Chatham United Coaches
A current coach at PDA and the owner of Pre K Kickers and Short Sided Soccer. With a USSF C License, USC Premier, La Liga Formation and Futsal Level 1 Diploma he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the sidelines to help our girls.
Eddie is from Ghana, where he played for the Dawu Youngsters. Later on he played for Essex County College and Mexico Stars. His hobbies include table tennis and playing cards.
Coach Eddie has been coaching at Chatham United since 2004 with his first team Thunder. His CU highlight was taking the 2006 boys team to the commissioners cup finals in 2018.
From Liverpool, England. As a youngster, played for a few local academies & Liverpool College. Career highlight was playing semi professional for Airbus Uk in the Welsh Premier league.
Moved to New Jersey in 2009 working with United Soccer Academy and then moved on to Maestro Soccer where he has been a head coach since 2011. Trained many teams at Chatham United over the years & also worked on the Academy program.
Coach Donny is from the Rep. Of Ireland and has an education in BSc in Sports Science. Donny has many coaching licenses but some include U.S. Soccer Grassroots 7v7, 9v9, 11v11, Goalkeeping Level 1, and Director of Coaching. Previously he has coached at places like Manchester United Foundation, STA, and SPF. Donny has also played for Monaghan United and Bangor University of Wales.
Coach Andy started coaching soccer in 2006 in England and worked with his local town club that he grew up playing for. Since then Andy has attended College to study coaching and has worked for numerous clubs in England. Then he moved to America in 2011 where he worked in clubs across Long Island and Connecticut. Since 2016 when Andy moved to New Jersey he has been working for Chatham United. In all his time coaching he has worked with all age groups from 2 years old up and including adult players.
Darren Marshall Joined PDA Soccer club in 2021 coming from Manhattan SC in NYC where he was the girls Director of coaching. Darren has been coaching for the past 26 years professionally in Boston, NYC and now NJ.
Alejandro was born in Medellin, Colombia. He began coaching with Ken at Pre-K Kickers. Coached at Hillsborough Soccer Club for two years and managed four different teams. Has worked both at the developmental and elite levels from 5u-13u. Was the head coach for the Pre-K Kicker programs and the Festival Program Manager at Hillsborough.
Alex is from Bournemouth, England, where he played soccer from a young age and played many different levels in England. Started his coaching career when he was 18 with AFC Bournemouth community program and got into some academy coaching there before he started his journey coaching in America around age 22.
Lou has been coaching for over 30 years with a range of credentials and expertise. He holds a U.S. Soccer A-License, Coach Educator License, and Director of Coaching License and the United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma. Coach Lou played college soccer at Rutgers-Newark, and has earned undergraduate and graduate degrees. He is also a retired police detective.
Andrew played high school and collegiate soccer, and has been coaching over 15 years in NJ. He has held coaching roles as academy coach, director of soccer, and camp director. Previous positions at TSF Academy, Centercourt FC, and The Fields Sports Complex. Over 10 years experience leading development programs for players 7 and 8 years old.