BLACK WATCH PREMIER BURLINGTON COACHING STAFF


RUBEN RESENDES


Director of Coaching

U14 Boys Coach
UVM Men's Assistant Head Coach


Ruben Resendes comes to Burlington after spending the previous six seasons with the New England Revolution Academy. During his tenure with the Revolution Academy, he also served as the Regional Development School Coordinator, where he focused on curriculum and player development. In 2008, Resendes played for the Revolution Academy's inaugural team. He was the first Revolution Academy graduate to return to the program as a coach.
 
As head coach at Dean College, Resendes helped lead the Bulldogs to their most successful stretch in program history with a 33-3-1 (.917) record. In 2016, he guided Dean to an 17-2-0 overall record and earned an invitation to the USCAA National Tournament. Resendes was recognized with the NJCAA All-New England Coach of the Year award.
 
Resendes played collegiately as a midfielder at Southern New Hampshire from 2009-12, including three of Dow's four seasons as an assistant coach with the Penmen. 
 
Following his successful career with the Penmen, Resendes played professionally for Tindastoll FC of Iceland's Úrvalsdeild.

BRAD AGOOS


Technical Director

U16 Boys Coach​​​​​​​

Futsal Coordinator


Brad Agoos joins Black Watch Burlington with a wealth of youth academy and collegiate coaching experience. Most recently, Agoos coached a U14 Boys team for Crossfire Premier US Soccer Development Academy, as well as a U18 Boys group for Portland Timbers Youth Academy, assisting young talent with the transition to becoming full-time professional players.


As Head Coach of Seattle University (2006-2011) and Assistant Head Coach of University of California, Berkeley (2000-2006), Agoos led both successful programs to Elite 8 post-season appearances. From 2009-2016, Agoos was employed by US Soccer to evaluate and identify players for US national teams. He has also served as a MLS match evaluator in collaboration with league office to analyze game experience, officiating, and match tactics. 


As a player, Agoos won 3 national championships as a member of the University of Virginia Men's Soccer program. In 1992, he was ACC Tournament MVP. 


Agoos played professionally in Costa Rica 1st Division (AD Santa Barbara-now Puntarenas FC), German 2nd Division (FC 08 Homburg), and Dutch 3rd Division (Quick, Den Haag). In the US, he has played at nearly all professional levels (A-League, CISL, USISL, and PDL).

RON McEACHEN


U8 Coed Coach

Fall Academy Trainer


Ron McEachen, known to most as "Keach", has served over 30+ years as a National Staff Coach for both the NSCAA and USSF, 40+ years as a successful collegiate coach, and many years as a youth soccer club director.


A 1969 graduate of West Virginia University, Keach was a first-team All-America before going on to a professional career (1971-78) with the New York Cosmos and Miami Toros of the NASL and the Connecticut Wildcats, Pittsburgh Miners, and Rhode Island Oceaneers of the ASL.
 
Keach began his coaching career at Middlebury College in 1976, moving to UVM in 1985.  He left Vermont in 1995 to join the staff of the New England Revolution of the MLS. He then took over the Skidmore College program in 2000. At the collegiate level, Keach earned over 300 wins during his illustrious coaching career.

ROB DOW


U8 Coed Coach
UVM Men's Head Coach


After five seasons as Associate Head Coach, Rob Dow was named UVM Men's Head Coach in 2017. Vermont reached new heights with Dow on the sidelines in 2016. After winning the second-most games in a single season (14), the Green and Gold hosted an NCAA Tournament game for only the third time in program history.
 
In addition to the 2016 NCAA Tournament success, Dow helped lead the Catamounts to an America East regular season title in 2012, its first in 23 years, and an America East Championship in 2015.
 
Dow came to Vermont after spending four years at Southern New Hampshire University. He spent two seasons as an assistant coach with the Penmen men's soccer program and was elevated to associate head coach during the 2010 season. Dow spent two seasons as head men's soccer coach at Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts.  
 
He also played professionally with the Ottawa Wizards and then the New Hampshire Phantoms. 

LAUREN BERNARD


U12 Girls/U16 Girls Coach
UVM Women's Assistant Head Coach


Lauren Bernard is entering her third year as an assistant coach with the UVM Women's Soccer team. Bernard helped the UVM women's soccer program to new heights in 2017. The Catamounts made their first ever appearance in the America East Championship Game and became only the second team in the history of the league to earn a title game berth as a No. 6 seed. 
 
Bernard joined the UVM staff after a four-year starter at Boston College. A defender/midfielder for the Eagles she started every game she played (81) and finished her career with 29 points on six goals and 17 assists.
 
She ranked third on the team in scoring as a sophomore and junior and helped BC reach the NCAA Tournament three times, including an Elite Eight appearance in her sophomore season. Bernard was named the Boston College Rookie of the Year in 2012.
 



A two-time Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Vermont, she was a two-time NSCAA All-American at Colchester High School and a member of the U.S. U14 and U18 Youth National Teams. She was also a member of the ODP Region I Team from 2005-2012. 


BOB DAY


U12 Boys Coach
Fall Academy Trainer


As Academy Trainer, Bob Day brings over 25 years of coaching and teaching experience to Black Watch Burlington. He has worked with many local clubs, as well as the Olympic Development Program. Day served as head and assistant coach at Colchester and Burlington High School for over 20 years, earning multiple D1 State Championships and 5-time coach of the year honors. 


KEITH MOORE


U10 Boys/U19 Boys Coach
UVM Men's Assistant Head Coach


Keith Moore joined the Catamounts coaching staff as Assistant Head Coach in May of 2018. Moore comes to Burlington after spending the previous six seasons at Elmira, including the last four years as head men’s soccer coach. In 2015, Moore architected one of the greatest turnarounds in program history, transforming a one-win club into an Empire 8 contender in a single season. 
 
Prior to his head coaching tenure at Elmira, he served as head coach at Keystone College for two seasons. His leadership in guiding the Giants to the playoffs was recognized by his peers as he was named CSAC Coach of the Year. Moore was a four-year letterwinner at the University of Maine and teammate of Rob Dow from 2000-03. After his collegiate experience, he went on to play for the Brooklyn Nights in the Professional Development League of the United States Soccer League.
 
He holds United States Soccer Federation 'B' License and NSCAA Advanced National Coaching Diploma.

SCOTT BUSHWELLER


U14 Girls Coach​​​​​​​


Scott Bushweller grew up in Vermont playing soccer. As a youth, he played for the first Vermont Select Soccer Team with Ron McEachen as one of the coaches. At South Burlington High School, Bushweller was elected to the All New England Soccer Team. He then attended St. Lawrence University from 1988-1992 where he was a four year starter. Bushweller has been coaching girls soccer for over 10 years. In 2015, he was awarded Competitive Girls Soccer Coach of the Year by the Vermont Soccer Association. 


BROOKE JENKINS


U12 Girls/U14 Girls Coach

UVM Women's Captain & Graduate Student



In 2017, Brooke Jenkins completed a stellar Junior season with the UVM's Women's Soccer team. As Captain, Jenkins started all 20 games, tied for fifth in the America East conference with seven goals, and was named All-Conference Second Team. Majoring in Economics, she was also named a 2018 America East Presidential Scholar-Athlete.


​​​​​​​A midfielder from Smithfield, R.I., Jenkins helped Smithfield High School win the Rhode Island State Championship and played club soccer for FC Stars ECNL, one of the top club teams in the country.