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U11-U14 (2013-2010) Coaching Staff for 2023-24

Updated: May 3

Meet our U11-U14 Program's (2013-2010) Coaching Staff for the 2023-24 Season.


Head Coach

Assistant Coaches

2013 Boys (U11)

Jake Flatt & Jake Witty

2013 Girls (U11)

Quinn McGranaghan

2012 Boys (U12)

Joe Parise

2012 Girls (U12)

Lavanya Nolan & Laura Phillips

2011 Boys (U13)

Jake Flatt & Keith Vidos

2011 Girls (U13)

Steve Gutmann & Maddi Day

2010 Boys (U14)

Jake Witty & Nate Martin

2010 Girls (U14)

Michael Wannell & John McCalla

Goalkeeper Training


2013 Boys Head Coach & GK Director: Brendan Robeck

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National D - License

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2011

  • Bangkok Soccer Schools Goalkeeping Director & Assistant Coach (2015-2016)

Playing Background:

  • PCU Alumni

  • Grant High School, Varsity Alumni

  • Clark College Team Captain (2005)

"I am looking forward to introducing new group of players to competitive soccer at PCU and with it a chance to coach 9v9 again. Also vey excited about the opportunity to help grow and elevate the goalkeeping program."


2013 Girls Head Coach: Johnny Cardello

Coaching Background:

Playing Background:

  • Voorhees HS Graduate, 4 year letter winner, 2 year captain

  • Heinz Consten - Spartac Intl. Soccer School

  • Club - Princeton Union

  • Coaches: Bob Bradley, Manfred Schellscheidt, Jimmy Barlow

  • National Finalists ('99) & Region I Champions ('99)

  • NJ State Cup Champions – (’95, ’98, ’99)

  • New Jersey ODP

  • Region 1 ID team in 1997

  • Played for former US National Team Coach Bob Bradley

  • 3 year NJ club State Cup winner

  • 2nd Degree Black Belt


2012 Boys Head Coach: Nicolas Márquez

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National D - License

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2019

  • U18 Boys State Cup Champions (2022)

  • U18 Far West Regional Champions (2022)

  • U18 Presidents Cup Champions (2022)

  • U19 Presidents Cup Champions (2022)

  • U14 Founders Cup Champions (2021)

Playing Background:

  • PCU Alumni

  • Oregon ODP

  • LaSalle Prep, 3 year Varsity starter

  • 4A State Runners-Up (2013)

  • 3 time Conference Champion

"I am excited to have the 2012 age-group for a second year and continue to build on the growth and success moving into their U12 year of competitive soccer."


2012 Girls Head Coach: Tim Henkle

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National C - License

  • PCU, 2012 Girls Head Coach (2022/23)

  • PCU, 2012 Girls Assistant Coach (2021/22)

  • Saints Soccer Academy, 2008 Boys Coach (2020/21)

  • Saints Soccer Academy, 2008 Boys Assistant Coach (2019/20)

Playing Background:

  • Greater Portland Soccer District & Other Adult Leagues, Divisions 1 and 2 teams

  • Eastside Catholic High School

  • Competitive club youth soccer, Divisions 1 and 2 teams

"I’m looking forward to continuing to provide a challenging, enjoyable, and friendly environment that fosters each girl’s growth as a player and person."


2011 Boys Head Coach: Erick Wheelock

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National C - License

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2014

  • Westside Timbers Head Coach (2008-2014)

  • Portland Timbers ODP Head Coach (2015-2019)

  • Portland Timbers RTC Head Coach (2015-2019)

  • Director of Coaching for Aloha United SC

  • TOCA Trained and Certified

Playing Background:

  • David Douglas High School, 3 year letterman

  • Warner Pacific College


2011 Girls Head Coach: Renae Puppo

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National C - License

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 1996

  • Former St. Mary’s Academy JV & Asst. Varsity Coach

Playing Background:

  • Graduate of Portland State University

  • Oregon ODP and Club Soccer

"I am excited to continue to share my knowledge and love of the game with this group of players as they transition to full field 11v11."


