How to Become a Massachusetts Youth Soccer ODP Coach

 

 

Massachusetts ODP Staff Coaches are appointed by our Technical Director and ODP Director and are subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. All ODP hiring is done in July for the up-coming year that starts in August with tryouts.

 

Head Coach
1. Must first abide by and uphold the "Mass Youth Code of Ethics" and have a demonstrated history of such a standard of behavior.
2. Must hold at minimum a USSF "B" License or an equivalent license (i.e. an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and/or a recognized FIFA equivalent)
3. Must have soccer playing experience at a high level (collegiate and/or semi-professional recommended);
4. Must have coaching experience at a high level (Club, College, or Professional)
5. Must come well-recommended.

Assistant Coach
1. Must first abide by and uphold the "Mass Youth Code of Ethics" and have a demonstrated history of such a standard of behavior.
2. Must hold at minimum a USSF "C" License or an equivalent license (i.e. an NSCAA National Diploma and/or a recognized FIFA equivalent)
3. Must have soccer playing experience at a high level (collegiate and/or semi-professional recommended);
4. Must have coaching experience at a high level (Club, College, or Professional)
5. Must come well-recommended

 

Application to Coach

By applying for a position as an ODP Coach, you will be certifying that you have read and understand the time commitment involved in the position and that you are willing and able to make the commitment to ODP and to your players throughout the ODP year.

 


COACHES AND CONTACTS

DIRECTOR OF OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Jared Scarpaci
• 14th year as ODP Director
• Head Coach Men’s Soccer – Emerson College Men’s Program
• Clemson University
• jfscarpaci@gmail.com



TECHNICAL DIRECTOR OF MASSACHUSETTS YOUTH SOCCER
Ian Mullliner
• Former Director of Coaching – Illinois Youth Soccer
• US Youth Soccer and USSF national coaching course instructor
• USSF “A” License and National Youth License, F.I.F.A Futuro III certificate, F.A. Preliminary Coaching Award and Dutch KNVB Coach’s License
• IMulliner@mayouthsoccer.org



OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM MANAGER
Lynn Gugliuzza
• University of New Hampshire
• Massachusetts Youth Soccer State Coach
• USSF “A” License and NSCAA National Diploma and Regional Goalkeeping Diploma
• Assistant Women’s Coach - Simmons College
• lynng@mayouthsoccer.org



OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
Maureen LaRoche
  • mlaroche@mayouthsoccer.org
    978-466-8812 ext. 221



    U12 BOYS

    • Mike Higgins, Head Coach
    • Westfield State University
    • Girls’ Coach – Woburn High School

    ·        Region 1 Boys' Staff Coach
    NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and National Youth License
    mphigg@aol.com


    Humberto Calle, Assistant Coach
    • University of Antioquia (Colombia)
    • Envigado soccer club (2nd division team, Colombia)
    • L.A.S.A. League
    • USSF “C” License and US National Youth License
    • humberto.calle@crl.com


    Adam Hughes, Assistant Coach
    • Assistant Men’s Coach – Emerson College
    • Bentley University
    • ahughes05@hotmail.com


    U12 Boys Administrator

    Sharron Austin     32 Webber Road, Brookfield, MA 01506    
    itsonlya@gmail.com    
    774-200-3303


    U12 GIRLS
    Carla DeSantis, Head Coach
    • Massachusetts Youth Soccer State Coach
    • University of Massachusetts – Amherst All - American
    • Former Coach at Coast Guard, Tulane and UMASS – Dartmouth
    • USSF "A" License and NSCAA Premier Diploma
    • cdesantis@mayouthsoccer.org


    Leanne Champ, Assistant Coach
    • England Ladies Senior Team (10 caps)
    • Millwall Lionesses
  • • UEFA "B" License
• Boston Breakers Academy
• lchamp@bostonbreakers.com

Rob Holiday, Assistant Coach
• University of Southampton
• Technical Director, Wilmington Youth Soccer
• FA Level 2 License and USSF “D” License
Rob_holliday@hotmail.co.uk

U12 Girls Administrator

Karen McCarthy     10 John Turco Drive, Walpole, MA 02081    
kmccarthy@makejustonecall.com    

 

508-918-8093

 


U13 BOYS

Tom Geis, Head Coach
• Massachusetts Youth Soccer State Coach
• La Roche College
• Former Director of Coaching – Anchorage, Alaska
• USSF “A” License
• tgeis@mayouthsoccer.org

 

John Shimer, Assistant Coach
• Ohio Wesleyan University
• Assistant Coach - Endicott College Men's Soccer
• NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
• john.m.shimer@gmail.com


Javier Mejia-blau, Assistant Coach
• Emerson College
• NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
• francisco.mejiablau@gmail.com


U13 Boys Administrator

Jennifer Adler-Quirk     2501 Tupelo Circle, North Andover, MA 01845
jladlerquirk@gmail.com
978-239-4280


U13 GIRLS
Loy Urbina, Head Coach
• Massachusetts Youth Soccer State Coach
• Region 1 ODP Staff Coach
• USSF “A” License and NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
• US National Youth License, Dutch KNVB International License
• lurbina@mayouthsoccer.org


