During 2014-15, the Capital Soccer Club Staff has become even bigger and stronger than ever before. Placing a priority on player and team development, the Capital SC coaches are teachers of the game who understand the importance of education, economical training, healthy competition, vision planning, communication, organization, and a willingness to strive and succeed. Throughout Vermont, Capital SC is known for possessing a unique value in which the players are challenged; yet supported in a dynamic and creative atmosphere.
2014-2015 Capital SC Staff Bio’s
Peter Kim – One of the founders of Capital Soccer, Peter is the head coach of the nationally-ranked Middlebury College Women’s Soccer Program, where he is the winningest coach in the program’s 40 year history. During his tenure, the Panthers have advanced to the post season every year, including three trips to the NCAA Round of 16. He has been named NESCAC Coach of the Year three times, and his players have consistently earned regional and national recognition both on and off the field. He also serves as Director of Coaching and Player Development for Capital Soccer Club, which he co-founded in 2001 after the successful launch of Capital Soccer’s summer camps and indoor programs in 1999. He has coached every age group within CSC, and his teams have won numerous league, tournament, and state cup titles, and earned a 4-4-4 record in the Region I Championships. He currently holds his USSF “A” License, NSCAA Premier Badge, and is both an Associate National Staff member of the NSCAA and a Region I Staff Coach for USYSA Olympic Development Program. He earned his Masters Degree in Public Administration at UVM, where he received the Marshall E. Dimock Award for Academic Excellence and Professional Leadership. He has served on the board of directors for the Vermont Youth Soccer Association, Vermont State (Adult) Soccer Association, and the Vermont Amateur Soccer League. Peter played his collegiate soccer at UVM before an injury ended his career after his sophomore year. He returned to the field after college to spearhead what became the three-time Founder’s Cup champion Capital SC men’s team, and created and co-founded the state’s top amateur league, VASL. In addition, Peter has traveled extensively, examining youth systems in Brazil, Chile, the Netherlands, Germany, and Scandinavia. His coaching career got its start right here in Central Vermont, with the Barre Amateur Soccer Association, Spaulding HS, and Montpelier HS, before earning his way into the college ranks a decade ago. Peter lives with his wife, Brianna, and their 11-month old daughter, Eloise, in Shelburne.
George Cook – Co-Founder of Capital Soccer, George has a long and successful list of coaching accomplishments in his soccer career. After graduating from Castleton State College, where he captained the team in 1993, he began his collegiate coaching career at his alma mater. Then, in 2003, he became an assistant coach with the University of Vermont women’s team, eventually becoming the program’s interim Head Coach in 2006. Prior to coaching in college, George was one of Vermont’s most successful high school coaches at Montpelier High School. There, his teams earned two trips to the state title match, and he was named Vermont State Soccer Large School Coach of the Year in 2000. He has coached both boys and girls teams with Capital Soccer Club since co-founding it in 2001, developing numerous players who went on to compete at the college level. Growing up in Manchester, CT, he played club soccer for the renowned Oakwood Soccer Club, one of the top club programs in the US, and later joined the staff at his former club. He holds a USSF “A” License and NSCAA Premier Badge. He also earned his Master’s Degree Educational Leadership from the University of Vermont, and is currently the Community Based Learning Program Coordinator at U-32 High School. George lives in Montpelier with his wife, Carrie, and their two children, Cameron and Alex.
Eric Bagley – Eric is one of Capital’s longest-serving staff members, having joined the program in 2002. Since then he has coached numerous successful teams for the club, and established himself as one of the premier coaches in the area. As one of Vermont’s most successful high school coaches, he took the Montpelier High School Girls program to new heights in his eleven years running the program compiling a 129-39-14 record along with winning two State Championships. Along the way, he has garnered recognition as the 2007 Vermont High School Large School Coach of the Year, 2011 Division II Coach of the year, and was named Capital Division Coach of the Year three times. Eric holds an Advanced National Diploma from the NSCAA, and a USSF National “D” License.
Steph Haddox. Coach Haddox joined the Capital staff in 2004 while she was still a player on the University of Vermont women’s team, and has gone on to become one of the state’s top coaches. She played youth soccer for the renowned Rochester Ravens before earning a scholarship to UVM, where she led the team from the center of the back and served as captain in her senior year. That year, Steph was honored with UVM’s prestigious “Female Athlete of the Year” Award. She went on to serve as an assistant coach with the UVM women’s program for three years. She spent two years honing her coaching skills as an assistant coach with Capital SC, then promptly led her U17 Girls team to the Vermont State Cup championship in her first year as head coach in 2009. Since then, Coach Haddox has developed players as head coach of both boys and girls teams at Capital, and is now in her third year as a state head coach in the Vermont Olympic Development Program. She holds her National Diploma from the NSCAA, Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from UVM, and she is a Certified Massage Therapist and owns Balance Massage Therapy in Waterbury, VT.
