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Meet the Team

 

floFlo Egan

Executive Director 

director@msysa.org

 

Responsibilities: 

Overseeing the administration, programs, and the strategic plan of the organization.

Bio:

Flo has two daughters Kelly and Katie and five grandchildren: Kassidy, Gavin, Tristan, Ivan, and Kegan. Outside of the office, Flo loves to sew and visit her family. 

Why do you work in youth soccer?

I am so blessed and want to share and serve others. I want to help players in Maryland to fulfill their goals and dreams through the beautiful game. 

   

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Nathean Meadows

Director of Operations 

operations@msysa.org

Responsibilities: 

Evaluate, develop, improve, and implement all operational systems, processes and policies in support of the MSYSA mission. 

Bio:  

Nathean is from Ipswich, England and currently resides in Silver Spring with his son Isaiah. Outside the office, he enjoys soccer, running, mountain biking and technology!

Why do you work in youth soccer?

I have a lifelong passion for the beautiful game and a strong desire to serve. Marrying these two together in youth soccer is a life-long dream and an opportunity to help players, coaches, clubs and administrators have the best opportunities to pursue excellence and individual development in their environment. I believe that "sport has the power to change the world" - Nelson Mandela.

   

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Gandalf French

Program Director: ODP & Summer Soccer Academy

programs@msysa.org

Responsibilities:

Oversight of the ODP program, Summer Soccer Academy, Winter Indoor Training and Tournament Sanctioning. 

Bio:

Gandalf is from Columbia, Maryland and currently lives with his wife Krysta, his daughter Kaeden, and puppy Aspen. Outside of the office, he enjoys playing soccer, rock climbing, and hiking. 

Why do you work in youth soccer?

I started working in youth soccer to help instill a lifelong love of the game in the players that I am fortunate to work with. In my current role with MSYSA, I am blessed to be able to have a wider impact on the growth of our beautiful game and I am proud to be helping to make soccer the preeminent sport in our country.  

   

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Alan Lydiate

Director of Coaching 

coachingeducation@msysa.org

Responsibilities:

Coaching education insight. Technical lead for all soccer/coach related matters.

Bio:

Alan is from Blackpool, England. He currently resides in Hagerstown, MD with his wife Jenny and daughters Sadie and Cecelia. Outside of the office, Alan enjoys socializing with friends.

Why do you work in youth soccer?

To help nurture and develop positive behaviors in children through soccer. 

 

   

 

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Adrienne Ryan

Accounts Specialist

accountspecialist@msysa.org

Responsibilities:

Payroll administrator and all accounts receivable and accounts payable functions.

 

   

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Jessica Hafer

Registration Specialist

registration@msysa.org

Responsibilities:

All issues related to Stack Sports Association Connect and Club/league connect, and membership & affiliation.

   

maria_small_1Maria Lyon 

Program Director : Cups and Communications Support

cups@msysa.org

Responsibilities:

State/Presidents Cup operations, office and communications support. 

Bio:

Maria is from Gambrills, MD and has a cat named Nugget. Outside of the office, Maria enjoys refereeing, hiking, and reading. 

Why do you work in youth soccer?

I watched the '99ers win as a kid and I was instantly hooked. Soccer has given me so much as a player: life-long friends, mentors, opportunity, and communication/leadership skills. I'm very lucky to have the opportunity now (both as a referee and as an MSYSA employee) to help provide the next generation with those same gifts. Simply put, soccer is the love of my life - just don't tell Nugget. 

   

Brendon_small_1Brendon Mendelson 

Marketing /Communications Coordinator and Office Support

communications@msysa.org

Responsibilities:

Creating and implementing plans to improve all online media and communications. Assist in all areas of office administration. 

Bio:

Brendon is from Highlands Ranch, Colorado. He played soccer at Seton Hill University in Pennsylvania. Outside of the office Brendon enjoys playing soccer, hiking, skiing, and traveling. 

Why do you work in youth soccer?

I grew up playing in the US Youth Soccer system and ODP program so I want to share my passion and provide players with the same great experiences that I had. I hope to continually develop and expand the game in the US over the duration of my professional career. 

 

Contact Us:

Mailing Address: 221 5th Ave. SE., Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Office Phone: (410) 768-5401

Office Fax: (410) 768-5406 

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