Radnor Soccer Club Coaches
Director of Soccer
Alan has coached soccer for 24 years and has managed and directed soccer clubs for almost a decade. He has deep roots in our community; his father was a former President of Radnor Soccer Club. Alan first played soccer with RSC, as a player in the rec league and in travel soccer before moving on to play for FC Delco and the Radnor High School team.
He served as Head Coach of the varsity boys Radnor High School soccer team from 1999-2002, leading the program to a 64-21-9 record. Radnor captured the school's first ever district title in 2000 and another in 2002. The team competed in three consecutive PIAA state playoffs.
Alan’s success at RHS led to offers to coach at Villanova University and the FC Delco soccer club. A 1996 Villanova graduate, he joined the Villanova men's soccer staff as an assistant coach in 2003. As a Head Coach at FC Delco from 2000 to 2003, Alan led his team to state, regional and national titles each year. His overall record with the club in that span was 55-3-4 and includes 3 USYSA national championships as head coach, 5 USYSA regional titles, countless EPYSA state titles. He was later promoted to Director of the Club.
Alan has taught Social Studies at Radnor High School for the last 15 years. He has two children and resides in Conshohocken, PA.
Alan was honored as an inductee into the Radnor High School Soccer Hall of Fame in 2018.
Kirk Johnson, Ph.D.
Director of Coaching for Travel Soccer, Coach 2009 Boys Samba and Coach 2010 Girls Samba
A recent Ph.D. recipient, Kirk joined RSC in 2017 as our Director of Coaching – Boys Travel and since last year has served as Director of Coaching for the entire travel program. In that capacity, he oversees the trainers and teams for the travel program, from the U7 Futures Program on up. Among other things, Kirk strives ensure a consistent approach to training across age groups and competitive levels. He will again serve as the Trainer for our 2009 Boys Samba team and this year will also train the 2010 Girls Samba team.
Kirk brings vast, high quality experience as a player and coach to Radnor. After being selected the Gatorade Pennsylvania Player of the Year and a High School All American in 2000, he went on to become an All American at Syracuse University. He became the sixth all-time leading goal scorer and one of only seven players in the history of Syracuse to average more than .25 assists per game. He was elected to the FC Delco Hall of Fame in 2005.
Since returning to coach at FC Delco, he has held numerous coaching positions, including as Coach of its Academy, Head Coach for Boys Teams from U9 to U19, and Assistant Director of Coaching. He had primary responsibility for creating Continental FC’s soccer curriculum for its U8 - U12 Boys Program. He has also served as Head Soccer Coach at Downingtown East High School and as an Assistant Coach at West Chester University.
Director of U7 Futures Academy, Coach of 2011 Boys Samba and Coach of 2010 Boys Samba Fusion
One of the best youth soccer coaches in the region, Grant served for many years as the head coach for Valley Forge Military College's Men's Varsity team. Before that, Grant was on the staff of the Harriton High School boys varsity, Marple Newtown High School boys varsity and Lower Merion High School boys varsity. In 2008, Grant's Lower Merion team won the Central League and District One championships.
Grant's LMSC Ding team won the EPYSA indoor state championship two years in a row, as well as the 2014 Outdoor State championship. In 2014, they were also champions in the fall Atlantic Premier League (comprised of the top teams from New Jersey, Maryland and Eastern Pennsylvania). In the fall of 2013, the Ding went undefeated and finished with the top record in the Delco Soccer League's top division. In 2009, Grant's LMSC Rat Pack team won the state championship. They were state finalists in 2008 and 2010. He was also asssistant coach for the two-time state champion FC Delco Cannibals. Grant also served as a head coach for the FC Delco Academy Program. One of his former players, Matthew Real, captained the U.S. U-20 team to the 2918 CONCACAF championship and now plays for the Philadelphia Union.
Grant played for the Lock Haven University's Men's team before moving on to play semi-professionally for many years.
Goal Keeper Director and Coach
Pat grew up in Allentown, PA and attended William Allen HS, where he set the school record for shutouts and was named all-state and regional All-American. He attended Villanova University where graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science and played 4 years in the Big East Conference. Pat has coached at many age levels and with many clubs, including the Philadelphia Union Juniors, Radnor High School (Boys and Girls), FC Delco, and Cabrini University.
Coach 2003 Boys Premiere
Tom's skill, dedication and drive have already paid benefits for the 2003 Boys Premiere team, which ended the 2018-9 year ranked No. 10 in Eastern Pennsylvania. The team won their bracket in The Annandale Premier Cup, The FC Delco Cup and The EDP Spring Showcase and finished 5-0-2 in the EDP League, only allowing 4 goals the entire season.
