Matt Kesler has been hired as the Goalkeeper Coach. He began working with OE shot stoppers in February. The Memphis, Tennessee, native most recently played with the Cincinnati Dutch Lions in the PDL.
Prior to his stint in Cincinnati, Kesler guarded the posts at Union University in Jackson, TN.
“Matt is a great addition to our staff. He is young and energetic. His recent playing experience will allow him to provide our goalkeepers with valuable insight on the position. I am certain that he will continue our tradition of producing high level goalkeepers that go on to enjoy outstanding college careers,” said Tim Lesiak, Executive Director of Coaching.
Kesler comes with excellent coaching experience. He has been the head coach with Birmingham United, Collierville Soccer, Trinity Christian Academy, and Northern Kentucky Soccer Association. He has served as GK Coach with Birmingham, Collierville, and Briarcrest Christian School.
Kesler garnered All-Conference and All-Academic honors his senior season at Union University. He holds the USSF National 'D' License and United Soccer Coaches Level 1 Goalkeeping Diploma.