Bronson Gambale Named National Technical Director at Kings Hammer Soccer Club

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COVINGTON, KY (January 4th, 2024) – Kings Hammer Soccer Club proudly announces the appointment of Bronson Gambale as the National Technical Director, overseeing all regions. Gambale has a distinguished coaching background, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role.

Gambale holds impressive qualifications, including a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s of Science in Counseling and Life Coaching at Liberty University, as well as a USSF A License.

Before joining Kings Hammer, Gambale served as the Girls Academy Director and Technical Lead at Skyline Elite SC since 2022. During his tenure, he revitalized the National League platform, achieving notable successes in wins, curriculum enhancement, player development, and national performance. 

Prior to his role at Skyline Elite SC, Gambale served as the Head Coach of the ECNL Girls at Virginia Development Academy from January 2020 to 2022. He achieved significant improvements in team performance, goals, and recruitment profiles, with all seniors committed to Division 1 and 2 schools. Gambale also served as the Director of Coaching from 2015 to 2022, where he directed program operations, facilitated player education, and created a comprehensive recruiting platform, leading to the largest class of committed players in each of the last four years. 

Gambale also served as the Head Women’s Coach at Southeastern University from May 2013 to January 2015. He achieved remarkable success with the largest recruiting class in program history, significant improvements in the team’s record, and the establishment of various program records.

“I want to share my gratitude and appreciation to Kevin McCloskey, Chris Peterman, and Paul Nicholson, as well as the entire search committee, for the privilege of stepping into this tremendous role. It is an honor to be a part of Kings Hammer and its DNA and to represent what is already being done here.

The mission to “Grow People” and the energy from everyone I have met is infectious. My wife, Samantha, and our children immediately knew that Kings Hammer was a special place. I am looking forward to getting to know everyone, leading to the best of my ability as National Technical Director, and continuing to move Kings Hammer forward as an example of development on all platforms. I have been honored to have great mentors, clubs, and roles during my years. I am thankful for all those who have invested in my growth and development.

With complete conviction and seeing what is being done, I know Kings Hammer is unique, and I am ready to immerse myself in it to carry out the mission and core values that set us apart,” said Bronson Gambale, Kings Hammer National Technical Director.

“We underwent a very extensive search looking for a candidate that had the same set of values, vision, and passion to grow the game within the Kings Hammer Organization and beyond. Bronson naturally became the perfect fit, as he conveyed his vision and plan for the position. Not only is he a top-level educator and professional, but more importantly, he is a great person that cares about helping and developing people. We are thrilled to welcome him to our organization, and excited to keep improving our product for our players, parents, and coaches,” said Kevin McCloskey, Kings Hammer President.

“The Kings Hammer family is thrilled to have Bronson join.  Bronson is a special person, he is very engaging, and his passion for comprehensive development of athletes is unique.  We are proud to offer Bronson’s services to our members and families,” said Chris Peterman, Kings Hammer Chief Executive Officer.

Kings Hammer Soccer Club eagerly anticipates the positive impact of Bronson Gambale’s leadership and expertise as the club continues to strive for excellence in its soccer programming.


About Kings Hammer

Kings Hammer Soccer Club, which was founded in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area, has become one of the most recognizable youth soccer clubs in multiple regions of the United States.

The club provides appropriate training for soccer at every level. Players, coaches, staff, parents contribute directly to the positive environment at Kings Hammer Soccer Club. From developing collegiate, professional, and national team level athletes to providing all players the opportunity to love the game, the development structure services all skill levels.

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