Director of International Soccer Tours and Mission Trips
Joshua Kiper is the Head Soccer Coach for Columbia College Ladies Soccer Team. “Josh took his college team to Jamaica on a GSM International tour and fell in love with Jamaica. Josh is also part of the GSM International Coaching Education Staff, and we are happy to have Josh part of our coaching staff, and the appointment of Josh ass our Director of Soccer Tours and Mission Trip will benefit GSM Ministry efforts in Jamaica,” Paul Banta-President of GSM.
Josh is a graduated from Southern Wesleyan University as a four-year starter. He graduated from Southern Wesleyan with four Bachelor of Science Degrees in Business Administration, Accounting, Recreation, and Sports Management. Kiper has professional playing experience with Mexican representative teams. He has a national and advanced national coaching diploma from the NSCAA. He has 15 years of coaching experience combining college, club, and high school coaching, while also having served as the Plant City YMCA Program Director. Josh is heavily involved in youth soccer coaching for Liverpool FC and was recently awarded 2016 Boys Coach of the Year for South Carolina Youth Soccer. Joshua resides in West Columbia, SC with his wife Shena and their children Joshua, Jaxon, Jordyn and Jenna.