The WSC director Sam Kuros
Enters his 17th season as the head coach of the UMass men’s soccer team as the most successful coach ever in program history. Under his guidance, the Minutemen have won three regular season Atlantic 10 titles, one Atlantic 10 Tournament title and made their only NCAA Tournament appearance. Koch has compiled a 154-98-23 overall record in Amherst, recording 11 winning seasons During his tenure in Amherst, the 20-year head coaching veteran has produced a two-time All-American in Jeff Darren (2001-02), a two-time Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Year, two Atlantic 10 Rookies of the year, an Atlantic 10 Tournament MVP, 14 All-New England selections, 42 All-Atlantic 10 players, 20 Academic All-Atlantic 10 honorees, and 17 Atlantic 10 All-Tournament picks.
WSC QUALIFIED COACHES
The Woodstock Soccer Club (WSC) staff will feature an all-star collection of the nation’s top collegiate, club, and scholastic coaches. The collective knowledge and experience of the staff will help develop the skills and soccer know-how of the next generation of soccer stars. Enhancing the learning experience are the demonstrations of skill and playing ability by University of Massachusetts top players. The WSC staff will include co-director Roger McCarthy, University of Massachusetts Men’s Soccer Assistant coach. Coach McCarthy enters his fourth year with both the University of Massachusetts Men’s Soccer program and the WSC. Also entering their fourth years are both John Harris and Tom Babboli, University of Massachusetts assistant coaches. Coach Harris is specifically responsible for running the goalkeeper portion of the WSC camps and clinics.
On and off the field the Woodstock Soccer Club (WSC) offers the best supervision for participants. Certified athletic trainers are on duty 24 hours a day. They will provide immediate medical attention to anyone who is injured or becomes ill, and will attend to all general athletic training needs. During the residential academy the trainers and coaches will be staying in the same dormitory as the campers. All activities are closely supervised.