Rick Zucchi – Director of Soccer & Goalkeeper Operations
Coach Rick Zucchi is the founder of the ZEE Soccer & Goalkeeper Academy established in 2017 and has coached goalkeepers of all levels since 1993. Rick started coaching in Italy where he earned his UEFA-FIGC Pro-Goalkeeper License and a C license outfield. Ricks license curriculum also includes all 4 levels of the USC goalkeeper diploma and is one of the 200 soccer coaches worldwide with a FIFA Football Medicine diploma.
Rick is also a goalkeeper coach staff member at the Port Orange Goalkeeper Academy.
Goalkeeper Coach Jeremiah Hansen
Coach J (as everyone likes to call him) is a resident goalkeeper coach of our Port Orange year-round goalkeeper academy. J has played in goal at all levels, just ending a playing pro career that lasted almost 15 years. Now as a goalkeeper (but also a field coach), he is updated with all the latest goalkeeper techniques and will always demo for the students. It is very impressing to see him in the works as J can fly like any starting goalkeeper can today in the MLS!
Goalkeeper Coach Mauricio Alvarado
Mauricio Alvarado in his home country Ecuador is a living legend! Mauricio
has played and coached at every possible pro level. As a goalkeeper Alvarado
has played at top national and international levels and right after leaving
the field as a player he coached in South America at ALL levels including
the FIFA Copa Sudamericana . Here in the US he has coached goalkeepers
from the USL league to the MLS.
Outfield (Head Soccer) Coach Brittany Jones
Former Stetson University soccer player and United States Soccer Federation “B” License coach, Brittany Jones for the past four years has been head coach at the Daytona State Women’s Soccer program (NJCAA). Coach Brittany joined the Daytona State Falcons after completing four seasons at the helm of the NCAA DII Florida Southern program in Lakeland, Florida.
Brittany has worked in the past many of our summer/winter camps and is well known and highly respected in the Sunshine State soccer world. Needless to say that we are very excited to have Jones on our camp staff of advanced soccer coaches.
Outfield (Head Soccer) Coach Bart Sasnett
Coach Bart Sasnett is at his 4th season as head soccer coach at Daytona State men’s soccer program and his 18th season over all in NJCAA coaching with a “Outstanding” record of 197-76-13 average win .712 (#5 coach in the NJCAA). In these 4 years Coach Sasnett produced 15 All-Americans soccer players, 89 All-Region players, and 28 NSCAA All-South Region players.
Our resident goalkeepers and soccer players and their parents love Coach Bart, he is another amazing asset to our soccer camp staff!
Outfield (Head Soccer) & GK Coach Travis Rovillo
Coach Travis will start his 5th season as Assistant and GK coach at Daytona State Men’s Soccer this summer (2020). Prior to joining DSC Coach Travis spent two seasons coaching and 4 seasons playing soccer at WBU in Texas.
Coach Rovillo is a resident coach for our goalkeeper camps and now a permanent coach for the soccer academy. We are very excited to have him on our roster of coaches, Rovillo is a wonderful coach and mentor for the soccer players he works with, from Grassroots to College, Travis is widely appreciated by both the athletes and their parents!
Outfield (Head Soccer) Coach Emy Mazzola
Coach Mazzola was born and raised in Genova Italy where he played from the youth ranks to pro level with Italian Serie C team Pro Sesto.
Mazzola has coached here in the US at all levels and ages since 1999 and has never stopped since.
However he has not hung up his cleats quiet yet. Coach Mazzola still plays in the competitive state “Over 40” soccer league. Emy is an amazing asset to our soccer academy and we’re very lucky to have him on our staff.
Outfield (Head Soccer) Coach Nicole Roberts
Nicole has played soccer at every level, College, Professional and Women’s National Team. A playing span that lasted over two decades. Nicole now is a USSF coaches instructor, she is involved with the Olympic Development Program, FYSA and the US Soccer Development Academy. You can find Nicoles training drills on both the United Soccer Coaches official website and USSoccer.com.
It is a huge pleasure to have a national level soccer expert like Nicole Roberts on our coaches roster.