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

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6923 Rings Rd.
Dublin, OH 43017

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