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 is married to Caroline Stricker and they have 4 children (Jason, Sarah Kate, T.J., Alex)
Favorite Movies - Pursuit of Happyness, War Room, Courageous, Braveheart, and Miracle "Story of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team" Favorite Music Artist/Song - Elevation Worship ("Resurrecting"), Bethel Worship ("Take Courage"), and Chris Tomlin ("How Great Is Our God - World Edition Live") Favorite Vacation Destination - Venice, Italy Favorite Books - The BIBLE, Purpose Driven Life, The Calvary Road Favorite Apps on your phone - The BIBLE, ChickFila, ESPN, Liberty Flames Football, Ohio State Buckeyes Favorite College Teams - Liberty U. Flames & The Ohio State Buckeyes Favorite Pro Teams - US National Soccer, Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Reds, Columbus BlueJackets
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 - present. 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 Eagles Amateur Team) - 1996 - 1999. Taught Physical Education in North Carolina and Ohio (Elizabeth Traditional E.S. & Gahanna H.S.) - 1994 - 1999. Awarded the Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools - 1999. Selected to All-Ohio State All-Star Soccer Game (Defender, Captain - Greenhills HS) - 1990. Inspirational Speaker on Leadership, Faith Development, and Coaching at conventions, schools, retreats, conferences, 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 through 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 Professional 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 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 the 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 is on staff with DYNAMIC to train/coach/mentor kickers, direct regional events, and walk kickers in their 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 have served 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. Also had tryout with NFL Cincinnati Bengals. Serves as a Staff Director and Mentor in DYNAMIC Leadership University. Leads DYNAMIC's outreach trips to Haiti with his wife, Becca. Dan and Becca have a heart for the nations!! Directs Regional Kicking/Punting Camps for college recruiting all across the country. Graduate of Idaho State University.