ESTEBAN ‘ESTE’ MALDONADO
Technical Director (TD)
Coach Este is currently the Technical Director of LMVSC Soccer. He has 13 years of coaching experience and has been coaching at LMVSC for close to 10 years. Coach Este holds the USSF National “A” License, USSF National Youth Coaching License, and Manchester United Long Term Player Development Diploma in England. Coach Este was a former Virginia State ODP Head Coach, Northern Virginia District ODP Head Coach, and CCL United Head Coach. He grew up playing for Chivas in Guadalajara Mexico, and when Este moved to Northern Virginia at an early age he played under Clyde Watson for Team America winning State Cup Championships. Este also played at local Edison HS and was Washington-Post All-Met Player of the Year, 4 time All State Selection, Region Player of the year, and District player of the year. Coach Este received a full scholarship to play NCAA Division 1 at James Madison University. Coach Este also trained overseas for a year with AJ Auxerre, Lorient FC and FC Metz in France. At JMU, Este Majored in Sports Management and has a minor in Business Administration.
Director of Travel & Coaching
Coach Jon Norem serves as the Director of Travel and Coaching for LMVSC (August 2017). Jon has over 18 years of experience in coaching youth, high school and U-23s in the DMV. Jon has coached at several local youth clubs, as well as the DC United Youth Academy, where he was the U12/U13 Head Coach and assisting with the U23 team. Jon is entering his 10th season as the head coach for Bishop Ireton’s Boys Varsity Program, where he has earned 2 WCAC Coach of the Year Awards. Coach Jon holds his USSF “A” License, USC Advanced National, National GK and National Youth Diploma. As youth player, Jon played for Pete Johnson (VYSA Hall of Fame Coach), both for club and at Bishop Ireton HS. During this time, he had the opportunity to travel internationally, playing in Europe, South America and Asia. Jon was a 4-year starter at Shenandoah University and earned a degree in Business Administration, with a minor in Marketing & Accounting.
Director of Recreation & Player Development
Justin O’Shell grew up playing in Northern Virginia area under Clyde Watson and Jamil Faryadi. He currently holds his USSF ‘C’ License and his National Youth License. As the Director of Recreation and Player Development, he is responsible for the Lee Mt. Vernon recreational program and coaching education, where he works with the recreational coaches to ensure they have the tools to succeed. He also oversees all of Lee Mt. Vernon’s pathway programs included in our Instructional Developmental Program starting with players as early as 2 years old, and working with them until they are 8 years old! Additionally, he leads our Patriots Developmental Academy as well as all of our Lee Mt. Vernon Camps & Clinics.
Director of Goal Keepers
Coach Young holds his USSF ‘C’ License, NSCAA GK License, and is currently the VYSA Northern District / State ODP Goalkeeper Head Coach. He brings over 10 years of coaching experience at various levels and ages to the club. Coach Young also played professionally with several teams, including 5 years with the Virginia Royals (USL).