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Potomac Soccer Association

2018-19 Boys Coaches

Jesse Balsamo

BU15 Blue 04

Coaching Credentials – USSF D License; USC National Diploma

Coaching Experience – Current Our Lady of Good Counsel HS Girls Varsity Assistant Coach; Current Washington Spirit Super-Y Girls Head Coach; Former MSYSA ODP B2003 Assistant Coach


Andrew Banadda
BU15 EDP 04, BU17 EDP 02

Coaching Credentials – USSF C License; USC Premier Diploma

Coaching Experience – Former Laurel Lions Head Coach
Playing Experience – Middlebury College; Bullis School; Bethesda SC

Education – Middlebury College


Alie Basma
BU12 Black 07

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience – Former Bethesda SC Head Coach
Playing Experience – Shepherd University

Education – Shepherd University


Nico Bermudez
BU13 White 06

Coaching Credentials – USSF C License

Coaching Experience – Current Brit-Am Soccer Academy Head Coach; Former Pipeline Soccer Club Head Coach; Former Summer Camp Coach at McDonough School and Loyola University
Playing Experience – Towson University; Real Maryland FC (PDL), Atletico Madrid Academy Player

Education – Towson University, BA in Sports Management with a minor in Business Administration


Eric Cava
BU16 Blue 03, BU19 Blue 00
Coaching Credentials - USSF C License

Coaching Experience – Current Gaithersburg HS Boys Varsity Coach; Former Churchill HS Boys JV Coach; Former MSYSA ODP Coach 

Playing Experience  Clemson University (2010 Academic Achievement Award, 2009-2010 ACC Collegiate Student Athlete Honor Roll); Region 1 ODP; Eastern PA ODP; FC Delco; Broadneck HS (2005 & 2006 NSCAA High School All-American, 2005 Adidas ESP All-Star Team)

Education – Clemson University


Dylan Dempsey
BU13 Blue 06, BU17 Blue 02

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License; USC Premier Diploma

Coaching Experience – Technical Instructor for NSCAA Coaching Education Program; Former Our Lady of Good Counsel HS Boys Varsity Head Coach; Former MSYSA ODP Coach; Former Real Maryland FC Super-Y Coach
Playing Experience  Northern Virginia Royals (USL); St. Patrick's Athletic (Ireland); RCD Espanyol Juvenil A (Spain); U.E. Vilassar (Spain); River Hill HS (Three Consecutive Maryland State Championships); SAC United Premier, Bethesda SC; MSYSA ODP

Education – University of Maryland


Andrei Gugiu
BU11 White 08

Coaching Credentials – USSF C License

Coaching Experience – Former SYC Coach
Playing Experience – George Mason University

Education – George Mason University, BS in Biology; Marymount University, MBA


Stephen Hauschild
BU11 Blue 08, BU12 Blue 07

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience – Former CCL PRO23 Assistant Coach
Playing Experience  American University; St. Mary's College of Maryland; Potomac SA USSF Development Academy; MSC Dragons 

Education – American University


Quinton Holton
BU13 Black 06

Coaching Credentials – USSF D License

Coaching Experience – Former Maryland Rush Montgomery Head Coach
Playing Experience –  German/American Youth Soccer Academy

Education – University of Arizona, BS in Accounting and Finance; The American College, MS in Financial Services


Graeme McVie
BU10 White 09

Coaching Credentials – USSF D License

Coaching Experience – Current Little Flower School Varsity Coach; Former Washington Soccer Club Coach
Playing Experience – UK National College (Semifinalist at World University Games); Ayr United (Scotland); Clyde FC (Scotland); Glasgow Rangers Academy (Scotland); Chelsea FC Academy (England)

 

BU10 Blue 09

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience – Current Saint John's Catholic Prep Boys Varsity Head Coach; Fomer Hood College Men's Soccer Assistant Coach; Former Alliance SC Galaxy 99 Coach (2016 USYSA President's Cup National Finalists)

