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BU Soccer Camp Staff

Rob Alman 

Co-Owner

“Being a part of the Butler Bulldog Soccer Camp is such a thrill for me. Having the opportunity to work with a staff that is so committed to providing a fun experience for the players is great. And the campers keep me laughing during what is a great week of learning, improving their soccer skills and building long-lasting friendships.”

-Rob Alman

Coach Alman is the Co-Head Coach of the Butler University Soccer Program. In addition to his time with the Bulldogs, Coach Alman brings 12 years of coaching experience working with players across the full spectrum of youth, college, post collegiate and professional ranks. A native of Leicester, England, Alman’s playing career included time with two professional clubs in England – Northampton Town and Kidderminster Harriers. Coach Alman holds the US Soccer A License and the NSCAA Level II Goalkeeping Diploma.

Tari St. John

Co-Owner

“There are two main goals we strive to achieve with every player at camp. One, provide each player with the tools to become a better player and two, provide such a positive camp experience that each player’s love for the game grows even more.”

-Tari St. John

Coach St. John is the Co-Head Coach of the Butler University Women’s Soccer Program. Now in the nationally renowned Big East Conference, St. John and Co-Head Coach Alman have lead the Bulldog’s to two of the finest seasons in school history in 2012 and 2013. With 9 returning starters, the team looks poised to continue their success this fall. Coach St. John played her college career at Purdue University. A two-year captain for the Boilers, she earned Academic All-American honors in her senior season. Coach St. John holds the US Soccer A License, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and the NSCAA Level II Goalkeeping Diploma.

Ric Huffman

Camp Director

“Camp is one of the highlights of my year. To have the opportunity to work with so many youth soccer players is a privilege. Indianapolis has such a great foundation of youth programs, we get excited every summer to see kids come back year after year with energy and excitement towards the game. Our aim is to fuel that energy and keep the kids passionate about the sport we love.”

-Ric Huffman

Coach Huffman is the Butler Soccer Program’s top assistant and has been a part of building a championship team alongside Coach Alman and Coach St. John. Huffman played his college career at 8-time National Champion Indiana University. He also played several years of professional soccer with the Indianapolis Twisters. Coach Huffman holds the US Soccer B License, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and the NSCAA Level II Goalkeeping Diploma.

Mark Spiegel

Director of Elite

“I am so impressed with Butler Bulldog Soccer Camp. Kids are celebrated, soccer is taught and played and the coaches are engaged and get on the same level as the players. Also I am a sucker for face paint and balloon animals so that was game, set, match for me!”

-Mark Spiegel

Mark Spiegel is proudly from Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Spiegel played at Butler University as a center-mid and earned a degree in English and Secondary Education. Mark is the Academy Director at South Central Soccer Academy on the south side of Indianapolis and is the founder of the 501c3 nonprofit Make Your Own Ball Day. Spiegel was chosen to be apart of the NSCAA 30 Under 30 program for young coaches and is involved in presenting and lecturing at the national convention. Other achievements: 2-time Table Top Champion, eight 14’ers climbed, undefeated in Scrabble and qualified for and ran the Boston Marathon. Spiegel is passionate about using soccer as a platform for change and serves locally through Young Life, Capernaum and ballin’ at the center.

Nick Joson

Director of Youth Boys/Girls

Max McLaughlin

Director of Youth Boys/Girls

Alex Collier

Director of Operations 

Matt Proctor

Director of Operations 

Marco Querin

Elite Staff Coach

Abbie Kelley

Elite Staff Coach