Don Haddox. Originally from northern Ohio, Coach Haddox moved to Vermont in 2003, where he has coached the Harwood Union HS boys team for the past nine seasons. In that time, his high school teams have earned one Vermont Division II State Championship, one State Runner-up, and four additional final four appearances, and he has been recognized as the Capital League Coach of the Year three times. He joined Capital SC’s staff in 2009, receiving the Club’s “Impact Award” in 2013, and also serves as a head coach in Vermont’s Olympic Development Program. Before arriving in Vermont, Don played youth soccer in Ohio for AC Puma and Internationals Soccer Club before moving into the collegiate ranks to star at the DIII Top-20 program Hiram College (after a short stint at national powerhouse University of Akron) where he was twice named captain and recognized on the All-Conference team. After college he played three years in the Lake Erie Semi-Pro League with GFS and the Cleveland Caps. He holds his Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Akron, and has earned his National “D” License from the USSF, an NSCAA National Diploma and an NSCAA Level 1 Goalkeeping Diploma. Don works full-time as an engineer for the VT Agency of Natural Resources and lives in Waterbury with his wife (and fellow Capital SC Senior Staff) Stephanie.
John Dellipriscoli. Originally from Montpelier, John played for Montpelier High School where he was a two-time all-state performer and the 2004 Capital League Player of the Year. After high school, John went on to play NCAA Division 1 soccer at Manhattan College in the Bronx, NY. As a Jasper he was a three-time MAAC All-Academic performer and captained the team his senior year. After earning a B.A. in Economics from Manhattan, John moved to Tulsa, OK as an Americorps member in the Lasallian Volunteers program. In Tulsa, he was the athletic director of San Miguel Middle School and an assistant coach for the nationally ranked Bishop Kelley High School girls’ varsity soccer team, winning a 5A state championship in 2011. After serving two years in Tulsa, John moved to San Francisco, CA where he attended the University of San Francisco. At USF, he served as a graduate assistant for the men’s soccer program and was also a staff coach for SoccerInsight. In May 2013, he earned his M.A. in International and Development Economics and currently works full-time as an economist at Economic & Policy Resources, Inc. in Williston, VT. John holds a USSF National “D” License and has been a long time summer camp and clinic coach for Capital Soccer, as well as a player for the Capital men’s team. Last season he coached the Capital U-9 Futbolista’s program and the U-18 girls’ team.
Matt Monteil-Williams. Originally from Washington, DC, Matt moved to Vermont to attend Johnson State College in 2007, where he played both soccer and rugby. Matt’s enthusiasm, intensity, and giving spirit made him an instant favorite among players when he joined the club in 2010, and he has since earned his USSF “D” License while developing his coaching skills as assistant coach to Peter Kim and Steph Mead over the past two seasons.
Chad Koenig. Another local soccer standout, Chad played for Harwood Union High School before moving on to compete at Johnson State College. A true sport professional, he studied exercise science and physical education, and now works for the Sports Academy in Waitsfield. He joined the Capital staff in 2011, coaching with our U15 Boys and U11 Girls teams.
Joe Yalicki. Joe played soccer for Harwood Union High School before attending The University of New Hampshire where he focused on Marketing and Sports Studies. He has worked as a camp counselor at Lotus Lake Camp in Williamstown, VT for the past 9 years. He spent the fall as an assistant coach for the Harwood varsity boys team. Joe coached the U15 boys and U17 girls last season with Capital.
Rob Moran. Coach Moran got his start coaching in the Barre Amateur Soccer Club. After 6 years coaching he took over as the main administrator and coordinator. He continues to be part of the Barre Organization as a board member and Secretary. During his time with Barre, Coach Moran started coaching boys soccer at Spaulding High School. He is currently the Boys Varsity coach and has been with the program for 18 years. During his time at Spaulding Rob has been named coach of the year for the Capital league twice and has secured the Capital league Championship. Coach Moran is back with Capital after taking a few years off after the birth of his Daughter Mollie. He continues on to his 4th year with the club. He brings a love and passion for the game and is excited to be back with Capital Soccer. Rob currently holds his USSF National D License.
Caroline Dellipriscoli. Caroline graduated from Montpelier High School in 2011 where she played varsity soccer all four years and helped her team to a Division II state championship in her freshmen year. Caroline went on to play NCAA Division I soccer at Long Island University in Brooklyn. Her team won the NEC tournament and played a round in the NCAA. She then transferred after her freshman season to UVM where she is now a senior in the Nursing program. Caroline worked as a manager with the Women’s Varsity Soccer team during their 2012 season. She now plays for the UVM women’s club soccer team, who recently played at the National Club tournament in Tennessee. She has been a member of Capital Soccer since a U-12 and began coaching with the club during high school.
Owen Koucky. For the past eight years Owen Koucky has played for Capital Soccer Club. In 2013, Owen completed Capital’s internship program working with the U10 Youth Academy. He is very excited to be joining Capital’s coaching staff for the upcoming season. Owen hopes that he can use the knowledge that he has gained during his time with Capital to benefit this year’s U10, U11, and U12 players.
Outside of soccer, Owen is a senior at Montpelier High School. He enjoys competing for Montpelier’s nationally ranked Scholar’s Bowl team, working as a waiter at Westview Meadows in Montpelier, and playing tennis.
Dan Miller-Arsenault. Originally from Vermont, Dan played college soccer at Div. II Florida Southern College for a year before transferring to the University of Colorado. After majoring in English, he taught ESL for two years in the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas before moving back to Vermont. He has taught English at Montpelier High School for twenty years, and for his first nine years, worked as an assistant with the girls soccer program under George Cook. He has worked part-time with Capital Soccer in the past, but this is his first year coaching with the U10 team.