Coaches Profile

Michael Aubry
Director of Coaching
Licenses:
USSF B; NSCAA Premier Diploma; NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

Mike grew up playing club soccer in the Toledo area before attending St. John’s Jesuit High School. After graduating from SJJ in 1991 he enrolled at Miami University for a year before returning to the area to complete his undergraduate work at the University of Toledo. In 1996 Mike was instrumental in forming the Greater Toledo Futbol Club where he has been the Director of Coaching since 1997. In addition to his role with GTFC he has been an Ohio North State Team coach for several years and was the assistant varsity coach at Notre Dame Academy for two years. With strong roots in Northwest Ohio Mike continues to be the core of the most stable and consistent coaching staff in the area.
Jorge Diaz
Director of Technical Development
Licenses
: USSF D
Jorge has a storied playing and coaching career including playing on the U18 Mexican National Team. Since moving to the Perrysburg area Jorge has been a fixture in the soccer scene at all levels. He spent 2 years as the head coach of the University of Toledo’s women’s club team, two years at Ottawa Hills High School as the co-head coach. His team was the 2008 state champion. In 2009 he became the Perrysburg HS assistant head coach before officially taking over the reigns as the head coach in 2011. In 2012 Jorge won his second state title, this time on the girl’s side. He formed the PSC Impact Academy in 2008 in addition to all his other coaching duties. Jorge’s responsibilities with the club will solely involve the technical development of our youth program and the improvement of our youth player.
Mark Batman
Director of Coaching - Juniors
License:
NSCAA Premier Diploma
Mark is the head coach of the Ohio Northern Women's program and has been since the spring of 2004. Mark was hired as the Polar Bear's fourth head coach after he finished his playing career at Wilmington. Mark has led the Polar Bears to the OAC tournament in 7 of his 8 years, was named OAC coach of the year in 2007 and had the OAC player of the year in 2007, 2008 and 2010. In addition to his coaching duties at ONU, Batman is the head coach of the Dayton Dutch Lions which is a USL W-League team, he will start his first season this spring. Mark will focus entirely on the high school aged players and the college recruiting process. He will bring another critical eye to the process and a tremendous passion to the club that the players love.
Vicki Traven
Goalkeeping Coach and Director of College Recruiting
License:
USSF D and NSCAA National
Vicki Traven is a 2012 University of Toledo graduate with a bachelor's degree in exercise science and a concentration in pre-medical studies. At Toledo she was a four-year starter (2008-11) between the posts. A two-time all-conference selection (first team in 2011, second team in 2010), Traven wrapped up her illustrious career ranked first in the MAC record books in shutouts (34), second in minutes played (6,972:07) and fourth in goals-against average (0.81). She also tops the UT annals in career victories (51).
An excellent student in the classroom as well, Traven was a three-time Academic All-MAC selection. Fall 2012, Traven served as a volunteer assistant for the Rockets. She assisted the coaching staff in team practices and matches, as well as instructed goalkeeper training.
In February, 2013, Traven was named Assistant Women’s Soccer coach at the University of Toledo. Traven assisted with all aspects of the program, including training and developing the goalkeepers and defenders, video breakdown, practice planning, game instruction and recruiting.
In addition to her goal keeping coaching duties at Impact Traven will focus on the college recruitment process for our high school aged players. Her strong relationship with college coaches in the region as well as her high knowledge of the game makes her a valuable asset in making connections for our players and guiding them through the recruitment process.
Scott Reed
Staff Coach
License:
USSF D License
Scott began his coaching career at GTFC almost a decade ago and returns in 2015 after being the assistant coach at the University of Toledo, Marietta College and a staff coach at both TFA and River Valley Soccer Club in West Virginia. Scott brings a ton of experience at multiple levels to our staff and the energy to motivate players of all ages. He is currently an assistant coach at Toledo St. Ursula Academy and will continue to serve in that capacity as well as his duties at Impact. Scott also holds a degree in Community Recreation and has his masters in Recreation Administration.
Nate Blust
Staff Coach
License:
USSF D and NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma
Nate is another local coaching product spending his formative years in Maumee. He grew up playing in several youth programs around the area where he honed his skills. Nate began coaching at an early age. He began his coaching career in 2005 at Maumee Express where he served for one year before moving to Perrysburg Soccer Club. Over the next seven years at PSC he coached multiple teams and has made a habit of developing players that have gone on to contribute at the very highest levels. Nate joined GTFC Impact in the Fall of 2013.
Jim Scott
Staff Coach U8-U10
License:
USSF National D
Jim is a product of Northwest Ohio and has been involved in the youth scene for over a decade. He began his career as the President of Maumee Youth Soccer Association where he brought participation in their recreational program to levels that have since been unmatched. He is the director of foot skills at the Maumee Soccer Centre as well as on staff with the women's program at St. Ursula Academy. In years past he has been a staff coach with both TFA and GTFC and has been instrumental in the development of youth players for both of these well-established programs. Jim's extensive experience with youth coaching, coupled with his relationship with St. Ursula allows him to identify what younger players need to be able to do technically in order to succeed tactically as older players. This is an invaluable asset as he prepares and develops the younger players before moving them on within the club.
Jenny Vincent
Staff Coach
Licenses:
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
Vincent is a native of Germantown, Ohio. Prior to her coaching career, Vincent was also a member of the Polar Bears soccer team as a defender under Batman. In her four years at Ohio Northern as a player, the Polar Bears were 47-22-7. Following her playing career, Vincent became a certified athletic trainer and completed a graduate assistantship at Boston University, earning her Master’s Degree in Sport Psychology.
Jenny returned to Ohio Northern to serve as an assistant coach where she served four years as the primary assistant coach at Ohio Northern University under Mark Batman. During her time in Ada as an assistant, she helped the Polar Bears to a 52-23-10 record, including an Ohio Athletic Conference regular season championship in 2011, along with an OAC Tournament championship in 2012. Shortly after the 2013 season Jenny was hired to be the head coach at Defiance College.
Vincent has also been a coach at the club level. During her time in Ada, she also served as the head coach for the Ohio Extreme Soccer Club's U11 and U18 teams from June 2010 to July 2012 and Perrysburg Impact in 2013 before joining GTFC.
Nick Wong
Staff Coach
License:
USSF D (Assessment Phase)
Nick has coached from 2009 to present with Maumee Express and has been working with GTFC’s youth teams from 2012 to present. Nick is studying to be a physical therapist and has served as a team trainer at both St. Francis de Sales High School and the University of Toledo among other locations. Beginning in the Fall of 2014 Nick will receive his first head coaching position with GTFC Impact.
Molly Scott
Staff Coach; IDL Director

