KCD Athletics is pleased to welcome Othaniel (O.T.) Yanez as our new Girls Soccer Head Coach and Taylor Delker as our new Girls Soccer Assistant Coach.
Othaniel (O.T.) Yanez grew up playing soccer in his home state of California. O.T. played four seasons at the University of Louisville before being drafted into the MLS by Columbus Crew. He has also played professional indoor soccer as well as professional futsal.
O.T. has experience both playing and coaching in multiple leagues at multiple levels across the U.S. and in multiple countries. As a teenager he had a short stint in Germany. As an adult he played futsal and co-founded an English Football School. He has also coached for clubs such as Reign Academy (Seattle, WA) and Juventus Academy Silicon Valley just to name a couple. O.T. also co-owned and operated Beast Mode Soccer Seattle in Seattle, WA. He was also one of the inaugural Directors of Soccer at COPA Soccer Training Center in Walnut Creek, CA.
Recently O.T. was the small group trainer and camp coordinator/coach for Gotham FC. O.T. is now working with Louisville City, coaching the boys U-15 and U-19 teams.
Taylor Delker has played soccer since she was four years old. She played in college, as well as, semi-professional in her home state of Oklahoma. She began coaching 10 years ago, during her senior year of undergraduate school, and fell in love with teaching the game of soccer to kids of all ages.
During her coaching career, she has coached kids of all ages from toddlers to junior college students. She moved to Louisville two years ago with her husband and two dogs, and is so excited to start the season with KCD.
Kentucky Country Day School is a private JK–12, coeducational school located on a spacious 80+ acre campus in Louisville, KY. KCD combines a rigorous academic program with a wide variety of athletic and extracurricular programs. Our outstanding faculty creates an intimate learning environment that is both challenging and supportive.