Michael Rodriguez has been coaching soccer in Lee's Summit for over 20 years. He acquired his "D" coaching license in 2011. He is currently the Blackfire Soccer Club President.
Coach Mike is the Head Coach of the Boys Blackfire Strykers team. Mike has coached the Girls Blackfire Heat, Extreme and Venom teams for many years.
Mike believes that hard work and determination breeds success.
Denny has over 35 years of coaching experience and has his National "C" license. He's been a college assistant coach and high school coach. Attended coaching school in Holland taught by Holland Professional and National team coaches He's had over 200 players receive scholarships to play at universities and colleges and 10 players that have gone professional. Over the years his teams have traveled to tournaments or games outside the United States to the countries of Germany, Holland, Austria and Mexico. His teams have also traveled nationally in the US to tournaments or games in California, Florida, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri.