BCSC Coaching Staff
Peter Ambrose was an owner / manager of the USL/PDL Soccer Team, the Colorado Rapids U-23 from 1999 to 2008. Ambrose was the head coach of the University of Colorado Men’s Soccer Team from 1999 to 2005 (national champions 2005). Ambrose has worked in the past with the following youth soccer clubs: Colorado Extreme, Boulder Junior Soccer / Nova Soccer Club, and BC Force Soccer Club. Coach Ambrose is an owner and the current Director of Coaching for Boulder Indoor Soccer, The BIS Academy, Longmont Indoor Soccer, and The LIS Academy.
Executive Director / Director of Coaching
Eric Schuler comes to Colorado from Jacksonville Florida, where he served as the Academy Director at Westside Soccer club, and as a coach in charge of player performance and assistant for Clay County ECNL and Florida Sol WPSL teams. Eric also works as an assistant coach at Metro State University.
Eric is currently pursuing the USSF A License, and has a NSCAA Premier and GK II, certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting, BS in Human Performance and Exercise Science with a minor in psychology. Eric previously studied at Steadman Hawkins Sports Performance in Denver Colorado under Loren Landow and his staff, training professional athletes, high level adult amateur athletes, and youth athletes from MLB, ECNL, NCAA D1-2, UFC, and the NFL.
Technical Director / DOC Prep and High School
Coach John Welsch brings an unprecedented level of coaching experience to BCSC. He previously was the Director of Coaching for FC Boulder for 28 years. He is a USSF “A” licensed coach and is also licensed USSF coaching instructor.
John’s coaching career was preceded by an amazing college and professional career. John was born and raised in Holland where he first took interest in the game. He attended college and played soccer in the USA; he was selected All-American while playing at North Texas University. He continued his career at the professional level, playing for the Chicago Sting of the North American Soccer League and the Dallas Americans of the American Soccer League.
Patrick Keane is the President and an owner of Boulder Indoor Soccer and Longmont Indoor Soccer. Patrick has previously coached youth soccer for recreational and competitive teams in Boulder, CO. Patrick moved to Boulder in 2001 where he attended college and played soccer at the University of Colorado.
U11-14 Director of Coaching, Office Administrator
Ryan was born and raised in Colorado and played club soccer in Colorado winning State, Regional and National championships including playing with the Colorado Rapids Academy and Regis University. He has coached for BIS/BCSC since 2012 as well as Alexander Dawson School, Centaurus High School Boys JV and other clubs in Colorado. Recently returned to Colorado from New Jersey after working with Global Premier Soccer New Jersey as a coach and Tournament Director. Ryan graduated from the University of Colorado in 2013. He currently holds a USSF C License, is pursuing the United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma and is an assistant coach at Colorado Christian University.
Director of Recreational
Lindsay Hollingsworth moved to Colorado in 2013 from North Carolina. She played for her high school varsity team and for Darlington Soccer Academy. Lindsay has been named Colorado Soccer Association Girls Developmental Coach of the Year. She has coached many teams for BCSC in the Prep, Competitive and Recreational programs. Lindsay holds a USSF D License and is currently pursuing a USSF C License.
Director of Grassroots