John Saleska was hired as the full-time Director of Soccer Operations for both the men's and women's soccer programs in March of 2012. He previously was the graduate assistant coach and played four years, three as the starting right back, of varsity soccer as a member of the Falcons. His playing resume includes three-consecutive conference championships and back-to-back second round appearances in the NCAA Tournament.
Prior to that he was
a three-year varsity defender at West Bend East High School
and part of that school's first-ever Little 10 championship
squad. He most recently played for FC Brewers in the Majors
division of the Wisconsin Adult Soccer Association.
Saleska's coaching experience includes three years coaching both boys and girls at West Bend United SC, a year coaching girls soccer at Milwaukee Lutheran High School, and three years as boys and girls varsity assistant at Homestead High School. He currently coaches with the Bavarian Soccer Club. Saleska holds both an NSCAA Advanced and USSF National 'D' Coaching Diplomas.
Saleska is married to Tara and the couple has a son, Owen.