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Mount Mercy Soccer Camps

Camp Staff


Nate Klein
Assistant Camp Director

Klein played goalkeeper for the Mustangs and ranks in the top five in school history in saves, wins and shutouts. He was an NAIA Champion of Character, NAIA Scholar-Athlete and team MVP his senior year. Klein has continued playing soccer and coaching little league teams in Georgia before moving back to become a professor at Mount Mercy.

Sho Takaoka
Assistant Camp Director

Takaoka was a 4-year member of the Mount Mercy men's soccer team, playing mostly on defense. He was a foreign exchange student his junior year at Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School, then returned to his native Japan for his senior year where he was also a member of several Japanese soccer clubs. Takaoka returned to Iowa to play for the Mustangs and was an important part of Mount Mercy's 2015 NAIA national tournament team. He currently coaches at CRSA soccer club in Cedar Rapids and will be an assistant coach at Linn-Mar High School in the spring of 2018.