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Tonka United Staff

Staff - Bobbi

EXECTUTIVE DIRECTOR

Bobbi Hoebelheinrich

  • Director since 2007
  • Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, CPCC
  • 30 years of extensive business experience (Operations, HR, Management, Risk Management, Sales)
  • BA Degree from California State University Fullerton
  • Overall Club Administration
  • 2017 Minnetonka Spinnaker Award Recipient

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Staff - Kelly

DIRECTOR OF SOCCER OPERATIONS

Kelly Taylor

  • Tonka United Youth Director; 2010 - 2021
  • USSF National Youth License, NSCAA "Advanced National" Diploma, NSCAA Goalkeeper Level I, NFHS Diploma, USC Director of Coaching Diploma
  • Current Eden Prairie Varsity Girls Head Coach
  • Current 06 Academy and 12 Academy Girls Coach
  • 11 years of high school coaching - 2 MSHSL "AA" Championships
  • 2x Section Assistant Coach of the Year (2013, 2019)
  • Former Cottage Grove Technical Director
  • Graduate of University of Minnesota

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Staff - Wayne

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Wayne Harrison

  • UEFA Professional "A" License Coach since 1996
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma holder and Staff Coach
  • Bachelors Degree in Sports Psychology/Applied Physiology
  • Professional Player at Blackpool Football Club (England) and Oulu Palloseura (Finland)
  • Professional Coach in England and abroad (Finland, United Arab Emirates, and USA)
  • Represented Great Britain Soccer team in the World Student Games in Mexico in 1979
  • Former Academy Director at Blackpool Football Club (England)
  • Former Academy Director at Al Ain Football Club (United Arab Emirates, Middle East)
    • During his time as Academy Director, Al Ain Soccer Club achieved seven National Championships at Youth Professional Level (U9 to U19) in the United Arab Emirates. Six age groups finishing Championship Runners-up during that time.
    • Voted the Top Professional Academy in the UAE by Marco Monte of Inter Milan, the consultant for the Abu Dhabi Sports Council in 2011.
    • Defeating teams such as Inter Milan, Valencia, Atletico Madrid and Raja of Morocco in tournaments at U15 and U16 to highlight the level of play.
  • Former Director of Coaching at Eden Prairie Soccer Club (MN) for 9 years from 2000-2009
  • Former Boys Director of Coaching at Surf Soccer Club (San Diego, California)
  • Former Technical Director at Nationals Capital (Lansing, Michigan)
  • Author - 14 Soccer Coaching Books and four DVDs on Soccer Training, plus 32 eBooks on Game Development
  • Educational Soccer Symposium Clinician - Over many years: NSCAA, World Class Coaching, Reedswain and many State organizations throughout the USA as well as in the UAE, England and Japan.
  • Soccer Awareness Professional Training Programs - "Teaching a One Touch Mentality" Established in 1996, Soccer Awareness is a developmental training company with the objective being teaching the mind a brain-focused, proven, one-touch training method to develop quicker playing and a quicker-thinking mindset in players.

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Staff - Kellen

U7-U10 BOYS YOUTH DIRECTOR

Kellen Johnson

  • USSF "D" License
  • 13 years of soccer coaching experience
  • 8 years with Tonka United
  • Graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College

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Staff - Rebecca

U7-U10 GIRLS YOUTH DIRECTOR

Rebecca Scott

  • Current Karen Women's National Team Coach
  • Current Park Cottage Grove Girls Soccer Trainer
  • Former Technical Trainer and Assistant Girls Varsity Coach - Roseville HS
  • Former St. Anthony Village Soccer Technical Director
  • USC Director of Coaching Diploma
  • USSF "E" License
  • USC GK Diploma Level 1
  • USC Futsal Diploma Level 1

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Mauricio Lozada

U11-U14 BOYS AGE GROUP DIRECTOR

Mauricio Lozada

  • USSF "C" License
  • DIII Assistant Mens Coach, Bethany Lutheran College
  • Former Director of Player Development & Head Coach, Lakeville Soccer Club
  • Former Director of Recreational Soccer, FC Boulder
  • Former Staff Coach, Colorado Rapids North & Park Valley United
  • Former St. Olaf Men's and Women's Assistant Coach
  • Master of Sports Managerment, Concordia University St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Social Work, University of Wisconsin River Falls
  • 30 Under 30 United Soccer Coaches Participant 2020-21
  • Bilingual (Spanish/Native & English/Fluent)

