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Coaching Staff

VARSITY HEAD COACH
Mario Lone
 (Loh-NAY)

Coach Mario is in his 9th Season with the Kennedy Girls Soccer Program.

Coaching Experience

2014 - Present

  • MN Olympic Development Program (ODP) Coach - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Boys
  • Coerver Coaching Staff
  • Salvo High Performance '04G Orange PRII
  • REV Academy Black '03G PRII, Promoted
  • Minneapolis United U11-U15 Boys and Girls

2011

  • Macalester College Women's Assistant Coach

2009

  • Lakeville Soccer Club U15 Boys C1

Coaching Diplomas

  • USSF National D License 
  • NSCAA Advance Regional Diploma
  • Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma

Playing Experience

Professional Clubs

  • AI-Nahda FC (2nd Division) - Doha, Qatar (1998)
  • Richmond Kickers (Coach Colin Clark) - Richmond, VA. (1997)
  • Milwaukee Rampage (Coach Bob Gansler) - Milwaukee, WI. (1996)
  • Minnesota Thunder (Coach Buzz Lagos) - St. Paul, MN. (1995)
  • Charleston Battery (Coach Tim Hankinson) - Charleston, SC. (1993-1994)
  • Club Deportivo Zuniga (2nd Division) - Lima, Peru. (1992)

College

  • George Washington University; Washington, DC. (1988 -1992)

High School

  • The Bullis Prep School; Potomac, MD. (1986 -1988)
    • Set school record for goals scored
    • League Champions (1987)
    • League Runner's Up (1986, 1988)
    • inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame
ASSISTANT VARSITY COACH
 Allison Kempainen

Coach Allison is in her 10th Season with the Kennedy Girls Soccer Program.

Coaching Experience

2011 - Present

  • Eagan Wave Soccer Club U19G PRI
  • Bloomington Kennedy Girls Soccer Varsity Assistant Coach

2013 - 2014

  • Bloomington Youth Soccer Club U9 Girls

2009 - 2013

  • Minnesota Thunder Academy U9 and U10 Girls

Coaching Diplomas

  • NSCAA Advance Regional Diploma
  • Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma

Playing Experience

College

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2004-2007) 

High School

  • Bloomington Jefferson Senior High (2000-2003)
    • Captain
    • 2 time All-State Team

Club Soccer

  • Tsunami Sota (2000-2003)
    • 2 Time National Runner-up
    • 2 Time Regional Champions
  • Woodbury Royals Soccer Club (1997-2000)
    • 3 Time State Champions
  • Bloomington Youth Soccer Club (1995-1997)
    • USA Cup Champions
    • 2 Time State Champions

JV COACH
Megan Hennes

Coach Megan is in her 3nd Season with the Kennedy Girls Soccer Program.

Coaching Experience

2016 - Present

  • Eagan Wave Soccer Club
  • Lakeville Park and Recreation
    Tiny Tots Program, Coach
  • Minneapolis Soccer Shots, Coach
    2 to 8 year olds

2002-2006

  • Odyssey Soccer Club, Assistant Coach
    U11-U17 Girls
    Fort Worth, TX
  • Certifications
    USSF "D" License, 2005

1999

  • FWSA-Coach, U10 Girls
    Fort Worth, TX

1995 - 1997

  • NRHSA-Coach, U5-U8 Girls
    Fort Worth, TX

Playing Experience

High School

  • Bloomington Kennedy Senior High
    (1979-1983)
    • All-Conference, All-State Team 1983

Club Soccer

  • Midcities Crew Women's Soccer Team
    (1998-2006) Ft Worth, TX
  • Bloomington Thunder Soccer Club
    (1981-1984)
Recreational Soccer
  • Total Impact Women's Soccer Team
    (1996-1998) Ft Worth, TX
  • BAA (1973-1978)