Professional Coaching

Bruno United provides professional coaches who are committed to excellence. Bruno's coaches are chosen for their knowledge of the game and their ability to work with and communicate with young players. Bruno’s coaches are organized, professional, and prepared for every practice session and match. Bruno United was founded by the men’s soccer coaching staff at Brown University and continues to work with the coaches of this national recognized college program.
Alex Herlich
Alex HerlichDirector of Soccer Operations
USC National Diploma
USC Director of Coaching Diploma
Former Assistant Coach, Clark University
Four-year player, Clark University
Howard Lukoff
Howard LukoffDirector of Youth Development Programs and Camps
USSF National B License
USC Director of Coaching Diploma
USC Advanced National Diploma
USC Advanced Goalkeeping Diploma
Former Assistant Women’s Coach, Salve Regina University
Former Head Women’s Coach, Bryant University
Trevor Banks
Trevor BanksDirector of College Development - Boys
Associate Head Men’s Coach, Brown University
USSF National A-Senior License
USC Advanced National Goalkeeper Diploma
Former Assistant Coach, Villanova University
Ashley O'Brien Heidelberger
Ashley O'Brien HeidelbergerDirector of College Development - Girls
Assistant Coach, Bryant University
Former Assistant Coach, University of Hawaii
USC Advanced National Diploma
USSF National B License

Bruno United Coaching Staff 2019-20

Eric Aaronian
Eric Aaronian2001/02 Girls
Varsity Boys Coach Moses Brown School
USC National Diploma
Former Assistant Women’s Coach Tufts University
Former Girls Varsity Coach Phillips Exeter Academy
Carl Africo
Carl Africo2001/02 Boys
Head Coach, Central Falls Boys Varsity
USC Regional C
Head Coach, Explosion FC Girls 2009-2014
Head Coach, Explosion FC Boys 2012-2014
Trevor Banks
Trevor Banks2001/02 Boys
Associate Head Men’s Coach, Brown University
USSF National A-Senior License
USC Advanced National Goalkeeper Diploma
Former Assistant Coach, Villanova University
Eder Baptista
Eder Baptista2010 Boys
Adrian Blackadar
Adrian Blackadar2006 Girls, 2002/01 Boys
Assistant Coach, Johnson & Wales University
USC Advanced National Diploma
Former Assistant Coach, Wesleyan University
Former Assistant Coach, Brown University
Four-year player, Clark University
Abby Carchio
Abby Carchio2001/02 Girls & 2009/2010 girls
Four-year player and senior captain, Brown University, 2016-2019
Coach, Brown University Women’s Soccer Camps
Coach, Lakeville Youth Soccer and Barrington Youth Soccer
Jeffrey Carreira
Jeffrey Carreira2006 and 2010 Boys
NFHS Certificate
Youth Coach, Pawtucket Storm
Eric Delgado
Eric Delgado2003 Boys
Youth Coach, Pawtucket Storm
Player, Johnson Wales University
Joaquim Depina
Joaquim Depina2006 Boys
NFHS Certificate
Player, Rhode Island Reds, 2012-2014
Player, RI Stingrays, 2005-2007
Edwin Diaz
Edwin Diaz2008 Boys
Boys Varsity Coach, Rogers High School
Amanda Dodds
Amanda Dodds2011 Boys
Sunderland AFC Community/Academy Coach
University of Sunderland Ladies team coach
The FA Coaching Certificate
National Women’s Football Academy in England
Captain of University of Sunderland Ladies team
Rui Miguel Fortes
Rui Miguel Fortes2004 Boys
Marc Goulet
Marc Goulet2001/02 Boys
Ashley O'Brien Heidelberger
Ashley O'Brien Heidelberger2003 Girls
Assistant Coach, Bryant University
Former Assistant Coach, University of Hawaii
USC Advanced National Diploma
USSF National B License

Luke Hovey
Luke Hovey2003 Boys
USC National Diploma
Assistant Coach, Johnson & Wales University
Former Coach, RI-ODP Olympic Development Program
Former Player, UMass Lowell and Bryant University

Matthew Lee
Matthew Lee2008/09 Boys
USSF F License
NFHS Certificate
Asst Coach, Lincoln HS Boys Varsity 2016-present
Four-Year Player Springfield College 2002-06
Captain, Springfield College
Ernesto Lopes
Ernesto Lopes2004 & 2006 Boys
NFHS Certificate
Assistant Coach, Shea High School
Player, Rhode Island Stingrays
United States U23 Amateur Select Team
Cape Verde U21 Team
Howard Lukoff
Howard Lukoff2008 and 2004 Girls; Director of Youth Development
USSF National B License
USC Director of Coaching Diploma
USC Advanced National Diploma
USC Advanced Goalkeeping Diploma
Former Assistant Women’s Coach, Salve Regina University
Former Head Women’s Coach, Bryant University
Andre Martins
Andre Martins2011 and 2010 Girls
USSF C License
USC National Diploma
Bryant University Asst Womens’ Coach
PE Teacher, Saint Raphael Academy
BS in Physical Education
Daniel Martins
Daniel Martins2006 Girls
Morgan McBrier
Morgan McBrier2011 Girls and Goalkeeping
Three-year player, Salve Regina University
One-year player, Iona College
Former player, Tidal Wave FC
Former player, Rhode Island Rays United
Natalie Monaghan
Natalie Monaghan2008 Girls
Matt Mones
Matt Mones2009 & 2010 Girls
Assistant Women’s Coach & Recruiting Coordinator, Brown University
Former Assistant Women’s Coach & Recruiting Coordinator, Yale University
Former player, Marist College and Boston College
USSF B License
NSCAA Premier Diploma
Charles Osorio
Charles Osorio2003 & 2004 Boys
USC Advanced National Diploma
Jaime Perez
Jaime Perez2008 Boys
Boys Varsity Coach, Rogers High School
Paul Quadros
Paul Quadros2009 Girls
Paulo Rodrigues
Paulo Rodrigues2006 Boys
Ray Rossi
Ray Rossi2008/09 Boys
Joshua Sousa
Joshua SousaGoalkeeping and 2011 & 2012/13 Boys
Assistant Coach, Wheaton College
Gabriel Toro
Gabriel Toro2004 Boys
Head Coach Men’s Soccer, CCRI 2009-Present
New England Soccer Hall of Fame Inductee
USC National Diploma
Four-year starter, University of Rhode Island
Former Player Rhode Island Stingrays
Orlando Zarone
Orlando Zarone2007 and 2008 Boys