PCU 2010 Boys Head Coach: James Fairfield

Coaching Background:

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

  • USSF National Youth License

  • USSF National E License

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2015

  • Massapequa & Farmingdale Soccer Clubs (2010-2014)

  • GU11 New York State Champions (2014)

  • BU17 New York State Runners Up (2013)

  • Suffolk County CC, Selden, Assistant Coach (2012-2014)

  • Dowling College, Men’s Soccer, Assistant Coach (2006-2009)

  • 2006 National Champions, East Coast Conference Champions

  • 2007 National Rank #6, East Coast Conference Champions

  • 2008 National Runners Up, East Coast Conference Final

  • Chris Armos Soccer Camps (2012-2014)

  • Hofstra Soccer Camps (2012-2013)

  • SUSA Soccer (2009-2014)

  • DV Soccer Academy (2006-2014)

Playing Background:

  • NCAA Division II Student-Athlete, Men’s Soccer, Dowling College (2004/05)

  • NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer All-Northeast Tournament Team (2005)

  • NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer National Sweet 16 (2005)

  • NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer National Final Four (2004)

  • NWAACC Student Athlete, Men’s Soccer, North Idaho College (2002/03)

  • NWAACC Men’s Soccer Runners Up, North Idaho College (2003)

  • NWAACC Men’s Soccer Final Four, North Idaho College (2002)

  • Cour d A’lene High School, Varsity SoccerClub Soccer, Couer d A’lene Sting

  • CDA Sting, 3rd Place, Far West Regionals (2001)

  • CDA Sting, Idaho State Champions (2001)


2010 Girls Head Coach: Tim Copeland

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National C - License

  • 6A PIL Coach of the Year (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

  • 6A PIL and OSAA Coach of the Year (2010)

  • Grant High School Girls Varsity Coach (2003-2015)

  • Oregon ODP Staff Coach for 3 years

  • Former Women's Varsity Coach at Pacific University (1999 -2002)

Playing Background:

  • All-Conference (1991)

  • Graduate of Pacific University (1992)


Michael Wannell: Red Pool 2010 Girls Coach

Coaching Background:

  • US Soccer D License, US Soccer 4v4, US Soccer 7v7, US Soccer 9v9

  • Head Coach, DePaul FC, Mens Soccer Club, Chicago Illinois (1993-2003)

  • Head Coach & Board Member, Forest Heights Soccer Club (2010/21)

  • Head Coach & Board Member, Lincoln Youth Soccer (2014-2022)

  • LYS 2005 Boys: Formed the first LYS boys competitive team and led them to multiple State Cup playoff appearances.

  • LYS LYS 2010 Girls: Went to 2 State Cup Semi-finals and 1 Quarterfinalist in three years.

  • PCU Coach Since 2022

Playing Background:

  • Kingfisher Football Club, Doncaster, England

  • Homewood Flossmoor HS, Chicago IL

  • Indiana University Football Club DePaul Football Club

  • S.C. Grun & Weiss

"The 2010Gs are a focused and fun-loving group of young ladies who are eager to improve and support each other. They have embraced an environment where mistakes are normalizing so players feel confident and empowered to choose the optimal decision (pass/run/ shoot/dribble/ communication/etc.) rather than the easy one. Players are also encouraged to trained at a very high level of intensity (match -like intensity) so their rate of development is extremely high. The PCU 10Gs inspire their coaches to be bring their very best to every interaction whether it's a technical session, tactical pre-match /post-match session in the classroom on the game board, setting up gegenpressing rondos, player one-one feedback reports, travel best-practices or 100's of other soccer experiences. We look forward to another amazing year with the 2010Gs."


John McCalla: Assistant Coach 2010 Girls

Coaching Background:

Playing Background:

  • Williamston Soccer Club, four years

  • Williamston High School, Varsity Basketball, 2 year letter winner

"The 2010 girls are a wonderful group of players. Their drive and dedication to self improvement and support of each other is motivating me to be a better coach."


Jake Flatt: Assistant Coach 2013 Boys & 2011 Boys

Coaching Background:

  • PCU Coach Since 2022

Playing Background:

  • PCU Alumni

  • Oregon State Cup Champions (2012)

  • Grant High School Alumni

  • Southwestern Oregon CC Alumni


Jake Witty: Assistant Coach 2010 Boys & 2013 Boys

Coaching Background:

  • SV Breitenbrunn Assistant Coach

  • Assistant Coach PCU 2003 Boys (2016)

Playing Background:

  • PCU Alumni

  • 4x Varsity Soccer Captain Hohenfels Highschool

  • 2012 DoDDS-Europe All Europe 1st Team

  • JFG Schwarze Laber 1st Team

"I am excited to work with the 2010 boys and get them ready for this next level in their playing careers. For the 2013 boys, I am excited to help lay the foundation and work with them on becoming better players."


