Tim Calouro
Coaching Director

Tim is an East Providence native and began his playing career with the East Providence Merchants in 1994. He went on to play premier soccer with Bayside in 1996. Tim continued his playing career at East Providence Senior High School in 1998. He was selected 2nd Team All Division in 1999 and 1st Team All Division and 1st Team All State in 2000.

He went on to play college soccer at St. Joseph’s College in 2001 and finished his collegiate career at Rhode Island College in 2002 through 2004.

Tim will be responsible for developing and leading the youth academy for the association.

Youth Academy Coaches


Michael Resendes
Vice President / Youth Academy Director

Mike has experience as both a seasoned soccer player and coach. His list of accomplishments include:

  • Certifications
    • United Soccer Coaches Diploma – Foundations of Coaching
    • National “F” License
  • Coaching Experience
    • U8 Boys Competitive Anchor & Classic Divisions 2016 – Present
    • Mighty Dragons Youth Development Academy Coordinator & Coach 2016 – Present
    • Cranston Youth Soccer: 2004 – 2007
    • Pawtucket Youth Soccer: 2013 to 2016
  • Playing Experience
    • Recreation Soccer at Newman YMCA, Seekonk, MA – 1987
    • AYSO Recreation Soccer: Spring and Fall Leagues U5-U14 – 1988-1999
    • East Providence Merchants Competitive Soccer 1993-1997
    • East Providence Senior High School – 1998 – 2000
    • Attended John Smith Soccer Youth Camp at Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI – 1991
    • Attended British Youth Soccer Academy at Wheeler School, Seekonk, MA – 1992


Zach Pereira

Zach Pereira has been involved in East Providence soccer since the age of 4 first as a player then as a coach, and finally as a coaching instructor. Zach has also served as a strength and conditioning coach for Bayside FC premier soccer.

He played collegiate soccer at Springfield College earning All-Conference and All New England honors. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy and has been practicing as an orthopedic clinical specialist in Swansea, MA for the last seven years. Zach utilizes the Move2Perform analysis system on a regular basis in order to analyze an athlete’s risk of injury compared to their peers as well as their ability to move well functionally.

Zach brings a wealth of knowledge in sports performance and soccer development to our club. He is very passionate about soccer and strives to instill that passion for sport and wellness in his athletes. Zach has been a lifelong resident of East Providence, currently living in Rumford with his wife and three children, and is excited to help provide the ideal soccer program to the athletes of East Providence.



Anthony Tavares

Anthony’s many years of soccer experience include the following accomplishments.

  • Three-Time RI Premier State Champion (Mid-State United)
  • Five-Year Member of 1988 RI State ODP Team
  • 2003 Regional Pool Selection for Region 1
  • Three-Year Starter at East Providence High School
  • Two-Time 2nd team All-Division Selection (sophomore & junior years
  • 1st team All-Division, 1st team All-State, All-New England selection (senior)
  • Four-Year Member of University of Rhode Island varsity soccer team.

A URI Alumni, Anthony graduated in 2011 with a B.A. in Accounting.


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