Alen holds the USSF 'B' license. He learned the game under direction of professional coaches at FC Sarajevo, FC Bosnia, and the Bosnian Indoor National League.
He later played with the Des Moines Menace and Mount Mercy University while earning a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. Alen earned Conference Player of the Year, First Team All-Region, All-American honors, and Mount Mercy 2011 Hall of Fame.He coached Iowa City High School team where he was honored twice as Coach of the Yearin the Mississippi Valley Conference. Alen enriches the CRSA culture and tradition with unique experience and passion for the game.
Drago is originally from Belgrade, Serbia where he played from youth to senior ranks for over 16 years.
Drago earned a Bachelor's degree while playing for Mount Mercy University where he started all four years, was All-Conference selection all four years, and MVP in 2006.For the past four summers he played for the Vermont Voltage PDL team. Drago has spent time coaching in Vermont, Xavier and Linn-Mar High Schools. He holds the USSF 'C' license.
Ash holds the USSF 'D' License, teaches eight grade math at Taft Middle School and was the heads girl's soccer coach at Jefferson High School for over 10 years. Ash works with the developing CRSA members using his enthusiasm and passion to instill a love for the game. They focus on ball skills, sportmanship, and teamwork.
Ash holds a Master's in Educational Leadership and lives in Cedar Rapids with his wife and two children.
As a coach in Eastern Iowa for ten years Jason has a great appreciation for the soccer community and his role within it. Teaching children the game he loves is very rewarding, and he have seen how the game can change children's lives for this is where (for some) they experience success for the first time.
Jason holds the USSF 'B' license and have studied under UEFA A Licensed coaches. He holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Iowa.
Milos was born in Croatia but grew up in Novi Sad, Serbia.
His soccer career comprises of playing both professional and semi-professional including in the PDL for the Westchester Flames. Milos later played one year at Missouri Valley College. Then, while finishing his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Milos played his final season at Mount Mercy University where he was selected for the 1st Team All- Conference Award.
He coached with West Deleware High School for the last two seasons. Milos was the head soccer coach and possesses high school coaching authorization and the U.S. National E. license.
Rocki played collegiate tennis at the University of Nebraska. She played club soccer and began coaching in the Cedar Rapids after graduating college. She has coached at Five Seasons Soccer Club , Marion Soccer Club, Regis middle school and Xavier high school.
She was an active club member in CRSA for over 7 years.
She holds a National E license. She has 4 grown children and 2 grand children. Rocki has over 30 years of coaching experience in the Cedar Rapids metro area.
Ann is originally from Minnesota where she played for a few competitive clubs around the Twin Cities for 14 years. She then played for Mount Mercy College while completing her Bachelor's degree in biology. She has 6 years of experience coaching with club soccer in the Cedar Rapids area, as well as Xavier High School.
She loves to instill confidence, respect, unity and tenacity on and off the field. Ann holds a USSF F license and will earn her E license this year.
Kenan was born and raised in Podzvizd, Bosnia and Herzegovina where he played youth soccer.
He went to Mount Mercy University where he earned his Bachelor's Degree while playing soccer all four years. Kenan coached in the Cedar Rapids are for two year when he was in college.
Last four years he played in the Quad Cities Soccer League for Jalisco FC, and QC International. He won the premier league championship with Jalisco FC and then helped his friend run QC International.
Kenan's coaching philosophy is to challenge and motivate his players to reach their highest potential.
Coach Nenad has been playing soccer for over 16 years and has played for several Serbian teams, like the very popular Red Star Belgrade. Nenad is currently the goalkeeper coach for Mount Mercy University where he acquired his second degree in Business Marketing.
Nenad was nominated for Honorable Mention for the last two years and was the MVP in 2008. Nenad holds Iowa Coaching Authorization certificate and is a certified referee for High Schools.