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Potomac Soccer Association

2017-18 Boys Coaches

George Andriko

BU11 Blue 07, BU12 Blue 06 
Coaching Credentials - USSF E License; NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma

Coaching Experience –Former Lehigh Valley United SC Coach

Playing Experience – Lebanon Valley College

Education – Lebanon Valley College, BA in Education


Jesse Balsamo

BU14 Blue 04

Coaching Credentials - USSF D License; NSCAA National Diploma

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

Eric Cava
BU15 Blue 03, BU16 White 02
Coaching Credentials - USSF C License

Coaching Experience – Current Gaithersburg HS Boy's Varsity Coach; Former Churchill HS Boy's 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
BU18 Blue 00, BU19 Blue 99

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License; NSCAA Premier Diploma

Coaching Experience – Technical Instructor for NSCAA Coaching Education Program; Former Our Lady of Good Counsel HS Boy's 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

Diallo Embry
BU13 White 05

Coaching Credentials – USSF D License; NSCAA Goalkeeper Diploma

Coaching Experience – Current Fullstretch22 Goalkeeping Academy Technical Director; Former Seneca Soccer Association Head Coach

Andrei Gugiu
BU10 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
BU10 Blue 08, BU11 White 07

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience – 
Playing Experience - American University

Education – American University

Steve Hauschild

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience –

Education – 

Jason Herrick
BU16 Blue 02, BU17 Blue 01

Coaching Credentials – USSF D License

Coaching Experience - Former St. John’s College HS Varsity Boys Head Coach; Former Bullis School Varsity Boys Assistant Coach

Playing Experience – Chicago Fire; Harrisburg City Islanders; University of Maryland (Team Captain, 2x First Team All-ACC, All-ACC Tournament Team, All-ACC Freshman Team); Sockers FC

Education – University of Maryland, BA in Accounting

Russell Herzog
BU12 Black 06

Coaching Credentials – USSF D License

Coaching Experience –

Education – 

Cameron Kidwell

BU11 Black 07

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience – Former Utah FC District Director of Coaching; Former Utah FC Coach; Former Pipeline SC Coach
Playing Experience – Gold Coast Knights SC (Gold Coast Premier League); ASA Charge (2014 Team Captain); Utah Valley University; Towson University; Potomac SA USSF Development Academy

Biko Kujifi

BU16 Black 02
Coaching Credentials – USSF A License

Coaching Experience – Former Bowie State University (NCAA DII) Head Coach; Former Northern Virginia ODP Head Coach; Former McLean Youth Soccer and Washington Soccer Club Head Coach

Playing Experience – Semi-pro (T&T All Stars, Nigerian Eagles, Starliners FC)

BU9 Blue 09, BU9 White 09
Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience – Current Saint John's Catholic Prep Varsity Boys 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)

BU14 Black 04, BU15 Black 03
Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

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

Kenny Owens
BU9 Blue 09, BU9 White 09

Coaching Credentials – USSF C License

Coaching Experience – Former DC Scores Director of Coaching; Former Wilson HS Boy's Varsity Coach
Playing Experience - Georgetown University (Captain, All-Rookie Team, 2x Team MVP, All South Atlantic, All Big East, Umbro Select All-Star; U18 and U20 US Youth National Team; Wilson HS (2x Washington Post All-Met, Parade All-American); DC Stoddert; Potomac SA 

Education – Georgetown University

Mars Rabara

BU15 White 03
Coaching Credentials – USSF C License; NSCAA 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


Widner Saint-Cyr

BU9 Black 09, BU10 Black 08 

Coaching Credentials – USSF E License

Coaching Experience –
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

Jeremy Spoales
BU13 Blue 05

Coaching Credentials – USSF C License

Coaching Experience – Current Potomac 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 Coach, Former FC Frederick and Damascus Soccer Club Coach, Former Potomac 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

BU14 White 04
Coaching Credentials – USSF E License; NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

Coaching Experience – Former Alliance SC Director of Coaching; 

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

Education – Mount St. Mary’s University

Shawn Wijeratne

BU12 White 06
Coaching Credentials – USSF E License; NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma

Coaching Experience – Former Richard Montgomery HS Boys Varsity Assistant Coach and Boys JV Head Coach; Former Julius West MS Boys Assistant Coach; Former Magic Moves Soccer & Futsal Academy Trainer; 

Playing Experience – Shepherd University; Bethesda SC

Education – Shepherd University, BA in Sports Management and Commercial Recreation & Tourism