The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP) is pleased to announce the East Region coaching assignments for the 2019-20 season.
Throughout the month of July, the 2002-07 Boys and Girl age groups will gather for ID camps. The Boys teams will be located to Kutztown University and the Girls teams will be located at Rider University. From here, the East Region coaching staff will select players to compete in the ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional in Boca Raton, Florida, and the ODP Boys Interregional in Bradenton, Florida.
Boys ODP Camps
July 7 - July 11, 2019 | 2003, 2005
July 12 - July 16, 2019 | 2002, 2006
July 17 - July 20, 2019 | 2007
July 17 - July 21, 2019 | 2004
Girls ODP Camps
July 7 - July 10, 2019 | 2002, 2007
July 7 - July 11, 2019 | 2003
July 12 - July 16, 2019 | 2004, 2005
July 17 - July 21, 2019 | 2006
Click here to see the West Region Coaching Staff.
Bryan Harkin is the 2002 Boys Head Coach. He just completed his second season as the Men's Soccer Head Coach at Emerson College. Prior to this position, he was an assistant coach at Tufts University where he helped guide the team to a Division III National Championship title in 2014 and 2016. Harkin's played professionally for USL Second Division's Crystal Palace Baltimore FC and USL's Wilmington Hammerheads.
Trajano Bastidas will serve as the 2002 Boys Assistant Coach. He enters his ninth season on the US Youth Soccer ODP East Region staff and he holds his USSF National "A" License.
John Szaro is the 2002 Boys Goalkeeper Coach. Previously served as a college coach for American University, Adelphi University, and Hofstra University.
Todd West is the 2003 Boys Head Coach. He just completed his 19th and final season as the Men's Soccer Head Coach at American University. During his time at American University, he amassed 164 wins and captured the Patriot League Regular Season Championship seven times.
Ralph Pascarella will serve as the 2003 Boys Assistant Coach. He has served as an US Youth Soccer ODP coach at the state and regional level for more than 25 years.
Craig Jones is the 2004 Boys Head Coach. This fall he will be entering his eighth season as the Men's Soccer Head Coach at George Washington University. He has guided his teams to a winning record in three of the past four years and the Atlantic 10 regular season championship in 2015.
Pete Dicce will serve as the 2004 Boys Assistant Coach. He is currently the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Athletics at New York University Abu Dhabi and has served on the East Region staff for more than 12 years.
Gordon Miller is the 2005 Boys Head Coach. He is currently the Virginia Youth Soccer Association Technical Director and he holds his USSF National "A" and Canadian Soccer "A" Licenses. He was previously an assistant coach for the U-17 Canadian National Team and he played professionally in the North American Soccer League.
Craig Stone will serve as the 2005 Boys Assistant Coach. He has coached at the US Youth Soccer ODP state and regional level for more than 10 years.
Jose Rebay is the 2006 Boys Head Coach. A U.S. Soccer Scout, Rebay has served as an ODP coach since 2007. He holds his USSF National "A" License and he was a US Youth Soccer National League champion in 2015 and US Youth Soccer National Championship runner-up in 2016.
Manfred Kapper, a former member of the Austrian National Team, will serve as the 2006 Boys Assistant Coach. He played professionally for Austrian side FC Admira Wacker and he holds his USSF National "A" License and EUFA "B" License.
Rick Meana is the 2007 Boys Head Coach. He is currently the New Jersey Youth Soccer Director of Coaching and a US Youth Soccer National Instructor.
Mike Kleinert is the 2007 Boys Assistant Coach. He was previously the Delaware Youth Soccer Association Technical Director and he has served as an ODP coach since 2010.
East Region Girls Coaches
Kevin Long brings 18 years worth of college coaching experience to the 2002 Girls as the head coach. He just completed his 11th season as the Women's Soccer Head Coach at Marshall University. Previous head coaching stints include Rider University and Randolph-Macon Women's College. He has been working actively with ODP since 1993.
Terry Underkoffler is the 2002 Girls Goalkeeper Coach. He has coached in the US Youth Soccer ODP East Region for more than 40 years. Eight of his former 'keepers, with Eastern Pennsylvania ODP, have appeared for the United States at the youth or senior levels including World Cup winner Kim Maslin and two-time Olympic gold medalist Nicole Barnhart.
Ian Stone, the winningest coach in St. John's Women's Soccer history, will serve as the 2003 Girls Head Coach. He has amassed 236 wins in 25 seasons and most recently won the Big East Regular Season title in 2015. In 2009, he coached the U.S. U-19 Youth National Team in an international tournament in Russia.
Chris Bleam is the 2003 Girls Assistant Coach. He has served as an East Region coach since 1993 and he holds his USSF National Youth License.
Laurie George brings college and international experience to the 2003 Girls as the goalkeeper coach. She currently is the goalkeeper coach for Jordan Women's National Team after previously serving as an assistant coach at the University of Maryland from 2007-15 and Clemson University from 2001-07. At Clemson, her teams qualified for the NCAA Tournament in every year she was there.
Sue Ryan is the 2004 Girls Head Coach. Ryan was the Women's Soccer Head Coach at Stony Brook University for 31 years. She amassed 229 wins and guided the team from Division III to Division I. She also served as an assistant coach for the U-17 and U-20 U.S. Soccer Youth National Teams.
Tom Hayes will serve as the 2004 Girls Assistant Coach. He has been a coach in the East Region for more than 30 years.
Russell Dishman is the 2004 Girls Goalkeeper Coach. He has coached ODP at the state and region level and he holds his USSF National Goalkeeper License.
Eric Teepe is the 2005 Girls Head Coach. Teepe is the Women's Soccer Head Coach at Fairleigh Dickinson and has guided his teams to three Northeast Conference Regular Seasons titles in five seasons.
Dave Bucciero will serve as the 2005 Girls Assistant Coach. Bucciero was previously the Women's Soccer Head Coach at American University from 2008-12. He has more than 12 years coaching experience with the East Region ODP.
Mike Idland is the 2005 Girls Goalkeeper Coach. This past fall, Idland completed his third season as Women's Soccer Head Coach at The College at Brockport, SUNY, after previously serving as the head coach at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
Rick Stainton brings professional and college coaching experience 2006 Girls as the head coach. In December, Stainton was announced as the new Women's Soccer Head Coach at College of St. Elizabeth. He was previously the head coach at Seton Hall University for five seasons. Stainton also served as the head coach for Sky Blue FC in 2010.
Peter Krech is the 2006 Girls Assistant Coach. Krech just completed his fifth season at St. Mary's College of Maryland and he has served as an East Region ODP Coach since 2014.
John Gregg is the 2006 Girls Goalkeeper Coach. He has served as an East Region ODP Goalkeeper Coach since 2006.
Kristin Shaw is the 2007 Girls Head Coach. She is currently the Women's Soccer Head Coach at Colby College. Previous coaching stints include serving as an assistant coach at Villanova University and head coach at Smith College. Shaw has been an active ODP coach since 2009.
Darren Marshall will serve as the 2007 Girls Assistant Coach. Marshall has been a coach in the ODP since 2004 and he holds his USSF National "A" License.
Brian Borde is the 2007 Girls Goalkeeper Coach. He previously served as the goalkeeper coach at Eastern Michigan University and the U-16 U.S. Soccer Youth National Team.