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Coaching Staff
  • Ahmad, Jaon Coach
    • 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. 

  • Brizzi, Mike Coach
    • Playing Experience: NCAA D1, University of Cincinnati. 
    • Coaching Experience:  5 years - Cincinnati United Youth Soccer Club, 3 years Assistant Coach - the University of Cincinnati, 1 year Junior College Assistant Coach - Cincinnati State, 1 year International Tournament Coach U16 boys – Gothia Cup with Samba Soccer Club.

  • Butler, Daniel Coach
    • License: USSF E license; NSCAA National Diploma
    • Playing Experience:  Numerous State Cup titles as youth, CCBC (College), Chesapeake Dragons (PDL), Aegean Hawks, Central Park Rangers FC, NY Cosmos "COPA NYC" tournament participant, Alexandria ASA Reds (WPL)
    • Coaching Experience:  Capital Futbol Club (2014 – 2016) -Assistant Coach DCPDA Liberty U16/U17 Super Y league National Semi – finalist (2015) -San Diego Surf Cup with DCPDA Liberty (Summer 2015) -Edmund Burke School Girls Varsity (2014) -DC Stoddert (2012 – 2014

  • Faryadi, Jamil Coach, Age Group Director (U13 - U18 Boys)
    • 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 Finalist

  • Finney, Patrick Coach
    • License:  USSF B
    • Playing Experience: Played Travel in Texas, New Mexico, and Alaska
    • Coaching Experience:  12 years at MYS

  • Gann, Ben Coach
    • License:  USSF D, USYS National Youth License
    • Playing Experience:Guilford College (NCAA D-III)
    • Coaching Experience: Assistant Coach at McLean since 2011. Finalist at 2016 Virginian Elite Soccer Tournament, 2015 McLean Premier Soccer Tournament, 2014 CASL Shootout, and 2013 Bull Run Tournament.

  • Germain, Ann Coach

    License: USSF “C”

    Playing Experience:  

    US Women’s National Team

    McLean Youth Player

    Coaching Experience:  

    30 years club coaching, high school, VA state ODP. 

    VYSA 2017 Girls Coach of the Year.

    VA/DC Soccer Hall of Fame

     


  • Gonzalez, Julio Coach
    • License: USSF B license
    • Playing Experience: International Soccer Player for 18 years (Argentina and Mexico)
    • Coaching Experience: 34 years experience coaching; Assisted with many coaching education programs around the world; Coaching experience with adult and youth teams, camps, Ballmasters.  Coach of Elementary and JV Soccer teams at Potomac School.

  • Harkes, Cindi Coach, Age Group Director (U13 - U18 Girls)
    • License:  USSF C
    • Playing Experience:  Woodson HS, U16 Regional / National, UVA (All-ACC and Academy All-American), U19 US Youth National Team, Sheffield Wednesday Ladies, Ilkeston Town Rangers (UK), Maryland Pride (W League Champions).
    • Coaching Experience:  15 years youth soccer experience, Washington Spirit coach, WT Woodson Hall of Fame, VA/DC Soccer Hall of Fame.

  • Heupel, Brent Coach

    License: USSF A, USSF National Youth, NSCAA Premier, NSCAA GK Level 1

    Playing Experience:  VYSA ODP District Team, Two Year Varsity Letterman at JMHS, NCSL Division 1, Recruited to D1 and D3 Schools in VA, MD, and PA

    Coaching Experience: 10+ years coaching experience in the Northern VA area, with the past eight years at McLean Youth Soccer. Experience includes roles as an assistant and head coach (U9-U15); age-group lead (U8-U10); and trainer for teams and programs for both the boys and girls age-groups from U7-U17. Previously served as the Assistant Director of the U7 Academy program and previous experience with various VYSA and Super Y programs.


