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Coaching Academy Staff

The NSCAA Coaching Academy staff includes some of the most educated, experienced and accomplished soccer coaches in the country.  Click on the names below to learn more about each of them.

Director of Coaching Education

Name Coaching Position
Ian Barker NSCAA Director of Coaching Education

Director of Goalkeeping Academy

Name Coaching Position
Tony DiCicco Director, NSCAA Goalkeeping Academy;
CEO/Founder, SoccerPlus

Director of Coaching Emeritus

Name Coaching Position
Peter Gooding Head Men's Coach, Amherst College (retired)
Schellas Hyndman Head Men's Coach, Grand Canyon University
Jim Lennox Head Coach, Hartwick College (retired)
Jeff Tipping Director of Performance, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

National Staff

Name Coaching Position
Danny Beamer Executive Director, Roanoke Star Soccer Club (Va.)
Matt Billman Head Boys Coach, Cumberland Valley High School
John Bluem Head Men's Coach, The Ohio State University
Gary Book Assistant Coach, Hofstra University
Chico Borja Head Coach, Coral Springs United Futbol Club (Fla.)
Tim Bradbury Director of Coaching Instruction,
Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association
Peter Broadley Head Men's Coach, John T. Hoggard High School; Director of Player Development at Premier UK Soccer 
Richard Butler US Development Academy, Charlotte Soccer Club
Gary Cook Head Boy’s Varsity Coach, Wilbraham & Monson Academy
George Crampton Head Men's Soccer Coach, DeSales University (Pa.)
Felicity Day Coaching Director, John Smith Soccer Schools
Hylton Dayes Head Men's Coach, University of Cincinatti
Tony DiCicco Director, NSCAA Goalkeeping Academy;
CEO/Founder, SoccerPlus
David Di Tomasso Head Men's Coach, Elmhurst College (Ill.)
Anson Dorrance Head Women's Coach, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Roy Dunshee Head Men's Coach, Washington College; Regional Director, Coerver Coaching
Theresa Echtermeyer Dir. of Coach and Player Dev. (Rec Division) Real Colorado
Men's and Women's Varsity Coach, Mt. Vista High School
Jill Ellis Development Director, U.S. Soccer
Alan Ewing Coach, Concord Fire Soccer Club (Ga.)
Nancy Feldman Head Women's Coach, Boston University
John Fitzgerald Associate Head Men's Soccer Coach, United States Merchant Marine Academy
Marc Francis General Manager, Colorado Storm
Ben Freakley Assistant Men's Coach, Georgia Southern University
Lesle Gallimore Head Women's Coach, University of Washington
Bob Gansler Head Coach, U.S. Men's National Team (retired)
Vince Ganzberg Teacher and Coach, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard High School
Jay Golomb Owner/Director of Coastal Kicks Soccer
Cyndi Goodwin Assistant Women's Coach, University of the Redlands
Barry Gorman NSCAA Senior Academy Staff
Lauren Gregg Technical Advisor, FIFA
David Gregson Head Men's Coach, Embry-Riddle University (Fla.)
George Hageage Head Women's Coach, Eastern Washington University
April Heinrichs Technical Director, U.S. Soccer
Rob Herringer Head Men's Coach, Benedictine College
Sheri Huckleberry Professor, Ohio University
Neil Hull Director, Players Academy of Soccer Skills (PASS)
Laura Kerrigan Head Girls Coach, Cary High School
Tracey Leone Head Women's Coach, Northeastern
Timo Liekoski Various Positions, Football Association of Finland
Nora Maguire-White Regional Director of Coaching & Player Development,
SOCA Augusta (Virginia) 
Paul Marco Head Men's Coach, Binghamton University
Jaime Maldonado Coach, Mustang Soccer Club
Jay Martin Head Men's Coach, Ohio Wesleyan University
Ron McEachen Head Men's Coach, Skidmore College (retired)
John Murphy Assistant Men's Coach, Clemson University
Jason Neumann Executive Director, Hoover Soccer Club
Mike Noonan Head Men's Coach, Clemson University
Tim O'Donohue Associate Head Coach, University of Connecticut
Sam Okpodu Executive Director, South Carolina Youth Soccer Association
Giovanni Pacini Head Mens Soccer Coach, Lasell College (Newton, MA);
Technical Director,
Mt. Washington Valley Soccer Club (North Conway, NH)
Paul Payne Head Men's Coach, Bloomsburg University (Pa.)
Jason Pendleton Head Varsity Girls Coach, Blue Valley Southwest (KS.)
George Perry ISL Commissioner, Indiana Soccer Association
George Purgavie Senior Coach of Soccer Programs, Bates College
Deb Raber Head Women's Coach, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Janet Rayfield Head Women's Coach, University of Illinois
Kendall Reyes NSCAA State Director, South Carolina;
Executive Director, Soccer Vision Global
Greg Ryan Head Women's Coach, University of Michigan
Sue Ryan Head Women's Coach, Stony Brook University
Marco Santillan President and Coaching Director, Academicos Football Club (Calif.)
David Saward Head Men's Coach, Middlebury College (Vt.)
Dave Schneider ODP Coach, Long Island Junior Soccer League
Tim Schum Head Men's Coach, Binghamton University (retired)
Michael Seigfried Head Boys Coach, Elco High School (Pa.)
Brandon Silva Head Coach, Immaculate Heart Academy
Bret Simon NSCAA National Academy Staff
Jerry Smith Head Women's Coach, Santa Clara University (Calif.)
Marvin Smith Director of Coaching, Baton Rouge Soccer Association (La.)
Bill Steffen NSCAA Senior National Staff
Kim Sutton Head Women's Coach, Chico State (Calif.)
Jeremy Tosaya Head Men's Soccer Coach, Dakota Wesleyan University
Frank Tschan Sport Director/Club Manager, Int. School of Düssledorf
Jeff Vennell Athletic Director, Cranbrook Schools (retired)
Tony Waiters President and Technical Director, World of Soccer (BC)
Randy Waldrum Head Coach, Houston Dash
Lang Wedemeyer Head Women's Coach, South Dakota State University
Ken White Head Boy’s Coach, Ravenwood High School (Tenn.)
Doug Williamson Pastor, The United Church of Proctor (Vermont) 

