St. Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club

SLSG MO ECNL Coaching Staff

Coaching Staff Bios


Ralph Richards

ECNL Director, U16, U17, U19 Head Coach

License Level:  

USSF A License

Additional Relevant Degrees: 

Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science, University of Indianapolis, IN

 

Coaching Experience

2001-2011 – Carmel United Soccer Club Staff Coach, Junior Girls Director, Girls Director of Coaching

2012-2013 - Saint Louis University Women’s Assistant Coach

2012-2013 - SLSG Staff Coach

2012-2017 – ID2-US Club Soccer & PDP-ECNL Coach

2014-2015 - STLFC Assistant Coach

2013-Current - SLSG Missouri Elite and ECNL Director

 

Playing Experience: 

Collegiate: University of Indianapolis, IN 1998-2002

Professional: West Michigan EDGE, Grand Rapids, MI 2001-2002

 

 


Scott McDoniel

SLSG MO Girls Director of Coaching, U13, U14, U15 ECNL Head Coach

License Level:  

USSF C License

NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

Additional Relevant Degrees: 

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Saint Louis University

Bachelor of Arts in History/Certification to Teach Secondary Social Science, Harris Stowe

 

Coaching Experience

1996-2008 - Busch Soccer Club/St. Louis Soccer Club, Director of Player Development

1998-2008 - John Burrough School, Boys and Girls High School Soccer Coach

2008-2011 - SLSG WPSL Head Coach

2008-Current - SLSG MO Girls Director of Coaching

 

Playing Experience: 

Collegiate: Saint Louis University, MO 1989-1993

Professional: St. Louis Ambush, St. Louis Steamers, St. Louis Knights, Milwaukee Rampage, Carolina Dynamo 1993-1998

National: 1987 US Soccer U17 National Team

 

 


Shaunna Brandt

ECNL Administrator

License Level:  

NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

Additional Relevant Degrees: 

Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science, Indiana University

Masters of Exercise Physiology, Illinois State University

 

Coaching Experience

2004-2008 – Illinois ODP Staff Coach

2004-2010 - Region II ODP Staff Coach

2006-2008 - Illinois State University Assistant Coach and Goal Keeper Coach

2009-2012 – University of Missouri, Assistant Coach and Goal Keeper Coach

2015-2017 - US Soccer National Training Center Staff Coach

2012-Current - SLSG MO Girls Staff Coach, ECNL Administrator, Missouri Girls Registrar and College Coordinator

 

Playing Experience: 

Collegiate: Indiana University, 2000-2003

Professional: Chicago Cobras, IL 2001 & Indiana Blaze, IN 2002

 

 


David Comens

ECNL Goalkeeping Coach U15, U16, U17, U19

License Level:  

USSF C License

NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma Level 1+2

Additional Relevant Degrees: 

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Missouri-Columbia

M.B.A Webster University, MO

Coaching Experience

2013-2015 - SLSG MO Boys U14/U15 Developmental Academy Goalkeeping Coach

2013-2015 - STLFC U20 Goalkeeping Coach

2014-Current - Lindenwood University Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach/Goalkeeping Coach (DII)

2014-Current - Webster University Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach/Goalkeeping Coach (DIII)

2015-Current - SLSG Missouri Girls Goalkeeping Coach

 

Playing Experience: 

Collegiate: University of Missouri-Columbia Club Soccer

 

 


Brian Woodward

ECNL Goalkeeping Coach, U13, U14, U15 

License Level:  

USSF F License

Additional Relevant Degrees: 

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Webster University, MO

Minors in Finance and Media Communication, Wester University, MO

Coaching Experience

2013-Current - Eureka HIgh School Assistant Soccer Coach (Boys and GIrls) 

2015-Current - Maryville University Assistant Mens Soccer Coach

2013-Current - SLSG Goalkeeping Coach

 

Playing Experience: 

Collegiate: Webster University, MO 2010-2014

 

 


Emily Costabile

SLSG MO Athletic Trainer

 

Relevant Degrees: 

Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science, Saint Louis University, MO

Masters in Athletic Training, Saint Louis University, MO

 

Training Experience

Fall 2013 - Clinical Rotation at CBC High School

Fall 2014 - Clinical Rotation at Washington University Men's and Women's Soccer Teams

Spring 2014 - Clinical Rotation at SLU

Summer 2014 - Internship with Philadelphia 76er's Sports Medicine

Fall 2015 - Clinical Rotation at Washington University Men's and Women's Soccer Teams

2015-Current - Mercy Athletic Trainer with SLSG Missouri Boys and Girls

 

Playing Experience: 

Collegiate: Saint Louis University Women's Club Soccer Team

 

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