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SCS United Pittsburgh

2021 Updates    We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth soccer experience possible!  SCS United is 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 was formed in 2016 with the merger of Stars United and PA Crew, to form Stars Crew Soccer (SCS United).

SCS United Board of Directors:

Mark Perry -- President & Director [email protected] 
Graeme Eastgate -- VP & Director [email protected] 
Nicholas Piccirilli -- Secretary & Academy Director [email protected] 
Susan Hart -- Treasurer & Club Administrator [email protected] 

Along with assembling a top-tier coaching staff, we are committed to providing the best possible training facilities for our players, as our partnership with the Northpark Sports Complex demonstrates. Combined with the Dick’s Sporting Good’s Sportsplex at Graham Park and the new lighted fields at North Boundary Park – both via our partnership with Seneca Valley Soccer Association – and our access to the Seneca Valley High School complex fields, SCS UNITED is proud to offer unsurpassed indoor and outdoor facilities to our players for training and games. Consistent with our “Players First” philosophy, our experienced coaching staff is committed to providing the best possible training and development experience possible. We are looking forward to the continued success and growth of all players and teams. 


Coaching Staff Profiles

Mark Perry - SCS United Director.  30 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 - SCS United Director.  17 years experience coaching boys club soccer programs with SCS United, Stars United, SVSA, and North United -- including the past 13 years coaching boys teams in Regional Leagues.   3 years Moon Area High School Boys Coach 2014-2016.   Played NCAA Division I college soccer at Robert Morris University, and played high school soccer at Seneca Valley.  USSF National D License.  

Nicholas Piccirilli - SCS United Academy Director.  6 years experience coaching club soccer with Stars United, New York Red Bulls and SCS United.   Previously Asst. Coach at Avonworth HS Boys program.  USSF National C License

Gavin Eastgate 

Boys Staff Coach; 13 years coaching experience with SCS United, Stars United, Beadling, Pine-Richland HS Boys, Moon HS Boys, and North Allegheny HS Girls.  USSF National D License, USC Advanced National GK License, USC National Coaching License, and USSF Referee Grade 8.  Played college soccer at Duquesne University and high school soccer at Seneca Valley. 

Max Shinsky

10 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 Coach of 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


15 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.

Chuck Kelley - A License, North Allegheny High School Girls Coach. 

Alessandro Moreira

Eric Prex
16 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.


Kyle Hopkins



Matt McAwley

10 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

8 years coaching experience, 4 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. 

Simon Austin
English Football Association (FA) Level 2
USSF National D
Coaching Experience: SCS United, Allegheny Force FC, Penn's Forest, Sale FC (UK), Franklin Regional HS Boys Varsity Head Coach, MLS Trainer
Playing Experience: Altrincham FC (UK), Histon FC (UK)

Spencer Wolfe

Victoria Bradnam

Steven Rubinos

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.

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. 

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.

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SCS United

1220 Freedom Crider Rd, Suite 6
Freedom, Pennsylvania 15042

Email Us: [email protected]