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 PIVOTAL STAFF

I won’t accept anything less than the best a player’s capable of doing... and he has the right to expect the best that I can do for him and the team! 

– Lou Holtz

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Monica Tarzy

Head Varsity Girls Coach (Richard Montgomery HS, 2010-present).

Coach for Potomac Soccer Club -Elementary Education Degree from the University of Maryland -7th grade science teacher at Julius West Middle School -University of Maryland Women’s club Soccer Team -Potomac soccer club player for 5 years -Bethesda soccer club player for 3 years -“D” Licensed Coach

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Cletus Zeitz

Over 6 years Coaching Experience -Personal Trainer Diploma (National Personal Training Institute) -Head Coach for club team in California (U8 then played up against U10) -Kids Sports League (worked with 8-10 year olds) -Played Men's Soccer at Yuba College -Varsity Soccer Player for Winston Churchill HS

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Viviana Rodriguez

Collegiate Soccer Player (Montgomery College) -USSF F Coaching License

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Benjamin Aryeetey

USSF "F" Coaching License, -Assistant Training Coach (Montgomery College Women's Soccer Team), -Professional Player for World Class Premier, -Soccer Coach at Salisbury Soccer Camp, -Played Collegiate Soccer at Salisbury University, -Awarded 2nd Team All CAC, -Invited to play with Ghana U-20 National Team

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Brendon Gregoire

USSF "F" Coaching License, -Played Division 1 Collegiate Soccer at Towson University -MD Olympic Development Program Team (2005-2006) -DC-United Academy Team -Varsity Player at DeMatha -Scholar Athlete Award (Towson University) -WCAC All Conference, Prince Georges All County, All State Honorable Mention, All Met Honorable Mention, WCAC Champion, Catholic Soccer Player of the Year (DeMatha)

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Phil Nana

Head Coach for the Women's Soccer Program at Montgomery College -Member of Men's Soccer Program at Frostburg State University -Played Professionally in Germany (3rd division Bundesliga) -Professional Player for Nola Jesters (2012) -Club Captain for Damascus Soccer Club (NCSL D1 Finalist) -Damascus Soccer MVP (2007) -Varsity Soccer Player at Gaithersburg HS -Head Coach for Frostburg's Club Team (Junior & Senior year of College)

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Kate Waters

D1 Collegiate Player for University of Maryland

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Zack Markenson

Member of Club Soccer Team at American University -Varsity Soccer Player for Wootton HS -Head Trainer for Lil' Soccer Stars Programs -USSF "F" Coaching License

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Aaron Sherman

Aaron Sherman: Playing experience -Played Collegiately (Regional Championship Finalist) -HS Varsity (4 years) -Defensive MVP (HS) -NCSL, Region 1 Player -Played for top club teams (Bethesda, OBGC and Real Maryland) -Overseas experience in Trinidad & Tobago Coaching experience: -Currently the Assistant Coach at Montomgery College (Women's Soccer Program) -Currently Head Coach of Laurel Lions (U-10 & U-14 teams) -Tournament Champions (Columbia Fall Classic & Potomac Memorial Tourn) -Varsity and JV Coach at Washington Christian Academy (finished top in the league)

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Will Risso

Coaching Experience: -USSF National "F" License -More than 3 years of coaching experience -Assistant coach for MSI Classic U-12 -Assistant coach for MSI Rec U-6 -Youth soccer referee

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Sara Nickoles

Certified Athletic Trainer- MS, VATL, ATC -Masters in Exercise, Fitness & Health Promotion -Certified Athletic Trainer for George Mason University Track & Field, Men's Soccer (2009-2014) -Certified Athletic Trainer for Washington Freedom of WPS (2010) & DC United Youth Academy -Runs speed and conditioning sessions -Played Women's Soccer at Salisbury University -Played club for Bethesda Liverpool (Bethesda Soccer Club) -4 Year Varsity at James Hubert Blake HS -2 Time MVP -All-Gazette honorable mention.

innovating thinking,family-like mentality,proper development,transparency,

continued education

On days that you have brought additional trainers that you were training to work for you, they too were outstanding in their skill, maturity and ability to connect with the girls. I would recommend them as well.

 Kenny (Head Coach)

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