ACADEMY STAFF

Adam Allerton
Academy Director
Adam will serve as the Director of the BRSC Academy program for players U7-U9. He previously has served as an Academy Director with the Eastern Football Club in Bedford, NY, from 2007-2008.Allerton most recently has served as an Assistant Coach for the University of Bridgeport Women’s Soccer team in Bridgeport, CT, where he helped the team reach the NCAA Division II Tournament Second Round in 2013. He has also recently been a Region I Staff Coach with US Youth Soccer and served as the head coach of the Connecticut Football Club United ECNL Under-18 team. He has also served as a Staff Coach with the Connecticut Olympic Development Program. He holds several coaching licenses related to strength and conditioning as well as the NSCAA Advanced National, NSCAA Goalkeeper II License, and the NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma.

Steven Bastura 
Academy Coach 
Steven is from Brookfield, Connecticut, but moved to Baton Rouge a little over two years ago to assist with the Academy program. In addition to coaching in the Academy, he is also the junior varsity coach at Episcopal.  Steven is a current holder of the USSF “E” license, and is currently pursuing the USSF “D” license. Aside from coaching, Steven is the Facilities Director of Baton Rouge Soccer Club. 

Chris Nungesser
Academy Coach
Chris began with the Academy in the summer of 2015. He is a current holder of the USSF “E” license and is in the process of obtaining the “D” license as well. In addition to working in the Academy, Chris is also the head coach of the 8th grade girls soccer team at Episcopal. He has also previously coached the 7th grade boy’s team as well. He is from Metairie, Louisiana and moved to Baton Rouge in 2013 to attend LSU. He is currently in his final semester of pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration.

Roman Nardozi
Academy Coach
Roman began with the Academy Program in the spring of 2016. He is a current holder of the "E” and is in the process of obtaining his “D” certification. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he moved here in the fall of 2014 to teach Social Studies at McKinley Middle Academic Magnet where he is currently employed teaching the eighth grade.  Bringing with him was three years of head coaching experience (2011-2013) for the middle school in which he attended, Keystone Oaks in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He has since been the head coach for both the boys and girls middle school teams at M.M.A.M. since the fall of 2014.  He holds a bachelor's degree in Social Studies Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Matheus Costa 
Academy Coach 
Matheus Costa is a native of Brazil. He played at ABC.FC (Brazilian Professional Team) youth academy prior to moving to the United States. He came to the United States on a soccer scholarship to Oklahoma Baptist University. He played for three years there before he transferred to Avila University (Mo) where he finished his college career. He obtained a degree in Physical Education from Potiguar University in Brazil, and also a degree in Kinesiology from Avila University (Mo).  As a college player he was two-time All Conference, and also two-time SAC Conference Men’s Soccer Champion with experience playing national tournaments as well. His coaching experience includes: soccer camps around Oklahoma, Kansas City, Louisiana and Colorado; Men’s Assistant Coach, Catholic High School – La; Men’s Assistant Coach, Avila University – Mo. He currently coaches in the BRSC Academy Program, BRSC 03 Boys Black Team, and he is an assistant coach of ‘01 Boys Black Team. He holds United States Soccer Federation (USSF) “E” license. 

Raphael Vieira Nunes
Academy Coach
Raphael is from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He graduated from UNA university and ranked number three in his class as a professional pilot. He also holds a degree in theology.  He successfully coached high school soccer and middle school futsal at Instituto Ebenezer in Lagoa Santa, Brazil. He was a personal trainer for many players and helped them find professional teams in Brazil. He has recently obtained his USSF “E” license. Currently, he resides in Baton Rouge, LA and coaches soccer for Baton Rouge Soccer Club's Academy and for Episcopal Middle School teams. 


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