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Shenandoah FC Elite

Coaching Slate for 2020/2021

Shenandoah FC Elite Technical Staff:

 

Cosmo Balio - Executive Director & Staff Coach:

·      NSCAA Director of Coaching License

·      USSF D License

·      NSCAA Advanced National & National Licenses

·      NSCAA Level 1 & 2 Goalkeeping Licenses

·      Head Varsity Boy’s Coach - John Handley High School 2006-2016

·      Played Division III Soccer at Utica College of Syracuse University


Dr. Desmond Lawless - Youth Development Director & Staff Coach:

·      USSF “A” License

·      NCAA “Advanced National Diploma

·      Ed.D Organizational Leadership - Shenandoah University

·      MS - University of Wisconsin 

·      Men's Head Coach - Shenandoah University (NCAA Div. III) 2006-2011

·      Women's Assistant Coach - Shenandoah University (NCAA Div. III) 2011-2016

·      Women's Head Coach - Heidelberg University Ohio (NCAA Div.III) 1990-1997

·      State ODP Women’s Coach - Ohio North U16 team 1994-1995

·      Men's Head Coach - Kenyon College (NCAA Div. III) 1998-2005

·      Youth Head Coach - Ohio FC, for U11-U18 teams 1998-2006

 

Rebecca Toler - Goalkeeper Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Trainer:

·      USSF D License

·      Assistant Women's Soccer Coach - Shenandoah University  (NCAA Div. III)

·      Assistant Women’s Soccer and Goalkeeper Coach- Huntingdon College (NCAA Div. III)

·      Assistant Boys Soccer Coach - White County Middle School, Sparta, TN

·      GOLD Medalist team member of 2016 (Italy) and 2012 (Turkey)  USA National Deaf Soccer Team

·      2014 Member of Chattanooga FC WPSL

·      Division 1 Soccer Player (Goalkeeper) 3 years at Tennessee Tech, One year at Georgia State

·      Ohio Valley Conference Goalkeeper of the Week 2011

·      Tennessee State ODP 2004-09

 

Matt Brannon - Travel Coach:

·      USSF F License

·      Former 4-year Varsity team member at John Handley High School

·      VHSL All-State 1st team 2008 & Northwestern District Player of the Year 2008

·      Winchester Star Player of the Year 2008


Lewis Brown - Travel Coach:

·      NSCAA National Diploma

·      USSF F License

·      Assistant Varsity Coach at John Champe High School 2017-2019

·      Assistant Men's Coach at Penn State York University 2014

·      JV Head Coach at Central Dauphin East High School 2014

·      Head Coach U10 Boys, U15-U18 Boys at Harrisonburg City Islanders Academy, PA 2013-2016

·      Head Coach U9-U11 Girls, U14 Girls at Capital Area Soccer Association, PA 2013-2016

·      Former College player at Ferrum College (NCAA Div. III)

 

Mike Danielson - Travel Coach:

·      USSF D License

·      Assistant Men's Coach: Shenandoah University 


Haleigh Echard - Travel Coach:

·      USSF D License

·      Varsity Girls Head Coach - John Handley High School 2020-current

·      Asst. Women's Soccer Coach - Shenandoah University (NCAA Div. III) 2018-2020

·      Played on the U18 United States National Team, 2013.

·      Played Division I Soccer at Penn State University from 2014-2018 wherein 2015 she was a member of the National Championship team.

·      Academic All-Big Ten honors three times and was also recognized as a 2016 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

·      Served as a member on the Penn State Student-Athlete Advisory Board and the Athletic Director's Leadership Institute from 2014 to 2018.

·      Member of Penn Fusion ‘96  ECNL Team

·      Former High School player at Cedar Crest High School, PA.

·      NSCAA All-America, NSCAA All-Region II honors and Lancaster-Lebanon Section I first team All-Star and Most Valuable Player plaudits...Two-time all-state selection and three-time Lebanon All-County team honoree


Robert Foglesong - Travel Coach:

·      USSF D License

·      VYSA State ODP Staff Coach 2016-Current

·      Asst. Women's Soccer Coach - Shenandoah University (NCAA Div. III) 2013-Current

·      Richmond Kickers Soccer Club 

·      Head Coach - U9 – 2011/2012,  U11 – 2011/2012, U10 – 2012/2013, U12 – 2012/2013

·      Stafford Soccer Club: Trainer/Player Evaluator - U9-U18 Girls and Boys - Spring 2013

·      ODU Player Development System:  Trainer - 2007-201

·      Technical Training Academy - Trainer - 2009 – 2010

·      Former Professional Soccer Player:    USL Pro - Richmond Kickers 2010-2013

·      Former Collegiate Player:  NCAA Division I - Old Dominion University 2005-2010

·      Former Amateur Playing Experience: USL PDL - Richmond Kickers Futures 2008 & Virginia Beach Piranhas PDL 2009

