Rich Weinrebe is a new addition to the Hampshire Football Club staff. We are excited to have him join us as he also enters his first season on the coaching staff at Southern New Hampshire.
A native of Rhode Island, Rich graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Kinesiology: Sport Studies and a Business Administration minor. Weinrebe was a four-year member and two-year captain of the Wildcats. Helping anchor the backline in 2005, New Hampshire was ranked No. 1 in New England and was ranked No. 23 nationally.
Weinrebe, in the past, was working fulltime for Seacoast United Sports Club. Weinrebe currently holds a USSF ‘D’ license.
Josh Taylor is our Director of EDP, fall TOTs, and is a mulit-year coach within our girls program. He is entering his fifth year on the coaching staff at SNHU.
A 2008 graduate from New England College with a degree in Sport and Recreation Management and a Coaching Minor. Taylor was four-year member for the Pilgrims men's soccer team being named to The Commonwealth Coast Conference All-Conference 3rd Team in 2007 and team captain in 2008. The Pilgrims also were ECAC Tournament finalists in 2007 and achieved 40 wins, most in school history, during a four-year span.
Taylor is also the Director of Operations for Soccer Sphere in which he works extensively with the youth programs in Hooksett, Bow and Candia. Taylor holds a NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA Advance Youth Diploma, and a USSF ‘D’ License.
He has completed a Master’s Degree in Sport Management and a Certificate in International Sport Management from SNHU in 2010. During his Master’s program he completed his internship with the New England Revolution in their Soccer Operations department.
James Goodwin is an alumna of the club and has been a multi-year coach within our boys program as well as an assistant coach for the Olympic Development Program U16 for two years. During that time he was also the men's soccer coach at Merrimack High School for two years. As he continues coaching the boys program at HFC Goodwin is entering his first year at Southern New Hampshire as a member of the men's soccer coaching staff.
A 2008 graduate from Syracuse University with a degree in Health and Exercise Science. Goodwin was a four-year member of the men’s soccer team at Syracuse, receiving honors as a Big East Academic All-Star and earning a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
Marc Hubbard is the Director of Coaching at Amherst Soccer Club/HFC. He has been the head coach at Southern New Hampshire University since 2008 and has had remarkable success. Prior to his post at SNHU Hubbard spent five seasons as the top assistant coach under Rob Thomas at the University of New Hampshire.
A 2003 graduate of Colgate University, Hubbard enjoyed a stellar four-year career with the Raiders. He was a three-time Patriot League Second Team selection and earned NSCAA All-New York honors as a senior. Hubbard also served as team captain and was the president of Colgate's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) from 2001-03.
Hubbard has also played on the professional level, spending three years with the New Hampshire Phantoms of the USL Second Division, serving as team captain in 2006 & 2007 as well as professional experience with the Wilmington (NC) Hammerheads and the Syracuse Salty Dogs.
A 1999 graduate of Oyster River High School, Hubbard led the Bobcats to the New Hampshire Class I title as a senior while racking up 23 goals and 18 assists. He was an All-New England selection and was named Player of the Year by both Foster's Daily Democrat and the Portsmouth Herald. Hubbard played club soccer with Seacoast United and captained the U-18 team to a New Hampshire state championship. He later went on to coach with SUSC, leading the U-16 squad to a state title in 2005. He currently coaches the U-16 SUSC Academy league which competes in the new US Soccer developmental academy.
Hubbard graduated from Colgate in 2003 with a degree in Political Science. He later went on to earn his master's at UNH in Kinesiology: Sports Studies in 2006.
Hubbard is married to Molly (Plimpton) and they reside in Newmarket, N.H. with their son Harper and daughter Hazel.
Gabe Mercier was a four-year starter at Southern New Hampshire University from 2004 to 2008. He captained SNHU to the league and conference championships in 2008 under Coach Hubbard. In 2009 he signed his first professional contract for the Western Mass Pioneers (USL-2). He also played professional indoor soccer for the Louisville Lightning (PASL) and finished fifth on the team in points (8 Goals, 11 Assists). He has made a total of 6 appearances for the New England Revolution (Two-Reserve matches, and four pre-season matches). He was invited to pre-season by Coach Heaps of the New England Revolution (2012) and was on trial for a month and got the honor to play against the likes of David Beckham, Edson Buddle, and the LA Galaxy. Gabe and his wife, Katrina Alicia Mercier, have one son, Benjamin Galileo-Carlos Mercier.
