Erik joined Hartwell in January 2012. He has an impressive soccer background both as a player and coach. Erik has a passion for the game, the players and strong community ties. His soccer roots started as a player with Hartwell. His player career has been a source of pride to the soccer community. At UCONN, Erik was All American (1994), led team in Scoring for 3 years, Big East Offensive Player of the Year (1994), held a UCONN Scoring record of 11 consecutive games with a goal, and is currently a Top 10 Player for All Time Goals & Points. Professionally he played with the St. Louis Ambush NPSL Indoor League and the CT Wolves where he is the 2nd leading scorer of all time. Erik has coached within the community and beyond and currently coaches with Oakwood S.C.
Joe Finocchiaro has been added to our Training staff Spring 2017. Coach Finocchiaro graduated from Glastonbury High School and won a state championship as a player for GHS. He played DI at UNCW and then played in the USL-PDL for the North Carolina Hammerheads. Joe was the GHS boy’s varsity soccer assistant coach in 2008, in which the team went to the class LL state finals.
In 2009 he took over the GHS girl’s varsity soccer program. The team has been to the state finals four times and won three class LL state championships. They are currently on a record breaking streak with their 60th straight victory. Joe was named high school coach of the year in 2016. Joe holds an USSF “A” license.
Greg Roseman - Boys Varsity Assistant Head Coach at East Granby High School. USSF D license Gui Estes- Girls Varsity Head Coach at E.O Smith High school. Player at Division 1, UCONN 2006-2010. She also holds a USSF “D” licenseKofi Remey- Girls JV Head Coach at Glastonbury High School.
Bob McKinney- Hartwell Coach for over 8 years and Premier assistant Coach. USSF D
Name: Ryan Stokes
Hometown: Shrewsbury, England
Coaching Qualifications & Education:
BA Honors in Sports Development & Coaching,
FA Level 1 & 2 Coaching Badge, FA Goal keeping License Level 1.
Ryan is in his third at Glastonbury Hartwell. Through his time with in America he has worked with of all ages, from 3 years old, right up to 16. Back in England, Ryan has been coaching since he left school, and currently coaches a U16 team in the Shropshire Junior League. He also has been part of the community foundation at The New Saints FC, this role involved hosting and going into local schools to teach multi-sports during Curriculum and Extra-Curricular periods.
Name: Christina Boucher
Hometown: Cromwell, CT
Christina is an experienced player of 18 years, she recently completed four years playing at Central Connecticut State Universtiy a Division One School. In her senior year CCSU won the North East Conference and made it to thr NCAA Tournament. Christina was also a member of the WPSL CFC Passion Team who were regional champions. Christina has coached many youth clinics around CT, and spent time with Cromwell Soccer Club.
Michael has extensive playing and coaching experience as a goalkeeper. After playing at the youth level since the age of 5, he was Goalkeeper at the NCAA level where he played for his university (State Univ. of NY at Oswego). He then went on to play for various Men's amateur clubs and still plays today competitively in a local men's league. Michael specializes in both group and one-on-one Goalkeeper training, and he founded KeeperVideo.com in 2013, which provides a unique Video Match Analysis to help Goalkeepers improve match performance.