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Legacy Training Staff - GM, Directors and Coaches

Mark Powell - Director of Boys/Girls Program and GM

Training Experience:

1988-1992 - Lincoln-Way Soccer Club boys and girls coach
1989-1992 -  Praire State Games girls coach
1992 - Lincoln-Way Central High School sophomore girls coach/varsity assistant coach; girls final 8 in State
1992 - Lincoln-Way Central High School sophomore boys coach; conference champs
1993-2010 - Chicago Magic SC boys coach U8 thru U19
1999-2003 - Bremen High School varsity coach; conference champs 1999, 2000 and 2001; regional champions 1999, 2001, and 2003
2009 - Lincoln-Way West High School assistant varsity coach
Holds a "D" License

2016/2017 Joliet Jr College Girls Assistant Coach
Playing Experience:

1982-1988 - Lincoln-Way Soccer Club
1984-1988 - Lincoln-Way Central High School; captain junior/senior years; all area/all conference/all sectional/all state; first Lincoln-Way team to win conference and regionals; undefeated junior and senior years until state playoffs; first Lincoln-Way player to play Division 1 and received full scholarship
1986-1995 - Prairie State Games for blue-gray area
1988-1992 - University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC); captain 1991-1992

1988-2012 - Metropolitan Soccer League and National Soccer League with several teams

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Nigel Dillard - Coach

Training Experience:

2010 Soccer - Legacy SC
2010 Soccer - Private training during spring and summer

Playing Experience:

1998-2001 - Park Forest Wings
2001-2005 - Homewood Flossmoor SC
2005-2007 - Chicago Magic SC under Mark Powell
2003-2006 - Rich South High School: All Conference and All Sectional 2005 and 2006; Captain 2006
2007-2011 - Olivet Nazarene University: Captain 2010

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Jeff Brown - Coach


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Training Experience

  • Goal Keeper Coach Girls Lockport Township High School (2006-2010)
  • Varsity Head Coach Boys Lockport Township High School (2000, 2002- 2007)
  • Sophomore Coach Boys and Girls Lockport Township High School (1996-1999, 2001)
  • Assistant Varsity Coach/ Head JV Girls Lincoln-Way Community High School (1993)
  • Sophomore Coach Girls Lincoln-Way Community High School (1994-1996)
  • Freshmen Coach Boys Lincoln-Way Community High School (1994-1995)
  • Assistant Varsity/ Sophomore Coach Girls Bolingbrook High School (1991)
  • Co-Head Coach John Muir Middle School, Wausau, WI (1989)

Youth/Club Coaching

  • 2008-2010 U8-U10 Homer Soccer Club Coach/Trainer
  • 2004-2008 LTHS Youth Indoor Soccer Clinic Director


High School All-Star Classic Coach
*Coached All-Area South team - 2000

Organizations: NSCAA National Soccer Coaches Association of America
                           IHSSCA Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association *Section #14 Coordinator (2000)

Certifications: USSF “D” License
                          NSCAA State Goalkeeping License
 

EJ Kirn- Assistant High School Boys Director and Coach

Playing background

2011-Chicago Magic

2012-Victor J. Andrew High School(Windy City Ram Classic MVP Goalkeeper)

2012-2013-Lemont Raiders US Club Soccer, MRL, and US Youth Squad member

2013-University Of Illinois At Springfield DIV:2

Training Expierence

Hold a National "D" License
IHSA "ASEP" License
2013-2014-Summer Camps and Summer Leagues at Victor J. Andrew High School
2014-2016 Lincoln Way West GK Trainer
2015- Current GK Coach Lockport HS Boys/Girls
2016-2017 Joliet Junior College assistant Coach
2017 -Present Men’s Assistant Coach Benedictine University 
Big Cat GK Trainer
2014-current-Legacy SC

Kevin Allen - Coach

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Leslie Rodgers - Coach