NEWARK - COACHES

JIMMIE WANDLING

GENERAL MANAGER

CEDAR STARS BERGEN GIRLS 2008 GREEN

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TEAMS

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KIERAN PATRICK

DIRECTOR OF COACHING

CEDAR STARS BERGEN GIRLS 2008 GREEN

Coach Kieran joined CSA in June 2016 after previously working with Soccer Domain Football Club (Technical Director) and Montclair Kimberly Academy (Girls Head Varsity Soccer Coach) and was awarded Essex County Coach of the Year for High School Girls in 2015.  Kieran has earned the following qualifications - United Soccer Coaches National Diploma, USSF D License and United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching Diploma.

 

In England, Kieran was awarded a BSc (Hons) in Sport & Exercise Science from Leeds Metropolitan University (2001) and his playing experience included representing Great Britain Colleges u19 (1997). In addition to working with CSA Newark, Kieran is also an assistant Varsity Coach at St Benedict’s Prep.


TEAMS

2006 Green (Head Coach) and 1999 St Benedict’s Prep (Assistant)

CLINT CASO

COACH / ADMINISTRATOR

CEDAR STARS BERGEN GIRLS 2008 GREEN

Coach Clint, also Cedar Stars Academy – Logistics and Player Management (Director) for the Newark Division, has been with CSA – Newark since 2015, and is accredited with USSF F license and United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching Certificate.

 

Clint played youth soccer for New York Red Bull Academy & St. Benedict’s Preparatory, excelling to go on to play NCAA Division 1 collegiate soccer at the University of New Hampshire and the University of Akron . His coaching experience includes St. Benedict’s Preparatory Varsity team.


TEAMS

Coach Clint will be coaching the 1999 and assisting the 2000 team for the 2017/2018 season.

DAWINSON CHERY

GOALKEEPER COACH

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TEAMS

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JAVIER VELAZQUEZ

COACH

CEDAR STARS BERGEN GIRLS 2008 GREEN

Coach Velazquez has been with CSA Newark since CSA Newark inauguration year on 2013, and is accredited with USSF B license.

 

Velazquez played youth soccer in Uruguay. Played HS soccer in St. Benedict's Prep. and The Lawrenceville School, and college soccer in Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Then, he played with Jersey Dragons and Jersey Riptide in USL.

 

His coaching experience includes many teams in Jersey such as ISC, DOL, Holmdel and Millburn. Also, he coached Dwight Morrow HS for 10 years.


TEAMS

Coach Javier will be coaching the 2005 Green and 2006 White from CSA Newark for the 2017/18 season.

 

SYLVERS OWUSU

COACH

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TEAMS

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EDDIE OPOKU

COACH

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Bringing more than 2 decades of soccer experience.  Eddie played for the west regional Ghana team in 98/99, earning his way to the 1999 Milo Western Regional Finals and winning. With over 5 years of coaching experience, Eddie joined the CSA family and continued to coach for both the academy and St. Benedicts Prep School.  He brings his USSSF C LICENSE, Coerver Youth Diploma and Soccer Management Scouting with him.

 

FRANKLIN NWIGWE

COACH

CEDAR STARS BERGEN GIRLS 2008 GREEN

Coach Franklin has 8 years of coaching experience under his belt. Prior to Cedar Stars Academy, Coach Franklin started his coaching career with Alberston Soccer Club in Long Island, NY where he facilitated training sessions for U5-U10 boys and girls. In addition, he has also coached the St. Benedict’s freshman team during the 2015 and 2016 fall season. 

Coach Franklin has 20 plus years of playing experience at various levels throughout the country, from NCAA Div 1, New Jersey ODP and in the USL PDL Eastern Conference.

Coach Franklin joined the Cedar stars family in 2014/2015 and has coached u8s to u13.


TEAMS

Current coach of Boys 2007 White & Boys 2008 White.

 

JAMIE CLELAND

COACH

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TEAMS

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GARY ADAIR

COACH

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With over a decade of coaching experience, Coach Adair started coaching at Madison High School boys and soon lead them to win the Morris County championships in ’09.  A graduate from the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, England, he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Science/Physiology in 2003. He also received his United Soccer Coaching Premier Diploma and US Soccer National ‘A’ License which helped him earn his coaching position at CSA as the ’01 Newark boys coach.  He is also currently the assistant coach at Kean University.

 

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