Soccer biographies for the current contracted Soccer Statesmen Soccer Coaching Staff.....

Tim Cashel - Head Coach

Tim Cashel

  • Webster Groves HS Varsity Boys Head Coach
  • Webster Groves Soccer Club Director
  • WGSC Summer Youth Camps Co-Founder

As head coach of the Webster Groves High School varsity soccer team, Tim's coaching and playing experience will help ensure that players will have an outstanding experience playing soccer at WGHS. He is a USSF-licensed coach and an NSCAA-licensed goalkeeper coach with coaching experiences at the collegiate, high school, and youth levels. Tim became the head coach for the boys’ varsity team at Webster Groves High School in 2002 after having served for three years as an assistant coach (goalkeeper coach) at St. Louis University.  He has also served as the club goalkeeper coach for St. Louis Soccer Club (currently St. Louis Scott-Gallagher).  In addition, he is the founder of Webster Groves Soccer Club and it the co-founder of Webster Groves Soccer Club Summer Youth Camps.  His playing experience includes a high school career at DuBourg High School where he gathered All-Metro and All-State honors; eight years as a member of Busch Soccer Club teams; membership on the Region II Olympic Development team; and a college career that concluded at St. Louis University. Tim has a Master's Degree in American History and teaches American History while serving as Social Studies Department Chair at Webster Groves High School.

Tim Velten

  • Webster Groves HS Varsity Assistant 

Coach Velten has been with the boys program since 2009 and became the full time varsity assistant in 2014.  He was an All State and All Metro Player for Webster Groves High School while playing for Legendary Coach Tom Holmes.  He went on to have a successful collegiate career at SIU-Edwardsville and the University of Louisville.  Following his collegiate career Coach Velten played several seasons in the USL/NASL, including winning a league championship and being named to the All Decade Team for the Harrisburg City Islanders.  In addition he serves as an assistant basketball coach with the Webster Groves High School boys program, and he is physical education teacher at Avery Elementary School.

Brad Jordan

  • Webster Groves HS C-Team Head Coach
  • WGSC Summer Youth Camps Co-Founder

Brad currently coaches the Soccer Statesmen C-Team.  He is the former coach of the Webster Groves High School women’s varsity team and former assistant varsity coach for the men’s soccer team.  Brad was an All-State and All-Metro performer at WGHS. He went on to a productive career at Missouri State and was one of the leading scorers in program history; in 2018, Brad was inducted into the Missouri State University Sports Hall of Fame. Brad has played professionally with the Cincinnati Riverhawks of the A-League and the St. Louis Steamers of the WISL.  He is also a USSF-licensed coach and has previous coaching experience with the St. Louis Soccer Club Camps. Brad is a Webster Groves School District employee, serving as a Physical Education teacher at Edgar Road Elementary School in Webster Groves.

Doug Bambini

  • Webster Groves HS JV Head Coach
  • Sporting St. Louis Soccer Club Trainer

Doug joined the WGHS coaching staff for the 2012 season and led the JV team to their best season in school history as they finished with a record of 14-2-4 (W-L-T). Doug has coached previously at Clayton HS and has a long involvement in club soccer, beginning with the Metro Strikers Soccer Club and continuing to the present with Sporting St. Louis. He is a USSF-licensed coach and also a MSHSAA-certified referee. His soccer roots were planted in the the Kansas City area as a youth, and he played club soccer as a student at the University of Missouri-Columbia before settling in the St. Louis area after graduation. In addition to his coaching duties at WGHS, Doug teaches is a local real estate agent for Coldwell Banker.