Adam Pfeifer and Sam Alden are the Head and Asst. Men's Soccer Coaches at Norwich University. Pfeifer enters his second full season in charge following successful stints at Northeastern University and Middlebury College, while Alden is in his 5th year with the Cadets. The team finished second in the league last year, losing the conference final in PK's. Click for the Norwich University Men's Soccer Schedule.
Also at Norwich is Staige Davis, who has returned to finish school and play as a part of the Norwich Men's team. Asked about this opportunity, Davis said "Playing for Adam and Sam was too good of an opportunity to pass up."
Brad Cole is the Director of Soccer Operations for the UVM Men's Soccer Team, after captaining the team during his playing days. There have been plenty of changes to the coaching staff this year, but the Catamounts still find themsevles off to a good start. Click for the UVM Men's Soccer Schedule.
Playing at UVM are FP coaches Mikel Kabala (UVM Captain), Patrick McCue, and Alex Popovich.
Jared Cipriano is the new Assistant Women's Soccer Coach at St. Michael's College, who are off to their best start in recent history. Click for St. Michael's Women's Soccer Schedule.
At CVU, Stan Williams leads the Girls Varsity program. Now in his fifth year, Stan has been able to put his mark on the program and has a crop of young talent coming up through the program, which will ensure the Redhawk Girls continue to be a powerhouse in the coming years. Click for CVU Girls Soccer Schedule.
Rob Cole has taken over the CVU Boys Soccer program. As a player, Rob was a standout at Far Post and Middlebury, before starting his coaching career at the club and serving as the Head Coach of the SB Girls program for 2 years. Rob is assisted by Far Post Coach Andy Borah, who also grew up playing for the club. We wish Rob and Andy luck in their first year and have no doubt they will take this program to new heights. Click for CVU Boys Soccer Schedule.
Taking over the SB Girls program from Rob is another Far Post coach, Cory Payson. Cory has established himself as a very succesful Vermont HS coach, having served as the Head Coach at Winooski and then Milton HS Girls Varsity. Cory is assisted by Lindsay Austin-Hawley. Click for SB Girls Soccer Schedule.
Nate D'Aversa is in his first season as the SB Girls JV Coach and is off to an impressive start. Nate coached for Capital Soccer Club for a couple of years before joining Far Post at the start of the 2016/17 season.
Kevin Barber has taken over the Essex High School Varsity Girls Soccer Team from long time coach Bill O'Neil. Barber will be looking to rebuild after a couple of tough years for EHS as they look to return to the top in a competitive Metro Division. Click for Essex Girls Soccer Schedule.
Tim Kaleita remains as the Head Coach of the BFA Fairfax Boys Varsity Program, where he continues to build the program. Click for BFA Fairfax Schedule.
And of course we have Club Director Todd Kingsbury anchoring our Fall Programming at Far Post with the help of Ray Campanile, Brad Cole, Noah Goss-Woliner, Lindsay Kingston, Celia Cadwell, Macie Sicard, Kelsey Detwiler, Alan Brown, Nick Hasenecz, and others. We can't say enough about the work that these coaches do with our U6-14 players over the months of Sept-Oct.
We urge you all to get out and check out some games if you can. We are so fortunate to have such a talented and driven staff and are looking forward to the year ahead!
*Photo credit: Williston Observer.