XMD Coaches


USSF 4V4, 9v9, & 11v11 Grassroots Coaching License

Jake has been playing soccer since a very young age and has coached at soccer camps for over 6 years. He has played competitive high school level soccer at Northwest HS, and now has taken his experience to coach soccer to today’s youth. Jake is in the process of continuing his coaching career and is excited to take what he has learned from USSF, and his personal playing experience to coach with Xeneizes MD.


USSF National D coaching License

Kevin has been playing since a very young age. Played for Poolesville High School, Class of 2010, Lynchburg Men’s Club Soccer, and Montgomery College Men’s Soccer. Kevin is looking forward to continue his coaching career with Xeneizes MD!


Mel has played soccer since she was very young. She played competitive soccer at Gaithersburg High School and was captain while playing at Frostburg State University. Mel has years of experience working with kids, and coaching camps. She also has 4v4 and 11v11 Grassroots License. She is a Certified Personal Trainer and is studying to become a Youth Exercise Specialist. She is excited to gain more experience in coaching by working with Xeneizes MD!

Speed, Agility, & Strength Trainer

Lothar Frenz is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Functional Movement Systems Level 1 (FMS), Precision Nutrition Coach, Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength Professionals Association. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in special populations through the University of Maryland, College Park.

Lothar’s background as an athlete started at the age of five, coached by his late father who was a professional soccer player in his home country of El Salvador and who also created a successful academy titled LOREFA. Lothar excelled in soccer throughout his childhood, playing on Olympic Development leagues and Second Division team Real Maryland F.C. Lothar aims to further his father and his own love and legacy for the game of soccer through developing youth and their dedication to the sport while instilling the values that team sports can offer for life.

As an avid student of new research and evidence-based exercise programming and assessment protocols, Lothar incorporates different techniques to comprehensively assess clients. These assessments include Functional Movement Screens (FMS), maximal and sub-maximal strength and agility tests and VO2 max testing. This facilitates him to optimally design programs that help enhance people’s ability to move better and do so pain-free. As well as, become stronger, faster and enjoy the multitude of benefits that go along with being physically active.

Lothar’s passion and specialty is primarily associated with Soccer, strength and conditioning, and athletic performance. Helping student athletes improve athleticism, development of strength, skills and knowledge for the game of soccer and reducing risk of injury. 


Nick has played soccer for over 8 years and is continuing his soccer career as he plays on his high school team, Wootton Patriots. He has worked with kids for over 2 years at summer camps helping them improve their abilities and now is assisting the XMD Boys U8 team. Nick has his 4v4, 9v9 and 11v11 grassroots license and is continuing his license pathway to become more experienced. He is excited to gain more experience coaching for Xeneizes MD