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Sean Barker
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 330 310 9828
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): USSF 'C' License
Years of Coaching Experience: 15
Coaching History: 
Walsh Jesuit High School, SUSA Youth soccer, Hudson United Soccer Club, Everest Soccer Club, FC Evolution
Playing Experience: Emerald Soccer Club, ODP State Team, ODP Regional Team, ODP National Pool, Tallmadge High School
Personal Information: Married to Nikole Barker for 15 years Children - Kelsey (18) Zackary (13)

Matt Burnham
Staff Coach
Phone: 330 283 9440
Email: [email protected]

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Kevin Carroll
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 216 538 5653
Email: [email protected]

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Benny Dargle
Owner/Board Member/Girls Director of Coaching
Phone: 216 280 6831
Email: [email protected]

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Steve Davis
Owner/Board Member/Director of Operations
Phone: 330 673 3330
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): USSF "A" License, NSCAA Premier Diploma, USSF "Youth" National License
Years of Coaching Experience: 32
Coaching History: Head Girls Coach at Tallmadge High School, Former Head Girls Soccer Coach at Revere High School, Staff Coach Region II ODP, Age Group Head Coach OYSAN ODP, OYSAN State Coaching School Instructor
Awards: GAASCA Coach of the Year 1999
Career Highlights: Winning the Region II ODP Tournament in 1996 and 2002, competing in the ODP National Finals in 2003 with the '87 State Team, Winning the District Final with Revere in 2000
Personal Information: Steve lives in Brimfield, OH with his wife Amy (of 22 years) and his two children Michael (19) and Madelyn (16).

Matt Diepenbrock
Staff Coach
Phone: 216 633 7207
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): USSF 'D' License, USSF 'Youth' License, NSCAA Goalkeeping 1 Diploma
Years of Coaching Experience: 13
Coaching History: Started as U15 / U16 Assistant at Rochester Lightning (1999-2001); Coaching positions & board at Loveland Youth Soccer / Loveland Soccer Academy / Loveland Storm with multiple teams per season; U8-U12 Director for Clockwork Orange; Ohio South ODP Staff Coach & State Team Coach; Revere Soccer Club Academy Staff Coach; Ohio Soccer Association ODP Staff Coach & State Team Coach; FC Evolution Staff Coach. 
Playing experience:  Started at age 4, Rec, Youth Academy, Youth Club, High School, College Club, and Adult rec soccer (with all the scars to prove it)
Personal Information: I have developed a particular set of skills in building successful club teams from the ground up and I believe in the positive mission that Evolution is bringing to our area. Married to Sara for 17 yrs, 3 children (Addison is 12, Grant is 9, Claire is 6). 

Andy Dickson
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 440 263 1489
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): USSF 'D' License, NSCAA 'National' Diploma
Years of Coaching Experience: 30
Coaching History: FC Evolution/CEFC/Cleveland Futbol Club-Staff Coach-Girls and Boys; Berea Youth Soccer-President, Youth Academy Director Tri City United Soccer-President and Chairman; Strongsville Soccer Association-Staff Coach Palatine Celtic-Staff Coach Naperville Soccer Association-Staff Coach Naperville Central High School-Assistant Boys Coach North Central College-Assistant Coach Benedictine University-Assistant Coach
Playing experience:  North Central College (1 year letterman-Helped team to CCIW Championship Defeating #4 Wheaton; Baldwin-Wallace University (3 year letterman); Naperville Central High School (State of Illinois-Runner Up-1988); Club- Palatine Celtic & Naperville Soccer Association (NSA)
Career Highlights: Naperville Central High School, Naperville, IL 2 Year Letter Winner-Member of State Runner-up team in 1988 losing in the state final to USMNT Player Brian McBride and Buffalo Grove High School North Central College-Naperville, IL-Played One Season-Earned Varsity Letter-Helped team to College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Championship Baldwin-Wallace University-3 Year Letter Winner (Medical Redshirt Sophomore Year)
Personal Information:
 From Naperville Illinois, currently lives in Strongsville, Ohio, two children; Andrew Jr. (Member of Baldwin Wallace University Varsity Soccer Team) & Alyssa (2006 FC Evolution Girls Team) Works in Human Resources for a Building Services Company

Troy Elsea
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 330 469 0192
Email:  [email protected]

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Chris Gentille
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 330 671 3448
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): NSCAA Premier Diploma, NSCAA State Goalkeeping Diploma
Years of Coaching Experience: 16
Coaching History: Head Coach Hudson High School Girls, Former Head Coach Twinsburg High School Girls; Former Head Coach Ravenna High School Girls Varsity, Former Assistant Coach at Hiram College
Playing experience:  Aurora High School,  Kent State University Men's Club team
Awards:  2013 State of Ohio Coach of Year for Division 1 Girls Soccer; 2012 and 2013 Greater Cleveland Division 1 Girls Coach of the Year 2012 and 2013, NOC Conference Coach of the Year (2012, 2013 and 2014) NOC Conference Champs 2012 and 2014 at Twinsburg
Career Highlights:  Coached Lady Tigers to a 16-1-1 season Sectional Champs and District Semi Finals and team was ranked 11th in the nation and team finished the season ranked #1 in the State of Ohio.
Personal Information: Coach Gentille resides in Aurora, Ohio and is married to Danielle and has a son Cameron, daughter Giuliana and son Brycen.

