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Meet the SCS United Coaching Staff for 2018-2019            
all  staff photography courtesy of Woten Images

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth soccer experience possible! We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished coaches and administrators. Read the bios below to learn more about your coach and other leaders in our soccer community.

SCS United Staff:
Mark Perry -- Girls Director and Operations director@scs-soccer.org 
Graeme Eastgate -- Boys Director and Operations director@scs-soccer.org 
Nicholas Piccirilli -- Academy Director nicholas@scs-soccer.org 
Susan Hart -- Club Administrator clubadmin@scs-soccer.org 

Academy Program: Nicholas Piccirilli nicholas@scs-soccer.org 
2009 Girls Mark Perry, Chuck Kelley, Rachel Leake
2009 Boys Max Shinsky, Kendall Roberts, Brian Eagon, Eric Prex, Jon Miller 
2010 Girls Mark Perry, Chuck Kelley, Rob Azarcon, Rachel Leake
2010 Boys Simon Austin, Kyle Hopkins, Toby Perkins
2011 Boys Simon Austin, Kyle Hopkins

Girls Program: Mark Perry director@scs-soccer.org
2008 Girls Black -- Laura Domena, Sara Leslie 
2007 Girls Black -- Laura Domena, Sara Leslie
2006 Girls Black -- Chuck Kelley 
2004/2005 Girls White -- Jen Tobar, Greer Monahan
2004 Girls Black -- Mark Perry, Frank Christy
2003 Girls Black -- Mark Perry, Frank Christy
2002 Girls Black -- John Kowalski, Jen Tobar
Goalkeepers -- Gavin Eastgate, Scott Postler
Strength & Conditioning -- Neil Shaffer

Boys Program: Graeme Eastgate director@scs-soccer.org
2008 Boys Black -- Graeme Eastgate, John Scanlon
2008 Boys White -- Dennis Edmonds, Joel Stewart
2008 Boys Blue -- Dennis Edmonds, Joel Stewart
2007 Boys Black -- Allan Brown, Simon Austin, Toby Perkins
2007 Boys White -- Allan Brown, Simon Austin
2007 Boys Blue -- Allan Brown, Simon Austin
2006 Boys Black -- Max Shinsky, John Scanlon
2006 Boys White -- Max Shinsky, John Scanlon, Kendall Roberts
2006 Boys Blue -- Max Shinsky, John Scanlon, Kendall Roberts
2005 Boys Black -- Graeme Eastgate, Brian Eagon 
2005 Boys White -- Jonathan Kirsch, Joel Stewart
2005 Boys Blue -- Jonathan Kirsch, Joel Stewart
2004 Boys Black -- Graeme Eastgate
2004 Boys White -- Kyle Hopkins
2004 Boys Blue -- Matt McAwley
2003 Boys Black -- Brian Goche 
2003 Boys White -- Matt McAwley
2002 Boys Black -- Mark Perry, Jim Perry
2001 Boys Black -- Mark Perry, Jim Perry
2001 Boys White -- Jon Miller, Kyle Hopkins
Goalkeepers -- Gavin Eastgate, Scott Postler
Strength & Conditioning -- Neil Shaffer

Coaching Staff Profiles:

Mark Perry - over 25 years experience coaching varsity High School programs for Fox Chapel Boys, Center Boys, Center Girls, Central Valley Girls, Seneca Valley Girls.   Also, 14 years experience coaching club soccer programs with SCS United and Stars United.  Multiple WPIAL Championships and PIAA State Championships.   USSF National C License.   

Graeme Eastgate - 15 years experience coaching boys club soccer programs with SCS United, Stars United, SVSA, and North United -- including the past 12 years coaching boys teams in Regional Leagues.   3 years Moon Area High School Boys Coach 2014, 2015, 2016.   Played NCAA Division I college soccer at Robert Morris University, and played high school soccer at Seneca Valley.  USSF National D License.  

Rich Hackenberg -  Affiliate Player Development Programs www.runfastjumphighsoccer.com 
Over 25 years experience coaching in OH and PA from recreational to Collegiate Club Soccer.  Spent the past 12 years at SVSA, PA Crew, ODP and SCS United. Played Soccer and Tennis at Division II IUP (briefly), for Selinsgrove Area High School and in the CPSL for Columbus United and Flash FC.  Founder of Runfast Jumphigh Soccer and Regional Director of Coerver Coaching. Certified Speed, Agility and Quickness, Biomechanics and Core Conditioning.  USSF National Youth and USSF National D License.

Neil Shaffer - Strength & Conditioning www.futbolerfit.com Former 6 year professional soccer player with Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Kitsap Pumas, Harrisburg City Islanders, and Indy Eleven. Has coached at the youth, high school, and NCAA Division I level. Experienced strength and conditioning coach with the Indiana Fire DA Program. Played Division I college soccer at Robert Morris University, and at Beaver Area High School.

