Marvin Smith

Director of Coaching

Marvin Smith is a native of Trinidad and Tobago. He came to US on a soccer scholarship to Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Human Performance and Kinesiology. Smith adds great knowledge, playing and coaching experience to our club. As a college player he was a three-time All-District and an All-American player. Smith was also a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Under -17 National Team and played with the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) first division club Arima United and second division club Bennifica. Smith’s coaching experience includes: Head Women’s, Men’s Assistant Coach, Huntingdon College; Director of Coaching, Attack Soccer Club; Head Coach/Player, Alabama Saints – Professional Development League (PDL); Alabama and Louisiana Olympic Development Program (ODP) staff coach. 

Coach Smith holds his NSCAA Premier Diploma, USSF “A” License and National Youth License. He is also the NSCAA State Technical Coordinator for Louisiana as well as a USSF and NSCAA national instructor.

Chris Mitchell
Director of Coaching - Seniors, Jr. Competitive Girls Director

Chris Mitchell returned to BRSC on May 15th 2017 from a seven year stint as the Director of Capital City United Soccer Club.  Chris grew up in Baton Rouge playing for BRSA and Baton Rouge High.  A member of the Baton Rouge Soccer Associations inaugural select soccer program called United and Jaguars from 1982 – 1989.  Team captain, district MVP, All Metro Star of Stars, District MVP in HS.  He went on to receive a scholarship to play soccer at Butler University and received a BS in Marketing.  At Butler, he was a four year letterman and selected to the All – State Collegiate soccer team in 1990.  Chris played semi-professionally with the Seattle Sounders(1993) and Arkansas A’s(1994).  Returned to Baton Rouge in 1998 and began coaching at BRHS (1998-2001) and with the BR Jaguars.  In 1998, became the Premier Soccer Director for BRSA.  He ran the BRSC Premier Program from 1998 – 2010.  During that time span he became head coach for University High(2001-present) and has lead them to 17 straight quarterfinal berths and 2 state title runner up appearances in 2009 & 2010.   

Coach Mitchell currently holds his USSF “A” coaching license . Chris is married to Angie Mitchell and they both have two girls: Sophia (07) and Savannah Mitchell (09).  

Rogerio Celaya
Director of Goalkeepers

Coach Celaya returns to BRSC in May 2018 and brings over 10 years of youth, college, and professional coaching experience with him to Baton Rouge Soccer Club. He most recently served Director of Goalkeeping for the Youth Academy and assistant coach for the Semi-Professional franchise, New Jersey Copa FC. Prior to that, Rogerio served as U.S. Development Academy Head Coach and Goalkeeper Coach at IMG Academy in Bradenton Florida.

Coach Celaya has also gained experience working with several college programs, such as LSU-Shreveport, Minot State University, and LSU-Alexandria. In addition to coaching at IMG Academy, Coach  Celaya was the Executive Director and Owner of the LSA Goalkeeper Academy, where he has managed the fiscal function and performance since 2011. Coach Celaya was also recently named an Associate Staff Coach with the NSCAA. Following his successful collegiate career, he gained international experience by playing with Parana Clube in Curitiba Brazil, and Club Atlas in Guadalajara, MX. Coach Rogerio went on to play in the MLS for the Colorado Rapids in 2007 before launching his coaching career.

Coach Celaya currently holds his USSF A License (in process), NSCAA Premier Diploma, USSF National Youth License, NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeper Diploma and Masters in Business Administration from Louisiana State University.

Kiran Booluck
Outreach Director

Coach Kiran Booluck is originally from London, England. He graduated from Southampton Solent University with a bachelors of honors degree in Football (soccer) Studies. He then moved to the USA, working for Challengers Sports. He worked in the northern states before moving to Dallas, Texas. From there he eventually moved to Shreveport, LA. In Shreveport he worked for CABOSA/Shreveport United for 3 Years and was the head coach for older teams along with heading up the girls academy program. In July 2015 Coach Kiran moved to Baton Rouge. Since then he has been the head coach for multiple BRSC Competitive Teams. Coach Kiran Currently coaches the 2004 Girls Black LPDL and 2004 Boys Black LPDL Competitive team. Coach Kiran is also the 2004 Girls Olympic Development Program (ODP) Coach for Louisiana and the Head Boys Soccer Coach at Episcopal High School of Baton Rouge.

Coach Kiran currently has a UEFA B license along with numerous NSCAA Licenses and certifications including his Director of Coaching Diploma, National Youth and Goalkeeping qualifications. 

