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Challenger Crew North Coaching Staff


Chris Dore
Director of Coaching

COACHING EXPERIENCE
Challenger Crew Juniors
Director of Coaching –North (2010-present)
OYSAN Boys Competitive Coach of the Year (2012)

Avon High School
Boys Head Soccer Coach (2007-present)
Division I Ohio High School – Coach of the Year (2011)
Greater Cleveland – Coach of the Year (2007, 2009, 2011)   

Avon Soccer League Association
Director of Coaching (2007-present)

Licensing
USSF National Youth License
USSF National “D” License

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Professional
Cleveland Force (MISL)
Syracuse Salty Dogs (A-League)
Charleston Battery (A-League)
Cincinnati Riverhawks (A-League)
Virginia Beach Mariners (A-League)

Collegiate
Bowling Green State University (1996-1999)
NSCAA Division I All-American
Top 10 BGSU History in Goals, Assists and Points

High School
Lorain Catholic High School
Midwest All-American

 

 

 

Matt DeCapua
Goalkeeping Instructor

COACHING EXPERIENCE
Challenger Crew Juniors

Goalkeeping Coach (2010-present)

Avon Lake High School
Boys Head Soccer Coach (2013-present)
Southwest Conference Coach of the Year (2013)
Lorain County Coach of the Year (2013)

Normandy High School
Boys Head Soccer Coach (2007-2013)
Northeast Ohio Conference COY (2011, 2012)

Bay Soccer Association
Staff Trainer and Coach (2005-present)

Licensing
NSCAA State, Regional, National Goalkeeping Diploma
NSCAA National Coaching Diploma

 

 

 

 

Tony Dore
Boys Staff Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE
Challenger Crew Juniors
Staff Coach–North (2012-present)

St. Edward High School
Boys Head Soccer Coach (2001-2012)
GCSSCA Private School Coach of the Year ('07, '09, '11)  

Bowling Green State University
Student Assistant Coach (1997)

Licensing
USSF National Youth License
USSF National “D” License

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Professional
Cleveland Crunch (NPSL)
Cleveland Caps (USISL)

Collegiate
Bowling Green State University (1993-1996)
All Mid-American Conference (1996)
Team Captain (1996)

High School
Lorain Catholic High School

 

 

 

 


Barry Rice
Boys Staff Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Challenger Crew Juniors 

Staff Coach–North (2013-present)

St. Ignatius High School
Boys Assistant Soccer Coach (2011)
State Champions (2011)   

University of Kentucky
Student Assistant Coach (2012)

Licensing
USSF National Youth License
USSF National “D” License

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Professional
DC United (MLS)

Collegiate
University of Kentucky (2006-2009)
NSCAA All American (2008, 2009)
Conference Defender of the Year (2008, 2009)
Conference 1st Team (2007, 2008, 2009)

High School
St. Ignatius High School
State Champions (2005, 2006)
National Champions (2006)

 

 

 


Atti Toth
Boys Staff Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE
Challenger Crew Juniors
Staff Coach –North (2012-present)

Lakewood High School
Boys Head Soccer Coach (2008-present)

Licensing
NSCAA Premier Diploma
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
NSCAA National Diploma

NSCAA National Youth Diploma
USSF National "D" License

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Collegiate
New Hampshire College (1984-1987)
All Conference and All New England

High School
Lakewood High School
East-West SC

 

Allison Cuiksa
Girls Staff Coach
COACHING EXPERIENCE

Challenger Crew Juniors 

Staff Coach–North (2012-present)

Bloom-Carroll High School
Boys Assistant Soccer Coach (2008-2010)                    

Gardner-Webb University
Student Assistant Coach (2005-2006)

Licensing
NSCAA National Youth Diploma
USSF National “D” License
Ohio Teaching License Pre K-3 and 4-5 Generalist
PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Professional
Asheville Splash (W-League)
Cleveland Eclipse (W-League)

Collegiate
Gardner-Webb University (2000-2003)
NSCAA All American (2000, 2001)
Team MVP and Captain (2000, 2001, 2002)
NSCAA/Adidas Scholar Athlete All-Region (2002)

High School
Berea High School
Midwest Regional Team
     
Daegen Duvall
Girls Staff Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE
Challenger Crew Juniors
Staff Coach (2012-present)

OYSAN ODP
Staff Coach (2009-present)
Head Boys Soccer Coach for Europe Trip (2012)

