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.

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.

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.

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.

John Hill

Bethesda Soccer Club
September 2022- Present
U-10 Girls Blue

Frederick Community College Women’s Team – Assistant Coach

July 2022 to present
Assist the head coach with training (occasionally running sessions), match day preparations, recruiting, and
helping players find a four-year school after graduation.
Potomac Soccer Association – Head Coach
August 2013 to present
Head Age Group Coach for Girls U9 and U10 teams through 2020. From 2020 to 2022 Head Age Group
Coach for 2007 girls.
Washington Spirit Youth Academy (Super Y)
June 2013 to December 2018
Coached the 2006 & 2007 Girls Teams. Responsible for preparing all training sessions and game
management. In December 2018 my 2006 team traveled to Florida to compete in the Super Y National
Championship tournament.

Brendan Mayer

As a player, Brendan played college soccer at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he was a Division III First-Team All-American and MIAC Player of the Year in 2001, All-Region selection from 2000 – 2001, and First-Team All MIAC selection from 1999 – 2001. Brendan captained Macalester his Senior year and was a starter all four years while Macalester claimed three conference championships and played in the NCAA national tournament.

Brendan played youth soccer in Virginia for the Braddock Road Youth Club and Springfield Youth Club and he was a four-time state champion. He also captained the WT Woodson Cavaliers his Senior year and earned All-Met honorable mention. Brendan has experience coaching at the youth level for the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association, Middle States Soccer Camps, and as a Peace Corps volunteer in Honduras. He also has 16+ years of professional experience coaching and mentoring teams in a business setting and he is a strong advocate for applying lessons from team sports to personal, academic, and professional settings.

Albert Oni

Albert Oni is a native of Silver Spring Maryland where he grew up playing soccer at the club, high school, college, and professional levels. After college, Albert joined the Washington Warthogs. Albert completed his playing career with the Baltimore Blast. Albert has coached girls on the ODP, club, WAGS, and Region 1 levels for over 12 years. He was the head coach of Mercy HS varsity girls for 8 years, where he was named Baltimore Sun’s Coach of the Year in 2009. Albert was the head coach of the ASA Chesapeake Charge Womens’ WPSL team from 2010 to 2012 earning WPSL East coach of the year in 2011. He was an asst coach for the Towson Women’s soccer team from 2010 to 2012. Albert is currently the head coach for the Severn School girls varsity soccer program in Severna Park.

Oni has been training local youth players and teams for over 20 years. He focuses on technique, a tactical understanding of the game, and team concepts in a fun and productive learning environment. It integrates teamwork with special attention to individual players.

Festus George

Festus George has been coaching for over 25 years. In that time he has developed some of the top players in the DC Metro area. A former professional player has taken his immense talent and brought it to the youth game where his teams are known for their technical prowess.


  • 14 men and 4 women playing professionally in the US and abroad
  • More than 50 boys and girls playing on the Collegiate level within the US
  • Won 4 state cups in Maryland, 1 state cup in Virginia, 2 Regionals and 1
  • Nationals cup.  As a High School coach, I won 1 Regional and 1 State Final cup.
  • Played professionally for nine years in various positions with 2 MVP medals in the league championship and 1 CISL League championship cup
    • 2nd Division – SV Meppen (Germany)
    • Indoor – Washington Warthogs, Harrisburg Heat
    • MLS – Miami Fusion, Columbus Crew, Raleigh Flyers

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