Coaching staff

Gionatan Surrenti is the kicks Soccer Academy Owner and Director. He is mostly known by the young Louisvillian soccer population (Pre-K, Kindergarten and Elementary) as “Coach Trashcan” for his fun and humor-dense approach to teaching and playing soccer.  Coach Gionatan  - born and bred in Italy - has dedicated his life to teaching and coaching, soccer and movement being the most meaningful experiences along with his life/career path. His purpose with KSA is to inspire, train and prepare children and families for recreational and competitive soccer and instill a life-lasting love for the Game. Kicks Soccer Academy is a member of the United Soccer Coaches; Coach Gionatan holds a Master Degree in Literature and Philosophy and a US Youth Soccer F and E coaching license. He loves to play soccer at Seneca Park with family and friends and he plans to do so until the age of 100 and pass the Love down to his grandchildren.

Michael Lobbo brings a tremendous experience to Kicks Soccer Academy with his engaging and top-notch soccer skill building training style. Playing experience: High school, Club, College, PDL (Professional Development League); (PASL) Premier Arena Soccer League pro; NPSL (National Premier Soccer League) and currently playing UPSL-pro (United Premier Soccer League); coaching experienceJanuary 2017- PresentKing Louie Indoor complex (Louisville, KY) - Youth Private Soccer training and Skill Building; August 2014 –January 2015Mockingbird Indoor complex (Louisville, KY) - Youth Head Coach, and Adult League Referee; March 2017-September 2017,Louisville Soccer Alliance (Louisville, KY) U7, U8 and U14  Co-Ed Head Coach; coaching licenses: Coach Michael Lobbo holds the USSF E- Coaching License; education: coach Lobbo holds a Bachelors Degree in Electrical and computer engineering from the J.B. Speed School of Engineering, UofL, Louisville, KY and an Associate Degree in Science from Ancilla College, Donaldson, IN. 

Logan Harden is a great asset to the KSA coaching staff with his deep knowledge of the game and a natural touch to coach and motivate children. Playing experience: over 8 year club soccer playing with United FC and Derby City Rovers, competing in NPL and MRL leagues; Currently playing NCAA soccer with Spalding Unversity; coaching experience:  “Andrew Farrell and friends soccer camp” volunteer, working youth in developing soccer foot skills; Assistant coach Soccer Camps for less fortunate youth in  Keiv, Ukraine; education: currently enrolled  at Spalding University to obtain a degree in Athletic training. 

Isiah Wynder is as talented and creative as a player as he is in teaching children soccer. Playing experience: Oldham soccer club 2007-2014, state cup finalist 2013. Derby City Rovers PDL, Derby city Rovers PDL (professional development league) 2016. Youth team 2015-2016.  Javanon Soccer club 2017-2018. Louisville Futsal Academy 2015-2018, Regional  Champions (3), National champions (2), National Finalist 2018. Collegiate High School 2017-2019. 2017 All “A” All Tournament team. 2017 KHSSCA West All Stars Honorable mention. 2018 All Metro Team. Coaching experience: Oldham Soccer Club 2014, Louisville Futsal Academy 2016-2018.