Staff

The Wolves Futsal Club staff is comprised of professionally licensed FUTSAL coaches. We pride ourselves on our staff having REAL knowledge about the sport of futsal. All of our leaders regularly coach soccer but it's the fact that they are licensed in the sport of futsal that sets our staff apart.

Zach Rocha

Executive Director, Co-Founder

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Rocha has directed the Wolves Futsal Club since its inception in 2014. Considered one of the oldest and best youth futsal clubs in America, the Wolves have competed in tournaments with every major national organization. The Wolves also have traveled to Bermuda for international competition. Wolves players and staff have gone on to represent the United States National Teams in soccer, been hired to direct Major League Soccer youth academies, and signed professional contracts to play in Portugal.

Jesse Vann

Co-Founder

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Vann's childhood love of the Wolverhampton Wanderers is how our name and color schemes came to be. Vann is a dual American-English citizen who grew up playing in the Baltimore area and featured on Maryland Olympic Program Development soccer teams as a kid.

Keith Beaty

Director Emeritus

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Beaty was with the Wolves from 2014 to 2020. During that time, he helped grow the Wolves to a place of international prominence in the futsal world. In early 2020, he was hired as the Academy Director for the Queen City Mutiny in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Doug Burns

Director, South Shore

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Burns has been with the Wolves since 2015, when his son, Logan, began playing. He became the South Shore Director in 2019. Burns has been a life-long advocate of childhood development through soccer and futsal. He is the Director of Operations for the Coastal Youth Futsal League and the Director of Marshfield United Soccer Club.

James David

Staff Coach, Boston

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David joins the Wolves for the 2020/2021 season. He has previously been a futsal coach with NEFC. He will be working as a head coach for our boys and girls teams, working with both our youngest and oldest players. David is also the Junior Academy Director in soccer with NEFC Metro North. He previously was Assistant Coach of Women's Soccer at Fitchburg State University, where he also had a successful playing career on the Men's Soccer team. 

Gigi Kourepenos

Staff Coach, Boston

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Kourepenos joins the Wolves for the 2020/2021 season. She has previously been a futsal coach with FC Stars. She will be working as a head coach for our girls teams, working with both our youngest and oldest players. Kourepenos is also a Staff Coach in soccer with FC Stars. She played club soccer with FC Stars and NEFC. She is a microbiologist who studied at Quinnipiac University.

Dastan Pakyari

Staff Coach, Boston

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Pakyari has been with the Wolves since 2018. He has been a head coach for our girls and boys teams, working with both our youngest and oldest players. Pakyari led the 2005 boys team to Beantown Cup and Northeast Futsal Association Youth Premier League titles in 2019/2020. He also coached the Newton Youth Soccer 2007 boys team to a league title that same year. Additionally, he coaches in the Northeast Futsal Association's Youth Academy program. Pakyari is also the Head Coach of Lexington High School's Boys' Varsity soccer team.

Thomas Pinzone

Staff Coach, Boston

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Pinzone joins the Wolves for the 2020/2021 season. He has previously been a futsal coach with Abbey Villa. He will be working as a head coach for our girls teams, working with both our youngest and oldest players. Pinzone is also a Staff Coach in soccer with Sachems FC and the Head Coach for Women's Soccer at Fisher College. He previously worked as the Assistant Coach for Men's Soccer at St. Joseph's College (ME).

John Power

Staff Coach, Boston

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Power has been with the Wolves since 2018. He has been a head coach for our girls teams, working with both our youngest and oldest players. Power led the 2007 girls team at the World Futsal Championships in Orlando, Florida and helped the team to Beantown Cup and Northeast Futsal Association Youth Premier League titles in 2019/2020. He is also the President of Weston Soccer Club, the Head Coach of Weston High School's Girls' Varsity soccer team, and is a former co-owner of the NWSL's Boston Breakers.

Ike Oputa

Staff Coach, Boston

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Oputa has been with the Wolves since 2017. He has been a head coach for our girls and boys teams, working with both our youngest and oldest players. Pakyari led the 2002 boys team to Beantown Cup and Northeast Futsal Association Youth Premier League titles in 2019/2020. Additionally, he coaches in the Northeast Futsal Association's Youth Academy program. Oputa is a former semi-professional player, having featured with the NPSL's Greater Lowell United.

Pat Quinn

Staff Coach, Boston

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Quinn has been with the Wolves since 2018. He has been a head coach for our girls and boys teams, working with both our youngest and oldest players. Quinn led the 2007 girls team to Beantown Cup and Northeast Futsal Association Youth Premier League titles in 2019/2020. Additionally, he coaches in the Northeast Futsal Association's Youth Academy program. Quinn is also a Head Coach in soccer with NEFC and Hill House.

Rob Smith

Staff Coach, Boston

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Smith joins the Wolves for the 2020/2021 season. Previously, he coached in the Northeast Futsal Association's Youth Academy program. He will be working as a head coach for our girls and boys teams, working with both our youngest and oldest players. Smith is also a Head Coach in soccer with FC Stars, the Assistant Coach for Men's Soccer at Norther Essex Community College, and is an award-winning science teacher at the Pike School.

Mike Galvin

Staff Coach, South Shore

Galvin has been with the Wolves since 2019. He will be working as a head coach for our girls and boys teams, working with both our youngest and oldest players. Galvin is also the Assistant Director for NEFC South Shore and the Assistant Coach for Women's Soccer at Boston College.

Kyle Courteau

Staff Coach, South Shore

Courteau has been with the Wolves since 2019. He will be working as a head coach for our girls and boys teams, working with both our youngest and oldest players. Courteau is also a Head Coach with Marshfield United Soccer Club.