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Karsten Roy - Director of Coaching

Coaching Qualifications:

  • USSF B License
  • USYS Youth License
  • B.A. Degree (NIU)
  • M.S. Education (NIU)
  • Teacher certification (grades 6-12)
  • United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA) member

Coaching History:

  • NIU Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach
  • NIU Soccer Academy Assistant Director
  • IYSA ODP Staff Coach - 1999 Region II runner-up, 2002 & 2004 Region II champions, 2005 Region II runner up
  • Region II ODP Staff Coach Player Development Camp

Playing History:

  • NIU Men’s Soccer Team (3-time all conference, 2-time all midwest, 2 year captain, 2-time conference champions and MVP)
  • ODP state and regional teams and Olympic Sports Festival participant
  • Drafted by the Chicago Power of the National Professional Soccer League