Staff bios

Bazemore, Becca

Becca Bazemore grew up playing soccer in Harford County where she attended C. Milton Wright High School, graduating in 2008. After high school she attended Harford Community College where she started two years, for current Pipeline Coach Jason Muffolletto, as an outside back. She tallied 6 goals and 13 assists as an All Region XX defender during those two years, and captained her team to a National Tournament appearance. She was then recruited to play NCAA DI at Youngstown State University and stayed one short year before transferring home to Towson University. She joined the MD Pride her senior year of high school and played 3 years of semi-pro ball in the WPSL. In 2011 she earned training time with the Washington Freedom who eventually folded with the WPS later that year.

 

After 4 major ligament tears, she chose to focus on coaching and became the Director of Soccer at PerformFit Sports where she worked for 3 years as a Performance Coach. She currently holds her USSF D license as well as her NSCAA National Diploma. She is entering her first year as the Varsity Head Co-Coach at Bryn Mawr School, and the Washington Spirit Baltimore Super Y Assistant Technical Director. In 2016 she became a Pipeline Board Member serving as the Director of Leagues and Tournaments, and currently sits as a Board Member for the Craig Willinger Fund.

 

Beckman, Matt

Matt played youth soccer for the Casa Mia Bays from U-8 to U-19 where he won 6 Maryland State Championships, 5 Region 1 Championships, Two-Time USYSA National Runner-Up, and Two-Time USYSA National Champion.  He was a 4 year starter at McDonogh School serving as team captain Junior and Senior year, culminating senior year with a 20-2-2 record and an MIAA A Conference Championship and a #3 National Ranking. A three-time All-Baltimore County and All-Metro selection, three-time All-State, Two-Time All-South, 2004 NSCAA Adidas All-American and 2004 Maryland State, All-County, and All-Metro Player of the Year.  Finished high school career with 68 career goals and 31 career assists.  Attended the University of Maryland College Park  playing two season and won the 2005 NCAA Division 1 National Championship as a freshman. Transferred to Towson University and for final two seasons, helped team to CAA Conference Championship game Junior year.

 

Bermudez, Javier

Javier Bermudez is from Madrid, Spain. He grew up playing soccer in Spain were he competed at the highest level of competition for professional team C.F Pozuelo De Alarcon and C.F Rayo Majadahonda, in addition to coaching for 3 years. He attended Towson University were he played D-1 for four years and was named team co-captain his senior year. He graduated with a Bachelors degree in Business in 2012. Javier has been coaching for Pipeline since 2013 and plays for Pipeline Men's soccer team in the Maryland Major Soccer League.

 

Black, Mike

Coach Black has coaching experience throughout high school and club soccer. Black coached one year (Fall 2015) assisting the varsity boys soccer program at Dundalk High School. The Spring of 2016 he helped coach with the U-16 Pipeline Red and Black teams. He is now a head coach for Pipeline 2006 boys red and 2005 boys gold. Black played two years at CCBC Essex where he was named All-American third team as a center back. He then went on to play at Salisbury University for a year, but due to an ankle injury his last year was cut short. Black also holds his USSF “D” coaching license.

Some of Black’s credentials are:

CCBC Men's Soccer Player of the Year, 2013

James A. Newpher Outstanding Student Athlete of the Year,  2013

Captain of CCBC soccer team, 2012, 2011

All American Third Team, 2012

All Region XX First Team, 2012

Region XX All Maryland JUCO First Team, 2012

 

Bowman, Geoff

Geoff grew up playing NCSL D1 with the Accokeek Blue Devils and Played Varsity soccer at LaPlata High School 1999-2003.  All SMAC first team honors 2002-2003. After High school he attended NC Wesleyan, a USA South conference power house. During the season he volunteered at the YMCA to help train kids soccer. After one semester he moved back to MD and attended PGCC playing on the mens soccer team. While there, he earned all JUCO first team honors and All-American honors. Geoff then moved to the College of Southern Maryland to finish up his degree.   While finishing his degree, Geoff played futsal with SMFC, and participated in multiple futsal state cups. During this time Geoff was also was a trainer with the Junior Terps soccer club. He currently plays for the Baltimore Juniors of the Maryland Majors league.

