- Over 20 years coaching experience
- Currently on the soccer coaching staff at William Penn Charter School
- Before coaching at Penn Charter, Mike coached soccer at Roman Catholic High School
- Mike also has over 15 years club soccer coaching experience with LMSC and Lighthouse
- Mike has won three indoor state cup championships with two different teams LMSC Boca (2) and LMSC 24/7 (1)
STEVE H. BARON
- Currently head coach for The William Penn Charter School’s boys junior varsity team
- Previous EPYSA Coach of the Year
- Over 30 years coaching experience at the professional, collegiate, ODP, high school and youth levels
- National Youth Soccer License
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Level I Instructor in the American Coaching Effectiveness Program
- Non-Psychiatrist Consultant to World Psychiatric Association Division of Exercise and Sport
- Co-Authored several books and book chapters on exercise, sport, depression
STEVE J. BARON
- Over 15 years coaching experience
- Former Head Goalkeeper Trainer and Co-Founder Player Development Program for soccer club in Doylestown
- Former goalkeeper and JV soccer coach for The William Penn Charter School
- Former assistant coach at Immaculata University
- 5 years club coaching experience
- 3 year starting goalkeeper at The University of Chicago
- 3 year starter at Penn Charter, team MVP and First Team All-Interac
- 5 year ODP player
- Played semi-professionally in Philadelphia, had trials with AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper coach and professional offers in Germany and Poland
- Currently a staff physical therapist in Jenkintown, having received Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree at Arcadia University
- Goal keeper coach for Quaker Elite Soccer Club
- Penn Charter JV coach and boys varsity GK coach
- 10+ years of GK coaching experience for several area clubs
- Penn Charter alum, former league MVP and all-state senior year
- Member of Eastern PA ODP state team that finished 3rd in country (2009)
- FC Delco alum and Outdoor State Cup Champion
Having a great deal of experience in both coaching and officiating, George holds a Pennsylvania State Soccer License and is a Licensed Referee. George has trained with professional clubs including Club Liniers in Argentina and played for Club Bella Vista during the summer of 2006. Some of George’s other accomplishments include:
- Elizabethtown Soccer – 2005
- League Champions. Team
- Conference leading goal scorer
- First Team All-Mac Conference
- Conference Player of the Week Fall 2006.
- University of Delaware Soccer 2004 – 2005.
- Haverford High School
- All State
- 4 year varsity starter
- Team Captain 2001 – 2002.
- All-Southeastern PA
- 2001 – 2002
- Central League 1st Team
- All Delco 1st Team
- Main Line Times 1st Team
- Main Line Life 1st Team.
- Team Leading Scorer 2001 – 2002 Seasons.
- 4 Year Leading Scorer with 45 goals.
- PSC Coppa – State Outdoor Cup Finalists.
- West Chester United Soccer Club – State Outdoor Cup Finalists.
- Eastern Pennsylvania ODP – 2002
- Region 1 ODP Champions, National Champions.
- International Experience
- Club Linears (Argentina 1995-2002)
- Club Bella Vista (Argentina 2006).
- Former Waldron Mercy Academy Head Coach
- College experience – University of Delaware & Elizabethtown College
- First Team All-Conference at Elizabethtown
John is the strength and conditioning coach for Quaker Elite Soccer Club. John is also Chair of the Health & Physical Education Department for The William Penn Charter School and the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.
ABAYOMI “YOMI” AWODESU
In addition to coaching soccer and futsal for Quaker Elite, Yomi is also President and Director of Coaching for neighboring Germantown Soccer Club.
Yomi is a graduate of Temple University’s Sports Management program and has loads of youth soccer coaching experience in the City of Brotherly Love.