Steve Domin has served Carthage College as Director of Soccer Operations, the head men’s and women’s soccer coach, and instructor in the Exercise and Sport Science Department at different points over the past 22 years. His guidance has made the Red Men and Lady Reds consistent winners. The Naperville, Ill. native continues to bring enthusiasm and a tireless work ethic to the lakeshore campus, helping him earn multiple College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Coach of the Year honors, as well as State & Collegiate Coach of the Year in 2011, 2015, and 2016.
Coach Domin holds a combined 366-220-45 overall record. Under Coach Domin’s direction Carthage has produced more than 100 All-CCIW performers, 53 All-State of Wisconsin Collegiate performers, 26 All-Midwest players, three NCAA All-Americans, conference Championships and multiple CCIW Player and Coach of the Year Honors. Carthage teams have been ranked in the top 10 by the NSCAA Regional & National Committee (1996, 1997, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016) and have competed in the NCAA National Championships on multiple occasions. In 2014, Coach Domin and the men’s soccer team eclipsed the 200 win plateau, and one of a handful of coaches to have surpassed 300 wins combined.
Coach Domin also is one of the Directors of Coaching for the local and area select and recreational club programs, holds an advanced national coaching license from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and a national license from the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), served on the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Championship Selection Committees, is a full-time lecturer in the Exercise and Sport Science Department at Carthage, and works extensively with the 5 Star program.
Coach Domin and his wife, Stephanie, Carthage’s Track & Field Coach, live in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., with their sons TY, 8, and TJ, 6.
Co-Directors and Staff
Chris Tindall - Associate Director/Coach & Current Kenosha Tremper H.S. Varsity Head Coach
Chris Tindall is entering his 14th season as the Tremper boys’ head coach in 2017. During his time with the Trojans, he has an overall mark of 225-70-34 and has coached Tremper to 11 regional championships in 13 years. The 2007 and 2009 teams both advanced to the WIAA State Tournament. He is a native of Peoria, IL and a 1993 graduate of Carthage College and was a stand-out soccer and football player. He has coached previously at Racine Prairie (1992-93), Kenosha Bradford (1995-97), and was an Assistant Varsity Coach at Carthage College (2001-2003). Coach Tindall served the Kenosha Unified School District as an elementary PE specialist from 1994-2013 and currently is a Dean of Students at Tremper. Chris is highly involved in competitive and youth soccer in the community. Coach Tindall can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pete Felske – Associate Director/Coach & Current Wheaton College Varsity Head Coach
The 2017 season marks Pete Felske’s 31st season as the head coach of the Wheaton soccer program. Felske is the only coach in the program’s successful history. Under his direction, Wheaton has won 17 CCIW Championships, appeared in eight NCAA Final Fours and won the 2004, 2006, and 2007 NCAA Division III National Championships. He has compiled an all-time record of 473-118-32 and has been named the CCIW Coach of the Year 13 times. Felske was the recipient of the National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA) Division III “Coach of the Year Award” in 2004, 2006 and 2007. He is third among current active Division III coaches in victories, and he is among the top 10 all-time win leaders among coaches at all NCAA levels of soccer. Felske has had 15 players recognized as All-America selections in his time at Wheaton. Additionally, Jessica Elsen was named the NSCAA Player of the Year in 2004; Laura Koontz won the award in 2006 and Taryne Lee was the honoree in 2007.Felske earned a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wheaton College in 1986. A former soccer player at Wheaton, he was a member of the 1984 NCAA Division III national championship team and was inducted into Wheaton’s “Hall of Fame” in 2002.Felske lives in Wheaton with his wife Jennifer and son Hayden. A 1988 Wheaton grad, Jennifer is a Podiatrist at Wheaton Orthopaedics in Carol Stream, Illinois. Coach Felske can be contacted at email@example.com
Sara Meyer – Associate Director/Coach & Current Carthage College Women’s Coach
