CU Sycamore-Mason

CU Sycamore-Mason - Directors of Coaching


Katie Gaus
Cincinnati United - Sycamore-Mason: Director of Coaching
Phone: (513) 258-3280 Cell
Email: [email protected]

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
  • CUP Staff Coach
  • ODP Coach - New York ('02-'04), Pennsylvania ('90-'94)
  • Former player at the University of Dayton
  • Served as Women's Assistant Soccer Coach Bethany College
  • Bachelors of Education - University of Dayton
  • Masters Degree in Child Development - West Virginia University

Katie serves as a Director of Coaching for the Cincinnati United Sycamore Competitive side. Her primary focus is the girls U8 through U18 competitive teams for CU Sycamore Mason.

Katie has been playing and coaching for over 25 years and brings a special passion for the game of soccer. She played Division 1 college soccer at the University of Dayton while earning her Bachelors Degree in Education. She coached at Bethany College in West Virginia while earning her Masters Degree in Child Development and Family Studies from West Virginia University. She has coached in several clubs across the Northeast from youth to the ODP level ranging from U-6 to U-18. Katie joined Cincinnati United in 2006 coaching for both CU and CUP teams as well as CU's Juniors program. She holds an NSCAA Advanced National license. She is married with 3 children.

Ryan Burton
Cincinnati United - Sycamore-Mason: Director of Coaching
Phone: (514) 641-6866
Email: [email protected]

As a player Ryan grew up and played high school soccer here in Cincinnati. He was a 4 year starter at Ohio Wesleyan University and was fortunate to play in 2 national championships and 1 national semi-finals.  While at Ohio Wesleyan he received his degree in Psychology.  Ryan also has played overseas both in Holland and in Germany and professional indoor here in the U.S.  
Ryan is USSF licensed and has been coaching competitive soccer for over 20 years at the youth, high school and college levels.  While as an assistant coach at Lincoln Memorial University, he earned his Master's Degree in Counseling and Guidance.
Ryan is very excited to be a Director of Coaching at the Sycamore/Mason silo and play an important role in the development of the boys and girls at Cincinnati United.  Ryan is also a CU parent and has enjoyed being involved in all levels at CU.
Ryan has been a staff coach and trainer with Cincinnati United/CUP for 8 years.