 

Briggs, Ian

Coach Ian has been involved with the game of Soccer for over 35 years, over 30 years as a player. He has represented schools and clubs at all age groups both in his Native homeland of Trinidad & Tobago and in the United States. He had a stellar high school career winning multiple division titles, which resulted in him getting a full scholarship to play for Pennsylvania State University (State College). In 1993, he received a National Outstanding Academic and Athletic Achievement Award, and was named Northeast Conference Scholar Athlete for Men’s Soccer. His playing career has allowed him to play against and alongside some world renowned soccer players, and being coached by some of the best in the business. Ian is NSCAA National Diploma certificate holder. He also holds a NSCAA Player Development Curriculum Diploma (Ages 5-18), and completed the Trainer – Coach Education program at AJAX Academy. He is also the head coach at Poly in Baltimore.

 

Broome, Patrick

Coach Pat has coached youth soccer for over 15 years and holds a Level 6 Diploma from the National Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).  Pat attended and played goalkeeper for Vanderbilt University on a full scholarship.  He also played one season with the Nashville Metros, a USL Premier Development League team.  Pat’s high school team won the Pennsylvania AAA State title and finished ranked 8th in the country.  His club team won six Eastern Pennsylvania state titles, one United States Region 1 championship and finished 3rd in the United States National Finals when they were U17.  Pat coaches both boys and girls teams as well as works with the club's goalkeepers.

 

Butta, Tony

Coach Tony started his soccer career early, playing with the Pompei Soccer Club. He then went on to win a title with Archbishop Curley High School. After high school, Coach Tony joined the Division 1 Loyola University Greyhounds where he and his team celebrated many ECAC conference titles.  He has been a youth soccer coach for over 30 years, including time with the Baltimore Bays and now with Pipeline SC. Tony led his Pipeline eam to the 2014 State Cup finals. He also has been assistant coach of John Carroll HS Women's Varsity for 6 years.

 

DeSmit, Ryan

Ryan was a stellar high school athlete at Friends School of Baltimore where he played  varsity in 3 sports all four years. He received the school’s top athletic awards, All-MIAA selections in all sports and was named Maryland Athlete of the Year by the Baltimore Messenger.  Ryan went to Towson University for lacrosse but claims soccer to be his true passion. This is apparent in the way he approaches each training session and game.  Ryan’s coaching began while working technical and tactical soccer camps with his father, a long time varea soccer coach, and has extended to being instrumental in helping run Gilman’s ESF Sports Camps since 2009.  In 2015 he received the highest award at ESF, the Master Teacher Award.  Ryan’s dedication to coaching connected him to Pipeline in 2014 where he has been able to pursue his goal of advancing youth soccer to its highest level.  Ryan is currently coaching as Santino Quaranta’s assistant for the Pipeline Girls 2002 and 2003 black teams.

 

DiStefano, Umberto

Coach Umberto grew up playing soccer in the Baltimore Area. He went to Towson Catholic High school.  Umberto played Varsity soccer for 4 years and earned All-Conference his junior & senior year. Umberto has been the Head coach for Calvert Hall Fresh-Soph team for the past 4 years where he has won the MIAA “A”  conference championship the last 3 years in a row.  He has worked with Pipeline for 2 years coaching the 2001 Boys White team.

 

Durkin, Tom
Tom grew up playing soccer in Maryland, attending Loyola High School. He went off to LeMoyne College to play DII soccer, before transferring to Loyola University in MD, where he finished his college career playing on the club team. During his senior season, the squad would finish #2 in Region 1, and climb into the top 25 nationally. After graduating, he was hired as the head coach of the club team at Loyola Univ. During his 12 years there, he built the squad into one of the top club teams in the region. He received the Club Sports Outstanding Leadership award from Loyola in 2007. His squad won back-to-back Clemson University Spring Invitational championships in 2013 and 2014. Tom is the player-coach for the Pipeline Men Red team. He helped lead the squad to a league championship in 2013, followed by a strong run to the semifinals of the Morton State Cup.

 

Flores, Zack
Born in Logan, Utah, Flores played college soccer at the Saint Mary's College of California.  Flores spent most of his professional career in South America, playing for Chacarita Juniors in Argentina, and The Strongest and Club Bolivar in Bolivia. Flores played in the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana for The Strongest against teams such as Sao Paulo and Boca Juniors. He returned to the United States to train with Chivas USA and to play with Crystal Palace USA.

 

Foltyn, Geoff
Geoff Foltyn is a Baltimore native, having spent his youth playing career with the Baltimore Football Club. He is a graduate of Calvert Hall College High School and played in the storied Cardinal Soccer Program from 1996-2000. He continued his career at Washington College (2000-2004) were Foltyn was a two time All Centennial Conference selection, earning his degree in Business Administration and Economics. Foltyn is USSF licensed and has coached at Pipeline since 2011. He is currently the Head JV Coach at Calvert Hall, having won the MIAA A Conference Championship in 2014, 2015, and 2016.