Jim Perry - Over 50 years coaching youth, high school, club, ODP and regional teams.  Played at Slippery Rock U.  Inducted into: SRU "Soccer Ring of Honor", PA Soccer Coaches HoF, Fox Chapel Sports HoF, Alle Kiske Sports HoF, W. Pa. Sports HoF.  U.S. Soccer National "A" License.

Gavin Eastgate - Head Goalkeepers Coach with SCS United.  12 years experience as head goalkeepers coach (U10-U18 boys & girls) and assistant coach of boys teams with SCS United, Stars United, and Beadling. GK coach at Moon Area HS (Boys 2014), North Allegheny HS (Girls 2016), and several college prep and summer camps. Played college soccer at Duquesne University and high school soccer at Seneca Valley.  Holds USC Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma (highest available), USC National Coaching Diploma, USSF E Coaching License, and current USSF Referee Grade 8 License.  

Scott Postler
- Assistant Goalkeepers Coach with SCS United.   5 years experience coaching for SVSA from U-10 to Micro.  Played NCAA Division I college soccer at Duquesne University, and at Seneca Valley High School.   USSF F License. 

Max Shinsky - 6 years experience coaching youth soccer with SCS United and Stars United. Spent one year as Assistant Coach with RMU Mens Soccer team and two years as an Assistant Moon Area High School varsity Boys program. NCAA Division I college soccer at Robert Morris University.  USSF National D License and USSF State Level 1 Futsal License.

Toby Perkins - 17 years of experience coaching club soccer for SCS United, Stars United, Pittsburgh Strikers and Beadling, including time on the USYSA Region I ODP staff.  Coached boys teams to six PA West State Cup finals, two State Cup Championships and also one US Club Soccer Midwest Region Championship. 4-year starter and 2-year captain at Geneva College.  NCCAA 3 year All-American, NAIA Regional and Academic All-American.  Played high school soccer at Gateway.  USSF National A and National Youth Licenses, United Soccer Coaches Advanced National License, United Soccer Coaches Futsal Level 1 Diploma and Coerver Youth Diploma.

John Scanlon - 7 years experience coaching youth soccer with SCS United, PA Crew, and Mars Area Youth Soccer.  Played NCAA Division I and Division II for Robert Morris University and California University.  USSF D License 

Allan Brown - 9 years experience coaching youth soccer with SCS United and Stars United.  One year as the Assistant Coach with RMU Womens Soccer team and one year as a staff coach with Moon Area High School varsity Boys program.  Played 2 years professional in the USL with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.   NCAA Division I college soccer at Robert Morris University.  USSF E License.

Eric Prex
 - 8 years experience coaching youth soccer with SCS United, Stars United and SVSA.  Played 3 years professional indoors in the CISL with the Pittsburgh Stingers and Detroit Neon.  NCAA Division I college soccer at University of Pittsburgh, All-time leading scorer.  Played high school at Chartiers Valley.  USSF E License.

Brian Eagon - over 25 years of coaching experience with top clubs in Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.   Currently coaching Saint Killian's developmental teams 2nd - 8th grade.  Previous playing/coaching experience includes ODP team pool, NCAA Division I nationally ranked Radford Men's soccer, and Barcelona Spain MIC Tournament.

Brian Goche - 12 years of coaching experience including 8 years Varsity Boys Head Coach at Chantilly HS (VA) 2008-2016.  Four-year starter at both The College of Wooster (OH) and Char Valley HS.  Club soccer two-time Region I champion.  Two-time WPIAL champion.  USSF F License.

Kyle Hopkins

Jonathan Kirsch - 3 years experience coaching boys club soccer with SCS United and North Hills Soccer Club. Played club soccer for Stars United seven years, and at North Hills High School. USSF E License.

Jon Miller - 14 years of experience coaching club soccer with SCS United, PA Crew and Stars United.   Varsity High school coach with CWNC & Central Valley Girls Soccer.  Played NCAA III soccer at Marietta College, and high school soccer at Fox Chapel.  E License pursuing USSF National D.

Matt McAwley - 
7 years experience coaching boys club soccer programs with SCS United, Stars United, and North Stars Soccer Club. Entering 4th year as Head Boys Varsity coach at Hampton High School. Played NCAA Division III college soccer at La Roche College, and played high school soccer at Hampton High School.   USSF National D License. 

Dennis Edmonds - 
6 years coaching experience, 2 years with SCS United.  Playing career: Geneva College 4-yr player (NAIA): captain senior year. Vermilion (OH) High School. Avon Lake Premier. USSF E License. 

Joel Stewart - 
5 years coaching experience, 2 years with SCS United.  Playing career: 4 year starter at Alma College (Division III).  3 NCAA tournament appearances, 1 Final Four.  Also played at Salem High School, OH.  USSF E License.




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