 Josh Bourgeois
 Staff Coach

 Coach Josh has obtained his E License and D license through the USSF. He won two  state championship as a player in high school for Jesuit and played competitive  soccer his whole life. He have been with the club since 2014 and coached with our  academy staff alongside Academy Director Adam Allerton, worked in the U10s program with Marvin Smith, and worked with the U12s under Age Group Director Miles Vaughn. He currently coaches at Catholic High School and has coached our U12 Boys Red team. 

 Roger Charcap
 Staff Coach

 Roger Chapcap is one of our outstanding young coaches. He is originally from Baton  Rouge and grew up playing soccer for the Baton Rouge United Club, BRSC, Cajun  Soccer Club, Redemptorist High School and Louisiana College. Chapcap’s coaching  experience includes: 2005- 2007 Zachary High School Assistant Coach, 2007-2009  Parkview Baptist Head Coach, 2008-present BRSC Head coach for our U16 Girls and Boys Black team, 2008-present BRSC Developmental Coach. Chapcap holds a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Advance Regional Diploma. Chapcap is a teacher at Parkview High School.

Adam Fevella
Assistant Recreational Director & Competitive Coach

Coach Adam moved to the Baton Rouge area summer of 2015 after serving for two years as a missionary in Haiti. He grew up in the Atlanta area, playing in the USSF Development Academy (the highest possible level of play for youth players), 4 years for Starr's Mill High School, and played at Point University in Georgia for two years before moving to Haiti. Adam has served as a coach in the. This past year, Adam was the head coach for the 03 B red and 02 B Red teams.  He was worked in our academy and after school programs.  He was the Varsity Assistant and Head JV Coach for the Episcopal High School Boys’ soccer program  for the 2015-2016 season. He is now the Head Varsity Coach at Zachary High School. 

 Adrian Garcia
 Staff Coach

 Coach Adrian has been coaching club soccer for 15 years and has spent the last 2  with BRSC. After graduating from college, he played and coached in Auckland, New  Zealand for a season. Coach Adrian has 12 years of high school coaching experience  including the last 9 at St. Amant high school. He holds a USSF D License. 

 Christina Fink
 Staff Coach

 Christina played collegiately for Arkansas State University from 2011-2013 where she  was voted the team Offensive Player of the Year for the 2012 season.  She set the  school record for most game-winning goals in a season, earned Sunbelt Player of the Week honors and was selected to the Sunbelt Conference First Team by College Sports Madness. She played her club career in Mississippi for JFC, Chicago Fire Juniors, and an alliance team with BRSC and won 3 state cup championships.  She was also a member of the MS ODP team.  She started coaching at BRSC in the Spring of 2016 as an assistant on the U14 girls black team that won the GSPL Final Four tournament and the U16 girls black team that won State Cup.  She also coached the U14 team to a MS Spring Tournament win.  She holds a national E coaching license.

 Paul Fletcher
 BRSC Tournament Director and Competitive Coach

 Paul Fletcher grew up in Central America (Panama, Canal Zone). He played soccer in  high school for Cristobal High School. He coached his first soccer team while in 11th  grade. He has coached with BRSA/BRSC since 1995 and has been coaching for  BRSC since 2010. Paul led his u-18 boys team, Bullgators, to the State Cup. His U12  Maroon BRSC team was a state finalist in the 2012 State Cup. He coached for St. Amant High School and has coached for both the boys and girls soccer teams at St. Michael High School since 2005. He is currently the Head Coach for the St. Michael High School Boys Team and coaches the BRSC 00 Boys Maroon. Paul holds a USSF National "D" license.

 Jennifer Kennedy Franklin
 Staff Coach

 Jennifer Kennedy Franklin joined our BRSC staff in the fall of 2008. She enjoyed an  illustrious intercollegiate playing career at University of North Carolina – Greensboro,  where she was named to the All-Conference team for three years, All- Tournament  team, and team captain her senior year. She also played in the W-league for the  Piedmont Spark/Greensboro Twisters for 8 years and for an amateur team who received 2nd place in Nationals held in Seattle (2007). She also participated in the North Carolina ODP as a youth player. Franklin’s coaching experience includes: Club coach for Winston Salem Twins and Greensboro Twisters. She was also the Head Coach for Northwest Guilford, HS where she received conference Coach of The Year and Regional Coach of The Year honors in 2007. She currently coaches our BRSC 00 red and 01 maroon girls’ teams.  Franklin is a teacher at Greenbrier Elementary and coaches High School Soccer at St. Michael's High School. She holds a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) “D” License.  Last year she won the state championship with the u-14 black team.

