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David Allred, Executive Director
  • Former USL and MLS professional player
  • Holder of an USSF National A License
  • Former NC State player, including an ACC championship and Final Four teams
  • NC State men’s soccer career goals against average leader GAA
  • Broughton High School Hall of Fame
  • Former coach at NC State and Duke University
  • Earned undergraduate degree in Marketing & graduate degree in Sports Management from NCSU
  • Member of the CASL Hall of Fame
 
Caleb Norkus, Director of Classic Soccer
  • Former North Carolina High School Player of the Year
  • Played with the U17, U18 & U20 National Teams
  • In 1995, he participated in the U17 FIFA World Championship in Equador
  • Played collegiately at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Won an ACC Championship
  • Former Professional Player, which included being drafted by DC United & playing abroad in Chile & Germany and with the Puerto Rico Islanders
  • Former Carolina RailHawks Player from 2007-2010
  • 2016 Tobacco Road FC Associate Head Coach/2017 Technical Director
  • Coached the 2017 Kepner President's Cup 18U Champions
 
Chris Perez, Director of Women's Coaching

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Mark Jonas, Director of Player Development
  • Former Professional Player
  • Former Collegiate Standout at NC State University
  • Ranks in the top ten all-time point leaders at NCSU
  • A former CAYA Director at CASL
  • Former Member of the U17 National World Cup team
  • Member of the U20 & U23 National Team
 
Jennie Altherr, Director of Senior Women’s Classic
  • Holder of USSF A License
  • Earned NSCAA Premier Diploma & KNVB Advanced Tactics Match Analysis Certificate
  • Former Head Coach at St. Mary’s College & High School, Peace College, Cary Academy & Shattuck-St. Mary’s School (MN)
  • Former Assistant Coach at Mississippi State University, Northwestern University (IL), Meredith College & University of Southern Mississippi
  • Former UNC player, including an ACC & NCAA Championship
  • Former player with U16 & U19 Region 3 ODP and NSCAA All-Area team  
 
Ziggy Zigante, Director of Goalkeeper Academy
  • Former Assistant Coach for the San Jose Clash of MLS
  • Worked as an Assistant Coach at Cornell University
  • Goalkeeper Coach & Assistant Coach to Martin Rennie during his tenure with Carolina RailHawks
  • US Men’s National & Olympic teams Goalkeeper Coach, assisted in preparing for 1994 World Cup
  • Native of Croatia with playing experience in Croatia, Austria, England, Japan & the USA
 
Jason Schmieg, Director of Operations
  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Advanced National Diploma
  • Holder of USSF C License
  • Former 4-year Varsity Player at Barton College
  • Masters of Science in Kinesiology from University of Tennessee
 
Simone Bracalello, Technical Director
  • Former Forward with the Carolina RailHawks
  • Former Minnesota United FC Player
  • Genoa, Italy native
  • Began career as a member of the youth academy of Serie A side Sampdoria (Italian First Division)
  • Made his professional debut at age 17 with Savona (Serie C2)
 
Omar Asad, Staff Coach
  • Junior Varsity Men's Coach at Athens Drive High School
  • Former Boys Head Coach at Carnage Middle School
  • Former (2008 to 2010) Midfielder at NC State University
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance from NCSU
  • Former Athens Drive High School player scoring 18 goals his senior year and named all region and all conference senior
 
Godfrey Miller, Wake FC Raleigh Director of Coaching
  • Played third division in Germany, played in Asia and Dubai, and Liberian national team
  • Participated in the country’s World Cup qualifying campaign during 2004-06
  • NC State men’s soccer assistant coach under George Tarantini
  • Head coach at Wake Tech Community College 2008-11
  • Led team to 13-4-2 record in final season and a place in the regional semifinals
  • Mount Olive Head Coach 2011 - 2015
  • Former girls classic director at Carolina Soccer Club
  • Master’s Degree in Coaching and Athletics Administration from Concordia University Irvine
 
Jack Coleman, Assistant Director of Coaching
  • Midfielder with the Carolina Railhawks
  • Graduate of Duke University
  • Played Midfield & Defense for the Duke Blue Devils
  • Member of the U-18 National Team for the 2011 Lisbon International Tournament
  • Former FC Dallas Youth Academy Player
 
Brian Miller, Women's Staff Coach
  • Bachelor's and Master’s Degree of Science and Education and a National Board Certified Teacher 
  • Holds a Class C Coaching License and an Advanced Regional License
  • Current Holly Springs High Women’s Varsity Coach
  • Former Holly Springs High Men’s Varsity Coach 
  • Former College Player at Buffalo College

 

 
Vasilios Dimopoulos
  • Professional experience with USL-Pro Wilmington Hammerheads and Nafpaktiakos Asteras F.C of Greece
  • U23 Carolina Railhawks National Champions
  • Former NC State Goal Keeper and ACC Championship finalist
  • Super Y National Camp Team member
  • Adidas ESP participant, Cape Fear Soccer Club Hall of Fame
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering degree from NC State
  • Masters Degree from Duke Business School
 
Jordan Beck, Director of Select Academy
  • USSF D License
  • Apex Friendship High School JV Coach
  • Graduate of NC State University
  • Former player/coach for AC Sandhills
 
Cody Suite, College Recruiting Coordinator
 
Mike Bamber, Player Fitness Director
  • Played at Sheffield United FC Youth Academy
  • Played Professionally for Glossop North End FC in England
  • Won a National College Championship in England for Sheffield Hallam University
  • Currently plays for PDL side Tobacco Road FC
  • F.A. Level 2 certified coach
  • NSCAA Regional Diploma
  • USSF D License
  • Assistant College Coach for 2 years at D2 school Urbana University
 
Gretchen Zigante, Goalkeeper Clinician
  • Holder of USSF A License
  • Former Goalkeeper Coach for Triangle Futbol Club
  • Former Assistant Coach at Cornell University
  • Former Assistant Coach at San Diego State University
  • Former Region IV ODP Coach •Former USWMNT player with two international caps
  • Former starting goalkeeper at UNC-Chapel Hill