Accepting Applications for Board of Directors

The Delaware Soccer Club is currently accepting applications to join our Board of Directors. The position offers the opportunity to play an active role in the management and continued growth of the club. Directors are elected for three year terms and are expected to attend monthly meetings (currently Tuesday evenings) and other special events as necessary. 

If you are interested in the volunteer position, please download the application and forward to our office, at or via mail to 1424 Hertel Ave. Buffalo, NY 14216.

Delaware Soccer Club is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to promote the development of youth in our community through participation in athletic competition. Our goal is to provide activities that offer recreational, social and physical development for children of all skill levels. We are committed to providing participants with the opportunity to develop athletically and personally in a positive, supportive and safe environment. Delaware Soccer Club encourages and promotes ethical and moral behavior, good sportsmanship, community involvement and good citizenship.

Delaware Soccer Club, Buffalo, NY Board Members


President:  Ellen Becker

Secretary: Matt Lincoln 

Finance:  Eric Colca

Soccer Operations: Marty Knauss

Management Operations: Liz Laczi

House: Garrett Timms

Travel Boys: John Cunningham

Travel Girls: Liz Laczi


Dan Donovan

Daniel Antonius

Frank Callocchia - Frank C. Callocchia is a local attorney and a member of Callocchia Law Firm, PLLC.  He has been a member of the Delaware Soccer Club Board of Directors since 2016.  He holds a USSF “D” Coaching License and has been involved as a volunteer coach with DSC for several years.  He has played and coached soccer at the youth and amateur club level as well as the collegiate level.  Mr. Callocchia presently chairs the DSC adult soccer programs committee, which runs an adult in-house winter indoor league and DSC Buffalo (the Delaware Soccer Club’s men’s amateur BDSL team).

Brendon Dickman - Brendon Dickman began playing for the Delaware Soccer Club in elementary school and played for the club through high school.  He currently resides in Snyder, NY with his wife and two children, both of whom play for DSC.  He is currently in his sixth year coaching for DSC and is looking forward to helping the club grow and thrive moving forward.

Pat Pidgeon - Pat Pidgeon is a Research Associate at Via Evaluation. A 2011 graduate of SUNY Cortland, Pidgeon was a goalkeeper for the men's varsity soccer program before serving as the program's assistant coach from 2012-2015. Pidgeon also serves on the Erie County Youth Board and has coached for FC Buffalo, New York State West ODP, D'Youville Men's Soccer, and Buffalo Soccer Club.

Jaime Salcedo - Jaime Salcedo is a current auditor with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Prior to his career at Deloitte, Jaime graduated with a master’s degree in accounting from Medaille College in 2016, where he also played on the varsity soccer team for 4 years. As a native soccer player from Akron, NY, Jaime joins our board in the hopes of further advancing DSC and the game of soccer within the Western New York Region.

Rich Scherer, Jr. - Rich Scherer Jr. is a partner at the law firm of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP where he concentrates his practice on commercial litigation and general business counseling. Rich and his wife Megan reside in North Buffalo with their son Richie, who plays U4 house with DSC. 

John Cunningham - John Cunningham has a 30 year history with DSC as a player, parent, coach and travel director. He is a Systems Manager with M&T Bank; and lives in North Buffalo with his son, who plays for Delaware Soccer Club.



Manager of Delaware Soccer Club: Bret Stothart

Director of Coaching: Brendan Murphy

Technical Director: Asani Samuels

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