Warwick Soccer Association: Coaches & Referees

Coaching Resources


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WSA needs referees for ALL age groups.Anyone 12 years and older can help the Youth Soccer Program and make some money at the same time. Please contact our WSA Referee Coordinator:

Nancy Jones, (401)633-4020;



For more information referee Visit de Rhode Island State Referee Commitee website

NEWS: Registration is now open for our Fall Recreational Program. Go to our Programs & Registration page to register 

Meet our Coaches   

Danny Peixinho

League President

Six years experience

NSCAA Level 5 diploma.




Tom Flanders

League Vice-President

Twenty-three years experience

Current Pilgrim head Girls‘ Coach 2013-present;

Warwick Vets Head Girls'  Coach 1996-2012;

Warwick Vets Assistant Girls' Coach 1993-95;

Former U18 RI Rays Coach, NSCAA Director of Coaches Diploma, NSCAA, Advanced National Diploma, NSCAA Coach, NSCAA Director of Coaches Diploma, NSCAA, Advanced National Diploma, NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA High School, Diploma, NSCAA Level 5 Diploma, NSCAA Level 6 Diploma and USFF "D" License.





Joel Cordeiro

New England Revolution Academy

Warwick Vets Girls'



NSCAA Director of Coaching.




Jason Dupuis

Six years experience

Little Internationals team – six years; Superliga – two years

NSCAA Level 5 diploma

David Falk

Seven years experience coaching with WSA
Thrity-seven years experience playing the game
E license, Youth Module 1 and New Youth Module license from USSF



Chris Gauvin

Four years experience with WSA. Coach for Saint Rocco's School in Johnston for the 4th and 5th grade team.Youth Module Level 1 through USSF and NSCAA Level 5 diploma.




Eric Holland

Forteen years experience

Youth Module Level 1 USSF

and Level 5 diploma NSCAA.           





Mike Karpowich      

Six years experience.
Currently coaching three teams.

Larry Medeiros

Fifteen years of experience

Four years of premier experience      

USSF E, Y2 and Futsal1







Steve Peixinho

Thirteen years experience.
NSCAA level 5

Bill Walsh

Two years experience. Youth module cert.

Over thirty years playing experience

         Orlando Zarone Nine years experience
Youth module level 2 & E.


   All coaches must be approved by WSA’s Board of Directors and obtain proper licensing required by Soccer Rhode Island.

If you want to coach please contact Alison O'Leary, Competitive Vice President, (401) 286-6737 gator18_02888@yahoo.com


   Coaching Resources

WSA Coaching manual coming soon 

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