SSC 16G 95/96 Team - 2012 NEWSS Showcase Champions, NY - November 2012
Head Coach: Rob Brule
Rob Brule, is currently the Director of Coaching for the Southeast Soccer Club (SSC) and Head Coach of the Waterford High School girls’ soccer team (1994-present). He has coached Waterford to 12 Eastern Connecticut Conference Championships in the past 13 years, has been selected Coach of the Year in 2001, 2002, 2006 and 2010 and has taken a program from 0-16 to 16-0 in just twelve years.
Over the past 13 seasons at Waterford High School, Coach Brule has accumulated a staggering 177-38-5 overall record, 12 of his players have gone on to play competitively at the collegiate level, 6 Division I scholarship players, 2 Division II players and 4 Division III players. Coach Brule has produced 5 Players of the Year, 2 NSCAA All-New England players, 15 All-State players, 38 All-Area players, 62 All-Conference players and 12 Connecticut Senior Bowl all-star players.
In 2002, Coach Brule led Waterford to its first State Championship Final appearance, out scored opponents 90-10, finished the season at 17-2-1 and ended the season ranked 10th in final Connecticut Coach’s Soccer Poll and one of the Eastern Connecticut Conference’s most talented girls high school soccer teams ever assembled. Most notably, he coached and mentored U23 National Team and Penn State University All-American, Katie Schoepfer, who was drafted in the 3rd Round of the 2010 WPS Draft, by the New York Sky Blue FC with 26th overall selection.
He is a former Vice President of the Connecticut Girls Soccer Coaches Association and sits on the NSCAA All-New England / All-American Selection Committee for Connecticut. Coach Brule has completed the USSF National “D” License course and NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology, from the University of Maine, where he was a Division I scholarship player from 1986-1990.
Coach Brule played semi-professionally for the Moodus Rowdies and Waterford Xara of the Connecticut Soccer League, winning 4 consecutive Connecticut Soccer League Championships in 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994. He is currently the Founder and Head of Soccer Operations for Connecticut Coast Soccer and a Program Manager for a non-profit rehabilitation company in Eastern Connecticut. He lives in Waterford with his wife, Kim.
Co- Head Coach and Manager: Scott McMahon
Coach McMahon is Asst Head Coach of the SSC U16 Girls and Head Coach of the Guilford HS Girls soccer team (7 seasons). He teaches math at Baldwin Middle School in Guilford. Before teaching, Scott was Area Regional Manager for Pizza Hut, Inc. His love for soccer helped direct him towards teaching and coaching and has led him to many positions within the CT soccer community. He represents the SCC Conference at the state level, is a member of the State Class L and Senior Bowl selection committees and has completed his USSF National D Coach Certification. He resides in Guilford with his three daughters, Emma, Julia and Olivia.
Coach McMahon is the Head Coach of the Guilford HS Girls soccer team in the SCC Conference. In 2011 his team was Division Champion compiling an 11-3-4 record. He has coached multiple boys and girls teams for the Guilford Soccer Club including boys State Cup finalist U17 team in 2010. Other experience includes Premier Director of Guilford Soccer Club, Asst Head Coach at Valley Regional HS (Conf Champions & State Finalists), Director of Micro and Peewee soccer programs in Guilford, and Assistant Director of ConnCoast Soccer Clinics.
CoCH mCmhon ia graduate of Cornell University undergrad with Education and Masters studies at San Diego State U and Southern CT State U. Graduated in 1985 from Lyme-Old Lyme HS.
Scott began his playing career at Old Lyme HS where he was an All New England and 2-time All State selection. He was Conference player of the year, New London Day Regional player of the year, and New Haven Register Top 11 Statewide selection. He scored 56 goals for LOL including the single season school record of 33 goals. He attended Cornell University where he was chosen All-Ivy and helped the team attain up to a #10 national ranking. He played for the Long Island Rough Riders of the USSL and still plays in the Over-30 division of the CT Shoreline Adult Soccer League.
Team Accomplishments in chronological order: