Camp Director Brent Boone is a co-founder and is the Technical Director of Pelota Training. Brent is the head coach of the SAC U20 and U23 boys teams, head coach of the U17 boys Severna Park Reign, and assistant coach of the Broadneck High School boys varsity team. In addition to having been a coach and administrator at both club and high school levels since the early 1990s, he has a USSF "D" license and a slew of specialized coaching certificates, including a Catalyst Personal Soccer Trainer Certification.
Tim O'Donohue is the current Head Men's Coach at the U.S. Naval Academy. The 2018 season will be his third season in Annapolis. Previously, Coach O'Donohue spent five seasons (2011-2015) as the associate head coach at the University of Connecticut and 10 seasons (2001-10) as the head coach at Division III Stevens Institute of Technology. O’Donohue entered the 2017 season ranked as the ninth-most winningest coach in NCAA history across all divisions with an .808 winning percentage (170-30-27).
Mike Mastrantuono is the Pelota Training Director of Coaching and is the Co-founder and managing partner. He has Pelota "A" License, a USSF "C" License, and a number of certificates including the USC Level 1 Futsal Diploma. He has coached at all levels of high school and club soccer, from rec to elite, and from U9 to U17. Some highlights on the club level include coaching a SAC Premier boys team from 2011-2013 which included winning the 2013 U15 Boys Maryland State Cup and being named the 2013 Coach of the Year.
Alex Yi attended UCLA where he was named the Pac-10's Freshman of the Year and was a second team all-conference performer for the Bruins in 2000. Yi was named to the NSCAA All-American Third Team and was a MAC Hermann Trophy nominee as a sophomore in 2001. A former midfielder and defender, Yi played three seasons (2002-05) with Antwerp FC of the Belgian Jupiter League. Yi was picked up by FC Dallas in an MLS weighted lottery in January 2005 and went on to play three seasons with FC Dallas. Yi made his MLS debut on Sept. 24, 2005 with a start against San Jose. As an amateur, Yi was a member of the U-17, U-20 and U-23 U.S. Youth National teams.
Paul Killian enters his third season as an assistant coach at Navy in 2018. Killian joined the Navy men's soccer program after serving as an assistant coach at Stevens in 2015. Killian has a background in goalkeeping and was a three-year starting keeper at Stevens from 2011-13. Killian had a goalkeeper record of 50-8-3 at Stevens with 25 shutouts. Killian had a superb playing season in 2012 when he went 18-3-1 with an 0.40 goals-against average, 12 shutouts and an 0.894 save percentage. He was named the National Goalkeeper of the Year by D3soccer.com and the website also tabbed him as a first-team All-American.
Mark Risbridger is the volunteer assistant at Navy. Prior to joining the Navy staff, Mark was a Springfield College assistant after being a four-year student-athlete at Post University. He was also a Southampton Football Club Academy Scholar from 1994-1999. Additionally, Risbridger received a English FA Level 2 Diploma, and holds NSCAA National and Advanced National Diplomas. During his time at Springfield College, they won a pair of ECAC Division III New England Championships, and appeared in the post-season four out of five years.