Coaching Staff Goalkeeper

Core Goalkeeper Coaches

  • Chris Sharpe

    Core Goalkeeper Academy Director

    About Chris Sharpe


    Representative Football
    2000/2001 Australian U/20 World Youth Championships Team
    2004 Australian U/23 Athens Olympic Games Team

    Club Football
    1998-2000: Blackburn Rovers Football Club
    2000/2001: Southampton Football Club
    2001-2003: Northern Spirit Football Club
    2003/2004: Parramatta Power Football Club
    2004/2005: Chesterfield Football Club
    2006 – 2007: Viborg FF
    2007-08:  Koge Boldklub
    2008-2012: Colorado Rapids. (MLS USA)

    Coaching History
    2013 – Current: Colorado Rapids First Team Goalkeeper Coach. (MLS)
    2010: Regis University Men’s Goalkeeper Coach.
    2009 – Current: US Soccer Men’s Colorado Training Center Goalkeper Coach.
    2008- Current: Colorado Rapids Academy Director of Goalkeeping.
    2008 – Current: Core Goalkeeper Academy Director

    1993-1999 Graduated The Hills Grammar School (Australia)

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    Andy Current

    Core Goalkeeping Assistant Director

    About Andy Current

    • Name: Andrew Current
    • Coaching Bio: Core GK Academy 2008 – Present Assistant Director of Coaching, Colorado Rapids Academy 2013 – Present Assistant Director of Goalkeeping, Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club 2009 – Present Director of Goalkeeping, Metro State University 2008-12 – Womens Assistant Coach/Goalkeeper Coach, FC Boulder 2009 -2013 – Director of Goalkeeping, Real Colorado 2006-2008 – Coached High School Boys and Girls in addition to Staff GK Coach
    • Playing History: 1998-2000 Starter at William Jewell College, 2005 -2007 PASL and PDL State teams, 2003-2011 Colorado Amateur Soccer League
    • Education: B.S – Finance Metro State University, Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Med Program –CU Denver 2012-present
    • License: USSF C License 2010, NSCAA Level II GK License 2009
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    Philip Jackson

    About Philip Jackson

    • Name: Philip Jackson (PJ)
    • Birth Place: Alexandria, LA
    • Coaching Bio: May 2008 – Present –  Core Goalkeeper Academy, 2011 – 2013 – Asst. Goalkeeper Coach – Colorado Rapids Development Academy, 2001 – 2003 – Mens and Womens Goalkeeper Coach – Southwestern Oklahoma State University, NSCAA Goalkeeping Level I & II Diploma’s
    • Playing History:  1997 – 2001 – Starting goalkeeper St.Gregory’s University, 2008 – 2009 – Colorado Lightning – PASL
    • Personal: In his spare time, Phillip enjoys running, hiking, and snowboarding
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    Brandyn Bumpas

    About Brandyn Bumpas

    • Name: Brandyn Bumpas
    • Coaching Bio: Core GK Academy 2009 – Present, Colorado Mesa University Assistant Coach 2013 – Present, Core GK director of Staff  2010 – present, Colorado Edge Select Director of Goalkeeping 2010 – 2012
    • Playing History: North Carolina State University 2007 – 2009, Colorado Mesa University 2012 – 2014, USMNT U18-U20 2005 – 2007
    • Personal: Bachelors in Sports Management at Colorado Mesa University 2012 – present, NSCAA Level II GK License 2009
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    Gary Seville

    About Gary Seville

    • Name: Gary Seville
    • Birth Place: Fort Collins, CO
    • Coaching Bio: Core Soccer Academy May 2013 – Present, Storm FC Head Coach and Assistant Director of Goalkeeping May 2013 – Present, Arsenal Colorado Head Coach 2012 – 2013
    • Playing History: ODP Colorado Goalkeeper 2009 – 2010, Arsenal Colorado Gold 2003 – 2010, Fort Collins High School Varsity 2007 – 2010
    • Personal: I graduated from Colorado State University in 2014 with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems (CIS). Along with coaching, I am currently working for a startup software development company in Fort Collins. My favorite hobbies include: snowboarding, dirt biking, hiking and golfing!
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    Brent McKim

