97 Nether United Palominos FC



Welcome to the U16 Nether United Palomino’s Web Page

Team Leadership:

Head Coach and Trainer: Michelle Vaccaro
GM and Head Parent Coach: Andrew Brenner, 610-299-2800, abrenner@pantheon-tech.com

Asst Coach: Anthony DeCarlo, 610-999-2418
Team Manager: Wendy Laird, 610-453-0523, wendylaird@verizon.net

Team Treasurer: Gina Gibbs, 610-308-2437

Michelle Vaccaro’s Bio:

Michelle Vaccaro has coached the Nether United FC Palominos 97’ since May 2010 as Head Coach and trainer.

In addition to coaching the Palominos, Michelle currently and for the past 2 years has been the Assistant Women’s coach at Neumann University. Prior to Neumann she spent a year as the assistant at Gwynedd Mercy College and four seasons as an assistant at the College of Southern Maryland. As an assistant coach, she helps in the design of practice programs and implementation of fitness regime for the student-athletes. She is also an EPYSA certified coach who leads sessions for many SE PA area camps including those for EPYSA and Swarthmore Garnet Soccer. Michelle holds an NSCAA Advanced Regional Coaching License (D license equivalent) and played soccer for four years in college.

Michelle graduated from the University of Maryland in 2003 with a degree in Business Communication Studies and recently resumed her schooling for her Master’s Degree and has completed all requirements for her teaching certification in Physical Education and Health at Eastern University.



NPAA Fields and Facilities


The Nether Palominos have use of the some of the finest fields and training facilities in S.E. Pennsylvania.  With the highly regarded Robert Urban Park and the recently re-furbished Chester Park facilities, Nether United FC is on the leading edge of travel club field facilities in the area.  Nether United FC also provides the training facility used by the MLS Philadelphia Union Soccer team.




2012-13 U16 Palominos Team Record as of April 8th, 2013: 12-1-6 (wins-ties-losses)

Tournament results for 2012-13

Annandale Girls Premiere Cup 2012 - Champion

Team Trip to Barcelona and South of France - 2 wins (France) and 2 losses (Spain)

Nether Spring Challenge 2012- Finalist

Columbia Fall Classic 2011- Champion

NPAA Urban Spring 2011: Finalist

Guests are welcome to train with the Palominos!

The Palominos will be competing in 2013-14 in several College showcases including the Mayors Cup in Las Vegas, NV, as well as the Frederick Cup, Annadale Girls Premiere Cup and Winter Indoor Cups and the EPYSA Spring Outdoor Cup Tournament.



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