Sara Meyer begins her seventh year as head coach in 2017 (50-53-8/6 years at Carthage/63-59-10, 7 years overall). Meyer was the head coach at Wartburg College in 2010 and guided the Knights to a 14-6-2 record and a second-round appearance in the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship. She served as an assistant coach at Wartburg for three years from 2007 to 2009, where she helped guide the Knights to their first-ever Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title their first-ever NCAA berth. Prior to Wartburg Meyer was the junior varsity coach at Wheaton Academy High School in Wheaton, Ill. A native of Glenview, Ill., she graduated from Wheaton College (Ill.) in 2005 with a bachelor’s in English after a three-year playing career for the Thunder. Meyer was a captain on Wheaton’s 2004 national-championship team that went 25-1. She earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Central Region honors in 2003 and 2004, All-CCIW honors from 2002 to 2004 and was named CCIW “Women’s Soccer Player of the Year” in 2003. Meyer is completing work on master’s in arts and teaching. Coach Meyer can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drew Baker — Goalkeeper Director/Coach & Current Indian Trail H.S. Varsity Coach
Drew Baker is the head girl’s varsity coach for Indian Trail, and started the program prior to the 2010 season Coach Baker also serves as the varsity assistant for Indian Trail’s boy’s soccer program. Prior to joining Indian Trail, Coach Baker served as the Junior Varsity Coach for Tremper High School, coaching the girls teams for six seasons, and the boys teams for five seasons. Coach Baker also was an assistant coach for Carthage College in 2006, and is the Director of Goalkeeping for Carthage’s Soccer Camps. Coach Baker continues his fourth year as the goalkeeping coach for one of the local area competitive soccer programs, formerly the United FC Soccer club, apart of the Kenosha Area Soccer League (KASL) of Kenosha, WI. Baker has his WYSA coaching license and enjoys coaching his son at the youth level. Drew Baker played collegiate soccer at Carthage College, where he received team MVP and All-Conference Honors. Coach Baker is currently a physical education, health, and specially designed P.E. teacher at Mahone Middle School. Coach Baker can be contacted at email@example.com
Todd Hardy – Day Camp Associate Director/Coach & Tremper H.S. Head Soccer Coach
Coach Hardy recently completed his 20th year as Girls Varsity Coach at Kenosha Tremper HS. Under his direction, the team has captured 9 conference championships, 7 conference runners up, 9 State Elite Eight qualifiers, 2 State Final Four appearances, 17 time Academic All American Team, and has been named WSCA Coach of the year several times at several levels. Coach Hardy was named the Wisconsin State Division 1 High School Coach of the Year in 2004. Todd is a Special Education Teacher at Tremper High School, Advisor-Tremper Student Government Community Services and Creator—Go Pink Soccer in Kenosha and Surrounding areas. Coach Hardy graduated from UW-Platteville (criminal justice), Univ. of Illinois (law enforcement), and UW-Milwaukee (special education), along National Louis University (Masters-Counseling). He played collegiately at UW-Rock County. Coach Hardy can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam Syphers – Camp Strength and Agility Director/Coach & Current Professional Trainer
The Director of Operations at Dynamic Sports Training (DTS) as well as the head of DST’s Summer and Boot Camp programs. Prior to working at DST, Adam coached and played collegiate football. At Northern State University (South Dakota) he was an All Conference WR and lead the team in receiving both season there en route to helping the Wolves win the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championship in 1999. After a record breaking senior season at NSU Adam signed with the Sioux Falls Storm of the National Indoor Football League. After his second season he jumped right in to coaching the following fall. He coached Wide Receivers at Menlo College, Running Backs at the University of Concordia, Saint Paul and Defensive Backs at Carthage College. While coaching the DB’s at Carthage College, The Red men led the nation in interceptions in 2004 with 31, won their first CCIW Championship in 20 Years and make it to the quarterfinals in the NCAA DIII playoffs. Adam stopped coaching football in 2006 and headed up fitness full time. He managed The Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center on campus. There he instructed group classes from Core Conditioning to Boot Camp Basics. From there he started working with a number of the school’s athletic teams with their off season training. He worked with Swim Teams, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Baseball and Men’s Volleyball.