Dr. Dave Masur
In 18 seasons as the head coach of the St. John’s men’s soccer team, Dr. Dave Masur has led the team to an unprecedented level of success in collegiate soccer. Under Masur’s leadership, St. John’s won the 1996 National Championship and has made four appearances in the College Cup (1996, 2001, 2003, 2008). From 1996-2005, St. John’s was the only program in the country to reach 10-consecutive NCAA Rounds of 16. A two-time National Coach of the Year (1996, 2001), Masur has also been named the Northeast Region Coach of the Year six times and the BIG EAST Coach of the Year three times. The Red Storm has qualified for the BIG EAST Tournament in each of Masur’s 18 seasons, and has also won seven BIG EAST Tournament Championships and six BIG EAST regular season crowns. Masur has a 324-102-59 career record at St. John’s and has coached 87 All-BIG EAST selections, 14 All-Americans, 34 regional All-Americans and 12 MLS Super Draft selections.
An All-American, two-time College Cup participant and a four-time All-BIG EAST selection as a St. John’s player, Jeff Matteo joined the staff in 2007. A second round selection in the 2002 MLS Super Draft, Matteo spent time playing in the MLS, USL and also overseas before returning to the Red Storm as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. In two seasons on the staff, Matteo has seen the team reach the College Cup and win a BIG EAST regular season crown.
Ben Mallue is an assistant coach with the men’s soccer team and has been involved with the program for five seasons. Most recently serving as a graduate assistant, Mallue has climbed his way through the ranks since first serving as a student manager in 2005. In that five-year span, the squad reached the NCAA Tournament four times, advanced to the College Cup once, won two BIG EAST Tournament crowns and added one BIG EAST regular season title.
Mallue has also promoted and operated our 40-team youth tournament in the past.
Coach Barboto has lead Iona University for the past 6 years and he took over a winning less program and made it into a NCAA tournament contender each year. Fernando is a former player of coach Masur and was also the director of coaching for fc Westchester and was the head coach at St Francis University in PA and was an assistant coach at Lafayette college a former collegiate all American coach Barboto brings a wealth of knowledge to the camps.
Former division I player and championship high school coach from Montclair high school teams compete for state championships and his team have won many county championships. Jack is a great teacher of the game and will challenge the campers to excel by creating environment where they have to make decisions under tactical and technical pressure. Coach Weber is an astute leader whose teams and organizations excel. He is well renowned for his efforts in winning many titles with the fed challenge economics team from Montclair high school.
Roger is a former player of coach Masur at Montclair state and has been coaching high school soccer for many years at Livingston high school. Roger is creative and energetic and develops the camper sto meet their potential. Roger charismatic style and flair as a coach have always separated him for his peers. Roger has been working with coach Masur for over 20 years.
A teacher and coach at David Brealy high school and a former player under coach Masur. Vinnie has a dynamic coaching style and thorough approach with the kids and other coaches as been a standard which all the St Johns soccer camp staff aspire to attain. Each summer his groups will have a overwhelming experience through his knowledge and delicate implementation.
Karyn Lundgren and Theresa Bulman
Two former St. John’s women soccer players who have been teaching for over 10 years. They have great compassion, focus and generate a successful program with our younger campers with her ability to provide games and drills that enhance the campers overall skill and dynamic movement with the ball.
In addition many other former college players and coaches