    About Brent McKim

    • Name: Brent McKim
    • Coaching Bio: 2008-present : Core Goalkeeper Academy Staff Goal Keeper Coach, 2010-present : Colorado Storm Academy FC Youth Club Team Coach, 2009-present: Colorado State Women’s Soccer Club Head Coach (4x Region V Champions), 2009 – 2010 – Northern Colorado Soccer Club – Director of Goal Keeping, 2009 – 2010 – Northern Colorado Soccer Club – Youth Club Team Coach, 2007 – 2009 – Thompson Soccer Association – Competitive Commissioner (DOC Responsibilities), 2006 – 2009 – Thompson Soccer Association –  Club Goal Keeper Coach, 2006 – 2009 – Thompson Soccer Association – Youth Club Team Coach
    • Playing History: 2009-2010 season – Colorado Lightning goal keeper ,PASL-Pro League, 2008-2010 seasons – Fort Collins Fury starting goal keeper, PASL-Premier League, 4 year starter New Jersey Institute of Technology: NCAA DII captain, team MVP
    • License: USSF ‘National D’ License
    • Referee Experience: USSF Grade 8 Referee with 20 years experience – youth and adult leagues
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    Craig Alston

    About Craig Alston

    • Name: Craig Alston
    • Birth Place: Durham, England
    • Coaching Bio: I came to the US from England 5 years ago to pursue a career in coaching. Since then I have worked with all levels of players from ages 3-19 in a number of different states across the country. I currently coach at Broomfield Soccer Club and have done so for the past 3 years. I currently coach U12 Boys whom are current President Cup Champions, U16 Girls and I am the head Goalkeeper coach at the club. In my time in North Denver I also assisted Legacy High School varsity girls along with being the Goalkeeper coach. In that season we were 5A conference champions and state semi finalists. I currently have my NSCAA Advanced National, English FA C license, English FA C license in Goalkeeping, English Youth Module and a BA Honors Degree in Sport and Leisure.
    • Playing History: Growing up in England I played for my local competitive team throughout my youth years along with playing for my district and county (regional/odp equivalent). Whilst playing for Bishop Auckland District we were U15 National finalists. I was selected as the third choice goalkeeper for Great Britain Catholic Schools for the FISEC games. At the age of 17 I also played two seasons semi professionally in the English Northern League for Tow Law Town and Spennymoor FC, before going to university. At University I played a number of games for Leeds Metropolitan before moving into coaching and concentrating on my degree.
    • Personal: In the little time I have away from coaching, I enjoy playing golf, mountain biking, skiing, attending/watching sporting events such as NFL, MLS and NHL. I spend a lot of time socializing with friends, coaches and colleagues.
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    Issa Bissau

    About Issa Bissau

    • Name: Issa Bissau
    • Birthplace: Denver, CO
    • Coaching Bio: Core GK Academy – Present
    • Playing History: Colorado Rush 2003-2009 (2009) National Semi-finalists U-19, Region 4 champions U-19, State Cup champions U-19, (2008) Development Academy Western conference champions U-18, 4th place Development Academy finals week U-18, (2007) Surf Cup champions U-17, Surf Cup Goalkeeper MVP, (2006-2007) Region IV Team, (2007-2008) US National Team Pool
    • Personal: Fan of Arsenal FC, have two dogs (Penny and Cooper)
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    Dade Smith

    About Dade Smith

    • Name: Dade Smith
    • Birth Place: Natchez, Mississippi
    • Coaching Bio: Boulder High School 2011-2013, Core Goalkeeper Academy 2011-Present
    • Playing History: Bozeman Apex (Club), Gonzaga University (College), Spokane Shadow, Spokane Spiders (USL, PDL)
    • Personal: Away from coaching I work as a Physical Therapist at Lone Peak Physical therapy. Outside of work I enjoy mountain biking,snowboarding, and fly fishing. I have been married since 2011 to my wife, Michaela.
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    Charlie D’Adamio

