Coaches

Girls Coaches

Brian Bacchus 

Coach Bacchus coached the u14 girl's team to the Colonial League championship last year and will coach the team in the Premier League this upcoming season.

Coach Bacchus holds a USSF National D License and a NSCAA Goalie Diploma.

Jeff Carroll 

Coach Carroll is in his fourth season with Arsenal FC of PA. He is the current coach of the U13 girls’ Arsenal Rampage team.

He has over 20 years of experience and has coached teams for Plum Soccer, Foothills and PFA Classic. He won two travel State Cup championships and has led 3v3 teams to national and regional finals.

 
Coach Carroll holds a National D License.

Shannon DeNinno

Coach DeNinno is currently the Assistant Coach for Carnegie Mellon University.

She has held coaching positions with Beadling Soccer Club, Catawba Valley Youth Soccer Association and Everton FC of Florida. DeNinno was the women’s assistant coach at Montevallo University and Lenior-Rhyne University. She has ODP experience in North Carolina, Alabama and Pennsylvania. 

DeNinno has coached the CMU Elite Soccer Camp, CMU Youth Camps, Advanced Center of Excellence for Girls at the University of Virginia, Pitt Women’s Soccer, University of Tampa, Lenoir Rhyne University and Saint Leo University Camps. 

DeNinno played at University of Tampa where she won a Division II National Championship in 2007. She was a four year member of the IMG- W-League semi-professional team and spent one season with the WPSL Clearwater Galactics where she served as a team captain. 

DeNinno earned 2012 Coaching Staff of the Year with the University Athletic Association.

Coach DeNinno holds a NSCAA National and Advanced Regional Diplomas. She is also a NCAA Women’s Coaches Academy Diploma.

Ryan Muras 

Coach Muras has coached in the United Kingdom for Coventry City Ladies F.C., Maine Premier Soccer, UK International Soccer and Sporting Chances. He coached for DuBois Area Soccer Association and Clearfield Soccer Association in the U.S. He also has experience for the West Bromwich Albion scouting network and youth academy.

Coach Muras holds an English FA Level 1 & 2 Certificate in Coaching Football,  Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Goalkeepers, Level 2 Certificate in First Aid for Sport (Prevention and Treatment of Injuries). He is in the process of obtaining his UEFA B license and Coerver coaching diploma from Stoke City Academy.

Matthew Paradise 

Coach Paradise develops players that consistently compete at a championship level and helps to mentor them to continue to build a solid foundation for future challenges. 

He has held coaching positions at Century United East Football Club, Norwin Soccer Club, Plum Area Soccer and Keystone Oaks High School.

As a player, Paradise played Division 1 soccer for both Long Island University and Robert Morris University. He was Third Team All-American in College, All American and All State in high school and is a member of the Pittsburgh Futsal Club.

Coach Paradise holds a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Coaching License, an Advanced National Diploma from the NSCAA and United States Soccer Federation (USSF), Masters of Science Instructional Leadership, Bachelor of Science Physical Education and a Bachelor of Science Sports Science -adapted physical education.

Paul Paradise 

Coach Paradise currelty coaches the Arsenal FC East U11 girls team.

He has held coaching positions at Century United Football Club and Azzuri futsal club.

Paradise played for Plum Borough, Century United, West Virginia University, Missouri State University, Demize Soccer Club PASL, Harrisburg Islanders USL and Preseason with Pittsburgh Riverhounds USL.

Coach Paradise holds a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Diploma.

Yon Struble 

Coach Struble is currently the Head Coach for Carnegie Mellon University and the US Deaf Women’s National Team.

He has held coaching positions with Beadling Soccer Club, Norcross Soccer Club and Clifton Park Premier Soccer Club. Struble was the women’s assistant coach at Western Carolina University, Georgia State University and Union College. He has ODP experience as a Region I Staff Coach, Region III Goalkeeper Staff Coach and a Georgia Olympic Development Head Coach. He has coached goalkeeping with Norcross Soccer Club, Atlanta Area Goalkeeper Training and Clifton Park Premier Soccer Club.
 
Struble has conducted the CMU Elite Soccer Camp and CMU Youth Camps, Advanced Center of Excellence for Girls at the University of Virginia, Western Carolina Soccer Academy W.E.S.T Soccer Camp, University of North Carolina Team Camp and the Union College Soccer Camp.
 
He played for the NY Capital District Alleycats (USISL - Professional), Empire State Games, Adirondack Men’s Open Division - Gold Medalist and Stetson University.
 
Struble earned 2012 NSCAA Senior College Women DIII Regional Coach of the Year, the 2012 University Athletic Association Coach of the Year and the 2007 US Soccer National Girls Competitive Coach of the Year.
 
Coach Struble holds a U.S. Soccer “A” License, NSCAA Premier Diploma and a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma.

Peter Torres 

Coach Torres currently is the Varsity Girls' Head Coach for Fox Chapel High School. He is responsible for all aspects of on-the-field coaching, including planning appropriate and functional training, developing talented student-athletes, determining proper technical and tactical skills needed for proper execution of the team's style of play. He also oversees the skill and tactical development of over 300 soccer players at summer camps held annually at La Roche College.

Coach Torres holds a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) “C” License.

Frank VanHorn 

Coach VanHorn is entering his third season coaching with Arsenal FC. Over the past two seasons he was a part of the U18 and U12 girls coaching staffs. Those teams were very successful finishing State Cup runners up and competing in top tournaments such as Jefferson Cup, Adidas Blue Chip and CASL college showcase. 

Prior to coaching with Arsenal, he spent time with Penns Forest and Hempfield Youth Soccer for a total of 8 years.

Coach VanHorn currently holds a USSF E license and US National Youth License. 

Betsy Warren 

Coach Warren’s currently serves as Head Women’s Soccer Coach & SAAC Advisor for Chatham University. Her college coaching resume includes stints at three other institutions, most recently serving as the Head Coach at Pitt-Greensburg from 2011-2012.  Prior to Pitt-Greensburg, Warren spent two years (2007-2009) as the Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach, Assistant Track & Field Coach and SAAC Advisor at Carnegie Mellon University. While at CMU, the Tartans advanced to the ECAC tournament and garnered some impressive individual player accolades including one All American, two All Region Players, and one Rookie of the Year.   Warren started her college coaching career as the Assistant Men’s & Women’s Soccer Coach at Ashland University (2004-2007).  During her time with the Eagles, the women’s soccer program was ranked as high as 7th in the nation, won a GLIAC Conference Championship, made an Elite Eight NCAA Tournament appearance and accumulated a 38-15-4 record. Warren was part of a coaching staff at Ashland that produced 2 All-Americans, 2004 GLIAC Offensive Player of the Year, 2004 GLIAC Defensive Player of the Year and 5 First team All-GLIAC Players. 

In addition to her experience in the college ranks, Warren spent 2009-2011 as the director of operations for a youth soccer club. Coach Warren has remained involved with local youth soccer and is on staff for the PA West Olympic Development Program. Warren joined the National Soccer Coaches Association of America in 2005 and holds both an NSCAA National Diploma and National “C” License.

As a student-athlete, the Northern Virginia native was a standout soccer player at Division I Radford University in Radford, VA. Named team captain her senior season, Warren helped her squad to an overall record of 46-28-6, which included both Big South regular season and conference tournament titles as well as an NCAA Division I tournament appearance.