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PCU 2008 Girls

Coaching Staff

Updated: May 21

Meet our coaches for the 2024-25 season!


Team

Head Coach

Assistant Coaches

2017 Boys (U8)

Jonah Poole

Mentor Program

2017 Girls (U8)

Madalyn Machinski

Mentor Program

2016 Boys (U9)

Ben Durano

Francisco Casas

2016 Girls (U9)

Madalyn Machinski

Mentor Program

2015 Boys (U10)

Joe Parise

John McCalla

2015 Girls (U10)

Renae Puppo

Mentor Program

2014 Boys (U11)

Erick Wheelock

Keith Vidos & Nate Martin

2014 Girls (U11)

Sara Elam

Laura Phillips

2013 Boys (U12)

Brendan Robeck

2013 Girls (U12)

Johnny Cardello

Georgia Copeland

2012 Boys (U13)

Nico Marquez

Joe Parise, Francisco Casas

2012 Girls (U13)

Tim Copeland

Tim Henkle

2011 Boys (U14)

Ashton Betts

Nate Martin, Jake Witty

2011 Girls (U14)

Ben Durano

Jamie Kelley

2010 Boys (U15)

Nico Marquez

Andrew Abalan, Jake Witty

2010 Girls (U15)

Tim Copeland

Coming soon!

2009 Boys (U16)

Jake Flatt, Jonah Poole

2009 Girls (U16)

Armand Alija, Stefan Houff

2008 Boys (U17)

Ken Finney

2008 Girls (U17)

Greg Webster

2006/07 Boys (U18-19)

Brian McNicholas, Armand Alija 

2006/07 Girls (U18-19)

Mike Machinski

Goalkeeper Training


For general questions, please reach out at victoria@pcusc.org.


 
Nicolas Márquez: Head Coach

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National C - License (November 2024)

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2019

  • U19 Presidents Cup Champions (2024)

  • U19 Founders Cup Champions (2024)

  • U18 Presidents Cup Champions (2023)

  • U18 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

 
Tim Copeland: Head Coach

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)

 
Ashton Betts: Head Coach

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National C - License

  • Assistant Coach, Oregon Institute of Technology (2014)

  • JV Girls Head Coach at Central Catholic HS (2015-2018)

  • Portland City United Head Coach, since 2015

  • JV2 Boys Head Coach Central Catholic HS (2020)


Playing Background:

  • Club Soccer at Portland City United

  • Southridge High School, 3 year varsity & 1st team All-Conference (2009)

  • Oregon Tech, 2x Player of the Week (2010) & 2nd Team All-Conference (2014)

 
Michael Chrisman: Head Coach

Coaching Background:


  • USSF National C - License

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2018

  • Oregon ODP Staff (2021/22)

  • Louisville Soccer Alliance Coach of the Year (2016 & 2017)

  • Brescia University Men's Assistant Coach (2017/18)

  • Louisville Soccer Alliance Head Coach (2015-2018)

  • ISL Futbol/FC Barcelona La Masia trip (2016)

  • Camp Coach, ISL Futbol/FC Barcelona camp (2015)

  • Director of Player Ops, Derby City Rovers (2011/12)


Playing Background:


  • Lyon College (2011-2014)

  • Louisville Soccer Alliance U23 (2012-2014)

  • Louisville Soccer Alliance men's team

  • Louisville Soccer Alliance (92)


 
Jeff Enquist: Head Coach & CEO

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National B License

  • USSY National Youth License

  • Director of PCU for 27 years. Designed and oversaw construction of Buckman Field in partnership with City of Portland, Portland Public Schools and St. Mary's.

  • OYSA Administrator of the Year (2014)

  • Head coach of the Pacific University men's soccer team (1993-1999). In his seven seasons with the Boxers, he led the team to an 81-45-2 record and was named the 1994 and 1996 Northwest Regional Coach of the Year. His team made their first appearance in the NCAA playoffs in 1998 and was ranked seventeenth in the final NCAA Division III poll during his last year.

