Website Manager

Denny Ciornei
Director of Ciornei GoalKeeping Academy ➡️click here to learn more
GK Director of Cleveland Force Soccer Club
Coaching Experience:
  • 10 years of professional experience with Cleveland FORCE and Cleveland CRUNCH
  • 2-time NPSL champion
  • In the last 18 years, 100% of his students have continued their playing career at the collegiate level
  • Coached Charlie Horton, a goalkeeper at Leeds United England
  • Goalkeeping coach at Cleveland State University where he guided both men and women goalkeepers to Horizon league goalkeepers of the year in 2010.
  • Coached Brad Stuver at CSU who, for the first time in school history, was selected as the number one keeper drafted in the 2013 MLS super draft.
  • Coached Alec Ferrell who was also drafted as the number one keeper in the 2017 MLS super draft and was the ACC CHAMPION at Wake Forest University.
Denny also coached over 80 goalkeepers that have been recruited by colleges from his private academy. Just to name a few:
  • Danielle Wiseman (Miami University)
  • Max Hallwachs (Notre Dame University)
  • Tori Hallwachs (Georgetown University)
  • Justin Tepes (Robert Morris University)
  • Sarah L’Hommedieu (Indiana University)
  • Rachel Horton (Davidson University)
  • Nick Costa (Akron University)
  • Jennifer Farwell (Northern Kentucky University)
  • Livia Fain (Cleveland State University)