Staff and Board

Executive Staff 434-975-5025

Executive Director

Matt Wilson

Email | Ext 114

SOCA Program and Project Development
Contact for SOCA Fundraising Campaigns
Staff Management
Board Inquiries
Skyline Club Soccer League Commissioner
Member VYSA Board of Directors

B.A. University of Richmond
USSF National 'D' License

Director of Soccer

Bill Mueller

Email | Ext 112

SOCA Program and Curriculum Development
Contact for SOCA Camps and Clinics

USSF 'A' License
National Youth License

Playing Experience:
Penn State University (Final Four)

B.S. - Penn State University
M.L.A. - University of Virginia

Director of Coaching

Jimmy Tharpe

Email | Ext 116

Contact for SOCA Elite Travel Program
Travel Coach Training and Development
College Recruitment Inquiries

USSF National A-Youth License
NSCAA Permier Diploma
NSCAA Level 1 Goalkeeper Diploma

Playing Experience:
Lynchburg College (Captain 2006)

Coaching Experience:
Assistant Coach Lynchburg College
Assistant Coach Rhodes College
VYSA District ODP Coach
VYSA State Assistant Coach
Technical Director Central Virginia United

B.A. Lynchburg College (Magna Cum Laude)
Masters of Education Lynchburg College

Charlottesville Staff 434-975-5025

Charlottesville Program Director & Sponsorship Coordinator

Andy Wilson

Email | Ext 110

Field and Facilities Coordination
Challenge Program Inquiries
General Program Registration Questions

USSF National 'D' license
USSF Grade 8 Referee

B.A. in Communication Studies, James Madison University

Charlottesville Technical Director

Dion La Foucade

Email | Ext 117

USSF B License,
NSCAA Premier Diploma,
English FA Full Badge,

Coaching Experience:
Former Head & Assistant Coach for U17 Trinidad & Tobago National Team
Director of Soccer Education, FC Boulder, Boulder, CO.,
Specialist Skills Coach and Camp Director, Steamboats, CO.

St. Anthony’s College, Trinidad, West Indies.

Charlottesville Recreation Program Coordinator

Chris Dolinger

Email | Ext 123

Coordinator of Fall and Spring Recreation Seasons.
Coordinator of Winter Indoor Soccer League.
Outreach Program Coordinator.

B.A. Bethel College - Indiana

Charlottesville Hot Shots & Operations Coordinator

Don Dolinger

Email | Ext 115

Coordinator of Hot Shots Program
Field Management & Lining

USSF National Youth License
USSF 'D' License
Grade 7 USSF Referee
USSF Certified Referee Assignor and Associate Instructor

B.S. Old Dominion University

Charlottesville Premier Program

Greg Paynter

Email | Ext 120

Coordinator of Premier Travel Program
Staff Coach

USC Advanced National

Coaching Experience:
Head Coach, Towson University
Associate Head Coach, James Madison University

B.A. Virginia Tech
Masters of Education, James Madison University

Charlottesville Classic Program Coordinator

Jason Moore

Email | Ext 118

Coordinator of Classic Program
Staff Coach

NSCAA Premier Diploma
NSCAA National Goalkeeper Diploma
USSF National Youth License.
USSF National D License

B.S. in Recreation and Sport Leadership concentration in Movement Studies, Eastern Mennonite University.

Coaching Experience: Men's & Women's Head Coach at NAIA Bethel College (KS); Assistant Women's Coach, D1, JMU. Director of Coaching, St. Vrain FC (CO); NSCAA Coaching Education Staff; VYSA ODP West-Central District Head Coach.
Playing Experience: NCAA Division III - Eastern Mennonite University; Sweet 16 Participant.

Charlottesville Adult Program Coordinator

Matt Rowe

Email | Ext 119

Coordinator of SOCA's Adult Programs
Staff Coach

USSF National A-Youth License

Playing Experience:
Lynchburg College - National Finalist 2010

Coaching Experience:
Assistant Coach Lynchburg College
VYSA District ODP Coach
Camp & Recreation Program Director Central Virginia United

B.A. Lynchburg College
Masters of Educational Leadership Lynchburg College

Charlottesville Director of Referees and Sponsorship Coordinator

Lecky Stone

Email | Ext 434-962-0115

Referee Training and Assignment

USSF Certified Referee Instructor
NCAA Referee & College Referee Assessor
VHSL High School Referee Assignor

BS Math & Physics Washington & Lee University
BA Dramatic Arts Washington & Lee
JD University of Virginia Law School

Charlottesville Administrator

Sunny Herold

Email | Ext 111

Contact for Charlottesville:
Program Registration inquiries
Financial Assistance Applications
Installment Payment Plans
Travel Program Administration

Augusta Staff 540-466-1581

Augusta Regional Director

Chris Stapler

Email | Ext 202

Contact for Augusta:
Travel and Challenge Programs
Camps & Clinics inquiries
Regional program development
Coach Training and Development

USSF National B License
USSF National Youth License.
NSCAA National Diploma

Augusta Recreational and Operations Coordinator

Mark Yurish

Email | Ext 202

Contact for Augusta:
Recreational Program
Hot Shots Program
Field, Facility, and Program Development

Augusta Administrator

Shannon Harris

Email | Ext 203

Contact for Augusta:
Program Registration inquiries
Financial Assistance Applications
Installment Payment Plans
Travel Program Administration

Soca Board of Directors


Don Long



Bill Brady



Britt Becker



Rick Natale



Shaun Liccione



Carlos Ibanez



Bill Stilley



Kim Starr



Robyn Mattern



Paul Rittenhouse