GOALKEEPER TRAINING IN DELAWARE
Tri-State Cheernastics (indoor)1 King Ave, New Castle, DE 19720
GREG COPE BIO
Greg has been coaching keepers for over 20 years.
He began coaching in the early 90’s helping out with Kirkwood Soccer programs and as an assistant for the Newark High School women’s team in the spring of 1996. While at Newark, he was the goalkeeper coach and had a successful year coaching a brand new keeper to a 0.93 goals against average, nine shutouts, and 2nd Team All-State honors.
In the fall of 1996, Cope moved to Lexington, Kentucky and joined the University of Kentucky women’s soccer coaching staff. In three years coaching with the Kentucky Wildcats, they achieved a record of 31-27-6 and earned two NCAA Tournament berths (1996 and 1998). His goalkeeper earned Second Team All-SEC honors in 1997. During his time down in Kentucky he also privately trained many keepers.
Greg returned back to Delaware in 2005. In 2007 he played one at NCAA Division II, Wilmington University and was a member of the 2007 CACC Tournament Championship team. He then started coaching for the Wilmington University Men in 2008-2011 and 2013-present. He has coached the Wilmington University Women from 2015-present. He has helped coach 26 Wildcats to All-CACC honors, including two CACC Player of the Years, a CACC Defensive Player of the Year, 14 All-Region performers, and nine All-Americans.
During the 2016 summer, Cope was a part time assistant on the Harrisburg City Islanders coaching staff. The team plays in the United Soccer League (USL), the third tier of the American Soccer Pyramid.
Standouts he has coached:
Carrie Kuhnell – SEC player of week (multiple times), First Team All-SEC Tournament, 2 X – All-Conference SEC Second Team
Duhan Malali – Second Team All-CACC and Third Team All-Region (2009).
Frank Hall – Second Team All-CACC (2015)
Vinny Tasca – Second Team All-CACC & Second Team USC All-East Region (2017)
Kierstyn Williams – CACC Goalkeeper of the year & First Team All-CACC (2017)
Keasel Broome – USL Professional Player & Barbados National Team
Cope currently his USSF ‘E’ License and an NSCAA Level III Goalkeeper Diploma.
Cope earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Organizational Management from Wilmington University in the spring of 2008, as well as an M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Wilmington University in 2011. He is currently a Recruiter for Wilmington University.