Meet Our Coaches

Jill is a former U.S National team player and seasoned professional having played for 16 years in Japan, Sweden, Italy (2-time Italian champions), Germany and Switzerland. She holds a USSF “B” license and currently the Head Coach for Maryland Olympic Development Program U17s and is the middle school coach for Sandy Spring Friends School. She was inducted into the Maryland Hall of Fame in 2018 and the Springbrook High School Hall of Fame in 2015. Jill formerly coached at OBGC, Brit-Am, and most recently at FCGB.

Javier Mendez

Javier is a passionate youth coach focusing on developing players and preparing them for their transition to competitive soccer. For the past 4 years he has worked with young players on technical development and building their soccer IQ while always maintaining a fun, creative, and positive environment. Javier is currently the youth development coach for ROSA Legends.

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Peter Pacyga

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Paul Bash

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Paul Dowell

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Paul played collegiate soccer at Frostburg State University where he was named MVP in 1995 and 1996 and selected to the All-South Conference team. Paul served as an assistant coach and technical trainer at the collegiate level for 2 years. He was also the head coach of Gaithersburg High School Girls Varsity for 5 years and has coached several youth soccer teams since.

Jimmy Stringer

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Eric Williams

Eric is a Certified Personal Trainer with a specialization in Sports & Conditioning and is ROSA Legends' in-house Speed and Agility coach. Eric focuses on the tools every athlete needs: balance, change of direction, first step quickness, overall speed, and much more, working with our teams to challenge, engage, and stimulate their awareness of how their growing bodies be can utilized optimally for sport specific movement and general play.

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