In ten seasons as head coach, Tom Carlin has taken Villanova University’s men’s soccer program to new heights. In 2016, he steered the Wildcats to their first ever NCAA Tournament bid. In 2012, Carlin's Wildcats established a new BIG EAST era record with 12 victories. The Wildcats reached the BIG EAST Championship in each of his first five seasons at the helm.
From 2000-2005, Tom served as the head coach at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa., where he posted a 99-23-9 record. Over the course of his tenure, he steered Arcadia to three Pennsylvania Athletic Conference titles and three NCAA Championship appearances. Arcadia advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight in 2002 and the Sweet 16 in 2001.
From 2003-06 he was head coach of the Philadelphia Soccer Club Coppa, a U-17/U-18 boys team that captured the 2004 and 2005 Pennsylvania state championship. While coaching at Northwestern University in 2007, he also guided the FC Sockers Soccer Club, an 18 and Under Boys team based in Palantine, Ill. For three seasons, Carlin coached with an Olympic Development Program as well.
As a player, Carlin was a three-year captain at Arcadia. He was named first team All PAC from 1996-98. He graduated in 1999 with a B.A. in History and a minor in secondary education. He went on to earn a M.A. in Educational Leadership in 2002 from Arcadia.
Coach 2003/2004 Boys Samba
Rob has served as the Head Coach of the Men’s Soccer Program at Cabrini University since 2012. In 2017, Rob’s Cabrini team went 8-1 in the CSAC Conference, won the conference tournament and secured a berth in the NCAA Division III tournament. Overall, his teams at Cabrini have won three league titles
Rob also has extensive experience coaching at the club level. As head coach, he led the FC Philadelphia 1999 Black team to a #5 ranking in Eastern Pennsylvania in 2016. Before that, Rob coached the FC Delco Under-18 boys team as an assistant coach for seven years. He also coached the Radnor Soccer Club U16 girls squad.
A graduate of Radnor High School, Rob played collegiately at Division II Millersville University from 2000-04. Dallas graduated from Millersville in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Education and a minor in Athletic Coaching.
Jordan Griffith grew up in Philadelphia and played youth soccer for Lower Merion SC, Nether FC, and FC Delco. He attended The Haverford School for high school and went on to play for the Villanova men's Soccer team. While at Villanova he was a regular coach at Villanova's soccer camps and clinics. Before joining RSC, he coached at FC Continental.
Coach 2006 Girls Samba and 2007 Girls Samba
President of Philadelphia Area Girls Soccer (PAGS)
NSCAA National Diploma, Binghamton, NY
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, Binghamton, NY
Age Group Coordinator Westmont Soccer Club
Head Coach FC DELCO Lightning (2007-12)
Former Head Coach Upper Merion High School (F)
Former Keystone State Games Head Coach
Former Director EDP Training PAGS
Staff Coach Pro Select Soccer Training (San Diego, Ca., Rio de Janeiro, Br.)
EPYSA ODP Coach 1997-Present
Assistant Director Training Camps British Virgin Gorda, BVI. St Maarten’s, Netherland Antilles
Awarded the EPYSA Excellence in Coaching Award in 2018
13 State Championships (CRUSA, FC BUCKS, FC DELCO) Eastern PA
Regional Championship, FC BUCKS, 2004 asst.
US Club National Championship (FC DELCO 2009)
Current President PAGS
Head Coach FC Bucks U17 Girls ECNL team
Coach 2006 Boys Samba, 2010 Girls Samba and 2011 Boys Santos Fusion
A 2018 inductee into the Radnor High School Soccer Hall of Fame, Rodrigo has been coaching youth soccer for seven years with RSC. He has also directed the Radnor Soccer League's spring K-4 program for the last two years.
Rodrigo's 20 years of playing experience include club soccer locally with Radnor Soccer Club and later FC Delco. Rodrigo attended and played soccer at both Washington University in St. Louis and Franklin and Marshall College.
Coach 2005/2006 Boys Santos and 2010 Boys Rio
Stephen played soccer at the University of Richmond from 2006-2010. Stephen spent the majority of his club career with FC Delco and the Ukrainian Nationals. Stephen also played with the EPYSA ODP program. Stephen credits the foundation of his soccer knowledge to his uncles Walter and Gene Chyzowych.
