Our Coaches – Three Rivers SC

Chad Bodnar

Technical Director

Chad Bodnar has served as Technical Director of 3 Rivers Soccer Club since 2007.  Under his leadership, the club secured and maintained their position as a member of the Regional Club League, the most competitive league in Washington State.

As a player, Bodnar was an All-Conference player and 4 year starter at Pasco High School before moving on to University of Wisconson-Green Bay.  A 4 year letter winner at UWGB, he also served as team captain for 3 years and was an All-Conference player 2 years, and team MVP in 1998.  Following his collegiate career, he also played semi-pro for Stanislaus United Cruisers in the USSL and Yakima Reds in the PDL.

As Head Coach for Walla Walla Community College Women for 10 years (2003-2013), Bodnar amassed a record of 169-9-9, appearing in 7 NWAC Championship games and winning 3 titles.  WWCC Women also won the East Region 9 of the 10 years. He also served as assistant coach for the 2001 WWCC team that made the finals, before becoming Youth Director at Boise Nationals between 2001-2003. While in Boise, Bodnar also was Head Coach for Idaho ODP.

As Head coach for the WWCC Men for 8 years (2005-2013), Bodnar’s record was 85-21-15, including a 2008 NWAC title.

During his time at WWCC, Bodnar placed over 70 players into 4 year soccer programs, including over 30 at the NCAA Division 1 level.

Bodnar also was Head Coach for the Pasco High School Boys program for two years, qualifying for the State tournament both years and appearing in the State Championship in 2005 and was nominated Area Coach of the year by the Tri-City Herald.

Hired as the Head Coach of Eastern Washington University (2014-present), he has led the program to new records in wins, goals, and has appeared in the Big Sky Championships each of his three seasons.  In 2016, EWU won the Big Sky Tournament, marking their first ever appearance in the NCAA Championships, where they lost in the first round to University of Southern Californa. USC eventually went on to be NCAA Champions.

Since taking the helm at 3 Rivers SC, the club has grown in both quality and participation numbers and both the RCL and District levels of play.  Since 2007, the club has over 100 players move on to play at the collegiate level.  The Class of 2017 will feature more than 20 additional players jumping to the next level.

Chad also has served as the Girls’ Director for Eastern Washington Elite Player Development (EWA EPD) since 2015.  He has the A License from the United States Soccer Federation and the Premier Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Chad, his wife Lindsay and their twin daughters, Jaxi and Brodi, reside in Pasco.

 

Ray Evans

RCL Director

 Ray Evans serves as the Regional Club League Director for 3 Rivers SC, having been with the club since 2010.

Born in North London, Ray signed with Tottenham when he was 15 years old, and made his debut for the first team against Arsenal at age 19, while also serving as captain of the England National Youth teams at various levels through U21.

Evans went on to have a stellar career with Tottenham, starting at right-back for 6 years over 130 League games for the club, and appeared in 181 matches in all competitions.  While at Tottenham, Evans also played in the UEFA Cup Final (currently called Champions League) in 1974.

After Tottenham, he moved on to Millwall (74 appearances), Fulham (86 appearances), and Stoke City (94 appearances, also served as Captain).  In England’s off-season, he would play in the NASL in America, first with St. Louis Stars and California Surf, before moving full-time to America to play with the Seattle Sounders in 1982.  For the Sounders, he appeared in 60 games and scored 15 goals in his two seasons.   He wrapped up his career with the Tacoma Stars of the MISL, playing 85 games and scoring 24 goals.

Evans was the Head Coach for the Columbia Basin College Men’s program for 2 years (2000-2001) after serving as an assistant coach for two seasons, including the last CBC Men’s NWAC Championship in 1999.

While at 3 Rivers SC, Ray has coached teams of various ages, including the BU18 State Cup Champion squad in 2010/2011.  He also coaches for Eastern Washington Elite Player Development (EWA EPD).

Ray and his wife Sandra have two grown children, Lee and Shelly, and reside in Kennewick.  They also have 3 grandchildren, Tiffany, Dylan, and Jordan, who plays for the 3RSC G02 Black team.

 

Jason Quintero

Youth Director, District Coordinator 

Jason Quintero is the Youth Director and District Coordinator for 3 Rivers Soccer Club, starting his role with the club in 2015.

Quintero was a 4 year starter for Kennewick High School, where he led the team in scoring 3 of the 4 years, and also was selected to the All-Conference team 3 years in a row.  He served as captain of the program for 2 seasons.

He moved on to Columbia Basin College where he led the team in scoring, was named team MVP, and was selected as an NWAC All-Star both of his seasons.

After a brief playing stint in the PDL, he returned to coaching in 2004, which he started with in 1998 as the Youth Programs Director for Soccer House in Pasco, helping start and establish the Lil Kickers program, which he led through 2002.

He served as an Assistant Coach for the Eastern Washington University Women’s team for 3 seasons, including the program’s first Regular Season Big Sky championship in 2004.  During this time he also coached for River City SC in Spokane, WA, before being hired as the club’s first ever full-time Director of Coaching in 2007.

While in Spokane, he was hired as the Head Coach for the first Semi-Pro Women’s team from Eastern Washington, the Spokane Black Widows (2010) which were renamed Spokane Shine (2011-2012).  The team competed in the WPSL, the second tier of women’s soccer in America.  While competing with former international standouts Brandi Chastain and 1999 Golden Boot winner Sissi (Brazil), the Shine won the Northwest Division in 2012, and four Shine players moved on to secure professional contract domestically and overseas.  In three seasons with the franchise, Quintero’s record was 20-12-2.

From 2013-2015, Quintero was Director of Coaching for Moscow United Soccer Club, also helping establish the Quad Cities Fusion in collaboration with Pullman, Lewiston, and Clarkston, and helping form teams to compete at higher levels of play and giving players an opportunity to move on to the collegiate level.  Under Quintero’s guidance, he helped Moscow to have players for the first time qualify for and compete in the Far West Regional League after solid showings at IYSA State Cup Championships.  While at MUSC, Quintero also coached for the Idaho ODP program.

Jason holds the Premier Diploma and Directors of Coaches Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, and also is a Head Coach for Eastern Washington Elite Player Development (EPD).

Jason and his wife Kendra have a daughter Avalon, and live in Pasco.

 

Troy Perkins

Goalkeeper Director

Troy Perkins joined the 3 Rivers SC staff as Goalkeeper Director in August 2017 after a professional career that spanned 13 seasons and almost 300 games played.

After signing as an undrafted rookie for DC United in 2003, Troy worked his way up to the starting role for United and went on to being named MLS Goalkeeper of the Year in 2006 and was selected for the 2006 MLS All-Star team.

He then moved to Valerenga in Norway, where he played for two years before returning to MLS to play for DC United in 2010 before being traded to the Portland Timbers.  Troy started 51 games in two seasons with Portland before being traded to Montreal Impact where he started another 63 games.  He signed with Seattle Sounders in 2015 and made 4 appearances in his final year as a pro.

Troy also was a member of the US Men’s National Team, earning 7 caps in 2009 and 2010.

After retirement from playing, he joined the Seattle Sounders Academy as a staff coach before moving to Tri-Cities, where he is a police officer for the Kennewick Police Department.