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JOHN GREAVES
Director of Coaching
 
Hometown: 
DENABY MAIN SOUTH YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND
Phone (215) 962-4069
Email 
Employee
DIRECTOR OF COACHING
Coaching Qualifications: 
UEFA B LICENCE
ENGLISH FA PRELIMINARY COACHING LICENSE
LEVELS 1,2,3
NSCAA DIRECTOR OF COACHING DIPLOMA
NSCAA GOALKEEPER DIPLOMA
8 YEARS DIRECTOR OF COACHING YMS
YMS Teams/Programs:

DIRECTOR OF COACHING YMS SOCCER CLUB 2003 TO PRESENT

 

  • HEAD COACH YMS PREMIER PRESSURE 97’
  • HEAD COACH YMS XPLOSION GIRLS 98’
  • HEAD COACH YMS XPLOSION BOYS 92’
  • USYSA, NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (2008/2009/2010.
  • USYSA, REGION 1 SEMI FINALIST (2006)
  • EPYSA, STATE CUP CHAMPIONS ,(2005,2009,2010)
  • EPYSA, FINALISTS ( 2003,2004,2006,2008)
  • REGION 1 PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS (2006,2009,2010)
  • REGION 1 PREMIER FINALIST (2008)
  • US CLUB REGION CHAMPIONS (2007)
  • REGION CHAMPIONS (2012) XPLOSION GIRLS

 

  • COLLEGE PLAYER DEVELOPMENT:
    16 PLAYERS MOVED ON TO SIGN AND PLAY WITH COLLEGE SOCCER PROGRAMS IN 2010 INCLUDING 15 DIVISION 1 SCHOOLS. SOME OF THESE HIGHLY RANKED ACADEMIC/SOCCER PROGRAMS INCLUDING:  STANFORD, GEORGETOWN, DARTMOUTH, LEHIGH, VILLANOVA, PENN STATE, ST JOSEPH’S , LOUISVILLE, SYRACUSE, MT. ST MARYS,DELAWARE, CARNEGIE MELLON, WEST VIRGINIA, HOFSTRA, MERCER CC.

ATLANTIC SOCCER LEAGUE WINNERS
COLONIAL LEAGUE WINNERS

HEAD COACH YMS XPLOSION 98 GIRLS USYSA STATE CUP WINNERS 2010, 2012
JEFFERSON CUP FINALIST 2011, 2013
ACADEMY CUP WINNERS 2011

USYSA REGION 1 COLONIAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS 2012

USYSA REGION 1 CHAMPIONS 2012

Additional Coaching Experience:
SWINTON BOYS HEAD COACH ,YOUTH SOCCER TEAM UK ,1981 TO 1986.

ASSOCIATE YOUTH TEAM/SCHOOL BOYS COACH U/13, U/14, U/15/,U/16, 1987 TO 1995
SHEFFIELD UNITED ENGLISH PROFESIONAL SOCCER CLUB.

COACHING STAFF MEMBER NOTTINGHAM FOREST ENGLISH PROFESIONAL SOCCER CLUB 1996 TO 1998

COACHING STAFF MEMBER BARNSLEY FOOTBALL CLUB ENGLISH PROFESIONAL SOCCER CLUB 1998 2000.

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION ENGLISH PROFESIONAL SOCCER CLUB NORTHERN SCOUT 2000 TO 2002
Playing Experience:
30 + YEARS PLAYING.
JUNIOR SCHOOL/HIGH SCHOOL /YOUTH CLUB/ SENIOR CLUB LEVEL
IN ENGLAND
DAVID SIMPSON
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF COACHING

 

 

Hometown: 
GREENOCK, SCOTLAND
Phone (215) 290-0278
Email  davasimo@yahoo.com
Employee
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF COACHING
Coaching Qualifications:

USSF A LICENSE

NSCAA PREMIER DIPLOMA - DISTINGUISHED PASS

NSCAA ADVANCED NATIONAL DIPLOMA - DISTINGUISHED PASS

NSCAA DIRECTOR OF COACHING DIPLOMA

NSCAA GK LEVELS 1&2

CBF B LICENSE

COERVER COACHING DIPLOMA

YMS Teams/Programs:

YMS COMETS ’92 GIRLS

EPYSA STATE CHAMPIONS 2008

NCAA COLLEGE PLAYERS AT RUTGERS, UCONN, VERMONT, RIDER, SAINT JOSEPH’S, LAGRANGE, LEHIGH, PITT, VIRGINA TECH, BLOOMSBURG, DELAWARE STATE, WESTCHESTER, WESLYAN, STONY BROOK, DELAWARE 

YMS CELTIC ’95 BOYS

EPYSA STATE CHAMPIONS 2008

USCLUB REGIONAL CHAMPIONS 2007

YMS WILDCATS ’97 GIRLS

EPYSA STATE FINALISTS 2013

REGION 1 COLONIAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS 2013

YMS CELTIC ’01 BOYS

Additional Coaching Experience:
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY MENS ASSISTANT COACH 2001-2004
A10 FINALISTS 2003, 2004
REGION 1 ODP GIRLS SENIOR STAFF COACH 2008-PRESENT
HOLY GHOST PREP ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH 2010-PRESENT
BAL CHAMPIONS 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
DISTRICT 1 CHAMPIONS 2011, 2012, 2013
PIAA STATE CHAMPIONS 2013
EPYSA ODP 85 BOYS ASSISTANT COACH NATIONAL CHAMPIONS 
 
 
 

 

DAN MAIRA
SKILLS TRAINER/COACH
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hometown:
Trenton NJ
Phone (215) 588-9057
Email *
COACH/TRAINER
Skills Trainer
Coaching Qualifications:
NSCAA State and Regional Diploma. Professional Soccer Freestyler.
YMS Teams/Programs:
YMS boys 00’
Additional Coaching Experience:.
Assistant to David Simpson for 3 Years.
Playing Experience:
Former YMS Player. Professional Soccer Freestyler who has worked with the New York Red Bulls, Philadelphia Union Summer Camps, The US Mens National Team and Nike, made it to The Red Bull Street Style National Finals in Atlanta GA and many more Companies and Performances.
ANTONIO BAYON
Head Coach/Trainer
 
Hometown:
Newtown (born in Valladolid ,Spain)
Phone (215) 880-3382
Email *
Independent Contractor

 

Soccer Coach/Coaching Education Coordinator
Coaching Qualifications: 
USSF "A" License
Dutch Youth license
EPYSA Education Lead instructor
ODP Coach
YMS Teams/Programs: 
U-13 BOYS PREMIER Fusion
Additional Coaching Experience:
Former coach at Gettysburg College
Presidents Cup State Champs 2010
5 time EPYSA State finalist
Playing Experience:
Played in the youth and farm team of Real Valladolid
Union Deportiva SC
FASA CF
Spain
Education: 
BS in Engineering, Temple University
MBA International Business, Temple University

10 Things you don’t know about me:

1.One of my favorite foods is Octopus
2.My first major knee surgery was at age 16
3.My last major ankle surgery was at age 49
4.My son Chris is the 4th all time leading scorer at Gettysburg College
5.My daughter Erika graduated from Villanova Law School on a full merit scholarship
6.I never spoke a word of English till I was 22 years old ( some people still think I don’t speak a word of English J)
7.my favorite saying: " Are you KEEEDING me"?
8.Favorite number # 7
9.Favorite song “HOME” by Phillip Phillips
10.Favorite hobby riding a bicycle along the canal in Bucks county

GREG PAYNE
Head Coach/Trainer

 

Hometown:
Bensalem
Phone (609) 372-3735
Email *
Independant Contractor
Head Coach/Trainer
Coaching Qualifications:
Coaching Certifications

(USSF) United States Soccer Federation C,D,F, Licenses
(BRUSA) Brazilian/USA License
(KNVB) Holland License
(GEFE) Guatemalan License
YMS Teams/Programs:
YMS Premier 96
YMS United Juniors ’01
YMS (TTP)
Additional Coaching Experience:


Coaching Experience

2012-13 YMS Premier 96 (3rd in Pa)
2012-13 YMS United Jrs ’01 Robert Urban Champions
2012-13 YMS United Jrs ’01 Spirit United Champions
2011-12 YMS Premier 96 (3rd in Pa)
2010-11 YMS Premier 96 (3rd in Pa)
2009-10 YMS Premier 96 (3rd in PA)
2008-09 Princeton Soccer Association (TDA Program)
2007-08 LSTS Milan (6th in NJ)
2005-08 Marlton Soccer Club (MRC)
2005-06 MLU State Champs Assistant Coach
2004-05 MLU Lazers (2nd in NJ)(5th in Region)(15th in Nation)
2003-04 SJ Select Boys Head Coach u-15
2002-03 SJ Select Boys Head Coach u-14
2001-02 Deportivo Monjas (Primera Division)
2000-01 Harrington High School (Pa) Assistant Coach
1997-98 Region 1 ODP Evaluator
1995-96 Head Coach of the Willingboro Invader

Current Coaching Position

YMS Premier 96

Head Coach
#3 in PA
#26 in the
#116 in the nation
2013 3rd Colonial League/Region one
2012 PA State Cup Semi-Finalist
2011 PA State Cup Semi-Finalist
2010 Futsal States
2009 East Penn Cup Champions
2009 MAPS 2009 Fall Challenge Semi-Finalist
2009 YMS Columbus Cup Semi-Finalist
2009 East Brunswick Labor Day Tournament Finalist

YMS United Juniors ’01

Head Coach
2013 Spirit United Tournament Champions
2013 Robert Urban tournament Champions
2012-2013 1st Flight Delco
2013 State Cup

YMS Strikers

2009- Trainer
#13 in PA
#59 in the Region
#237 in the Nation
2009 PA Classic Winter College Showcase Champions
2009 MSSL 2009 Winter College Showcase Champions
2009 34th Annual Columbia Invitational Tournament Finalist
2009 Empire Cup College Showcase Champions

Seneca Dynamite
2008-Trainer
#10 in NJ

Playing Experience:
Professional Career Guatemala

2002-03 Deportivo Mictlan
2001-02 Deportivo Achuapa
2000-01 Comunicaciones
1999-00 Deportivo Marquense
1999-00 Xelaju MC
1998-99 Deportivo Achuapa
1997-98 Deportivo Jalapa

United States of America @ Canada

2007Toronto FC
2000-01 Columbus Crew (MLS)
2000-01 Cincinnati River Hawks ( A-League)
1999-00 NY/NJ Metro Stars (MLS)
1998-99 SJ Barons (USISL)
1997-98 Philadelphia Freedom
1997-98 NY/NJ Stallions
1996-97 Philadelphia Kixx
Education and years you attended or graduated:
Education

1991-93 Mercer County College, Mercer NJ (Communications)
1987-91 Willingboro High School, Willingboro N.J.
John F. Kennedy High School N.J.
10 Things you don’t know about me:
I am in the 2001 FIFA 01 video game
I play for the Columbus Crew
I played over 10 yrs in South Ameirica professionally
I have a great 10 yr daughter who plays futbol
I have a male boxer
My favorite European team is Barcelona
My favorite South American team is Sao Paulo
I speak 3 different languages
My role models are Rivaldo, Romario, Messi
I love working with the players that want to get better in futbol
ALBERT PRICKETT
Head Coach/Trainer

Name Albert Prickett
Hometown:
Madrid, Spain
Phone (267) 981-2801
Email *
Independant Contractor
YMS Coach and Training Staff
Coaching Qualifications:
Class C National Coaching License
Trained under John Greaves and David Simpson (5 years)
Head Coach of the 93 2011 National Champions
2011 Coach of the Year for Competitive Based Teams
Studied Coerver® Coaching Techniques
YMS Teams/Programs:

Head Coach of 93 Thunder (5 years)
- USYSA National Champions 2011
- In addition to the historic title, 4 players from the Thunder were named in the Best 11 and the
Golden Ball and Golden Glove were also awarded to the Thunder.
- National Rank 1 (+10)
- National Ranking Points 23721
- USYSA Regional Champions 2011
- Region 1 Rank 1
- USYSA Region 1 Premier League Champions 2011
- EPYSA State Cup Champions 2011
- Pennsylvania East Rank 1
- State Ranking Points 23721
- Disney Showcase Finalist (highest bracket) 2011
- Jefferson Cup Champions 2011
- EPYSA State Cup Champions 2010
- EPYSA State Cup Finalist 2009, 2007
- VCCL Champions Showcase – ASL League

Head Coach of 97 Intensity (2 years)
Train ages U8 through U18 both boys and girls (5 years)
Provide personal and team training including Coerver® Coaching (8 years)
Developed Division 1, 2 and 3 players
- 15 players moved on to sign and play with college soccer program from the Thunder. Colleges
including Emory Univ, Brandeis Univ, Penn State, Franklin & Marshall College, Univ of Mass,
Mulenburg College
Developed High School All American player

Additional Coaching Experience:

Objectives
- Encourage a healthy, long-term involvement in soccer.
- Promote interaction and camaraderie not only between teammates but also between teams within the club.
- Establish proper athletic role models for younger players to emulate.

Coaching & Training Techniques
- Understand and integrate Coerver® Coaching* techniques
- Employ the Principals of Sports Psychology in coaching and training
- Develops a team mentality, not only an individual mentality
- Design and implement skill building drills and practices
- Design and implement walk throughs for set plays
- Build confidence in the team and individuals
- Train players to be affective in multiple positions and playing different formations
- Provide a player evaluation sheet noting strengths and weaknesses along with recommended actions for improvement
- Developed a Team Member Pledge of Conduct - What is expected of each player
- Commitment
- Conduct, lead by example
- Positive “Never Quit” attitude
- Support of the team, club and coaches
- Respect for referees and officials
- Train for the demands of the sport
- Help teammates to improve without judgment or blame
- Encourage without criticism

Playing Experience: 

First Player on Pennsbury High School to play and start on Varsity
Born and played in Madrid Spain
2004 – Present Richboro Mens Soccer League
2003 – 2005 Continental Soccer League – Perth Amboy, NJ
2001 – 2005 Mens Over 30 Cup Competition – Mercer County
1996 – 2003 Open Spanish League – Mercer County
1999 – 2000 Indoor Winter Leagues
1988 – 1995 Phoenix German Soccer Club
1979 – 1987 United German-Hungarian Soccer Club
Played on multiple soccer teams in New Jersey and has traveled as far as New York to play with premier teams.
Continues to play with teammates from all over the world.

 
CHRIS McDANIELS
Head Coach/Trainer

 

 
Hometown:
Bensalem
Phone (267) 254-5435
Email *
Independant Contractor
Premier Head Coach and Trainer
Coaching Qualifications:
USSF "D" license
YMS Teams/Programs:
YMS Premier Inferno u15b
YMS Youth Trainer (several teams)
Additional Coaching Experience:
Father Judge Assistant Coach 2003-05
Wissahickon High School Varsity Boys Assistant Coach 2005-present
Wissahickon High School Girls Varsity Head Coach 2006-2009
Trainer at WRA and Neshaminy United 2006-2010
Playing Experience:
UGH O-30 2009-12
PSC Majors 2006-08
Father Judge1993-97
Rider University 1997-98
Parkwood Youth Organization 1990-96
Education and years you attended or graduated:
BA in Political Science from Temple in 2002
M.Ed from Temple in 2005
10 Things you don’t know about me:
1. My third job is refereeing wrestling matches between my bulldog and my son.
2. I like to golf, but rarely hit the ball straight.
3. I teach Social Studies to 9th and 10th graders.
4. I enjoy reading Malcolm Gladwell books.
5. I am an avid Newcastle United supporter (it’s been a rough year).
6. I have an appreciation for fine dining.
7. My son’s name is Luke and my bulldog’s name is Princess Leia.
8. I’m color blind.
9. My favorite food is pizza (thin crust).
10. My favorite dessert is a Reese Cup milkshake from Nifty Fifties.
RUSS FAGER
HEAD COACH /TRAINER
Hometown:
Lawrenceville, NJ
Phone (609) 558-5349
Email *
Independant Contractor
Coach/Trainer
Coaching Qualifications:
NJYS State Staff Coach 17 Years
YMS Teams/Programs:
Coach U 14 Impact
Coach U 17 Colonials
Additional Coaching Experience:
Coached Division I soccer for 40 years
36 years as Head Coach
4 years as Assistant Coach
NJODP Director 3 Years
NJODP State Coach 14 Years
Youth Club Coach
4 time State Cup Champion
Playing Experience:
3 Years Collegiate player
Team Captain for 2 years
All Conference Team
Education and years you attended or graduated:
Master’s Degree in Guidance & Counseling-Rider University 1975

Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Physical Education &
Recreation- Slippery Rock State University 1971
 
10 Things you don’t know about me:
1.I love the shore, almost any shore where it is warm.
2.My nickname as a child was "Rusty" because I had red hair.
3.I can juggle.
4.I was the Director of a soccer camp for 29 years.
5.I began and ran the "Rider Cup" soccer Tournament for 14 years.
6.In high school I was a member of the track team; we won the Pitt Relays. I was a high jumper and ran the quarter mile. Best height was 6 foot 1 inch in the high jump.
7. As a child, I played baseball just about every day
8. I played tennis for about 20 years.
9. I began to golf about 4 years ago.
10. I love to work in my yard.
MARISSA BRAVERMAN
HEAD COACH / TRAINER
Hometown:
Ambler, PA
Phone (215) 806-7792
Email *
Independant Contractor
Head Coach/Trainer
Coaching Qualifications:
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
NSCAA National Diploma
Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma
NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma
NSCAA Regional Diploma
NSCAA State Goalkeeping Diploma
NSCAA Special Topics Diploma- Reading the Game
USSF Grade 8 Referee License (2004, 2005, 2011)
YMS Teams/Programs:
Head Coach and Trainer for current U-10 girls age group
Trainer for U-16 Cheetahs
Trainer for other teams when needed
Additional Coaching Experience:
U-23 Philadelphia Fever Assistant Coach, 2012
PA Rush Soccer Club, Trainer 2011-2012
UK Elite Soccer, Trainer, 2008-2010
University of Rochester Elite Camp, Coach 2009, 2011
Playing Experience:

-Philadelphia Fever, 2012, WPSL Elite (Women’s Pro-Am League)
-WPS Philadelphia Independence Open Combine 2012
-Trained with Liverpool Ladies Football Club- Aug 2011
-Trained with Oxford United Ladies Football Club- Aug 2011
-University of Rochester Varsity Women’s Soccer (2008, 2009, 2010): Division III: University Athletic Association (UAA); NCAA Tournament 2008, 2009, 2010; UAA Champions 2009; NSCAA National Top 25/D3soccer.com Top 25: 2008, 2009, 2010
-Lafayette College Varsity Women’s Soccer (2006): Division 1: Patriot League
-Philadelphia Liberty, 2008, WPSL
-PSC FC Coppa, 2002 to 2006
-Upper Dublin High School, 2002-2006
-Upper Dublin Soccer Club, 1997-2003

Education and years you attended or graduated:
D.P.T. Physical Therapy, Temple University, Expected Date of Graduation: 2016
M.S. Bioengineering, Temple University, Expected Date of Graduation: May 2013
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Minor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester ‘11
 
10 Things you don’t know about me:

1. I do a really good E.T. impression
2. I have a basic fluency of American Sign Language
3. I studied abroad in Guatemala
4. I am ambidextrous
5. I know every word to the movies "Good Will Hunting," "Stand by Me," "The Lion King", "Remember the Titans"
plus a few others.
6. My first concert was ’N Sync (and I’m very proud of that!)
7. I joined the Rochester Speed Skating Team during my senior year in college (and was awful!)
8. I volunteered at the Philadelphia Zoo in high school
9. I love double stuff oreos (who doesn’t?!)
10. I was once interviewed for a TV show on the History channel

MIKE McMONIGLE
Head Coach / Trainer