  • Jones, Craig Coach
    • License:  USSF A, National Youth License, NSCAA National Diploma, UEFA C License
    • Playing Experience: George Washington University,  Semi Professional UK
    • Coaching Experience: Present Head Coach George Washington University, 18+ years in Northern Virginia youth soccer, VYSA ODP, Region I ODP Staff

  • Jones, Eleanor Coach

    • License: USSF D License; NYCC (National Youth Coaching Course) Certification
    • Playing Experience: Member, University of Nottingham Women's First XI; Participant, 2008 Nottingham Varsity Series
    • Coaching Experience: MCLN Extreme Gold, winner, ODSL Spring 2010; winner, PWSI Icebreaker Spring 2010; MCLN Spirit Gold, finalist, SYC St. Patrick's Day Spring 2011; MCLN Real Gold, winner, ODSL Sportsmanship Award

  • Leiba, Brent Coach
    • License: USSF A, NSCAA Advanced National
    • Playing Experience:  George Mason University
    • Coaching Experience: McLean ECNL, Howard University

     


  • Mahmoudpour, Farzad Coach
    • License: NSCAA(Premier Diploma) and USSF National Youth License
    • Playing Experience: Played professional in Iran and U.S.A ( Cape Cod Crusaders), including some international games against Russian U23 National Team; Locomotive of Moscow Club and Azerbaijan.
    • Coaching Experience:  Experienced in various coaching levels, including college, high-school, club teams (Springfield-SYC, Arlington-ATS, McLean-MYS). Current state ODP coach.

  • Manning, Ahmad Coach

    License: USSF C

    Playing Experience:

    • University of Rhode Island, MLS (Columbus), USL (Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Western Mass Pioneers)

    Coaching Experience:

    • 15 years youth soccer experience, 4 years Division I College Soccer  (Siena College - Albany NY), New York Red Bulls Training Programs,  FC Florida, Elite Soccer Academy (FL), Region I ODP Staff

     


  • Mazzotta, Corinne Coach
    • License: USSF E License, NSCAA Goalkeeper Level 1 Diploma, NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
    • Related:  Master's Degree in Education
    • Playing Experience: FSC Premier Youth Soccer in CT, Penn State Harrisburg Varsity, Penn State University Club & Varsity, UD Barbadas Segunda National Team in Spain
    • Coaching: Bethesda SC U8, 5 years at Sporting CT; Academy Director and Age Group lead for U8-12, Assistant Soccer Coach University of New Haven 

  • McMahon, Jenny Coach

    License: USSF D

    Playing Experience: George Washington University (NCAA North East Regional All-American) USL-W League Maryland Pride

    Coaching Experience: 17 years coaching experience at youth level; ECNL, WAGS, and NCSL; VA ODP District Staff


  • Michel, Cristian Coach

    • License: USSF "B", National Youth License, Coerver Diploma
    • Playing Experience: Trained at Tahuichi Soccer Academy in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Graduated with his Tahuichi Master diploma; De Anza College in San Jose California; Transferred to Marymount University in Arlington- named Captain his Junior year.
    • Coaching Experience:  The National Cathedral School, The Potomac School, Langley High School. Assistant Coach at Marymount University for Men's Program. McLean Youth Soccer coach for 6 years - head coach of various teams ranging in ages from U9-U18.

     


  • Morgan, Brian Coach
    • Director Coerver Coaching Maryland
    • Head Coach Severna Park High School Girls Soccer
    • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
    • 10 years coaching experience

  • Moumen, Nadir Coach

    • License: B
    • Playing Experience: Played locally for BRYC, VISTA, and FPYC. Standout for Robinson's very successful HS teams. Played VA State ODP. Played for JMU's back-to-back National Champion club soccer teams.
    • Coaching Experience: 4 VA State Cup Championships with 2 different teams and a Regional Semi-Finalist. 3 Time Mid-Atlantic ECNL Champion which included 3 top 10 regular season overall finishes. Helped place 50 players on collegiate soccer teams. Assisted the Howard Lady Bison to the first conference final (Great West Conference) and championship (SWAC Conference).

  • Murray, Bruce Coach

    • License: USSF A
    • Playing Experience: Extensive playing history, including Clemson University Hermann Trophy winner; US National Team, US Olympic Team, 1990 World Cup.
    • Coaching Experience: Extensive coaching history at youth and collegiate levels.  Member of the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame.

  • Portillo, Alan Coach
    • License: D License
    • Playing Experience: Youth travel player
    • Coaching Experience: 6 years

  • Shine, Maire Coach
    • Playing Experience: William and Mary Division 1, BRYC Stars Elite (W-League), McLean HS
    • Coaching: 5 years of youth coaching experience

  • Sullivan, Kayley Coach
    • License: USSF E,  USSF D  
    • Playing Experience: Played locally for TAP, LMVSA, & Bethesda, MD state champions; played Division I on scholarship at GW, captain senior year
    • Coaching Experience: MYS Youth Coach (U4-U7),2007-present. Student Coach for Level Playing Field in El Alto, Bolivia in 2011. Specializes in early player development, coaching juniors this year.

