John Greaves
Director of Coaching
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

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.
MARISSA BRAVERMAN
HEAD COACH / TRAINER
 
Hometown:
Ambler, PA
Phone (215) 806-7792
Email *
Independant Contractor
Head Coach/Trainer
Coaching Qualifications:
US Soccer "B" License
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, Mental Skills for Youth Players, Future Coaches
YMS Teams/Programs:
Head Coach '02 Tempo
Academy Staff Trainer
Team Trainer
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

Education and years you attended or graduated:
Masters Cert., Global Supply Chain Management, Michigan State University '15
M.S. Bioengineering, Temple University '13
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Minor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester ‘11
 
10 Things you don’t know about me:

 

MIKE McMONIGLE
Head Coach / Trainer
Hometown:
Yardley, PA
Phone (215) 284-1777
Email *
Independant Contractor
Trainer U14 Boys
Coaching Qualifications:
USSF National B License
YMS Teams/Programs:
Trainer U14 Boys Rapids and U14 Boys Atomic
Additional Coaching Experience:
Coached at Upper Dublin SC; Coventry SC;
Ukranian Nationals; FC Bucks; FC Delco an Vincent United.

Asst HS girls coach at OJ Roberts HS; Head Girls coach at Upper Dublin HS; Asst Womens coach Temple University
Playing Experience:
13 years in the United Soccer League of PA in the Major and Reserve Divisions with Polish Eagles FC; Ukranian Nationals; and VE
Education and years you attended or graduated:
St. Joseph’s University 1972-76. B.A. English 1976.
 
10 Things you don’t know about me:
I am a huge Man United fan!
I once met the Liverpool FC first team (1977)
I went to college on a full scholarship for Track and played soccer with the St Joe Alumni Team while still an undergrad
I have two adult children ages 28 and 30
I work in Princeton, NJ
In 1978, I played in a match at the Vet against the Philadelphia Fury pro team!
I love Herr’s Kettle Chips!!
I have traveled to England, Ireland and Germany
I can’t whistle! I need to learn how!!
John Montes
Goalkeeper Trainer
 
Hometown:
Born in Columbia
Phone (267) 804-2445
Email *
Independant Contractor
Head Coach / Trainer
Coaching Qualifications:
NSCAA Regional Advance Level Vl
NSCAA Goalkeeping Level l & ll
EPYSA " E " License
YMS Teams/Programs:
YMS Goalkeeping Trainer
Additional Coaching Experience:

Abington Friends School(2012-Present) Head coach of MSB (7-8 Graders)
Tuzos Philadelphia (2012-2013) Head Coach & GK Trainer U10, U11 & U14 Teams. 2012- All teams Finalist at PPR League
Feltonville Soccer Club (2009-2012) Head Coach of U11 Travel Team.
2010 & 2011 Finalist at PDR & PPR leagues.
Barcelona Soccer Camps at Kendall Florida (80 hours Training) 2010
Philadelphia Soccer Club (2007-2008) U8Travel Team Head Coach

League Experience:
DELCO, YSC , UJSL, PPR & PDR Leagues.
Tournament Experience:
Summer Classic (PAE), MSSL showcase (NJ), Brick Town (NJ), Beach Blast (NJ)
Nether United (PAE), Quakertown (PAE),Haney Ross (PAE), Columbus Cup (PAE)

Playing Experience:
High school Goal keeper in Colombia
Education and years you attended or graduated:
College: Digital Electronic (1995-1996)
Antonio Jose Camacho - Colombia
Military Police 1994
Military Force in Colombia
High school Diploma Graduated 1993 Science Diploma
Joaquin de Cayzedo y Cuero- Colombia
EMILY CLARK
Goalkeeper Trainer
Emily Clark
Hometown:
Los Angeles, California
Phone (818) 640-5377
Email *
Independant Contractor
Goalkeeper Trainer
Coaching Qualifications: ( Please list Licenses and Diplomas)
NSCAA Goalkeeping Institute
Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma, 2009
Goalkeeping Level 2 Diploma, 2011
NSCAA Institute
Junior Level VI- Advanced Regional, 2011
YMS Teams/Programs:(Please list)
i.e. Peewee Program Director, Head Coach U10 Pixies, etc.
Head Coach GU-15 Panthers (2011-2012)
Trainer GU8, GU9, GU11, GU13, GU15
Goalkeeper Trainer U9/10, U10/11, U12/13+
Additional Coaching Experience:.i.e. Professional youth player, Munich , Germany, 4 time State Champion, League Champion etc.
The Baldwin School
Head Soccer Coach for Girls Varsity Soccer Team
Village Christian Middle School
Assistant Coach Girls Middle School Soccer
Playing Experience: i.e. semi pro- 4 years, 3 years collegiate player, high school , etc.
3 Years Middle School Player
4 Years High School Player
4 Years Collegiate Player
UGH Women’s Adult Soccer League, Bensalem-Trevose, PA
(current)
YSC Indoor Adult Women’s League, Hatboro, PA
Education and years you attended or graduated:i.e. Pitt 1984’, etc.
2009-Present
Graduate Studies Program, West Chester University
Teacher Certification in Secondary English
(currently completing program)

2005-2009
Chapman University, Orange, CA
Bachelor of Arts in English
Recipient of Provost Scholarship (4 years)
Disciple Day Scholarship
Chapman Disciple Scholarship
2001-2005
Village Christian High School, Sun Valley, CA
Gold and Silver Honors
Who’s Who In American High Schools (2005)
 
10 Things you don’t know about me:
1. I’m very good at jump roping.

2. I’ve traveled to Europe, North Africa, and have visited Canada and Mexico.

3. I’ve always been a fan of ballroom dancing.

4. I enjoy reading books in my spare time.

5. Before I began playing soccer, I used to ride horses.
KYLE PILGREN
Trainer
   
Hometown:
Levittown, PA
Email *
Independent Contractor
Trainer
Coaching Qualifications:
NSCAA State Diploma

NSCAA National License

USSF D License

Coerver certified
YMS Teams/Programs:
Head Coach- YMS Xtreme 98' Girls
Saturday Morning Peewees Staff

YMS Staff Trainer

Saturday Morning In House Girls Coach/Trainer

YMS Trainer for 6+ years
Additional Coaching Experience:
PAGS 5 League Runner ups

PAGS 6 League Champs
Playing Experience:
Former Pennsbury High School Player

High Level YMS Alumni Player
BRAD MELONI
Goalkeeping Coach

Hometown:
Croydon, PA
Phone (215) 208-0047
Email *
Independent Contractor
GK Trainer
Coaching Qualifications:
NSCAA Level 2 Regional GK licence
"D" License
 
Harry S Truman Varsity Coach
Education and years you attended or graduated:
George School
Harry S Truman
MICHAEL LINDEMANN
Trainer/Saturday Morning Peewee Director