 

Director

Ian Barker

COACHING POSITION:

NSCAA Director of Coaching Education

Assistant Directors

Directors of Coaching Emeritus

Peter Gooding

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Amherst College (retired)

Schellas Hyndman

Jim Lennox

COACHING POSITION:

Head Coach, Hartwick College (retired)

 

Senior Academy Staff

National Staff

Danny Beamer

COACHING POSITION:

Executive Director, Roanoke Star Soccer Club (Va.)

Matt Billman

COACHING POSITION:

Head Boys Coach, Cumberland Valley High School

John Bluem

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, The Ohio State University

 

Gary Book

COACHING POSITION:

Assistant Coach, Hofstra University

Chico Borja

COACHING POSITION:

Head Coach, Coral Springs United Futbol Club (Fla.)

Tim Bradbury

COACHING POSITION:

Director of Coaching Instruction, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association

Peter Broadley

COACHING POSITION:

Executive Director, Cape Fear Soccer Association

Richard Butler

COACHING POSITION:

US Development Academy, Charlotte Soccer Club

Gary Cook

COACHING POSITION:

Head Boy’s Varsity Coach, Wilbraham & Monson Academy

 

 

George Crampton

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Soccer Coach, DeSales University (Pa.)

NSCAA State Director, Northeast Pennsylvania

NSCAA Academy Staff Coach

Felicity Day

COACHING POSITION:

Coaching Director, John Smith Soccer Schools

Hylton Dayes

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, University of Cincinatti

Tony DiCicco

COACHING POSITION:

Director, NSCAA Goalkeeping Academy; CEO/Founder, SoccerPlus

David Di Tomasso

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Elmhurst College (Ill.)

Anson Dorrance

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Roy Dunshee

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Washington College; Regional Director, Coerver Coaching

Theresa Echtermeyer

COACHING POSITION:

Dir. of Coach and Player Dev. (Rec Division) Real Colorado; Men's and Women's Varsity Coach, Mt. Vista High School

Jill Ellis

COACHING POSITION:

Head Coach, U.S. Women's National Team

Alan Ewing

COACHING POSITION:

Athletic Director, The Museum School

Nancy Feldman

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, Boston University

NSCAA National Staff coach

 

Marc Francis

COACHING POSITION:

Director of Community Programming and Soccer Development, Colorado Storm

NSCAA State Director (Colorado)

Ben Freakley

COACHING POSITION:

Assistant Men's Coach, Georgia Southern University

Lesle Gallimore

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, University of Washington

Bob Gansler

COACHING POSITION:

Head Coach, U.S. Men's National Team (retired)

Vince Ganzberg

COACHING POSITION:

Teacher and Coach, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard High School

Jay Golomb

COACHING POSITION:

Director of Goalkeeping, Jacksonville Youth Soccer Club

Cyndi Goodwin

COACHING POSITION:

Assistant Women's Coach, University of the Redlands

Barry Gorman

COACHING POSITION:

NSCAA Senior Academy Staff

Lauren Gregg

COACHING POSITION:

Technical Advisor, FIFA

David Gregson

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Embry-Riddle University (Fla.)

