Coach: Chris Roche (8th 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 89-48-10, leading his team to five straight Conference Championships (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011) and five NCAA Tournament appearances (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011).
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 seventh season with the Rams. Fred holds a NSCAA National Diploma and is a licensed referee. He is active in the local soccer community, training several youth teams.
His college days were spent attending Hofstra University. Fred is a life long Hicksville
resident who enjoys spending time with his wife Dina and dog Harley.
Assistant Coach: Steve Maye
Coach Maye joined the Farmingdale State coaching staff in 2008. In his college days, he played one year at Farmingdale before transferring to LIU CW Post where he was a three-year starter and a team captain during his junior and senior year. He was named to the conference and regional teams during his junior and senior years.
After receiving his Bachelor's in Communications from LIU CW Post in 1988, he
served as an assistant coach for two years, while also playing semi-pro in the Italian
League and Greek League. Steve has been training team and individuals for the
Massapequa Club for 10 years, and has been training kids for various clubs
on Long Island and New Jersey for 17 years.
Assistant Coach: JR Balzarini