About Us

Director of Coaching

The Decorah United Soccer Club (DUSC) Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Kyle Nelson as director of coaching, beginning spring 2018. The director of coaching will oversee player, coaching, program and club development.

Kyle is a Decorah High School and Luther College graduate. He returns to Decorah after serving as a full-time professional soccer coach in the Des Moines metro area with the Johnston Urbandale Soccer Club. Before coaching in Des Moines, Kyle was the head Decorah High School boys coach from 2006–2010 and took the 2010 team to a 3rd place finish in the state tournament. He was also part of the coaching staff with the Wartburg College women’s and the Luther College men’s soccer teams.

Board of Directors

The DUSC Board of Directors is made up of volunteers who are committed to the DUSC mission to provide quality recreational soccer programs for the youth of Decorah and the surrounding areas.  
  • Todd Schissel, Co-President 
  • Jared Essa, Co-President
  • Annette Rooney, Secretary and Referee Coordinator
  • Kara Franke, Registrar 
  • Sarah Blair
  • Josh Giddings
  • Scott Milburn 
  • Kris Schanilec