Meet Our Coaches!

U8 Boys & Girls, U12 Girls, U14 Girls- Coach Brian Buczek

Brian Buczek, is the Director of Coaching and U-12 Boy's head coach for Vermont United Soccer Academy.  Brian's coaching career started at Johnson state College at the age of 23.  He spent six seasons at JSC qualifying for playoffs all six seasons and reaching the conference finals on two occasions.  During those seasons, Brian was named Mayflower Conference "Coach of the year" twice and led 21 players to all conference selections.

Next, Buczek worked at Middlebury College as the 1st assistant for two seasons.  While at Middlebury; the panthers went 25-6, recorded 9 shutouts, (team record at...

U10 Boys & Girls- Coach Angie Faraci

Coach Faraci is in her second year as the head varsity boys soccer coach at Peoples Academy High School (Morrisville, VT).  Faraci holds a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Diploma.  For the past 25 years she has coached various levels: thirteen years with the Nordic Premier Soccer Club as a both a staff coach and head coach for girls teams ages 10-18; ten years as head coach of Browns River Middle School (BRMS, Jericho, VT) 7-8th grade girls soccer teams; three years as head women’s coach at Johnson State College (JSC, Johnson, Vermont); and six...

U12 Boys- Coach Andrew Lafrenz

Andrew Lafrenz enters his second season leading the Johnson women’s soccer program.

Lafrenz led his group to progressive improvement in his first season, culminating in a thrilling double overtime victory over SUNY Canton in the season finale.

Prior to returning to his alma mater, Lafrenz had a successful six season stint at Newbury College in Brookline, Massachusetts, compiling a 39-69-5 (23-19-2 NECC) record to become the program leader in career victories. He guided the men's soccer program to new heights with appearances in the NECC title game in two of his final three seasons. In the...

U14 Boys- Coach Wade Jean

Wade Jean heads into his seventh season at the helm of the Saint Michael's men's soccer program in 2016, and his fifth since returning to the institution for a second stint after also guiding the team in 2006 and 2007. The Saint Albans, Vt., native has a .528 winning percentage, the highest in the program's 56-year history.

Jean also serves as the Saint Michael's Department of Athletics' tickets manager.

In 2015, the Purple Knights (8-9-1, 5-7-1) made a return to the Northeast-10 Conference Championship for the first time in eight years, and for the third time in Jean's tenure. His squad...