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UMKC Head Coach
JEFFERSON ROBLEE | HEAD COACH - WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE
“Campers will get a great opportunity to showcase themselves in a fun and competitive environment.”
Jefferson Roblee will begin his sixth season as Head Coach of the Women's Soccer program in 2016. During his time as head coach he has guided the Jewell men's and women's teams to national recognition. The men's team has been NCAA II nationally ranked as high as #21 and women's soccer team has been nationally ranking as high as #12. The women's soccer team also qualified for the NCAA II National Championship tournament (2012). Jewell Soccer teams have also garnered national team academic and team sportsmanship awards. In addition 15 men's soccer players and 19 women's soccer players at Jewell have been named National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All Region or Scholar All America. Always with ambition to achieve, Roblee's teams have succeeded on the field and in the classroom.
Besides his experience coaching college soccer at William Jewell College, Roblee has had experience guiding ambitious players to achieve in club, Olympic Development, elite amateur soccer and professional soccer opportunities. His 80/81 KC United team won the Kansas State Cup championship in 2001 and 2002. He also coached the KC Pace to historic Missouri State Cup championships in 2005 and 2006. In addition he was the Head Coach of the Kansas City Brass of the United Soccer League's Premier Development League when they qualified for the U.S. Open Cup in 2007. He has been involved with the US Youth Soccer’s Olympic Development Program (ODP) and also has been a scout for US Club Soccer’s Id2 program. Roblee has coached 16 players who have been drafted or signed by Major League Soccer (MLS) and more than 70 who have earned All America honors or played for a professional team (MISL/USL Pro/NASL/MLS/Europe). In recent years Roblee has coached at the Pro Pace Soccer Combine and also evaluated for professional soccer teams Sporting KC (MLS) and FC Kansas City (NWSL) at their open tryouts.
Roblee played college soccer at The University of Tulsa for coach Randy Waldrum before finishing his communications degree at Park University. He played his high school soccer at nearby Winnetonka for coaches Don Giannola and Glenn Rosario and played club soccer for George Derra’s UHS Apollos. In addition he played three years in Missouri’s ODP program.
Roblee has a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) National coaching license and a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Director of Coaching Diploma. In addition Roblee also has a NSCAA National Youth Coaching Diploma. He is a member of the U.S. Soccer Coaches Association and a member of the United States Youth Soccer Coaches Connection. Roblee is also a certified Double-Goal Coach in the Positive Coaching Alliance.
Jefferson Roblee’s twin brother, Lincoln Roblee, is the Head Coach of the women’s soccer team at Benedictine College.
LINCOLN ROBLEE | HEAD COACH - BENEDICTINE COLLEGE
“All the prospects have a fun time playing in front of a lot of college coaches. It’s a great event for players wanting to get to the next level.”
Lincoln Roblee is entering his ninth season as the head coach of the Benedictine College Women’s Soccer program. Since his arrival, Roblee’s Ravens have become a nationally ranked program, going 102-32-23, producing 7 All-Americans, 15 Scholar Athletes, and 55 All-Conference players. Most recently, the Lady Ravens finished the 2012 season ranked No. 21 in the nation and an overall record of 15-3-3 and qualified for the National Tournament.
In 2008, Benedictine was Champion of the HAAC Tournament and National Tournament qualifiers for the first time in the program's 20 year history. Roblee was a finalist for the 2008 NAIA Brine National Coach of the Year Award. Always excelling on the field as well as in the classroom , the Benedictine Women's Soccer team was also honored in 2012, 2011, 2010,2009, 2008 and 2007 with the NSCAA Adidas Team Academic Award and NSCAA Team Ethics Awards.
Also in 2012, 2010, and 2008, Roblee's Lady Ravens were one of the few programs in all of college soccer to receive all three NSCAA Team Awards; Adidas NSCAA Team Academic Award, Team Ethics Award, and NSCAA Top 25 Award. Coach Roblee has been very involved in teaching the game of soccer in his native Kansas City. Roblee started his coaching career in 1994 at Kansas City's Park Hill High School. Roblee went on to coach Club, Amateur, Olympic Development Program, College, and in the Premier Development League.
Roblee started KC Pace boys soccer teams in 1996 with his twin brother Jefferson Roblee. Roblee coached the 80/81 KC Pace team to numerous successes across the Midwest, and in 2005, Roblee's 87/88 KC Pace became the first team outside of St. Louis to win a USYSA Missouri State Championship in an age group that advances to Regionals. In 2005, Coach Roblee was named Missouri Youth Soccer Association Boys Coach of the Year. In the summer of 2006, Roblee's KC Pace team repeated as Missouri State Champions and Roblee again received MYSA Boys Coach of the Year honors.
Roblee coached the KC United boys team to U19 Kansas State Championship in 2000 and the U20 amateur Kansas State Championships in 2000 and 2001 and U23 Championships in 2010 and 2011. Roblee has been a Missouri ODP Evaluator since 1998, and coached the 1987 age Missouri ODP Boys team from 2001-2004. In 2012, Roblee received the USASA 2012 Region II Coach of the Year Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Since 2002, Roblee has been coaching the Kansas City Brass of the Premier Development League (PDL). Since 2002, over 40 Brass players have been drafted or signed professionally by either clubs in Europe, Major League Soccer, NASL , USL Pro, or the Major Indoor Soccer League. In the summer of 2007, Roblee's Kansas City Brass were one of only eight PDL teams to qualify for the U.S. Open Cup.
Roblee was a regular instructor for the Kansas City Wizards Youth Training Program from 2001-2005. In 2003, Roblee coached the Missouri seniors in the annual Kansas vs. Missouri Senior All-Star Game at Arrowhead Stadium. Roblee is a regular evaluator for Sporting KC (MLS) and most recently FC Kansas City (NWSL) for their open tryouts. He is a member of U.S. Soccer Coaches Association and a certified Double-Goal Coach in the Positive Coaching Alliance.
As a player, Roblee played at the University of Tulsa under current Notre Dame women's head coach Randy Waldrum. In high school, Roblee starred at Winnetonka High School and was a member of Missouri's ODP team. In club soccer, Roblee was a forward and midfielder for George Derra's UHS Apollos.
Roblee is a graduate of Winnetonka High School and Park University.
GREG HERDLICK | HEAD COACH - ROCKHURST UNIVERSITY
“UMKC puts on a first class camp that any participant will get to experience the college atmosphere both on and off the soccer field. Anyone that attends the camp will not only be seen by several college coaches but also have the opportunity to receive on field instruction by college head coaches at all levels. This is a great opportunity to continue playing soccer in the Midwest. I, along with other camp staff have recruited a handful of players every year from this camp.”Greg Herdlick has served as the head coach of the Rockhurst women’s soccer program since 1999. The Hawks have posted 14 winning seasons under Herdlick, who has an overall record of 170-101-25 (.617). He ranks 25th in victories among active coaches and 46th n all-time victories in NCAA Division II.
CRAIG SCRIVEN | ASSISTANT COACH - CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY
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JOSH GREEN | ASSISTANT COACH - UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA
BOBBY REISS | INTERIM HEAD COACH - MID-AMERICA NAZARENE
“The UMKC camps have been extremely helpful in finding very good recruits from around the region. The coaches are great in helping find places for every player. It is a joy to be able to work with them and the kids in their high level, fun camp environment.”