Arlington Aces Contacts
Director of Aces Soccer
Contact Dwayne at 224-381.2832 or email
From 1999 to 2004 Dwayne was the director of coaching and player development at Chicago United FC. In 2004 the club merged and formed Kickers United and KUFC Premier for which Dwayne was the director of coaching. During these years Dwayne coached teams to 2 Illinois State Cup Championships and one 2nd place finish, 1 U.S. Club National Championship and two 2nd place finishes.
In his 20 years of coaching Dwayne has helped over 100 players advance on to play at the college level. As the head coach of the Harper College women's team since 2000, Dwayne has lead the Lady Hawks to appearances in the National Junior College Tournament in 2002, 2012 and 2012.
Coaching License(s): KNVB Youth License, NSCAA National Youth License, USSF D, ASAP Certified.
Meet the Coaches of The Arlington Aces
Chuck Bransford, Boys U9 Red, Boys U11 White, Girls U14 Red
Contact Chuck at 847-401-6790 or email
Chuck comes to Aces from Deerfield, and Maine West High School. Chuck played at Maine West High School, and continued his collegiate career at Oakton Community College and Eastern Illinois University (NCAA Div 1).
Chuck is heavily involved in the technical, speed and agility aspects of player development and loves to see players work everyday to improve their skills at practice and during games.
License(s): USSF D, NSCAA National
Bryan Dahlquist, Aces High School Boys
Contact Bryan at 224-595-3675 or email
Since 2010 Bryan has been the Assistant Varsity Coach at St. Viator's High School. Bryan has also coached at St Charles East High School and the Kettle Morraine Soccer Club in Wisconsin. Bryan began his Soccer career as a player in 1999 where he played on the Chicago Sockers. From there, Bryan went on to play at Conant High School for four years where he was All State High School All American and played at the collegiate level at Marquette University.
License(s): USSF National D
Kelly Diershow, Girls U9 Red, Girls U10 Red
Contact Kelly at 630-677-4119 or email
Kelly is the current head coach of the Streamwood High School Girls Freshmen team. Kelly played high school soccer at Schaumburg H.S. and continued at the collegiate level at Nova Southeastern University and Western Illinois University. After college Kelly played professionally in Brazil for Vitoria-Guerrias Das Tobacas.
License(s): USSF E
Bert Garcia, Aces Boys U13
Contact Bert at 847-331-0120 or email
Bert comes from a versatile coaching background. His experience ranges from the U8 to the U16 level. He has trained both boys and girls teams from Long Grove, Grove United, and Celtic. Bert played for a variety of clubs himself throughout his 20 year career. Teams that Bert has been a part of include Green and White, Celtic, Aces, Fremd High School, and Harper College.
License(s): USSF D
Dave Hart, Aces Boys U14
Contact Dave at 847-651-8727 or email
For over thirty years Dave has enjoyed coaching soccer on all levels for youth athletes. Dave played soccer in high school and continued to play club in college.
Dave pushes players to learn what it truly means to be a teammate and to strive for team achievements above individual accolades. Dave brings his numerous years of experience with him to help teach young players to become young adults as he knows that lessons you learn on the field will carry over and will be used in life.
License(s): National B
Phillip Jost, Aces
Contact Phillip at 630-267-9690 or email
Phillip continues to be the Assistant Coach at Harper College with Dwayne Cruz. This past spring, Phillip Coached Aces U8 Boys. Phillip continues to play for the Hellenic United Athletic Club of the National League. Phillip has previously played for Sockers Magic Alliance U23, and Harper College.
License(s): USSF D License
Katelin Klimczak, Aces Girls U11
Contact Katelin at 847.894.7298 or email
Katelin has had an extensive and highly successful soccer career. She began playing club soccer at KUFC Premier where she was coached by Dwayne Cruz, was a 4 year varsity starter and captain at Elk Grove High School an All State High School All American and went on to play as a 4 year varsity player at the University of North carolina where she was a part of 2 Women's Soccer NCAA National Championships (2008, 2009).
Katelin is excited to bring her soccer knowledge, experience, enthusiasm and love of the game to the coaching sideline. She looks forward to helping players develop skills for on and off the field so they will be able to gain confidence in themselves and strive to always put forth their best effort.
