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Two Rivers Team Members

Soccer Director:

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Dave Haley

Hi everybody. My name is Dave, and I am a professional youth development football coach from Leeds in England. I am one of a very small number of coaches in the UK that holds the UEFA "A" Advanced Coaching Licence, the new FA Advanced Youth Award, and a BA (Hon) Degree in Sports Management. On top of this, I have had 20 years' experience of developing young players within Professional Academies: Huddersfield Town (13 years), Bradford City (6 years), and last season Leeds United. Six players I have coached have made international appearances at youth level for their country (England, Wales, and Ireland). This is my 21st season at Two Rivers Soccer Camp as a Senior Coach and Director of Coaching. This week: "Love challenges, Be intrigued by your mistakes, Enjoy effort and Keep on learning" - Let's have a good one.

Senior Staff Coaches:

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Jose Vieira

Hello everyone! My name is Jose Vieira and I am from Brazil. I have spent many summers at Two Rivers Soccer Camp and I love it here. Back home I am a Physical Education coach and teacher in the Brazilian school system. I am also a father, so I understand the importance of social and emotional growth. I love working with children and I love camp. I can't wait to work with all of the campers.

David McCarthy

Hello, I’m Coach David McCarthy and I am returning to Two Rivers for my 24th summer season. I am currently living in Pensacola Beach, Florida and I am a former coach of the N.C.A.A men’s soccer program at the University of West Florida in Pensacola. As a product of the renowned Liverpool F.C. youth system, with a fifteen year professional playing career spanning over five hundred games. My coaching qualifications include the U.S.S.F “A” license, the U.S.S.F. National Youth License and the National coaching license with the English Football Association. I have accumulated twenty- five years of boys Varsity High School level experience, and I am currently Director of Player Development at Bayside Dynamo F.C in Florida.

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Jozef Dudic

Ahoi! My name is Jozef and this is my 26th year here at Two Rivers. I am from Slovakia, which is part of former Czechoslovakia. Soccer is my life. I've been playing, teaching, and coaching soccer all of my life. Back home in Slovakia, I work as a high school teacher and coach for a professional club, Tatram Presov. I'm married and have two kids and two granddaughters. Two Rivers has become a part of my life, and that is why I always come back with love!

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Matthew Greenbaum

Hi, welcome to Two Rivers! My name is Matthew Greenebaum, I'm 26 years old and from Los Angeles. I played club soccer for the LA Breakers from ages 11-17 and 2 years of club soccer at the University of Colorado Boulder where I later received my BA in Political Science with a minor in English Literature. I have my USSF D License and will be completing my USSF C License in February. I head coach a 2014 Girls team for Santa Monica Surf Soccer Cub. I am head coach of the girls middle school team and assist with the girls high school Varsity soccer team at Windward School in LA. I also assist with the Cross Country program at the school. This is my 3rd summer coaching at Two Rivers and I'm thrilled to be back!

Junior Assistant Coaches/Counselors:

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Hello! My name is Erin Merrills, I am 22 years old, and I’m from London, England.

Last year I graduated from UCFB Wembley with a degree in Soccer Coaching and Management! I am returning for my 2nd summer here at Two Rivers as a Soccer Coach and am looking forward to developing returning and new campers both on and off the soccer field. I can’t wait to meet you all and create many great memories!

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Hello. Welcome to Two Rivers! My name is Cassidy, I am 20 years old, and I am from Berkeley, California. I am a rising Senior, a marketing major, and attending St. John’s University in New York City. I currently play soccer in my school’s intramural league, and in my free time, I enjoy hiking, traveling, skiing, and painting. I have played club soccer since I was 8 years old, and I was a camper at Two Rivers for 7 years. This is my first summer as a counselor at Two Rivers, and I am so incredibly excited to meet all of you!

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Hi everyone. My name is CJ, I’m 19, and this is my first year as a counselor at Two Rivers. I was a camper in 2016 and 2017 and I’m happy to say the camp hasn’t changed much since. I grew up in San Francisco and Buenos Aires, Argentina. I’ve spent time playing soccer at the club level, at high school level, and at camps overseas. I’m so excited to meet everyone and take advantage of the beautiful space we will all be a part of for the coming weeks.

