Dan Kumprey was born near Milwaukee, WI, and continues to cherish his family that supports each other in everything (Judy [mom], Bill [dad], Troy [big brother], and Billy [little brother.]) Dan graduated from and wrestled for Marquette University before relocating to Portland with his wife Sara Grimes in 1996. He immediately began teaching math and coaching wrestling at Lake Oswego High School, which is when he became friends with Dominic Yambasu. He continues to teach at LOHS, and is honored to work with the good people of Dynasty House, helping children and families in honor of Dominic's father and sister, Kaimba and Finda,
Wife, Mother, Grandmother.
Education: Masters of Arts in Teaching, retired June 2011. Recent Work Experience: 31 years of teaching at Gresham High School. Over the years duties included teaching Health and Physical Education, coaching soccer, basketball, track and cheer-leading, running the College and Career Center and assisting with the International Baccalaureate program. Passions: Soccer and travel, and if we can combine the two, even better. Hobbies: Cooking, working out, golf, cycling, reading.
Nick grew up in New England and moved to Lake Oswego, Oregon in 1990 with his wife Patti and daughters Jaimie and Laurie. He retired in 2014 after a successful career in Sales and Merchandising with both Columbia Sportswear and the Merrell Brand Apparel division of Wolverine Worldwide.
Nick first met Dom Yambasu while developing his soccer coaching credentials in the early 1990’s. Throughout the years he learned a great deal about the game from Dom and was fortunate to work alongside him at the competitive level in Club Soccer at the Lake Oswego Soccer Club. After his retirement from the private sector, Nick worked as Dom’s Assistant from 2014-2017 on the Varsity Women’s Soccer team at Lake Oswego High School.
Thanks in part to Dom’s influence and counsel, Nick has coached girls’ soccer teams at virtually all ages and abilities in both the Lake Oswego Soccer Club and Crossfire Oregon Soccer Club since 1997. He currently coaches three Club teams in both organizations and serves also as the Assistant Women’s Varsity Soccer Coach at Canby High School in Canby, Oregon.
He is a former President of the Lake Oswego SC, a former board member of the Oregon Youth Soccer Association and the former Treasurer of the Oregon Youth Soccer Foundation. In 2002 he was named the Oregon Nike Competitive Coach of the year, and was also named one of only 8 coaches in the USA (1 of 2 in soccer) to win the inspirational "Double Goal Coach" award by the prestigious POSITIVE COACHING ALLIANCE based at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.
Nick was privileged to join the Kaimba Board in 2016.