Abbey Golden
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 440 552 2224
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): USSF 'C' License
Years of Coaching Experience: 14
Coaching History: Archbishop Hoban Head Coach, FC Evolution Head Coach
Playing experience:  NCAA D1, Semi-Pro, OYSAN Olympic Development Program
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Jozsef Jakab
Academy Director
Phone: 330 760 4717
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): National "D" License
Years of Coaching Experience: 25
Coaching History: Former Head Boys coach at Crestwood High School, Former Head Boys coach at Cloverleaf High School, former Assistant Coach at Revere High School
Playing Experience: 
Played for the State Champion Walsh Jesuit High School team
Career Highlights: 
As a player, winning the State Championship at Walsh High School in 1990, as a coach assisting the Revere High School boys team win the State Championship in 2013

Sandor Jakab Jr.
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 330 285 6026
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): USSF 'D' License
Years of Coaching Experience: 4
Coaching History: Revere Soccer Club, FC Evolution
Playing Experience: 
4 years Varsity at Revere High School, NOESA, Ohio Rush, Pennine Soccer Club, Everest Soccer Club
Awards:
United Soccer Coaches High School All-American, 1st Team All-Ohio, 1st Team All-Suburban League, 1st Team All-District, Suburban Player of the Year, Akron Touchdown Club Player of the Year, Best of Greater Akron Preps Player of the Year 
Career Highlights: 2x High School State Finalist (2016, 2018) Top 5 scorer in US Youth National League (2017-2018), Led Revere High School as a Captain to the State Final (2018)


Sandor Jakab Sr.
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 330 283 6498
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): USSF "A" License, USSF National Youth coaching license, Masters Education Administration University of Akron B.S. Ed,
Years of Coaching Experience: 33
Coaching History: Former Head Boys Coach at Revere High School, Former ODP Region II Age Group Head Coach, Started varsity women’s soccer program at Tallmadge High School, OYSAN ODP Coach and Coaching educator, former Oysan Assistant DOC,
Playing Experience: 
42 years, including 10 years Lake Erie Semi-Pro
Career Highlights: 
Head Coach of the Revere High School Boys State Championship team in 2013, State runner-up 2010, 2011  Over 300 High School wins, 5 Final Fours, 9 District Championships, 10 League Championships, Greater Akron COY, OSSCA COY, Akron Touchdown Club COY, US youth Soccer Midwest Regional COY, ODP National Championships, MLS top 100 soccer leaders

Josh Lubich
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 
 330 720 9763
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): 
National "F" License
Years of Coaching Experience: 5

Coaching History: 
Maplewood Highschool Volunteer (2015-2017), Elmira College Assistant (2018), Howland Highschool Assistant(2019-Present), Everest Premier(2018-Present)
Playing experience: 
Hiram College & Senior Captain (4 years)
Personal Information: resides in Youngstown, Ohio 

Dr. Sam Maniar

Sports Psychologist and Staff Coach
Phone: 614 571 5506
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): National "D" License
Years of Coaching Experience: 6
Coaching History: Assistant Coach at Everest, Head Coach at Missoula Strikers (Missoula, MT), Coaching Consultant at Ohio Premier (Dublin, OH).
Playing experience: Travel Soccer (Mentor Soccer Club)
Personal Information: Sport Psychologist. Lives in Hudson with wife (Theresa) and kids (Parker, age 11; Alyssa, age 9).

Richard Milford
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 330 550 8954
Email: [email protected]

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Ulf Ryberg
Owner/Board Member/Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 440 666 2015
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): USSF 'B' License
Years of Coaching Experience: 40
Coaching History: Former owner and founder of Cleveland Futbol Club
Playing Experience: NASL for the Edmonton Drillers 1980-1981, First Division 'A' soccer in Europe 1982-1985, MISL 1985-1986 for the Cleveland Force.


Brian Stiles
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 330 984 6071
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): None
Years of Coaching Experience: 20
Coaching History: HS Head Coach for 11 years at Austintown Fitch HS and Howland HS compiling a record of 160-32-19 with 8 Conference Championships, 4 District Championships, 2 Regional Championships, 2 State Finals appearances, and 1 State Championship at Howland HS. Named Youngstown Coach of the Year 8 times. Coached club for Mahoning Valley United Soccer Club winning numerous Ohio North Championships.
Playing experience: Played for the SOI Soccer Club and Ohio North ODP. Was named 1993 Youngstown Player of the Year while playing for Niles McKinley and went on to Hiram College.
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Personal Information:  Graduated with a BA in Psychology & Religious Studies from Hiram College. Married to wife LuAnn and we have one daughter, Sarah.

