MEET THE COACHES

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David J. Yanosy is the current Head Coach of the Boys Varsity Soccer Team at Southington High School (2006-present).  He was also the former Junior Varsity Coach of the Boys Soccer Team under Coach Steve Victor (2001-2005). He is only the third coach in the history of the boys’ soccer program at SHS (Dan Murawski 1969 – 1998 & Steve Victor 1999 – 2005). During his tenure, his teams have qualified for the CIAC tournament five times (2006 -2010) including back-to-back quarterfinal runs in 2008 & 2009. Furthermore, Coach Yanosy has had numerous players go on to play soccer at the collegiate level, including Mariusz Kurzatkowski (MCC & CCSU), Andrew Bixler (Amherst), Zac Failla (NOVA Southeastern, Fla.), Nate Mozian (ECSU), Greg Smedberg (AIC), Bill Queen (Wesleyan), Alex Queen (MIT), and Sean Conway (ECSU).  His most decorated player was two-time All-State player, Mariusz Kurzatkowski.

He is the Director of the Blue Knights Winter / Summer Soccer Clinics (2006-present), and was a staff member for the Blue Knights Soccer Camp (2002-2005), Redcoat Soccer Clinic (2004-2005), and New Life Soccer Camp – Lafayette, GA (2002-2003). Coach Yanosy was also an Assistant Baseball Coach at Southington High (2001 – 2010) and at Wethersfield High School (2012-2013).

Coach Yanosy is originally from Granby, CT where he played soccer, basketball, and baseball at Granby Memorial High School. He was All-State and All-Conference in soccer (1995) and baseball (1996). His soccer team was Class S State Champions in 1993. He played collegiate soccer (1996) and baseball (1997-2000) at Central Connecticut State University under Shaun Green and the late George Redman.

He is currently the Department Chair of Physical Education and Health at Southington High School.

keith5Keith Langston is the current Assistant Coach of the Boys Varsity Soccer Team at Southington High School and has spent 8 years on and off assisting with Varsity.  He is also the former Freshman Coach of the Boys Soccer Team for 2 years and the former Head Coach of the Boys Soccer Team at Kennedy Middle School for 2 years.
 
He has coached past and present Southington Soccer Club U19 teams as well as various U6 to U14 age groups.
 
Coach Langston is originally from Wolverhampton, England where he played football (soccer) for the Wolverhampton Wanderers schoolboys U11 to U16, 4 years of High School, Royal Air Force from the age of 16 to 22 – where he played against militaries around the world.
 
He played Central Midfield for most of his football career and following his military career, he played 2 years for the Woodstock Town FC in the Oxfordshire Senior League, 1 year for the Headington Amateurs FC, Hellenic league, 4 years Oxford City FC,  Vauxhall Opel League , 7 years Star Royal FC, Oxfordshire Sunday league.  With Oxford City, Keith played in the FA cup.  He was voted Players Player in 80/81 and 81/82, and Player of The Year in 84/85.
 
He is currently a Certified Environmental Operator with the Southington Water Pollution Control.  Keith’s hobbies are Football, (Watching not playing anymore, has been kicked enough) and Golf (Can’t get kicked playing golf).

Coaches--element148Austin Magaro is a 2007 graduate of Southington High School where he played Soccer from 2003-2006. His senior varsity season was Coach Yanosy’s inaugural year as the Varsity Head Coach. Austin was a key part of Coach Yanosy’s notable attacking style while playing in the outside midfield role.
 
Austin went on to graduate from The University of Maryland in 2011 with a degree in History, and a masters degree in Social Studies Education from the University of Bridgeport in 2012. Austin is currently a Social Studies teacher at DePaolo Middle School in Southington.
 
Austin is an avid Manchester United supporter and has a true passion for the beautiful game.

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Lisa Burdette
Amy Daddona
Mike Daddona
Tanya Richert
Bryn Tindall

Dee Tindall
Jen Tindall
Val Tosta
Cathie Topper
Dave Zegzdryn

OUR MISSION

It is the intent of the Southington High School (Team) Booster Club to provide support to the high school (sport) program and coaching staff within the guidelines of these by-laws.

Furthermore, it is the intention of this club to be a non-profit organization that relies on the dedication of its membership to function as one unit to the betterment of the team and its coaches.  All members should contribute their respective commitment, talents, skills and knowledge to achieve the common and ultimate goals of the program.

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