Meet Our Team of Experts
Owner & Founder
Kevin McMullen founded "Science of Goalkeeping" in 2017. He is the current Goalkeeper coach for Temple University Men's Soccer. McMullen was added to the Temple men's soccer coaching staff as a graduate assistant/goalkeeper coach in April of 2018 after serving on Villanova University's coaching staff for the past 2 years. McMullen, an avid goalkeeper specialist, comes to Temple with 2 years of Division 1 NCAA coaching experience as well.
In McMullen's first season with Villanova, he helped lead the program to a historical landmark by reaching the NCAA tournament; the program's first appearance in its rich history. He helped Goalkeeper, Will Steiner, to lead the Big East in saves, tallying 94; a staggering 20 saves ahead of his competitors.
McMullen also serves as a GK coach for NJ ODP, Philadelphia Union's Development Academy and Goalkeeper Development Program, and is the Director of Goalkeeping for Lower Merion Soccer Club. He formerly played professionally in Poland for Bron Radom. Before entering the professional ranks, he was a standout at Rutgers University in New Brunswick for three seasons. In 2011, McMullen helped lead Rutgers to its first NCAA Sweet 16 appearance in over a decade.
McMullen was recruited out of high school to attend SMU in Dallas, Texas before deciding to return to his native New Jersey roots. In high school, he helped lead the Washington Township Minutemen to its first ever Group IV Championship. At the conclusion of his playing career, McMullen spent two years working as analyst at J.P. Morgan in Investment Banking Operations before electing to enter the coaching ranks.
McMullen earned a Bachelor's degree from Rutgers University in Economics with a minor in Planning and Public Policy. He holds a USSF National F License, NJYS F License and is CPR AED certified. He will be pursuing an MBA with a concentration in Strategic Management while serving with Temple Men's Soccer.
Technical GK Coach
Dan is assistant coach for the University of Pennsylvania Men's team. Before coaching at U. Penn, Dan coached at the University of Connecticut. He also coached club soccer for several years while in Connecticut, for Northeast United Premier as a head coach and as a goalkeeper coach. Dan also has worked as a head coach and goalkeeper coach at many different soccer camps during the past six years. Dan was the starting goalkeeper and team captain for the Temple University Men's team. Dan has the third lowest goals against average at Temple University and was the first goalkeeper in school history to record shutouts in four consecutive games.
Technical GK Coach
Ryan Sandell is the current Volunteer Assistant and Goalkeeper Coach at Drexel University. He also works with the Philadelphia Union Academy, in a part-time capacity, working with their Academy players, Pre-Academy players, and Goalkeeper Development Program.
A four-year player at Elizabethtown College, he was a Mid-Atlantic Regional All-American, and 1st Team All-Landmark Conference selection his senior year. Sandell went to 3 conference finals at Etown, including an appearance in the NCAA Tournament his senior year, where they exited in the second round. Sandell posted a GAA of 0.68, save percentage of 0.825, and 8 shutouts in his senior year, as well. Following the end of his final season at Etown, he signed a professional contract with the Philadelphia Fury of the American Soccer League, where he still plays.