Meet The Coaches

Coaches Group Photo

Sean Chase

SHAWN CHASE, Head Coach

Shawn has been with Packer Soccer Camps since 1986 as a camper, CIT, Coach and Head Coach. He is a graduate of Trinity Catholic High School where he was a 4 year varsity starter and All FCIAC Selection. He was also a member of FC United Soccer Club. Shawn graduated from Merrimack College in 2002 with a degree in Chemistry and Math and has been teaching and coaching Varsity Soccer at Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, MA for the past 5 years. He is also a USSF Licensed Official.


Louis Elneus

LOUIS ELNEUS

Louis is the Founder and Director of Haiti Lumiere de Demain ("Light of Haiti"), a non profit organization providing school books & solar powered flashlights for the children of Haiti. Packer Soccer Camp donates proceeds from the camp to this fine organization. Louis has been coach at Packer Soccer Camp for 12 years.

Louis graduated from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT, where he spent four years playing soccer. Following college he was the assistant women's coach at the Univ. of Bridgeport for two years, then assisted men's coach Josepf McGuigan at Sacred heart.

For the past three years Louis has coached the Rowayton Women's Soccer League as well as various youth programs and individual players.

A Certified Athletic Trainer will be on site each day.




CURRENT COACHES

Ian Anderson

IAN ANDERSON

Ian began playing soccer at age 3 in the Rowayton Youth Soccer Program. He has been a member of travel teams with Rowayton Rec, NJSA and NCSC within Norwalk along with Chelsea Piers CT and NOGA/CT Select, in addition to inter-scholastic play for the past 5 years at both Fairfield Country Day and at St. Luke’s. Ian has been at Packer Soccer Camp for over a decade, as a camper for 6 years before becoming a CIT for 3 years and Assistant Coach for 1 year.


Michael Altamura

MICHAEL ALTAMURA

Michael was elected captain of the Stamford High School Soccer Team and was nominated to the all FCIAC West team. He also plays for the Stamford Hurricanes travel team and has been captain for the past 5 years. He has been a CIT for 2 years and coach for 1 year at Packer Soccer Camps.


Megan Bradley

MEGAN BRADLEY

Megan has been playing soccer for 12 years. She played for various Norwalk travel teams for 5 years and was on the Brien McMahon varsity team for 3 years. She has been a "Packer" camper, CIT, and coach. She will be attending Colgate University and will continue playing there.


Dana Bradley

DANA BRADLEY

Dana has been playing soccer for 12 years and is currently on the Brien McMahon High School team. She has attended Packer Soccer Camp as a camper, a CIT and for two years, and Grasshopper coach for 1 year. She plans to play mid-field for Brien McMahon this coming fall.


Andrew Langalis

ANDREW LANGALIS

Andrew’s soccer career started with the Rowayton Youth Soccer Program at age 3 and later included 2 undefeated seasons on a Rowayton Rec. travel team, in addition to playing travel soccer with Norwalk A and on into high school where he made the St. Luke’s Varsity team his freshman year. He attended Packer Soccer Camps for 4 years, before working as a CIT and Assistant Coach for 3 years. Andrew is now one of our Coaches.

Gaby Lopez

GABY LOPEZ

Gaby was first introduced to the sport of soccer 9 years ago and has played on teams at Convent of Sacred Heart for the past 3 years. She attended Packer Soccer Camps for several summers as a camper before becoming a CIT for 3 years. For the past 2 summers, Gaby has been an Assistant Coach with the 5 – 11 year olds program in addition to being part of our Grasshoppers coaching staff.


Drew Losito

DREW LOSITO

Drew started playing soccer at age 5 in the Darien Youth Soccer Association, then continued with A teams in the Darien Travel Soccer Program up until his junior year in high school. He was on two league championship teams during his travel soccer years and played a variety of positions before joining Darien High School’s Varsity Team. Drew attended Packer Soccer Camp for 4 years, is a camp MVP award winner and has been on the coaching staff for the past 5 years, first as a CIT and now as a Coach.


C.J. Morsey

C.J. MORSEY

CJ played soccer for 8 years in Rowayton and at Brien McMahon High School. He was a camper for 2 years and a CIT for 2 years before moving into the position of coach. He has been a coach for the past 5 years and has taken on the additional responsibility of coaching the Grasshoppers Program. He is currently a student at The Lee Strasberg Film and Theatre Institute in NYC. CJ is very popular with campers, their parents and his fellow coaches.