Licenses: Nationally certified with a NSCAA Premier Diploma
Coaching Experience: Joe is the current head coach for Radnor High School Boys Soccer. His Radnor team reached the state final in 2018 (and was the last team standing after the opponent forfeited), won the 2016 District One AAA Title and made the District One playoffs in 2016-18. Previously, he served as head coach for Radnor High School Girls Soccer for six years (75-25-14) and was an assistant coach on the Boys team when they won the 2014 PIAA AA State Championship. Before moving to RSC, Joe coached club soccer with FC Delco for seven years and won the 2013 U-18 Boys NCS State Cup Championship. He spent two years coaching with Continental FC.
Soccer Experience: Joe played locally at Archbishop Carroll High School. He was a two-time captain, Catholic League MVP of the Southern Division, and was All-Southeastern Pennsylvania. Joe continued to play Division I soccer at Villanova University, and was a two-time captain.
Joe currently is teaching English at Radnor High School
Coach, 2007 Boys Santos, 2008 Girls Rio and 2009 Boys Santos
Taylor has been coaching for Radnor High School and Radnor Soccer Club since 2012. As a player for RSC, his teams won their league four times, and won the Division 1 title in 2003. He lettered for four years at Radnor High School and was a member of RHS' last state championship team in 2004. He was selected to the Eastern Pennsylvania Senior All-Star team in 2007. After graduating from RHS, Taylor played 4 years collegiately at Immaculata University.
Martin came to Radnor Soccer Club in 2017. Prior to joining RSC, he coached for seven years with the Ukrainian Nationals Soccer Club. He has also coached at many soccer camps, including Temple University’s.
Martin played for Temple from 2006-2010 and served as Captain of the team. He was named to the Philadelphia Soccer Six All-City Team and the All Atlantic 10 Conference Team. He played club soccer at FC Delco, winning 5 state championships, a Region 1 title and 3d place at the USYSA National Championships.
Martin holds USSF National Class E and F coaching licenses.
Coach, 2008 Girls Samba and 2012 Boys Samba
Rick Domico is a licensed USSF D coach who is extremely talented. Rick had a fantastic collegiate playing career receiving many accolades over his 4 years. In 2014 he played at Bucks County Community College and was second in NJCAA in both goals (32) and points (73). Rick went on to finish his playing career at Penn State Abington and now places in the top 5 in school history in goals, assists, and points. He spent two years as an Assistant Coach under former RHS Director David Castellanos at PSU Abington. Rick brings a youthful energy, an authentic connection and a great passion to every training session.
Jen Gangl, Coach
2008 Girls Santos and 2011 Girls Santos
We are very pleased to welcome Jen to RSC this year. Jen has been coaching travel soccer for the past six years. She also coached and eventually ran an intramural program for four and five year olds for six years. Jen was the assistant girls Radnor High School varsity coach in 2015 and the head JVB coach in 2016.
Jen played for RSC before moving to LMSC and TEYSA. She was a four year varsity starter for Radnor High School. During her high school career she was an All-Delco, All-Main Line and All-State player. Jen went on to play at West Chester University and helped her team to three PSAC championships.
Licenses: USSF D license
Coaching Experience: Jake brings 11 years of coaching experience to RSC, including coaching the Haverford College men's team. This will also be his third year as Head Coach for the Radnor High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team.
Soccer Experience: Jake played youth soccer locally with Radnor Soccer Club and later FC Delco. A Radnor High School alumnus, he was a 3-year varsity player recognized as All-Central League and team MVP. He went on to be a 4-year starter and 3-year captain at Haverford College where he won All-Centennial Conference honors, was named to the NSCAA All-Region team, and won team MVP. He has international playing experience in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Jake is an educator, who has taught at Germantown Friends, Penn Wood High School, and Johnson and Wales University. He has a B.A. in Philosophy from Haverford College and an M.A. in Secondary Mathematics Education from the University of Pennsylvania.
Jake was honored as an inductee into the Radnor High School Soccer Hall of Fame in 2018.
Coach 2011 Girls Samba
Licenses: USSF certified
Diana has coached youth soccer for 11 years, most of those with Radnor Soccer Club. In 2017, she led the RSC 2006 Girls Samba team to an undefeated record in the Central League, the finals of the Jack Walsh Memorial Cup and a YSC indoor title.
Diana was a two sport varsity athlete at Cabrini College (soccer and softball). A 4-year soccer player for the Lady Cavs, she and her teammates won the division title her junior year.
She completed a Bachelor's of Science in Education at Cabrini and currently is the Technology Teacher at Saint Anastasia School.