High School Varsity Head Coach - Brian Ressler
Coach Ressler has 17 years of coaching experience, starting with Redland Soccer Club in 2001. He next spent 8 years with the LDC United organization coaching various boys and girls teams from U9 up through graduation. Coach Ressler acquired his referee license and experienced the ins and outs of the game from that perspective for a few years. In 2013 he became Head Coach of the City Islanders U23 Womens' team which was subsequently moved to Hershey Soccer Club. After the team's move to Hershey as a Womens' Professional Soccer League team, he recruited and coached a great team of ladies who made the playoffs their first year with Hershey. Since that time he has also coached several girls' and boys' youth teams with the Hershey Soccer Club including students from the Elizabethtown School District. Coach Ressler has the following licenses and coaching diplomas; NSCAA Premier National Diploma, USSF National "D" License, NSCAA Small Sided Diploma, and NSCAA Futsal Diploma.
From the personal side of Coach Ressler's life, he lives in Middletown with his 3 Huskies and works for TE Connectivity in Harrisburg. Soccer has been his passion since he was 4 years old. Due to his love of the game, he considers finding coaching 17 years ago as a blessing. He looks forward to every practice he runs and every game he coaches. Coach loves teaching others the game that has brought him so much joy. His favorite professional team is Liverpool F.C..
High School JV Coach – Katie Leverentz
Coach Leverentz is back with us this year as EASD High School JV soccer coach. Coach Leverentz was a member of the EGS program from 06-09 and the 07, 08 Section championship teams. She was credited with 3 LL-League All Star awards. Leverentz continued playing soccer at Shippensburg University where she was a major offensive weapon for the Lady Raiders earning all PSAC First-Team accolades. While at Shippensburg, over half of her career goals were game winning goals. Leverentz also assisted with the Raiders Soccer Academy camp for 3 years, primarily serving as a counselor and recruiting coordinator. She graduated from Ship in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree as well as a minor in communication and journalism. Coach Leverentz is currently a CSR with Enterprise Rent-A-Car.