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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 girls 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 2018/19

Team Age Coach 
00
2000 GirlsTony Gregory
01 2001 GirlsJake Ritter
02
2002 Girls Chuck Hume / Alex Rendon 
032003 Girls 
Quoc Huynh / Alex Rendon
05B2005 Boys 
Aaron Bridge / Kelsie Huffman
05G2005 Girls 
Jake Ritter / Tony Gregory

Dennis Murrell, Founder and President 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.  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.

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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Darron Colwick
Darron has been coaching soccer since 1996.  He previously served as an assistant on the 00 team and as head coach of the 01 Red team.  He is the head soccer coach at Christian Education Consortium [CEC].  Darron holds the USSF "E" License. 

Tony Gregory
Tony has coached with DCR since 2010 as an assistant to the 96 team and previously coached with JYSA since 2005.  He has also coached at the Academy for Individual Excellence [AIE].  He is currently the head coach of the 99 team.  Tony holds the USSF "E" License.
 

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 Black 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 and 03 girls and has assisted the 96, 97 teams.  He is the head soccer coach for Academy of Individual Excellence.   He is currently the head coach of the 01 Red and 03 Red girls teams.  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 is currently the head coach of the 03 Black team.  Coach Q holds the USSF "D" License.

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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