MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
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 blessed with outstanding kids (Jason, Sarah Kate) and over 25 years of players he has coached who are like family.
Favorite Movies - Pursuit of Happyness, Courageous, The Lion King, Braveheart, Lone Survivor, and Miracle "Story of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team" Favorite TV Series - The Chosen, Tim Tebow Doc. series Favorite Music Artist/Songs - Elevation Worship ("See A Victory" & "Resurrecting" & "Here Again"), Bethel Worship ("Raise a Hallelujah" & "Take Courage"), and Chris Tomlin ("How Great Is Our God - World Edition Live") Favorite Vacation Destinations - Venice, Italy; Newport Beach, CA; Columbus, OH "The Shoe"; Lake Tahoe, CA; Favorite Books - The BIBLE, The Calvary Road, Above the Line, The Winners Manual, Shawshank Redemption Favorite Apps on your phone - The BIBLE, ChickFila, ESPN, Liberty Flames Football, Ohio State Buckeyes Favorite College Teams - The Ohio State Buckeyes & Liberty U. Flames Favorite Pro Teams - Charlotte FC MLS Soccer, Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Reds, US National Soccer Team, Charlotte Eagles Soccer
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 25 years of professional coaching & high school varsity coaching experience (Football, Soccer, Basketball & Tennis) - 1991-present. Currently the Special Teams Coach for Providence Day HS Varsity Football Team (Charlotte, NC). 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 - 2018. Kicking Specialist Coach with Chris Sailer National Kicking Camps - 2015 - 2018 Varsity Football Coach (Special Teams / K/P) - Providence Day HS, Marvin Ridge HS, Ardrey Kell HS, Butler HS. (2000 - present) Head Varsity Soccer 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. Speaker on leadership, faith, 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."
Dan "DZ" Zeidman
DYNAMIC Director of Football Kicking & Outreach / Missions
"Coach DZ" is a faith-filled, purpose-driven, family-oriented leader, athlete and professional coach. DZ accomplished high-level career goals in college and in pro football (earning NFL training camp tryouts with multiple NFL teams including the Carolina Panthers). DZ has worked with DYNAMIC as a Professional Kicking Coach and Mentor/Leader in Leadership University since 2016. DZ is very passionate about equipping student-athletes to reach their God-given potential!
Dan Zeidman signed as a free agent to punt in the NFL, and has kicked/punted in smaller pro leagues like the Arena Football League and National American Football League. Dan, and his amazing wife Becca, have served together with DYNAMIC Performance Sports, DYNAMIC Leadership University, and taken student-athletes to HAITI to live life to the fullest (John 10:10) through DYNAMIC Scholarship Fund. Dan and Becca had their first child, Emma in April 2020.
Pro DYNAMIC Kicking Coach and owner of Lifetime Kicking Academy. Signed a free-agent contract to punt in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers. Also had punting tryouts with NFL Cincinnati Bengals. Serves as a V.P., Director, and Mentor/Leader 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 and elite HS K/Ps all across the country. Graduate of Idaho State University.
DYNAMIC Staff, Interns, Coaches, and Board of Directors
DYNAMIC is blessed to have outstanding leaders serving with DYNAMIC on the front lines. DYNAMIC hires professional coaches and Interns to direct sports outreach and leadership life-changing programs/events. DYNAMIC has an outstanding Board of Directors who have served the ministry with excellence behind the scenes since 2003.
"The DYNAMC Board" is the backbone of our ministry in the Carolinas. The members of the Board serve the ministry by providing oversight, direction, accountability and help with fundraising. We have been blessed to have an outstanding, committed Board of Directors since 2003.
DYNAMIC is led by the DYNAMIC Board of Directors. DYNAMIC’s Board gives oversight and direction to our DYNAMIC Staff Team, Coaches, Interns, and Volunteers.
DYNAMIC was started by Mike Stricker in 2003 (incorporated in NC in 2004), and the core group of our amazing Board of Directors have served this outreach ministry faithfully for over 18 years.
DYNAMIC’s Staff is on the front lines leading sports outreach & leadership & mentoring programs daily. DYNAMIC’s Staff leads outreach trips to Haiti, recruiting trips to colleges, and coaches in Local/National Camps to impact student-athletes. DYNAMIC’s Staff raises monthly missionary support and depends on local church partners to resource the budget to operate on the front lines all year long.