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Regional League Coaching Staff

Cory Hand

Regional League Program Head Coach

2003/2004 (U19) Co-Head Coach
2005 (U17) Assistant Coach

2006 (U16) Head Coach

Cory Hand has been coaching soccer for the past 19 years. Those 19 years includes experience as a youth soccer coach, Regional Training Center Director for Oregon Olympic Development Program (ODP), Coach for Regional ODP, US National Team Staff for National Training Centers, Head Coach in the WPSL, Head High School Coach, and 7 years as a Collegiate Head Coach. He has had players called up to 5 different national teams, specializes in helping players to be placed on college teams, and has enjoyed watching a strong handful continue on to a professional contract.

Esteban Llamosa

2003/2004 (U19) Co-Head Coach

Esteban Llamosa grew up playing premier club soccer in southern California, within the Chivas USA MLS Academy. He went on to play professionally for the New York Cosmos and an additional 3 seasons in the Colombian professional league.

Roberto Maestretti

2005 (U17) Head Coach

Roberto Maestretti having invested most of his time playing and coaching in Argentina, Spain, and Brazil, Roberto has gone on to complete his "C", "B" and is about to finalize his Pro "A" License in the Association of Argentine Soccer Coaches, valid for Conmebol and UEFA. Since he moved to Portland in July 2020, he has had incredible success while coaching at Westside Timbers. Roberto is fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese and can speak some German.

Lauren Prott

2005 (U17) Assistant Coach

Lauren Prott, has been coaching the past 11 years. Lauren has extensive experience including youth teams, professional academy programs, National Championship Futsal, and Collegiate Soccer Camps. Lauren has coached in 4 different countries: USA, Sweden, Norway, and Australia. As a player, Lauren played at University of Mt. Olive and has played professionally overseas in 6 different countries.  Additionally, she competed in the Champions League for KFF Vllaznia (Albania).

Samantha "Sam" Piccinini

2006 (U16) Assistant Coach

Sam Piccinini played as a 4-Year Starter at Northwest University, 4-year All-Conference, and an All-American. Played her youth years at Westside Timbers winning several State Championships. She is currently a nurse at OHSU.

Nicole La Tourette

2007 (U15) Head Coach

Nicole LaTourette played club soccer for Tualatin and Westside Timbers. She was also a member of the first Thorns Academy team in 2014-2015. Nicole played 4 years of soccer at the Nationally Ranked Colorado School of Mines. She was team captain, All-American, and program record holder as the #4 all time Goal Scorer and #4 all time points. Nicole also competes on the Westside Timbers WPSL team and received all-conference honors alongside NWSL draft pick and Portland Thorns stand-out, Morgan Weaver.

Nicole has six years of coaching experience working with various youth age groups. At the collegiate level she has helped run and coach ID camps and youth camps. She is currently the head coach of the Westside Timbers 07G TS Copa team.

 

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Staff

2003/2004 (U19) 

Cory Hand
Esteban Llamosa

2005 (U17)

Roberto Maestretti - HC
Lauren Prott - AC

2006 (U16)

Cory Hand - HC
Samantha "Sam" Piccinini - AC

 

2007 (U15)

Nicole LaTourette - HC