Northeast United Premier Soccer Club (NEU) offers a Premier level soccer program designed to bring a high level of technical training and competitive soccer to northeast Connecticut's serious soccer players.


2019/2020 Northeast United Coaching Staff

**All NEU coaches are certified in CPR and First Aid and have all taken a Concussion Awareness Course. **

Northeast United continues to grow its family, as we are adding new teams, we are seeking additional qualified coaches.  If you're interested or you have any questions, please contact Northeast United Youth Director John Donlon at


  John Donlon

·        Northeast United Youth Director

·        2006 Boys Coach


University of Connecticut Men’s Soccer - Director of Soccer Admin 2015-Present

USSF National "C" License

NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

NSCAA Foundations of Coaching Diploma

NSCAA Goalkeeping Level I Diploma

Connecticut ODP U14 Boys Head Coach 2016 - Present

Connecticut ODP Assistant Coach 2014 - 2016

UConn Men's Soccer -- Director of Soccer Quality Control 2013 - 2015

Tolland Middle School Boys Soccer Head Coach 2012 - 2015

Director of Ray Reid Soccer School



  Andy Parker

·        Goalkeeper Coach


UConn Men's Soccer Assistant Coach 2015 - Present

NSCAA National Diploma

NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeper Diploma

USSF National "D" License

M.S. in Sport Management

Director of Ray Reid Soccer School

Saint Anselm College Player 2008 - 2011

Started in 72 games over 4 years

Saint Anselm College Captain 2010 & 2011

Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference 2011

Northeast-10 All-Rookie Team 2008




Alanzo Cherrington


·        2004 Boys Coach

·        2005 Boys Coach


E.O. Smith Boys Soccer JV Head Coach 2007 - Present

USSF "D" National License

NSCAA Goalkeeping Level I Diploma

2017 CJSA State Cup Champion

2017 US Soccer Region I Championship Participant

Mitchell College Player 1995-1996

Mitchell College Captain 1996

Eastern Connecticut State University Player 1998

Ray Reid Soccer School Coach 2014-Present


 Greg DeVito

·        2001/2002 Boys Coach

·        2003 Boys Coach


Eastern Connecticut State University Men’s Soccer Head Coach 2007 - Present

Compiled an overall record of 109-38-20

Little East Conference Coach-of-the-Year 2007 & 2013

Winner of 5 Little East Conference Playoff titles

Winner of 5 Little East Conference Regular Season Championships

USSF "B" National License

NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

Winner of 6 CJSA Open Cup Championships

4-time Winner of CJSA State Cup

Advanced to CJSA Region 1 Semifinals in 2010

Winner of US Club Regional Championship in 2004



  Brian Dube

·        2005/2006 Girls Assistant Coach

·        2004 Boys Assistant Coach


Bolton High School Boys’ Varsity Coach 2009 - Present

2013 NCCC Coach-of-the-Year

2013 Class M & SCSCA Coach-of-the-Year

USSF "E" License

NSCAA Goalkeeper Level I Diploma

NSCAA HS Special Topics Diploma

University of Southern Colorado Player & Captain



  Gui Estes

·        Northeast United Youth Director - Girls

·        2004 Girls Coach

·        2007 Girls Coach

·        2008/2009 Girls Coach

·        U30 Girls Coach - Summer League


USSF "E" License

University of Connecticut Women’s Soccer player 2006 - 2010



  Roy Gurnon

·        2003 Girls Coach

·        2005 Girls Coach


Ellington High School Boys’ Varsity Coach

Connecticut Soccer Coaches Association Coach-of-the-Year 2014 & 2002

National High School Athletic Coaches Association Coach-of-the-Year Finalist 2009

Connecticut High School Athletic Coaches Association Coach-of-the-Year 2006 - 2007

7-time North Central Connecticut Conference Coach-of-the-Year

5-time George Richie Sportsmanship Award awarded by the Central Connecticut Soccer Referees Association

3 Class M State Championships and 4 finalist appearances

USSF "D" License

NSCAA Special Goalkeeping Certification

NSCAA HS Special Topics Diploma

Former WSPL New England Mutiny Women's Head Coach 2013 - 2014

   - WPSL National Semi-finalist 2013

New England Mutiny Assistant Coach 2010 - 2012



  Scott Halpern

·        2005/2006 Girls Coach

·        2007 Boys Coach


University of Connecticut Men's Soccer Coaching Staff 2017 - Present

USSF "D" License

TC Waza Academy Assistant Coach 2016

Total Soccer Fitness & Training Technical Director 2013 - 2016

Howell United Soccer Club Assistant Coach 2012 - 2015)

Ithaca College Men’s Soccer Player 2013 - 2017




   Abby Mulligan


·        2004 Girls Assistant Coach

Springfield College Women’s Soccer 2012 – 2013

Youth Soccer Coach Hebron, CT 2010 – 2011

Youth Soccer Referee 2008 - Present

RHAM Varsity Soccer Player 2008 – 2011

State of Connecticut Class L State Champions 2010

All-Conference 2009 & 2010

Captain 2011

Oakwood Soccer Club 2007 – 2012

State Champions 2008 & 2009

Regional Qualifier 2008

Northeast United Soccer Club 2005 – 2007

Olympic Development Player



  David Stearns

·        2003 Girls Assistant Coach

·        2005 Girls Assistant Coach

·        Goalkeeper Coach


NSCAA National Diploma

NSCAA Junior Level VI Diploma

NSCAA Goalkeeper Level I Diploma

USSF "E" License

National Center for Sports Safety Diploma

Bolton Soccer Club Director of Coaching

Bolton Soccer Club Board of Directors