Steve Martus was a 4 year starter for Plymouth State University. He is currently the head coach at Wilton Lyndeborough Coop HS where he has won 2 State Championships and was honored with the NHIAA Coach of the Year Award in 2009. He has been at Wilton Lyndeborough for the last 6 years. He previously had coached at Nashua World Cup for 4 years and enters his third year with HFC. Steve's HFC Senior Open team won the Division 2 championship this past Spring.
Dominic Dimaggio has been with HFC for one full season coaching the GU12 team to a regular season title in 2013. He also conducts goalkeeper training for all HFC teams. He is currently the starting goal keeper for the SNHU Men’s soccer team and will be the team’s co-captain this season. In 2012 Dominic was Conference Tournament MVP, 1st Team All Tournament Team, 3rd Team All Region and 3rd Team All Conference.
Austin Britt has extensive coaching experience throughout the Southern New Hampshire Region coaching at various clubs as well as competitive camps under the Soccer Sphere label. He is currently the head coach of the Boys U-14 team.
Austin grew up playing his youth soccer with the Ottawa Fury and has 3 years of semi-professional playing experience with the likes of Albany Blackwatch, Western Mass Pioneers, and the Seacoast United Phantoms.
Austin is an alumni of Southern New Hampshire University where he was featured as a central defender for the Penmen. He was a four year member of the Penmen and earned Capital One Third Team Academic All-America accolades in his final year with the Penmen.
Keegan Campbell begins his first full season with HFC. He is in his 3rd year at SNHU and is currently the co-captain for the 2013 season. He has played in every game during his first two seasons and was named to the 2011 Northeast-10 All-Rookie team. A graduate of Norton HS, Keegan led the Lancers to an undefeated season and State Championship as a senior. He has coached at many soccer camps throughout MA during the last several years.
Mark Painchaud, a native of Concord NH, is a recent graduate of Southern New Hampshire University (’12) and current graduate student. Painchaud played for the Penmen for five seasons and captained the team during the 2011 and 2012 seasons. He was a two time recipient of the SNHU Sportsmanship award in 2010 and 2012. He recently signed a position with the SNHU Women’s Soccer team as an assistant coach.
Claudette Stone is a NH Soccer Association licensed coach, and has coached a number of HFC/ASC youth teams since 2001, from the EDP level to U-14. Claudette has been actively involved in the Club for over 15 years. As well as being a parent of three children, all of whom went through the Club as players, she has served in assorted leadership roles, such as team manager, assistant coach, coach, ASC Board Member-At-Large, Secretary, Advertising Coordinator, and tournament committee member Prior to coaching soccer, she coached youth track teams for ten consecutive years. She enjoys playing soccer and plays on various adult recreational teams throughout the year. Claudette, a special education teacher by day, seeks to empower youth to develop to their true potential, in school and on the soccer field.
Coach Mark Smith played soccer at Phillips Academy Andover. He started coaching career in 1993 and joined the Amherst Soccer Club as a coach for the BU9 team in 1994. He has coached soccer in NH for the Amherst Soccer Club, the Nashua World Cup Soccer Club and the Inti Soccer Academy during his coaching career. He holds both a USSF National D and Youth license. Most recently, he has supported ASC as a U10 and U11 coach and is presently our U10 player pool coordinator.
Jamie Pendleton has extensive experience coaching and training youth soccer for various clubs in central and southern NH since 2000. Coach Pendleton was named the 2011 Girls Competitive Coach of the Year by New Hampshire Soccer Association. She received the award after leading the Londonderry United Girls U12 team to a state championship and the tournament’s sportsmanship award.
Pendleton is a founding board member of Inti Academy of Manchester, a nonprofit that gives academic and soccer opportunities to the inner city children in Manchester. Currently she is the Director for the program as well as an afterschool teacher and soccer coach.
A skilled collegiate soccer player, Jaime played Division 1 soccer for four years at the University of Hartford, which won the America East championship in 2003, and made three NCAA conference appearances during her tenure there.
In 2004, Ms. Pendleton graduated from the University of Hartford with a B.A. degree in Elementary Education and is a certified teacher with eight years of experience. Six of those years were in the Manchester School District (2007-2013) and two in Nevada. She received the Rookie Award (2006) and the Teacher Appreciation Award (2007) for her teaching at Jacob E. Manch Elementary School in Las Vegas, NV.