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The longest serving STA staff member, Executive Director Shane Bullock joined STA ten years ago and has been instrumental in the club's development and operation ever since.


Holding an Undergraduate Degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Liverpool John Moores University, Bullock is responsible for all day to day operations and executive actions at STA.


On the field he has led teams to National Competitions (2 x National Finalis), State Championships and success at an array of major tournaments, with many of his former players making up the list of STA alumni now playing regularly in NCAA competition. In addition, he also served as the Assistant Coach of WPSL team the Milburn Magic.

He resides in Cedar Knolls NJ, with his Wife Andrea and Son, Sebastian. He can be reached at

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Matthew Farrell is the longest serving member of the STA Mt Olive Branch and has been instrumental in the growth and development of the club over the past seven years. 


Originally from Liverpool, England, Matthew was brought up in a soccer cauldron and excelled in the sport from a young age. As a youth player Matthew regularly played alongside some of England's best players including Steven Gerard and Joey Barton.  As an adult, Matthew played for Southport FC, Burscough AFC and Warrington Town FC in a career that spanned over ten years.

For Matthew, becoming a coach was a natural progression and he is passionate about passing on his knowledge,  experience and love of the game to his players . He is always keen to learn and improve and he currently holds a Uefa A license, USC Premier Diploma, USC Director of Coaching Diploma, USCCoach Development Diploma, and is a current USSF B License candidate. 

Not only is Matthew the STA MOSC Director of Coaching but holds roles as the Blair Academy Head Soccer Coach, U17 Boys New Jersey ODP Head coach, Clifton Elite Men's Soccer Head Coach and a Coach Educator for the USC.

Off the field he spends his time with his wife and three young sons who love soccer as much as their dad.

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Zico Nunes brings over 10 years of experience and incredible knowledge to his position of Girls Director of Coaching for STA MOSC.  Along with other responsibilities his role will be to assist and ensure the on-field and off-field development of the players and coaches.  Before joining STA Zico spent time as the Academy Manager and Academy Director at both TSF Academy and Arsenal Soccer Schools Academy USA.


Zico holds an undergraduate degree in Sports Management with a minor in Business Administration.  In addition he holds a UEFA A license (The FA), The FA International License and the KNVB (Dutch) International License.  Over the years Zico has overseen and helped many players achieve their goals of either playing college or professional soccer. 

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