United Soccer Coaches has announced the 30 individuals selected from a pool of almost 300 applicants as the 2021-22 class of the United Soccer Coaches 30 Under 30 Program.

The 2020-21 class includes coaches from the youth, high school and college game. See a breakdown of this year’s class below.

  • 17 College coaches
  • 9 Youth coaches
  • 4 High School coaches

Launched in 2013, the 30 Under 30 Program is a year-long education and mentorship opportunity designed to support up-and-coming members of the coaching profession who are 30 years of age or younger. The program gives participants exposure to mentorship, and the opportunity to take advantage of educational offerings, such as advanced diplomas and the United Soccer Coaches Convention.

Warren Backman

Warren Backman

Organization: Lynn University
Role: Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach
Location: Boca Raton, Fla.

Cameron Carter

Cameron Carter

Organization: University of Texas San Antonio
Role: WOmen’s Soccer Assistant & GK Coach
Location: San Antonio, Texas

Cynthia Cervantes

Cynthia Cervantes

Organization: El Paso Juventus FC
Role: Director of Coaching
Location: El Paso, Texas

Christine Chiodo

Christine Chiodo

Organization: Baldwin-Whitehall High School
Role: Head Coach
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.

Tori Christ

Tori Christ

Organization: Boston University
Role: Women’s Assistant & GK Coach
Location: Boston, Mass.

Collin Cone

Collin Cone

Organization: LeTourneau University
Role: Men’s Soccer Head Coach
Location: Longview, Texas

Stokely Davis

Stokely Davis

Organization: Inter Atlanta FC
Role: Head Coach
Location: Atlanta, Ga.

Aulani Fernandez

Aulani Fernandez

Organization: California State University Stanislaus
Role: Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach
Location: Turlock, Calif.

Alyssa Finelli

Alyssa Finelli

Organization: Bethany College
Role: Women’s Soccer Head Coach
Location: Bethany, W.Va.

Brad Gieske

Brad Gieske

Organization: Missouri Youth Soccer Association
Role: Missouri Olympic Development Program Head Coach
Location: St. Louis, Mo.

Breanna Haberl-Kellogg

Breanna Haberl-Kellogg

Organization: Sporting Iowa
Role: Grassroots Director
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Maya Hayes

Maya Hayes

Organization: University of Minnesota
Role: Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach
Location: Minneapolis, Minn.

Anthony Madonia

Anthony Madonia

Organization: Hinsdale Central High School
Role: Head Coach
Location: Hinsdale, Ill.

Erik Marquis

Erik Marquis

Organization: Atlanta United FC
Role: Performance Analysis
Location: Atlanta, Ga.

Charlton Muhlauri

Charlton Muhlauri

Organization: FC Athletico
Role: Jr. Boys & Girls Program Director
Location: Mooresville, N.C.

Alex Ng

Alex Ng

Organization: University of Richmond
Role: Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach
Location: Richmond, Va.

Nicole Pacapelli

Nicole Pacapelli

Organization: Binghamton University
Role: Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach
Location: Binghamton, N.Y.

Chelsey Patterson

Chelsey Patterson

Organization: University of Houston
Role: Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach
Location: Houston, Texas

Debbie Pekel

Debbie Pekel

Organization: Michigan Fire Juniors
Role: Head Coach
Location: Grand Rapids, Mich.

Elias Perez-Zetune

Elias Perez-Zetune

Organization: Keystone FC
Role: Head Coach
Location: Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Matthew Pitcock

Matthew Pitcock

Organization: Hardin-Simmons University
Role: Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach
Location: Abilene, Texas

Joshua Potter

Joshua Potter

Organization: University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
Role: Head Coach
Location: Chicago, Ill.

Kathy Prescott

Kathy Prescott

Organization: Fordham University
Role: Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach
Location: Bronx, N.Y.

Samuel Raper

Samuel Raper

Organization: Wingate University
Role: Men’s Soccer GK and Assistant Coach
Location: Charlotte, N.C.

Ashley St. Aubin

Ashley St. Aubin

Organization: Frostburg State University
Role: Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach
Location: Frostburg, Md.

Caiman Stevens

Caiman Stevens

Organization: Napa United
Role: Head Coach
Location: Napa, Calif.

Haleigh Svede

Haleigh Svede

Organization: Manhattan Soccer Club
Role: Head Coach
Location: New York City, N.Y.

Daniel Szolosi

Daniel Szolosi

Organization: Columbus Crew
Role: Academy Assistant Coach
Location: Columbus, Ohio

Alyssa Taramona

Alyssa Taramona

Organization: LeTourneau University
Role: Women’s Soccer Head Coach
Location: Longview, Texas

Mario Zuniga-Gil

Mario Zuniga-Gil

Organization: University of Michigan
Role: Women’s Soccer Volunteer Assistant Coach
Location: Ann Arbor, Mich.