Quinn McGranaghan: Assistant Coach 2013 Girls & 2008 Girls

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National F License

  • PCU Coaching Staff Since 2015

  • LSC Soccer Camp Coach (2015)

  • Portland Timbers/Thorns Soccer Camp Coach (2017)

  • Assistant Coach PCU 2008G (2021-Present)

  • Assistant Coach PCU 2012G (2022-Present)

  • Grant High School JV2 Head Coach (2022-Present)

Playing Background:

  • PCU Alumni

  • Grant High School, 3 year letter winner

  • Guest played for PCU 97G, & Spartans Academy and Thorns Academy Team

  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Women’s Soccer 4 year Captain

"I am excited to use my knowledge and playing experience about the game to help develop the 2013G & 2008G players into becoming talented athletes. Aside from coaching fundamentals, skills, and technique, I look forward to helping the players build social skills like teamwork, determination, hard work, and leadership on and off the field."


Joe Parise: 2012 Boys Assistant Coach

Coaching Background:

  • Grassroots License

  • PCU Summer Camp Coach (2012-2018)

  • 2010 & 2014/2015 Assistant Coach (2021/22)

  • 2012 & 2013 Assistant Coach (2022/23)

Playing Background:

  • NEU for 2 years

  • PCU for 11 years (2 state semifinals)

  • Lasalle Catholic College Prep (3 year letter winner, 1 year captain, 1 state semifinal)

  • Saint Johns University (4 year letter winner, 1 year captain, MIAC semifinals, All-Conference Honorable Mention 2019)


Lavanya Nolan: Assistant Coach 2012 Girls

Coaching Background:

  • PCU 2004/05 Girls Assistant Coach (2020-2023)

  • McMinnville Soccer Club 2008-2013

Playing Background:

  • NW Womens league , Divisions 1 & 2 teams

  • Competitive club

  • McMinnville High School Varsity


Laura Phillips: Assistant Coach 2012 Girls

Playing Background:

  • Gresham High School, 4 year varsity, 2 year captain

  • Eastside United (2004-2008)

  • Portland indoor (present)

  • TAFC 7v7 (present)

I'm looking forward to share my passion for the sport with younger players who are at a critical age in their development. As a coach, I have the opportunity to help shape their skills and attitudes towards the game, which can have a lasting impact on their future."


Keith Vidos: Assistant Coach 2011 Boys

Coaching Background:

  • USSF E - Lisense

  • NFHS Lisense

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2014

  • Franklin HS Varsity Assistant (2015–2018)

  • Franklin HS JV Head Coach (2015–2018)

  • McDaniel HS Varsity Assistant (2019–2022)

Playing Background:

  • Louisiana School for Math, Science & Arts - Goalkeeper

  • Louisiana State University Graduate

  • Lewis & Clark College Graduate

  • American Association of Snowboard Instructors - Level II

"I'm excited to join a new group with multiple teams. I think it creates a fun competitive environment to facilitate player and team development."


Steve Gutmann: Assistant Coach 2011 Girls

Coaching Background:

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2017

  • Laurelhurst Soccer Club, Assistant and Head Coach (2006-2013)

  • American Overseas School of Rome, Italy. Head Coach, Girls MS and Boys HS Teams, DoDDS European Soccer, Division 2 (1998-1999)

Playing Background:

  • OYSA Oregon State Select Team

  • 1988 Dartmouth College, 3 year letter winner, NCAA Division 1 Mens Soccer, Co-Captain

  • Lakeridge HS, 3 year Varsity letterman, State Champions (1982), Oregon HS Co-Player of the Year and Co-Captain (1983), All-State, All-League (1982, 1983)

"This team is a fantastic group of girls that always has fun, and keeps improving. I'm excited to work with them again this year."


Maddi Day: Assistant Coach 2011 Girls

Coaching Background:

  • PCU Coach Since 2021

  • Soccer Summer Camp Coach

Playing Background:

  • PCU Alumni

  • 4 year varsity player

  • First team all-league (2017)

"With the team transitioning to 11v11, I'm excited to continue to see this team grow."


Nate Martin: Assistant Coach 2010 Boys

Coaching Background:

  • USYS National D License

  • 2013/14 Boys Assistant Coach

  • PCU Summer Camp Coach

  • Catlin Gable (HS Boys Varsity and JV)

  • Central Catholic (HS Girls JV 2)

"I seek to help every player find joy in their time on the field and challenges players to think outside the box. "


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