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Abby van Geldern Chestnut Hill Sports Club Soccer Coach

Abby van Geldern

Girls 2003 Head Coach

Abby van Geldern has been coaching since graduating from St. Lawrence University in 2012. She was a 4-year starting goalkeeper for the women's soccer team at St. Lawrence. Following graduation, Abby was the Assistant Soccer Coach for the women's soccer team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. After moving to Boston to work as a College Counselor, Abby continued coaching as the Assistant Goalkeeper Coach at Wellesley College in 2016.

Ben Peters Chestnut Hill Sports Club Soccer Coach

Ben Peters

Girls 2003 Head Coach

Coach Peters was born in Germany, lived in Canada for 15 years, lived in Germany for 5 years and has now been in the US for 7 years. Played on one of the top teams in Ontario, Canada growing up. Played 1 year of youth soccer in Germany and 1 year on a semi-pro team in the Netherlands. Coach Peters started his undergraduate degree in Health and Wellness in the fall of 2007 in Upstate NY at SUNY Oswego where he played 4 years of varsity soccer. He also obtained a minor in Athletic Coaching while completing his undergraduate degree. After finishing his undergraduate degree in the fall of 2011 Coach Peters coached a U14 girls team and the JV girls high school team in Oswego, NY. In 2013 he started his Master’s degree in International Sport Management at SUNY Cortland. Ben is the Assistant Coach of the Girls Varsity Soccer Team at Brookline High School and former Head Coach of the Mens Soccer Team at Wheelock College. Ben is also a Select Coach with the Brookline Soccer Club.

Coach Peters holds a NSCAA National Diploma.


Fabio Lima Chestnut Hill Sports Club Soccer Coach

Fabio Lima

Girls 2002 Head Coach

Coach Fabio grew up in Brazil and has been coaching soccer for over 25 years. 

Coach Lima played soccer in College, where he earned a Physical Education and Sports degree. After graduation, Coach Lima became an assistant coach for Clube Atletico Mineiro who plays in the first division in Brazil. Later he became a coach for the Brazilian Soccer School - CBF and GOL Brazil. Since moving to the USA Coach Lima has coached for Super Soccer Stars, Boston Stars Premier, America FC United, Chestnut Hill Boys U17, Wolves Futsal Boys U14, Brookline Soccer Club Boys U14 and Girls U12. 

Coach Lima has a CBF/FIFA coaching license and an NSCAA Advanced National coaching license.

Morgan Redman Chestnut Hill Sports Club Soccer Coach

Morgan Redman

Girls 2001 Head Coach

Morgan Redman has been coaching for three years, since graduating from Stanford University in 2011. She was a 4-year member of the soccer team at Stanford and during this time, Stanford won two Pac-10 titles and appeared in two national championship games. Following graduation, Morgan coached for two years at Stanford Soccer Club in Palo Alto, CA (GU13-15) before relocating to Boston to pursue a Masters in Public Health. She has been coaching at Brookline Soccer Club since moving to Boston in Fall 2013.

Coach Redman holds a USSF “D” License and a NSCAA National Diploma.

Chestnut Hill Sports Club Coach Rob Sprague

Rob Sprague, Club Director

Boys 2003 Head Coach

Rob Sprague is the Director of the Chestnut Hill Soccer Club. Rob has been the Brookline Soccer Club’s Director of Coaching since 2003.  He is the Girls Varsity Head Coach at Brookline High School (since 2014) and was a three time GU17 Head Coach for Massachusetts ODP.  Coach Sprague was the Eastern Mass. Girls  Coaches Association's Coach of the Year in 2016. 

Coach Sprague holds USSF “B” and “C” Licenses.

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