USSF National D License (2013)
In 2009, Brixey was a record breaker his senior year at Glendale High School taking second place in State. Playing in the defensive midfielder position his duty was to break up the opposing team's play, and feed the midfielders on the counter attack.
Starting at 13 years old Brixey played 5 years for the Springfield Demize Soccer Academy, formerly known as the Total Demize Soccer Club. Upon graduating from Glendale, he was offered several opportunities to play D2 in college. However Ben decided to stay in Springfield Missouri, attending Missouri State and change his focus from playering to coaching for the Springfield Demize Academy.
During Brixeys five year span coaching for the Demize he has coached almost every age group. First climbing the ladder as the Director of the Little Stars, ages 3-6. Later taking on head coaching positions for teams under ten years old. His teams have won several gold medals at 3v3 tournaments, and he had two teams that finished top of the LCS Winter Futsal league this past season with both the SDA U8 and SDA U9 boys taking top honors.
USSF “E” license - Missouri Youth Soccer License
Robert played club soccer with Springfield teams from age 8, joining the Demize high school boys program. Robert played High-School soccer at Marshfield helping them to thier school's first every district championship
. He has trained in soccer camps in Philadelphia, Penn, and at Drury University. Robert was one of the top goal scorers for the U18 HS boys demize futsal team (2013). Declined an academic and soccer scholarship in Iowa to study at MSU, but continues coaching and playing through college with the Demize alumni futsal and coaches teams while working towards his BS in Computer Science.
Robert started coaching recreational teams in Marshfield, MO and has 3 years of youth coaching experience with Demize working mainly with the younger teams, and aims to make learning soccer fundamentals enjoyable for beginners.
USSF National D License
Head Coach: Joplin High School Men's and Women's teams
Assistant: Coconut Creek High School, FL