Coaching Staff

NICK ARZANI
Herndon Technical Director
USSF B; USYS National Youth, AFTA, United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching,
NSCAA Premier Diploma, FKAA NSCAA State Goalkeeper Diploma
20 Years Coaching
Boca Jrs Youth Academy (Argentina) 

  • 3 VYSA State Cup Championships
  • Argentina National Team Technical Liaison

JANE DAWBER
USSF B; UEFA B, USYS National Youth
25 Years Coaching
Bury FC, Women's Premiere League (England Professional) 

  • Win over Tottenham Hotspurs in 5th round of FA Cup as Pro player
  • Recognized by United Soccer Coaches for development of Pre-Travel Program in Vienna
  • Jefferson Cup Championship with 2008 girls

PATRICK RAMOS
USSF B; UEFA C, USYS National Youth, United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching, United Soccer Coaches Premiere Diploma, United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma
9 Years Coaching

  • Technical Director at Miami United FC Academy
  • Age Group Director and Head Coach at Gulliver Soccer in Miami
  • Region 1 ODP Coach

MICHELLE ALIOTO
Herndon Club Administrator
USSF C, USYS National Youth
22 Years Coaching
NCAA Div. I (Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Highlights:

  • VYSA State ODP Head Coach 08 Girls
  • NCAA Div. III Women's Soccer Head Coach (MSOE)
  • VYSA State Cup Final Four Appearance and Jefferson Cup Championship with 07 girls

MARTIN SANCHEZ
USSF C, USSF National Youth License, NSCAA GK L1
10 Years Coaching
Professional in Argentina, Bolivia and Ecuador

  • Argentina U16 National Team Pool

GUILLERMO TOLABA
USSF C, USYS National Youth License, 
13 years Coaching
Professional in Argentina and Guatamala, NCAA Div. II (Salem)

  • Championships at Disney Showcase, Bethesda Cup, Jefferson Cup
  • 2 State Cup Final Four Appearances
  • NCAA Div. II Conference Player of the Year

ELVIN ARBAIZA 
USSF D
5 Years Coaching
NCAA Div. II (UDC), NCAA Div. III (Mary Washington), DC United Youth Academy 

  • John Champe High School Varsity Boy’s Coach
  • El Salvador U20 National Team Player
  • Captain, 2x NCAA Div. II All-Conference Player

JAZMIN CARDOSO
USSF D
11 Years Coaching
NCAA Div. I (New Mexico State, George Mason University)

  • All-Conference at New Mexico State, led in scoring and points
  • Top 20 for A10 at George Mason
  • HS Hall of Fame Inductee as prolific scorer with 50 goals; holds record for assists and hat tricks

NINA DURON
USSF D; United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma
8 Years Coaching

  • Technical Director, Waldorf SC
  • Head Coach, College of Southern Maryland
  • Head Coach, Hylton High School

JESUS GARCIA
USSF D; USYS National Youth License
3 Years Coaching

  • No. 6 National Ranking as Herndon Travel Team Player
  • Region 1 ODP Player

ANDRES MILOC
USSF D, Grassroots Diplomas, Certificated Youth Exercise Specialist (NASM)
12 Years Coaching
Danubio FC Youth Academy (Uruguay), Bogota FC Youth Academy (Colombia)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Science
  • Club Athletico Nacional Youth Academy Head Coach

TITO ALCANTARA 
USSF E, Grassroots Diplomas
5 Years Coaching

  • Top 10 state ranking
  • State Cup Finalist
  • NCSL Division 1 Championship

PAUL D'ANDREA
USSF E, USYS National Youth
4 Years Coaching
NCAA Div. III (University of Chicago)


DENNIS PALMA
USSF E
5 Years Coaching

  • Undefeated NCSL Champions
  • Multiple tournament championships

FEDERICO SANTIAGO
USSF F, USYS National Youth, Grassroots Diploma, NSCAA National Diploma
5 Years Coaching

  • High School District Championship 

SULI DAINKEH 
6 Years Coaching
NCAA Div. I (Maryland), DC United Youth Academy 

  • Pro Player
  • NCAA Tournament Finalist Player
  • Virginia State High School Gatorade Player of the Year

ABDI YUSEF
5 Years Coaching
NCAA Div. I (Central Florida), DC United Youth Academy

  • No. 1 National Ranking as HYS Travel Player
  • ODP National Pool Player