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.
Matt MonesDirector of Coaching
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
USC Premier Diploma

Matt Mones is Assistant Coach & Recruiting Coordinator for Brown University Women’s Soccer. He has over 15 years of coaching experience at the youth and college levels, and holds a United States Soccer Federation B License as well as a Premier Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Adrian Blackadar
Adrian BlackadarDirector of College Development - Boys
Assistant Men’s Coach, Johnson & Wales University
Assistant Coach, Johnson & Wales University
USC Advanced National Diploma
Former Assistant Coach, Wesleyan University
Former Assistant Coach, Brown University
Four-year player, Clark 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 2020-21

Carl Africo
Carl Africo2002/03 Boys
Head Coach, Central Falls Boys Varsity
USC Regional C
Head Coach, Explosion FC Girls 2009-2014
Head Coach, Explosion FC Boys 2012-2014
Eder Baptista
Eder Baptista2010 & 2011 Boys
Jeffrey Carreira
Jeffrey Carreira2006, 2010, 2011 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
Rui Miguel Fortes
Rui Miguel Fortes2005 Boys
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 Lee2009 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
Andre Martins
Andre Martins2009, 2010, 2011 Girls
USSF C License
USC National Diploma
Assistant Coach, Goucher College Men’s Soccer
Former Bryant University Asst Womens’ Coach
BS in Physical Education
Daniel Martins
Daniel Martins2006 Girls & 2004 Boys
Morgan McBrier
Morgan McBrier2004 Girls
Three-year player, Salve Regina University
One-year player, Iona College
Former player, Tidal Wave FC
Former player, Rhode Island Rays United
Matt Mones
Matt Mones2008 Girls, 2002/2003 Boys
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 Osorio2002/03 Boys
USC Advanced National Diploma
Jaime Perez
Jaime Perez2008 Boys and 2006 Girls
Boys Varsity Coach, Rogers High School
Paul Quadros
Paul Quadros2009 Girls
Paulo Rodrigues
Paulo Rodrigues2005 Boys
Ray Rossi
Ray Rossi2009 Boys
Joshua Sousa
Joshua SousaGoalkeeping and 2012/13 Boys
Assistant Coach, Wheaton College
Kayla Thompson
Kayla ThompsonGoalkeeping
Division 1 Goalkeeper, Brown University
Former Player, West Virginia University
Former Player, Lonestar Soccer Club
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
Laura Williamson
Laura Williamson2004 & 2003 Girls
Former Head Coach Women’s Soccer, Whitman College 2014-2019
Former Head Coach Vassar College
Former Asst Coach Stevens Institute of Technology
USSF National B License
Orlando Zarone
Orlando Zarone2007 and 2008 Boys