Hometown: Akron/Cleveland, Ohio
Playing Background: Internationals Soccer Club: Multiple Ohio North State Titles, Regional Finalist, Indoor National Championship, Disney Cup Finalist, Dallas Cup Finalist, multiple international tournaments and exhibition games in Sweden, Denmark, Canada, Mexico, Germany, Netherlands and Belgium. Walsh Jesuit High School: High School State Finalist, National Ranking, HS State Player Accolades, 4 year starter, Captain. ODP: Ohio North Team, Regional Pool.
Education: BS Psychology and Finance; Certified Teacher - Special Education
Coaching Education: NSCAA Premier, NSCAA Advanced National, NSCAA National, NSCAA Advanced Regional, NSCAA Regional, NSCAA State, NSCAA Goalkeeping Level I and II, USSF D, Multiple Special Topic Modules.
Coaching Experience: Over 10 years’ experience coaching all levels ranging from young recreational players to older premier level players. I have worked with several High School programs in the Lowcountry including West Ashley High School and RB Stall High School. I’ve been with SCUMP since its inception. Before USA/MP I coached for SCU/MP, MPSC, Charleston United and Internationals Soccer Club. I’ve worked multiple college camps throughout the country, worked with local elementary school programs, special education athletic programs, people to people international programs and more. I’ve coached teams in international tournaments in Sweden and the Netherlands.
Club Accomplishments: Multiple tournament and league titles with many teams over the years. I’m personally proud to witness the development of players I coached over the years. This includes soccer specific development as well as academic and life success.
Favorite Club: Arsenal
Favorite Player: My hero player growing up was Walter Zenga (Italian and Inter Milan Goalkeeper).
Favorite Color: Arsenal Red
Favorite USA/MP Coaching Moment: Too many to count.