Coach Tim Grove
Tim Grove is in his fifth season with LSC-Tomball. In his first season with the squad he took a team that that had been 6-40 over the previous three seasons and transformed them into a conference contender finishing runner-up in the regular season and also in the conference tournament. In his second season with the team, LSC Tomball finished the season undefeated and won the regular season conference championship. This year the team won their conference division only losing one match.
A native of Houston, he also currently works for Houston Dynamo of MLS in their Academy system and is the Director of Soccer Operations at Concordia Lutheran High School where he holds a 96-1-12 record over the last 5 seasons. Prior to Dynamo he coached McMurry University from 2007-2010 producing several all-conference selections. Grove also worked for the Nike Premier Club, Texans FC, one of a handul of US Development Academy Clubs in the United States. Previously, Grove coached for the PDL franchise, Sioux Falls, Spitfire where he served as Associate Head Coach and Director of Spitfire Academy and Camps. Before Spitfire, he coached the women at Eastfield College leading the team to a runner up finish in the MAC conference while also training various teams for Everton FC America in Dallas. In 2004, Grove was hired as head men’s coach at Alma College in Michigan where he led the team to its best conference finish in the last 10 years. During this time, he also served on the NCAA ranking committee as a representative of the Midwest Region. In 2003, as first assistant at the University of Texas at Tyler, Grove helped his team win the American Southwest Conference championship and United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship with a record of 20-1, while also coaching with East Texas Spirit Soccer club which participates in the Dallas Classic League. Grove has directed and trained at various camps for ten years including a number of NCAA Division 1 schools. He also served as a coaching instructor for North Texas Soccer while working at Club DSG as technical director.
Grove played collegiate soccer on athletic scholarship at Eastern Illinois University and St. Edwards University (Austin) where he helped both teams to the conference finals, a national ranking, and Eastern Illinois University to the NCAA Division I tournament. As a youth, he was captain of the South Texas State ODP team while playing for the Houston Texans and Classics Soccer Clubs winning three state titles. Grove also played and captained the Klein Oak High School team and was named a MVP, while being selected as a US Reebok High School All-Star. After college Tim played in the USISL, LASA, and USL professional/semi-professional leagues, most recently captaining the PDLs Laredo Heat.
Grove holds a NSCAA Premier Diploma, USSF National Youth License, USSF National B License, NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, NSCAA Regional Goalkeeping Diploma, FA Psychology Badge, and a FA Fitness Badge. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Stephen F. Austin University and is pursuing a Masters in Sports Administration from Concordia University Irvine.
GK Coach Victor Martinez
Martinez was a stand out goal keeper for the Timberwolves. Martinez served as captain for two years leading LSC-T to the conference tournament in every season. In the fall of 2012 he also helped the team to an undefeated regular season run, the first in the programs history.