  • Head Coach Willamette University men's soccer team (2004)

  • Head Coach at Wilson High School & Fort Vancouver High School

Playing Background:

  • Beaverton High School, Oregon Player of the Year (1986), Parade Magazine All-American and a NSCAA All-American

  • Attended and played soccer at UNLV before transferring to Oregon State University.

  • In 1987, he played the collegiate off season with the semi-professional F.C. Portland of the Western Soccer Alliance.

  • In 1989, he signed with F.C. Portland, now known as the Portland Timbers. Following the 1990 season, he left professional soccer to devote himself to coaching. He returned for one more season in 1996 with the Cascade Surge as player and assistant coach.

 
Johnny Cardello: Head Coach

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

 
Kennedy Engelgau: Head Coach

Coaching Background:


  • Working on USSF National D - License

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2021


Playing Background:


  • David Douglas HS, lettered 4 years soccer, lettered 3 years Track, lettered 2 years Basketball

  • Clark College, attended for 2 years, NWAC South Regional Champions.

  • Club, FC Barcelona and CRUFA


 
Brendan Robeck: Head Coach & Goalkeeper Director

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


 
Erick Wheelock: Head Coach

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

 
Renae Puppo: Head Coach

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


 
Jonah Poole: Head Coach

Coaching Background:


  • PCU Coach since 2022


 
Joe Parise: Head Coach

Coaching Background:

  • Grassroots License

  • 2015 Boys Head Coach (2023/24)

  • 2012 Boys Assistant Coach (2022-2024)

  • 2013 Assistant Coach (2022/23) 2010 & 2014/2015 Assistant Coach (2021/22)

  • PCU Summer Camp Coach (2012-2018)

Playing Background:

  • 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)


 
Madalyn Machinski: Head Coach

Coaching Background:

  • PCU 2013 Girls Assistant Coach (2021/22)

  • PCU 2014 Girls Assistant Coach (2021-23)

  • PCU 2015 Girls Assistant Coach (2021-2023)

  • PCU 2016 Girls Assistant Coach (2022/23)

  • Lincoln High School JV2 Head Coach (2022)

Playing Background:

  • PCU Almuni (2010-2017)

  • Wilson High School (3 yrs JV, 1 yr Varsity)

 
Sara Elam: Head Coach

Coaching Background:


  • Assistant Coach for 2012 Girls (2021-2023)

  • Assistant Coach for 2008 Girls (2022-2023)

  • Tualatin High School Girls Soccer JV Head Coach (2022 Season)


Playing Background:


  • Tualatin High School Graduate, 4 year letter winner

  • Two-time 6A state champ (2013, 2014)

  • 1 year 6A state champ runner-up (2015)

  • Golden Ball award for player of the State Championship Game (2015)

  • Player at Southside Soccer Club and Crossfire Oregon


 
Ben Durano: Head Coach

Coaching Background:

  • USSF National "C" License

  • NSCAA High School Diploma

  • HS/College Coaching: Sunset HS girls 2006-2021, 4-time 6A finalist, 6-time Semi-finalist

  • ODP- 91B, 92B, 97G, 98G

  • Glencoe HS girls 2000-2005

  • Westside Timbers 1998-2014

  • FC Portland 2015-2021


Playing Experience:


  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 90-91

  • Sembach FC, Germany 86-89

  • Hillsboro HS, Or. '83


Education:


  • BA in Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1991

  • MS in Education, Portland State University, 1992


 
Andrew Abalan: Assistant Coach

Coaching Background:

  • 2011 Boys Assistant Coach (2021-2023)

  • 2008 Boys Assistant Coach (2021-2023)

  • 2009 Boys Assistant Coach (2022-2024)

Playing Background:

  • Oregon ODP

  • Leodis McDaniel HS 3-year varsity letter, Captain for 1

  • 2 years at North Idaho College (NJCAA), Captain for 1


 
Brian McNicholas: Goalkeeping Director & Assistant Coach

Coaching Background:


