2014-15 Technical Staff:

AT BWP, our Technical Staff and Club Personnel collectively work together to provide a better overall experience and delivery of our services for all our members, the players and the families.
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Steve Freeman
Director of Programming / Founder
Technical Staff Coach
Coach for: U13/U14B, U17/U18G
Email: sjfreeman5@gmail.com
Director and Founder of Black Watch Premier


Ron McEachen
BWP Technical Director
Academy Trainer
Email: rmceachen@skidmore.edu



Trevor Gorman
Director of Coaching
Technical Staff Coach
Coach for: Boys U11-12, U16-18
Email: tgorman@albany.edu
Head Coach Men's Soccer UAlbany


Bill Boyle
Technical Staff Coach
Team: Boys U16-17
Email: wboyle@albany.edu
Assistant Coach Men's Soccer UAlbany


Bubby Leasure
Director of Goalkeeping
Goalkeeper Trainer: All Levels
Coach for: Boys U16-17
Email: eleasure@albany.edu
Goalkeeper Coach UAlbany


Jeremiah Kneeland
Technical Staff Coach
Coach for: Boys U15
Email: jkneeland@skidmore.edu
Head Coach Men's Soccer Skidmore


Gavin DuGuay
Associate Staff Coach
Coach for: Boys U18
Email: duguayg724@gmail.com
BWP Boys Program


Gavin was on the first ever Black Watch Premier team back in 1995. He is a graduate of Binghamton University in 2005/2006 and The College of St Rose 2006-2010. He has been a club coach since 2010. 
"I love coaching because as a former player i know what an impact the organization and its personnel can have on young people. I'm grateful for what the club gave to me and I enjoy trying to provide the same experience for all our members." - Gavin DuGuay


Chuck Assini
Associate Staff Coach
Email: cassini2186@gmail.com
BWP Boys Program


Jake Boland
Director of Grassroots
Technical Staff Coach
Email: Jake.Boland1618@yahoo.com
BWP Grassroots Boys Director


Mike Boland
Technical Staff Coach
Coach for: U10 - U12
Associate Staff Coach - Grassroots
Email: TBD
BWP Boys/Grassroots Program


Jordan Flores
Technical Staff Coach
Coach for: U8 - U12
Associate Staff Coach - Grassroots
Email: TBD
BWP Grassroots Program


Jared Micheller
Associate Staff Coach
Coach for: Boys U13 - U14
Email: jmich9.jm@gmail.com
BWP Boys Program

Jared joined Black Watch Premier's coaching staff in 2013. He attended Elmira College and was the most decorated goal keeper in Elmira College school history. He is the assistant and Goalkeeper Coach at Skidmore College and currently coaches the U16 Girls team and is an assistant coach with the Boys U15/U16 team.

Ryan Stevens
Associate Staff Coach
Coach for: Boys U8 - U12
Email: ryan@boxleys.com
BWP Boys Program


Kirk Sinkins
Technical Staff Coach
Coach for: Boys U8 - U10
Email: ksinkins@yahoo.com
BWP Boys Program


Caz Rafalick
Associate Staff Coach
Coach for: Boys U13 - U14
Email: crafalik@uvm.edu
BWP Boys Program


Andrew Hart
Associate Staff Coach
Coach for: Boys U6 - U10
Email: TBD
BWP Boys Program


Emmie Doin
Associate Staff Coach Girls
Coach for: Girls U13 - U18
Email: emmie.doin@gmail.com
Assistant Women’s Coach-Skidmore College

Emmie Doin joined the Black Watch Premier coaching staff in 2013 and attended SUNY Cortland where also played soccer. She is currently the assistant coach at Skidmore College and former coach of Alleycats Latham & Clifton Park clubs. She possess a National Diploma and currently coaches the Black Watch Premier U10/U12 girls and U17/U18 girls teams.


Lauren Tourtellott
Associate Staff Coach Girls
Coach for: Girls U15-18
Email: lauren.tourtellott@gmal.com
BWP Girls Program

Lauren joined BWP in 2013 and coached the U18 girls for 2 years and is now the U12 girls coach. She played for the University of Rhode Island and Sacred Heart University (2005-2009) and was a scholar athlete in college. She also has her NSCCA National Coaching Diploma and National and is Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS). Lauren is also a licensed physical therapist.
"I love coaching soccer because I like to give back to the game that has taken me further then anything else has in my life. I want to be a positive role model for young male and female athletes in both their soccer careers and professional careers." - Lauren Tourtellott


Joe Sorriento
Technical Staff Coach Girls
Coach for: Girls U9/10 and U11/12
Email: joe19soccer@hotmail.com
BWP Girls Program

BWP Admin Staff:

The BWP Administrative Team main objectives are to support the BWP Technical Staff, the implementation of our programming and the needs of our Club membership.
BWP executes the day-to-day operations of the Club’s business. Currently, the BWP Administrative Team consists of:

  • Larry Jasenski,
    Chief Financial Officer,
    14 years with BWP

  • Steve Freeman,
    Director of Programming,
    19 years with BWP

  • Shanic Fingar,
    Director of Operations,
    8 years with BWP

  • Frank Romeo,
    Creative Director,
    8 years with BWP

  • Phil Sidoti,
    Director of Marketing,
    1 year with BWP

Age groups are managed on the team level by volunteer team managers, and they report to the Director of Operations.

BWP Board of Trustees

Black Watch Premier (BWP) is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization recognized in New York State. The BWP Board of Trustees meets regularly to give guidance, create policy and give general oversight to the programming of the Club’s business. The BWP Board of Trustees consists of:

  • Dr. Jeffrey Rockmore,
    BWP President,
    8 years with BWP

  • Dr. Daniel Esper,
    14 years with BWP

  • Shaun Mahoney,
    5 years with BWP

  • Christopher Rosetti,
    3 years with BWP

  • Michael Whalen,
    3 years with BWP