Avon Lake High School
Girls Head Soccer Coach (2012-present)
Girls Head JV Soccer Coach (2008-2012) 

Avon Lake Soccer Organization
Staff Coach (2005-present)
Director of Coaching Development (2005-2012)
OYSAN League Administrator of the Year (2009)
Girls Travel Soccer Coach (2005-present)
Girls Recreation Soccer Coach (2004-2008)

Licensing
USSF “B” License
USSF National Youth License 
NSCAA Goalkeeping Level III Diploma
NSCAA Level II Diploma
NSCAA Special Topics Diploma:  Mental and
                              Physical Player Development

Coerver Youth Diploma

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Amateur
Cleveland Magyar Athletic Club (CMAC) (1989-1998)

Collegiate
Rollins College (1985-1988)
4 Year Academic All-Conference Sunshine State Conference
2 Year Academic All-American (1988-1989)

High School
Gonzaga Preparatory School (1983-1985)
First Team All-City - Greater Spokane League (1985)
Cheney High School (1981-1982)

     

Ryan Hall
Girls Staff Coach
COACHING EXPERIENCE
Challenger Crew Juniors
Staff Coach (2010-present)

Avon High School
JV Head Coach (2012 - Present)


Avon Soccer League Association
Travel coach (2008-present)

St. Edward High School
Varsity Assistant Coach (2011)

Syracuse Silver Knights
Assistant Coach (MISL, 2011-12, 2012-13)

Syracuse University
Volunteer Assistant Coach (2004 - 2006)
PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Professional
Syracuse Salty Dogs (A-League)
Rochester Raging Rhinos (A-League)
Cleveland Force (MISL)
California Cougars (MISL)
New Jersey Ironmen (MISL)
Syracuse Silver Knights (MISL)

Collegiate
Syracuse University (1999-2003)


High School
Herndon High School (Herndon, VA)
All-American
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ante Pilekic
Staff Coach
COACHING EXPERIENCE

Challenger Crew Juniors 

Staff Coach (2012-present)
AC Premier
Staff Coach (2009-present)

Lake Catholic High School
Boys Head Soccer Coach (2009-present)
State Final Four (2009)   

Lakeland Community College
Assistant Coach (2006-2008)

Licensing
NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma
NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma
USSF National “D” License
Masters of Physical Therapy (Cleveland State)
Bachelors in Health Sciences (Cleveland State)
PLAYING EXPERIENCE
High School
Lorain Catholic High School (1999-2002)
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matt Kutner
Staff Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Challenger Crew Juniors 

Staff Coach (2014-present)

Norton High School
Girls Head Soccer Coach (2006)

Norton Amateur Soccer Club
Director of Coaching (2006-2012)

N.E.O. Select
Director of Coaching (2011-2014)

OYSAN
Coaching School Instructor (2012-present)
State Staff (2007-present)


Olympic Development Program
Head Coach (2011-present)

Licensing
USSF National “B” License
USSF National Youth License

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Collegiate
Ohio Northern University (2003-2005)


High School
Medina Highland High School

 

 

Challenger Crew South Coaching Staff

 

Joe Parente
Director of Coaching

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Challenger Crew Juniors 

Director of Coaching –South (2008-present)

High School
Lakewood Coach
St. Ignatius Coach
Brunswick Coach  

Olympic Development Program
Instructional Staff
Staff Coach

Licensing
USSF National Youth License
USSF National “C” License

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Collegiate
Cleveland State University (1986-1989 )
4-Year Letterman and Team Captain

High School
St. Edward High School
East-West SC

     


 

 

 

Angelo Finelli
Staff Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Challenger Crew Juniors 

Staff Coach –South (2011-present)

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy
Boys Head Soccer Coach (2014-present)

Licensing
USSF National “D” License
PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Collegiate
Eastern University

High School
Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy
State Finalists, Captain
     


Wally Senk
Staff Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Challenger Crew Juniors 

Staff Coach –South (2007-present)

High School
Copley Girls Head Coach (2009-present)
Cloverleaf Boys Head Coach (2003-2009)
Copley Boys Head Coach (2002)
Walsh Jesuit Boys Assistant Coach (2000-2001)
State Finalists (2000-2001)

Copley Soccer
Youth Staff Coach

Licensing
USSF National “C” License
PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Professional
Cocoa Expos (USISL)
 
Collegiate
University of Akron
St. Bonaventure University
1st Team All- Conference
All-Region
 
High School
Walsh Jesuit HS