COACHES

Saint Paul Blackhawks Soccer Club

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COMPETITIVE COACHES – BOYS

Carlos Albornoz

Carlos Albornoz

  • Coach since 2016
  • Grassroots License
  • Former Assistant Varsity Coach, Saint Paul Central Boys Soccer
David Albornoz

David Albornoz

  • Coach since 2008
  • USSF Grassroots License
  • Head Coach, Varsity Boys, St. Paul Central High School
Joseph Bell

Joseph Bell

  • Coach since 2019
  • St Mary’s University Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach
  • UEFA C License
  • USSF D License
  • FA Talent ID License
Andi Bilani

Andi Bilani

  • Coach since 2011
  • UEFA C License
  • Maranatha Christian Academy Varsity Coach
  • Founder and President of Vlora FC semi-pro soccer club
Joe Crosby

Joe Crosby

  • Coach since 2000
  • USSF E License
  • Head Coach, JV, St Paul Central
Kevin Iragaba

Kevin Iragaba

  • Bio coming soon
Jeremy Iwaszkowiec

Jeremy Iwaszkowiec

  • Coach since 2004
  • Bethel University Men’s Soccer, Head Coach
  • USSF C License
Meng Lee

Meng Lee

  • Coach since 2011
  • USSF D License
Radouane Mellouky

Radouane Mellouky

  • Bio coming soon
Iba Ndaw

Iba Ndaw

  • Coach since 2016
  • USSF Grassroots License
  • Varsity Boys Assistant Coach, Gulf Coast Texans
  • Mobile Rush Soccer Girls
Andrew Njogu

Andrew Njogu

  • Coach since 2019
  • Prior coaching experience with JOTP
Alex Giles Quiroz

Alex Giles Quiroz

  • Profile coming soon

COMPETITIVE COACHES – GIRLS 

Abri Armenta

Abri Armenta

  • Bio coming soon
Andi Bilani

Andi Bilani

  • Coach since 2011
  • UEFA C License
  • Maranatha Christian Academy Varsity Coach
  • Founder and President of Vlora FC semi-pro soccer club
Gregory Engel

Gregory Engel

  • Bio coming soon
Hayley Engel

Hayley Engel

  • Coach since 2014

  • Coached at Mahtomedi, Eastridge, and Blackhawks soccer clubs

Kristen Epperly

Kristen Epperly

  • Bio coming soon
Jamie Hagg

Jamie Hagg

  • Coach since 1990
  • USSF Grandfather Clause
  • Masters in Education
  • Coached Varsity Teams at multiple high schools
Sara Johnson

Sara Johnson

  • Youth soccer coach since 2005
  • University of MN – Director of Operations Women’s Soccer and Men’s Golf
Megan Kaczmarek

Megan Kaczmarek

  • Coach since 2016
  • USSF B License
  • United Soccer Coaches Advanced National
  • Hamline University Assistant Womens Soccer Coach
  • TC Sala Futsal Staff Coach
Iba Ndaw

Iba Ndaw

  • Coach since 2016
  • USSF Grassroots License
  • Varsity Boys Assistant Coach, Gulf Coast Texans
  • Mobile Rush Soccer Girls

JUNIORS COACHES – BOYS

Joseph Bell

Joseph Bell

  • Coach since 2019
  • St Mary’s University Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach
  • UEFA C License
  • USSF D License
  • FA Talent ID License
John Batsimba

John Batsimba

  • Coach since 2023
  • FC 105, USB (GABON, Africa) former semi-pro player
  • Former FC Minneapolis semi-pro player
Adrian Ferrier

Adrian Ferrier

  • Coach since 2016
  • USSF C License
  • USYF level 2 license
  • Varsity Assistant coach and JV head coach at Cretin-Derham Hall.
  • Coached Varsity Boys in CA
Ben Gaddis

Ben Gaddis

  • Coach since 1991
  • USSF National B License
  • USSF National Y License
  • 1990 McGuire Cup National Champion
Roberto Hernandez

Roberto Hernandez

  • Coach since 2013
  • USSF Grassroots License
Fernando Jimenez

Fernando Jimenez

  • Coach since 1995
  • USSF National Youth and C License
  • NSCAA Goalkeeper Course Level 1
Gerard Lagos

Gerard Lagos

  • Coach since 1990
  • US Soccer B License
  • US Youth National Team Player
  • 1999 MN Thunder National Champion
Chou Lee

Chou Lee

  • Bio coming soon
Garrett McDermott

Garrett McDermott

  • 3rd year coaching for BHK (5th year overall)
  • 10+ years of playing experience at BHK
  • Grassroots license
  • Former St. Paul Central assistant coach
Carlos Moreno Maya

Carlos Moreno Maya

  • Coach since 2008
  • Certified  Professional Coach with Soccer Federation of Mexico
  • Blackhawks coach since 2017
Saul Rosales

Saul Rosales

  • Coach since 2013
  • DOC at JOTP
  • USSF D License
  • Minneapolis South Assistant Varsity Coach
James Soe

James Soe

  • Coach since 2020
  • Founder of (Become A Lion) personal soccer trainer

  • USSF D license

  • SFA (UEFA)

  • USYF 2

  • Karen Football Association (Academy Advisory)

  • Assistant Varsity Coach and Talent Development, St. Paul Central Boys
  • Former Como high school varsity assistant coach (2022)

John Swallen

John Swallen

  • Coach since 2000
  • USSF B License
  • Varsity Girls Coach, Mounds View High
  • Goalkeeper Director and Boys Academy Coach, MTA 

JUNIORS COACHES – GIRLS

Javier Cruz

Javier Cruz

  • Coach since 2008
  • USSF C License
  • Head Coach, Varsity Boys, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
  • TC Sala Academy Coach
Lili Hagg

Lili Hagg

  • Blackhawk player 2001-2015

  • Coach since 2012

  • USSF F License

  • Saint Paul Central High School Coach since 2019

     

Megan Kaczmarek

Megan Kaczmarek

  • Coach since 2016
  • USSF C License
  • United Soccer Coaches Advanced National
  • Hamline University Assistant Womens Soccer Coach
  • TC Sala Futsal Staff Coach
Kelsie Sargent

Kelsie Sargent

  • Coach since 2015
  • HS coach at Eastview High School