George Hageage

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, Eastern Washington University

April Heinrichs

COACHING POSITION:

Technical Director, U.S. Soccer

Rob Herringer

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Benedictine College

Sheri Huckleberry

COACHING POSITION:

Professor, Ohio University

Neil Hull

COACHING POSITION:

Director, Players Academy of Soccer Skills (PASS)

NSCAA State Director, Texas

Laura Kerrigan

COACHING POSITION:

Head Girls Coach, Cary High School

 

Tracey Leone

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, Northeastern

Timo Liekoski

COACHING POSITION:

Various Positions, Football Association of Finland

Nora Maguire-White

COACHING POSITION:

Regional Director of Coaching & Player Development, SOCA Augusta (Virginia) 

Jaime Maldonado

COACHING POSITION:

Coach, Mustang Soccer Club

Paul Marco

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Binghamton University

Jay Martin

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Ohio Wesleyan University

Ron McEachen

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Skidmore College

John Murphy

COACHING POSITION:

Assistant Men's Coach, Clemson University

Jason Neumann

COACHING POSITION:

Executive Director, Hoover Soccer Club

Mike Noonan

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Clemson University

Tim O'Donohue

COACHING POSITION:

Associate Head Coach, University of Connecticut

Sam Okpodu

COACHING POSITION:

Executive Director, South Carolina Youth Soccer Association

Giovanni Pacini

COACHING POSITION:

Head Mens Soccer Coach, Lasell College (Newton, MA); Technical Director, Mt. Washington Valley Soccer Club (North Conway, NH)

Paul Payne

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Bloomsburg University (Pa.)

Jason Pendleton

COACHING POSITION:

Head Varsity Girls Coach, Blue Valley Southwest (KS.)

George Perry

Coaching Position:

Commissioner, Indiana Soccer League

NSCAA Academy Staff

Past President, NSCAA (2014)

George Purgavie

COACHING POSITION:

Senior Coach of Soccer Programs, Bates College

 

Deb Raber

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Janet Rayfield

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, University of Illinois

Kendall Reyes

COACHING POSITION:

NSCAA State Director, South Carolina; Executive Director, Soccer Vision Global

Greg Ryan

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, University of Michigan

 

Sue Ryan

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, Stony Brook University

Marco Santillan

COACHING POSITION:

President and Coaching Director, Academicos Football Club (Calif.)

David Saward

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Middlebury College (Vt.)

Dave Schneider

COACHING POSITION:

ODP Coach, Long Island Junior Soccer League

Tim Schum

COACHING POSITION:

Head Men's Coach, Binghamton University (retired)

Michael Seigfried

COACHING POSITION:

Head Boys Coach, Elco High School (Pa.)

Bret Simon

COACHING POSITION:

NSCAA National Academy Staff

Jerry Smith

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, Santa Clara University (Calif.)

Marvin Smith

COACHING POSITION:

Director of Coaching, Baton Rouge Soccer Association (La.)

Bill Steffen

COACHING POSITION:

NSCAA Senior National Staff

Kim Sutton

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, Chico State (Calif.)

NSCAA Academy Staff member

Frank Tschan

COACHING POSITION:

Sport Director/Club Manager, Int. School of Düssledorf

Jeff Vennell

COACHING POSITION:

Athletic Director, Cranbrook Schools (retired)

Tony Waiters

COACHING POSITION:

President and Technical Director, World of Soccer (BC)

Randy Waldrum

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, Houston Dash

Lang Wedemeyer

COACHING POSITION:

Head Women's Coach, South Dakota State University

Ken White

COACHING POSITION:

Head Boy’s and Girl's Coach, Ravenwood High School (Tenn.)

Doug Williamson

Coaching Position:

Pastor, The United Church of Proctor (Vermont) 

Associate National Staff