Dublin Directors & Staff

Dublin Staff

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 community.

Steve Dawson
Director of Coaching
  • English FA Coaching Badge
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
  • USSF "A" License
  • Wittenberg University Head Coach, (1983-87, 1989-2014)
Paul Gualtieri
Juniors Academy Director
  • B.S. Education Sport, Leisure, Coaching Sciences Ohio State University
  • Certified Sport and Fitness Trainer, N.F.P.T.
  • NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma
  • NSCAA State Goalkeeping Diploma
  • 29 years Coaching and Training experience
  • High school staff coach Dublin Coffman Girls Soccer
  • Former high school staff coach  Westerville South Boys Soccer

Mike Lambeck
Director of Goalkeeping
  • McMurray State Head Coach (2019-2020)
  • University of the Ozarks Assistant (2016-2018)
  • Wittenberg University Assistant (2013-2015)
  • University of Akron Assistant (2012)
  • USSF National "D" license
  • USSF National Goalkeeping diploma
  • Certified in Strength and Conditioning
  • Played professionally for Zanesville Athletic F.C. in the National Premier Soccer League (2013)

Costa Kalorides
Club General Manager and Staff Coach
Club Experience
  • Fall KickOff Director
  • Nike Challenge Cup & Fall Classic Bracketing Director (2016-Present)
  • Pennine United Soccer Club, Assistant Director & Staff Coach (2012-2016)
  • Ohio Premier Eagles Soccer Club, Staff Coach (2011-2013)
  • Team Ohio F.C./Ohio F.C., Staff Coach (2004-2011)
High School Experience
  • Dublin Coffman High School, Head Girls' Coach (2016-Present)
  • Lakewood High School, Head Girls’ Coach  (2015-2016)
  • Hudson High School, Head Girls’ Coach  (2009-2015)
  • Bishop Hartley High School, Head Boys’ Coach (2004-2008)
  • USSF National "D" License
  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America Advanced Regional Diploma

Robert Warzycha
Staff Coach
  • Manager, Gornik Zabrze (Poland) 2014-15
  • Manager, Columbus Crew, 2008-2013
  • Player, Polish National Team 1987-1993 (47 appearances)
  • Player, Columbus Crew 1996-2002 (160 appearances)
  • Player, Everton FC of the English Premier League (72 appearances)

Lucas Marques
Staff Coach
  • From Jaciara, MT - Brazil
  • R.E.C. (Brazil) 2009-2010
  • Grêmio FBPA (Brazil) 2010-2011
  • União Barbarense - 2011-2013
  • Former Professional Goalkeeper
  • All-Star at the regional, state, and national level for the Brasilian state of Matto Grosso
  • State Champion, Grêmio FBPA
  • Best Goalkeeper (Prêmio Goleiro) Award, Grêmio FBPA
  • Serie B League Runner-up, União Barbarense
  • Promoted to Serie A League, União Barbarense

Ricardo Iribarren
Staff Coach

Former Assistant Coach for Columbus Crew

Played Professionally for:

  • Estudiantes
  • LDU Quito
  • Belgrano de Córdoba
  • Almagro
  • Columbus Crew
  • Milwaukee Rampage
  • Dallas Burn
  • Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Ika Khutsidze
Staff Coach
  • U-19 Georgian National team in European Championship
  • FC Gagra - UEFA Europa League
  • Dayton Dutch Lions
  • Columbus Futsal
  • 6 years coaching teams in US Youth National, Great Lake Conference, and Buckeye leagues
  • USSF National “D” License

Mike Lawrence
Staff Coach
  • USSF National "D" License
  • The only head coach in the US with 2 teams in National League in the same age group
  • 7 different teams qualify for USYSA National league
  • 19 Ohio South State Cup Championships
  • Coached two teams in the same age group to play each other in the State Cup finals...Twice, 2011 and 2013
  • Coached 2 Finalist's, 6 Semi-finalist's for USYSA Region 2 Championships
  • 2014 USYSA National Runner-Up (lost in PK's)
  • Coached 2 players on the FIFA top 11; over 50 players who played in college

