After more than a decade of successful coaching for West Side Alliance Soccer Club, Wes Branstetter was named the assistant coach for the ORU women’s soccer team in 2015.
Branstetter grew up in Sapulpa, Oklahoma where he was a three year soccer and cross country athlete for Sapulpa High School. While there, he earned all-conference honors as well as being part of the Oklahoma Olympic Development program. He went on to play soccer collegiately for Anderson College.
He attended the University of Tulsa where he earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 2006 and a master’s in business administration in 2008. He has had a successful career in the petroleum industry for the past seven years.
Branstetter began his coaching career in 2003 as the assistant coach of the WSA 92 Boys. Since that time he has been the head coach of multiple teams including the WSA 99 Girls, WSA 96 Boys, WSA 97 Boys Red, WSA 00 Boys Red and WSA 00 Boys Blue. He is currently the head coach of WSA 97 Boys Red, a team he has coached since 2006. They have had great success including being a State Cup Finalist and having 12 players commit to playing college soccer in fall 2015. Wes also currently coaches both WSA 00 Boys Red and Blue teams.
In addition to coaching, Branstetter is the Assistant Director of Coaching in charge of development for West Side Alliance Soccer Club. He also manages Westbank Soccer Complex, a 40 acre facility in west Tulsa.
Branstetter currently resides in Jenks, Oklahoma and looks forward to marrying his fiancé Jenny Schultz in summer 2015.