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Mattes Groppo
HS Boys Varsity Soccer Head Coach

Coach Groppo is excited to take on the role of head varsity boys soccer coach at Innovation this fall. 

He is an experienced soccer coach whose resume includes twelve years at the helm of the Marian High School boys varsity team, years as the head coach of the Ben Franklin Technical Institute, and a spot as a Soccer Academy Staff Coach for the New England Revolution. He has also worked with athletic programs at Massachusetts Bay Community College and Austin Preparatory School. He is additionally the founder of Cape Ann Tide Club, which has accumulated over 900 wins and 50 tournament wins since its inception. 

Coach Groppo earned his bachelor’s degree from Springfield College and also holds a variety of soccer and coaching-specific certifications including: NSCAA Advanced National Coach, AIC Accredited Interscholastic Coach, RAA (Registered Athletic Administrator), NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma, NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, NSCAA Advance National Youth Diploma, NSCAA Regional and State Goalkeeping Certificate, and USSF D License.