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Coaching Slate for 2019/2020

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 Cottino - Travel Coach:

  •  USSF D License
  • Head Girls Varsity Coach - Millbrook High School 2013-Current
  • Head Girls JV Coach - Millbrook High School  2011-2013
  • Former player - Lord Fairfax Community College (NCJAA) 
  • 4-year Varsity team Member - Millbrook High School

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


Haleigh Echard - Travel Coach:
  •  USSF D License
  • 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 StateStudent-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

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)

John Trelawny - Travel Coach:
  • USSF C License
  • Assistant Varsity Coach - John Handley High School 2016-current
  • 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


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

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

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.

Alysha McCleaf - Travel Coach:
  • USSF E License
    • Member of Shenandoah University Women's Soccer Team 2013-2016
    • All-ODAC Team Member 2015 & 2016

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


Mike Danielson - Travel Coach:

  •  USSF D License
  • Assistant Men's Coach: Shenandoah University 


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-Current
    • Head Coach - Winchester United 2014-2017


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


Chris Higgins - Travel Coach:

  • 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


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

Alex Clouse - Techincal/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)

Scott Bucey - Travel Coach:

  • USSF D License
  • NSCAA Advanced National & National License
  • Assistant Men's Coach - Shenandoah University (NCAA Div. III)
  • Head Coach Varsity Coach - John Handley High School 2017-Current
  • Assistant Boy's Coach - John Handley High School 2014-2016
  •  Played Division II Soccer at West Chester University 

Rebecca Collimore - Travel Coach:
  •  USSF E License
  • Member of Shenandoah University Women's Soccer Team 
  • Member of FC Bucks '97 ECNL Team
  • 4-year Varsity Team Member at Jackson Memorial High School (Jackson, NJ)

Bretton Butler - Travel Coach:
  •  Bio Coming Soon

 

Daryn Neiman - Travel Coach:
  • Bio coming soon


Gary Foley - Travel Coach:
  •  Bio coming soon

 

Terry Hudson - Travel Coach:
  •  Bio Coming Soon

Eduardo Santiago U10 Boys (2008) Coach:
  •  Bio Coming Soon
Eduardo Santiago U10 Boys (2008) Coach:
  •  Bio Coming Soon
Ken Melnikoff U10 Boys (2008) Coach:
  •  Bio Coming Soon
Ken Melnikoff U10 Boys (2008) Coach:
  •  Bio Coming Soon
Ken Melnikoff U10 Boys (2008) Coach:
  •  Bio Coming Soon
Ken Melnikoff U10 Boys (2008) Coach:
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