About Us

Meet our Trainers


Coach Kerry Cook
US Soccer National "D License
Lexington Christian Academy Middle School Girls 2017-Present)
Lexington FC 05 Girls White Coach (2014-2016)
Lexington FC Academy Girls Coach (2012-2014)
Lexington FC 98 Girls Premier Coach (2009-2012)
- 2010 State Champion
- 2011 State Runner-Up
Lexington Catholic Boys Soccer Asst. Coach (2009-2011)
Lexington FC 95 Girls Premier Coach (2005-2009)
- 2006 State Champion
- 2007 State Runner-Up
- 2008 State Runner-Up
- 2009 State Champion
Lexington Bluegrass Bandits USL PDL (1999-2000)
NAIA National Champions (Lindsey Wilson College -1996)
Kentucky All-State (Henry Clay H.S. - 1995)

Coach Mike Vanhooser
NSCAA Advanced National License
NSCAA National Goal Keepers
NSCAA National Youth License
NSCAA Director of Coaching
Lexington FC 00 Girls White Coach
- 2012 State Champion
- 2011 Semi finalist

Lexington FC U11 Girls White Coach
Director of Coaching FC Kentucky (2010-Present)
FC Kentucky 97 Girls Coach
- Euro Cup Semi-Finalist
Lexington Christian Boys Asst. Coach
George Rodgers Clark Boys Asst. Coach
- State Finalist (2008)

Coach Bo Lankster
1991-1996 Head Coach Paris Boys
1997-2008 Head Coach Tates Creek Boys
2009-2015 Head Coach Tates Creek Girls
2016-2018 Assistant Coach Tates Creek Girls
1998-2004 U15-U18 Boys Jessamine Youth Soccer Coach
2005-2018 U10-U17 LFC Girls Coach
1982 1983 KY HS State Champions Lexington Catholic Boys - player
2008 KY Club State Champions U13 LFC Girls - coach
2012 KY HS State Champions Tates Creek Girls- coach

Coach Jimmy Rue

Player Experience:
1983-1985 - Frankfort Select Soccer Club
1984 - 1991 - Kentucky Kickers Soccer Club
1985 - 1991 - Western Hills High School
1988 - 1989 - KKSC Sister Cities Team
1991 - 1992 - Wilmington College of Ohio
1995 - Georgetown College
1998 - Bluegrass Bandits
Present - Next Level Mens Futsal

Coaching Experience:
1989 - 1997 - Frankfort Select Soccer Club
1993 - 1998 - Kentucky Kickers Soccer Club
1993 - 1994 - Western Hills High School
1993 - 1998 - Kentucky ODP
1994 - 2013 - Centre College Soccer Camp Girls
1994 - 2014 - Centre College Soccer Camp Boys
1994 - 1995 - Georgetown College Men & Women
1998 - 1999 - George Rogers Clark High School
1998 - 2000, 2008 - Woodford County Middle School
1998 - 2005 - Founder Super Skills Soccer Camp
1998 - 2008 - Lexington Football Club
2000 - Scott County High School Girls
2008 - 2010 - Bluegrass Soccer Club
2010- 2012 - Central Kentucky Storm
2012 - Present - Lexington Football Club
2018 - Already Coached 1000+ Players This Year!!

Coach Mike Donnelly

Playing Experience:
1982-1985 - Male High School
1983 - High School State Champion
1982 & 1983 - All State Team
1985-1989 - Transy University
1987 & 1988 - NAIA - All Conference Player

Coaching Experience:
1990-1992 Kentucky Kickers Soccer Club
2000 - Present - Lexington Football Club (LFC)
2008-Present - Co-Founder Skills Soccer Club
2018 - Head Coach - Next Level
2018 - Already Coached 1000+ Players This Year!!

Achievements:
5 time - Ky State Championship Title
5 time - Runner Up

Coach Diego D'Angelo

License: USSF D

Playing Experience:
High school Horace Greeley High School
Club Firenze FC (Italy), Chappaqua FC (New York)
College URI

Coaching Experience:
High School (2 years)
Club (5 years)

Achievements:
Leagues: Buckeye Elite 1
KPL runner up
KSSL Division 1

Tournaments:
Regions 2 Champion
Kolping American Soccer Cup Champion
Central Soccer Cup Champion
Tennessee Nike Inv. Champion
Cincinnati West Champion
Alliance Cincinnati Elite Champion
Party on the Pitch Champion.


Coach Matt Smith

Coaching Experience:
2011-2015 MUSA
2016-2017 FC Kentucky
2017-Present Lexington FC
2016 Columbus Crew Champions
2016 3v3 Live Nashville Champions
2017 Stride

Tournament Finalist
2018 M.A.S.C Finalist
USSF F License
USSF E License
USSF D License
NSCAA Goal Keeping Level 1
NSCAA Futsal Diploma