World Class Coaches

At World Class, we only employ the highest caliber coaches.

Manfred Schellsheidt

Staff Coach

Manny has coached the United States National U14, U19, Olympic and Full National Teams. Additionally, Manny developed many professional players as the head coach at the Seton Hall University.

Pedro Losa

Staff Coach

Pedro did coach the Western NY Flash (WPS) and helped develop many top notch players including Abby Wambach and Carly Lloyd. Currently he is the head coach of Arsenal FC in the English professional league.

Mehdi Ballouchy

Staff Coach

Mehdi played for the Morocco U17 National Team, before earning All American honors at the University of Santa Clara. After college, Mehdi had a stellar MLS career playing as a center midfielder for NYCFC, NY Red Bulls, Colorado Rapids, San Jose Earthquakes, and the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Abraham Garcia

Staff Coach

Abraham has coached the Academy Teams at Real Madrid and Athletic Madrid in Spain. He was instrumental in the development of many Spanish National Team players including Fernando Torres and Juan Mata.

Erol Tambi

Staff Coach

Erol has served as a coach of NJ ODP, select and club teams. Erol has both Brazilian and USSF Coaching Licenses and trained with Guarani of the National Professional League of Brazil.

Bibert Kaghado

Staff Coach

Bibert played for FDU, professionally in Russia, and competed for the Jordan National Team. He obtained the UEFA Pro Coaching License and recently served as the Head Coach of the Jordan U17 and U19 National Teams.

Biro Evangilista

Staff Coach

Played for the U17 Brazil National Team and lead them to world championship at the U17 World Cup. Biro also played in the top division of the Brazilian Professional League, and as a coach developed many top level Brazilian professionals

Freddy Guiran

Staff Coach

Freddy was All-American at Kean University and played professionally in Colombia. Fredy has served as a staff coach with the Seton Hall University women’s team.

Dirceu Hurtado

Staff Coach

Dirceu was a New Jersey High School All-State player at Don Bosco and had a stellar career as a forward for Fairleigh Dickinson University leading FDU to the NCAA playoffs. Dirceu holds an NSCAA regional diploma.

Sandro Dos Santos

Staff Coach

Led the Brazilian U18 National Team to the 1993 FIFA U18 World Cup gold medal victory and was named the tournaments MVP goalkeeper. Played professionally in the Brazilian National League with Sao Paulo FC, Palmerias and Ituano FC.

Vic Di Pasquale

Staff Coach

Vic attended Seton Hall University and as a coach led the Paramus High School Girls team to the league title, and county and sectional finals. Vic is currently the head coach at Immaculate Conception H.S.

Steve Grenz

Staff Coach

Steve played for TPU University and has coached River Dell to numerous championships, earning the honor of 2012 North Jersey Coach of the Year. Steve has developed many top caliber college players.

Vinny Sileo

Staff Coach

Vinny played professionally with Salernitano in the Italian National league and the Brooklyn Italians. Vinny is the current head coach at Don Bosco H.S. and holds a National USSF license and NSCAA regional diploma.

Eddie Ballas

Staff Coach

Coached the men’s team at Newark Rutgers University and currently is the head Women’s soccer coach at Dwight Englewood H.S. Eddie holds a USSF national license.

Carnel Creary

Staff Coach

Played in the National League in Jamaica and Passaic community College. He has coached select and club teams in the Metropolitan area and holds a USSF national license.

Bill McPartland

Staff Coach

Bill is currently head girls coach at Paramus Catholic and formerly played for FDU Madison. Bill led Paramus Catholic to the sectional championship.

Tony Nylander

Staff Coach

Tony was a stellar player at the NJ ODP level and at the Fairleigh Dickinson University, leading the team to the NCAA playoffs. Tony recently became the head coach at Teaneck High School.

Pete Berkanish

Staff Coach

Pete has coached and trained premier teams in Northern New Jersey and New York. Pete currently serves as the head coach at Bergen Catholic H.S.

Osborne Carter

Staff Coach

Osborne led Columbia University to the NCAA Final Four and has served as coach of the U.S. 17 Women’s National Team. He helped lead the US U17 Women’s National Team to a silver medal at the 2008 U17 World Cup.

James Hamilton

Staff Coach

Originally from Scotland, James had a stellar career as the captain at Dominican College. James holds a USSF national license and currently serves as the head coach at Iona College.

Kevin O’Driscoll

Staff Coach

Kevin was a standout youth player with the Red Bulls Academy and then Fairfield University. Kevin is currently the head boys coach at Paramus Catholic High School.

Elbrus Tambi

Staff Coach

 Elbrus was a stellar player at the University of Buffalo and Ramapo College. Elbrus holds a NSCAA Regional Diploma, USSF national license, and recently completed a coaching study at Manchester City in the English premier league.

Jon Jacobs

Staff Coach

Jon was a solid performer as a goalkeeper at Albany State and professionally with the NY Fever. Jon has been a head coach in the NY ODP and is currently the head boys coach at Tappan Zee High School.

Mustafa Turkoz

Staff Coach

Mustafa obtained his coaching license from the English Soccer Federation and played professionally in Turkey. Mustafa also played at the United Nations International Tournament in Italy.

