South Central Soccer Academy the premier soccer club on the south side of Indianapolis serving Greenwood, Whiteland and Franklin IN. Come join the fun offering recreational, TOPSoccer and travel leagues.
Hometown:New Palestine, IN
Licenses:USSF National F, US Soccer Goalkeeper Level , United Soccer Coaches 4v4/7v7/9v9 & 11/11.
Coach Kalli has taken on the role as the Academy Director this Fall season. She is very exciting in her new role as she takes on the position head first.
Get to know Kalli: She played at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis where she was a four-year letter winner and earning a B.A. in Philanthropic Studies with a minor in Personal Communication, Reading and Writing in December 2016. Shepler-Tucker closed her IUPUI career in soccer as the program's all-time leader in assist and Top 100 Student. In addition to being the Academy Director Kalli she coaches the 11/12 Girls at SCSA and the U13-16 for ODP.
Her previous coaching experiences include: Assistant to the U-15 Alliance Team, Franklin Assistant Women's Soccer Coach, SCSA U14 team.
Coach Kalli's passion for the game and player development make him an exciting additionto our Academy Staff.
Licenses: Grassroots Coaching Course 4v4 & 7v7
Coach Jaquelinne joined our Academy staff this past Fall season. This will be her first season coaching and she couldn't be more excited about it!.
Her previously coaching was with SFSC, where she coached the Girls Junior Academy for three years. Now, coaching the SCSA U9/U10 Girls Team, assisting with the U11/U12’s Girls.
Licenses:United Soccer Coaches 7v7/9v9 Diploma
Coach Ben is now in his second year with the Academy program at SCSA. Ben has a special place in his heart for SCSA seeing as he has grown up playing or the club and in the area and now gets to give back through coaching in the academy. Ben was a product of Center Grove Soccer Association as well as Center Grove High School. He continued his playing career at Hanover College where he helped Panther win their first conference championship as well as an NCAA Tournament bid.
Hometown:Virginia Beach, VA
Coach Gavin is in his first year with the SCSA Academy program for the 2018/19 season, but it isn't his first year coaching. Gavin has served as a coach for several teams including the Center Grove High School team where he served as assistant coach. During his time there he was able to mentor players and further the Center Grove soccer program. During his time coaching he also served as a coach for our very own coach Ben! During his playing career Gavin played for Franklin College for 4 years. He hasn't hung up the playing boots yet, though. Gavin is still an avid soccer player in several adult leagues around the greater Indianapolis area and still has a passion for the game of soccer whether he is coaching or playing.
Hometown: Center Grove
First time coaching, graduated from Center Grove high school in 2019 and will be attending the University of Indianapolis this fall; inducted into the Hall of Fame at Center Grove in 2018; started playing soccer at scsa at age 4.
Licenses:Grassroots Coaching license and the Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma. D License and the National Diploma.
Coaching Bio:Varisty Soccer Head Coach at Roncalli High School. Both Men and Womens Goal Keeper coach at Franklin College
Playing Bio:Coach Orfeo is a 2012 graduate of The American University of Rome, has 20 years playing experience at the club, high school, collegiate, and Italian Minor League level.
Coach Austin joined our Academy staff this past Winter and Spring season. This will be Austin's first season coaching and he couldn't be more excited about it! Although Austin may be new to coaching, he has plenty of experience with the game of soccer. Having played growing up in various leagues, he spent most of his youth career playing with USF Real in Greenfield, IN and his high school career at Warren Central. After graduating Austin continued his playing career at Marian University. Coach Austin brings a wealth of knowledge to our coaching staff and also gives us some expertise on goalkeeping, as that is his natural position as a player. Coach Austin will be working towards his coaching licenses this Winter through USSF. We're so excited to have this new addition to our staff and know he will do a fantastic job developing young soccer players and young men and women.
Coach Joey is a brand new addition to our SCSA Academy coaching staff for the 2019 Spring season. Coach Joey has been an avid soccer player from his days as a youth and continues to play today with several coaches within our club. Joey began his coaching career at St. Francis where he served as the coach for both of his sons, Colton and Landon. After coming to SCSA he continued to serve as a coach and has been a great addition to our coaching staff on the Academy. He has a passion for the game and wishes to pass it on to the next generation to help develop players in the SCSA organization as well as the Indianapolis area.
Licenses:USSF National E
Coach Dan is returning to the Academy coaching staff for the Spring season. When Dan first began coaching at SCSA 5 years ago he was first on the Academy coaching staff, so working with this age group is not new for him. He's excited to get back to his roots and help develop our younger players. Having played soccer growing up, Dan played most of his youth career at St. Francis and continued playing club soccer where he attended college at Xavier. During his college years Dan began his coaching career with some Middle Schools in the area. After graduating Dan joined SCSA where he firs got started in the Academy. After coaching in the Academy for 2 years, Dan moved over to the travel side where he has coached various age groups. He is currently the coach of our U16 Black team and will also be investing time with our Academy Juniors this Winter and Spring.
Licenses:Grassroots Coaching license 4v4 & 7v7 Course
Coach Kendall joined our Academy staff this past Fall season. This will be Kendall's first season coaching and he couldn't be more excited about it! Although he may be new to coaching, he has plenty of experience with the game of soccer. Having played growing up in various leagues, he spent most of his youth career playing for local clubs. Kendall played on Franklin College Men's team class of '17.