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Meet our Travel Team Coaches

Kurt Borel
Club Technical Director; Camp Director
2006 and 2007 Elite Boys

USSF National 'B' License, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

Played NCAA, Division 1 at Mt. Saint Mary’s and USL at Chesapeake Dragons.

Coaching for 15+ years including Varsity Coach at St. John’s College Prep in MD and Coach at Herndon Youth Soccer.

Radovan ('Rado') Pletka 
Elite Academy Director (EA)
2004, 2006 and 2007 Elite Girls 

USSF Nationally Licensed, UEFA Certification

Played at Lake Braddock HS, George Mason University and professionally in Greece for 2 years. Fifteen-year
coaching career and author of two industry publications.

Gus Donolo

Super Y Director; Futsal Academy Director
2006 Elite Girls, 2007 Elite Girls, 2009 Elite Girls, 2009 United

FIFA ABTF A license and USSF nationally licensed; Brazilian Futsal Master Diploma

-Former Brazilian outdoor and futsal player; soccer and futsal coach for over 20 years; several titles in State, Regional and National Championships

Eric Dougnaglo
2005 Napoli, 2006 Lazio, 2007 Napoli

Stevie Alabi

2004 Napoli, 2010 Verona, 2011 Verona

UEFA B License, USSF D License, USSF National Youth License

-Played for George Mason University and professionally for Rotherham United FC.

David Camara
2009 Boys Elite, 2008 Boys Elite
United Soccer Coaches National and Advanced National Diplomas

-More than 20 years of experience coaching youth soccer in the DMV with a strong commitment to player development.  Coached teams to State Championships and was nominated as Travel Coach of the Year.

Fadia Hawa
2014 Spirit, 2014 Arsenal, 2013 United

USSF National "D" License

-Accumulated an extensive array of coaching experiences over the past 30 years in the DMV area through camps,
clinics, and coaching U9-12 travel teams.

Katim Faal
2010 Boys Elite

USSF National "C" License

Former NoVA youth player with more than 10 years of coaching experience at various age groups.  

José Urquizo
2005/04 Boys Elite, 2006 Boys Elite

USSF National 'D' License; NCSAA Goalkeeping Level I

Coaching for more than 15 years including ODP Academy (2015 to present), Founder and Coach at DFC Club Atlético Virginia and Coach of boys Travel at Reston Soccer Association. Club Liason with the Hispanic community.  Traveled with 20U Peruvian National Team to Brazil for the Sudamericano in 2015.

Ricky Ramirez

2010 Spirit, 2010 United

USSF 'B' License, NSCAA National Diploma, coach at Fairfax High School

-Coaching for 13 years.  Player for BRYC, ASA, and FPYC as a youth player, coached teams to multiple State Cup final and semi final appearances, co-coached for multiple years with the United Soccer Coaches National Youth Coach of the Year, coached teams to top division finishes in CCL, EDP and NCSL, instructor for the MSI Coaching Course, earned several NSCAA Coaching Diplomas

Ramon Pardo
2014 Lazio, 2013 Lazio

USSF 'D' License

-Played for Reston Soccer Club as a youth player.  Played for Virginia Tech.

Oscar Hernandez
2012 Spirit, 2011 Spirit
Omar Alexander Chavarria Aguirre (a/k/a Alex Garcia)

2014 United, 2013 Spirit

USSF National ‘D’ License

Played at Annandale High School, Semi-pro in Guatemala, MAN PRO Los Angeles (Beach Soccer), Northern Virginia Royals, and Arlington Soccer Bolivian League.

Coaching for 10+ years including BRYC, Arlington Soccer Association, Soccer camps at VYS, ASA, Marymount University, Tamir Linhart’s Golden Boot Soccer, PWSI, HP Elite & Beyond.

Bill Knight
2011 Verona

USSF National "D" License, Master of Sports Administration (OU)

Played for Wake Forest University, 10+ years of coaching experience with various age groups.

International sports career has included the organization and management of Olympic Soccer & FIFA World Cup Soccer.

Amanda Dabbenigno

2005/04 United

Luis Robles

2013 Arsenal

USSF National ‘D’ License; Grassroots License

Played at Radford University and VISL (semi-professional).   Twenty years of coaching experience.

Jake Arnold
2014 Napoli, 2013 Napoli, Pre-Travel Academy

USSF 'C' License, USSF National Youth License, NSCAA National Diploma

-Played for PWSI as a youth player.  Played for the University of Dayton and James Madison University.

Will Donohoe

2006 Boys Elite, 2010 Verona

USSF 'D' License, Hampden Sydney Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach (2019-21)

-Played for Loudoun as a youth player.  Played for the University of Mary Washington

Roberto Rivera

2009 Verona; 2010 Lazio

USSF "E" License

Played Varsity soccer in high school, coaching since 20105, fan of FC Barcelona's foundations and style of play.

Peter O’Neal

2012 United; 2011 United

NSCAA National Diploma, USSF Grassroots 9v9 License, USSF Grassroots 7v7 License

-Played for SYSA and the Virginia State ODP team as a youth player. While in the United States Air Force, continued to play in different adult leagues around the world.

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