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Pioneers Announce New Coach

December 29, 2010 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Western Mass Pioneers News Release

LUDLOW, Mass., December 27, 2010 - "We got our man," stated Lusitano Club President and WM Pioneers founder Celso Corriea. That is all he needed to say after a long off season of interviewing and reviewing candidates for the open position.

Joe Calabrese brings "youthful experience" to the team as this young coach has a stellar coaching resume in his early career, including the PDL:

-2009-Present Current Head Coach for Utica College Men's Soccer program

-2006-2009 Top Assistant Coach Western New England College Men's Soccer program

-2004-2005 Top Assistant Coach Westfield State College Men's Soccer program

2010 Black Watch Premier (NY) USL Super Y U-20 Head Coach

2010 Top Assistant Coach for Albany Highlanders PDL - USL

2008-2010 Head Coach Massachusetts Olympic Development Program U-17 Boys

In addition to his top level coaching accolades, Coach Calabrese was a part of the Junior Pioneers program as a head coach for U14-U15, U16 and U18 Boys programs.

"I am glad to be back," stated Joe Calabrese. "I have been a big part of the community as a player for West Springfield High School, Westfield State College and coaching for the Junior Pioneers."

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