Michael Palermo: Head Coach
I am in my 18th year of coaching at Blue Springs High School as the Boys Head
Varsity Coach and the girls Assistant Varsity Coach. I currently hold a “C” level
coaching license. As a former member of the Wildcat Soccer team, I was a 1 st
Team ALL-State player twice and played in Blue Springs first-ever appearance in a
soccer State Championship. I went on to play at Rockhurst University where I
achieved academic All- American honors and played in two National
Championships. Some of my early accomplishments included: Member of the U.S. Regional
(Olympic Development) team from U12-U18. Member of the U.S. National Team (pool player)
from U14-U18. I have always had an intense passion for the game of soccer and have always
tried to bring that same passion to my coaching.
Brett Lewis: Assistant Coach
I am currently in my 6th year of coaching, heading into my 2nd year coaching at BSHS. As a former
member of the BSHS boys soccer team, I was an All-Area, All-Conference, All-Region, and All KC Metro
team player. I went on to play at William Jewell College where I earned All-Conference honors and was
an honorable mention All-American. I was a part of the 2010 WJC Men’s Soccer Team that competed in
the NAIA national tournament final four. During my years at William Jewell, I played in the Premier
Developmental League in the summers for the Kansas City Brass and earned a PDL player of the week
honor. Along with my High School coaching duties, I also coach youth developmental club soccer for the
KC Select soccer club. I’ve loved the game of soccer ever since I was 4 years old and bring my passion for
the sport into the coaching realm. I love using the sport of soccer as a tool to teach important life
lessons about handling adversity, persistence, commitment, and hard work with the goal of
transforming boys into men.
Hannah Bomar – JV Coach
2014 – Bomar appeared in all 18 games for the Lions, started 11 of them at forward… In her second game of the season, Bomar put a goal in the net against Missouri S&T, along with assisting on Kelsey Haist’s goal… Hannah racked up two assists and a goal against Rogers State… Her final goal of the season came in a 3-3 draw against East Central… Finished second in points for Lions with 9 points on 3 goals and team leading 3 assists and a shot-on-goal percentage of .581 (25-43).
Prior to Southern – Hannah comes to Southern from Lee’s Summit North High School where she was a four-time letter winner at forward for the Broncos and head coach Ryan Kelley…earned first team All-Conference, All-District, All-Area, and second team All-State honors while picking up the conference Offensive Player of the Year and Examiner Player of the year honors as well…As a junior in 2013, Bomar earned first-team All-District honors. As a freshman in 2011, she helped lead the Broncos to the high school district and conference championship while helping LSNHS reach the state finals in 2012 as a sophomore. Bomar also played two years of club soccer for KC Fusion reaching the finals of the Kansas State Cup and won the Midwest Regional Championships. Hannah also played in the Olympic Development Program from 2007-09.
Personal – Hannah is the daughter of former Southern Men’s Soccer player Robert and Tonia Bomar and plans to major in either secondary education or early childhood.