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General Contact Information

Please feel free to reach out to the appropriate contact below if you have any feedback or questions.

General Questions

Tryouts - [email protected]
Camps - [email protected]
Uniforms - [email protected]
Fees - [email protected]
Operations - [email protected]
Events - [email protected]
Social Media - [email protected]
Goalkeeping - [email protected]
General Information - [email protected]

Barcelona United Soccer Leadership

Detzi Kruszynski / Director of Coaching - Boys - [email protected] / 614-370-0935
Georgi Petrov / Director of Coaching - Girls - [email protected] / 614-397-6116

Barcelona United Administrative Leadership

Cindy Vollmer / Fee & Uniform Administrator - [email protected]
Brian Holter / Club Registrar - 

Mailing Address

Barcelona United
50 Hill Road South
Pickerington, OH 43147

Barcelona United Board Members

Karl Newman
Board Member

Email: [email protected]

Mike Simmons
Board Member

Email: [email protected]

Nick Cervi
Board Member

Email: [email protected]

Rick Ricketts
Business Manager

Email: [email protected]

Meet Our Staff

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth soccer experience possible! We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished coaches and administrators. Read the bios below to learn more about your coach and other leaders in our community.

Additional staff members are being added daily so please check back soon for new information.

2016-17 Staff List Press Release Announcement

Georgi Petrov

Director of Coaching - Girls - Email

Phone: 614-397-6116

Playing Experience
Played three years for the Ohio Vortex in the Professional Arena Soccer League
Played for Bulgarian U16 National Team
Played professionally in Bulgaria with FC Beroe Stara Zagora and FC Levski
In Bulgaria he was coached by Krasimir Mechev, Bojidar Dyakov, Stoyan Stoyanov and Dinko Dinev                                   
2012 National Beach Soccer Champion with Rush BSC

Coaching Experience
Barcelona United director of coaching- Girls for the past 6 years.
More than 15 years of coaching and professional playing experience
Former coaching positions: CUSA, CFA, PASA
Current ODP State coach

USSF C license
NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma 

Detzi Kruszynski

Director of Coaching - Boys - Email

Phone: 614-370-0935

Playing Experience
More than 30 years of professional playing and coaching experience
Played with the Polish National team, and several German Bundesliga and English Premier League teams including Wimbledon FC and Coventry FC
In England his managers and coaches included: Bobby Gould, F.A. Cup Winner in 1988, and Wales National Coach, and Ray Harford, Assistant Coach to Kenny Daglish, 1996 Premier League Champion with Blackburn. He was also coached by Don Howe, Assistant Coach for the English National Team and Joe Kinner, Manager of the Year in the Premier League in 1993.
While playing with Hamburger SV in Germany, Detzi was coached by Ernst Happer, a European Cup championship winner and two time German Bundesliga champion. While with Hamburger, Detzi played with Franz Beckenbauer, generally regarded as one of the greatest German soccer players of all time.
Honors include finishing third place in the European Championship with the Polish National team, and winning two league championship titles in England and Germany
Polish National Team                                                                                                        
Played in 500+ Professional Soccer Games

USSF B License
NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
USSF Youth National License 

Sam Preston

Playing Experience:

University of Chicago 2010-2014:  Started on an NCAA Top 25 Team, UAA All Academic Team 2010-2014, OOC Athlete of the week (September 2010)
Athens Academy High School 2006-2010: A/AA Georgia Player of the Year 2010, Team Co-Captain 2009 & 2010, Regional Champion 2009 & 2010, 1st Team All-Northeast Georgia 2009 & 2010, Team MVP 2010
Augusta Arsenal 92: 2010 Georgia Classic 1 Champions, 2010 Georgia State Cup Semi-Finalist, 2010 CASL Showcase Premier Bracket Champion

Coaching Experience:
Barcelona United U13 Elite Boys: 2016 to Current


Makan Keita

Bio Coming Soon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Ricardo Iribarren

Staff Coach - Email

Bio Coming Soon                                                                                                                                                                                                                               


Layla Frommeyer

Bio Coming Soon              

Lazaro Fuentes

Staff - Email

Coaching Experience
Graduate of The Ohio State University - P.E. coursework
Masters in Sports and Recreation Sciences from Ohio University
More than 20 years training, conditioning and competing at a high level in athletics coaching competitive travel       
AAU wrestling and club, recreational soccer and competitive club soccer.
Accredited interscholastic soccer and wrestling coach through the National Federation of State High
School Associations.
Certified Day Camp Director license.

US Youth - D, NSCAA - National Diploma, NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

Ika Khutsidze

Staff Coach - Email

Playing Experience
From 2007-2009, Khutsidze worked his way through the ranks at FC Ameri Tbilisi. He appeared for the first
team during the 2008-2009 season, scoring 4 goals in 27 matches. At the time, Ameri played in the Pirveli Liga,       
Georgia's second division. In 2009, Khutsidze was signed to the senior squad of Baia Zugdidi of the Georgian
Premier League. Khutsidze played in 7 league matches and scored 1 goal during his year with the club.[1] The
following season, Khutsidze signed for FC Gagra, also of the Georgian Premier League. In 2011, he captained
the team, helping the club become league champions and qualifying them to compete in 2011–12 UEFA
Europa League qualifying.[2] Khutsidze played in both of Gagra's matches in the tournament but the team was
ultimately eliminated from qualification 2-3 on aggregate by Anorthosis Famagusta FC of Cyprus.[3] In June
2012, Khutsidze trialed with and appeared in a reserve league match for the Columbus Crew of Major League
Soccer despite offers to play in Ukraine.[4][5]

