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Frank Cacia: CEO, Director of Coaching

Frank Cacia is serving in his 10th year as the Director of Raiders FC Summer Skills Clinic. He has been involved with soccer, as a player and a coach for over thirty years. Cacia is currently the boys’ varsity coach at Watertown High School. During his eleven years as the coach of the boys’ varsity team, his teams have two Middlesex League Titles, three North Championships and an Eastern Mass Championship. Cacia has also been a boys' varsity soccer coach at Newman Prep HS, Norwood HS, Newton South HS and Ridgeview HS in Northeast Florida where his teams won three consecutive District Championships. He has been named Eastern Massachusetts and Northeast Florida Coach of the Year, and along the way has tallied over 200 wins in his high school coaching career.

After captaining the team at Watertown High School, Cacia went on to play four years at University of Massachusetts at Boston. During his time at UMB, the Beacons advanced to their first ever NCAA tournament game. Cacia holds an Advanced National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches of America, a Bachelors of Science in Human Performance and Fitness, as well as, a Masters in Educational Leadership.

Michael Collins:  Player Development and Program Director, Staff Coach
Michael Collins most recently served as Assistant Coach from 2011-2015 with Coach Frank Cacia for Boys Soccer at Watertown High School. In 2016 he became Head Coach for Girls Soccer at Watertown High School, where he continues presently.He also has been active as Head Coach for many years with various town and private club teams, including both boys and girls teams, with a focus on age groups u14 and older.  He has prepared player development curriculum materials and conducted teaching/training sessions for MYSA teams and coaches.

Collins currently holds a USSF E License, United Soccer Coaches High School Diploma, as well as, USC certificates in Goalkeeper Training, Player Development and Conditioning & Physical Training.  He also has served as a FIFA/USSF Referee for over 20 years. 

Cesar Deossa: Technical, Fitness and Conditioning Director, Staff Coach


Raffi Chilingaryan:
 
Technical Specialist, Staff Coach
Raffi Chilingaryan played four years of varsity soccer at Watertown High School, captained the team during his junior and senior years. He was named Eastern Mass All-Star and Boston Herald All-Scholastic when the team reached it's first ever State Final in 2012. During high school, he also won a state championship with Valeo FC and gained valuable playing experience in Armenia.

Chilingaryan is currently a staff coach in the Raiders FC Summer Skills Clinic and assistant with the Watertown HS boys varsity team. He has also coached for Global Premier Soccer, served as coordinator of Valeo FC's Somerville program, and worked as an assistant youth coach at the Escuela Deportiva de Moratalaz in Madrid, Spain. 
 

Milton Contreras: Goalkeeping Specialist, Staff Coach
Milton Contreras grew up playing soccer in his home country of Chile. He moved to United States at age 14 and played four years of varsity soccer at Watertown High School from 1996-2000. After graduating from WHS, Contreras returned to his native Chile and played two seasons under Coach Claudio Borghi at Universidad de las Americas. Borghi played along side of the legendary Diego Maradona when Argentina won the 1986 World Cup. Contreras then spent the next 10 years coaching at Union San Fernando, a premier youth soccer club in Chile where he served as their Goalkeeper Specialist.

Contreras returned to Watertown with his wife and two children in 2014 and currently serves as the Boys Director for Watertown Youth Soccer, as well as, head boys' coach at Watertown Middle School and WYS Boys' U14.  

Monica DiPace: Treasurer
Monica DiPace joins Raiders FC with over fifteen years of banking experience. She is currently employed as a Personal Banker at Watertown Savings Bank. 

 
Daniel D'Amico: Staff Coach


Joseph Luciano: Staff Coach

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