Roland Basha

Staff Coach

Roland played with the U19 Albanian National Team. Roland holds a USSF National License and NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma.

Jairo Munoz

Staff Coach

Jairo was an All-American at Kean University and played professionally in Ecuador in addition to holding a Brazilian coaching license. Jairo also holds a USSF National License.

Marc Mathalier

Staff Coach

Mark played professionally in the Haitian National League and holds a national USSF license. Additionally, Mark has developed many top level college players.

Innocent Buule

Staff Coach

Innocent was All-State performer at Memorial High School. At the college level, Innocent was a NJAC All-star selection while playing for Rutgers University.

Chris Kelly

Staff Coach

Chris was an All-State and All-County NY high school performer. He also had a stellar career at Penn State University earning Big Ten Player of the Year Honors. Chris is currently the head girls coach at Clarkstown High School.

Adrian Palau

Staff Coach

Adrian played with the U15 Columbia National Team and professionally in Colombia. Adrian is also a coach at St. Thomas Aquinas College.

Tom Heim

Staff Coach

Tom competed at St. John’s University (Big East Champs) and coached at Ramapo H.S. and St. Thomas Aquinas College and is currently a staff coach at Clarkstown High School.

Orce Kozeski

Staff Coach

Orce was a captain at Fairleigh Dickinson University and led them to the NCAA Elite Eight. Currently he is a staff coach for the Fairleigh Dickinson University Men’s team.

Pete McGovern

Staff Coach

Pete had a stellar playing career at Dominican College, prior to serving as a head coach for the Eastern NY ODP program and at North Rockland High School. Pete also holds a USSF National license.

Sean McCarthy

Staff Coach

Sean holds a USSF National Coaching License. Sean formerly was a stellar player for Dominican College and currently serves as a coach for Dominican.

Luis Angeles

Staff Coach

Luis played professionally in Peru. Luis also holds a USSF National License and an Argentinian Federation Coaching License.

Eliseo Guisfredi

Staff Coach

Eliseo played for the Academy Team of River Plate (Argentina) and was the highest scorer at Seton Hall University. Eliseo then played professional in Russia, Jordan and Costa Rica.

Ilyas Tasci

Staff Coach

Ilyas was a solid performer for Montclair State University. Ilyas holds an NSCAA premier diploma and is a staff coach at Nyack College.

Kaz Tekelani

Staff Coach

Was a stellar player at Ridgewood H.S. and Ramapo College. Kaz also went on a playing trial with the professional club FC Nuremberg in the German Professional League.

Steve Hunal

Staff Coach

Steve was a standout with Fair Lawn H.S. and with Arsenal World Class. Steve holds a USSF Coaching license and has led premier youth teams to the state championship.

Jim Soltmann

Staff Coach

Jim serves as the head coach at Pascack Hills High School and led his team to success by garnering the playoffs at the county and state levels.

AJ Aliprantis

Staff Coach

AJ had a stellar career at East Stroudsburg University and currently serves as a staff coach for Pascack Hills High School.

Shawn Tekelani

Staff Coach

Shawn helped Drew University as a stellar defender and holds an NSCAA Regional Diploma. As a premier youth coach, Shawn has won 2 state championships.

Josephine Gugliana

Staff Coach

Josie was an all-county and all-state selection at Paramus High School. Josephine went on to play for Princeton University.

Danielle Cibelli

Staff Coach

Danielle was a standout goalkeeper for Paramus High School. Danielle competed at the collegiate level for Marist University.

Eduardo Macheno

Staff Coach

Eduardo played in the Ecuador National League and also held the South American track and field record in the 400 meters. Eduardo also specializes in speed and quickness.

Santiago Montufar

Staff Coach

Santiago played professionally with Deportivo Cuenca in Ecuador and holds a USSF national license.

Carlyle Myrie

Staff Coach

Carlyle played professionally with the Long Island Roughriders and was the head coach at Fair Lawn High School.

Peter Morisco

Staff Coach

Trainer and coach of NJ ODP, select, club and high school teams. Peter has served as the head coach at Teaneck H.S. and Hasbrouck Heights H.S.

Glen Haug

Staff Coach

Glen served during his collegiate career as a player for Bloomsburg University. He is currently the head girls coach at Paramus High School.

Ashley Clarke

Staff Coach

Ashley led IHA to the state championship while earning All American honors. Ashley was an All Big East selection at Seton Hall and played professionally with Boston in the Women’s Pro League.

Stefani Uthman

Staff Coach

Led Lakeland Regional HS as an All Conference player, and was a stellar performer for Rutgers University. Stefani also played for US Parma.

Ashlee Burt

Staff Coach

Ashlee was an All State player at IHA, before becoming a 3 year captain at the University of Miami and earning All ACC Academic Honors.

Sam Rodriguez

Staff Coach

Sam was a stellar defender at Paramus High School and Rowan University, and is currently the head coach at Elmwood Park High School.

Ivan Rojas

Staff Coach

Ivan played as a youth player in Mexico. He went on to have an excellent career with Arsenal World Class.

Hugh McCarthy

Staff Coach

Hugh played in the Jamaican 1st Division and with the Jamaican National Team. He also has coached the Jamaican Youth National Teams.