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Coaches & Trainers

Angelo DiBernardo was born in Argentina and is a former United States Olympic and National Team player. His background in soccer is extensive and includes having 27 Caps (International Matches) with the U.S. National Team and was a member of both the 1980 and 1984 U.S. Olympic Team.  He played professionally for 9 years, 6 years with the New York Cosmos where he played along side some of the greatest players who ever played the game such as Pele, Beckenbauer, Cruyff, and Chinaglia. Angelo has coached at the professional, collegiate, high school, and youth levels. He has been teaching at Waubonsie Valley High School for the past 30 years and he is the head coach of the WVHS boys soccer program. He was named High School Sectional Soccer Coach of the Year in 1994 and 1998 and was a finalist for the Coach of the Year Award for 1998. Angelo was recently chosen to the All Century College Team by Soccer America and to the NCAA All time 50th Anniversary Team. He has a USSF "B" license. 

Rudy Keller is a College All-American and received the Intercollegiate Hall of Fame Award. He has worked with youth soccer players for the last 30 years, was the boys head soccer coach at WVHS for 8 years, and is a USSF licensed coach. Rudy coached the ASC U14 boys team to the Classic I Division championship in 2000, beating clubs such as the Magic and Sockers.   He also coached the boys U11 ASC Rebels to the 2002 State Cup Championship. Rudy currently coaches and trains the girls U13 team.

Paul DiBernardo was born in Argentina and developed his soccer skills there. As a youth he was a member of the senior Chicago Sparta Soccer Club when he moved to the U.S. in 1972. Paul played at Indiana University from 1981 thru 1984 and won the NCAA  national championship in 1982 and 1983. Paul was the 1984 college player of the year. He played professionally for the Minnesota Strikers (NASL), Louisville Thunder(AISL) and the Ft. Wayne Flames (AISL). Paul has a USSF "B" license and has worked in youth soccer for the last 20 years. He also served two years with the Indiana ODP coaching and training a number of the Indiana ODP teams.

Dale Malmstrom has worked with youth soccer players for the last 22 years. He was instrumental in starting the Oswego Soccer Program and has coached youth teams with the Magic Soccer club. Dale has coached boys and girls and was the assistant coach at Oswego High School for the girls program.

Steve Rapley has worked with youth teams for the past 20 years. He founded the Sparta Girls Soccer Program in 1977. He has worked with he Warrior Soccer Camp for the past 5 years and was the assistant coach for the boys soccer program at Downers Grove North High School. 

Jose Fleita was born in Argentina and played for Independiente in the Argentine 1st division. In 1998 Jose played with he Chicago Stingers and won the National Championship. Jose has studied and learned his soccer in one of the best soccer nations in the world. He is great at teaching our players basic soccer skills and is currently works with our junior program.

Ambakisye Somola has played for the University of Benedictine. He was the assistant coach of the men and women soccer teams. Sammy has worked with youth teams in the Naperville and Lisle areas for the past 15 years. "Sammy" has been an Assistant Coach with the boys and girls programs at WVHS.

Diedja Barretto: Born and raised in Brazil. Known as Di-Di (pronounced Gi-Gi). Di-Di played goalie professionally in Brazil. She played for the Brazilian National and Olympic teams for 15 years. Although Di-Di position as a player was goalkeeper, she teaches and demonstrate the skillful South-American game. Di-Di is one of our goalie trainers.

Michael Bock: Michael played and learned his youth soccer in the Naperville area. An alumni of Waubonsie Valley High School and Indiana University. He is a member of the WVHS Hall of Fame. National champion with Indiana University and his amateur soccer club. Michael has coached the WVHS boys summer teams and also other youth
level teams with ASC. USSF licensed.

Andy Turner:    Coaches boys soccer at Waubonsie Valley High School and works with learning disabled students in district 204.  He is a two time All American and two time National Champion at the College of DuPage. Has worked with preschool children and is currently training our preschool and kindergarteners as well as a traveling team at ASC.

Joe Pizzo:  Born and raised in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.  Learned the game of soccer in his native country.  Played for the youth developmental teams of Palermo F.C. in Italy.  Joe has trained and coached our current boys U10 and U11 teams and also trains our goalies.  Joe is a USSF licensed coach.

Scott Huerter:  Grew up playing in various leagues in Kansas City, KS,. Played high school soccer (goalkeeper) for Raytown High School, MO. Set school record for shutouts.  Played club soccer at the University of Kansas.  Started working with the various youth leagues in Lawrence, KS during the late 80's and early 90's. In 2003 began working with the  Fox Valley Park District Leagues. Came to ASC in 2006.  He holds a USSF License and has trained and coached the current ASC U10 and U11 Rebels for the past 4 years.

The ASC staff is dedicated, experienced and enthusiastic !

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