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ODP Staff


Carla DeSantis - VP of SRI ODP

Christina Maciel - DOC of SRI ODP

Tony Vieira - Academy Director

Barbara Labossiere - State Administrator

TBA- ODP Administrator


Boys Staff

  • Nate Millette
  • Jason Burnett
  • Justin Kahle
  • David Demello
  • Domenic Petrarca
  • Javier Centeno


Girls Staff

  • Daniel Brizard
  • Numar Lopez
  • Jeff Patten
  • Tanya Roberts
  • Michael Needham
  • Emily Tyner
  • Ed Martins
  • Jeremy Sherer
  • Joseph Carreiro
  • Martin Yarumian


Academy Staff

  • Jessica MacAndrew
  • Katy MacAndrew
  • Peter Maciel
  • Miguel Sagastume
  • Masamba Sow


Goalkeeping Staff

  • Michael Eade
  • David Meiklejohn


Boys ODP Coaching Staff

Jason Burnett 
Jason Burnett Picture

Jason will enter his second season with SRI ODP. Burnett joined the Brown University men's soccer staff in August 2011 as an assistant coach under Patrick Laughlin.  Previously, Burnett served as an assistant at the University of Vermont for one season working with the team's goalkeepers. 

Burnett arrived at UVM after a successful four-year career at Saint Michael's College. A goalkeeper, he served as team captain and was an All-New England selection as a senior. During his career at SMC he ranked among the Northeast-10 Conference leaders in six different categories, including saves, shutouts and goals against average. He was part of a four-year class that won 37 games, the most by any four-year class in the program's history.

Burnett earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Saint Michael's


Nate Millette
Nate Millette

Nate will be in his first season with SRI ODP.

Nate Millette is entering his third year as the assistant men's soccer coach. Millette has helped guide the program to six wins over the first two years of Division I play. A native of Scituate, RI, Nate graduated from Scituate High School in 2002. 
Millette was a four-time all-conference soccer player in the open-division. As a senior, he was a member of the Rhode Island All-State team and was second in the league in points, scoring 18 goals and dishing out six assists while splitting time between sweeper and center midfield. Millette played for the Northern Lightning, South Coast United and Mid-State Stompers Premier Clubs, collecting a total of six state cup titles.


Girls ODP Coaching Staff





Ed Martins

Ed Martins has been with ODP for 3 years. He has coached premier soccer for 15 years and has coached youth soccer for 20+ years. Teams that he has coached have represented Rhode Island in 13 state cups. Ed has coached players that have gone on to play at all levels of college throughout the country, including Brown University, Northeastern, Providence College, Central Connecticut, URI, Sacred Heart, Holy Cross, Saint Rose, Trinity, University of Chicago, Villanova, Salve Regina, & RIC.
Ed currently holds a USSF National D, Youth 1 and 2 certificates.


Jeremy Sherer

Jeremy Sherer
Jeremy Sherer enters his 5th season as a part of SRI ODP. He is also entering his 5th season as a member of the Tidal Wave SC staff. While at Tidal Wave, Jeremy has led his 16G team to the RI State Cup Semi Finals and State Cup Championship.
Prior to coming to Tidal Wave, Jeremy was the Director of Coaching at CLCF in Cranston, RI. He coached at WMS in North Kingstown--where he helped launch a new middle school soccer program winning the NK Cup for two consecutive years-- and at the HS level at Moses Brown School in Providence.
He is an active member of the NSCAA and holds a USSF National Y License and D License.



Joe Carreiro

Joe Carreiro
Joe Carreiro begins his 6th season with SRI ODP. Carreiro has been a fixture in the RI club soccer scene, holding positions within the RI Rays,  Northern Lightning, and currently working with Bruno United FC.
Carreiro is a Certified State and Collegiate Referee. Along with his officiating credentials, he holds his USSF Youth 1, Youth 2, F, E, & D licenses.



Tony Vieira (Academy Staff Director)

Tony Vieira

Tony Vieira is entering his first season with SRI ODP. Vieira has spent the last 7 years coaching for the East Providence School department. From 2004-2005 he was the 2nd assistant with the boy varsity team, from 2006-2008 he was the head coach of Martin middle school, and in 2009 Vieira was hired as the boys varsity soccer head coach.