Activities Director:

Hello, Hello, Hello! My name is Ben Kane and I’m 31 years old. I will be the Activities Director for the summer of 2023. This is my ninth summer here at the camp and I am very excited to get your camper going on as many off-field activities as I possibly can. I am originally from Tustin, CA, but have been living and working in Chico, CA as a fifth-grade teacher. I hold a California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from CSU Chico, a Master’s of Leadership Development from Chapman University, and am in the process of completing a single subject in Natural Sciences. I will be working to try and create the most enjoyable and inclusive environment to allow your child to develop and enjoy their time at Two Rivers on and off the field. The Staff and I are here to help and make sure that all campers have the best possible week(s) they can while under our care, if you have any questions or concerns don’t hesitate to ask! I am here to make sure everyone has an extraordinary summer, and if any camper is not a happy camper, then I am not a happy camper! Let us have an incredible summer!

Veteran Counselors:

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Hello everyone. My name is Travis, and I am 22 years old! I was born in San Diego, California and moved to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where I grew up there for most of my life. I now live in Riverside, California, where I go to California Baptist University, and I am studying to get a degree in Kinesiology along with a teaching credential, as I want to be a middle school PE teacher and a coach. My hobbies include anything that keeps me active, being involved in sports, and being outdoors. This is my third year at Two Rivers, and I can’t wait for another great summer, and helping to make this the best week it can be for each camper!

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Hello everyone! My name is Jonathon Krohn, and I'm 20 years old. I was born and lived in Peru for 14 years before moving to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for 4 years. I’m currently attending Azusa Pacific University as a sophomore in Nursing. My ideal weekend getaway almost always consists of hiking, camping, and especially firing up a huge campfire (the bigger the better!). I’m very passionate about helping my campers grow a love for nature and adventure. This will be my second summer working here as a counselor & photographer, and I can't tell you how much I’ve looked forward to returning to this magical retreat in the woods. I am looking forward to another unforgettable summer capturing smiles and making memories!

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Hello. My name is Javier, from Colombia. I am a very outgoing, outdoorsy, and easy-going person. I study management, and I'm certified as a lifeguard and physical trainer. This is my second summer at Two rivers. I love soccer, and my favorite position is goalkeeper, so I can help teach some goalkeeping techniques.

This season I will be a counselor again. I'm excited to meet with campers, learn more with them, and enjoy the summer as much as possible.

Counselors:

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Welcome to Two Rivers! My name is Sofia. I am 19 years old, and I'm from the Bay Area, California. I was born in San Francisco and have lived in Oakland for most of my life. I am now a student at the University of Virginia, where I am studying Global Environments and Sustainability. I love doing anything outdoors, hiking, rock climbing, gardening, jewelry making, and playing music on my guitar. This is my first year working at Two Rivers, but I was a camper when I was younger. I am so excited to meet the campers, spend some time in the beautiful outdoors, and create memories we will never forget!

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Hi everyone! My name is Charlotte and I am 19 years old. I am from Marin County but am currently studying International Development at UCLA. I am on UCLA’s club gymnastics team and enjoy swimming, hiking, knitting, and spending time with my husky, Jinx. I am so excited to help make Two Rivers an amazing experience for everyone! Can’t wait to meet you all :)

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Hi everyone. My name is CJ, I’m 19, and this is my first year as a counselor at Two Rivers. I was a camper in 2016 and 2017 and I’m happy to say the camp hasn’t changed much since. I grew up in San Francisco and Buenos Aires, Argentina. I’ve spent time playing soccer at the club level, at high school level, and at camps overseas. I’m so excited to meet everyone and take advantage of the beautiful space we will all be a part of for the coming weeks.

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Hello. Welcome to Two Rivers! My name is Cassidy, I am 20 years old, and I am from Berkeley, California. I am a rising Senior, a marketing major, and attending St. John’s University in New York City. I currently play soccer in my school’s intramural league, and in my free time, I enjoy hiking, traveling, skiing, and painting. I have played club soccer since I was 8 years old, and I was a camper at Two Rivers for 7 years. This is my first summer as a counselor at Two Rivers, and I am so incredibly excited to meet all of you!

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Hi. Ready for one of the best experiences of your life? This is Two Rivers. My name is Karol Doniz; I am 23 years old and from Mexico. I am in my last year of Food Engineering. I love nature, sports, new experiences, dancing everywhere, and shouting as a Mariachi, so please don’t freak out. This is my first year at Two Rivers and I am so excited. This will be a great summer for sure. I want to meet you all and create magical memories. See you soon!

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Hello, welcome to Two Rivers! My name is Nathan Krohn, but most people call me Krohn. I am 19 years old and grew up in Peru (11 years) and Ethiopia (5 years), although I currently reside in Wheaton Illinois, going to Wheaton College. I am double majoring in International Relations and Spanish, with a minor in psychology. I have many hobbies, which include anything outdoors or sports related. This will be my first year at Two Rivers, but I have heard countless positive things about it, and I look forward to getting to know the campers this summer. I am very excited about this experience!