 

Forbess, Karou
Kaoru began playing soccer in Japan where he was born and raised.  After moving to the states at the age of 13, he continued his development with Solar SC in Dallas, Texas and also with the US Youth National Team system.  As a 3# recruit in the country, Kaoru chose to attend the University of Maryland where he was a part of the 2008 National Championship team and two (2) ACC Championship teams in his 4 years.  Kaoru played professional indoor soccer for the Harrisburg Heat and the Baltimore Blast over the course of 3 season.  He won the MASL Championship with the Baltimore Blast in 2016.

 

Fowler, Ken

 

Fowler, Kyle

 

Gerhart, JD

JD began his coaching career at his high school alma mater, Perry Hall, where he was the Assistant Coach for the Boys Varsity Program. After a successful season, he was offered the Head Coaching position for the Boys Junior Varsity (JV) Program. In 2016, JD was hired by the Community College of Baltimore County (Catonsville campus) where he currently serves as the Assistant Coach for the Women’s Soccer Program. He has coached with the 2002 Pipeline Girls Gold team as well as several Pipeline development academies. He currently holds a National E License through the US Soccer Federation.

 

His playing experience includes several seasons in the Maryland Majors Soccer league as well as playing time with the St. Petersburg Kickers in Florida. Upon being honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps,  JD was recruited by St. Leo University (NCAA D2) where they were ranked 14th in the nation. He played varsity soccer at Perry Hall High School where the program competed for County, Regional and States every year.

 

Grant, Jon

Jon grew up in Middle River, Maryland. He has played soccer in Baltimore his entire life. As a youth, he played for the Baltimore Bays.  Jon played college soccer at Stevenson University.  Jon has been involved in coaching girls and boys soccer since he was 16.

 

Greatwich, Phil

Born in Brighton, England, Philip joined professional Division 3 Brighton and Hove Albion FC at the age of 9 and was there for 8 years until 17. Played at several clubs after that in England before being called up to the full Philippine National Team at the age of 18, scoring on his debut against Cambodia in front of 30,000 people. Has had 9 more caps. Represented his county (Sussex) in countries such as France, Germany and Spain. Joined Towson University Mens Soccer team in 2007 and started all four years. Graduated with a Sports Management degree. Gained his coaching qualifications in England at Bhasvic and has coached in Asia, America and the UK.

 

Grosscup, Daniel
Daniel grew up playing soccer in the Carroll County Area. He went to Cardinal Gibbons for 3 years and Baltimore Lutheran School for 1 year.  Daniel played Varsity soccer for 4 years and earned All-Conference his junior & senior year. He won the MIAA conference championship senior year with Baltimore Lutheran. He played soccer four years at Washington College where he was nominated to the 2014 Centennial Conference All-Sportsmanship Team his senior year.  Grosscup coached and trained for Coerver Coaching for three years which included skill development and college scouting camps.  He has worked with Pipeline for 2 years, including academy training, skill development, and now as the coach for the 2008 Black 2 Boys.

 

Heddinger, Justin

Heddinger started his soccer career playing with SCB Bays, BFC and Baltimore Sidekicks. He was a two year starter at Archbishop Curley High School. Justin played one season at CCBC-Essex in 2006 where he was named second team All-Region.

 

Howe, Hayley

Hayley Howe is currently the Head Coach of  John Carroll Women's soccer  (IAAM "A" Conference). Her time prior to John Carroll was spent coaching the Catoctin High School varsity squad in Frederick for 4 seasons before moving to Baltimore. Her playing resume includes 6 years after college with the Maryland Pride of the Women's Premiere Soccer League (WPSL) in the center-mid, center-back and right-back positions. She played center midfield for her college, Mount St. Mary's University (Div. I), where she was captain her senior year. Her high school years were split playing for the Independent Soccer Club of the Eastern Shore and the Bethesda Devils (WAGS). She competed internationally in Sweden and Denmark with the Devils. At Snow Hill High School, she was a 4-year captain and still holds the school record for goals-scored with 75 in her career. Hayley earned 1st Team All-Conference sophomore through senior years and All-State honors her senior year with SHHS. She also received varsity letters in basketball, softball and tennis. Hayley is a US Soccer licensed coach.

