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Mike Kraus

MIKE KRAUS

 

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TEAMS:

  • DA Boys U13 

 

EDUCATION:
  • Creighton University, Omaha, NE (2003-2010)

    - Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology

  • Christian Brothers High School, Memphis, TN (1999-2003)

CLUB COACHING EXPERIENCE:
  • Academy Director for Real Salt Lake-Arizona (Fall 2017-present)

  • Assistant Coach for Real Salt Lake Academy and RSL Elite Teams (2011-2017) 

  • Head Coach for Scottsdale Soccer Club (U10 & U11 boys) (2010-2011) 

  • Undergraduate Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach for Creighton University (2010)

    - Missouri Valley Coaching Staff of the Year (2010)

  • Coach at Creighton Men’s Soccer Academy (2006 & 2010)

  • Coach at Penn State Soccer Camp (2010)

  • Head Coach for Nebraska Futbol Club Blue and Red (both U12 boys) (2010)

  • Head Coach for Toro Strike (U13 girls), and Toro Gunners (U11 girls) (2010)

  • Club trainer for Kansas City Fusion Soccer Club (2007-2009)

  • Club trainer for Blue Valley Soccer Club (2008)

  • Trainer for Des Moines Menace soccer clinics (2005)

 
PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

Professional Experience

  • Drafted 48th by the Kansas City Wizards in the 2007 Supplemental Draft

    Kansas City Wizards (2007-2010)

    - 11 appearances, 1 goal

    - Held MLS record for fastest goal scored for the start of a player’s career; 48 seconds (2009)

  • Led the MLS Reserve League in assists as a rookie (2007)

Collegiate 

  • Team Captain (2006)
  • Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year (2006)
  • • First-Team All-MVC (2006), Second-Team All-MVC (2005),
  • NSCAA All-Midwest Region:First-Team (2006), Second-Team (2005), Third-Team (2003)
  • MVC All-Tournament Team (2004, 2005, 2006)
  • MVC All-Newcomer Team (2003)
  • MVC Offensive Player of the Week four times
  • College Soccer News National Team of the Week three times
  • Soccer America National Team of the Week
  • All-tournament team selection in all six tournaments Creighton participated in   during senior season in 2006

 

Premier Development League

  • Des Moines Menace (2005) 
    • 5 goals in 19 appearances
    • PDL National Champions
  • Memphis Express (2004) 
  • 13 goals in 27 appearances

 

High School

• Captain (2003)

Commercial Appeal’s Best of the Preps Soccer Male Athlete of the Year (2003)

Tennessee State Champions (2001, 2002, 2003)

 

SKILLS AND LICENSES

• Elite Formation Coaching License (Oct. 2016 by FFF)

• USSF “A” License (Jan. 2015)

• USSF “B” License (Jan. 2013)

USSF “C” License (Jan. 2012)

• Experienced in planning and implementation of training sessions & monthly/yearly periodization

• Experienced in scouting: both prospective talent & opponents’ tactical    tendencies

• Proficient in game film editing

• Proficient in Microsoft Office programs