Head Coach Philip Bocchino

Philip Bocchino started playing soccer at age 5. He comes from a long line of soccer fanatics and coaches including his father, Ralph, who dedicated over 35 years of volunteer work as Coach, President, and Chairman of Hunter Soccer Club in Glenside, PA. His mother, Regina, was also pivotal in growing the club dedicating countless hours for fundraisers, admin work, and organizing. Phil has 5 siblings, including two brothers, both former players of Hunter Soccer Club and LaSalle College High School.

Playing Experience

  • 20+ years
  • Club/Travel - Hunter Soccer Club (U9-U14), Southampton Select FC (U15-U19), Inter County Select Team School - LaSalle College High School and Bloomsburg University
  • Highlights
    • ‘97 Indoor State Cup Champion
    • ‘97 Outdoor State Cup Finalist
    • ‘98 Outdoor State Cup Finalist
    • ’97 Brother Fealey Award Recipient (LaSalle High School)
    • NCAA - 2002 1st Team All Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (Bloomsburg U.)
    • NCAA - 2002 NSCAA All Region Selection (Bloomsburg U.)
    • 2002 Highest Ranking in Bloomsburg Men’s Soccer History (8th in country)
    • 2002 Record for school unbeaten streak (still stands - Bloomsburg U.)

Coaching Experience

  • 10+ years
  • LaSalle College High School - Head Coach – Freshman Soccer Team - 2003
  • Hunter Soccer Club (2014-2020) - Head Coach – Travel and Intramural
  • FC Montco
    • Head Coach – Travel – 2011 Boys (2020 – present)
    • Assistant Coach – Travel – 2013 Boys (2022 – present)

Beliefs and Motto

"The most critical aspect of coaching at any level is growing and maintaining a culture built around trust. If players and coaches trust each other the outcome will be expedited growth and improvement, long-lasting relationships, and a healthy and vibrant team environment."

"I enjoy the challenge of coaching. Our goal is to improve and grow every single day both as a team and as individuals. This can be accomplished by building trust and once that trust is built, providing positive feedback and constructive criticism with the proper delivery and timing as each and every player is unique."