 

Kaliush, Reza

Born in Tehran in 1959, Reza played high school and club soccer there until he moved to Kansas City in 1978. Reza played at the University of Missouri, while attending engineering school. He moved to Pennsylvania in 1987 and played for different teams in Southern PA.  Reza moved to Baltimore County in 1990 and started coaching youth soccer. He has coached for the at the club, high school, and college levels. Reza holds a multitude of USSF and NSCAA licenses.

 

Kobal, Courtney

 

Lee, James

 

Lookingland, Mike
Michael Lookingland is a former Professional Soccer player (MLS, USL & MISL)  and Nationally Licensed coach. Michael has had a successful career in playing and coaching soccer and wanted to share his passion for the sport and get kids involved at the youngest ages. He has coached teams to national championships at the youth level and is now an Academy coach at Baltimore Armour's  USSDA Program.

 

Lyle, Blake

 

Maiorana, Gina
Started my soccer career playing for Charley Myers with the Baltimore Bays where we won 6 straight State Cups. Played high school soccer at John Carroll where I was the starting goal keeper for all 4 years and set many records for games played, goals against, shut outs and earned All-State and All-County honors. During this time I also played for the Maryland ODP team for 6 years and attended a couple regional and national camps. Ended my career playing for Seton Hall University where I graduated in 2016. During college I also played 1 summer with the Chesapeake Charge. Since then I have worked with both goal keepers and field players one on one and in team settings. Helped assist Mercy High school soccer in 2016 and joining the John Carroll staff in 2017, along with Super Y.

 

Marshall, Dom

Born in Tehran in 1959, Reza played high school and club soccer there until he moved to Kansas City in 1978. Reza played at the University of Missouri, while attending engineering school. He moved to Pennsylvania in 1987 and played for different teams in Southern PA.  Reza moved to Baltimore County in 1990 and started coaching youth soccer. He has coached for the at the club, high school, and college levels. Reza holds a multitude of USSF and NSCAA licenses.

 

Muffoletto, Jason

Muffeletto has been the women's head coach at Harford CC since the 2004 season, and he took over as the head coach of the men's program in 2010. During that time, he has won seven MD JUCO titles, four Region XX Championships, four District Championships, and mentored a total of nine NJCAA All-Americans. As a player, Muffoletto trained at the professional level with Brazilian clubs Remo and Paysandu and was a four-year member of the Olympic Development Program as an amateur, during which he was an adidas Golden Glove award-winner.

 

Myers, Charlie
Charley Myers has been involved with soccer his entire life and currently trains several teams and individuals in the Baltimore area. As a player, Myers attended the University of Baltimore as an athletic grant recipient from 1972-1975. As a four-year starter, Myers earned honors including All Mason-Dixon (72-75), All South (72-75), and All-America (74,75). In 1975, his team won a national championship and Myers received Offensive MVP of the NCAA tournament. As the 13th draft pick, Myers went on to have a professional career in the North American Soccer league where he played with the Dallas Tornadoes and Seattle-Tacoma Tides. He also traveled with the New York Cosmos as a guest player and for promotional work in several cities. During this same time, Myers played with some of the best, including Bruce Arena and Pele. Myers was inducted into the Maryland soccer Hall of Fame in 1996 as well as the University of Baltimore Hall of Fame in 2006.

 

Nana, Phil

Phil is a soccer player and coach originally born in Cameroon, but raised here since the age of ten. He grew in stature as a Player in Maryland through the Damascus Soccer Club. His highest level of professional experience was USL Pro playing for Soccer Club NOLA Jesters under Coach Kenneth Farrell. He was also  fortunate enough to play at the NPSL level for the Brooklyn Italians under the great Coach Lucco of the NY Cosmos.  He also played in the ASL for IFK Maryland while attending college. His college career includes playing 2 years at Montgomery College then 2 years at Frostburg State University under Coach Keith Byrnes.

 

My Coaching experience includes head coaching positions for multiple Pachuca, Laurel and Damascus club teams. I am currently the DOC for the u14/u15 of laurel soccer club; as well as the head coach for Montgomery College women’s soccer program. As I was lucky enough to experience multiple winning seasons, regional championships, district championships and producing 3 all Americans in the process. Raising the program to one of its highest national ranking in decades, we were 2nd in the nation.  Winning MD NJCAA coach of the year this year was one of the highlights of my coaching career and I look forward to building on this momentum and growing in this opportunity I have been given to be part of something special with you all.