    CORE Goalkeeping Staff Coach

    About Charlie D’Adamio

    • Name: Charlie D’Adamio
    • Birth Place: Denver, Colorado
    • Coaching Bio: Started coaching at Core since the fall of 2014. Also assistant Goalkeeper coach for Colorado Rapids Youth teams.
    • Playing History: Played for the Colorado Rapids Developmental Academy for 1 year. Played collegiate soccer for 1 year at Metro State.
    • Personal: I enjoy mountain biking, hiking, camping, and being outdoors.
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    Brad Holub

    Core Goalkeeping Staff Coach

    About Brad Holub

    • Name: Brad Holub
    • Birth Place: Denver, Colorado
    • Coaching Bio: Have been with Core since May 2014
    • Playing History: Played on the Colorado Rapids u16 and u18 DA teams. During this time I trained with the Colorado Rapids 1st team. After high school I went to play at UNLV for a year.
    • Personal: Currently I am studying finance at Colorado State University. My favorite days are spent on a lake wakeboarding.
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    Josh Everest

    About Josh Everest

    • Name: Josh Everest
    • Birth Place: Salisbury, England
    • Coaching History: Core Goalkeeping Academy 2015-Present, Broomfield FC, Brockenhurst College, Salisbury City FC, Balham Blazers academy (London)
    • Playing History: Salisbury City FC, AFC Bournemouth, Kingston University London (Captain)
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    Keenan Dowling

    About Keenan Dowling

    • Name: Keenan Dowling
    • Birth Place: Boulder, CO
    • Coaching Bio: Core Goalkeeping Academy 2014 – Present
    • Playing History: FC Boulder, Fairview High School
    • Personal: I am a freshman at CU Boulder studying political science.  I enjoy spending lots of time with my friends, family, and dogs. I also enjoy skiing, snowboarding, and sailing in my free time!
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    Connor Gavigan

    About Connor Gavigan

    • Name: Connor Gavigan
    • Birthplace: Greenville, North Carolina
    • Coaching Bio: Core GK Academy Fall 2015 – Present
    • Playing History: 2012 – present playing for the Colorado Rapids Development Academy, Committed to Creighton University for the fall of 2016
    • Personal: Enjoy hiking and music
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    Jesse McGinley

    About Jesse McGinley

    • Name: Jesse McGinley
    • Birth Place: Truckee, CA
    • Coaching Bio: Dynasty Goalkeeping Staff (North Carolina, 2013-present), Arsenal U-10 Boys (2014), Private Goalkeeping (2013-present), Colorado Storm Head Coach U18 and U8 Select teams (Fall 2016), Assisted Storm goal keeping training (Jan. 2016-present), Core Soccer Academy (Aug. 2016-present)
    • Playing History: Colorado State University (2014-2016), 2 year starter, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2012-2014), conference title, W-20 Fredericksburg Impact, W-20 National Championship, Fredericksburg Impact, VA USL W-League (2013), starter, High School/Club/ODP:, Nevada ODP (Las Vegas, NV: 2006-2009), Placer United (Sacramento, CA; 2009-2012), NorCal State Title, Truckee High School, 3 Nevada state titles
    • Personal: Will be graduating in December 2016 from Colorado State with a degree in food science and human nutrition.
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    Tucker Schneider

    About Tucker Schneider

    • Name: Tucker Schneider
    • Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Coaching Bio: Intern coach for Core GK Academy (2012-2015), Coach for Core GK Academy (2012-Present), Coach for Broomfield Soccer Club and Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club
    • Playing History: Colorado Rapids Developmental Academy (2012-2015), Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (2016)
    • Personal: Student at MSU Denver, Majoring in Earth and Space Science Education