|Title:||Head Women's Soccer Coach|
|College:||Oklahoma State, 1991|
16-Year veteran Head Coach JB Belzer enters the 2012 season with four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, the most in school history. He enters 2012 with the 15th most wins in NCAA Division II history with 231. With the Rangers 1-0 victory over Mesa State in the first round of the RMAC Tournament in 2009, Belzer became the seventh fastest Division II coach to reach 200 victories.
He guided the 2011 squad to a 15-6 overall record including the regular season championships with an 11-3 RMAC record. For the 10th time in 16 seasons, Belzer notched at least 15 wins. It was the Rangers first regular season championship since 2001 and follows the 2010 team which won the RMAC Tournament crown. Two Rangers, Jordan Miller and Alison Cahill each were named to two All-America teams. Regis defeated Colorado Mesa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament but fell to host Fort Lewis in the second round.
For the third straight season, Belzer led the Rangers to the NCAA Tournament in 2010. Regis won the RMAC Tournament Championship for the first time since 2003 entering the tournament as the #2 seed. The Rangers won their first round matchup with New Mexico Highlands 3-2 and then tied Winona State 1-1 but fell in a shootout 4-2. The Rangers finished with a #22 final ranking in the NSCAA Division II Coaches' Poll.
He returned the Rangers to the promise land for the sixth time and second in a row in his 14 years at the helm of the Ranger Women's Soccer program in 2009. He guided the Rangers to a 14-5-4 record before falling to Colorado Mines in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. In 2008 the Rangers registered a 17-7 record advancing to the third round of the NCAA Tournament and a #14 final national ranking. The Rangers had a two-year hiatus from NCAA tournament play after earning back-to-back berths in 2004 and 2005.
Hired prior to the 1996 campaign, Belzer is just the second head
coach in program history. During his first 16 seasons on the bench
with the Rangers, Belzer has amassed a 231-97-18 (.694) overall
record heading into 2012.
In his initial season in 1996, Belzer led Regis to a 15-5-3 overall record and proceeded to guide the Rangers to their second appearance at the NCAA II Final Four. Belzer's teams have posted a .500-or-better record in 15 of his 16 years at the helm. Belzer has guided the Rangers to four regular season RMAC Championships and four RMAC Tournament Championships. Along the way he has amassed a 149-49-11 (.739) record in conference matches which is the most by any RMAC coach during that span.
Belzer's teams have been very successful at home as well as on
the road. Each season Belzer has scheduled home games with
highly ranked opponents. In 2007, Regis hosted perennial
powers Barry (Fla.) University and Grand Valley State, which was
ranked second at the time. Despite the tough competition
Belzer's teams are 121-38-8 (.749) at home and 96-53-9 (.636) on
In 2001, Belzer guided the Rangers to one of the most successful seasons in club history. In addition to setting a new single-season record for victories (18-1-1 overall), the team finished the season ranked #10 (NCAA II) in the country. Winners of the RMAC Tournament during three of the five seasons (2000-01, 2003), the Rangers also hosted the NCAA II Midwest Region Championship Match in 2001. Over the four seasons, five Rangers had gone on to earn First Team NCAA II All-American honors. The Rangers' 2004 appearance in the Midwest Region Championship Match marked the fourth time in program history that Regis had advanced into NCAA II post-season competition.
A native of Edmond, Oklahoma, Belzer attended and played soccer at the University of Tulsa for one season before transferring to Oklahoma State University. While at OSU, Belzer served as the head coach of the boy's soccer team at Stillwater High School. Upon earning his Bachelor's Degree in Science Education from OSU in 1991, Belzer returned to Edmond Memorial High School, his alma mater, to teach science and coach boy's soccer. During his three years at EMHS, Belzer registered a 33-7-4 overall record and captured the 1994 State Championship.
Belzer, who also served an assistant men's soccer coach at Oklahoma Christian University in 1992, returned to the University of Tulsa in 1994 as a graduate assistant for both the men's and women's programs. In 1997, while coaching at Regis, Belzer completed his MBA (Tulsa).
In addition to having coached a number of girl's club squads, Belzer has also spent time with several boy's and girl's Olympic Development Program (ODP) teams. On top of his coaching duties at Regis, Belzer also serves on the NSCAA's NCAA II Women's Soccer Committee. From 1998 to 2001, Belzer served as the Chair on the NCAA II Midwest Regional Rankings Committee and was the National Chair in 2001. Even more, Belzer holds both an NSCAA Premier Diploma and a US Soccer National "A" License.