Cody Schram, Assistant Coach
• Emerson College
• All New England
• Assistant Coach Men's Soccer - Emerson College
• codyschram@gmail.com


Rocco Bellebuono, Assistant Coach
• Augusta College
• USSF D License
• Head Coach Martha's Vineyard United U16G
• handr@vineyard.net


U13 Girls Administrator

Chris Barry     10 Old Country Road, Hingham, MA 02043
ldcabarry@verizon.net
781-264-1406


U14 BOYS
Eric Duda, Head Coach
• Massachusetts Youth Soccer State Coach
• Bowling Green State University
• USSF A License
• ericd@mayouthsoccer.org


Frank Balcarel, Assistant Coach
  • University of Rhode Island
Boys’ JV Coach – Dover Sherborn High School
Former DOC – Capital YSA
NSCAA Premier Diploma

Conrad Whyte, Assistant Coach
John Brown University
Antigua & Barbuda National Team
USSF “A” License
US National Youth License

U14 Boys Administrator

Kristen Stone     35 McLains Woods Road, Groton, MA 01450
kristenstone96@gmail.com
978-448-6454


U14 GIRLS
Alvaro Amaral, Head Coach

• Mass Youth Soccer Association- Instructional Staff
• Former college and L.A.S.A. player
• USSF “B” license
• nunoamaral77@hotmail.com


Tonatiuh Barretto, Assistant Coach
• University of Guanajuato, Mexico
• Club Leon FC, Mexico
• Former Women’s Head Coach – Wheelock College
Tonatiuh.barretto@gmail.com

Byron Brown, Assistant Coach
• University of Maine
• NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
• bbrown31@gmail.com


U14 Girls Administrator

Christine Kofton     3 Brahman Drive, Norton, MA 02766
ckofton@comcast.net
508-286-9046


U15 BOYS
Joe Callabrese, Head Coach
• Westfield State University
• Head Coach Men's Soccer - Endicott College
• USSF “A” License and NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
•  jcalabre@endicott.edu


Dmitri Strunkin, Assistant Coach
• St. Petersburg State University, Russia
• Connecticut Wolves Professional Soccer Club USL
• Professional player Dynamo Stavropol Professional Soccer Club (Russia)
• dmitri.strunkin@gmail.com


U15 Boys Administrator

Cyndi Meaney     31 Pleasant Drive, Bridgewater, MA 02324
clmeaney@comcast.net
774-218-0064

U15 GIRLS
Kevon Isa, Coach
• America International College
• USSF “B” License and NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
• Asst. Women’s Soccer Coach – American International College
• k20isa@hotmail.com


David Suvak, Coach
• Boston College
Head Women’s Coach - Emerson College
• USSF “B” License and NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
• dsuvak@suvakdesigns.com


U15 Girls Administrator

David Albert    67 Flintstone Drive, Pittsfield, MA 01201
kynerethope@hotmail.com
413-281-3282

U16/17 BOYS
Ken Bovel, Coach
• Boston College
• 2 time Region 1 ODP Champion and 2 time ODP National Semi-finalist
• USSF “B” License
• kaybe110@msn.com


Taskin Guven, Coach
• Massachusetts Youth Soccer Instructional Staff Coach
• Played professionally in Turkey
• USSF “A” License and NSCAA Premier Diploma
• taskin1@comcast.net


U16/17 Boys Administrator

Randi Setterlund     68 Crestview Drive, Holden, MA 01520
rssetterlund@charter.net
508-829-2541

U16/17 GIRLS
Tucker Reynolds, Coach
• Head Women’s Coach - Framingham State University
• Head Coach Region 1 ODP U12 Girls
• USSF “C” License and NSCAA Advanced National Diplomma
• treynolds@mayouthsoccer.org


Dave Boloz, Coach
• Massachusetts Youth Soccer Instructional Staff Coach
• University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and Bentley College
• Assistant Women’s Coach – Framingham State University
• USSF “B” License and NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
• dboloz@bu.edu

Erin Doherty, Coach-in-Training

  •  
  • • Worcester State University
    • Massachusetts Youth Soccer ODP U13 - U16
    • Assistant Women’s Coach – Framingham State University
  •  
U16/17 Girls Administrator

Lynn Abel     80 Valley View Circle, West Springfield, MA 01089
storm-911@comcast.net
413-827-7126

GOALKEEPER COACHING STAFF
Joe Brady
• Anna Maria College
• Head Women’s Coach - Clark University
• USSF “C” License and NSCAA National Diploma
• jbrady@clarku.edu


Scott Partridge
• Northeastern University
• ODP Massachusetts State Team
• Mass Prep 2005 All State Team
• scott@socceraspect.com


Adrian Clewlow
University of Richmond
• Richmond Kickers, New Orleans Strom, Pittsburgh Riverhounds
• Head Soccer Coach – Winchendon School
• NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
achewlow@winchendon.org

Vinny Papageorgiou
Franklin Pierce
• NSCAA All-America and Northeast-10 Goalkeeper of the Year
• ODP Massachusetts State Team
• Men’s Goalkeeper Coach – MIT
• papageorgiouv@live.franklinpierce.edu