Molly is a product of GTFC where she played for DOC Mike Aubry since an early age. Molly has shown tremendous growth and maturity in a short time. She was only 19 when she began coaching and is passionate both about coaching and GTFC Impact in general. Under Molly’s supervision the Mini-Kickers program has grown to nearly triple it’s previous record size. With that being said, in the Spring of 2015, she will begin directing the new Impact Development league to replace mini kickers.
Kyla Sofo
Staff Coach
Kyla is another proud product of the GTFC system having grown up playing her formative years with the club. After completing her high school career at St. Ursula Kyla began her college career at John Caroll University. At John Caroll Kyla competed in all 21 games as a freshman starting in 18 of those games. She led John Caroll to a 11-7-3 record and recorded 2 assists as a defender. Unfortunately her playing career ended due to an accumulation of injuries and Kyla transferred to the University of Toledo where she could be closer to home. Kyla began coaching for the club in the Fall of 2014 and has been a staple on the sidelines of several youth teams.
Trish Miller
Staff Coach
License:
USSF D
Trish was the first hire after the merger of GTFC and PSC Impact and joined GTFC Impact in 2013 after spending most of her coaching career at Anthony Wayne United where she was a vital component of the club as a head coach and board member. At the time of her hire Trish coached both U10’s and a U12 team at United and will continue to focus on that age range at Impact. Her knowledge for the game is strong and her passion for the game is second to none on the Impact staff. Trish’s daughters both played for GTFC Impact and her oldest daughter has begun working with our players as a coach in training.
Meghan Scharer
Staff Coach
Meghan Scharer completed her first and only year as an assistant coach in the Owens women's soccer program in 2014. Prior to Owens, Scharer completed a four-year career with the University of Dayton women's soccer program. While there, she tallied one goal and two assists in her career as a defender. She was a two-time team captain and twice awarded with the Stacey Martin Memorial Award, which is an annual award given to the player who best shows leadership on and off the field. In fact, it is the only postseason award the Dayton women's soccer team gives out.
As a senior, she was named Second Team Academic All-Ohio, following Third Team Academic All-Ohio honors her junior year. She played in 76 games over the span of her career.
Scharer earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science from Dayton in the spring of 2014. Prior to her time at Dayton, Scharer was a four-year letter winner at Clay High School in Oregon, Ohio. She led the team to a 51-12-11 record during that time and was a four-time All-Northwest Ohio High School Soccer League (NWOHSSL) selection, a three-time team captain and a two-time team MVP. She was named the 2009 NWOHSSL Player of the year. She played club for Greater Toledo Futbol Club from 2002-2010.