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Below is information about our coaching staff.  While coaches are assigned to individual teams, the group works collectively in assisting each other so that the players get the benefit of the combined experience and input of the coaching staff.  All of our team coaches are licensed by the United States Soccer Federation in order to provide the experience and abilities necessary to help our players achieve their individual and team goals.

Coaching Assignments 2019/20

u19 Girls     2001        Jake Ritter

u18 Girls     2002        Chuck Hume

u17 Girls     2003/04   Alex Rendon

u15 Girls     2005/06   Jake Ritter

u15 Boys     2005/06   Aaron Bridge

u13 Girls     2007/08   Tony Gregory

Dennis Murrell, Founder Derby City Rossoneri Soccer 
Dennis has been coaching soccer for 17 years. His previous soccer experience includes serving 6 years as the coaching director for Jefferstown Youth Soccer Association, two years as the head coach of a high school soccer team, and five years as a select coach.  His accomplishments include leading the '96 DCR team to two consecutive KSSL league championships, the 2011 Divison One championship and the 2012 Premier championship.  Dennis is also the high school girls' basketball coach for the Academy for Individual Excellence and is a repeat all-star coach for the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association.  Dennis holds the USSF "D" License.
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Satko Lunja, Director of Coaching [UEFA A]
Satko has been coaching soccer for over 20 years.  He coached in Bosnia and Germany prior to coming to the United States.  He served as a coach assist with Hertha BSC of the Bundesliga [Germany's Premier League].  In the USA, he coached United FC, Thoroughbreds SC and Bluegrass SC.  Satko was also a coach for ODP Kentucky. He is currently a physical education teacher at Eastern High School, where he first coached the boys and later girls soccer team.  He has the UEFA "A" License, also holds the Higher Sport Coach Diploma in Soccer and a Masters Degree in Education from Indiana University.
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Aaron Bridge
Aaron has been coaching soccer since 2004.  He is currently the head coach of the duPont Manual JV girls team.  He is the head coach of the 05 boys team.  Aaron holds the USSF "D" License.
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Tony Gregory
Tony has coached with DCR since 2010 as an assistant to the 96 team and as head coach of the 00 team.  He has coached with JYSA since 2005.  He has also coached at the Academy for Individual Excellence [AIE].  Tony holds the USSF "D" License.
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Jake Ritter
Jake has coached girls soccer since 2009. Prior to joining DCR in 2011 he was a head coach at Fern Creek Optimist. He is currently the head coach of the 01 and 05 girls teams.  Jake holds the USSF "D" License.

Alex Rendon
Alex has coached soccer since 2009. He previously served as the head coach of the 99, 00, 01 Red and 03 girls teams.  He is also the head coach for Academy of Individual Excellence.   He is currently the head coach of the 03 girls team.  Alex holds the USSF "D" License.
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Quoc Huynh
Coach Q previously coached recreational soccer for several seasons at Fern Creek Optimist before joining DCR.  He has previously served as the head coach of the 03 Black team.  Coach Q holds the USSF "D" License.
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Don Harris, Club Conditioning Coach
Don was a record holder in Track & Field at the University of Louisville and currently helps coach track athletes. Don brings his experience in track and field in assisting our athletes with speed and endurance training tailored for soccer during our pre-season conditioning.  Don holds the USSF "E" License.

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