·      Hampton Roads Strikers (Norfolk United):  Trainer/Field Supervisor - 2011


Gary Foley - Travel Coach:

·      Bio coming soon

Mark Francis - Travel Coach:

·      USSF E License

·      Played Division I Soccer at Wake Forrest University 

·      Former High School soccer player at Williamsburg Christian Academy and Lafayette High School

·      Youth Soccer Coach at Winston-Salem Youth Soccer (1993)

·      Youth Soccer Coach at Upward Soccer U6-U8 (2008-2010)

·      Youth Soccer Coach at Blue Ridge Youth Soccer Coach (2010-2014)

·      Youth Soccer Coach at Winchester United Soccer Club (2014-2017)

·      Former Referee in various youth soccer leagues - Winston-Salem & Williamsburg areas

 

Chris Higgins - Travel Coach/Goalkeeper Trainer:

·      USSF Grassroots 11v11 License

·      Assistant Men's Coach Shenandoah University (NCAA Div. III) 2019-current

·      Graduate Assistant Coach at LaGrange College (NCAA Div. III) 2018-2019

·      Head Coach U16 Girls and U14 Boys at AFC Lighting Troup (South Carolina)

·      Volunteer Assistant Varsity Coach at Liberty High School

·      Played Division III soccer at North Carolina Wesleyan College 2014-2018

·      Played on the varsity team at Liberty High School 2010-2014



Rob Kulton - Travel Coach:

·      USSF E License

·      Head Men's Coach: Shenandoah University (NCAA Div. III) 1989-2006

·      Head Women's Coach: Shenandoah University (NCAA Div. III) 1989-1993


John Lynch - Travel Coach:

·      USSF D License

·      Regional 5 Representative for the NSCAA High School Girls Advocacy Group 

·      NSCAA National License

·      NSCAA National Goalkeeping License

·      Head Varsity Girl’s Coach - John Handley High School 2010-2019

·      Head Coach - Winchester United 2014-2017


Alysha McCleaf - Travel Coach:

·      USSF E License

·      Member of Shenandoah University Women's Soccer Team 2013-2016

·      All-ODAC Team Member 2015 & 2016


Daryn Neiman - Travel Coach:

·      Bio coming soon

 

Liz Pike - Travel Coach:

·      NSCAA Advanced National & National License

·      USSF D License

·      Women’s Head Women's Coach - Shenandoah University (NCAA Div. III) 2007-Current

·      Former Head Varsity Girl’s Coach, Lake Braddock High School

·      Played Division I Soccer at American University where in 1993 she was named an All-American.

·      Selected to American University’s Hall of Fame in 2011.


Rhonda Runion - Travel Coach:

·      USSF E License

·      Assistant Boys Varsity Coach - Millbrook High School 2012-Current

·      Former Collegiate Player:  NCAA Division I - Campbell University

·      4-year Varsity team Member - Millbrook High School

 

Eduardo Santiago - Travel Coach:

·      USSF F License

·      Former Shenandoah University Player - NCAA Div. III

·      Former 4-year Varsity team member at John Handley High School

·      VHSL All-State 1st team 2009 & 2010

·      Northwestern District Player of the Year 2010

·      Winchester Star Player of the Year 2009 & 2010

Scott Bucey - Staff Coach:

·      USSF D License

·      NSCAA Advanced National & National License

·      Head Coach Varsity Coach - John Handley High School 2017-Current

·      Assistant Men's Coach - Shenandoah University (NCAA Div. III)

·      Assistant Boy's Coach - John Handley High School 2014-2016

·      Played Division II Soccer at West Chester University 

 

Matt Cottino - Staff Coach:

·      USSF D License

·      Head Boys JV Coach - Millbrook High School 2020-current

·      Head Girls Varsity Coach - Millbrook High School 2013-2019

·      Head Girls JV Coach - Millbrook High School  2011-2013

·      Former player - Lord Fairfax Community College (NCJAA) 

·      4-year Varsity team Member - Millbrook High School

 

Alex Clouse - Technical/Futsal Academy Coach:

·      VYSA E License

·      Assistant Coach for Richmond Strikers Elite Black 04 Boys 2016-17

·      Assistant coach for Richmond Strikers Premier 04 Boys 2016-17

·      Member of Shenandoah University Men's Soccer Team 2010-2014

·      Played for Westminster Wolves Soccer Club (MD) 2005-2010

·      Played on the varsity team for 3 years at Westminster High School (MD)

 

John Trelawny - Staff Coach:

·      USSF C License

·      Varsity Boys Head Coach - Central High School 2020-current

·      Assistant Varsity Coach - John Handley High School 2016-2019

·      JV Head Coach - John Handley High School

·      Soccer Program Intern - James Madison University's Men's Soccer Program

·      Head Coach - U16/U17 Shenandoah Valley United SC

·      Assistant Varsity Coach - The Wakefield School

·      Assistant Varsity Coach - Central High School