License(s): USSF E
Chip Lemberg, Technical Director, Pre K, Junio Aces, Boys U11, Boys U12
Contact Chip at 847.650-0584 or email
Chip began coaching in 2001 for the KUFC where he worked jointly to oversee youth activiteis for the club. In 2009 he became the Youth Director for Campton United Soccer Club where he lead and developed various programs at the U8/U9, Junior Soccer Academy, Academy and Camps. He was responsible for program growth, player development and the club's player philosophy and curriculum for the youth age groups.
Chip is an enthusiastic coach/trainer with a reputation for educating and increasing the overall enjoyment and love for the game. He is dedicated to developing the skills and confidence in his players so they can achive their goals.
License(s): USSF National C License and USSF National Youth License
Darren Llewellyn, Aces U13 Girls
Contact Darren at 847-219-5362 or email
Darren has been the Varsity Head Coach of two high schools in the Chicago land area. He is the current Varsity Boys and Girls Head Coach since 2005 at Hersey High School and also coached the Varsity Girls at Wheeling High School. Throughout his coaching career Darren has had the opportunity to coach for travel programs that include the Cary Defenders, KUFC, and Copa FC. Darren's playing experience took him from St Charles Celtics to Greenville College, and to Italia Calabria/Marconi London Ontario.
License(s): USSF National C, Positive Coaching Alliance
Wail Mohamed (Mo), Goal Keeping Coach
Contact Mo at 224-600-2488 or email
Mo's coaching career focuses on goal keeping. From a number of goal keeping camps to little kickers, Mo is sure to train goalies at each level of Aces. His professional playing career has spanned 10 years (2001-2011) and has taken him all over the world. Mo was on the School National Team (1996-1997), National Under 20 (1998-2001) and he was on the Olympic National Team from 2001 to 2004.
License(s): Illinois National Youth License
Ameer Noureldin, Aces Boys U9 White, Boys U10 White, Boys U10 Black
Contact Ameer at 847-361-4781 or email
Ameer continues to coach for the Aces after his experience coaching for AISC in Abu Dhabi. Ameer's playing experience took him all over the world from Nadi Al Ain which is a part of the United Arab Emirates, Eqypt, and the United States where he played for Harper College.
Ameer challenges players to learn and try new technical moves, to bring high energy to the field during practices and games and have fun playing the game of soccer. Ameer is constantly looking to learn new coaching techniques that he can bring to the field to help teach his players to be the best that they can be.
License(s): USSF D, Barcelona Coaching Certificate
Kristine Preiser, Aces High School Girls, Girls U14 White
Contact Kristine at 847-764-9919 or email
Kristine has a variety of experience throughout her coaching career. She has had the opportunity to coach youth camps in Alaska, for Iowa State, and the University of Montana, Iowa State University Cyclone soccer camps and was the St. Kitt's and Nevis Womens National Team Head Coach. On a local level, Kristine coached the Barrington Area Soccer Association earlier in her career. Kristine played at the collegiate level at the University of Montana and Iowa State University.
License(s): National D
Lisa Rudnicki, Aces Administrator, Aces Pre-K,
Contact Lisa at 847-553-1624 or email
Lisa was the general manager for the Chicago Breeze as well as a part of their camp staff (2006-2011), assisted coaching at Harper College (2008-2011) and was a part of KUFC Staff. She played at Hoffman Estates High School and continued to play at Harper College.
Lisa brings an energetic love of the game to the Aces administration staff as well as training youth camps, classes and school activities in the area.
License(s): USSF E
Jaimie Wisnowski, Aces Girls U13, Girls High School
Contact Jaimie at 847-609-9428 or email
Jaimie has had numerous years of coaching at a variety of clubs that include BASA, HUSA, Schwaben, and the Crystal Lake Force. After playing for Barrington High School Jaimie was Team Captain for club teams at the Iowa State University (1996-1998) and at Oregon State University (1998-2000).
Jamie brings her years of knowledge and experience with youth to the Aces and aims to teach players to respect the game, their opponents and to push themselves each and every day to be the best person on and off the field.
License(s): USSF D