Tara Petricca, Director of Finance
Tara has been with Massachusetts Youth Soccer for over 11 years. She received both her Bachelor’s Degree and her Masters Degree in Business Administration from Fitchburg State University. She also holds a Massachusetts Youth Soccer F Coaching License. Tara, formerly Coach Education Manager and State Cup Registrar, was promoted to the position of Controller in March 2014. Tara maintains the accounting records, performs all billing and can answer your questions in regards to accounts receiveable and accounts payable. In addition, she maintains the excess health insurance claims records and would be able to help members when filing a claim.
Maureen LaRoche, Office Administrator / ODP Manager
Maureen is the Office Administrator for the Massachusetts Youth Soccer headquarters in Lancaster, MA. She is, however, no stranger to Massachusetts Youth Soccer as she served as a Team Administrator for the Olympic Development Program from 2004 - 2008. Maureen graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in Communications. In addition to her postition at Massachusetts Youth Soccer, Maureen serves as the Head Coach of the Massachusetts Bay Community College Women's Basketball Program. Maureen is responsible for the day to day management of the State Office, is in charge of processing both Tournament Hosting applications and player card requests and is the Manager of the Olympic Development Program.
Tamie Endow, Technical Department Manager
Prior to joining the Massachusetts Youth Soccer staff in January 2012 as the Director of Member Services, Tamie worked for Staples, Inc. and in the construction industry in management positions. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Syracuse University. She has served as a Team Manager for F.C. United and a Team Administrator for the Olympic Development Program. Her primary responsibilities are coordinating license courses, coach/player development programs, tryout evaluations, technical development centers and and summer training centers.
Lori Jimenez, Events and Programs Coordinator
Lori Jimenez is the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Events and Programs Coordinator. She is responsible for scheduling at the Fields at Progin Park in Lancaster, MA and is also the hotel and accommodations coordinator for all tournaments held at the complex. She is responsible for organizing and coordinating various Massachusetts Youth Soccer Events throughout the year. Lori comes to us from Concord-Carlisle Youth Soccer where sshe served as the Travel Program Registrar for 3 years. Lori is an attorney by trade. She graduated from Columbia University and Boston University School of Law. She practiced law for several years in Boston specializing in probate and estate administration.
Richard “Dick” Threadgould, Facilities Manager
Field Complex Pavilion: 978-847-0126
Main Office Extension 233
Dick is a proud veteran of the US Army and has an employment history that stretches back 50 years. At the Norton Company during the 1960's, Dick worked as atile cutter and as a Lab Assistant in the Research and Development Department of the Armoured Products Division. He also worked at the Colonial Press in Clinton, MA for 7 years as the Paperback Bindery & Rotary Pressroom Scheduler. Dick has been with Massachusetts Youth Soccer since April 2008. As the Facilities Manager he supervises all of the facilities staff and operations.
Rachel Woo, Registration
Rachel has been on staff at Massachusetts Youth Soccer for more than 10 years. She grew up in Lowell, MA and was instrumental in starting the Varsity Soccer Program at Lowell High School. She also played soccer throughout her college career. Her primary responsibility is the administration of all registrations in the state. Club and town program registrars are asked to work closely with Rachel to make certain player, coach and administrator registration is completed accurately and in a timely manner. Rachel also administers Certificates of Insurance for every field facility in the state.
Terri Filippetti, Director of State Cup, Presidents Cup and Open Cup
For over 25 years Terri served in a variety of administrative capacities in multiple youth soccer organizations. She joined the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Board of Directors in 2003 where she held numerous Board positions including Director of National Championship Series and where she served as Executive Vice President and a member of the Executive Board. As her own children grew up in the game, Terri began assuming various roles with Shrewsbury Youth Soccer. She served as Director, Treasurer, Vice President and President and was the manager for various club, District Select and ODP teams. The role of managing the State Cup and the Presidents’ Cup was made a staff position in 2013 and Terri was appointed. Since the inception of the Open Cup, Terri has taken on the role of the Open Cup Director as well.
Katie Hunt, Director of Member Services
Katie joined the Massachusetts Youth Soccer staff in March 2014 as the Director of Member Services. She graduated from Northeastern University where she played for the Huskies' nationally ranked ice hockey team. Katie has been involved in youth sports since 1997 including 6 years in various positions with Littleton Youth Soccer. Professionallly, Katie has worked as an Office Administrator and Bookkeeper for businesses in the Littleton area for nearly 20 years. Katie will administer all aspects of the Criminal Offender Record Information (“CORI”) policies and procedures at Massachusetts Youth Soccer and will act as Staff Administrator for the District Select Program.