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Darren is the President of Velocity Soccer Club and has been involed with the club in many capacities since its inception in 1999. He is currently the U-17 girls coach after 8 years coaching on the boy's side.   Darren holds a USSF National "D" license, NSCAA National diploma, and NSCAA Advanced National dipolma, along with his State Goalkeeping diploma, NSCAA's NFHS Player Development diploma, and the NSCAA'S Mental and Physical Player Development diploma.  Darren was selected as the girl's youth coach of the year in 2001 by Soccer Maine while coaching for the Saco Soccer Club.  Currently the varsity girl's coach at Biddeford High School where he was named the SMAA's Coach of the Year for the 2013 season.  He also served as Maine ODP assistant coach for the 1992 girls and as head coach for 2 years for the 1994 girls.  Previously, Darren was a sub varsity girls coach at Thornton Academy from 2006-2009.

He also serves on the Soccer Maine board of directors for over 7 years from 2005-present.  


Jess played all four year of high school soccer at Thornton Academy. She played varsity starting her sophomore year. In 2007 Jess made the SMAA first team all conference as well as the Journal Tribune All Star Team. Jess played for the Velocity club from 2003-2006. In 2007 she played for Coastal Soccer Club, now Seacoast. While playing for Coastal, Jess won a state championship title. She also played ODP for 3 years starting in 2005. Jess now plays for Saint Joseph’s College of Maine - in 2009 she played in 19 games and in 2010 played in only 15 games (due to a concussion towards the middle of the season). At Saint Joe’s, Jess is majoring in Exercise Science in hopes to use that degree to be a strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer, nutritionist and as well as continuing coaching soccer. Jess received her “E” license in 2009 and now has been coaching with Velocity for 3 years assisting what is now the U14 girls team and the U17 boys team. Jess has been involved with the club since it started in 1999 when she was a spectator for her brother - a player then, and now a coach.

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