Meet New Stampede FC Coach Carl Gardner

Stampede FC Adds Experienced Coach To Staff--Set to coach our U18 Girls Showcase Team

Meet New Stampede FC Coach Carl Gardner

Allouez Stampede FC is pleased to announce the addition of Carl Gardner to our coaching staff.

Carl is the owner/operator of Wisconsin Academy of Sports which specializes in elite training methods to help athletes reach their maximum potential.  Carl and his team at WAS put athletes through a comprehensive series of evaluations, testing, training and sports development opportunities.  The goal is to have athletes take what is learned about their bodies and convert it into "real sports situations and movements."  For more information go to

Below is a summary of Carl's Career:

Track & Field

  • 37 years experience as a Track & Field Coach [WIAA, USATF}
  • Member of Wisconsin Interscholastic Track & Field Coaches Association
  • USATF Level 1 Certification
  • 7 years experience as Head Sprint and Hurdle Coach at the collegiate level
  • Coached more than 30 athletes to USATF Nationals
  • Coached numerous Conference, Sectional and WIAA State Track and Field Champions over the past 30 years


  • United Soccer Coaches National & Advanced National Diploma (formerly NSCAA)Founder of the Wisconsin Women’s Premier League (2000)
  • Institute for International Sports “World Youth Games” (2002 – 2010)
  • Institute for International Sports “World Youth Peace Summit” Facilitator (2010) Coached numerous youth teams to various titles, including State Premier
  • Olympic Development Program East Central Region U15 and U16 Division Coach Coached over a hundred student athletes to play within collegiate divisions (I, II, III) 11 years coaching experience at the collegiate level
  • Trained numerous professional and semi-professional players


  • FVCC Coach of the year (1989 & 1991)
  • Wisconsin Masonic High School Boys All-Star Coach (1998 & 1999) FVA Co-Coach of the year, and FVA Coach of the year (2014)

Carl will be instrumental in improving training with our Stampede FC boys and girls teams. Carl will coach our Stampede FC Premier  U18 Girls Team for 2019-2020.

Welcome Carl!