Chris Roche
Chris Roche
Title: Head Women's Soccer Coach
Phone: 631-420-2383
Email: rochec@farmingdale.edu
Fax: 631-420-2294

Head Coach: Chris Roche (13th season)

Coach Chris Roche came to Farmingdale State in the summer of 2005. Since then, Chris has completely turned around the women's soccer program, compiling an overall record of 152-86-19, leading his team to nine Conference Championships (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016) and nine NCAA Tournament appearances (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016).

Over the past 12 seasons, Coach has won 10+ games 11 times. His winningest season came in 2010 with a 17-5 record, tying a program-high seven game win streak. He has coached four Skyline Rookie's of the Year ('06, '11, '14, '16), two Skyline Player's of the Year ('10, '15) and a 2-time Skyline Defensive Player of the Year ('12 & '14). He has also coached eight All-Region players, two of which were 3-time recipients of that award.

Prior to Farmingdale, he was the Head Women's Soccer Coach at Briarcliffe for two years, where he coached the team to an 18-8-2 record, as well as a number three ranking in the country in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

Chris graduated from the University of Scranton in 1985 with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Finance. While studying at Scranton, he played one year of soccer and was then hired as the assistant coach.

Chris is the owner of Prime Time Sports, an indoor soccer facility in Copiague, NY. He currently resides in Commack with his wife and three children.

 

Assistant Coach: Fred Pavey

This is also Fred's 13th season with the Rams. Fred holds an NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA High School Diploma and a US Youth Soccer National License. He is a lifelong resident of Hicksville and has been active in the local soccer community, training club teams for over 25 years.

His college days were spent attending Hofstra University. When not training and coaching, Fred enjoys spending time with his wife Dina and dog Harley.

 

Assistant Coach: Tracy Thalhamer

Tracy enters her third season as a member of the Farmingdale coaching staff. She was a former assistant women's soccer coach at her alma mater, St. Joseph's College. In her undergraduate studies at St. Joe's, Tracy received her Bachelor's Degree in English Secondary Education & Speech Communication with a certificate in Theatre. She received her Master's Degree from Stony Brook University.

Currently, Tracy trains and coaches in the Long Island Junior Select program with various age groups. She also works with youth teams in the Longwood Soccer Club and the East Islip Soccer Club. Tracy holds her NSCAA National Coaching License and has had education in "Reading the Game". She looks forward to working with and learning from her long time rivals at Farmingdale State College.

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