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May, 2018

We've Got BIG Exciting News!!

Adam Hunter has been named Technical Director overseeing all Player and Coach Development across the entire club. He will also continue his role as our Girls Director of Coaching.

As Technical Director, Coach Hunter was tasked with an important job to bring on a Boys D.O.C. who would help grow and develop our Boys program as well as help with the daily management of the club.

We are happy to announce that we have three individuals that are within our current staff who have agreed carry out this role.

Dylan Gruntzel and Ernesto Alcantara have been named as Directors of the KRW Academy (U5-U8) in addition to being Co-Directors of the Youth Boys (U9-U12)

Dylan Fiegel was named as the Senior Boys Director (U13-U19).

Ernesto will still keep his primary focus on the Academy while Dylan Gruntzel will focus on developing our U9-U12 boys. Dylan Fiegel has been presented with developing our older boys.

We caught up with Coach Gruntzel, Coach Fiegel and Coach Alcantara after being named for their new roles.

“I am glad to be able to assist in leading a great organization and help grow the boys side both with quality players and coaches. Dylan Fiegel and I have already begun to work together to set goals and expectations for the boys programs and to continue to expand Kansas Rush in the Wichita area.” Said Coach Gruntzel 

Dylan Gruntzel has most recently been the Head Coach of the KRW 02G, 05G, Assistant KRW Goal Keeping Coach, Assistant Newman University Women’s Coach, East High Head Women’s Coach, and the Director of Coerver Wichita.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to be named Senior Boys Director for Kansas Rush Wichita. I am looking forward to using my experience as the varsity boys and girls coach at Wichita Heights High School to assist the club. I am excited to get to work and bring in passionate coaches and players who want to grow and develop. Dylan Gruntzel and I are very fortunate to work with the best staff in the city and we can’t wait to get to work and help grow the boy’s side of Kansas Rush Wichita.” Said Dylan Fiegel. 

Dylan Fiegel has most recently been the KRW 04B Head Coach as well as the Head Varsity Boys and Girls Coach at Heights High School. Dylan also has his Masters Degree in Education and is a full-time Social Studies Teacher for USD 259.

“Kansas Rush Wichita is a club that puts the education of our players first by educating our coaches and by recruiting coaches who want to keep learning and who want to continue their coaching education as well. This new role provides me the opportunity to support this philosophy by supporting the players, supporting the coaches and supporting our families so that we continue to provide an environment of the highest quality in Wichita.” Said Coach Alcantara 

Ernesto Alcantara has most recently been our Academy Head Coach as well as our 99G Head Coach.  Ernesto also has his Masters Degree in Education with a full-time job as a Physical Education Teacher for USD 259.

“Our coaches and players will continue to be the face of this club and we want to surround ourselves with as many good people as possible.  I am so proud and constantly boast about the number of quality people we have in the club.  The number of nationally licensed coaches, high school and college coaches, coaches with a degree in education.  We are educators of young people and believe in continuing education.  We are not just doers, but also learners…and that is powerful in terms of evolving.” Said Coach Hunter

Kansas Rush Wichita continues to work hard to be the leader in player development for Wichita area youth soccer while also developing our coaches to help pave the pathway for our youth players success, love and enjoyment for the game.

We are excited Kansas Rush Wichita members can benefit from the addition of these four coaches experience and their passion to develop great Rush players!!!




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