Our Staff

Todd Gette - General Manager/Business Operations

General Manager ~ Business Operations

Email: todd@realcoedge.net

Phone Number: (303) 403 – 0902  ext  103
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USSF ‘B’ License
USSF ‘Y’ License
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

David Kramer - Director of Soccer & Business Development

Director of Soccer and Business Development

email: davidk@realcoedge.netE1636

Phone Number: (303) 403 – 0902  ext  106

David Kramer is the Director of Soccer and Business Development, responsible for ensuring the strategic and tactical plan of the club through program development, sponsorships, and business development.

David has a USSF ‘A’ coaching license with over 20 years of coaching experience at the youth, collegiate, and professional level. David received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology at Fresno State while playing NCAA Division 1 soccer earning 1st team All-American honors, 1st team Academic All-American honors, and was named National Goalkeeper of the Year in 1994. He continued his playing career as a 7-year professional player in Major League Soccer (MLS), playing for the Los Angeles Galaxy, San Jose Earthquakes, and Colorado Rapids. After his playing career concluded with the Colorado Rapids, David has been in the Colorado community as Director of Coaching, assistant coach with the Colorado Rapids professional team, and Director of Strategic Development with Real Colorado EDGE Soccer. In 2010, he was a member of the Colorado Rapids technical staff which won the MLS Cup Championship.

Liz Tomsula - Director of Operations

Director of Operations

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Email: lizt@realcoedge.net

Phone Number: (303) 403 – 0902  ext  105

Liz is an Arvada native and grew up playing in Arvada Soccer’s developmental programs. Liz has a Bachelor’s of Science in Philosophy from Centenary College of Louisiana and a Master’s of Science in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. Liz has worked for nonprofits overseas and locally in Colorado. She’s an avid sports fan and enjoys road biking, skiing, and golfing in her free time.

James Rooks - Club Director 4U-14U Boys and Girls

Club Director 4U-14U Boys and Girls

email: jamesr@realcoedge.net

Phone Number: (303) 403 – 0902  ext  102E1639

James holds an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and an NSCAA Goalkeeping 1 diploma as well as the CHSAA Certification. James played soccer in high school at Stanley Lake High School and continued playing as an adult in recreation and competitive leagues. He attended Western State College in Gunnison, CO and Metro State College in Denver, CO. James grew up in Westminster, CO playing soccer for local clubs beginning at age 4 and while not on the fields, he enjoys his family time, the outdoors, and attending sporting events.

Ryan Henkel - Club Director 15U-19U Boys and Girls and College Advisory Program (CAP)

Club Director 15U-19U Boys and Girls / College Advisory Program (CAP)

email: ryanh@realcoedge.net

Phone Number: (303) 403 – 0902  ext  107E1646 (2)

 Ryan holds an NSCAA Premier coaching license. Ryan grew up in Vermont and CT representing Vermont and CT in the ODP program before attending the University of Kansas, earning a degree in Business Administration. Upon graduation, Ryan moved to CT where he commuted to NYC working as an Account Executive in Marketing and coaching club with CT Arsenal before switching completely to club working with CFC in CT before moving to Boulder, CO. At FC Boulder (formerly BC Force) he worked in many roles over a decade including Director of Coaching, Elite Teams Coach, Junior Elite Academy Director and Tournament Director. Ryan won the NPL National Championships in 2013 with FC Boulder’s U18 Girls.
Dave Roberts - Director of Coaching 4U-8U

Director of Coaching 4U-8U

email: daver@realcoedge.net

Phone Number: (303) 403 – 0902  ext  113dave-roberts

Dave currently holds a USSF D license and a NSCAA Youth Level 1 diploma. Dave grew up in Arvada where he played competitively for the Arvada Eagles of the Arvada Soccer Association. Dave began his coaching career in high school as a volunteer coach for the club and has also served as a member of our board of directors. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music, and following Liverpool FC.

Ian Richards - Director Of Coaching 9U - 10U Boys and Girls

Director Of Coaching 9U – 10U Boys and Girls

Phone Number: (303) 403 – 0902  ext  114
Ian Richards joins our club with a wealth of experience in the 9U-10U age groups and will continue our club’s commitment to developing complete players. Ian had been previously working at the Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club coaching in the Select and Rec PLUS Programs in the role of Technical Coordinator. Ian moved to Colorado from New Jersey where he had been coaching for the MLS franchise, the New York Red Bulls for five years. While with the New York Red Bulls, Ian served as a Youth Development Coach within the Training Programs Department, working with recreational youth players from ages 4-16, as well as, a Regional Development School (RDS) Director which provides a direct pathway to the Development Academy teams as well continuing to work with recreational youth players. Ian finished his time in New York as a Regional Coach for North East New Jersey and Manhattan, where he was involved in the recruitment of new staff, assessing and educating current staff, curriculum development and parent education within the Red Bulls club partner program.
Ian grew up on the Wirral just over the river from Liverpool, England. Since he could remember, Ian has lived and breathed the beautiful game. He obtained his 1st coaching qualification at the age of 16 and thus began his career as a coach. Ian took the jump across the pond to pursue his coaching career and began working with the New York Red Bulls. Ian now holds English FA, NSCAA, and USSF coaching qualifications as well as TOPSoccer certification.
Outside of coaching, you will still find Ian involved in soccer, whether it is playing on a co-ed indoor team with his wife Alexisor watching his beloved Red Devils. Ian will be joining the club this summer after finishing up his current work responsibilities.
Jay Hamilton - Director of Coaching 11U-12U Boys and Girls

Director of Coaching 11U-12U Boys and Girls

email: jayh@edgesoccer.net 

Jay holds a NSCAA Premier Diploma and a USSF ‘D’ License. In addition to his position at the club, he is an assistant women soccer coach at Regis University. Jay played Division 1 soccer at the University of Nevada Las Vegas where he played for 3 years and finished his final year at Metro State. Jay played professional indoor soccer with the San Diego Sockers and Denver Dynamite. He grew up in Moore, Oklahoma playing youth soccer for Der Bullen SC and Magpies FC. In his free time Jay likes to hang out with his family and watch his girls play soccer.

Phone Number: (303) 403 – 0902  ext  109

 

Adam Loovis - Director of Coaching 13U-14U Boys and Girls

Director of Coaching 13U-14U Boys and Girls

email: adaml@realcoedge.net

Phone Number: (303) 403 – 0902  ext  104E1643

Adam holds a USSF ‘A’ coaching license. Adam played Division I college soccer for the University of Maine and graduated with a degree in Biology. He grew up in Cleveland Heights, Ohio and played for the Cleveland Internationals youth club and also represented Ohio North in the ODP program. Adam has been coaching youth club soccer since 1998 and has also worked with 20U and 23U women’s teams.

Brent McGee - Director Of Goalkeeping and Goalkeeping Academy

Director Of Goalkeeping and Goalkeeping Academy

email: brentm@realcoedge.net

Phone Number: (303) 403 – 0902  ext  108brent-mcgee

Brent holds a USSF Goalkeeper diploma and F coaching license. He is the goalkeeper coach for the School of Mines Women’s team and developed the goalkeeper app Keeper Teacher. Brent played Division 1 soccer at Lipscomb University and graduated with a degree in Business Management and a minor in Marketing. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the guitar.