Playing Experience – Hood College (2 year Captain; 2006 All-South; 30 goals and 19 assists; 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee); Northport/Cow Harbor Soccer Club; Saint Anthony's HS (All-CHSAA, Captain)

Education – Hood College, BA in Marketing; MBA (Finance)


BU15 Black 04, BU16 Black 03
Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience – Current Step Forward Sports Academy Founder and Director; Former Maret School Boys Varsity Assistant Coach, Step Forward Sports Academy

Playing Experience – Mount St. Mary’s University (NEC Rookie of the Week); Bullis School (2x All-Met Honorable Mention, 3x All-IAC; All-Gazette; All-Washington Examiner); MSYSA ODP; Potomac SA Cougars; Baltimore Bays SC

Education – Mount St. Mary’s University, BA in Business and Sports Marketing    

 

Mathew Parsons

BU14 White 05, BU17 White 02

Coaching Credentials – USSF D License

Coaching Experience – Current Sherwood HS Boys Varsity Head Coach
Playing Experience – Frostburg State University
Education – Frostburg State University

Mars Rabara

BU16 White 03
Coaching Credentials – USSF C License; USC Advanced National and Goalkeeper Level 3 Diplomas

Coaching Experience – Former Our Lady of Good Counsel HS Boys Varsity Assistant Coach, Former Potomac Cougars 93 Assistant Coach (2010 BU17 MSYSA State Cup Champion); Former Potomac Cougars FC Assistant Coach

Playing Experience – Hood College (CAC Player of the Week, CAC Player of the Week Honorable Mention, All-Tournament Team selection)

Education – Hood College, BA in Management with a concentration in Finance and Accounting

Jim Rochow

BU8 PDA

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience – Current Brit-Am Soccer Academy Coach
Playing Experience – Lynchburg College; Elon University; Richmond Kickers; Virginia ODP 89

Education – Lynchburg College, BA in Sports Management

 

Widner Saint-Cyr

BU11 Black 08, BU12 White 07 

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Playing Experience  Arizona United SC (USL); University of Maryland; New York Red Bulls USSF Development Academy; Haiti Youth National Team (Captain; Caribbean Cup of Nations Champion; 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup)

Education – University of Maryland


Ivan Sampson

BU9 Blue 10

Coaching Credentials – USSF D License, USSF National Youth License

Coaching Experience – Current Dulles Sportsplex Youth Program Director; Former Loudoun Soccer Club Head Coach; Former Ashburn Soccer Club Director of Player Development
Playing Experience – Former Professional Player (Maryland Mania, Point Fortin Civic, Roanoke Riverdawgs, QPR FC, Reading FC); James Madison University (MVP Award; CAA Player of the Year; All Conference 1st Team); Trinidad and Tobago Youth National Team 

Education – James Madison University


Jasmine Sampson

BU9 White 10

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience –
Playing Experience 

Education 


Jeremy Spoales
BU14 Blue 05

Coaching Credentials – USSF C License

Coaching Experience – Former Potomac SA CCL PRO23 Head Coach (2016 CCL PRO23 Champion); Former Clarksburg HS Boys Varsity Head Coach (2009 3A State Champion, 2009 Maryland State Coach of the Year), Former Paint Branch HS Boys Varsity Head Coach, Former FC Frederick and Damascus Soccer Club Coach, Former Potomac SA Coach (2014 Northeast Pre-Academy League Champion, 2014 NPL Finalist)

Education – University of Maryland, BS in Secondary Education and History; MS in Curriculum Development


Brian Wall

BU15 White 04
Coaching Credentials – USSF E License; USC Advanced National Diploma

Coaching Experience – Former Alliance SC Director of Coaching; Former Hood College Men's Head Coach; Former Mount St. Mary’s University Men's Assistant Coach; Former MSYSA ODP Coach (Region 1 Champion); Former Potomac Cougars 93 Head Coach (2010 BU17 MSYSA State Cup Champion); Former Potomac Cougars FC Head Coach

Playing Experience – Mount St. Mary’s University (Captain)

Education – Mount St. Mary’s University