As a non-profit organization, Capital FC relies heavily on parent volunteers and community support
Board of Directors
Director of Coaching / Technical Director
Mic Burns (President@Capitalfc.org)
Mike Marshall (Vicepresident@capitalfc.org)
Andrew McGuirE (email@example.com)
Bob Owens (firstname.lastname@example.org)
NYall beggs (Secretary@capitalfc.org)
Nyall Beggs (Director_2@capitalfc.org)
Judah Cooks (CFCDOC@capitalfc.org)
Webmaster – Edgar Roman (email@example.com)
Club Registrar – Carmen Garzone (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Field Permits - Mike Barrette (Field_Permits@capitalfc.org)
NCSL Rep – Chris Banks (NCSL_Rep@capitalfc.org)
ODSL Rep – OPEN
Grew up playing for the DC United Academy U16-U18 teams then was called up to play for the USA U-17 National Team Residency Program. Accumulated 10 international caps with the U-17 men's national team in 42 matches and was one of 12 players named to the ESPN Rise Fall Boys' All-America first team. After the residency program, returned to play for Clarksburg High school and won a state championship ever recorded in school history and was tabbed Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year in 2009. Played at George Mason University for 3 years and won the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship later was awarded the 2013 Fred Thompson MVP award. Was the assistant coach for the OBGC U-18 Roadrunners who currently rank #20 in the country and was the head coach for the MSI Classic U-16 boys Roadrunners. Currently hold a USSF “F” license and receiving USSF ‘”E” License February 2016.
Mike Barrette is the age group coach of the CapitalFC United. Mike has been coaching since 2004. Mike coached for 3 years with the Washington Soccer Club (now Capital FC) Cosmos, and also coached with Sports on the Hill and the DC Player Development Academy. Mike played collegiate soccer at Franklin and Marshall College, and has played in several other leagues in New York state and the Washington DC area. Mike helped establish the Capital Futbol Club and served on the Board as Vice President. Mike holds a USSF D License.
Micah Cooks is the coach of the the CapitalFC Diplomats and United Blue. Micah was a member of the US Under-18 Men’s National Team, was a Generation Adidas player, and played for DC United in 2000 and 2001. Micah also trained overseas with Ajax in Holland. Micah has extensive coaching experience with several clubs in the DC area and holds a USSF B License.
Jason Gross is the coach of the the CapitalFC Diplomats. As a youth player, Jason represented the Virginia State and Region 1 ODP teams, while being selected to the U.S. National Pool. He went on to play Division 1 College Soccer at Howard University where he was selected to the All-Conference First Team. He went on to be selected by the NJ Ironman of the Major Indoor Soccer League before getting into coaching youth soccer. As a coach, his programs produced a number of Regional Championships, and have competed for National Championships throughout the years. More importantly his program has always had a heavy focus on long term individual player development. As a result, the program has developed many Regional and National ODP players over the years.
Born and raised in the local DMV area, Coach Elio played 4 years of NCAA Soccer at the University of the District of Columbia. At UDC he helped the team make the East Conference 2nd team, and finished his career with the most games played in the school's history. Coach Elio was invited to train with the U20 El Salvador national team in 2014. Coach Elio has been coaching for the past three years and welcomes this opportunity as his first head coach position. Passion, dedication, mental awareness, and most of all love for the ball are components that he believes every greater player must possess.
Whitney Minnis is the coach of the u17 Capital FC Cosmos. Whitney is also the co-founder of Capital Futbol Club and the founder of the DC Player Development Academy. Mr. Minnis has served in various capacities with the recreational partner Soccer on the Hill. Whitney is a lifelong resident of DC, and a former professional soccer player of the United Soccer Leagues second division (7 years). He has more than 20 years youth coaching experience. Mr. Minnis has coached at the youth levels from ages 4-19 years of age. In addition to his amateur level staff positions, Mr. Minnis has two years experience at the professional club level as an Assistant Coach and Assistant General Manager with the Northern Virginia Royals (formerly of the USL). Mr. Minnis, is a graduate of the University of the District of Columbia, and holds the USSF “B” License and the NSCAA National Coaching License.
Tudor Stanciu is originally from Romania where he was enrolled in the “Soimii” School Sports Club of Sibiu from 1981 – 1990. This performance sports school prepares athletes for future participation in Olympic and professional programs. From 1990-1996, Tudor played for F.C. Inter Sibiu division A league — playing first with youth then senior teams while also completing university-level coaching certification. Tudor then played briefly in Germany for FC-Moos-Eittingermoos before moving to the USA in 1999, where he continued playing in the Washington International Soccer League. Tudor coached the CFC Diplomats for three years and is now the age group coach for the CapitalFC Fury. He holds a USSF D License and a First Aid/CPR/AED certificate.
Carlos Stein is the coach of the U12 boys group. Carlos won back to back state championships in high school. After high school Carlos played professionally in the USL with Hampton Roads and Baltimore Bays. Carlos trained with the Dallas Burn MLS. Carlos continued playing Semi professionally with Corinto, La Chapin and Virginia Arsenal in VISL and ended his career with Mando Ramos FC/ Washington Elite FC in the WPL. Carlos has been coaching for 14 years. He has coached all youth age groups, coached college for Men’s and Women’s. Carlos has also coached Men’s semi professional sides. Carlos has NSCAA Regional and advanced regional license’s.
Draymond Washington is the coach of the CFC 2006 boys age group. Draymond grew up playing for the MSC Dragons in Montgomery County, MD before accepting a scholarship to play collegiately at George Mason University. Draymond was a four year starter, transitioning to left back after spending his first two seasons playing forward. After his college career he went on to play for the Tampa Bay Rowdies for two season where he won an NASL championship. Draymond currently holds a USSF “E” License.