Technical Staff Bios

Clyde Watson - Technical Director

With more than 28 years of professional coaching experience, Clyde Watson is a familiar figure in D.C. area soccer. A prominent member of the Guyana Men's National Team for more than 10 years, Watson graduated from Clemson University, where he was All ACC all four years. Watson served as assistant coach of the Washington Warthogs, Coach of the University of the District of Columbia, and as assistant coach of the WPS's Washington Freedom from 2001-2010. Clyde is one of six members of the ECNL Standards Committee. He was named NSCAA 2007 Youth Girls National Coach of the Year, USYS 2011 Region I Girls Competitive Coach of the Year, VYSA 2011 Virginia Girls Competitive Coach of the Year and 1998 Boys Youth Virginia Coach of the Year. He has coached teams to 13 USYS Virginia State Cups, three USYS Region I Championship titles, a 2011 USYS National Finalist title and a 2007 USYS National Championship title. Clyde holds a USSF "B" License, a UEFA "A", NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, and a National Youth License.

Keith Tabatznik - Director of Soccer

Keith is the former coach of the Georgetown University men's soccer team that he guided to national prominence during his 22 years as head coach. He is Georgetown's all-time winningest men's soccer coach and ended amongst the top 35 active collegiate coaches in wins. Twelve Hoyas players who played for Tabatznik were placed in the professional ranks. Keith has served as an analyst on Fox Soccer Channel for the NSCAA college games of the week as well as a guest commentator for Comcast Sports and DC United pre-game and post-game shows. He holds a USSF "A" Coaching License and serves as a member of the United States National Coaching Education Staff. He was inducted into the Virginia/DC Soccer Hall of Fame in 2011. Keith grew up in Baltimore and had a very successful career playing collegiate soccer at American University.

John Szaro - Goalkeeper Director

License: USSF National C Playing Experience: Rochester Flash, NY Express Coaching Experience: East Region GK Coach, VA ODP Staff GK Coach, Former GK Coach for American University, Adelphi University (mens and womens), Hofstra University, Former Assistant GK Coach for NYIT

Jaime Moreno - Player Development Director

A product of Bolivia's Tahuichi Academy, Coach Moreno enjoyed an outstanding career in the MLS, where he was the all-time leading scorer. Moreno began his career at Club Blooming. He also played for Independiente Santa Fe (Colombia) and Middlesborough (England). In the MLS, he played with D.C. United helping to lead them to MLS Cup in 1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004, and winning the MLS Cup MVP in 1997. From 1991-2008, he played for the Bolivia national team.

Jamil Faryadi - U8-U12 Boys Age Group Director and Programs Director

License: USSF B & NSCAA Advanced National Diploma Playing Experience: Collegiate and Amateur Coaching Experience: Over 25 years of Coaching, 7 State Championship, 4 Regional, 2 National Finalists

Jaon Ahmad - U8-U12 Girls Age Group Director

License: USSF B, NSCAA National Youth Diploma, USSF National Youth License Playing Experience: Making the District and State ODP teams, Captain of the ODP team Coaching Experience: Launched several successful teams from the U9 level including the '00 Hotspur before being selected to build the Juniors program from the ground up.

Jamil Walker - U13-U19 Boys Age Group Director

Jamil has been a member of the MYS coaching staff since 2008 with a proven record of excellence in the club and beyond. Jamil played collegiately at Santa Clara University and upon graduation, was drafted by the San Jose Earthquakes in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft. In 2005, Jamil was traded to DC United where he played until 2007. Jamil's success with the MYS Hotspur includes 3x US Youth Soccer National Championship appearances (2015, 2016, 2017) capturing the title of Champions in 2016 as well as several USYS Regional appearances and State Cup Champion titles. In 2014, Jamil was honored by the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches of America) as the Youth Boys Coach of the Year. Jamil holds a US Soccer A coaching license.