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Hello and welcome to Two Rivers! My name is Wesley and I am 20 years old. I grew up in San Francisco, California for seventeen years before moving to Sausalito, California. I am currently studying communications at Drexel \ University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and I will be continuing my communication studies at Cal State Humboldt next fall. Some hobbies of mine include hiking, soccer, working out, music, and any outdoor activity. This will be my first year as a counselor and I’m very excited to share my experience as a former camper. I can’t wait for an amazing summer here at Two Rivers.

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Hello, hello! This is Anežka. I´m from the Czech Republic, the heart of Europe and former Czechoslovakia (which split into two separate countries 30 years ago). My focus is on chemistry - I study it at a university, pursuing a master’s degree. In my free time, I volunteer for scouts, go outside to the nature for various hikes, read books, and get to know other cultures. Very excited to see you all at Two Rivers Soccer Camp!

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Hello. Welcome to Two Rivers! My name is Phoebe. I am 19 years old and was born and raised in San Francisco, California. I am a second-year at McGill University, where I am studying Liberal Arts. I have many hobbies, such as drawing, collaging, crocheting, and hiking. In fact, I will be working as the camp's art specialist this summer. This is my first year working at Two Rivers, but I was a camper for four years. I hope to help campers create lifelong memories here, just as I did!

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Hi! This is Max, and I'm 24 years old. I love swimming and I enjoy the cinema (my favorite movie is Captain America: The Winter Soldier.) I studied communication at UVM - the school where I came from. I'm from Mexico City! I'm a cat person, and I think the most exciting part of this summer will be the s'mores and hiking activities!

Head Chef:

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Hi everyone and welcome to Two Rivers Soccer Camp! My name is Isra and this is my third year here and I'm so happy to be here with you one more summer. I'm from Puebla, México, and I'm currently studying Veterinary Medicine. I like playing soccer, listening to music, and hiking. This year I'm going to be the head chef so I hope all of you enjoy the meals.

Kitchen Staff:

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Hi everyone! My name is Alan Daniel and I'm very excited for this new adventure with all of you. I'm from Veracruz, and I'm 25 years old. This is my second year at Two Rivers, and I'm sure this summer will be as amazing as the last. Actually, I finished my degree and I'm in the process of entering a master's degree in Chemical Sciences. I have many hobbies such as soccer, basketball, cycling, and any physical activity that involves a challenge for me. I'm going to put in all my best in order to create a great experience for the campers, and I can" wait to start this new experience!

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Hi, my name is Annie.

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Hi everyone, my name is Luis and I'm 21 years old. I'm from México and I will be a part of the kitchen staff this summer. Right now, I'm studying how to teach languages. This is my first time in a camp and I hope that you like my work this summer.

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Hi, my name is Natalia.

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Hi, I'm Fernanda and I'm from Puebla, Mexico. I am 22 years old, and I will be working with the kitchen staff, I am in my 8th semester studying science in communication at BUAP. I play music in a marching band in Puebla. I like to play soccer and other sports. This is my first camp in the USA. Welcome to Two Rivers Soccer Camp.

Hi, my name is Sammi.

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Hi, my name is Eric.

Maintenance:

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Hi everyone, welcome to Two Rivers! My name is Christian. I am 22 years old and I am from Puebla, Mexico. This year I will be working as a staff member in this amazing place. Currently, I am studying Modern Languages and I am going into my last semester. I am good at music, sports and cheering people up. I really enjoy nature, kids and campfires. This is going to be my third year at Two rivers and I so excited to coming back. We are going to have such a great summer!

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Hello, and welcome to Two Rivers Soccer Camp! My name is Samuel, and I am 22 years old and from Mexico. I have lived in Puebla my entire life. I am studying Language Linguistics at Alva Edison university, and I'm currently entering my last semester. I have many hobbies, including driving, hiking, soccer, and any outdoor activities. This will be my second year at Two Rivers Soccer Camp. I look forward to making this a wonderful experience for everyone. I can't wait for this experience again in my life.

Cabin Cleaning/Laundry:

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Hello! My name is Diana. I am 19 years old, and I am from Mexico, specifically from the city of Puebla. I am currently studying Medicine at UPAEP and in my 4th semester. Some of my hobbies are playing sports like soccer, volleyball, and ballet, reading, learning to play some instruments, and meeting new people. This will be my first year at Two Rivers, I am very excited. I hope to make many memories with all of you.

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Hi! My name is Natalia.

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