Camp Instructors

Omar Cummings
Lead Striker Camp Instructor

Professional

  • Colorado Rapids, 2007-2012
  • Houston Dynamo, 2013-2014
  • San Antonio Scorpions, 2015
  • FC Cincinnati, 2016-2017

National Team

  • Jamaica, 2008-2012

College

  • Cincinnati State, 2003-2004 (All American)
  • University of Cincinnati, 2005-2006 (Two Time - All Big East, All American)

 

Paul Nicholson
Lead All the Right Moves Instructor

 Professional

  • Played in 24 games last season totaling 1,616 minutes
  • Scored a goal against his former team, Wilmington Hammerheads
  • Named the 2011 and 2015 Supporters Player of the Year during his tenure with the Hammerheads
  • 2011 squad was a regular-season runner up
  • 2012 team advanced to the playoff final against Charleston Battery
  • Made over 100 USL professional appearances
  • Is the fourth player in league history to record 10,000 minutes played in the USL

 College

  • Alumnus of University of Rio Grande
  • Played 2005-09
  • 2008 first-team All-American
  • Voted the NAIA Most Valuable Defensive Player in 2008
  • Selected to the 2008 all-tournament team
  • All-AMC first-team honors

 

Jason Balach
Lead GK Camp Instructor

 Playing Resume

  • Wright State University- NCAA Division I GK (2001-2005)
  • Cincinnati Kings- USL Pro (2006)

 Coaching Resume

  • Indy Premier SC Staff Coach/ GK Coach
  • Ball State University Women's Soccer Assistant Coach
  • IUPUI Men's Soccer Assistant Coach
  • Indiana ODP Goalkeeper Coach
  • Noblesville United SC Staff Coach/ GK Coach
  • Hoosier FC Staff Coach
  • Kings Hammer SC Boys Academy, Central, and East GK Director
  • 10 years coaching experience- NCAA Division I and Youth Club Soccer

 

Mike Combs
Lead Little Kings & Queens Instructor

 Playing Resume

  • Mariemont High School- CHL Player of the Year 1991
  • Northern Kentucky University- NCAA Division II Midfielder

 Coaching Resume

  • Kings Hammer SC- YDA Director and Staff Coach (current)
  • Mariemont High School (1992-1995, 1998)
  • Indian Hill HS (1996-1997)
  • Ohio South Olympic Development Staff (2000-2005, 2009)
  • Ohio South ODP Head District Coach (2001-2003)
  • Earlham College Men's Asst. Coach- NCAA Division III (2001)
  • Cincinnati State Men's Soccer Head Coach- 14 years (2002-2016)
  • Super Clubs U17 National Team Staff- England Trip (2003, 2005, and 2006)
  • Director of Playmakers Academy Camps (2002-current)
  • Currently President of the Cincinnati Hills SAY Soccer League and former President of Madeira Youth Soccer