Belzer, resides in Aurora with his wife, Trina, and their sons, Joshua and Sean.
|2001||18||1||1||.925||11||0||1||.958||NCAA Second Round|
|2004||19||5||0||.792||12||2||0||.857||NCAA Second Round|
|2005||17||6||1||.729||10||4||0||.714||NCAA Second Round|
|2008||17||7||0||.708||11||2||0||.846||NCAA Third Round|
|2009||14||5||4||.696||10||2||4||.750||NCAA First Round|
|2010||16||5||2||.739||10||3||1||.750||RMAC Tournament Champions/NCAA 2nd Round|
|2011||15||6||0||.714||11||3||0||.786||RMAC Champions/NCAA 2nd Round|
|Title:||Assistant Women's Soccer Coach|
Kelly Labor is in her third season in 2012 as assistant coach at Regis after returning to Regis where she was named the 2006 RMAC Freshman of the Year as well as First Team All-RMAC. Following the 2006 season Labor then transferred to the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) where she played her final three seasons. As a three year letterwinner, she played in 48 games while making 16 starts at UNLV. Labor graduated in 2010 with a degree in psychology.
While at UNLV, Labor earned All-Mountain West Academic status. The Rebels were MWC Champions in her sophomore season and ranked on the national top polls in her junior season.
Labor led the Rangers to a 11-7-4 record in 2006 where she was second in goals scored with 11 and led the Rangers with eight assists. She scored a team-high 30 points which is 17th most in Regis history. Her eight assists are tied for 15th most in Ranger history, while that same season she tallied three game-winning goals. She also earned NSCAA Second Team All-Region honors in 2006 with Regis while finishing second in the RMAC in points scored.
Labor holds her NSCAA Advanced National Coaching license as well as a Masters in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with a specialization in Leadership Development. She is actively involved in the Colorado Olympic Development Program, while she is also a part of the coaching staff at Westminster AFC on the U16 and U15 Super League teams.
A native of Steamboat Springs, Colo. where she was a two-time All-State First Team selection for Steamboat Springs High School. She was also a three-time conference Player of the Year, and earned first team all-conference honors all four years.
|Title:||Graduate Assistant Women's Soccer Coach|
|College:||The Pennsylvania State University|
Kaleen Adami starts her first season as a graduate assistant for Regis women’s soccer in January 2013 after assisting University of Pennsylvania during the 2010-11 seasons.
While there, she recruited prospective athletes, provided academic support to her student-athletes, organized community service projects and maintained social media sites among other things.
During this time, Adami worked as the Assistant Camp Director for the Penn Soccer Academy where she coordinated day and residential camp academies for over 600 campers. She also organized on-campus clinics for prospective student-athletes and arranged clinics with clubs in the area to promote the academy.
Adami also worked as the assistant coach for Penn Fusion ECNL Girls U-18 where she mentored future college athletes through the college commitment process and conducted training sessions for elite athletes.
She has also coached for the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program, Colorado Rush School of Excellence, Regis Soccer Academy, US Air Force Academy Falcon Soccer Camp and Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy.
Before heading into the coaching ranks, Adami played soccer for The Pennsylvania State University. She graduated in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Crime, Law and Justice and minors in Sociology and Business. A four-year letterwinner, she was a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection, while also playing on the Big Ten Championship team all four years she was involved with the program.
During her career, she helped her team to a 2006-07 national quarterfinalist appearance and an appearance as a national semifinalist in 2005.
After graduating in 2008, Adami spent a year in Granada, Nicaragua as a Soccer Without Borders Intern. In her position, she organized daily practices and events for 50-100 Nicaraguan girls and developed programs for players and youth coaches that embodied the organization’s mission.
Adami holds a USSF “C” coaching license and a NSCAA National Diploma.
Originally from the Philadelphia region, Adami now resides in Boulder, Colo.
|Title:||Volunteer Assistant Women's Soccer Coach|
|College:||Metro State, 2001|
Jay Hamilton is in his second season with the Rangers in 2012. Hamilton brings a wealth of experience not only coaching soccer but as a successfull player. Hamilton is currently the Wheat Ridge High School varsity boys coach, a position he has held since 2005. In 2006, 2008 and 2009, Hamilton was named the Jeffco Coach of the Year. Since 2007, he has been involved with different teams within the Colorado Edge Soccer Club.
Hamilton, who first attended the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, finished out his college days at Metro State in 2001. Hamilton played on a number of teams in different professional indoor soccer leagues. He was a member of the Denver Dynamite team from 2008-10 of the Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL-Pro).
|Title:||Volunteer Assistant Women's Soccer Coach|
|College:||Regis University, 1992|
Mark Forbes is entering his seventh year as an assistant to Regis Women's Soccer in 2012-13. Forbes will work specifically with the Ranger goalkeepers.
Forbes currently coaches the U18 Colorado Edge club team, the University of Colorado Gold club team, and the U6 Shooting Stars. He has 20 years of coaching experience within north area clubs including Colorado Edge, Colorado Xtreme, and the Colorado Storm.
An athlete himself, Forbes played club in Colorado and collegiate soccer at Regis as the keeper and graduated from Regis in 1992 before going on to play for a number of different professional indoor soccer teams.
He holds a USSF 'A' License and a USSF National Goalkeeper License.
He currently lives in Arvada, Colo. with his wife Stephanie and three children, Patrick, Jocelyn, and Mia. His hobbies include drag racing and spending time with his kids.
Forbes' full-time job is in the Regis University Physical Plant as the assistant director for performance.