2018 Super Y Coaches & Bios

Boys
 
Girls
 

U10 Boys - John Ciampa

USSF D License National Youth License NASM- CPT
John has been coaching since 2012 with various clubs in the Northern Virginia Area including: Vienna Youth Soccer, Arlington Soccer Association, and Culpepper FC. John has also spent several seasons coaching at the high school level with: Bishop O'Connell HS (VA, 2013) and Thomas Jefferson HS for Science and Technology (2013-2016).) 

John played club for Arlington Soccer Association (VA, 2004-2008), Northern Virginia Royals (VA, 2006-2008) and was a member of the DC United U18 Academy (2008-2010).

A 4-year letter winner in soccer at Bishop O'Connell HS, he was awarded MVP honors (Senior HS), 2nd Team All- Conference (Sophomore HS) and 1st Team All-Conference (Junior & Senior HS). He attended the College of William and Mary where he studied Kinesiology and played for their men's varsity team (VA, 2010-2013) This will be John's second time coaching a Super Y Team.

 

U10 Girls – Michael Newhall
Michael Newhall has been part of the coaching staff at VYS since Spring 2016 and has enjoyed coaching U11 and U12 girls Academy teams. A native resident of Springfield, VA, he played travel for SYC. He attended and played varsity at Virginia Wesleyan and Newberry College where he graduated with a Sport Management degree.  Michael has previously worked for J.E.B Stuart High School, Newberry High School, Newberry College and DC United. Michael has his USSF F and E license and working toward earning his D. Michael has enjoyed coaching various age groups from U4 to college. 

U12 Boys – Josh de Dios

Josh De Dios is the Head Coach for the U14 White boys and U11 White girls teams.  Prior to joining VYS in 2016, he had coached for 5 years with teams at the travel and high school levels.  Josh grew up in the Northern Virginia area and played for SYC and PAC.  He graduated from South County Secondary School in Lorton and received a full scholarship to play soccer at Virginia Intermont College for the 2009/2010 school year.  After sustaining a career-ending injury early in his freshmen season, Josh transferred to Old Dominion University and earned his B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice.  He holds an USSF C License.

 


U12 Girls - Stephen Bird

Stephen has been a professional coach in America for five years. He started off my playing career with Newcastle United Academy and continued to play until University. At University Stephen studied Sports Coaching focusing on analyzing coaching methods and how to improve my approach to coaching. His coaching qualifications include my UEFA B License, English F.A. Level One and currently the VYS Director of House Programs.

U14 Boys – Austin Roser

VYS Goalkeeper Programs Director, Austin Roser, is also head coach of the VYS 2002 and 2004 Girls teams. He has been coaching for the past 5 years, 2 of them being with VYS. Austin served 6 years in the United States Army and holds degrees in Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation. Austin holds a USSF National D License, National Youth Coaching License, and the NSCAA LVL 3 GK Certification..

 

U14 Girls - Richard Landis

Richard Landis currently coaches the VYS U14 ladies. He has been a travel coach for over 13 years, and with VYS for the past 3 years. He recently coached the U16 Washington Spirit Super Y team in 2017 and prior to that the Real Maryland Super Y 15 girls for 2 years.  Previously he has coached many elite players who went on to achieve soccer accolades and awards including 2 NWSL players, US Women National Team members, MD Regional and ODP players, a 2x Maryland High School Player-of-the-Year, All State and All Conf. selections (Gazette/Washington Post) and a number who have played in D1, D2 and D3 colleges around the country. He holds a USSF National D license. 

U16 Boys – Keith Moser
Keith Moser is the Head Coach for Marymount University Men’s Soccer. Keith also coaches a 2003 boys team for VYS. Prior to VYS, Keith served on the ODP staff for Maryland and Virginia and was a Head Coach at Arlington Soccer and FYPC. As a player Keith was a 4-year starter at UNC Greensboro where he won 2 National Championships. Keith holds a NSCAA Advanced National diploma.
 
 

U16 Girls – Curtis Wilson

Curtis Wilson is Head Coach for VYS 2005 & 2006 Phoenix teams. Curtis also serves as the Assistant Coach for the Marymount University Women’s team. Prior to VYS, he was on the ODP Staff for the state of Virginia. Curtis has coached Super Y for 3 seasons. Curtis holds a USSF B license and a USSF National Youth Coaching License.

 

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