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Jim Nickens Is Appointed To The Indiana Soccer Board of Directors

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WESTFIELD, Indiana, (June 29th, 2021) - Indiana Soccer Associated is excited to announce the addition of Jim Nickens to its Board of Directors. 

Jim is President of InSource in Indianapolis, IN., a leading financial solutions partner for banks, broker-dealers and financial professionals across the country. He joined InSource in 2011 after a successful tenure as Senior Vice President and Sales Manager for Key Investment Services LLC (KIS) where he was responsible for providing sales leadership to financial advisors in the Eastern New York and Vermont regions.  

Prior to joining Key, Nickens served as Regional Investment Sales Manager and Vice President for NatCity Investments, managing a successful team of financial advisors in Indiana and Kentucky. Previous to that position, he was Vice President and Affiliate Sales Manager for Fifth Third Securities in Toledo, OH. There he was named Manager of the Year and qualified for the President’s Circle.  

Jim has always believed in giving back to the communities in which he resides and is an enthusiastic advocate for the causes where he can help affect change. Currently, he is active on the Banking Insurance & Securities Association (BISA) Diversity Committee, serves on the boards of the Indiana Soccer Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House of Indiana Finance Subcommittee. Prior board work includes Woodland Hill Montessori School, Unity House of Troy, and Double H Ranch. In his spare time, Jim is a coach at Indy Premier Soccer Club.

Most importantly, Jim cherishes his time with his wife and three daughters. 

He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Amherst College (Amherst, Massachusetts) and holds Series 6, 7, 24, 51, 63, and Life, Accident, and Health Insurance licenses.  

Dave Guthrie, Indiana Soccer’s Executive Director stated “I have had the pleasure of working with and observing Jim in his service as the president of the Indiana Soccer Foundation. He has demonstrated his commitment to the Indiana Soccer family for many years and in numerous capacities. I look forward to his continued contribution of excellence in his service as a member of Indiana Soccer Board of Directors.”

Jim’s soccer accomplishments include, but are not limited to:  

Coaching Licenses  

  • NSCAA Level 1 Diploma: 2017  
  • USSF D License: 2018  
  • Leadership and Coaching Experience  
  • Indiana Soccer Foundation - President  
  • Indy Premier Soccer Club: 2015-Present
  • East Greenbush Soccer Club: 2007-2011  
  • Fishers Soccer Club - Parent Coach: 2013-2014 
  • Kickin' It soccer program - Coach and Board member: 1997-1999 
  • MetroKicks - Instructor: 1999-2002  
  • Internationals Soccer Club - Player/Manager/Coach: 1999-2000  
  • Private Goalkeeper Trainer and Instructor: 1992-1996  
  • Midwest Soccer Academy Summer Camps - Goalkeeping: 1987-1991  

About the Indiana Soccer Association - Indiana Soccer is a member of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), United States Youth Soccer (USYS), Unites States Adult Soccer Association (USASA), and United States Futsal Association (USFF). It is a not-for-profit Indiana corporation, allowing tax-deductible donations and contributions to the fullest extent of the law. Indiana has a current membership base of over 60,000 youth players, 3,000 adult players, 8,000 active coaches, 3,800 referees, and thousands of volunteers through its network of over 140 local member clubs across the state of Indiana. 

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