 

O'Rourke, Joe

Joe hails from London and holds a UEFA license.  Joe played at Division 1 Towson University. O'Rourke started 16 games as a senior. He ranked third on the team with five goals ... fourth on the team with 12 points ... led Tigers to win over UMBC by scoring two goals ... tallied a goal with an assist in 3-2 win over George Mason ... scored a goal against UNC Wilmington and Georgia State ... also had an assist against Drexel ... took 22 shots. Transfer from C.W. Post who appeared in all 17 games ... started 12 times, including first eight games ... scored a goal with an assist ... recorded an assist in season opener against Rutgers ... scored a goal in season finale at James Madison ... attempted five shots, including two shots at Delaware.

 

O'rourke began his career at Long Island University (c.w. post) He played in 29 games and started 26 times in two years with the Pioneers ... named as East Coast Conference Rookie of the Year in 2007 ... also earned first team All-ECC notice ... led Pioneers with 10 goals as a freshman while starting 16 of 17 games ... two-time ECC Rookie of the Week selection ... tallied game-winning goal against Queens College ... scored one goal with three assists as a sophmore.

 

Prochazka, Will

Will Prochazka grew up in the  Baltimore area where he learned to play soccer from his great grandfather Vernon Reese, a US Soccer Hall of Famer.  Will was a 4 year varsity starter for Overlea High School, with rankings as high as #2 in the Baltimore Sun and also has played in the Youth National Championship.  Will has been coaching with Pipeline since 2013 where he has developed new teams to win numerous league and tournament championships.  He is licensed by US Soccer and has coached both boys and girls, ages 5 to 16 years of age.  Will has a passion for shaping players on and off the field by helping them develop confidence, technical ability, and competitive desire while nurturing their love of the game.

 

Pryor, Doug

25 years coaching club and MIAA A High School Soccer.  USSF A Licensed Coach. Most recently, coached the PIpeline 2000 Black Girls Team to the MD State Cup title. Doug is also the Pipeline Director of Coaching on the girls' side of the club.

 

Quaranta, Jenna

Quaranta is currently an assistant coach for her alma mater at The John Carroll High School in Bel Air, Md. Jenna has been Assistant to Wilmington University Women's soccer program since 2015. She also coaches at Pipeline --  assisting Tommy Quaranta with the U12 2005 Girls  Black team (2017 MD State Cup Champions). Jenna  also assisted with the u13 2004 Girls (Black) Pipeline. She also assisted head coach Tony Butta with the U17 1994 Girls (Black) Pipeline Team.  Jenna is the new head coach of U9 2009 Pipeline Girls (Red).

 

Jenna Quaranta was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. Jenna Quaranta was an Olympic Development Program player for the state of Maryland 6 years since the age of 10.  A four year letter winner at The John Carroll High School, she helped lead John Carroll to back-to-back IAAM Conference championships in 2004 and 2005 while earning The Aegis All-Metro, Baltimore Sun All-State, and The Examiner All-State honors – a three-time All-County selection led the 2007 team in scoring. One of the top recruits for college in the state of Maryland 2008. Committed to NCAA D1 UMBC on a scholarship. She also played for Wilmington University.

 

Played 3 years of semi professional soccer in the WPSL with the Chesapeake Charge. As a youth Club soccer player she played for the Baltimore Bays, and Freestate shooters. She won a state cup and National championship in Indianapolis with the Freestate shooters (club based out of Bowie, MD). Now focusing on her coaching career. She has recently completed her Masters in Education and secondary counseling. Jenna is focusing on her coaching and guidance counseling careers.

 

Quaranta, Santino

Santino, a Baltimore native, was drafted 8th overall in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft by D.C. United. He played club soccer as a youth with Soccer Club of Maryland. At 16 years and 4 months, Quaranta was the youngest player to ever sign with MLS at the time. He scored 25 goals in Major League Soccer playing with DC United, LA Galaxy, and NY Red Bulls.

 

As a national team player, Quaranta had 15 caps and scored in the CONCACAF Gold Cup versus Honduras. Santino is a founding board member of Pipeline Soccer Club. At the conclusion of the 2011 MLS season, Santino chose to retire from professional soccer instead of relocating himself and his family to play for another MLS club. His focus is now on Pipeline, his family, and his post-playing career.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santino_Quaranta

 

Since taking on his new career as a coach, Santino has led a boys team to a national title, a girls team to two state titles, and a USSDA Boys Academy team to the playoffs of the toughest Academy division in the country.

