2017 ODP COACHES
2000/01 BOYS – AMORY HOUGHTON
Coach Houghton is the assistant men’s coach for St. Joseph’s College. He played collegiate soccer at Division II Franklin Pierce University, where he was a four year contributor as a midfielder for the Ravens. He earned various honors, including NE-10 All-Tournament Team, NCAA All-Tournament Team and NE-10 All-Conference accolades, and tallied 13 goals and 12 assists in his collegiate career. As a junior Coach Houghton helped lead Franklin Pierce to the NCAA DII Final Four withe best record (21-1-1) in program history. Coach Houghton is in his second year coach premier soccer and currently holds his US Soccer D license.
2002 BOYS – MATT WILLIAMS
Coach Williams is the assistant men’s coach and Goalkeeping coach for Colby College. Prior to that, he was an assistant coach at Wright State University while playing for the Dayton, Ohio pro team. Coach Williams was the USL’s goalkeeper of the week 10 times and was the league leader in saves three years in a row. As a player at the University of Cincinnati, Coach Williams earned Big East All-Conference Third Team honors in 2010 after posting nine shutouts. He had 20 shutouts in his Bearcat career. Prior to college, Williams was an all-state goalkeeper at Cheverus High School posting a .47 goals against average as a senior. He was an assistant coach at Cheverus in 2011 and 2012.
2003 BOYS – ALAN CURTIS
2004 BOYS – MICHAEL KELLER
Coach Keller is the head men’s coach for the University of Southern Maine. His 11 year tenure at USM continued in 2006 after serving as the head men’s coach at Maine Maritime Academy for seven years, and as head coach/athletic director at Thomas College for five years. Since 2005 Coach Keller has coached two LEC Offensive Players of the Year, one Defensive Player of the Year, and one Rookie of the Year, and 23 times, players have been recognized with All-Little East honors. He is a past Director of ODP for Soccer Maine and holds an Advanced National Coaching Diploma from the NSCAA.
2005 BOYS – MATT WILLIAMS
See 2002 Boys coach bio.
2000/01 GIRLS – JENELLE HARRIS
Coach Harris is the head women’s coach for St. Joseph’s College for the past three years. Following her first season, Harris was selected as the GNAC Coach of the Year, becoming the first rookie head coach at St. Joseph’s to win the honor since 1990. Coach Harris played for four years at Centenary College in Shreveport, LA, a Division I program at the time, and went on to coach at the high school level for six years. She has coached premier soccer in Maine since 2007. Coach Harris holds a US Soccer A License, the highest level a coach can attain.
2002 GIRLS – MJ BALL
2003 GIRLS – TODD SNIPER
2004 GIRLS – KIARAN MCCORMICK
Originally from Ireland, Kiaran grew up paying for Irish professional club Dundalk FC and made his professional soccer debut at the age of 16. He was also a trial player for famed English clubs Manchester United, Stoke City, and Derby County. Kiaran came to the US in 2003 on a soccer scholarship for Division I University of Vermont. He finished his college career for the University of Maine at Orono, and continued to play at the semi-professional level until 2013, when he began to compete on the Pro Obstacle Course Race circuit. Coach McCormick holds a US Soccer C license and currently coaches the Gray-New Gloucester High School Girls soccer team. He is a certified Exercise Physiologist and works with players/athletes of all ages in an individual setting.
2005 GIRLS – KRISTIE ZARRILLI
Coach Zarrilli is the assistant women’s coach at St. Joseph’s College. She played four years of collegiate soccer at Division I University of New Hampshire, where she received many honors, and has played two seasons for the women’s Premier Soccer League. This past season she was voted a league all star. Zarrilli spent two seasons coaching with the Gorham High School Girls program. She currently also coaches premier soccer and holds a US Soccer D license.