Salvo SC Girls Academy Coaching Staff

Coaches for 2021-2022

2009 - Co-Coaches - Delaney Marier and Katlin Okamoto

2008 - Co-Coaches - Katlin Okamoto and Matt Cross

2007 - Delaney Marier

2006 - Matt Cross

2005 - Katlin Okamoto

2004-2003 - Matt Cross

Support Staff

Goalkeeping - Jorey Erickson and Danielle Mendez

Athletic Performance - Training Haus powered by TCO

College Advisory/Placement - Jeff Lindblom

Technical Support - Peter Rivard

Travel/Operations Support - Lisa Wolf

More Information about our Staff

Katlin Okamoto - Girls Academy Director

Katlin Okamoto - Girls Academy Director

2005 Head Coach, 2008 Co-Coach

15+ Years of coaching experience (Girls Academy, Collegiate D1 and D3)

A License (Expected July 2021) Current holder of USSF B License

Girls Academy Advisory Panel Adult Leader - Mid America Conference

SheChampions Scholarship and Mentorship Program

30 und 30 Awardee - United Soccer Coaches Association

Director of Girls Programs - Soccer Without Borders

Colorado College Player - Div 1, Captain, NCAA Tournament, Female Athlete of the Year

Ph. D. University of Minnesota (Expected June 2021) - Doctorate of Philosophy in Social Work - Dissertation: “Understanding an Action Research Process in a Youth Sport Organization”

M.S. Smith College, 2011 - Exercise and Sport Studies - Thesis: “Positive Youth Development Through Coaching: Achieving Positive Experiences”

Matt Cross

Head Coach 2004-03, Head Coach 2006, Co-Coach 2008


  • 8 years of coaching experience (Girls Academy, High Performance, High School Varsity)
  • Sporting Director FC Minnesota
  • Former Technical Director Blaine Soccer Club
  • D License

GK Director

Jorey Erickson

Director of Goalkeeping

  • 20+ years coaching experience

  • Currently: Director Goalkeeping, Salvo SC; Head Coach, 2003 Boys East Steel; Director Goalkeeping, Minnesota Youth Soccer Association; Director of Goalkeeping, Minnesota ODP

  • Youth coaching experience: Director of Goalkeeping, Woodbury SC; Head Coach, Salvo SC; Head Coach, St. Paul Central High School; Youth Academy Programs, Minnesota United

  • College coaching experience: Assistant Women’s Coach, St. Catherines University; Goalkeeper Coach, Minnesota United

  • 12+ championships and #16 national ranking at St. Paul Central High School

  • USSF D License, USC Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma, USC Premier Diploma NFHS Coaching License, English FA Level 1

Jeff Lindblom

Jeff Lindblom 

College Advisory/Placement

  • 16 years of coaching experience (Girls Academy, High Performance, Collegiate)

  • 100+ College placements at the D1, D2, D3, NAIA, Levels

  • Assistant W's Coach at Saint Catherine University

  • Former Recruiting Director at University of Wisconsin-River Falls

  • Former DOC at Cottage Grove United

Delaney Marier

Head Coach 2007, Co-Coach 2009


  • 10 years coaching experience (Development Academy, Girls Academy, High Performance, Collegiate, High School)
  • Director of East 9-12 Performance
  • USSF B License
  • 30 under 30 United Soccer Coaches Awardee

Technical Director & Girls Academy Director - Peter Rivard

 Peter Rivard

Technical Director & Girls Academy Techincal Assist

  • Currently: Technical Director, Salvo SC; U.S. Soccer National Staff Instructor; Assistant Women’s National Team Coach,  St. Kitts and Nevis (2019 - Present)

  • Leadership Experience:  Director of Coaching Woodbury Soccer Club; Assistant Director of Coaching, Cape Coral Soccer Association 

  • Coaching Experience: Men’s National Team Consultant Turks and Caicos, Minnesota United FC Scout, Minnesota United FC Assistant Coach, ODP Region 2 Head Boy’s Coach, Head M’s and W’s Coach Mayville State University, W’s Assistant University of North Dakota, M’s Assistant University of Maine, Varsity High School Boy’s Head Coach Cheverus High School

  • USSF A License

Executive Director - Lisa Wolf

Lisa Wolf

Executive Director

  • Currently: Executive Director, Salvo Soccer

  • Leadership Experience: Executive Director, Dakota Rev Soccer; Registrar, Dakota Rev Soccer; Treasurer, Dakota Rev Soccer; Audit Manager, Ernst and Young, LLP

  • Certified Public Accountant (inactive), USC Director of Coaching Diploma

  • Soccer Volunteerism: Girls Academy Finance and Governance Committee; Woodbury Athletic Association Soccer Director

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