Tony is also entering his 6th season with the Bayside FC Bolts premier club, where he holds the position of Vice President. In this role, he assists the clubs president and DOC’s with all aspects of the club on a daily basis. Along with his VP position, Vieira is currently the U14 boys and U14 girls head coach. In 2008 Vieira lead the U12 boys to a RI State Cup Championship. In 2009 Vieira lead the U13 boys and U11 boys to a RI State Cup Championship and the U13 girls to the finals of the RI State Cup.

Vieira, a product of RI ODP, played High School Soccer at East Providence High and played his youth soccer for Bayside United Rangers. He also played for Taunton Sports Juniors in LASA where he was a 2 time all-star. In 1999 Vieira was among 30 players from the US to be selected to AYSO C.A.P National program in North Ridge, California. Tony continues to play for various men’s amateur leagues in RI.

Tony currently holds an AYSO youth module, USSF E license and a NSCAA High School Coaches Diploma.




Peter Maciel
  Peter is entering his first year with SRI ODP. He has helped develop players within RI on both the boys and girls side.  As a player he was a member of Bayside for his entire youth playing career where he won 3 State Championships. After his time at Bayside he moved on and continued to play at CCRI where he was named All-Region.  Coach Maciel is currently working with our U-13, U-15 Girls teams and Our U12 BoysTeam. Coach Maciel currently holds a USSF E and USSF National D licenses.


Martin Yarumian

Martin Yarumian

Martin Yarumian is entering his 1st season with SRI ODP. Yarumian has grown up playing soccer through the Coventry Soccer Association and still plays in a number of leagues in Rhode Island. He began his coaching career at the young age of 14 and has worked developing players for the past 12 years.  During this time Yarumian has coached both boys and girls in all age groups, from the U8 to U19.  Most recently, he coached the Coventry U12 girls to a Superliga State Championship.

He served as the U8 and U10 trainer as well as the goalkeeper coach for Coventry Soccer Association.  Yarumian also does individual training, group sessions, and helps other coaches to develop their coaching skills.

Yarumian has also branched off to develop his own soccer camps that develop skills, knowledge of the game, and the ability to play at an elite level.  Now he will bring his talents to TIDAL WAVE S.C. working with the U-12 boys squad as well as spear heading the Tidal Wave South movement, as the club looks to grow into Southern Rhode Island.





Michael Needham


Michael will begin his first season with SRI ODP in 2012. On Jan. 14, 2011, he was named the seventh head coach in the history of the University of Rhode Island's women's soccer program.

Needham, a 1996 graduate of the University Rhode Island, returns to Kingston after a two-year stint as head coach at New Mexico State in which he oversaw the start of the Aggies soccer program.

In two seasons in Las Cruces, Needham guided the program to 16 wins, including a nine-win campaign in the program's inaugural season in 2009. That season, Needham guided NMSU to the postseason, entering the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament as the fifth seed. The Aggies finished the season ranked No. 15 in the NCAA in attendance, averaging 1,129 fans for seven home matches.

Prior to New Mexico State, Needham spent two seasons as the top assistant coach at George Mason. While there, Needham was responsible for every aspect of the program, including on-field direction, budget responsibilities, daily program operations, and the student-athletes' academic success. He was also the program's recruiting coordinator and orchestrated two of the top recruiting classes in Mason history.

Needham also served as an assistant at Drury University in Springfield, Mo. from 2002-03 and was an assistant at URI from 2000-01. He also has extensive experience coaching outside the collegiate ranks. He worked with the Region IV Olympic Development Program as a staff coach and prior to that he was with the Nevada Olympic Development Program as head coach. He also spent time at the United Soccer Academy in Delray Beach, Fla., as the Director of Coaching.

The Killingworth, Conn. native has his United States Soccer Federation National 'A' License, a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) 'Premier Diploma' in addition to an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma with Distinction and an United States Soccer Federation National Youth Licensure.



Jeff Patten


Jeff will begin his sixth season on the SRI ODP staff. Patten is in his first year as the Head Women's soccer coach at Dean College. He was previously the assistant women's soccer coach at Bryant University, where he was in charge of developing the teams's fitness and speed agility program.


Jeff has worked in the sports and fitness field for over 10 years and currently is the owner of Athletic Conditioning Center, Inc. in Smithfield, RI. ACC has the distinction of being the premier soccer training facility in New England. He has trained many of the top players from Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.


Patten earned his B.S. in Sport Management/Health and Fitness with a minor in physical education from Eastern Connecticut State University and M.S. in Human Movement (Biomechanics) from A.T. Still University.



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