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North Canton Soccer Club

North Canton Soccer Club

Board of Directors

President, 2021-present

Tom Nunziato - Curriculum Consultant at Stark County Educational Service Center

Tom Nunziato has been appointed the new President of NCSC. Tom is a life long soccer fan. which includes; coached at the youth level  through high school varsity, managed teams and even officiated. He has two sons, one currently playing with NCSC and one playing at the High School level. Tom and his wife, Stacy, reside in North Canton and are always on sidelines of their sons' games to cheer on the team. Tom is looking forward to growing the Club and watching North Canton kids develop a love for the game!

Secretary, 2019-present

Brian Girdlestone - Hoover Girls Varsity Coach, NCSC Founder, Guidance Counselor at Hoover High

Brian Girdlestone has been with the Hoover Girls Varsity soccer team since 2004 and  Varsity Head Coach since 2012. Brian was named 2016 Stark County Girls Division 1 Coach of the Year, and Federal League Girls Coach of the Year in 2014. He has coached teams into the 2014 and 2016 district finals.  Brian started playing soccer at age 4 in Sydney, Australia and was a 4-year varsity player. He graduated from St. Aloysius High School in Sydney, and played soccer, tennis and cricket. He graduated college from Walsh University where he received his bachelor’s degree with a double major in Psychology and Finance. He later earned his Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling and Master’s in School Counseling, also from Walsh. He is a guidance counselor at Hoover High School .

Brian is the Travel Girls Director of Coaching for NCSC and volunteers his time serving on the NCSC board. He resides in North Canton with his wife Marcie, and their four sons, Nathan, Thomas, Brian and Timothy.

Vice President, 2019-present

Jonathan Zahn - Hoover Boys Varsity Coach, North Canton City Schools PE Teacher

Jonathan Zahn is a graduate of Mount Union University where he was a member of the men’s soccer team. He currently teaches physical education in North Canton City Schools. Jonathan had served as an assistant coach at Hoover and as of 2020 is the Boys Varsity Coach. He was also an assistant coach at his alma mater, Brunswick High School. Jonathan is the Travel Boys Director of Coaching for NCSC, volunteers his time serving on the board and is heavily involved with all of the day-to-day operations of the Club. Jonathan and his wife, Jacquelyn, were recently married and reside in North Canton.

Board Members

Lauren Connors, 2020-present

Scott Zelesnik, 2020-present

Sandra Trotter, 2020-present

Matthew Miller, Past President, 2019-2021

*NCSC would like to acknowledge all of the hard work and dedication Matt gave during his years as President for NCSC. We are forever grateful for his time, service and loyalty to the Club!



We are always looking for volunteers for our staff as our Club continues to grow. Please email [email protected] if you are interested in volunteering for a position that needs filled below.

Director Of Coaching Traveling Vikings Girls - Brian Girdlestone

Director Of Coaching Traveling Vikings Boys - Jonathan Zahn

Director Of Coaching Little and Junior Vikings - Jenna Bond

Registrar - Leta Gramlich 

Treasurer - [needs filled]

Little and Junior Vikes Coordinator - [needs filled]


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Greentown, Ohio 44630

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