Kris Kelderman

Kris Kelderman

19U Boys Blue

USSF B License

  • As a Coach

In addition to coaching with BSC, Coach Kelderman is also the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at the UW-Milwaukee. Kelderman comes to Milwaukee from Green Bay, where he spent the 2011 season as Head Coach at UW-Green Bay. Prior to his time in Green Bay, Kelderman served four seasons as an assistant coach in MLS and two stints as an assistant coach at George Mason. Kelderman’s coaching career is highlighted by 4 seasons as the top assistant for two different teams in MLS. He worked with the Kansas City Wizards from 2007-2009 and then spent the 2010 season with D.C. United. His time at George Mason included an NCAA Tournament appearance and top-25 ranking in 2005-06 and a second stint at the school before becoming the head coach at Green Bay. Kelderman has also served as the technical director at Vienna Youth Soccer Club (2003-06) and Curt Onalfo Soccer, Inc. (2001-06), as the head coach and trainer with D.C. United Super Y-League U17 team (2004-06) and as the head coach of the Wisconsin Rebels (2000). Kris also played on the Under-17 United States National Team in the U17 Youth World Cup in 1985. Coach Kelderman holds his USSF “B” license.

  • As a Player

In 1986, Coach Kelderman was a 2-time State Champion and the Wisconsin Gatorade Player-of-the-Year at Neenah High School, playing for his father, Harry. Kris also played with the U17 US National Team in the U17 Youth World Cup in 1985. He went on to play at the University of Virginia where he was 2-time All Atlantic Coast Conference member and helped UVA win the National Championship in 1989. He closed out his collegiate career in the top 10 in both career-points and assists in Virginia’s record books. He played 4 seasons with 3 teams in the MLS, winning back-to-back championships with DC United in 1996 and 1997. He went onto play with the Miami Fusion in 1998 and the New England Revolution in 1999. Kelderman’s professional career lasted 9 years including time with the Milwaukee Rampage (1993-95, 2000), the Milwaukee Wave (2000-01), the St. Louis Ambush, the Tampa Bay Terror, Buffalo Blizzard and the Baltimore Blast.

  • Personal