MEET OUR STAFF
DYNAMIC, Founder / President
"Coach Strick" has a relentless passion for the Lord, family, leadership, coaching, and life-changing impact on & off the field.
Mike Stricker started DYNAMIC in 2003
Mike and his wife Suzanne have 2 children (Jason, Sarah Kate)
Favorite Movies - Miracle "1980 U.S. Hockey Team", Braveheart, Pursuit of Happyness Favorite Music Artist/Song - Chris Tomlin / "How Great Is Our God (World Edition Live)" Favorite Vacation Destination - Italy Favorite Books - THE BIBLE, Purpose Driven Life, The Calvary Road Favorite Apps on your phone - THE BIBLE, ESPN, ChickFilA Favorite College Team - The Ohio State Buckeyes Favorite Pro Teams - Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Reds, US National Soccer Team
Founder/President, DYNAMIC Performance Sports - 2003-present Founder/President, DYNAMIC Scholarship Fund - 2009-present Founder/President, DYNAMIC Leadership University - 2011-present Graduate of The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) - 1994 NFL Training Camp Tryout Kicker (NFL Atlanta Falcons, 2000, Kickoff specialist) & Kicked professionally in the NAFL (Carolina Cowboys 1999-2000). Over 20 years of professional & high school varsity coaching experience (Football, Soccer, Basketball & Tennis) - 1991-present. Special Teams Coach U.S. Army All-American Football All-Star Games - 2011 - 2014. Special Teams Coach Team USA vs. Team Canada and Eastbay All-American Football Games - 2011 - 2014. Special Teams Coach FBU Regional & National Top Gun Football Camps - 2011 - present. Kicking Specialist Coach with Chris Sailer National Kicking Camps - 2015 - present. Varsity Football Coach (Special Teams / K/P) - Marvin Ridge HS - 2010 - 2013. Varsity Football Coach (Special Teams / K/P) - Ardrey Kell HS - 2007 - 2009. Head Varsity Soccer Coach - Butler HS - 2000 - 2005. Varsity Kicking Coach - Butler HS - 2000 - 2005. Head Coach Premiere Club Soccer Teams (Matthews SC, Charlotte United FC, Club Ohio Premiere) - 1993 - 2004. Consultant & Chaplain with Carolina Sports Outreach (NC/SC) - 1999 - 2004. Midfielder & Defender with Charlotte Eagles Soccer Club (European Tour Player & Charlotte Amateur Team) - 1996 - 1999. Taught Physical Education in N.C. and Ohio schools (Elizabeth Tradition Elem. School & Gahanna HS) - 1994 - 1999. Awarded the Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools - 1999. Selected to Soccer All-Ohio State All-Star Game (Defender, Captain - Greenhills HS) - 1990. Speaker on Leadership, Faith, and Coaching at conventions, schools, retreats and regional events. - 1990 - present.
1 Thessalonians 2:8 - "We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God, but our very lives as well, because you have become so dear to us."
Pro Coach - DYNAMIC Football Kicking/Punting
"Coach Garner" has been coaching, mentoring, and impacting athlete's lives in DYNAMIC for over 12 years.
Nelson, and his wife Jessica, have 3 children (Sallie, Margaret, Barrett) and serve on DYNAMIC's Board of Directors. Nelson kicked professionally (NFL and AFL) for 9 years.
DYNAMIC Football Kicking Pro Coach 2004 - present Graduate of James Madison University - 1998. Athletic Director at Parkwood HS - 2015 - present Nationally recognized as one of the top football kicking coaches in the country (through Regional & National Camps). NFL Training Camp/Preseason Kicker with NFL Baltimore Ravens - 1998 - 2000. 2 Time State Championship winning Head Varsity Soccer Coach at Cuthbertson High School (Waxhaw, NC) - 2009 - 2014. Led Cuthbertson HS Men's Soccer Team to the N.C. 2A State Championship & led Cuthbertson HS Women's Soccer Team to a 2A State Championship! Played professional football in Arena Football League with Georgia Force, Arizona Rattlers, and Indianapolis Firebirds - 1998 - 2008. 4 year starting kicker for James Madison University – 1995 - 1998. 3 time All-Conference Kicker and selected to play in Blue-Gray National All-Star Game - 1998. JMU Team MVP as a junior - 1997. JMU Team Captain as a senior - 1998. All-State football and soccer player at Williams High School (Burlington, NC) - 1994.
Pro Kicking Coach
"Coach Dan Z" is pursuing his dreams of kicking & punting in the NFL while also coaching the nation's top high school & college kickers/punters.
Dan Z partners with DYNAMIC to train/coach/mentor kickers, direct regional events, and mentor kickers in the college recruiting process. Dan signed with the Carolina Panthers as a free agent to punt in the NFL, but was released and is currently kicking in the Arena Football League and National American Football League. Dan and his wife Becca serve on the staff for DYNAMIC Leadership University to impact student-athletes and experience life to the fullest (John 10:10).
Pro Kicking Coach and owner of Lifetime Kicking Academy. Signed a contract to punt in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers. Serves with DYNAMIC as a mentor in Leadership University. Directs college recruiting Regional Kicking/Punting Camps all across the country. Graduate of Idaho State University.