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Administrative Staff

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Brad Fielder ODP Director
Laura Sturdivant Executive Director

2018-2019 ODP Training Staff

Trainers Bio
Brad Fielder

Fielder is an Assistant Coach with Wesley College Men's SoccerHe has 30 years of experience playing and 17 years coaching the game of soccer.  Brad grew up playing goalkeeper for the Roanoke Star Soccer Club in Virginia. He also played for a stint in Germany and Denmark during high school.  He played college soccer at La Roche College in Pittsburgh and was then picked up to play at the semi-professional level for a couple of years. Brad began coaching in 2000, and has since served as the head and assistant coach for multiple clubs, middle school and high school teams. Fielder specializes in goalkeeper training, holding his Goalkeepers' Training Level 1 and Level 2 diplomas through the United Soccer Coaches. He also holds a USSF National D License and a United Soccer Coaches Level 1 Futsal Certification.


Along with training the goalkeepers at Wesley, Fielder currently coaches for the Delaware Union Soccer Club (an affiliate of the Philadelphia Union) on the girl's and boy's side, is a Delaware ODP Goalkeeper Trainer and is a Delaware ODP Coach. 

He is the current Vice President of Operations for the Delaware Soccer is Life program, which is a non-profit to help children that are financially challenged be able to have the opportunity to play soccer.

Mark Benson Benson is a Delaware native and has served the Delaware and surrounding states' soccer communities over many years in a number of different facets, Staff Coach with the Delaware & Vermont ODP Programs. He has coaches at some of the top Elite Clubs and Camps in the region.  During his time in VT he functioned as the Assistant GM for both the Vermont Voltage Semi-pro team and Bennington Sports Center Complex, Player Development Director for two youth academies, and long time player with the Vermont Voltage Semi-Professional Soccer Team over a combined 7+ years.  Mark has playing experience with and against some top level domestic and international players and logged games against top tier opponents including the Montreal Impact - MLS, Puerto Rico Islanders - USLPRO, Ottawa Fury - USLPRO, CSMRO - Premiere Ligue de soccer du Quebec to name a few.  Mark also holds a Professional USSF National Coaching license.
Sheldon Blue

Blue is on staff at Wesley for his second season as the assistant coach for the men & women's soccer team in 2018-19. 

Sheldon also works as a trainer at Shore FC since January 2018

Sheldon played his career at Wesley College were he was a 2 year captain and an All Conference member

Marissa Mueller
2008-2012 Starting midfielder and one year captain for Campbell University Women's Soccer
August 2012-May 2014 Assistant Coach women's soccer at Brevard College
August 2013-May 2014 Head coach at Hendersonville Soccer Club
September 2015- Present Head coach Delaware ODP
September 2004-Present MIG Soccer
August 2016 - Present Head coach Concord Soccer Association for 05 Girls
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