Kyle Murray

KYLE MURRAY

Kyle has been playing soccer for 12 years, including 4 years on the Stamford High School team. He played travel soccer for the Stamford Hurricanes for 4 years. He has been a camper, CIT and coach for 2 years.


Colby Scovel

COLBY SCOVEL

Colby played 7 consecutive years with the Rowayton Youth Soccer Program beginning at age 6, culminating with travel games on a Rowayton Rec. team before joining Brien McMahon High School’s JV squad where he has played both goalie and defense. He attended Packer Soccer Camps for 3 years and has been on staff as a CIT for 3 years and as an Assistant Coach for 1 year.


Riley Thompson

RILEY THOMPSON

Riley has been playing soccer for 12 years in and around Norwalk. He started for the Brien McMahon High School’s JV team as a freshman and sophomore, serving as JV team captain. He has played for various travel teams for 8 years including NJSA and Everton and currently plays for CFC Chelsea. Riley attended Packer Soccer Camp for 2 years and has been a CIT for 3 years and an Assistant Coach for 1 year.


Bryce Trinka

BRYCE TRINKA

Bryce has been playing soccer for 15 years. He played at Weston High School for 2 years and Wilbur Hampton & Munson Prep School for 2 years. He graduates in June and will attend the Univ. of Connecticut and continue his playing career there. He has been a Packer Soccer Camp coach for 3 years.




FORMER COACHES


Meredith Barcia

MEREDITH BARCIA

Meredith is currently playing soccer and attending Penn State University. Meredith was all FCIAC while at New Canaan H.S. and a Packer Soccer Camp camper for 7 years and coach for 5 years.


Francesca Chiamulera

FRANCESCA CHIAMULERA

Francesca will be attending her Sophomore year at Susquehanna University is PA during the fall. She has been on the Eastern FC Premier Soccer Team for 3 years and went to the Nationals twice. She played 4 years at Darien High School and has been a camper, CIT and coach at Packer Soccer.


Graham Christensen

GRAHAM CHRISTENSEN

Graham has been playing soccer for 12 years in Darien, where he starred for Darien HS, was All FCIAC during his Jr. & Sr. years, and Captain of his team. He played Beachside Premier for 3 seasons. Graham will be attending Connecticut College where he to continues his outstanding soccer career. Graham was a Packer Soccer Camp
camper for 3 years, CIT for 1 year and a coach for 4 years.


Catherine Kapustynski

CATHERINE KAPUSTYNSKI

Catherine played soccer at Darien High School; was Captain of her team and 2nd team All-FCIAC in 2006 & 2007. She will be attending Skidmore College where she will continue her impressive soccer career.


Jeffrey Packer

JEFFREY PACKER

Jeffrey began playing soccer at a young age in the Rowayton Youth Soccer Program and continued with the Rowayton Rec. division through middle school, then went on play at King School once he entered high school. He attended Packer Soccer Camp for 6 years, before becoming a CIT and eventually a Coach.


Lisa Randall

LISA RANDALL

Lisa has been playing soccer for over 10 years and was captain of the Darien Soccer Team while playing center mid-field. She will major in communications/journalism with a minor in English at Villanova University in the fall. She has been with Packer Soccer Camps for the past 5 years.


Jared Shaner

JARED SHANER

Jared played 4 years of Varsity Soccer at Weston High School and was an outstanding goal keeper. In 2005 his team won the CT State Class M Championship. He was named All-State in soccer and academics his Sr. year. Jared has been coaching for 7 years, the past 3 with Packer Soccer Camp. He is currently at Ohio Wesleyan College.


David Sharpe

DAVID SHARPE, Assistant Head Coach

David was a Packer Soccer camper for 7 years, a CIT for 2 years, a coach for 3 years, and Assistant Camp Director for 2 years. He played soccer at Staples High School in Westport. David was All-FCIAC, Norwalk Hour & CT Post All Area Team as a goalie, and was active with the CT ODP, Super Y League and FC Westchester starting Keeper U 11-19. He currently plays for Villanova University in Philadelphia.




CIT'S (COACHES IN TRAINING)

The CIT (coach in training) program is for ages 14 or 15.  Former CIT's are eligible to become full coaches at the age of 16.


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