Barcelona United
Columbus, Ohio’s Premier Youth Soccer Club


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.


Detzi Kruszynski

Director of Coaching - Boys
Phone: 614-370-0935
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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 GamesUSSF B License
NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
USSF Youth National License

Toni Pitoshka

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
ODP Coach


Cobby Yeboah

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Mark Massey

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Steven Lesmes

Playing Experience:

4 years of College Scholarship Athlete


Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Fredonia State University (Elite 8 Appearance)

AMC All - Conference Honors (2003,08)

Coaching Experience:

Associate Mens Head Coach, Mount Vernon Nazarene University (2007-2011)

Head Girls Varsity Coach, Westerville North High School (2011-2013)

Mens Assistant Coach,  Capital University (2013-2015)

Head Coach Columbus Crew SC Pre-Academy / Academy 98s-03s (2010-2016)

Director of Crew SC Camps, Columbus Crew SC (2015)

Lead Trainer, Total Player Academy - private training for MLS, Division I,II and III players, USDA (MLS Academy)and US Mens Youth National Team Pool Players (2010 - Current)

Head Boys Coach, Barcelona United (Current)


Education and Licenses:


Masters of Education (Curriculum and Instruction)

Professional Teaching License PreK - 12 (Physical Education and Health)

USSF - National D

NSCAA - Advanced National Coaching Diploma


Lazaro Fuentes

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Stephen Rose


Playing Experience:

Walsh University -  4 years

2x All Conference Selection


Coaching Experience:

Head Men's Soccer Coach, Marietta College (2010-2012)

Assistant Men's and Women's Soccer Coach, Marietta College (2005-2009)

Director of Coaching, River Valley Soccer Club (RVSC), Parkersburg, WV (2010-2012)

Associate Director of Coaching, RVSC, Parkersburg, WV (2005-2009)

Head Coach '93 Boys WV State Cup Champions 2008

WV ODP State Coach (2005-2012) Multiple teams girls/boys

Barcelona United (Current)



NSCAA Advanced National

NSCAA National




Jason Herbert

Playing Experience:

Circleville High School, All-MSL

University of Rio Grande (3 yr. letter winner, 2 conference titles, 3 regional final appearances)

Coaching Experience:

USSF 'D' License

Current Varsity Girls Head Coach at Teays Valley High School

2003, 2004, 2005, & 2008 Mid-State League Coach of the Year

2003 & 2008 Souteast District Coach of the Year.

B.A. in Exercise Science & Physiology from University of Rio Grande

M.Ed. Grand Canyon University- Special Education

Steven Ramsdale

Playing Experience:

Wigan Junior Metro, Wigan, England

Standish St Wilfs, Wigan, England

Winstanley College, Wigan, England

Southport FC, Southport, England

The University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Ohio

Cincinnati Riverhawks, Cincinnati, Ohio


Coaching Experience:

University of Rio Grande Asst. Coach

Athens High School Girls


Barcelona United - Asst. Coach - 2019-2020

  • 2008 Elite

Barcelona United Head Coach - 2020 - Present 

  • 2008 Elite
  • 2009 Elite
  • 2010 Pre-Academy



English FA Prelim License

US Soccer Grassroots 7v7

US Soccer Grassroots 9v9

US Soccer Grassroots 11v11

Mike Simmons

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

US Youth Soccer D License 


Benjamin Tierney

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Ryan Cieply

Playing Experience:
Pickerington North High School - 4 years
Capital University - 4 years
Columbus Premier League

Coaching Experience:

PASA Select - 2 years
Hilliard Bradley High School - 1 year
Pickerington North High School - 2 years
Barcelona United - 2015 to current
                               2009 Boys Pre Academy Head Coach
                               Barcelona United Youth Development Director


Makan Keita

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Willie Zarate

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 all 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

Melissa Spurbeck

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Dominic Caminiti

Coaching and Playing Experience:
Started Playing Soccer at the age of 9 (1987). By 1989 started playing select soccer for C.O.S.A. and moved on to a local travel Club team at the age of 12.
Was a 2 time Captain of the Groveport Madison High school Soccer team (1992 - 96)
Was part of the First ever recruiting class and soccer team of Urbana University (1997)
Still plays in local adult leagues

Has been coaching since 2006 (both individual training and various clubs around central ohio).

F License
NSCAA Diploma

Tyson McCuen

Coaching Experience:
Upper Arlington High School - JV Coach
Classics Eagles - Head Coach
Barcelona United - Assistant Coach

Lenni WilliamsPlaying Experience:
NAIA/NCAA Division II College - 3 years                                                                                                                                  
Coaching Experience:
Classics Eagles
Elite FC

US Youth - D, USSF National Y Coaching License

Stephen Harvey P.h.D.

2003-2006 Organ State University  Corvallis
PhD in Major of Exercise and Sport Science
1998-2002 Loughborough University of technology England MS in Physical Education Pedagogy
1991-1994 University of North umbria at Newcastle England Sport Studies.

Curent Position

Associate Professor -Coaching Education Department  Sport Pedagogy  Ohio University 

Coaching Experience
Head Coach British University Sports Association  (BUSA) Champions and Runner-up.
Mountaineer United Soccer Club  Boys Juniors Academy Director
FC Williamette Corvallis O.R. Head Coach U14 and U17.

United States Soccer Association National B License.
English Football Association UEFA B European Coaching License
English Football Association Fitness Trainers License 

Geovanny Salinas
Goalkeeper Coach

Goalkeeper Coaching Experience:

2013 - Current     Northwest FC
2013 - Current     FC42
2010 - Current     ODP Goalkeeper Coach
2009 - Current     Goalkeeper Coach Boys and Girls Upper Arlington High School
2008 - 2010         Flash SC Goalkeeper Coach Boys and Girls
2008 - Current     Blast FC Goalkeeper coach Boys and Girls
2007                    Red Bull Youth Division Goalkeeper Coach
2006                    St. John Vianny Soccer Club Goalkeeper Trainer
2005                    Montclair State University Goalkeeper Trainer
2003                    Evaluator of players for ODP tryouts 
2003                    Merlin Academy Goalkeeper Trainer 
2003                    Parsippany Soccer Club Youth Division Goalkeeper Coach 
2003                    Stallions' Soccer Club Youth Division Goalkeeper Coach  
2002                    Seton Hall High School Goalkeeper Coach 
2002                    Metro Stars Soccer Academy (Goalkeeper Trainer) 
2001                    Cougars United Soccer Club (Youth Division - (Goalkeeper Trainer) 
2001                    Montclair Soccer Club (Youth Division - Goalkeeper Trainer) 
2000                    NJ/NY Metro Stars Reserve Team Goalkeeper Coach. 
2001                    NJ Imperials (American League): Goalkeeper Coach. 
2000                    Kean University Soccer Team, Union, NJ: Goalkeeper Coach
1998                    The Dussan Drascovich Soccer Academy: Guayaquil, EcuadorNational B Licence Holder
National Goalkeeping Coaching License


Robert Castillo

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Gillermo Zarate

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