Sean has been a member of AOG since 2006. Standing 6’ 6”, he was the tallest member the Academy when he joined. As a club keeper, Sean started with the Bowie, Maryland club and helped them move to the top of the National Capital Soccer League. The NCSL was considered one of the best leagues in the nation in its time. He then moved to the US Soccer Academy Potomac team when US Soccer Academy first started. He and fellow Academy One member Nick Pera shared the starting position. He was offered the starting position again with Potomac, but he chose to focus more on his studies and join one of the best club teams in the Region – the Free State Elite. The Free State Elite team was three time Maryland State Champions. Sean shared goalkeeping duties with another fellow Academy One member Kyle McGehrin. The team ended that season finishing highly in Region I Premier League and doing well in several premier level tournaments. They lost in the State Cup finals to Academy One member Seth MacMillan's Pachuca team. After the Elite folded, Sean rejoined his original Bowie where he led them to a State Championship defeating AOG member Seth MacMillan's team in a rematch from the previous year. Sean played only one year of high school soccer due to coaching problems at his school. In the one year he did play, the team won a County Championship. Sean also was a member of the Maryland ODP State team. Despite getting offers from numerous NCAA Division I programs, Sean decided to attend nationally ranked Christopher Newport University. In his first season at Christopher Newport, the team was ranked as high as #1 in the nation. The team won its USA Conference Championship and then lost in the NCAA Tournament second round. In his second season, Sean was the back-up keeper as the team won their third straight USA Conference Championship and made another NCAA Tournament appearance. During his Junior and Senior seasons, he was an All-USA South Conference selection and was a team captain during his senior season. After college and graduation, Sean immediately began his coaching career at Christopher Newport where he worked with the goalkeepers. He also worked with local clubs and goalkeepers in the Norfolk, Virginia area. Sean spent his next two years as the goalkeeper coach for St. Mary's College of Maryland. He also was Goalkeeping Director for clubs in the Southern Maryland area. Sean was then offered a Graduate position at Bridgewater College where he helped with the team and the recruiting, while studying at James Madison University. Sean graduated from James Madison University with a Master's in Sports Administration. Sean accepted a full time coaching position at his ideal university in the Norfolk, Virginia area. Sean has been an active member of Academy One's staff in training and directing the program. He currently lives with his stunning wife Kirsten and their two feisty dogs in the Norfolk, Virginia.