Kansas City Scott Gallagher Soccer Club

Jon Wolverton - Coach Spotlight February 2020

Jon Wolverton - Behind the Shield

HOMETOWN:  Lee's Summit, MO

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Lee's Summit North HS

 

COLLEGE:  William Jewell College 

 

WHAT TEAMS DO YOU COACH?  KCSG JR Academy 10 - MO Girls & KCSG JR Pre-Academy 10 - MO Girls 

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:  Played premier club ball from 6-18 years old. Lee's Summit North HS 3 year captain (All Conference, District, Sectional Honors) William Jewell College 2 year captain.

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE ATHLETE?  My 3 Children - Brighton, Saylor, Harlow.

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD?  Pizza

 

WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR FREE TIME?  I have virtually no free time. However my wife & I spend all of our time watching our 3 kids, Brighton, Saylor & Harlow. I am a manager in the mortgage division at North American Savings Bank. I workout and train for triathlons. Training towards my first Ironman.

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE?  Life doesn't require that we be the best, only that we try our best.

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE KCSG SHIELD VALUE And WHY?  PASSION - Kids play to have fun. The energy and ability for a child to express themselves through soccer turns into true passion, and develops.

 

WHY DO YOU COACH FOR KCSG?  I coach to share my passion and love for the game to our next generation. To teach our kids the tradition, as well as build respect for themselves and learn how to be apart of a team.