Leslie Deebach has been announced as the newest member of the FC Wisconsin Eclipse coaching staff for the 2012-2013 season.
Deebach played goalkeeper for the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, finishing her career with the third best goals-against average in school history. She started every game of her senior year, leading UWM to the 2010 Horizon League Championship, the Horizon League Tournament Championship, and the NCAA tournament. During her career at UWM, the Panthers went to 4 straight NCAA tournaments. Deebach also played for the FC Milwaukee WPSL Team in 2010, starting in goal all season for the W-League Midwest Champions and Final Four Participants. Prior to joining FC Wisconsin Eclipse, Deebach coached at Whitefish Bay High School.
"Leslie will be a great addition to the FC Wisconsin Eclipse staff, and will be a great resource for the goalkeepers in the program," said Christian Lavers. "She had a great collegiate career in Milwaukee, and even played for some of the staff in the WPSL previously. We are excited to have her with us, and I know the players will enjoy working with her."
The coaching staff at FC Wisconsin Eclipse works across all ECNL age groups, so that every coach works with every team, insuring a consistent style, philosophy, and developmental environment. This staff approach to training insures a very low player-to-coach ratio, allowing more feedback and information to be provided to every player.