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Kalen Saddler Named Assistant DOC

By michianaechosc | December 11, 2018

Echo is pleased to announce that it has named Kalen Saddler as its Assistant Director of Coaching.  Kalen’s primary areas of responsibility will be Echo’s Academy and First Skills programs. Kalen played high school soccer locally at John Adams High School before playing collegiately at Holy Cross College.  While at Holy Cross, Kalen captained the…

Another Great Season of TopSoccer Concludes

By michianaechosc | October 14, 2018

This Saturday, Echo wrapped up another season of its award-winning TopSoccer program with an indoor session at Holy Cross College.  Over 40 athletes and dozens of volunteers participated in the program this season.  Echo would like to congratulate our awesome athletes on a great season and thank you for being a part of the Echo…

Mary Schalliol Earns TOPSoccer State Coaching Certificate

By michianaechosc | August 17, 2018

Echo’s TOPSoccer Director Mary Schalliol recently attended the 2018 US Youth Midwest Region TOPSoccer Symposium in the Chicago area, earning a TOPSoccer State Coaching Certificate.  Echo’s TOPSoccer program is designed to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any players, age 4 and up, who have a mental or physical disability.  Our goal…

Echo DOC Omar Gallo Earns UEFA B (Part 1) License

By michianaechosc | August 7, 2018

Echo DOC Omar Gallo recently completed part 1 of the UEFA B License course.  The UEFA course lasted for 10 days and was held in Dublin, Ireland.  Omar passed all three of his practicals and is now eligible to complete the final portion of the course (part 2) next year and earn his UEFA B…

Echo/Holy Cross Hosting Licensing Course on 8/11

By michianaechosc | July 15, 2018

Echo, together with Holy Cross College, will be hosting a licensing course for the 7v7 and 11v11 licenses under the new US Soccer licensing pathway.  The 9v9 course will be from 8:30 – 12:30 at Holy Cross.  The 11v11 course will be from 2:00 – 6:00 at Holy Cross.  All current and prospective Echo coaches…

Echo Names Three Technical Directors

By michianaechosc | June 29, 2018

Echo is pleased to announce that with our Coerver Indiana partners we have appointed three technical directors:  Sergio del Campo, Briant Estrella, and Christian Hall.  These outstanding coaches will work with our DOCs and coaches to develop and implement a technical curriculum for the teams within their areas of responsibility that is customized to each…

Kyle Zaber Named Penn High School Boys Head Coach

By michianaechosc | June 29, 2018

Michiana Echo’s Academy Director, Kyle Zaber, has been named the head coach of the Penn High School Boys soccer program.  Coach Kyle will continue as Echo’s Academy Director, where he has made a positive difference in the lives of many Echo players.  We are confident he will do the same as coach at Penn High…