valley Conference (MVC) his junior year and First Team All- Miami Valley Conference (MVC) his senior year. He played for FOSC as a youth and has returned as a trainer working primarily with younger teams and the Academy.
- Training Opportunities -
FOSC Spring 2014 Training:
Spring training (outdoor) schedules for spring FOSC teams will begin the week of March 17, 2014 at Optimist and Applecreek facilities.

A complete weekly schedule is available online here.

If you have questions regarding your team's sessions, please contact your team's coach/admin.

FOSC Academy Spring 2014 Training
Training for FOSC's Academy aged players (5-8 years old) for this spring will be held on Monday / Wednesday evenings with Will Peppard and FOSC Academy Staff starting March 31st at Optimist fields in Fairfield.

FOSC asks players to register online with our new online system. For more information, please see the Academy tab of this site.

FOSC Spring 2014 Keeper Training Sessions:

FOSC will hold goal keeper training this spring at Applecreek fields on Friday nights. Sessions for U8-U13 aged players will be held 6-7pm and U14-U18 players from 7-8pm.
This training is free for all FOSC players interested in participating. We encourage you take advantage of this opportunity. If you have any questions about the training, you can send them to Sam Rolsen at rolsens@yahoo.com

- Practice Schedules -