 

Quaranta, Tommy

Tommy, father to Pipeline's Santino and Tommy III, played at the highest level of soccer in Baltimore for over 25 years. He was a 2-time All-State player at Archbishop Curley High School. He was also an All-American at Essex Community College.  He was a member of the US MNT Player Pool in 1979/1980.

 

He has coached for over 25 years of at the highest levels of club soccer. Tommy was one of the original coaches of the Baltimore Bays, formerly known as Soccer Club of Baltimore.  Tommy has won 11 State Cups as a coach, 4 Region 1 Championship, plus 2 Championship Finals.  Many of Tommy's former youth players, including Santino Quaranta and Sean Rush, went on to have professional soccer careers.  His most recent state championships were 2017 with 2 titles for his girls teams!

 

Quaranta, Tommy III

Tommy starred at Wilmington University where he led the team to many successes in league and tournament play. Tommy also played one season at CCBC-Essex in 2007 where he helped lead the team to a 13-7-1 overall record, winning the regional championship and finishing eighth in the country.  Tommy played at Perry Hall High School and was named All-County as a senior

 

Radcliffe, Mike
Mike comes to Pipeline with a background that will develop goalkeepers the right way and continue their growth in one of soccerʼs tougher positions. Currently, Mike is the GK Coach at Stevenson University. Under his tutelage, goalkeeper Ryan Flannelly was named to the All-CAC Second Team in 2009 after leading the CAC with a .853 save percentage and five shutouts.  A 2009 graduate of McDaniel, Radcliffe played four seasons for the Green Terror from 2005-08. In 2005 the team won the Centennial Conference regular season title. Radcliffe totaled 40 saves and a .714 saves percentage at McDaniel and ranks fourth in school history in saves per game.

 

Radcliffe is the Assistant Director of ODP Goalkeeper training for the state of Maryland, and head goalkeeper trainer at youth and College ID soccer camps ran by former U.S. National Team player and college coach Rob Ryerson. Radcliffe is NSCAA Level 2 Goalkeeping certified.

 

Redfern, Will

Will has worked in several clubs as a coach, board member, and administrator. William is licensed by US Soccer and has coached both boys and girls, ages 6 to 18 years of age. Will is one of the original five founding board members of the club and sits on the Executive Board. He also coaches two teams in the club. Will was also a Pipeline parent until his son went off to college, and Will brings that perspective to the Board.

 

Professionally, he brings organizational, technical, and business development skills to the Executive Board. He has done Business Development work in the areas of insurance, IT consulting and business process outsourcing for companies such as Syscom, Prolease India, and IBM Global Services. He currently designs and builds website and e-commerce solutions for small and medium size clients. The club's website is one of his projects.

 

Rush, Maryann

Maryann Rush has been involved with youth soccer in Maryland for 25 years. She has held positions as the Executive Vice President of the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association, the Director of the Maryland State Cup, an Administrator of the Maryland State Olympic Development Program, an Administrator of the Baltimore Football Club and many local youth soccer organizations.

 

Maryann is President of ML Rush Real Property Service, a multi-faceted appraisal, brokerage, and building & development company. She is also a Commissioner for the MD Real Estate Appraisers and Home Inspectors Board, a Certified Appraiser, a Member of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, and the Natl. Assoc. of Realtors and the MD Assoc. of Appraisers.

 

Rush, Sean

Sean Rush is a Baltimore, Maryland native. He played club soccer as a youth with Baltimore Football Club.  He has played professionally in Italy, Brazil, Portugal and the United States.

 

Rush is the Director of the International Soccer School in Maryland. Rush has coached youth teams in Brazil and Portugal and won state and national titles as a youth player. Rush is a USSF licensed coach.

 

Ruzzi, Tom
Tom is a Baltimore Native and grew up in Catonsville, MD. He played Club soccer for local teams from Laurel Wildcats and ASA Elite FC/MD Rush. He played 4 years of Varsity soccer, 2 years at Chapelgate Christian Academy and 2 years at Catonsville High school. He went on to play at CCBC Catonsville in 2010. Following his playing career he has worked for numerous clubs and camp programs in the area including time spent with Howard County Park and Recs.

 

Tom first started coaching soccer as a technical trainer for a U12 girls SAC select team and then went on to Assistant coach them for the next two years. He has helped coach with Mike Lookingland the last few years which includes being the assistant on his National Championship team.

