- Certified Level 3
Since 2012 Coach Whalen has been The Director of Goalkeeping and Assistant Coach at CBC High School. Coach Whalen has the ability to connect with athletes and build a personal rapport with the players he coaches and helps them to compete like champions. He has a unique way of helping goalies to elevate their play. Coach Whalen knows what it takes to win and helps his athletes excel in the technical, tactical, physical, and mental areas of their game.
Coach Whalen has guided 4 different high school all-state and/or All-Americans Goalkeepers as well as many MCC league titles, state districts & regionals along with a 3rd Place finish and three State Championships. Being the student of the game & of the goalkeeper position, Whalen has coached a Men’s & Women's regional NAIA All-Americans at the former St. Louis College of Pharmacy as the first GK Coach for the school's soccer program.
Whalen is also a coach for Notre Dame High School Girls Varsity and was instrumental in finishing 4th in Missouri Class 3 and guiding its GK to an All-State selection this past season.
Coach Whalen is a certified level 3 Goalkeeping Coach from The National Coaches of America and has a Futsal GK & Coaching Diploma from the USYF, United States Youth Futsal.