John Cunningham – Camp Director
For the 45th consecutive year, Coach Cunningham is conducting these camps with the main objective of developing youth soccer in the United States. He is the former Head Coach of the Bethany Men’s Soccer team. In Cunningham’s 33 years at the helm of Bethany, his teams won the 1994 National Championship, 1995 and 1997 ECAC Championships, 1996 Mid- Atlantic Championship, participated in 17 NCAA tournaments, 28 President’s Athletic Conference titles, and produced 51 All-Americans. While Head Coach, Bethany soccer was recognized for having one of the highest winning percentages of any college during the 1980s and 1990s, further testimony to Coach Cunningham’s philosophy… “Tradition of Excellence.”
Frank Christy – Camp Coordinator
Assistant Women’s coach at Point Park University.
Along with Cunningham, Frank developed Bethany Soccer Camps into one of the most successful and influential programs in the nation. Frank’s innovative approach to the week-long structure has long been well-accepted by the coaching staff and thousands of players who have attended Bethany Soccer Camps. A Fox Chapel High School and Bethany College Athletic Hall of Famer, Frank has more wins than any active coach in girls’ high school soccer in Pennsylvania, with over 400 wins. His coaching stint at Hampton High School ranks fifth among ninety-five teams for overall winning percentage in Western Pennsylvania.
Frankie Taal – Men’s Coach at North Carolina Wesleyan
Sean Regan – Bethany College Men’s Head Soccer Coach
Pat Svihlik – Heidelberg Men’s Soccer Coach
Jonathon Hoover – Alfred State University Soccer Coach
Aubrey Taylor – Club and High School Coach
Jon Arlet – Bethany College Women’s Head Soccer Coach
Dan Lahut – Director of Coaching for FC 42 Soccer Club, Ohio
Ronnie Fransko – Club and High School Coach
Bobby Barnes – Ohio Wesleyan, Club Coach
J.T. Alukonis – Goalkeeper specialist
Ula Koczkodaj – Bethany Women’s Assistant Coach