Friday, June 17, 2011

 Welcome, Matt Trumpp

The Sporting Kansas City Juniors youth development academy welcomes Matt Trump as the head coach for the 2011-12 U13 Juniors. Trumpp (shown on right) joins Boris Pardo (goalkeepers), Dustin Ottesen (U14s), Jon Parry (U16s) and Paul Rideout (U18s) on the Sporting Kansas City Juniors coaching staff for the upcoming 2011-12 season.

He is a proud Baker soccer alum and has coached at Blue Valley Soccer Club since 2005. His full bio is below...

Trumpp is a Kansas City native who played collegiately at Baker University after graduating from Olathe South High School in 2001. He was a mainstay in the Wildcats lineup, starting every game of his college career and leading the program to NAIA national tournament appearances in each of his final three seasons. Trumpp was a two-time All-Conference honoree and in 2004 received All-Region and All-American recognition for his stellar defensive play. As a senior, Trumpp was the Heart of America Athletic Conference’s Player of the Year and was also named Baker’s Student-Athlete of the Year. Most recently, he was inducted into the Baker Soccer Hall of Fame in 2009. Trumpp began his coaching career at Olathe East High School, assisting both the boys and girls programs, and has been on the boys coaching staff of the Blue Valley Stars since 2005. He led the BVSC U16 Boys to State Cup championship appearances each of the last two years and also won the 2011 State Cup in the U12 Boys division, while guiding the U15 Boys to a third-place finish. Trumpp lives in Gardner, Kansas and teaches in the Olathe School District. 

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