Our Team

Founder

Ethan Hunt

ehunt@isaa.us

Founder, Executive Director, Head Coach

Masters in Sport Management, Johan Cruyff Institute & Autonomous University of Barcelona, BA Sport Management, Bethel University

See more on "About the Founder" tab

Staff

Kerry Davis

kdavis@isaa.us

Director of Mathematics

MS Secondary Education, Indiana University, BS Mathematics, Purdue University; accepted into the University of Florida PhD program

Crenshaw School (FL) Teacher of the Year (2007), Marian High School Light of Learning award (2013), Marian High School Excellence in Teaching award (2015); Certified School Safety Specialist (State of Indiana)

Has spent decades tutoring high-performing female and male student athletes

Sandra Ponce de Leon

sponcedeleon@isaa.us

Director of Spanish Cultural Studies

BA Graphic Communications from Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana


Has taught Spanish for more than 20 years at all levels


Spent over a decade teaching and using the Montessori system for early childhood development in Spanish


Passion for organizing and leading senior mission trips to undeveloped areas in Spanish-speaking countries

Rob Carrasco

rcarrasco@isaa.us

Director of Business Studies

MBA Finance from Ashford University's Forbes School of Business, BA Political Science from Indiana University

Taught Business and technology courses at Marian High School for 8 years

15 years of "big box" retail management experience

13 years coaching experience at John Glenn High School and Indiana University South Bend

Ran cross country at Mishawaka High School and DePaul University; traveled throughout Mexico, western and eastern Europe

Jennifer Draskovits

jdraskovits@isaa.us

Coming Soon

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Coming Soon

Doug Merritt

Volunteer Director of Marketing

Business Development Director at US Signcrafters

University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business

Experienced Project Manager with demonstrated historu of working in the program development industry

Skilled in land development, negotation, operations management, analytical skills, and sales

Strong program and project management professional with provent performance

Ambassadors

Erin McLeod

Ambassador, High Performance Curriculum Developer, & Talent Scout

BA Public Relations & Communication Penn State University

Canadian Women's National Team goalkeeper (four World Cups and two Olympic Games), Bronze Medalist; Co-Founder of The Mindful Project; Certified Mental Trainer; Certified Meditation Teacher


Lee Fraser

Ambassador, Talent Scout

Director of Global Scouting & Data Processes at Spotlight ID; former Head of Talent ID Analytics at Newcastle United FC; Sports Management Worldwide Tutor & Mentor; Guest Speaker at the MLS SuperDraft and many other conferences worldwide; over 20 years of scouting & analytical experience at the International, Champions League and Premier League levels

Anna Rohrer

Ambassador

MS Business Management & BA Neuroscience, University of Notre Dame

5-time High School National Champion in Cross Country & Track; Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year; 8-time All-American at the University of Notre Dame

Trish Hegarty

Ambassador

BS Education, Westfield State College

Student Athlete at Westfield State College

Contestant on CBS's Survivor (Season 28)

Certified pilates instructor and business owner since 1999, certifield Barre instructor since 2014, certified Life Coach since 2015

James Ortega

Ambassador, Youth Academy Director

Shot first commercial with Pele at the Rose Bowl in 1993, shot first national TV Commercial for Budweiser for 1996 Olympics, went on to do soccer commercials for Nike, Gatorade, Nissan, Puma, ESPN, Toyota, and more; established “Futboleros Soccer Entertainers" known as "the Harlem Globetrotters of Soccer"

Head of Entertainment at LA Galaxy from 2008-2013; FIFA "Disney" soccer commercial for 2014 World Cup in Brazil; clients include Clients: ESPN, Coca Cola, Pepsi, Sprint, Nissan, Toyota, AT&T, T-Mobile, Adidas, Nickelodeon, Disney Wide World of Sports, Walmart, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Univision, MLS, US Soccer, LA Galaxy, Houston Dynamo, FC Dallas, & more; has worked with Mel Gibson, Vince Vaugne, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Micky Rourke, etc., soccer icons include Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho, Sir Alex Ferguson, David Beckham, Thierry Henry, & Tim Howard

