CUSA Soccer

Wichert De WitWichert De Wit
Club Director / Director of Coaching

As the Director of Coaching and Club Director for the CUSA Competitive Programs, Wichert De Wit provides guidance and direction for all day to day club operations including: curriculum implementation, player and coach development, parent education, sponsorships, fundraising, and much more. He is dedicated to nurturing and maintaining a player-centered environment implemented by the most experienced and well-rounded coaching staff in Ohio.


Wichert started playing soccer at the age of 5 with a local club from his hometown. At the age of 16, Wichert signed a professional youth contract with FC Groningen (Dutch Premier League). After this Wichert played for several semi-professional clubs in the Netherlands before he signed a professional contract to play USL Pro in the United States. He also started his coaching career at age 16 with a local club from his hometown in the Netherlands and knew that as soon as his playing days were over that he wanted to become a full-time coach.


  • UEFA B
  • UEFA C
  • USSF "B" License
  • USSF "F" License
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching
  • NSCAA Goalkeeper Diploma 3

Coaching Experience

  • Centerville High School Boys JVA Head Coach 2017/18 Season
  • CUSA Crew SC Director of Coaching - Youth Program
  • CUSA Crew SC Director of Coaching - Boys Program
  • CUSA Crew SC Director of Goalkeeping
  • CUSA Crew SC Head Coach of several teams
  • Director/Goalkeeper Coach Just4Keepers Ohio
  • Goalkeeper Coach University of Cedarville
  • Goalkeeper Coach Dayton Dutch Lions FC Youth Academy
  • Youth Coach Dayton Dutch Lions FC Youth Academy
  • Goalkeeper Coach FC Groningen (Internship)
  • Youth Coach JV Oostenburg (U6-U18)
  • Volunteer Goalkeeping Coach - University of Dayton Men's Soccer

Playing Experience

  • Dayton Dutch Lions FC - USL Pro (Professional)
  • Drachtster Boys - Hoofdklasse (Semi-Professional)
  • DIO Oosterwolde - 1e Klasse (Semi-Professional)
  • v.v. Gorredijk- 3e Klasse (Amateur)
  • FC Groningen - Eredivisie (Professional)


  • Best goalkeeper of international tournament with clubs like Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Juventus etc. (2002)
  • Finalist in a U23 tournament with clubs like Boca Juniors, Manchester United, Valencia CF and with players like Carlos Tevez (2005)

Additional Licenses

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work
  • Bachelor Degree in Sports Education

Additional Experience

  • Program Coordinator 'Soccer for Success' YMCA
  • Supervisor for after school programs based on sports