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men's soccer media guide 2012-13


About the NAIA The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, is the governing body for athletics programs at its nearly 300 colleges and universities throughout the United States and Canada. The long-held mission of the NAIA is to promote the education and development of wellrounded students and productive citizens through intercollegiate athletics. The Association offers equitable access and opportunities for participation in its 23 national championship events held annually throughout the country. Today, the NAIA strengthens its commitment to student-athletes and strives to enrich their college experience by supporting academic achievement and character development. NAIA Champions of Character is the association’s innovative flagship program designed to instill character values in student-athletes, coaches and youth in the communities it serves. To learn more visit www.NAIA.org.


SCHEDULE Home games played at Ultimate Soccer are listed in crimson.

August 22 24 29

1 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 4 p.m.

Bluffton University Ohio Mid-Western College Concordia College

4:30 p.m. TBA p.m. 2:30 p.m. 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. 7 p.m. 4 p.m.

Calument College Tourney Calument College Tourney Madonna University Lawrence Tech Marygrove College Huntington University Siena Heights University John Carrol University Defiance College

3 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m. 4 p.m.

Great Lakes Christian College Kuyper College Saginaw Valley State University Andrews University Purdue University @ Calumet Grace Bible College

September

1 2 5 8 11 15 19 22 25

October

2 9 12 14 20 23


COACHING STAFF Head Coach Keith Keitz, 3rd Season Keith Keitz enters his third year as the Rochester College Head Men's Soccer coach. Before beginning his college coaching career, Keitz coached at Armada High School where he led the Lady Tigers to five conference championships and four district championships. Keitz also coached the boy's soccer team to four second place finishes, one third place finish, one district championship, and one regional championship. In 2005, Keitz earned the MHSSCA Regional Coach of the Year, Blue Water Area Conference Coach of the Year, and the Armada High School Coach of the Year. 2006-08, Keitz became a regular as the Armada High School Coach of the Year while earning the Blue Water Area Girls Coach of the Year. Keitz has also coached several club teams including: North Macomb Soccer Club, Michigan Metro Stars Soccer Club, Vardar Soccer Club, and Bloomfield Force Soccer Club. He also holds a USSF C license. Keitz's playing experience included Coker College (1982-1983), Macomb Community College (1978-1979) where he earned NJCAA AllState honors, Midwest Regional Select Team (1978), State Cup Championship Team (1978), and Michigan Youth Soccer League (1970-1978).

Chris Hall Assistant Coach, 1st Season Chris Hall enters his first year as Rochester College assistant coach. A former four year player and Captain at RC, Hall was part of the 2006 USCAA national championship team as well as a two time All-American. Hall brings six years coaching experience to the Warriors program, and holds both a USSF National C license, and a National Youth License. Hall is currently a coaches education instructor for the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association, and is on the coaching staff for the boys Olympic Development Program. He currently coaches club soccer at Rochester Soccer Club.


THE TEAM JR

GK

0

David Fleming 5'10" 190 Eastpointe, MI South Lake HS

FR

GK

1

Ryan St. John 6' 2" 190 Davisburg, MI Holly HS

M

2

Tyler Stephens FR 6' 170 Roseville, MI Bishop Foley HS

Ethan Davenport FR 5' 8" 150 Rochester, MI Stoney Creek HS

D

3 4

Troy Mannino SO D 5'7" 160 Clinton Twp., MI Chippewa Valley HS


Sergio Lopez SR 6' 180 Bogota, Columbia Delta College Devin Papuga FR 5' 11" 170 White Lake, MI Holly HS

D

Hayden Clark JR 5' 9" 150 Shelby Twp., MI Eisenhower HS

M

D

8

Daniel Seargeant SO 5' 8" 180 Wallasey, England Mossland HS SR

F

9

Chad Helberg 6' 180 Hazel Park, MI Hazel Park HS

Robert Ekrem SR 5' 11" 170 Naddeoud, Norway

F

5 6 7

10

D


11 12 13 15 17 19

Anthony Goucher FR M 5'11" 165 Shelby Twp., MI Utica HS Bilal Belmihoub FR F 6' 1" 180 Bloomfield Hills, MI Rochester HS Douglas Steinard JR 6' 3" 190 Rochester Hills, MI Rochester HS

D

Justin Kane FR 5' 10" 150 Rochester Hills, MI Rochester Adams HS

F

Pete Nelson 5' 11" 160 Waterford, MI Homeschool

SR

D

Jon Danski 5' 11" 155 Ray Twp., MI Armada HS

FR

F


20 21

Ethan West SO 6' 2" 180 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak HS

M

Joey Beshara 5' 11" 155 Troy, MI Troy HS

M

JR


26 99

Joey Franchini SO 6' 2" 175 Rochester Hills, MI Rochester HS

D

Joshua Cassidy SO GK 5' 11" 175 Chesterfield, MI Lutheran High North


ROCHESTER COLLEGE ATHLETICS QUICK FACTS College Information Location: Rochester Hill, Michigan Nickname: Warriors Mascot: "Wally" the Warrior Enrollment: 1,000 Founded: 1959 Colors: Crimson and White President: Dr. Rubel Shelly Athletic Director: Klint Pleasant Athletic Director Emeritus: Garth Pleasant Facility (Capacity): Ultimate Soccer (1,000) Athletic Department Phone/Fax: 248-218-2181/2225 Affiliations: National Assocation of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division I Men's Soccer Information Head Coach: Keith Keitz Alma Mater (Year): Coker College (1987) Record at Rochester College (Years): 15-18-1 (3) 2011 Team Record: 8-9

Media Information Sports Information Director: Jordan Ackerman jackerman@rc.edu 248-218-2167 Warrior Athletics Website: rochestercollegewarriors.com


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Men's Soccer Media Guide 2012-13