Coaching Staff

TONKA FUSION ELITE COACHING STAFF

JAMES SEE - 08 & 06 Boys

  • Current Boys Varsity Coach, Academy of Holy Angels
  • Current Special Education Teacher, Wayzata School District
  • 2019 United Soccer Coaches National Great Lakes Region Coach of the Year
  • 3x MSHSSCA Section Coach of the Year
  • Former Men’s Assistant, Augsburg University
  • Former Director of Player Development, Bloomington United
  • Former Staff Coach, MTA
  • Former Captain and All-Region DIII Player, Augsburg University
  • USSF National License
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • 17+ Years Coaching Experience

TORI BURNETT - 08 Girls

  • Current Women’s Assistant, Macalester College
  • Former Staff Coach and Director of Marketing, Blaine SC
  • Former DI Player, University of Minnesota – All-Big Ten Honors
  • USSF National ‘D’ License
  • USC 11v11 License

ALLISON LIPSHER - 08 & 05 Girls

  • Current Director of Goalkeeping, Fusion SC
  • Current Director of Goalkeeping, University of Minnesota
  • Former Assistant, Trinity College, East Carolina University, University of Arizona
  • Former DI All-American, Duke University
  • Former Professional (WPSL), Boston Breakers, Atlanta Beat, NY Flash
  • USSF National License

WAYNE HARRISON - 07 Boys

  • Current U11-U14 Age Group Director, Tonka United SA
  • Former Director of Coaching, EPSC (MN) & San Diego Surf SC (CA)
  • Former Technical Director, Nationals Capital (MI)
  • Former Academy Director, Blackpool Professional Football Club (ENG) and Al Ain Professional Football Club (UAE)
  • Former Professional Coach in England, Finland, United Arab Emirates, and the United States
  • Former Professional Player, Blackpool (ENG)
  • UEFA Professional ‘A’ License
  • USC Premier Diploma & Staff Coach
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Psychology, Applied Physiology
  • Produced 7 National Championship winning youth teams in 2 years in UAE

JIM RENNIE - 07 Boys

  • Current Staff Coach, Fusion SC
  • Former Men’s Assistant, Augsburg University
  • Former Goalkeeper Coach, Minnesota Thunder Academy DA
  • Former DI Player and Captain, University of Alabama-Huntsville
  • USSF National License
  • USC Goalkeeper Level III Diploma

CLINT CONNEALY - 07 Girls

  • Former Women’s Assistant, St. Olaf University
  • Former U14-U19 Age Group Director, Fusion SC
  • 10+ Years of Coaching Experience including Club, College, and High School
  • ACSM Certified Strength & Conditioning Trainer
  • Former DI Player, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
  • USSF National License

ZAC ZALEWSKI - 06 Boys

  • 10+ Years with Tonka United SA
  • Former DII Player, Missouri Southern State University
  • USSF National License

TYLER SEIDEL - 05 Girls

  • Former Women’s Assistant, St. Catherine University
  • Former Director of Youth Development, REV SC
  • Former Director of Youth Development, Woodbury SC
  • Former DIII Player, Augsburg University
  • 2016 MYSA Competitive Coach of the Year
  • USSF National ‘B’ License
  • USYS National Youth License

BRET DAY - 05 & 04 Boys

  • Current Boys Varsity Assistant, Academy of Holy Angels
  • Current Fusion Technical Staff Coach
  • 6+ Years of High School Coaching Experience at Wayzata HS, Orono HS, Robbinsdale Cooper HS
  • Former DIII Player, University of St. Thomas
  • USSF National ‘C’ License

LAWRENCE TSOI - 05 Girls

  • Current Technical Director, Fusion SC
  • Former Director of Coaching, Minneapolis United SC
  • Former Women’s Assistant, Augsburg University
  • 2019 MYSA Coach of the Year
  • 2018 United Soccer Coaches Midwest Coach of the Year
  • USSF National License

JESSICA MUELLER - 04 Girls

  • Current Interim Women's Head Coach, Carleton College
  • Former Girls Head Coach, Eden Prairie High School
  • Former Technical Director & College Soccer Liaison, Eden Prairie SC
  • Former Girls Associate Head Coach, St. Paul Academy & Summit School
  • Former DIII Player, Kalamazoo College
  • USC Advanced National License
  • USSF National ‘C’ License
  • USYS National Youth License

KEVIN VONGSAPHAY - 03 Girls

  • 10+ Years Coaching Experience at Tonka United SA & REV SC
  • Sports Management Degree, University of Minnesota
  • USSF National ‘D’ License
  • USC Regional Diploma
  • USC Goalkeeper Level 3 Diploma

ADAM WOODS - 03 Girls

  • Former Director of Coaching, Team Chicago SC
  • Former Assistant Director of Coaching, Eclipse Select (IL)
  • Former Boys Assistant, Waubonsie Valley HS (IL)
  • Former Girls Varsity Coach, Irondale HS
  • Former Staff Coach, Edina SC and Blaine SC