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YDP (2014-2017) Coaching Staff for 2023-24

Updated: Oct 15, 2023

Meet our Youth Development Program's Coaching Staff for the 2023-24 season, beginning in May '23


Head Coach


YDP (2016/17) Boys

Jonah Poole

YDP (2016/17) Girls

Madalyn Machinski

​YDP (2015) Boys

Joe Parise

​YDP (2015) Girls

Nate Martin

​YDP (2014) Boys

Andrew Abalan

​YDP (2014) Girls

Sara Elam

Youth Development Program Administrative Staff:




Communications Director & Registrar

Victoria Schmidt

Program Director

Ashton Betts

Program Director: Ashton Betts

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)


2016/17 Boys Head Coach: Jonah Poole

Coaching Background:

  • PCU 2015/16 Boys Head Coach (2022/23 Season)

"Inspiring confidence and and an accountable team culture is of paramount importance when developing a young player/team. I look forward to coaching YDP due to the long term positive impacts they have on players' development, both on and off the pitch."


2016/17 Girls Head Coach: Madalyn Machinski

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 '98 Girls (2010-2017)

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

"I am excited to watch these girls grow as both soccer players and teammates."


2015 Boys Head Coach: Joe Parise

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)

"I am excited to work with the 2015’s next season because I enjoy working with younger kids and introducing them to the world of soccer."


2015 Girls Head Coach: Nate Martin

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. "


2014 Boys Head Coach: Andrew Abalan

Coaching Background:

  • 2011 Boys Assistant Coach (2021-2023)

  • 2008 Boys Assistant Coach (2021-2023)

  • 2009 Boys Assistant Coach (2022-Present)

Playing Background:

  • Oregon ODP

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

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

"I'm very excited to assist in the growth of the age group and continue to watch them achieve great things in the future."


2014 Girls Head Coach: Sara Elam 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

"I am very excited to be working with the 2014 Girls age-group because this is the age that I first started coaching when I began at PCU. They are so much fun and learn so much so quickly."


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