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Coaching

Coaching 2018-07-05T10:29:04+00:00

East Select  – Soccer Coaches

Skill Development

Every year East Select Soccer seeks out the highest level local coaches in the area. These coaches will coach and assist our professional coaches in guiding the teams in individual skill development as well as team development. We would like to thank these coaches in advance for their dedication and work that they will be doing this year. We have a fantastic group of coaches that will continue the growth of soccer in Duluth.

Steve Polkowski
Steve PolkowskiDirector of Coaching
Steve has been the Director of Coaching since 2010. In addition to coaching soccer for ESS, he has served as the Duluth East Girls Varsity Coach since 2010, prior to this position he was the boy’s coach for one season. Steve has his teaching degree in social studies with a minor in coaching from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. He also has an NSCAA national diploma, a USSF D license and other licenses. Before coaching Steve was a two-time all-state striker for Eagan High School before playing college soccer at Northern Illinois University.

East Select  – Girls Coaches

Girls Jamboree Team Coaches

McKenzie Nelson
Gracie Butchart
Sarah Wilmot
Annie Reichoff
Cass Welhouse
Desi Krueger

Girls U11C3 Coaches

Head Coach- Julia Bachand
Assistant Coach- Cass Welhouse
Assistant Coach- Taya Kremer

Girls U12C3 Coaches

Head Coach- Roni Rudolph
Assistant Coach- Bridget Konwinski

Girls U13C2 Coaches

Head Coach & Director of Coaching- Steve Polkowski
Assistant Coach- Roni Rudolph
Assistant Coach- Cass Welhouse

Girls U14C2 Coaches

Head Coach & Director of Coaching- Steve Polkowski
Assistant Coach- McKenzie Nelson
Assistant Coach- Makayla Voglesberg

Girls U15C2 Coaches

Head Coach- Alex Lemon
Assistant Coach- Taya Kremer

Girls U16C3 Coaches

Head Coach- Steve Voltz
Assistant Coach- Krysten Van Cleave

Girls U18C1 Coaches

Head Coach- Alex Lemon
Assistant Coach- Julien Bratek

East Select  – Boys Coaches

Boys U9/10 Jamboree Coaches

Shawn Roed
Corey Bachand
Gus Matillo

Boys U11C2 Coaches

Head Coach- Nate Hanson
Assistant Coach- Tim Beddow

Boys U12C3 Coaches

Head Coach- Nick Braun
Assistant Coach- Kyle Davis

Boys U13C2 Coaches

Head Coach- Nick Bremer
Assistant Coach- Kyle Davis

Boys U15C2 Coaches

Head Coach- Nate Hanson
Assistant Coach- Gus Matillo

Boys U16C1 Coaches

Head Coach- Corey Bachand
Assistant Coach- Rick Haney

Boys Premier U19 Coaches

Head Coach- Josh Friday
Assistant Coach- Morgan Friday