Josh Walters
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 541 335 9362
Email: [email protected] 

Coaching License(s): National D License
Years of Coaching Experience: 18
Coaching History: Girls Head Coach at Trinity Collegiate School, SC - Footskills Coach, Hudson Youth Soccer Association, OH - Head Coach, U 13 Boys, Oregon United Soccer Academy, OR - Practice Coach/Trainer, Eugene Metro Futbol Club, OR - Head Coach, NEO United, OH - Head Coach, Everest Premier Soccer Club.
Playing experience: Club soccer with Emerald Soccer Club and Ohio Premier.   ODP Regional team 4 years in a row.  Traveled to Germany and Austria to play with regional team.  Went to National Team tryouts twice in Boca Raton, FL.  Trained with US U18 National Team senior year in HS at the Olympic Training Center in San Diego, CA.  Played Division I soccer at the University of Akron, OH, and Division II soccer at Francis Marion University, SC.
Personal Information: Married with three children.  Resides in Tallmadge, OH.

Mike Walters
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 330-571-2455 
Email: [email protected] 

Coaching License(s):
National 'D' License
Years of Coaching Experience:
22
Coaching History:
Everest Classic, NEO United Soccer Club
Playing Experience: 
Cleveland State University, Bethany College, Emerald Soccer Club
Personal Information: 
Mike resides in Stow, OH with his wife Alaina and his children Norah (7) and Kyle (5)

Richie Webb
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 407-496-4554
Email: [email protected] 

Coaching License(s): 
None
Years of Coaching Experience: 
6
Coaching History: 
Semi-Pro Academy coach (Spain) 2010-2012, Solon High School JV Coach 2016-Present, Solon Soccer Club Training Coach 2016-Present
Playing Experience: 
West Ham Youth Academy (2 years), Semi professional club in Spain, Calpe C.F. (4 years), Hiram College & Senior Captain (4 years)
Personal Information: 
Resides in Coventry Village

Keegan Williams
Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 330 819 5862
Email: 

Coaching License(s): 
None
Years of Coaching Experience: 
2
Coaching History: 
FC Evolution staff
Playing Experience: 
NCAA D2 - Saint Joseph's College, NCAA D3 - Hiram College
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Lauren Wilson

Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 
440 821-6565
Email: 
[email protected]

Coaching License(s): 
USSF 'D' License, USSF 'Youth' License
Years of Coaching Experience:
18
Coaching History: 
Head Girl's Coach at Solon High School, former Head Girl's Coach at Twinsburg High School, former Girl's Coach at Hathaway Brown. Director at Solon Lightning and Twinsburg AC. FC Evolution Age Group Head Coach.  
Playing Experience: 
1st Team Ohio All-State at Solon High School. Played D1 at Kent State University  
Awards:
MAC player of the week. Four time Kent State Athlete of the week. I held the leading goal and point records for several years at Kent. Was the 2003-2004 Female Athlete of the Year at Kent State University. In 2003 our team was MAC Champions.
Career Highlights:  
All-time leading career goals at Solon High School (with 98 career goals in four years). Winning the Grand Park Cup in Indianapolis, IN. and Jefferson Cup in Richmond, VA. We were finalists in WAGS tournament in Virginia.
Personal Information:
 I have been teaching physical education for the past 18 years. I currently teach PK-1st Grade for the Twinsburg City Schools. Teaching and coaching has always been a passion of mine. One of the most rewarding aspects of coaching is watching players evolve, become problem solvers and develop a passion for the games.

Matt Wunderle
Classic Age Group Head Coach
Phone: 330 968 9761
Email: [email protected]

Coaching License(s): USSF National "D", NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1
Years of Coaching Experience: 10
Coaching History: Ravenna H.S. varsity assistant (2 years)  Brown Middle School had coach (1 year) Ravenna H.S. varsity girls coach (1 year) Ravenna high school varsity boys coach (6 years)
Playing Experience: Hiram College, Ravenna High School

Awards: 
2016 OSSCA Boys DII State Coach of the Year, 2016 Greater Akron coach of the year, 2016 Akron Touchdown Club Boys Soccer Coach of the Year, 2016 Portage Trail Conference Coach of the Year, 2015 & 2013 Greater Akron Sportsmanship Award
Personal Information: Lives in Ravenna with his wife Laura, two daughters Adelina (8), Emma (6), and son Bennett (3)

Dan Zemanski
Owner/Board Member/ Boys Director of Coaching
Phone: 330 607 5243
Email:  [email protected]

Coaching License(s): USSF National "D" License
Years of Coaching Experience: 32
Coaching History: Head Mens Coach at Hiram College, Head Age Group Coach with GFS Soccer Club, Head Age Group Coach with Beadling Soccer Club, Head Age Group Coach with Hudson United Soccer Club 
Personal Information: Dan lives in Munroe Falls, OH with his wife Stacey and his son Zach (14). His also has a daughter Kaitlin (22) and son Ben (29), who plays professional soccer for the Portland Timbers.


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Email: [email protected]

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