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Lynn Jarosi

Jarosi grew up playing soccer in Ohio. She was captain of the Region II ODP team and competed in the regional championships with her high school club team and the National Championships with her club team in college.
She played D1 collegiately at SMU in Dallas, TX, where she was a four-year starter and captain her senior year. She held the record for most single-season assists. SMU reached the NCAA Final Eight in her junior and senior years.

Jarosi’s coaching experience includes being the women’s assistant coach at the University of Maryland from ‘94-97 and coaching at the club level. She holds a National C license and is a Professional School Counselor at Walter Johnson High School.

Chris Johnson

Coach Johnson brings over 30+ years of coaching experience at all levels, including clubs, ODP, and colleges.  He was the former Club coach of Maryland United FC from 2013 to 2023 and the former RL-Zone Coordinator for the Elite Clubs National League’s U12-U14 teams. Before coaching with the ECNL club, Johnson served as a coach for the Freestate Soccer Alliance Youth Club from 1994 to 2013. During his time with Freestate, Johnson won the 2010 MD State Cup Championship and coached multiple players who went on to play for Division 1 college and National teams. During a stint with his youth girls ‘ teams, he had 5 US Youth Nationals from the same team.
He has served as the youth coach for past and present MLS and NWSL players, Division I college players, and US National team players. He is currently the head coach for the USL-W Pre-Professional  Women’s team for the Patuxent FC program.
Johnson attended Bowie High School, winning a state championship in 1987. As a youth player, his Club team earned a final appearance in the National Youth Club Championship Series in 1990.
Johnson attended and lettered at the University of Maryland, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences. He played professionally for the Baltimore Bays before turning to coaching.

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Matt Freibaum

Matt was a three-year starter at York College of Pennsylvania in his playing days, where he was named an All-Conference forward. He also spent two collegiate seasons at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), competing in the second round of back-to-back NCAA Tournaments.

After graduation, Matt spent two years coaching youth soccer in Maryland with Coerver Coaching. He worked with youth boys and girls of all ages to improve their technique and directed summer soccer camps across the DMV.

In 2019, Matt served two years as a Division 1 first assistant at Wofford College in South Carolina. In 2021, he joined the women’s soccer staff at American University, where he is entering his 4th fall season as an Assistant Coach and Director of Player Development. He currently holds his US Soccer C-License.

Matt is a former Bethesda Soccer Club youth player and grew up in Mt. Airy, Maryland.

Abou Ceesay

Coach Ceesay has a diverse background and experience as a player and coach. As a native of The Gambia, he was among the youngest to play in The Gambian league and on the Under 17 National Team. During that time, he traveled to compete in other African countries such as Senegal, Mail, Guinea Conakry, etc. At 18, Ceesay migrated to the United States to join his parents. He has been a member and player (as an offensive midfielder) of the D.C. Gambians Soccer team for over 20 years. He received various awards during his tenure, including being the leading goal scorer and best player in the tournament. For the past few years, Ceesay has coached the Young D.C. Gambians team in multiple tournaments nationwide, leading to championship wins in Georgia, North Carolina, and Florida. With his experience, Ceesay will help further develop the Bethesda Soccer Club teams and lead them to championship success in their regional competitions.

Alex Allen

Alex played for Bethesda for 6 years in the DA system – the predecessor of MLS Next. He went on to play 4 years of Division 1 Soccer at UC San Diego, captaining the team and gaining All-Conference honors his senior year. His coaching philosophy is centered around developing technical, confident, intelligent players, and most importantly, fostering joy for the game. He is a teacher in MCPS at Blair High School.

Zach Weidman

Weidman joins Bethesda after previously spending two seasons as a graduate assistant at the University of the Cumberlands. During the spring 2021 season, Weidman led the Patriots to their first Mid-South conference title and an appearance in the NAIA National Tournament Quarterfinals. UC finished the spring with a No. 6 ranking in the final national poll, the highest ranking in program history.

Primarily responsible for the goalkeepers, he directed the unit to one of their most successful seasons between the posts. In the spring 2021 campaign, the keepers recorded nine shutouts (seventh-most in NAIA) and 14 wins, the most since 2010 for the program. At UC, he coached an NAIA All-American and 15 All-Conference performers.

A native of Concord, Mich., Weidman played at Spring Arbor University. He played four seasons with the Cougars and boasted a .833 record as a goalkeeper. While at Spring Arbor, Weidman served as the men’s soccer representative on the Student-Athlete Advisory Council and was the team’s NAIA Champion of Character.

Weidman holds his USSF D License and a CoachTech Analytical Analysis Diploma.

Parnell Hegngi

Coaching Experience

Enrolled in UEFA ‘C’ License from Germany

TuS Wesfalia Wethmar Youth Teams

Luener SV Youth Teams

DeMatha Catholic High School Varsity Associate Head Coach: 4 Years

DeMatha Soccer Academy Technical Director: 4 Years

Washington Capital United U15-U19 Age Group Director: 2 Years

Playing Experience

Bethesda Mavericks

DeMatha Catholic High School Varsity: All-Met, All-Conference

The Ohio State University: Big Ten All-Conference

Played Professionally in Germany: SC Westfalia Herne, Luener SV, Rot Weiss Essen, Westfalia Wickede

Alex Sripattra

Alex began playing soccer for local clubs such as Pachuca and Olney at a young age. In 2014 he debuted as a professional soccer player for Club Bolivar in Bolivia. He later transitioned to play for the SoCal Reds (UPSL) for a few years until ending up in Australia playing for Sydney FC in 2018.Since then, Alex has pursued his coaching career, coaching teams at all various levels and age groups. He currently holds a USSF National ‘C’ Coaches License.

Monica Tarzy

Monica Tarzy, a former Bethesda player and current MCPS teacher, has been coaching for over 12 years.

Coaching Experience:

  • Coaching license: National “D” License and Juventus Italy Coaches Certification
  • Years of coaching experience: (12 years)
  • Juventus DCMetro (3 years)- U12s, U17s, U15s
  • Churchill High School JV head coach (5 years)
  • Richard Montgomery Varsity head coach (6 years)
  • Pivotal Play soccer training (7 years)
  • Potomac Soccer Club Head coach u10s and U11s (4 years)

Youth Playing Experience & Awards:

  • Bethesda Soccer Club player (6 years)
  • Potomac Soccer Club player (5 years)
  • WAGS level (Washington Area Girls Soccer League)

Collegiate/Professional Playing Experience:

  • Club Soccer, University of Maryland (4 years)

Licenses: USSF National “D” License, Olympic Development Diploma.