Slocum Soccer School

camp directors


nancy slocum

Coach Slocum played soccer semi-professionally for the Boston Renegades and was an Academic All-American at the University of North Carolina, helping the Tar Heels win two NCAA National Championships en route to their unbelievable dynasty.  

She holds an NSCAA National Coaching Diploma and a Master's Degree in Sport Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley.  She has been coaching soccer for over 25 years, including 5 years at the college level, and has been a member of the Olympic Development Program (ODP) Region 1 Coaching Staff and the MYSA Instructional Staff.  

Currently, Coach Slocum is a Health and Fitness teacher at Concord-Carlisle High School where she coached the varsity girls’ soccer team for 15 years (1997-2012), leading the team to 4 Dual County League Championships and numerous trips to the MIAA State Tournament. In 2017 she returned to the coaching ranks as Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach at Concord-Carlisle High School.


kate grant

Kate Grant is the current Head Varsity Girls Soccer Coach at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, entering her 10th season.  She has led her team to a MIAA Division 1 North Championship title 2 times (2015 and 2014) and 3 Dual County League Championships.  Her teams have qualified for the MIAA Division 1 State Tournament 7 of her 8 years at the helm. 

Grant was a four-year starter and captain at Wesleyan University. She currently holds a US Soccer "C" license.  Coach Grant is also a Math teacher at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School.

high school prep staff


caitlin pickul

Caitlin Pickul is in her 3rd year as the Assistant Soccer Coach at College of the Holy Cross.  She is also currently the Director of Goalkeeping for Best FC.  Prior to Holy Cross, she spent 5 years as an Assistant Soccer Coach and an Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at Wellesley College.  She is a former staff member for the Boston Breakers.  

She was a goalkeeper at Providence College, 2-time MVC League All-Star honors and senior captain at North Andover High School where she is still the all-time record holder for career shut-outs (35).  She currently is CSCS (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist) certified from the NSCA, holds her USSF "F" license and her NSCAA Goalkeeper Level 1.


joe bohenek

Joe is currently the Goalkeeper Coach for the Concord-Carlisle High School Girls Soccer Program as well as the Head Coach of the Freshman Girls team at CCHS.  He is the former Girls Varsity Head Coach at Concord Academy (3 years), where he was named as Eastern Independent League Coach of the Year in 2015. Previously, Joe was a club soccer coach with New England Futbol Club (NEFC).  He played soccer at Keene State College in New Hampshire where he competed in the NCAA tournament in 2011. Joe holds a USSF-E license and an NSCAA Level II Goalkeeping license.

previous guest coaches

Emma Clark

Current Assistant Coach at Seton Hall University.  Former Associate Head Coach at Boston University.  As a player, Clark was a 2-time NSCAA Regional All-American selection, 2-time first team All- Conference (Patriot League and American East) selection and senior captain at Boston University.  2-time All-State selection and 4-time All-Conference selection at York High School. There she won two state titles and in her senior year was named the Maine Class B Player of the Year, Portland Press Player of the Year and Portland Herald Player of the Year. 

Katie Schoepfer

Current Assistant Coach at College of the Holy Cross.  Before that, Katie was a Volunteer Coach at Boston University.  At the professional level, she played with Sky Blue and the Boston Breakers.  She made 100 professional appearances for the Breakers between 2011 and 2016.  She was a 4-year starter at Penn State where she received multiple awards including NSCAA All-American (2007, 2009), first team NSCAA Scholar All-American (2009), Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (2009), Big Ten All-Conference (2007-2009) and Big Ten All-Freshman team (2006).  She currently is the Girls' Assistant Director at Valeo Futbol Club.

Jess DiPhilippo

Currently in her 3rd year as an Assistant Coach at Babson College.  She was a 4 year standout at Babson from 2011-2014.  DiPhilippo was a four-time NEWMAC selection and two-time NSCAA All-New England honoree.  She scored 22 goals and recorded 24 assists in 74 matches.  She is currently 2nd in program history in assists, 8th in points, and tied for 10th all-time in goals.

Mary Shimko

Currently in her 2nd year as an Assistant Coach at Brandeis University.  In 2017, she helped the team to the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament.  Prior to Brandeis, Shimko was an Assistant Coach at College of the Holy Cross for 1 season and before that, she spent 2 seasons as an Assistant Coach at Smith College.  She was a 4 year starter and two-year captain at Brandeis, where she helped them to 2 NCAA appearances as well as the program's first ever berth into the Elite 8 in 2010.  She holds her NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and her USSF "D" license.

