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Steve J. Baron, PT, DPT, OCS

Playing Career: several EPYSA travel teams, UBSL select, ICSL select, EPA and DE ODP programs, All InterAc and Team MVP Penn Charter, 3 year starter at Univ. of Chicago, trials at AFC Bournemouth and Yeovil Town, and received professional contract offers in Germany and Poland.

Coaching Career: 10 years club experience, former Penn Charter Varsity Assistant and Head JV Coach, former assistant coach and recruiter Immaculata University, and co-founder Player Development Program at Doylestown area soccer club.

Profession: Staff Physical Therapist in Montgomery County clinic; Doctor of Physical Therapy from Arcadia University with Orthopedic Certification Specialist

Michael Baron, MA

Playing Career: several EPYSA travel teams, 5 year member of EPA 1992 ODP team (including a 2009 3rd place finish at Nationals), All InterAc League and Team MVP Penn Charter, 2008 NCS State Cup Champion with FC Bradywine, member of FC Delco 

Coaching Career: 5 years club experience, Penn Charter Varsity Assistant and Goalkeeper Coach

Profession: Adjunct Faculty in Psychology Departments at Montgomery County Community College and Delaware Valley University.

Steve H. Baron, Ph.D

Staff coach, training sessions and sports psychology. Former team psychologist Philadelphia Charge (WUSA), consultant to numerous amateur, high school, and college athletes. Former board member EPYSA and contributor to Touchline Magazine. Author of numerous book chapters focusing on youth sports including coaching and mental health. Co-creator of the Baron Depression Screener for Athletes (the only global screen for depression specifically amongst athletes).

Profession: Full Professor in Psychology Department at Montgomery County Community College; Doctor of Philosophy

Bert Gottbrecht, MA

Playing Career: November 1978 Soccer Player of America recipient, 4-year starter at Lock Haven University (3-time PSAC champion and 1979 All-American), member of US u16 World Cup team, member of San Jose Earthquakes, member of Tulsa Roughnecks, member of San Francisco Fog

Coaching Career: Coaching experience at United German Hungarian, Vereinigung Erzgebirge, Germantown Academy, and Lock Haven University

Profession: Former Director of Admissions for GBT/MBA International Program at La Salle University, Committee Person for Upper Moreland Township Ward 2-1, Delaware Valley University Business Advisory Committee member, Horsham Rotary, Board of Directors for Vereinigung Erzgebirge Club

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