Lakota United Soccer Club - Lynx: Coaching Staff

Claire Wellington - Head Coach/Trainer
Coach Claire
Cincinnati native Claire played her youth soccer in the GSE Cardinals organization.  Claire went on to play for Wilmington College for four years, and continued her career with the Cincinnati Ladyhawks. After graduating from Wilmington Claire served as an assistant coach with the Women’s Soccer Team for three years and has been on staff with the Midwest Soccer Academy for five years. Claire joined the Lynx as trainer over the winter of 2004/2005. Prior to the Spring 2007 Claire resigned from her coaching duites at Wilmington, allowing her to take over the head coaching duites of the LUSC Lynx.  Claire lives in Mason with her husband is also the head of coach of the girls U15 LUSC Fever.   Contact Claire on 513-313-6906 or

Jim Dean - Assistant Coach
Coach Jim
Jim has 13 years of soccer coaching experience through recreational and select programs and has also taught goal keeper training. Jim was the Lynx head coach since their first U8 season through the Fall of 2006, before handing the head coach position to Claire Wellington. Jim and his wife Teri live in Liberty Township and  have six children, 5 daughters and 1 son, all of whom play soccer; two in instructional, two in LUSC select, one in the Cincinnati United Premier program and one at college. Jim holds an OSYSA Class F coaching license. Contact Jim on 513-703-0414 or

Brian Page - Girls Director of Coaching
As the LUSC Girls Director of Coaching Brian is very active in the development of the Lynx, often attending and running practice sessions.
In addition to his role with LUSC, Brian serves as an assistant coach under Wil Cagle and the Cincinnati Ladyhawks (W-League). He is currently in his fifth year as an ODP Region II Staff Coach, and holds an NSCAA Premier Diploma, Advanced National Diploma, and National Diploma. In addition, he holds a USSF National Y License, and has a Master’s Degree in Education.

Contact Brian at 513-312-1813 or