Kristian Gecaj

Director of High Performance, Coach

Goshen College Men's Soccer player majoring in bio-future psychology, current semi-professional soccer player in the UK, five years of coaching experience in the UK & US

Janet Farias

SAT, ACT, and GRE Academic Advisor

MS Counseling & BS Education, Indiana University

Founder of JEMA Academics; over 25 years of academic advising experience



Coaches

In Loving Memory

Nick Garcia

Goalkeepers Coach & Talent Scout

BS Organizational Management, Bethel University

Played goalkeeper at Bethel University; spent 35+ years at UPS, over 30 years of soccer playing experience, 15+ years of goalkeeper coaching experience at the high school and collegiate levels

Talent Scouts

Jimmy Hayes

Talent Scout

Manchester City Academy Scout & Co-Director of ProSoccerGlobal, 40+ years in soccer including as a youth team player, district representative team coach, and now his current positions; decades of elite youth soccer development, passionate about soccer and education and has wide array of knowledge and experiences to help youth players succeed both on and off the pitch

Henry Schäumer

Ambassador to Germany, Talent Scout

Studied Business Administration and Accounting at Bethel University in Indiana, USA, currently studying Law at the Unviersity of Cologne in Germany

3 years as a player for Rot-Weiß Essen in the Junior Bundesliga and 2 years at Bethel University, 3 years of coaching experience for youth soccer programs and camps

Gabriel Homs

Talent Scout

Currently studying Business Administration at UDLAP in Puebla, Mexico

5 years as a player & captain for Tiburones Rojos in Mexico, 1 year at Real Oviedo in Spain

Mike Nuding

Talent Scout

Scout & Player Agent at ViaPro Agency

Certified in International Sport Business, Soccer Management, and Scouting & Match Analytics from IST - Institute for Sport Management

Game Day Operations at Württembergischer Fussballverband, Hospitality at Hertha BSC Berlin, including sponsorship & talent management, player, Trainer, and Head Sporting Director at SC Urbach

Ernesto Castañeda

Talent Scout

UEFA A License Coach

Experience in Spain, Mexico, India, Singapore, & Abu Dhabi

Specialization in Grassroots Soccer and Youth Development

Curriculum Analysts

Sara Hoover

Curriculum Analyst

MS & BS Elementary Education, Indiana University

Over 20 years of teaching experience

Project Based Learning & STEM Training & Certification, coach and mentor in STEM and Computer Science

Two-time Teacher-of-the-Year for the School City of Mishawaka, top ten teachers finalist in the State of Indiana, PAESMT state finalist, specialist in curriculum work for the School City of Mishawaka in Science and Computer Science

Information Technology

Diego Wang

Information Technology

MS In Software Engineering, University of Toledo, OH

Project Management Professional Certification; Salesforce Administrator Certification; over 20 years experience in IT with expertise in data engineering, SAAS support, and web/mobile software development

Former soccer player and now an avid soccer fan

Advisors to the President

Dr. Rachel Lindvall

Chairwoman of the Board; Advisor to the Founder

DHSc, Doctor of Health Science and Exercise Leadership, California University of Pennsylvania, MS Exercise Science and Health Promotion, BA Physical Education, The Master’s University

Certified Athletic Trainer; Certified Mental Coach; Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Bethel University), over 20 years of coaching at the collegiate level, United Soccer Coaches National, Advanced National, and Goalkeeping Certifications; over 10 years as a Mental Skills Consultant; Co-Founder of The Mindful Project, research specialist in mindfulness, stress, anxiety, and learning methodology

Larry McClements

Advisor to the Founder

Bethel University Kinesiology department head; former Bethel University Men's Soccer & Penn High School Boys' Soccer Head Coach

205 W Edison Rd. Mishawaka, IN 46545