Dan Hoover
Staff Coach
  • Hilliard Davidson High School Boys Head Coach
  • 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2019 OCC Coach of the year
  • USSF National “D” License
  • 20 Year Club Trainer

Cheri Shields
Staff Coach
  • Hilliard Bradley Girls Varsity Head Coach
  • Played at Defiance College
  • 8 Years of coaching experience
  • USSF "E" license

Kelsey Prichard
Staff Coach
  • Hilliard Darby Varsity Girls Coach
  • Played at Ohio University
  • 6 years of coaching experience

Jim Abbruzzese
Senior Staff Coach
  • Club Coach for 20 years
  • USSF "E" License

Joe King
Staff Coach
  • 18 Years as Club Head Coach
  • 2007 Asst. Coach Hilliard Davidson Boys State Champions
  • 2015 Asst. Coach Hilliard Davidson Boys State Finalist
  • 2015 U13 Girls Ohio South President's Cup Champions
  • USSF "D" License

John Lawrence
Staff Coach
  • USSF National "D" License
  • NSCAA Level 1 Goalkeeping Diploma
  • NSCAA State Coaching Diploma
  • NSCAA Club Development Diploma
  • NSCAA Mental/Physical Player Development Diploma
  • NSCAA High School Coaching Diploma

Brian Baker
Staff Coach
  • 36 years of playing experience
  • 13 years coaching club soccer
  • USSF National “D” License

Pat Billman
Staff Coach
  • Played and Captain at Capital University 4 yrs.
  • Hilliard Bradley Boys Varsity Head coach
  • Asst. Coach with 2007 State Champ Hilliard Davidson
  • NSCAA State and Goalkeeping licenses

Andy Cole
Staff Coach
  • 26 years of youth club soccer experience.
  • Football Association Coaching Badge - Awarded by Sir Bobby Robson
  • USSF National "D" License
  • Played Sunderland Boy's Academy (UK)
  • Ryhope High School (UK)
  • Played Collegiate Soccer for 3 years (UK)
  • Played Semi-Pro (Ryhope FC, Northern League)

Mark McCort
Staff Coach
  • Varsity boys coach Newark High School
  • USSF National "E" license
  • Masters Degree in Sports Education from Ashland University
  • 13 years of Club coaching experience

Ryan Bunner
Staff Coach
  • 14 years Youth coaching Experience
  • 8 years club coaching
  • USSF "E" License

Matin Gallo
Staff Coach
  • From Cali - Colombia
  • 45 years of playing experience
  • 11 years of Club coaching experience
  • Soccer Analyst Telemundo local TV station
  • USSF "E" license

Mike Hickey
Staff Coach
  • Miami University Letter Winner  
  • Ohio State University Club Soccer
  • Former Varsity Assistant Coach at Thomas Worthington High School
  • Former Goalkeeper Coach at Thomas Worthington High School 

Dennis Patchett
Staff Coach
  • 23 years club coaching experience
  • Former Club Director (LYSC-Michigan) and Men’s Assistant Coach at Central Michigan University
  • All MAC selection as a player at Central Michigan
Mikar Em
Staff Coach
  • 7 years club coaching experience
  • USSF National "D" License
  • Level 3 La Liga Methodology License
Emmanuel Appiah
Staff Coach
  • Drafted 15th overall in MLS Draft
  • Played in MLS and USL
  • Played for the University of Cincinnati

Terry Smith
Staff Coach
  • Coaching soccer since 1997
  • Hilliard High School coach for 11 yrs
  • State Cup Champions in 2007
  • Marysville High School coach since 2012
  • USSF National "D" license

Dublin Info

Dublin Info

6923 Rings Rd.
Dublin, OH 43017

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Bellbrook, OH 45305

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International Coaches

International Coaches

Club Ohio has more than 70 experienced staff coaches from around the US and Internationally. Many of our coaches lead high school programs, and some have taken their team to the State finals and won. Some of our club coaches have coached State Cup Champions that have also gone on to the Regional and even the National level tournaments for both USYS and US Club. A few of our coaches have played or coached at the collegiate or professional level. Furthermore, we have a diverse group of former players and coaches from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, England, Georgia, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, and Tunisia who bring an international perspective.