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Meet Our Coaches

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth soccer experience possible! We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished coaches and administrators. Read the bios below to learn more about your coach and other leaders in our community.

John Wyllie
Director of Coaching  
Phone: 503-919-8883
Email: [email protected]

Coach John is one of our Challenger Coaches from Scotland working with CUSC for his second year. Some of John's achievements include State Championship U12 Girls Rhode Island. Coaching U16 Boys in Umbro Cup with eams around the work at New Wembley. 

His playing career include: Inverkiething United U11, U12, U13 & U21. Beath HS and Hearts of Beath Amateur FC 1998-2009.

Experience: Challenger sports 2005-2007 summer coach and club coach Norcross U10 girls, U10 boys, and U15 girls. Rhode Island U12 Girls. Blue Brazil Boys Club 2008-2009 coach Cowdenbeath FC professional youth coach 2011-2012. Lochore Welfare JFC semi professional asst. manager and manager 2012-2016. Hearts of Midlothian FC professional youth coach and scout. Running a development center for view of making pro. 2013-2017 Hill of Beath JFC 2017-2018 semi professional assistant coach.  Currently holds a National  D license.
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Kendall Rooney
Coach of Competitive Program


Kendall was an assistant competitive coach to coach Michelle. She is currently the head coach of the U9 Developmental girls and also the U12 Boys Classic team. She recently accepted the Head JV Coach position & goal keeper trainer for Clackamas High School.  She still plays games with both men and women adult leagues as a field player and goal keeper.  

Experience: Has a wide variety of experience at the levels of CUSC Classic Program as a youth, Lake Oswego, WCDA, ECNL, JV/Varsity at CHS and college level. 

Credentials: Oregon player of the week. Sun player of the week. GNAC player of the week. Recruited as a Junior in HS to play at college level. Grassroots curriculum (4v4, 7v7, 11v11) Head JV Coach for Clackamas High School and Goalkeeping coach. Currently holds a National D license. 

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Becket Wright
Coach of Competitive Soccer

Coach Becket has been involved with coaching for 15 years. She started her journey with a group of boys when they were six years old and they just completed their last season at U19. 
Becket coached JV Girls Soccer at Gresham HS from 2010-2012 then took over the Oregon City HS Varsity Coach's position from 2013-2015. She coached at THELO from 2012-2105, then joined CUSC in 2016. She is the current coach of the Competitive U16 Girls. 

Experience: State Select Soccer (highest level available at that time). Four years Varsity Soccer at Barlow HS where she earned 1st Team ALL State Honors. Scholarship to Pacific University, competed at NAIA Nationals. Many years in indoor and outdoor leagues, both competitive and recreational. Played in two World Masters Tournaments, the first in Sydney, Australia, the second in Turin, Italy then coached a third in Auckland, New Zealand.  

Denis Krauss
Coach of Competitive Soccer

Coach Denis has been involved in the beautiful sport of soccer for nearly 40 years.  Playing almost every position from sweeper to striker throughout his career in Germany and the U.S., Denis now puts his heart and dedication in sharing his skills and experience with our young players. Denis is a supporter of FC Erzgebirge Aue (2. Bundesliga Germany) and the Portland Timbers.  

Core Values: #1 Teamwork, #2 Continuously improve your game, #3 Sportsmanship 

Credentials/Experience: USSF "F" license, Grassroots curriculum (4v4, 7v7, 11v11) and "C" license. Futsal Coaching Certificate, Concussion Safety. Head Coach PDP and Classic Program at CUSC since 2017. Recreational Futsal coach, Asst. Coach in Germany for U17 and Adults, as well as, may years in both indoor and outdoor leagues in Germany and USA.


Michelle McHone
Coach of Competitive Soccer

Michelle coached competitive soccer for the last 2 years and is currently the head coach for U13 girls team, as well as, the Girls JV coach at Clackamas High School. She is an avid soccer player with 40 years of experience. She still plays in an adult women and coed recreational league. A passionate soccer fan, she enjoys training girls to love the sport as much as she does.

Experience: She played competitive soccer in Southern California from the age of 8 to 21. She currently holds a USSF "C" license.
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Kevin Gelbrich
Coach of Competitive Soccer

Coach Kevin began his coaching journey 5 years ago when his oldest daughters rec team was in need of a coach. He answered the call and quickly discovered and embraced his passion for coaching and soccer.  He is currently Head Coach for the u13 girls team and assistant coach for the u12 girls.  Coach Kevin believes that the soccer experience should be one that is fun, challenging, and ensures each player's development of tactical and technical abilities throughout the season(s).   

Experience: USSF Grassroots curriculum (4v4, 7v,7, 11v11), OYSA Futsal Diplomas for Tactics and Technique, will be pursuing USSF D License starting in the Fall of 2022 and OYSA Girls Recreational Coach of the Year award 2019.  


Vaughn Sucevich
Goal Keeper Trainer

Coach V was born in Chicago Illinois where he started his soccer career at the age of 5.  At age 9 after moving to California, he discovered his love for being a Keeper and began playing year-round both domestically and internationally.  In 1988 while attending junior high school in California, he joined the U16 Jr. National Team and played in various European Cups in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. After attending one year at “Joe Machnik’s No.1 Goalkeeper Camp” as a high school sophomore, he was invited back the next seven years as an instructor. During that time, he trained alongside national and professional players. In 1993 as a freshman, he became the starting Keeper at Olivet college, a Division III school in Michigan. After College he played Semi-Pro in Denmark for a year before moving back home. He continues to play the sport he loves on various co-ed or men’s only indoor and outdoor teams and travels yearly to compete in the Hungarian “Arpad Cup”.  He has been coaching his children for the last 10 years. 




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12042 SE Sunnyside Rd PMB 376 
Clackamas, Oregon 97015

Phone: 503-550-7535
Email: [email protected]

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