  • Szaro, John Director of Goalkeeping
    • License: USSF National C
    • Playing Experience: Rochester Flash, NY Express
    • Coaching Experience: Boys Region 1 ODP

  • Tabatznik, Keith Coach, Director of Soccer
    • Licenses:  USSF A; US National Youth License; NSCAA DOC Diploma; NSCAA Futsol Diploma
    • Playing Experience:  American University; Capitol Soccer League
    • Coaching Experience: 22 years Georgetown University men's soccer coach, US Region I ODP Head Coach – 6 years, Asst Coach Bermuda National Team for World Cup Qualifying – 2years; US National “B” Team coach 3 years
    • TV analyst for NCAA, MLS,DC United.  VA/DC Soccer Hall of Fame. Baltimore Friends School Athletic Hall of Fame
    • Scout for US Soccer Youth National Teams; Instructor US Soccer National Licenses

  • Valencia, Marcelo Coach
    • License:  USSF B LICENCE, USSF NATIONAL YOUTH LICENSE, NSCAA PREMIER DIPLOMA, NSCAA ADVANCED NATIONAL DIPLOMA
    • Playing Experience:  George Washington University, Former Pro Player
    • Coaching Experience: MYS Coach 2005 - Present, The Potomac School 2001 - Present

  • Vezina, Kenric Coach
    License:  USSF D (Note:  I will complete the USSF D this summer.  I currently have my USSF E license)
    Playing Experience:  East Greenwich Youth Soccer (RI), East Greenwich High School (RI) Varsity Soccer, Rhode Island ODP (1993)
    Coaching Experience:  MYS U10 Silver Team Coach (2014-2015), MYS U11 Gold and Silver Team Head Coach (2015-2016).

  • Wadeson, Dan Coach
    • License: US Soccer National A License, NSCAA Premier Diploma
    • Coaching: University of District of Columbia Men's Assistant coach

  • Walker, Jamil Coach
    • License:  "A"
    • Playing Experience: NSCAA/adidas All-Far West Team, 2003 MLS Cup Champions, 2006 & 2007 MLS Supporters Shield Winner
    • Coaching Experience: 2013 State Cup Champions, 2013 Region Semi-Finalists, 2014 State Cup Finalist, 2014-15 #1 National GotSoccer Ranking, 2015 Region League Champion

  • Walla, Sona Coach
    License:  US Soccer "B" License; US National Youth License
    Coaching: 8 years Youth soccer Head Coach; Founder Graspsoccer.com; International Coaching Internships (AC Milan , FC Barcelona, Racing de Strasbourg , Ajax Amsterdam) 

  • Watson, Clyde Coach. Technical Director
    • License:  USSF B, UEFA A, NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, National Youth License.
    • Playing Experience:  Guyana Men's National Team, Clemson University (4 year All-ACC)
    • Coaching Experience:  UDC Coach, Washington Warthogs Assistant Coach, Washington Freedom Assistant Coach.  Extensive youth coaching credentials, including VYSA 2011 Girls Coach of the Year, USYS 2011 Region I Coach of the Year, 13 State Cups, 3 Region I Championships, USYS Finalist, USYS National Championship (2007,MPS Freedom).  VA/DC Hall of Fame.

  • West, Todd Coach
    • Head Coach, American University 2000-present
    • Region 1 Boys ODP Head Coach
    • Region 1 Boys ODP U-16 (2001 age group) Head Coach
    • Region 1 Boys ODP Staff 1998-present
    • Assistant Coach, DC United 2000-2002'
    • Assistant Coach, US U-20 National Team 2000-2002
    • USSF 'A' license # 1124

  • Winters, Lucas Coach
    • US Soccer National "C" license
    • US Soccer National Youth License
    • Former US Youth International Player
    • 2 Years Asst coach Northern Va Community College
    • Region 1 ODP ID Camp Staff

  • Zuleta, Rodrigo Coach

    o   Master of Science in Sports Industry Management – Georgetown University

    o   5 years as Head Coach with Bethesda Soccer Club U10s-12s primarily in NCSL

    o   3 years as Head Coach for PPA Youth Development Program.

    o   Captain of Temple University Varsity Soccer Team, Division 1 NCAA

    o   Captain of Walt Whitman HS, 4-Year Starter & 1st Team All-Met