Gabe Kleinert


Gabe is a young coach who loves teaching the game and building relationships through soccer. He coaches and has coached at a few different levels including club, high school, college, and ODP. In his five seasons as the Westminster College women’s assistant soccer coach, the Titans’ have posted an overall record of 57-31- 9 playing against regionally and nationally ranked opponents.

At Northern Steel he is the head coach of the 01 and 99 girl’s teams as well as in charge of College Recruiting for high school aged boys and girls. He is the head coach of the 06 and 01 PA West ODP girl’s teams. In 2017, his PA West 01 ODP girls team reached the Region 1 ODP final. Kleinert is also a member of the Region 1 ODP coaching staff and a member of the PA West Course Instructor staff. Gabe is an original member of ‘3four3 Coaching’ and is an avid listener of the ‘Just Kickin It Podcast’.

“Since joining Northern Steel in 2016 I have found that this club has a true community feel. The coaching staff is very personable, friendly, caring, collaborative, and knowledgeable. The quality of coaching is immense and the players we are fortunate to coach share those same traits and values. I am very happy to be at Northern Steel and work with such amazing players and coaches.”

Gabe previously coached club at PA Crew Soccer Academy from 2012-2016 where he coached multiple age groups. His teams have won the Jefferson Cup, Baltimore Mania, Ohio Nike Challenge Cup, Columbia Invitational, CASL, Blue Chip, US Club Regionals, and have finished as State Cup Finalists.

He recently obtained his USSF National ‘B’ License in January 2018 and he also possesses a NSCAA National Diploma and a Coerver Youth Diploma.

As a college player, he was a four-year starter at Geneva College, where the Golden Tornadoes recorded the third-most wins in school history (53). He graduated from Geneva in 2011 with degrees in Business and Sports Management. He also obtained a Masters of Education degree from Westminster College in 2015.

Gabe is originally from Lansdale, PA and currently resides in New Wilmington, PA.