Milwaukee Simba's Coaches
Our volunteer staff consists of experienced former professional and college soccer players from diverse backgrounds, whose main goal is to introduce soccer to Milwaukee's urban population.
Demitrius White was brought up in the Bronzeville Neighborhood by a single mom with six siblings, White moved around constantly. When he was introduced to soccer at age 9 at Lloyd Street School, he proved to be a natural.
In 1998, White was a club superstar with Simbas and a regular on the Midwest Region ODP team, even getting invited to the U.S. national camp and Adidas Elite Soccer Program (ESP) 2003 for the nations top youth players, where he made the All-star team.
He went on to traveled to France, Brazil and Cuba along with other international countries, and excelled for Riverside’s high school team, earning all-conference honors for three years. In 2004, he went on to play for the MLS’ Chicago Fire and later the Puerto Rican national team before returning to Milwaukee in 2008. With the guidance of one of his mentors, he revived Milwaukee Simba Soccer Club, Inc. in 2012 and became President of the organization in 2014.
Born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Middle School- Member of the Olympic Development teams south region and Florida state team 1998-1999. High School- Honorable mention 2000-2001 High school freshmen, Assist leader for Broward County 2002 sophomore, and 2nd team All-County 2003 junior. College- University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Men’s Soccer 4 year Letter winner 2004-2008. WIAC Scholastic honor roll 2005-2006/2006-2007. Most Improved Player 2005. 3 NCAA Tournament Appearances. Assistant Coach for the Whitewater Whippets 2009 U11. Graduate- Major-BSE/Health, Human Performance & Recreation, Minor in Coaching 2009. MLS Tryout for Sporting K.C. formerly known as Kansas City Wizards 2010. Simba S.C. coach U9-U11 2014-present & Simba Men’s Soccer team 2015/2016.