After not being signed by the Crew, Khutsidze returned to Gagra.[6] On 4 February 2013, it was announced
that Khutsidze's contract with FC Gagra had been terminated by mutual consent.[7] It was then announced
on 10 April 2013 that Khutsidze had signed for the Dayton Dutch Lions of the USL Pro, the third division of
United States soccer league system for the 2013 season.[2] On 20 April 2013, Khutsidze made his debut for
Dayton in the opening game of the season, a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.[8] Khutsidze
finished the 2013 USL Pro season with a total of 25 league appearances, tallying three assists.[9]

On 24 March 2014, it was announced that Khutsidze had resigned with the Dutch Lions for the 2014 USL Pro
season.[10] Following the season, Khutsidze resigned with Dayton as they self-relegated to the Premier
Development League after making 35 USL professional appearances for the club.[11]

In 2009, Khutsidze appeared in a U21 friendly against Belarus. Khutsidze was part of Georgia's squad for
qualification for the 2011 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship.[3]

Deanne Mascia

Staff Coach - Email

Playing Experience

I have been playing soccer at a young age for different clubs. I have played for PASA, Classics FC, Blast FC, and
FC Phoenix. I am a four year varsity letter winner at Bishop Hartley and played for a year at a division 2 college
(Ohio Dominican University), but my college career was cut short due to multiple injuries and surgeries.  

Coaching Experience
I have volunteered to coach at Bishop Hartley Soccer Summer camps. I am currently holding soccer practices as     
a direct child care worker at Hittle House.

TJ Mohammed

Staff Coach - Email

Playing Experience
1976-1979: Played in the Ghanaian premier League giants Accra Hearts of Oak's Academy team
( Adabaraka Hearts Babies ).
1980-1981: Played with Ghanaian Premier League Club Real Tamale United alongside the country's
Legend Abedi Ayew ( Pele )

Coaching Experience
1987/2006: played a role of a Player/Coach within a community of ex Ghanaian and other African soccer                  
pros in NY and NJ area.
2007/2010: Flash & CFA/PASA.
2011-2012: Barcelona Ohio FC & one of the only three original coaching staff members.
2013-2015: Crew Juniors Pickerington & Crew Juniors South.

Toni Pitoshka

Staff Coach - Email
Playing Experience

FC Partizan - Serbia
FC Cakovec - Croatia
FC Croatia Sesvete - Croatia
FC Marek -Bulgaria
FC Bregalnica - Macedonia
FC Pelister - Macedonia
Member of the Macedonian U14, U16, U18 and U21 National Teams.
Played UEFA cup in Marek - Bulgaria against Wolfsburg - Germany                                                                                                      

Coaching Experience
Coached at FC Pelister in 2010 and 2011 
Barcelona United Presently



Lassana "Dai" Camara

Bio Coming Soon                  

Mike Simmons

Staff Coach - Email

Coaching Experience
PASA & PASA Select - 2005 to 2012
Crew Juniors South - 2012 to 2014
Barcelona United - 2014 to Current

US Youth Soccer D License                                                                                                                                            


Hleb "Gleb" Staliarou

Bio Coming Soon                  

Binaya Subedi

Staff Coach - Email
Playing Experience
Various adult leagues in Midwest 
3 years of Varsity college soccer 

Coaching Experience
Crew Juniors (2013-2015)
PASA Select (2008-2013)4 years of high school                                                                                                                                           

US Youth E License

Megan Wharton

Bio Coming Soon              

RG Florey

Bio Coming Soon              

Lennie Williams

Staff Coach - Email

Playing Experience
NAIA/NCAA Division II College - 3 years                                                                                                                                                         

Coaching Experience
Classics Eagles
Elite FC

US Youth - D, USSF National Y Coaching License

Willy Zarate

Staff Coach - Email

Playing Experience
Started playing Futbol at age 6.
played youth club with Academia Cantolao
H.S Soccer National Champions '85-'86
FC Alianza Lima (Academy)
FC Alianza Lima (FPF) (Peruvian first division)                                                                                                                                             
FC San Agustin (FPF) (Peruvian first division)

Coaching Experience
Over 25 years of experience coaching soccer at al levels.
Fisher Catholic HS Head Coach
Pickerington North HS Assistant coach
Ohio Vortex (PASL) professional arena soccer league. Assistant coach
Club Soccer experience:
PASA (head coach)
CFA (head coach)
Schelotto & Padula Soccer Academy (Director of Coaching)
Barcelona Ohio (head coach)

US Youth - C, "B" License Peruvian Futbol Federation

Nikki Sorice

Bio Coming Soon          

Brad Monhollen

Staff Coach - Email

Coaching Experience
Coach at Pickerington High School and Pickerington High School Central since Spring of 1993.
Pickerington High School Central Varsity Boys Coach Currently
Ohio Cosmos- Coached with Bob Barnes (Ohio Wesleyan Women's Coach) for two years
PASA/CFA- Goalkeeper trainer with Eddie Carvacho (Former Columbus Crew Goalkeeper Coach)                       
Blast (Pickerington) Goalkeeper instructor and Youth Academy Director for two years
Barcelona Ohio U8/U7 Girls Coach (2 years) and Goalkeeper Coach for Boys and Girls (2 Years)

Playing Experience
Played goalkeeper for over 20 years at various levels.

US Youth - D, NSCAA- Regional and State Diplomas

Dylan Stevens

Bio Coming Soon   


Ped Dragich

Bio Coming Soon        

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50 Hill Road South 
Pickerington, Ohio 43147

Email Us: [email protected]
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