STAFF
Our Staff is comprised of uniquely qualified coaches with high level playing experience, coaching experience of players at all levels (including 4-6 year old introductory programs and college teams), and formal coaching qualifications from the USSF and the NSCAA.  



Brendon Boates cofounder
Brendon is currently a Staff Coach with FC Stars of Massachusetts.  Prior to joining Stars, Brendon was the Youth Academy Technical director at NEFC, and a staff coach at Scorpions Soccer where he directed the Junior Academy.  Brendon has coached at the college level, most recently as an assistant coach for the men's program at Bridgewater State College.  He was also the head coach for the women's program at Dean College, along with serving as a staff coach for Rhode Island ODP.  Brendon played college soccer at Springfield College, and holds a professional coaching qualification from the NSCAA.

Patrick Marino cofounder
Patrick has coached at the high school and college level, most recently as an assistant for the men's program at Tufts University.  Patrick got his start in coaching through camps and clinics programs, working extensively for Major League Soccer Camps where he was nominated for several national awards, including Coach of the Year, and he also worked with Chicago Fire Soccer Camps and the New England Revolution Soccer Academy.  Patrick played college soccer at Franklin Pierce College, and played semiprofessionally in the USISL.  He holds professional coaching qualifications from the USSF and the NSCAA, as well as an NSCAA Goalkeeping trainer certificate.  Patrick is a certified personal trainer, with a concentration in Speed, Agility, and Quickness (SAQ) training.

Craig Hutchinson Clinician
Craig currently coaches youth teams at Castleford Rovers (Winchester, NY Youth Soccer League).  Most recently he's been a staff coach at Inside Soccer.  For the New York Red Bulls, Craig not only worked with community soccer programs, he also served as the team's media correspondent and sideline reporter.  Craig has held staff roles for the New England Revolution, San Jose Earthquakes, and Los Angeles Galaxy.  He currently also works as a freelance writer, with regular contributions to 'bleacherreport.com.'  Craig hails from Yorkshire County, England, and currently resides in Hoboken, NJ.  He holds professional coaching qualifications from the USSF and NSCAA.

Jay Woodward Clinician/goalkeeper trainer 
Jay is currently a Staff Coach and Goalkeeper director with CSU, a premier soccer club in Massachusetts.  Prior to joining CSU, Jay was the Assistant Head Coach and Goalkeeper Coach for the Women's Soccer program at the University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, TX).  Jay has also had coaching stints at Wheaton College, and as the Head Coach at Johnson and Wales.  Jay has extensive youth soccer coaching experience as well, having coached Massachusetts State Champion and Super Y National Champion teams.  As a goalkeeper instructor, Jay has trained several goalkeepers who have gone on to play at the highest professional and amateur levels.  He holds a professional coaching qualification from the NSCAA, as well as an NSCAA Goalkeeping trainer certificate.