COACHING STAFF

Chris has been with Penn Alliance since the program’s founding in 2016 and most recently held the position of Boys Director of Coaching. He has been instrumental in the development and growth of our program. As DOC, Chris has the following responsibilities:
 

  • Act as Day to Day manager of Penn Alliance team coaches and team managers

  • Provide vision and strategic guidance on the long-term development of the Penn Alliance program

  • Develop long and short-term seasonal plans for the program and each constituent team

  • Design and administer the team tryouts and player selection process

  • Design the training priorities for each age group and level

  • Assist with development and implementation of policies and guidelines

  • Organize supplementary skill clinics and camps for the players

  • Identify the most talented players in the club and alert EPYS ODP

  • Educate players and the parents about the playing at the Premier level as well as the HS Varsity and College playing experience

  • Assist players who are actively involved in college recruitment

  • Promote Penn Alliance within the soccer community and help with public relations

  • Act as the technical liaison between Penn Alliance and the EPYS DOC

  • Represent Penn Alliance at State, Regional, and National coaching seminars and workshops

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

College

Philadelphia University 2002-2005

Philadelphia Soccer Seven and Atlantic Soccer Conference 1st team honors

Bachelors in Business Administration

Professional

New York Red Bulls Developmental Team (MLS)

Ocean City Barons, Miami FC (USL)

Philadelphia Kixx, Baltimore Blast, PA Roar (MISL)

Harrisburg Heat (PASL)

SHB Da Nang (V-League, Vietnam)

San Antonio Scorpions (NASL)

COACHING EDUCATION

NSCAA Sport Science Symposium @ NY Red Bulls

NSCAA (National, Advanced National, Premier) Diploma

NSCAA (Director of Coaching, Goalkeeping, Futsal) Certificate

USSF E License

NFICEP Sports Science Certificate

COACHING EXPERIENCE

EPYS Select Training

Head Men’s Soccer Coach University of Valley Forge

Dorsey Training Academy (DTA)

Maple Valley Soccer Association Technical Director

BEST West Director of Coaching

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Geneva College 1st Team All-District

COACHING EXPERIENCE

New York Red Bull Training Program

YTP Sports 

Trainer, Camp Director and Talent scout

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

College

University of Vermont 2008-2012

Professional

New York Red Bulls U18 Academy Team 

American East Regular Season Champions 

Professional European Trial: BK Forward Orebro, Sweden; HIFK Helsinki, Finland 

(PSC) Swedish Showcase Tour 

New York Red Bulls U23 NPSL Undefeated National Champions                                                     

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Youth Soccer System Developmental Program (Greece)

CRUSA

Ukrainian Nationals

Springfield Soccer Club (Delco)

Upper Dublin Soccer Club

Hunter Soccer Club

Futbol24 Soccer Academy

Upper Dublin High School

Wissahickon High School

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

FC HMA - Veria, Greece
Hellenic Flames, Delco, PA

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Berry College Assistant Coach

Winner of the "Instructor Of The Year Award" at Floyd College's NYSP Program

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

College

Spartanburg Methodist College (TEAM MVP honors)

Berry Collegeon

Professional

Captain of the Trinidad & Tobago U14 National team. 

Played for U17 & U20 Trinidad & Tobago National Team

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