Sean Kirkpatrick
Staff Coach

Sean grew up playing soccer in Baton Rouge.  He has coached at the Recreational, Developmental and Competitive levels. Sean currently holds a USSF D license, NSCAA Regional, Advanced Regional, National and National Youth. Sean has coached youth from U5 to U14. Sean worked as the assistant coach with our 02 Boys Black team as they were State Champions as U12, and State Finalist as U13s. Currently, he is an assistant coach with the U14 Black Boys.

 Ray Linton
 Staff Coach

 Ray Linton is a native of Southern NJ where he played club soccer for the Willingboro  Soccer Club, and also at John F Kennedy HS, gaining Burlington County Liberty  League honors his Jr and Sr year.  He played collegiately at Washington College in  Chestertown, MD for three years until injuries cut short his career, gaining All-Centennial Conference honors as a Sophomore.  After coaching in both NJ and MD,  Ray moved to Gonzales, LA in 1992 where he eventually became a coach and subsequently the President of the Gonzales Soccer Club, a post he held for 7 years.  Ray coached the Boys Varsity at East Ascension HS from 1994-1998, and then the Boys Varsity at St Amant HS from 2004-2008, earning NSCAA LA Large School State Coach of  the Year awards in 2006 and 2007.  In 2013, Ray started the Boys Varsity HS program at Ascension Christian HS where he coaches today.  Ray holds a USSF National D license and an NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma.  Ray won a state title with GSC U14 Tsunami in 2006.  Ray joined the Baton Rouge Soccer Club in 2012, coaching both older and younger boys.  While with BRSC, Ray has seen his teams play for three state titles, winning one with 96 Black in 2014.  Last year Ray coached the 02 Boys Red to an LCSL Comp 2 League Championship, and a state finals appearance.  Ray has a son, Bohdi, who plays in the 01 age category at BRSC.

 Pablo Presedo
 Staff Coach

 Pablo Presedo grew up in Baton Rouge and played soccer through high school. He  began his BRSC coaching career as a staff coach in the Developmental League as  Head Coach of the team Attack. Pablo holds a “D” License, a USSF National Youth  License and the NSCAA Regional & Advanced Regional diploma. He is currently the  Head coach of the U10 Girls BRSC Black team and was the Assistant Coach of the Episcopal High Boys soccer team last year. In addition, Pablo is a referee for our association. Outside of being a coach and referee, he has volunteered countless hours for BRSC sponsored tournaments and events. Pablo ran track at Baton Rouge High School & still holds state records, he ran track and cross country at LSU and is still on the all time Outdoor LSU list for 10,000m. Pablo lives in Baton Rouge with his wife Lisa and his children Steffi & Natalie.

Phil Silverman
Staff Coach

Philip Silverman grew up playing soccer right here in Baton Rouge, completing his playing career at the Under-23 select level(currently called PDL).  This season will be his 25th year coaching.  He has coached all ages, both boys and girls at a variety of clubs both big and small.  He currently holds his USSF National C license and his NSCAA Advanced National Diploma. Philip has been a staff coach for the Louisiana ODP program for the past 6 years.  Currently, he is the head coach of the ODP Louisiana boys 2004 team.  In the past he has coached every age group from under 6 to high school for both club and school.

 Valerie Split-Log
 Goalkeeper Staff Coach

 Native of Baton Rouge. Grew up playing in goal for BRSA, BR Jags, GSA, and BRSC.  High school soccer at Bishop Sullivan in 2003/04, at Woodlawn High School 2004- 2007. All District & All-Metro at both schools. College soccer for the Crusaders from 2007-2010 at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, MS. All-Conference and All-Region teams & Rookie of the Year Freshman year. Started coaching with BRSC in 2011. Third season as assistant/goalkeeper coach at Southern University of Baton Rouge. Has coached keepers to the All-Conference and All-SWAC Tournament teams in the past 2 years. USSF D License and Level III Goalkeeping License.

 Micheal Zanco
 Staff Coach

 Stanley Johnson
 Staff Coach

 Alexander Parker
  Goal Keeper Coach

 Matthew Hanisee
 Staff Coach

 Danielle Keith
 Staff Coach

 Grace Campbell
 Staff Coach

 Matheus Caldas Costa
 Staff Coach

 Kevin Navarro
 Staff Coach

 Morgan Bellington
 BRSC Youth Administrator 

 Jennifer Politz
 Director of Scheduling and Referee Assigner

 Kay Briggs
 BRSC Competitive Administrator & Registrar

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