Brooke Hutchinson

Current Head Coach at Rivier University.  Prior to Rivier, she was an Assistant Coach at Wheaton College (MA) as well as an Assistant Coach at Eastern Nazarene.  Hutchinson was a 4 year member of the Johnson & Wales University Women's Soccer program, serving as a captain in her junior and senior seasons.  She holds her USSF "C" license.

Nancy Feldman

Current Head Coach at Boston University for the past 24 years.  She has led the Terriers to 14 NCAA Tournament Appearances and 13 Conference Titles.  She was named Conference Coach of the Year 11 times and NSCAA Regional Coach of the Year 2 times.  Coach Feldman is a native of Needham, Mass and is a Region 1 ODP staff coach as well as an NSCAA National Coaching Academy staff coach.

Casey Brown

Current Head Coach at College of the Holy Cross and former Associate Head Coach at Boston University.  Brown was a 4 year starter at Boston University and is the only three-time Defender of the Year in America East Conference history.  She garnered All-America East honors every year while at Boston University.

Martin Desmarais

Current Head Coach at MIT.  He is a 4 time NEWMAC Coach of the Year; he has led MIT to 3 NEWMAC Championship titles, 6 consecutive regular season crowns and 7 NCAA tournament appearances, making it to the Sweet Sixteen in 2012 for the first time in program history.  In 2013 he was named NSCAA New England Division III Coach of the Year.  He holds his NSCAA Advanced National Diploma.

Stephanie Riley-Schafer

Current Head Coach at WPI (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), and former Assistant Coach at Wagner College.  She was named the 2016 NEWMAC Coach of the Year as well as the 2016 NSCAA  Regional Coaching Staff of the Year.  She led WPI to their first NEWMAC Championship in 2016 as well as their first NCAA appearance.  Prior to Wagner, Schafer worked with the Boston Breakers for five years serving as the Senior Team Coordinator, Equipment Manager, Team Manager and Director of Operations.

Jessica Clinton

Current Head Coach at Fordham University and former Associate Head Coach at Boston University.  Prior to coaching at BU, she was an Assistant Coach at St. John's University.  Clinton has been a member of the U13 and U15 Region 1 Olympic Development Staff since 2009 and a Senior Staff member for the U15 age group.  In her time at BU as a player, she was the 2003 America East Goalkeeper of the Year, America East All-Conference First Team honoree in 2001 and 2003, and collected NSCAA All-Northeast Region Team honors as a senior.  She also trained with the Boston Breakers in 2003.  She holds her USSF "B" and "C" licenses.

Nellie Pineault

Currently in her 9th season as the Head Coach at Babson College.  She has led the team to the NEWMAC Tournament consistently since 2010.  In 2015 she led her team to their first ever NCAA Tournament berth.  Pineault has coached 23 all-conference selections and has seen her players earn 13 NSCAA and NEWISA All-New England honors since 2010.

Tony Mohammed

Former Head Boys Soccer Coach at the Berkshire School where they won the Class A Title in 2016.  Prior to that he spent 9 season as the Head Coach at Wellesley College with 3 straight winning seasons in his last 3 years.  Tony is currently a senior partner at JM Sports Management helping student-athletes from around the world find high school programs in the United States.

Amy Brooks

Current Assistant Girl's Varsity Soccer Coach (8 years) at Concord-Carlisle High School and math tutor.  Former Head Coach at Swarthmore College.  Amy was an All-American Goalkeeper and NSCAA-Adidas Goalkeeper of the year at Bates College.  She holds her NSCAA Advanced National Coaching License and is a former ODP Region 2 staff coach.

day camp staff

previously featured coaches

Amy Brooks

Current Assistant Girl's Varsity Soccer Coach (8 years) at Concord-Carlisle High School and math tutor.  Former Head Coach at Swarthmore College.  Amy was an All-American Goalkeeper and NSCAA-Adidas Goalkeeper of the year at Bates College.  She holds her NSCAA Advanced National Coaching License and is a former ODP Region 2 staff coach.

Shelley Hull

Current English teacher and former Assistant Girls Varsity Coach (8 years) at Concord-Carlisle High School.  Shelley is a former semi-professional player for Boston Renegades, a Regional All-American at University of New Hampshire, and a former Assistant Coach at University of New Hampshire.

Tiya Gallegos

She was a 3-time America East All-Conference selection and American East All-Academic selection at Boston University.  Started every game and was the 3rd leading scorer and team captain her senior year.

Additional Coaches Include...

Collegiate women’s soccer players and coaches from schools such as: Stanford, Boston College, Boston University, Brown, University of New Hampshire, University of Vermont, Bates, Bowdoin, Wheaton, Wesleyan, Amherst and more….

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