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Olivia Allen
Olivia is currently a Junior at Skidmore College, where she plays Division III soccer.
 
Olivia graduated from Glastonbury High School in 2018. In high school, Olivia was a varsity soccer player and won state championships in 2015 and 2016. Under Coach Joe Finocchiaro, Olivia and the GHS varsity team broke the CT girls soccer state record for most consecutive wins in 2016. In 2017, the team was ranked #1 in the country by USA Today. Her senior year, Olivia was a team captain and named All-Conference. Besides playing for GHS, Olivia grew up playing for Hartwell, along with Oakwood and CFC. 
 
Besides playing soccer in high school, Olivia ran track where she was named All-New England since her Freshman year and All-American her Junior year.
 
Olivia is very excited to bring her enthusiasm and passion to help players learn and excel on the field.
AnnMarie Catania (no photo available)

Coach Catania – Keeper Coach
•    Connecticut Olympic Developmental Director of Keeper coaches/coach 2016- present
•    New England Mutiny Keeper coach 2012
•    Connecticut Passion Keeper Coach 2013
•    Connecticut Olympic Developmental Keeper Coach 2010- present
•    Varsity Coach at Rocky Hill High School girls Soccer 2013– present
•    CFC  Premier Soccer Club keeper coach for boys and girls 2005-20015
•    Rocky Hill High School JV Coach 2006-2012
•    Rocky Hill High School Assistant 2000-2006
•    Rocky Hill Travel Keeper Coach for boys and girls  2005-2015
•    Personal one on one training/ or group training  1993-present

Playing Experience:
•    CT State Team (ODP)  1981 to 1986
•    Rocky Hill High School 1983- 1986   All-state, All –New England, All- American  Keeper
•    Mitchell College  1987 – 1988    All - American  Keeper
•    Eastern Connecticut State University 1989 – 1990 keeper/sweeper All-Conference

Connecticut Girls Soccer Coaches Association Hall of Fame: 2004
Rocky Hill Hall of Fame: 2003
Mitchell College Hall of Fame: 1994
Anthony Faria

Coach Faria has been a trainer with the New England Revolution since the fall of 2017. He holds a United Soccer Federation “E” Coaching License. Anthony started his coaching career with the Revolution as an Academy Staff Coach in Needham, MA. After a year in Massachusetts he decided to move back to his hometown of West Hartford, CT to study Athletic Training.

While studying in CT he has coached different age groups for Glastonbury-Hartwell, as well as Pre-K in Farmington. Anthony is now in the MSAT program at the University of Connecticut class of 2022. When not studying or working he likes to play soccer, FIFA along with other video games, workout, hang with friends and binge watch shows on Netflix.

Connor McManus

Coach McManus has a United Soccer Federation “E” coaching license. He was a three-year varsity player at Glastonbury High School between 2013 and 2015. During his three seasons at Glastonbury HS, he scored ten goals from midfield and was a two-time division winner. He was also a three-time Class LL state champion and was a member of the first team in state history to win a third consecutive Class LL title in 2015. The 2015 team was the first in program history to win 20 games in a single season.

 

McManus is a former Hartwell recreation and travel player and has previously volunteered as an assistant coach for recreation teams. He also has coaching experience from two years at Vernon Youth Soccer Association and three years at Skyhawks Sports Academy. McManus has most recently served as an assistant at the GHS Boys’ Soccer Preseason Camp for the past two years, where he has helped prepare prospective players for tryouts. 

 

Despite interest from Division III men’s soccer programs, he opted to continue his education at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He played for Holy Cross Men’s Club Soccer for four years and captained the team for the 2019-2020 academic term. He graduated in May 2020 Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in History. Despite the Coronavirus pandemic delaying his departure, McManus is scheduled to serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in SedlĨany, Czech Republic for six months beginning in January 2021. He is also scheduled to attend the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut for a year-long graduate program beginning in June 2021.

 

Matthew Needham (no photo available) Growing up in Sheffield, England, Matt played professionally for Chesterfield Football Club in England's third division before going on to play Division 1 soccer for Siena College in Albany, NY. 

After graduating from Siena, Matt  began his coaching career at local teams in the Albany area before joining Beestera Soccer Training as a full time individual and small group trainer. Matt moved to Hartford in March 2019 and now runs Beestera Soccer Trainings Connecticut branch as well as being the Freshman Boys coach for Glastonbury High School. 
Brittany Uricchio
Coach Uricchio played for Glastonbury High school. She also played division III soccer for the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
Growing up in Glastonbury playing for both Hartwell and the high school team, Brittany is very excited to be a part of building our program. She is passionate to help develop players in her own community and to be a role model for young female athletes.