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Office Staff

Chief Executive Officer: Chris Branscome

Chris Chris has spent over two decades working across the youth, college and professional levels of soccer in the United States and has strong ties to Eastern Pennsylvania as a player, coach, and executive. Branscome joined Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer after spending seven years as the Director of Marketing for US Youth Soccer. As chief executive officer, Branscome oversees all aspects of youth soccer operation and development in Eastern Pennsylvania.

Chief Administrative Officer: Kelly Connor

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As Chief Administrative Officer, Kelly facilitates Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer's business dealings, including securing sponsorship and equipment deals. She holds a Masters Degree in Sport Business Management and an MBA from the University of Central Florida and is a graduate of Florida State, where she played college soccer.

Kelly also serves as the Olympic Development Program Administrator for Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer.

Technical Director: Mike Barr

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As the Technical Director, Coach Barr is responsible for coordinating the coaching curriculum for Olympic Development, coaching courses, and the general education of coaches and soccer personnel throughout the Association. Also a National Staff Coach for the United States Soccer Federation, he is a National Youth License Instructor, and holds the USSF "A" coaching license.

In 20 years as coach at Strath Haven High School, Coach Barr's teams won thirteen Central League titles, five District One titles, and five PIAA state championship titles.

Assistant Technical Director: Gary Stephenson

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In his role as Assistant Technical Director, Gary is responsible for coaching education including coordinating the coaching curriculum, coaching courses, and the general education of coaches throughout the Association. He is the director of Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Camps as well.

Gary holds a Honors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Northumbria in Newcastle, England. Stephenson holds a United States Soccer Federation "A" coaching license

Director of Soccer Operations: Frank Olszewski

Frank head shot Frank manages all aspects of Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer’s four annual cup tournaments, including the Presidents Cup, Turkey Hill Challenge Cup, Indoor Cup and US Youth Soccer Eastern Pennsylvania State Cup. Frank also directs both internal and external events such as the New Year’s Eve 3v3 Classic and The Futsal Tournament Series in partnership with The Philadelphia Union. He is the direct liaison with all leagues, clubs and strategic partners in regards to rules and regulations.

Membership Services Manager: Sheila Molyneaux

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As Membership Services Manager, Sheila handles registration, database management, event registration, risk management and insurance. She is in charge of approving and printing player passes and collecting payments from leagues.

Direct all registration questions to her.

Program Manager: Meridith Crowell

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In her role, Meridith assists Chief Administrative Officer Kelly Connor and Technical Director Mike Barr with the administration of Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer's Olympic Development Program. Additionally, she is the primary contact and liaison for TOPSoccer (Special Needs).

Meridith, a 2011 graduate of Temple University, is pursuing her Masters Degree in Sport Business from the same institution.

Marketing Manager: Molly Freitag

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Molly joins Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer from US Youth Soccer, where she held the same role. As Marketing Manager, she works with Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer's sponsors and coordinates signage and promotion of Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer's numerous events including the AGM, Annual Awards Banquet, Cup Finals and Youth Soccer Month.

She holds a Masters Degree in Sport Management from Drexel University.

Communications Manager: Dillon Friday

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As Communications Manager, Dillon handles website management, social media and Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer's email database. In addition, Dillon serves as editor of Touchline Magazine and contributes to The Evolving Game, our Coaching Education monthly newsletter.

He graduated from Hamilton College in 2012 with a degree in English-Creative Writing.

Outreach Coordinator: JT Dorsey

JT head shot The founder and Executive Director of the JT Dorsey Foundation, JT works with underserved youth to provide athletic, academic and social opportunities that the kids would otherwise not have. As a Outreach Coordinator, he works to expand Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer's reach into all communities and assist with Recreational Soccer initiatives.

Administrative Assistant: Adam Marianelli

Adam head shot A 2016 graduate of Holy Family University, Adam interned with Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer prior to joining the staff as Administrative Assistant. In his current role, Adam assists with the management of Camps, ODP, Cups and Marketing & Communications. Additionally, he handles certificates of insurance, reception and shipping and receiving.


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