Allstar Academy Staff

Coach Gus

Program Director

Coach Kirsten

Allstar GK Coach

Coach Nate

Allstar Coach

Coach Patrick ``Pato``

Allstar Coach

Coach Omid

Allstar Coach

Coach Tom

Allstar Coach

Coach Mackie

Allstar Coach

Coach Fabrice

Allstar Coach

Full Allstar Staff


Coach Elly :

Coach Elly

Elly has been coaching with Brit-Am for several seasons in the Tots, After-School and K-1st Programs. She played locally for DC Stoddert and at Albert Einstein High School where she was captain of the varsity team. In her career, she has played both forward and defense. Elly is currently studying for a business degree. In addition to her coaching, Elly has worked with children  as a camp counselor, Best Buddies partner, nanny and as camp coordinator.  Elly is currently working toward her USSF E-license.

Coach Sasha :

Coach Sasha

Coach Sasha comes to Brit-Am with years of playing experience. He grew up in Rockville, playing for Potomac Soccer club and Magruder High School. In 2013 he played with Spartak Smalyavichy a team from Belarus, in the Fragaria Cup tournament in Presov, Slovakia. Coach Sasha also has experience as an assistant coach with Alianza Lima youth summer soccer programs. He now studies at the University of Maryland and plays for the Maryland Men's Club Soccer team. Coach Sasha currently coaches with Brit-Am's Tot's program.

Coach Khalil :

Coach Khalil

Coach Kahlil grew up in the Washington, DC area playing competitive soccer for Team America Premier (VA). He continued his soccer career throughout college as a member of the Pennsylvania State University Men’s Club Soccer Team. He graduated with a B.S. in Kinesiology (Movement Science). Coach Kahlil is currently the head junior varsity soccer coach at the Holton-Arms school in Bethesda and continues with his soccer playing career in the local leagues including the Washington Premier League and Maryland Majors. Coach Kahlil has previously coached for Montgomery Soccer Club (MSC) and The Maret School. He currently holds a USSF E License and currently working on his USSF D - License. Coach Kahlil coaches with Brit-Am's tots program, summer camps and skills clinics.

Coach Marc :

Coach Marc

Coach Marc has been coaching at Brit-Am since 2009. He is an MSYSA "E" Licensed coach with over a decade of experience working with players ages 2-25. In addition to coaching, Coach Marc has played locally for Bullis High School. He has also served as a broadcaster for Fox Soccer, US Soccer and as a writer for MLS. Coach Marc also has a masters degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Coach Blaine : Personal Trainer

Coach Blaine

Personal Trainer

Blaine has been a personal trainer for 7 years and he is NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Certified and is a NASM CES (National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist), Coach Blaine also has an additional focus as a NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist. Blaine was a Division I cross country runner at Virginia Tech and was also a member of the crew team while there. Blaine’s main focus is in endurance as well as speed and agility training, and has backgrounds in rehabilitation and sports injury work.

Coach Kirsten :

Coach Kirsten

Coach Kirsten grew up in Germantown, MD. She played locally with Damascus Soccer Club and went to St. John’s College High School in Washington, DC. While at St. John’s the four-year varsity goalkeeper won two conference championships and attained All-Conference and First Team All-Met accolades. After high school, she played Division I college soccer for three years at UNC-Greensboro before finishing out her career at George Mason University where she was a starter and a captain. Coach Kirsten is a goalkeeper coach with Potomac Soccer Association and the Brit-Am All-Stars teams. She enjoys sharing her love of soccer with others and is currently coaching in the Tots, After-School, K-1st, team trainings and goalkeeper programs. Coach Kirsten is working towards her coaching and goalkeeper licenses.