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Meet Our Coaches

Jaime Jorge, Director of Coaching
Coach Jaime, our Director of Coaching

Brandon Rua
Coach Brandon is a former 4-year varsity soccer player at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull. During his high school years, he played off-season soccer with Trumbull United REAL program and has fully lived up to the TUSC Mission. Brandon has been coaching youth soccer for 3 years and joined Trumbull United in 2018 as a head coach.

Cipriano "Jorge" Pinto
Coach Jorge has over 20 years of coaching experience at the youth soccer level including in Fairfield, Trumbull, Wilton, Darien, Monroe, Westport and Weston.  He attended Fairfield High School (team captain - 2 years) and named all FCIAC. Coach Jorge attended college at Springfield and Rhode Island College. He has served as a Coerver/Everton coach for 8 years, Nike Women's Soccer Camp director for 8 years, Sacred Heart University Women's Assistant Coach for 8 years as well as worked as a Speed and Agility coach for 2 years.  He comes to us with a wealth of experience in coaching youth soccer at all levels.

Frank Rizio
Coach Frank grew up playing soccer; youth, travel and premier, as well as 4 years with Olympic Development Program, Masuk High School (2 year captain) where he was named 4 years All Conference, 2 years All State, and crowned Conference Champions in 2004. He attended Western Connecticut State University where he played all 4 years and named captain.  While playing for WestConn, he experienced winning a league championship and play in the NCAA tournament. He has coached youth soccer for the past 7 years including 2 with Trumbull United.

Frantzy Toussaint
Coach Frantzy resides in Trumbull with his wife and two boys.  He grew up in Stamford, CT, where he played US-Youth 16 in CT before moving on to compete with one of the best international teams, Brazil Youth 16. He played varsity soccer for Westhill H.S and is a former MetroStars / CT Wolves player back in the 1990s. Coach Frantzy has been coaching youth soccer for several years and recently joined Trumbull United in 2019.  We are happy to have him.

Coach Gabe,  our Goalie specialty coach...

Jon Ruddock
A native of Liverpool, England, Coach Jon brings extensive experience, having played and coached at the Division II level for the University of Bridgeport. Jon has trained multiple premier and travel teams throughout Fairfield County in his 18 years of coaching in Connecticut.  He is currently the Director of Soccer at Chelsea Piers CT and resides in Trumbull with his wife and three children.

Kyri Marinos
Coach Kyri has been a coach at Trumbull United since 2017. She has been a coach for Tri-Town Soccer Academy since 2016 and has her USSF “E” and “F” licenses. Growing up, Kyri played for some of the local premier clubs and went on to play on the Trumbull High School girls’ varsity soccer team where she was named an All-FCIAC player twice and named captain her senior year. She is currently a full-time student majoring in Physics Secondary Education with plans of becoming a high school physics teacher. Kyri is excited about developing and igniting a passion for soccer in the players of Trumbull United.

Luis Dussan
Born in the US but moved to Lisbon, Portugal at a very young age, Coach Luis played much of his youth soccer with professional academy clubs such as Estoril Praia and Sporting Clube de Portugal. Upon returning to the US at age 16, Luis was an All-Conference and All-State player for 2 years at Foran High School in MIlford, CT.  

Luis began coaching in his teenage years at youth soccer camps and has continued through the levels coaching with Everson, Hamden Soccer Association, Milford United Soccer Club, Victory Training and more recently with Trumbull United where he has worked with all ages and genders and developed many of today’s premier players.


Mark Moura
Coach Marc lives in Trumbull with his wife and two sons. At a youth level, Mark played for many local and regional clubs/teams including Trumbull United.  He played all 4 years of varsity soccer at Trumbull High School and continued his playing career into college.  While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Mark played soccer at Quinnipiac University and Sacred Heart University. In his 20+ years of coaching, his experiences span from youth (premier and travel) level all the way to the high school level. Coach has also spent the past 22 years as an educator in Bridgeport and Fairfield. 

Melissa Rubin
Coach Melissa, a former Trumbull United and Trumbull High School player, is joining Trumbull United coaching staff for the first time this coming year.  Melissa comes to us with an impressive resume of high school and division II college experience. Captain, Class LL Finalist, All-FCIAC 1st Team, Trumbull High Female Athlete of the Year in 2012, NE-10 Academic All-Conference (2013, 2014, 2015) and NCAA appearances make her an impressive candidate.

Nelson Medeiros
Coach Nelson resides in Monroe with my wife and two sons. He started playing soccer in Portugal at a young age before moving to Bridgeport, CT. He played 4 years of high school varsity soccer before pursuing his degree and playing college soccer at Albertus Magnus College. Nelson has coached higher level soccer for many years including Stratford United, CT Pythons, and the head coach at Kolbe Catherdral.  Nelson is currently a Special Education teacher in the Bridgeport school district and the varsity head coach for Notre Dame of Fairfield.

Roy Arauco
Coach Roy was a Trumbull United coach for several years.  Roy is excited to be back with Trumbull United and we are equally excited to have him.  Roy has his … certifications list...

Tony Rizio
Coach Tony resides in Shelton with his wife and four daughters. He was born and raised in Monroe where he started playing soccer at a young age and played 4 years with the Olympic Development Program, and won 4 open cups with multiple premier teams, one of which participated in the Dallas Cup. Tony played for varsity soccer for 4 years at Masuk High School, was senior captain, and named to the SWC all-conference team.  He attended Marist College, and Graduated from Bryant College where he played collegiate soccer at both the division 1 and 2 level, and has a Master’s Degree from Quinnipiac University.  He coached for 5 years at the travel level U11-U14 with FUSA/Ole, and has been coaching travel boys at the u9-u14 level for TUSC for the last 4 years. Tony is also a Grade 8 referee. Tony is excited to bring his experience, knowledge and passion for soccer to Trumbull United.

Tyler Jorge
Coach Tyler has been coaching with Trumbull United since 2015. He played for Trumbull United as a child and went on to play premier soccer. He then played on the boys’ varsity soccer team at Trumbull High School. He has coached for Tri-Town Soccer Academy since 2015 and coaches ODP out of the Insports Center's location. He has previously coached in Weston and Fairfield. Tyler was also the JV coach at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull for three years. He is a nationally certified coach with his USSF “D” license.
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