 

Sanders, Brad

Coach Brad played his youth soccer in southern Pennsylvania at Fairfield High School and Supernova Football Club. He played varsity all four years at Fairfield, serving as team captain his junior and senior years. He helped Supernova FC reach the Pennsylvania Indoor State Cup finals and the Disney Showcase finals in 1999/2000. Brad has been coaching youth boys and girls for over five years and holds a USSF license. He has a passion for helping players develop confidence, technical ability, soccer IQ, and competitive desire while nurturing their love of the game.

 

Sarioglou, Pete

Coach Pete is originally from Greece. He was awarded the 2009 Maryland Youth Coach of the Year and has been coaching youth soccer for over 12 years. His playing experience includes a youth club team in Ptolemaida Greece and club soccer in Baltimore. He holds a USSF License and has been the coach of the Pro Soccer Academy FC 98 Boys team, which is the 2014 Maryland State Champions. Coach Pete is also an active member of the Local Organizing Committee for the National Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). His coaching expertise is in developing players to their maximum potential both physically and mentally, while instilling a passion and love for the game of soccer.

 

Sarioglou, Yianni

Yianni played his collegiate soccer at Stevenson University.  He won the following awards: 2014 All-Commonwealth Sportsman Award, 2014 All-Commonwealth Conference Second Team, 2013 All-Conference Second Team & 2011 CAC Rookie of the Year.

 

As a senior, he appeared in 19 of the Mustangs 20 games while making 17 starts. He led the team with 14 points and four assists while ranking tied for first with five goals and totaled a season-high three points with a goal and an assist in a win over Rosemont.

 

Skelton, Danny

Danny’s successful resume contains four years as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at Perry Hall High School where he compiled a record of 61-2-11 and led the program to two consecutive Maryland State title appearances in 2008 and 2009. He also led the program to three Baltimore County titles during the four years and was named the Baltimore Sun’s All-Metro Boys Coach of the Year in 2009.

 

In his first year as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach for St. Paul’s School, Danny guided the Crusaders to the Championship of the MIAA B Conference. Skelton was also selected as the NSCAA Private School Coach of the year for the state for 2011. In the tradition of “For Players by Players”, prior to beginning his coaching career at Patapsco High School, Danny was a standout player and captain at Towson University. Danny is now head coach at Dulaney HS.

 

Spencer-White, Barnie

Barnie grew up playing soccer in Germany and the UK before relocating to the United States. He played with the Cheltenham Town and Forest Green Rovers Academies before attending the University of Gloucester, where he played as well. Barnie spent two years as an assistant coach of the University of Gloucester Men's team.

 

Since relocating to the United States, Barnie has worked as a coach with SAC, FC York, and others. He is a professional coach working with Challenger Sports British Soccer. He currently plays on a Maryland Majors team as well.

 

Stephen, Kara
Born and raised on Long Island, New York. Played soccer my entire life as an outside defender and sweeper. I played for Levittown Soccer Club for 14 years as well as Albertson 93 and NYSODP. In high school, I played soccer at Our Lady of Mercy Academy, helping them to win two regional titles and many conference championships as their left defender. I attended Catholic University of America and played all four years. I have been a trainer with Pipeline's Development Academy. Now, I'm a first grade teacher with my Master's in Leadership as a Reading Specialist and I'm very excited to start my career with Pipeline as the 2008 Girls Red Head Coach!

 

Tschantret, Lee

Tschantret has a professional player resume to rival the best. He was the Captain of the US National Futsal Team, a CONCACAF Gold Medal Winner and Futsal World Cup player. He competed and captained in the 2007 Pan Am Olympic Games with the US National Futsal Team. He has been playing professional soccer, indoor and outdoor, for over 20 years. He has played professionally in both Italy and Greece. He has won 4 Indoor Soccer Championships and he is the 14th player in MISL history to have scored over 1000 points. Lee was also an All Star and voted to the All-League Team in the A-league as a professional outdoor player.

 

As a coach, Tschantret is unequivocally qualified at the highest level. He holds a USSF Coach "A" license and a Masters Degree in Coaching. He has traveled to Europe to study and learn from Academy coaches in England and Italy and maintains strong coaching relationships throughout Europe. Currently, he is Head Varsity Soccer Coach and a Physical Education teacher for Loyola Blakefield high school. Tschantret was twice named "Coach of the Year" after Loyola won the MIAA "A" championship in both 2012 and 2014.  Most recently, Lee was appointed to a staff position with the U18 MNT training program.

 

Velky, Aaron

Aaron Velky attended High Point High School, winning soccer honors at center midfield each year despite missing the tail end of his senior season with a torn quadriceps. Velky frequently shares his story of injury to those that he coaches as a way to illustrate the hurdles young players will face. After working to overcome his injury, Velky walked onto the Division I men’s' team at University of Maryland Baltimore County and played for 3 years.

