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SCAA - South County Soccer

Meet Our Staff

Director of Coaching, 2010B & 2006/2007G Elite – Darryl Springer

Darryl Springer has been involved in the game of soccer for over 40 years. He has extensive experience both as a player and a coach at youth, collegiate and national team levels. In Trinidad and Tobago, he played for the Under 19 National Team with the likes of Dwight Yorke and Shaka Hislop. He then played as a four-year starter at Radford University earning Defensive and Team MVP awards. After college Darryl played semi-pro with the Roanoke Riverdawgs, provided assistance to the Radford University Women’s Soccer team and coached boys soccer in the Roanoke Virginia area.

For the past three years Darryl has worked as a coach in the South County community and was instrumental in the launch of soccer for the South County Athletic Association (SCAA).  Darryl is an outstanding coach that has the passion for developing the game of soccer at the youth level.  His experience as a successful college player and former National Team player will be crucial in helping SCAA to continue to develop a soccer program that is a leader in player development.

Darryl is excited about serving as the SCAA Soccer Director of Coaching and continuing to be a part of top level soccer in Northern VA.  Darryl currently holds an USSF National D License.

Academy Director, 2009B & Academy – Alex Pinto

Former El Salvador National Team member and current Olympic Development Program coach Alex Pinto has been named as Technical Director South County Soccer. 

Pinto comes to South County Soccer with tremendous coaching experience.  He has led multiple teams to VYSA State championships, regional appearances and has helped developed numerous players throughout this time in the Northern Virginia area. 

“Alex has done a great job the past few years helping us to develop our players and coaches”, said Director of Coaching Darryl Springer.  “He has had tremendous success in our area developing great players and coaching teams that play a great brand of soccer.  Alex will play a key role in the development of our players and coaches.”

Prior to beginning his coaching career, Alex was a member of the El Salvador National Team and played for several first division clubs in El Salvador during his in eight year career.  During his time, his teams earned two Salvadorian League Championships and multiple finals appearances. 

“I’m looking forward to the next challenge in my coaching career.”  Said Pinto.  “South County has great potential and my goal is to help develop our players and teams in our area.” 

Coach Pinto currently holds his USSF “B” coaching license and is a member of the Virginia ODP State staff.  Coach Pinto will also be the Head Coach for South County’s Rising U9 Boys team.


Edith Hernandez – 2010G and 2011G

Coach Edith has been an integral part of Northern Virginia girl's soccer scene for over 20 years.  Having develop technically proficient players and helped lead state cup winning teams, in clubs like BRYC and SYC, Coach Edith brings a wealth of experience to South County Soccer.  Coach Edith main goal for her players is to become skilled soccer players, while having fun and competing.

Andreas Tsaousis - Goalkeeper Coach

Andreas was born and raised in Northern Virginia and grew up playing for both Vienna and McLean Youth Soccer Clubs.  He also represented Virginia’s District and State level Olympic Development Programs (ODP) and finished his high school career playing for DC United and Baltimore Armour Academies; with Baltimore Armour being a top 10 ranked Academy in the country. His team was invited and participated in a four team tournament with the United States U17 Youth National Team (USYNT), Tottenham U18, and Rio Grande Valley Academy at the IMG Academy facilities. His success on the field was noticed and he received many offers to play at the Division 1 & Division 3 levels from schools including: George Mason University, University of Delaware, University of Dayton, Loyola University Maryland, University of Mary Washington, Shenandoah University, Christopher Newport University, Marymount University, and Eastern University. He accepted his offer at George Mason University and has been representing their well-respected Division 1 program for the past four years.

Andreas also spent the last four summers training abroad in Greece with some of the top teams in the Greek Super League (Panathinaikos, AEK) including individual sessions with the Greek National Team goalkeeper coach. These teams qualify for the Champions League and Europa League on a consistent basis and compete against some of the best clubs in the world. His training also included individual sessions with Eric Steele, a former Manchester United and England National Team Goalkeeper coach. Overall, Andreas' experiences playing in the US and overseas have helped him add many different dimensions to his game and coaching style.

Chris Jewett 2011B

Kevin Chon  2009B Gray

Rob Holliday  2007/2008B

2012B Green and 2014B Green

Gabriel Prudencio 2009B Black