Ben Mackenzie, senior soccer player at Northkake Christian School, shows off the Wolverines' 2017
Northshore Independent Athletic League 5th & 6th grade soccer championship trophy flanked by Lake morning show host Charles Dowdy at right & Lake Sports Director Mike Pervel . Pervel also presented coach Ben Mackenzie with a homemade soccer trophy recognizing his team's NIAL championship. The Wolverines 6-1-1 won six straight matches including a hard-earned 1-0 championship victory over Christ Episcopal. Congrats to coach Ben & his champion Wolverines!
Meet the Coach
Nick Chetta, Head Coach
Nick Chetta has been a member of the Northlake Christian coaching staff since 2003. Before coaching, Nick played at St Paul's High School and was named Adidas Player of the Year. Nick went on to play collegiately at Spring Hill College in Alabama and then professionally, for the Louisiana Outlaws. Nick holds his USSF National License in soccer and is currently the head coach of both the boys and girls teams. Nick led the Boy’s Soccer Team to the Division III 2011 State Championship, and to the State Finals on three other occasions. Also notable, he was named The 2011 Louisiana Coach of the Year. Coach Chetta currently serves in the capacity of Assistant Athletic Director.