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Travel Soccer Coaches

Director of Coaching



  Jim Clementi
  •   Director of Coaching

Jim Clementi was named Director of Coaching for the club in 2016.  In addition to his role with Greenbush Soccer Club, Clementi works as an assistant men’s soccer coach at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in a full-time capacity, where he helped lead RPI to the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. 

Prior to arriving at RPI, Clementi worked as the lead assistant coach at Ramapo College of New Jersey for the men’s soccer program.  During this time, Clementi also worked as a head coach for Torpedoes Soccer Club. 

Clementi previously served as the Head Boy’s Varsity Soccer Coach at Hawthorne High School in 2012 and 2013 and was named the 2013 NJIC Colonial Coach of the Year.

Clementi also served as a coach for the ENYYSA Olympic Development State Staff, where he trained players focusing on technical and tactical development.

As a player, Clementi was a four year member of the Ramapo College Men’s Soccer program, captaining the team for three seasons.  He started all 61 games he was available for and was an NJAC All-Conference selection in 2009 and 2010.

Prior to his collegiate playing career, Clementi helped lead the Shawnee High School soccer team to a 27-0-0 record capturing the NJ Group III State Championship and SJ Coaches Tournament Championship in 2006. 

Clementi graduated from Ramapo College in 2011 with a degree in mathematics.  He completed his master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University – Irvine in 2015. 

Clementi holds an Advanced National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.  



Coach Beattie


  Robert Beattie
  • Head Coach U12 Girls
  • Asst Coach U15 Boys


Coach Beattie has been with the Greenbush Club since 2007 and has been coaching travel soccer since 2013.  Most recently he was head coach of the U11 girls.  Robert is also an assistant coach for the U12 and U14 girls, and the U14 boys.  Robert holds a USSF National “F” license and a Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma. 
  Tom Bruno
  • Head Coach U13 Girls
  • Head Coach U15 Girls
Coach Cintron


  Norberto Cintron
  • Head Coach U12 Boys
  • Asst Coach U12 Girls White
Coach Cintron has previously coached rec soccer for the Greenbush Soccer Club, and in the spring of 2016 became the assistant coach for the U11 Boys travel team. He became head coach of the U12 Boys team for the 2016/17 season.  Norberto grew up playing soccer in Florida, Panama, Virginia, Germany, and Hawaii. In High School Norberto played 3 years at Wurzburg American High School (Germany) while also playing club soccer for Sommerach. He completed his senior year of high school playing for Hardaway High School (Columbus Ga). Norberto played college soccer for both Berry College in Rome, Georgia and Hawaii Pacific University. Norberto currently holds a USSF F license.
  Mattia "Tia" Cornell
  • Head Coach U10 Girls
Coach Cornell is entering her first year with the Greenbush Soccer Club.  She is a recent graduate of Canisius College, in Buffalo, NY, where she was a four year member of the varsity soccer team.  Prior to Playing for Canisius, Coach Cornell played five seasons of varsity soccer at Schoharie High School.  She played her club soccer at Blackwatch Premier from 2007-2012.  Coach Cornell holds a USSF F license.
  Paul Dunham
  • Goalkeeper Coach


Coach Dunham is in his first year with the Greenbush Soccer Club as a goalkeeper coach.  After coaching both boys and girls of different skill levels (high school and club U15 - U23) for several years, he advanced to collegiate coaching.  He is currently serving in his third season as Union College's men's goalkeeper coach.  One of his first trainees was his son, Chris, who during his playing career advanced from high school to collegiate to NPSL goalkeeping.  To date, coach Dunham holds an NSCAA National License, NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1,2, and 3 Licenses, USSF D, E, and F Licenses, and a NYSPHSAA certification.

Coach Giugno


  Matt Giugno
  • Head Coach U13 Boys
  • Asst Coach U12 Boys
Coach Giugno has been involved in coaching soccer for over 30 years at all levels from U8 through U23. He holds a USSF E and D license, NSCAA Goalkeeper 1 certificate, NSCAA State Certificate and NSCAA Small-Sided Certificate. Over 20 of Coach Giugno's players have gone on to play collegiately in Divisions I, II, and III, with a few playing professionally in the USL and professional indoor leagues.
Coach Jones


  Ryan Jones
  • Head Coach U14 Boys
  • Head Coach U15 Boys
Coach Jones is returning for his 3rd year with the Greenbush Soccer Club.  Coach Jones is an Assistant Soccer Coach for the RPI Men's Soccer Team and is the Varsity Boys Assistant Soccer Coach at Columbia High School.  In 2014, Coach Jones guided RPI Goalkeeper Robert Dewald to ECAC and Liberty League Defensive Player of the Year honors.  Prior to starting his coaching career, Coach Jones played collegiately as a goalkeeper at Syracuse University and in the PDL for the Albany Highlanders and Western Mass Pioneers.  Before College, Coach Jones was part of the Shenendehowa High School Soccer team that won the 2005 State Championship.
Coach Lurie


  Eric Lurie
  • Head Coach U11 Boys
Coach Lurie is entering his second season as a travel coach at Greenbush Soccer Club.  Previously, he has coached rec soccer for the GSC and the Burke Athletic Club in Burke, VA.  As a player, Eric was a goalkeeper and two year starter at both Penfield High School and the University of Buffalo.  Over the years, Eric has been an assistant coach and goalkeeper coach at the club, high school, and college level in both NY and MA.  Eric holds a USSF "E" license, NSCAA Level 1 Diploma, and a Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma.
Coach McDonald
  Patrick McDonald
  • Head Coach U12 Girls Green
Coach McDonald is entering his first season as a travel coach at Greenbush Soccer Club.  Prior to coming to the travel program, Coach McDonald was a coach in the GSC rec program for 5 years and a rec coach at Brunswick Soccer Club for 2 years.  He also has over 10 years of coaching experience at the travel, modified, and JV levels, and is currently the head coach of the boys varsity soccer team at Taconic Hills High School.  As a player, Patrick was a 4 year player at the high school level and a three time Section X All Star. Coach McDonald is a certified NYSPHSAA coach and holds a USSF F license.
  Steve Meleco
  • Asst Coach U13 Boys
Coach bio coming soon...
Coach Mingle


  Craig Mingle
  • Asst Coach U11 Boys
Coach Mingle is entering his second season as an assistant travel coach at Greenbush Soccer Club. Previously, he has been a head coach and assistant coach at the rec. soccer level for the Greenbush Soccer Club. As a player, Craig was a four year starter as a midfielder for Utica College. Craig holds a USSF National “F” license.
  Mike Schafer
  • Head Coach U17 Boys
Coach bio coming soon...
  Dana Schneider
  • Head Coach U10 Boys
Coach bio coming soon...
Coach Stranahan


  Bob Stranahan
  • Head Coach U14 Girls
Coach Stranahan is entering his first season as a travel coach at Greenbush Soccer Club.  He is also his second year as the head coach of the girls varsity soccer program at Rensselaer City School District. Coach Stranahan currently hold a USSF F license and is in the process of obtaining his USSF E license.


  Stephen Wendel
  • Head Coach U13 Girls
Coach bio coming soon...

Bobby MacDonald

  • Assistant Coach

         U10 Girls

         U12 Boys

Coach MacDonald has coached both recreational and indoor soccer in past seasons. Bobby is coaching with the U10 girls travel team, and assisting with the U12 boys this season. He holds a USSF "E" coaching license, and a NSCAA level 1 diploma. Bobby is also a current board member of the Greenbush Soccer Club who sits on the travel, finance and field committees