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Eli Baker

U11-U14 GIRLS AGE GROUP DIRECTOR
FIELDS COORDINATOR

Eli Baker

 

  • USSF "C" License in progress
  • Assistant Coach, Minneapolis City Soccer Club U18-U20 Futures Program
  • Assistant Coach, Hopkins HS
  • Former Assistant Coach, DeLaSalle HS
  • Former DIII Player, Augsburg University
  • USC Leadership Development Diploma
  • 7 Year Tonka United Coach

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Staff - Brian

U15-U19 AGE GROUP DIRECTOR

DIRECTOR OF FITNESS & PERFORMANCE

Brian Jungwirth

  • USSF "C" License
  • Certified Specialist - Strength and Conditioning (NSCA)
  • Certified Specialist - Corrective Exercise (NASM)
  • Certified Specialist - Sport and Exercise Nutrition Level I
  • Current Academy of Holy Angels Boys Varsity Assistant
  • Current Edina Boys Basketball Varsity Assistant
  • Former Director of Coaching at Bloomington Youth Soccer
  • 9 years of high school soccer coaching experience
  • 11 years of club coaching experience

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Alex bio

DIRECTOR OF GOALKEEPING

Alex Ciaccio

  • Former Minnetonka HS Varsity Goalkeeper & Tonka United Player and Coach
  • Former Assistant & Head Women's Coach, Finlandia University
  • Former Undergradute Assistant Coach & Goalkeeper, University of North Dakota
  • Former Varisty Assistant & Goalkeeper Coach, Breck HS, East Grand Forks HS & Red River HS
  • Former Minnesota ODP Coach
  • Former Coach, Greater Grand Forks Soccer Club

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Staff - Ben

RECREATION DIRECTOR

Ben Cherney

  • Tonka United Coach since 2010
  • High school basketball coach
  • Extensive experience running youth camps and clinics
  • Graduate of University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Staff - Cheryl

REGISTRAR

Cheryl Gaebel

  • Involved with Tonka United for 13 years, in both the recreational and competitive programs - including nine years a team manger and two years as a part-time office assistant
  • Worked for 20 years as a software engineer
  • 18 years volunteering in Minnetonka Public Schools
  • Received the Spinnaker Award in 2012
  • Currently volunteers at many community organizations

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Staff - Mary

C0MPETITIVE COORDINATOR

Mary Henderson

  • 13 years of involvement with Tonka United both in the recreation and competitive programs
  • 5 years of managing her children's soccer teams
  • 13 years of volunteering in the Minnetonka School District
  • Volunteer at various community organizations
  • Former soccer player

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Kelly Loch

DIRECTOR OF CLUB OPERATIONS

RECREATION COORDINATOR

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Kelly Loch

  • 7+ years involvement with Tonka United in Recreation, Competitive & Elite Programs
  • 3 years as Parent Volunteer Coach with Recreation 
  • 2 years as Team Manager with Competitive
  • 10+ years volunteering in Minnetonka School District
  • Previous experience coaching preschool-age children
  • Former collegiate player at College of St. Benedict & Iowa State University

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Staff - Scott Meyers

COLLEGE ADVISOR

Scott Myers

 
  • Former Associate Women's Head Coach, Illinois State
  • Former Women's Head Coach, Coe College & Menlo College
  • Former Assistant, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University & University of Redlands
  • Former Staff Coach, FC United Soccer Club
  • Former Coach & GK Coach, Alpine Strikers Soccer Club
  • USSF National 'C' License 
  • United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma & Goalkeeping Diploma (Levels I, II, and III)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology & Secondary High School Teaching, Coe College 
  • Master's in Higher Education, University of Redlands 

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18328 Minnetonka Blvd
Deephaven, Minnesota 55391

Phone: 952-475-9178
Email: info@tonkaunited.org