  • USSF D License

  • 2023-2024 Oregon Girls ODP Head Goalkeeper Coach U12-U17

  • PCU 2009 Boys Assistant Coach

  • PCU 2012 Boys Assistant Coach

  • YDP Staff Coach

  • U.S. Soccer 11v11 Grassroots

  • United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeper Level 1

  • United Soccer Coaches Level 2 Performance Analyst Diploma


Playing Background:


  • 4 year Division III student athlete at SUNY Cortland

  • Finished 2014 Season #19th in the nation

  • 2014 Division III "Sweet 16" Finalist

  • 2 time SUNYAC Conference Finalist

  • 3 time SUNYAC All-Academic Team

  • 2011 New York Empire State Games Gold Medalist for Hudson Valley

  • 2011 ESPN Disney Showcase Winner

  • New York State ODP

  • 2 year North Rockland HS Captain


 
Armand Alija: Assistant Coach

Coaching Background:


  • Grassroots License

  • PCU Coaching Staff Since 2020

  • Former Head JV2 coach for Lake Oswego High School

  • Former staff coach at NW Elite


Playing Background:


  • Adidas team in Herzogenaurach, Germany

  • Chivas USA academy (former MLS team)

  • Varsity team at Lake Oswego High School

  • Portland State Universities men’s team


 
Stephan Houff: Assistant Coach

Coaching Background:


  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2019

  • Great Britain Buckeye soccer camp, Springfield, OH (1993-1996)

  • Marquette High School boys and girls, St. Louis, MO (1996 - 1999)

  • NEU Rec 09 Girls (2015 -2019), Rec 11 Boys (2017 - 2023)


Playing Background:


  • Club soccer, Troy, OH (1984-1996)

  • North High School, Springfield, OH (1988 - 1992)

  • St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN (1992 - 1996)


 
Greg Webster: Assistant Coach

Coaching Background:


  • PCU Coaching Staff Since 2013

  • Former Coach at Lake Oswego Soccer Club, state title

  • Former Lakeridge High School JV coach


Playing Background:


  • Youth soccer in South Africa

  • State Championship in High School. Traveled with team to Europe and played in the Dana Cup

  • Played at Portland Community College, finalist in the North West Conference

  • OPSL (Adult Competitive Men's Soccer)


 
Quinn McGranaghan: Assistant Coach

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


 
Mike Machinski: Assistant Coach

Coaching Background:


  • E License

  • PCU Staff Coach Since 2010

  • Jackson Soccer Club coach (2005-2010)


Playing Background:


  • Bremerton High School Varsity (1984-1985), Captain


 
Michael Wannell: Assistant 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


 
John McCalla: Assistant Coach

Coaching Background:



Playing Background:


  • Williamston Soccer Club, four years

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


 
Tim Henkle: Assistant Coach

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

 
Jake Flatt: Assistant Coach

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

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


 
Quinn McGranaghan: Assistant Coach

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


 
Lavanya Nolan: Assistant Coach

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

Playing Background:


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

  • Eastside United (2004-2008)

  • Portland indoor (present)

  • TAFC 7v7 (present)


 
Keith Vidos: Assistant Coach

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


 
Steve Gutmann: Assistant Coach

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)


 
Maddi Day: Assistant Coach

Coaching Background:


  • PCU Coach Since 2021

  • Soccer Summer Camp Coach


Playing Background:


  • PCU Alumni

  • 4 year varsity player

  • First team all-league (2017)


 
Nate Martin: Assistant Coach

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)


 
Travis Hall: Assistant Coach

Coaching Background:


  • USSF National D License

  • PCU Staff Coach since 2010

  • Recreational Coach since 1999


Playing Background:


  • US Army - Germany Premier League

  • Monterey Peninsula Soccer League

  • Street soccer over 12 years across three continents

  • Kicking a soccer ball over 50 years


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