 

After graduation, Aaron won the DC United SuperCopa IV and the championship in the Maryland International League in 2009 with Latino powerhouse La Chapin. Aaron now plays with the Pipeline Men's team in the Maryland Majors Soccer League as an outside back or midfielder. He began coaching with Pipeline's Winter Academy, and added his business acumen later, signing on as the administrative director.

 

Ventura, Jorge

From College Park, Maryland, he attended High Point High School where he was the captain of the Varsity Soccer team. He then played club soccer all 5 years at Towson University. He has been involved in soccer throughout his life, through playing and coaching family members. Last year, he joined Pipeline and became  Assistant Coach for Pipeline Coach Matteo Vertucci.

 

Vertucci, Matteo

Originally hailing from Rome, Italy, Matteo Vertucci started his youth career in Italy where he enjoyed a succesful career. He later moved to the U.S. and attended high school in Florida while being part of the esteemed IMG Academy. He then attended Towson University where he was a key player while earning his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.

 

Vranis, Pam
Pam attended Winston Churchill High School where she was honored with an All-American title her senior year.  She was a 4-year starting center midfielder for the '92 Maryland ODP team which was twice ranked 3rd nationally and titled 3x regional champions.  Pam grew up playing for the Bethesda Soccer Club from which she was recruited to play for the Johns Hopkins University.  At Hopkins, Pam had the honor of being a 3x NCAA Elite 8 finalist and a captain during her sophomore, junior and senior years.  During the college off-season, she played with the local WPSL teams Maryland Pride and then with the Chesapeake Charge.  She feels fortunate for the opportunities soccer gave her to travel internationally to Brazil, Morocco, Spain and Portugal to compete in games, learn about the cultures and experience the varying playing styles of other countries.

 

While currently residing in Baltimore to attend dental school, Pam decided to coach in parallel.  During the spring 2017 season, Pam became the assistant coach for the U11 and U17 Pipeline Red girl teams.  Pam has assisted in coaching teams in the past and has individually trained young players since high school.  Her passion for soccer and its team aspect shapes her coaching style, and she hopes to continue learning and sharing the game with the next generation.

 

Ward, Matt

Matt played club soccer with Baltimore Football Club and then Baltimore Bays.  He won 3 State Cups and made it to a regional final. He played his Varsity soccer at Archbishop Curley where he earned All-MIAA, All-City/County, and All-Metro individual awards.  Matt then went onto Divison I UMBC on a soccer scholarship where he immediately won the Ed Veit Award for the most outstanding freshman.  After college, he played with the Maryland Bays where the team was a U23 National Finalist, a USASA Amateur Cup Quarterfinalist, and the 2015 Open Cup Champion.

 

Matt was the head coach at Towson Catholic and now is the Head JV Coach at his alma mater, Archbishop Curley. He led them to the finals in 2015 and a title in 2013.

 

Wirtz, Ken

-Represented Pennsylvania in Soccer for the National state games as a youth.

-Member of the Pennsylvania Olympic Development program-

-All State select top 50 high school soccer player in Pennsylvania

-Played Division 1 and Division 3 college soccer

-In college trained with Sheffield United youth and Everton youth in England summer of 03 ( College coach dad was Sheffield Untitled youth coach)

-Played Professional Soccer for Reading Rage.

 

Coaching:

-Coached 2 seasons with Pa Classics Junior academy (Pennsylvania DA)

-Coached with Penn Legacy soccer club Futures program ( Philadelphia Union Partner)

 

Workenaour, Casey

 

Zinkand, Rich

Rich Zinkand is a 1987 graduate of Calvert Hall High School where he played under legendary Coach Bill Karpovich. His teams won two Championships. After graduating from Calvert Hall, Rich played four years at Towson University and helped the Tigers to an East Coast Conference Championship. Rich returned to Calvert Hall as an assistant coach and a member of the English Department in 1998.


After spending 3 years as an assistant coach with the varsity soccer program, he became head coach of the men’s program at The Community College of Baltimore County(CCBC-Essex )in 2002. His teams won five Region XX Championships and advanced to the NJCAA Final 8 twice. Rich currently is the varsity soccer coach at Calvert Hall.  The Cardinals have been semi-finalists four of his five years as the coach.  Rich also has coached in the Maryland ODP Program and various club teams in the area.

 

 

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