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COACHES

Saint Paul Blackhawks Soccer Club

COMPETITIVE COACHES – BOYS

Carlos Albornoz

Carlos Albornoz

  • Coach since 2016
  • Grassroots License
  • Assistant Varsity Coach, Saint Paul Central Boys Soccer
Carter Albrecht

Carter Albrecht

  • Coach since 2014
  • UEFA B License
  • United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma

  • Varsity Head Coach, Cretin-Derham Hall Boys Soccer

  • UPSL Head Coach, Vlora FC

Joseph Bell

Joseph Bell

  • Coach since 2019
  • UEFA C License
  • USSF D License
  • US Soccer Grassroots & SFA Level 1, 3
  • Varsity Assistant and JV Head Coach, Boys Soccer, Humboldt 
Andi Bilani

Andi Bilani

  • Coach since 2011
  • UEFA C License
  • Highland Park Boys Varsity Coach
  • Coached Semi-Pro Vlora FC team
Ahmed Charai

Ahmed Charai

  • Coach since 1995
  • Head Coach, JV Boys, Mahtomedi 
  • Coached at SPA, Woodbury, Washington and Humboldt
Joe Crosby

Joe Crosby

  • Coach since 2000
  • USSF E License
  • Head Coach, B Squad, St Paul Central 
Meng Lee

Meng Lee

  • Coach since 2011
  • USSF D License
Seth Natala

Seth Natala

  • Coach since 2016
  • USSF E License
  • Future Stars Soccer Association, Program Coordinator
John Pucci

John Pucci

  • Coach since 2013
  • USSF C License
  • Varsity Boys Head Coach, Humboldt
  • Macalester College Assistant Coach
  • Karen Men’s National Team Goalie coach
Russ Turner

Russ Turner

  • Coach since 2013
  • USSF E License
  • Asst. Varsity Coach; Head Freshman Coach, St. Paul Central Boys

COMPETITIVE COACHES – GIRLS

Viktor Adamcsek

Viktor Adamcsek

  • Coach since 2014
  • Director of Coaching – St. Paul Blackhawks since 2008
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
  • Club coaching with Hopkins and Northern Lights
  • Varsity Boys Head Coach at Cretin Durham Hall
  • Assistant Coach Women’s St. Olaf
Andi Bilani

Andi Bilani

  • Coach since 2011
  • UEFA C License
  • Varsity Boys St. Paul Highland Park
  • Coached Semi-Pro Vlora FC team
Jamie Hagg

Jamie Hagg

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

Karah Lodge

  • Coach since 2014
  • USSF Grassroots License
Iba Ndaw

Iba Ndaw

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

Chris Scanlon

  • Coach since 2002
  • USSF B License
  • Assistant Coach, Bethel University Men’s team
  • Varsity Coach Mounds View Boys,  U of MN Men’s Club Coach 
  • ODP Head Coach

JUNIORS COACHES – BOYS

Carter Albrecht

Carter Albrecht

  • Coach since 2014
  • UEFA B License
  • United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma
  • Varsity Head Coach, Cretin-Derham Hall Boys Soccer
  • UPSL Head Coach, Vlora FC
Joseph Bell

Joseph Bell

  • Coach since 2019
  • US Soccer Grassroots & SFA Level 1, 3
  • Varsity Assistant and JV Head Coach, Boys Soccer, Humboldt
Brian Catrine

Brian Catrine

  • Coach since 1998
  • National Futsal instructor with USYF
  • USYF International and USSF National Youth Diploma
  • USC Advanced National Diploma
  • USC Goalkeeper 1 Certification
Adrian Ferrier

Adrian Ferrier

  • Coach since 2016
  • USSF D License
  • 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
Garrett McDermott

Garrett McDermott

  • Bio coming soon
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

  • Bio coming soon
James Soe

James Soe

  • Bio coming soon
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
Ben Gaddis

Ben Gaddis

  • Coach since 1991
  • USSF National B License
  • USSF National Y License
  • 1990 McGuire Cup National Champion
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
Fitsum Tegene

Fitsum Tegene

  • Coach since 2012
  • USSF D License
  • UEFA C License
  • CAF B License
  • Assistant Coach, Augsburg University Men’s Soccer Team
Victoria Vargas

Victoria Vargas

  • Coach since 2017
  • USSF C License
  • Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach, University of St. Thomas