Pittsburgh Soccer in the Community Board of Directors
James Meara, Co-President
Mr. Meara started out his football training as an 8 year old with Watford Football Club. His professional soccer playing career included the Pittsburgh Riverhounds Professional Soccer Team, Doncaster Rovers Football Club Professional Team (U.K.), , and the Watford Football Club Professional Team (U.K.).
Bruce Teitelbaum, Co-President
Mr. Teitelbaum is a retired, former Senior Litigation Counsel, US Department of Justice. Mr. Teitelbaum is a lifelong soccer player and supporter and has been involved in various levels of the sport.
Robert Cessar, Vice President
Mr. Cessar is currently the Chief of Fraud and Corruption for the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Cessar also served on the board for Arsenal FC of PA.
Anthony Wilkinson, Treasurer.
Mr. Wilkinson is currently a Business Banking Officer for PNC Bank. Mr. Wilkinson also works as a coach for Beadling Soccer Club of PA and was a Regional Manager for Major League Soccer Camps.
Christine Goldman, Director.
Mrs. Goldman is currently a strategic account manager for Quartet Health, a health-tech company focused on connecting people to mental health services. A lifelong soccer player and enthusiast, she is excited to join in PSC’s mission to impact local youth in under-served communities through this great game.
Parus Nischal, Director.
Mr. Nischal is currently the CEO and Founder of the Nischal Sports Group. Mr. Nischal has a strong background in India, U.K. and the USA, with experience in U.K. Academy and U.S. college soccer. A former U.K. professional academy soccer player, he was unfortunately forced to end his playing career due to injury. He then took up coaching, whilst continuing his degree and helped develop the first women’s football team at his former High School in Pittsburgh.
After gaining his degree in Economics, with Linguistics, Mr. Nischal worked in the Corporate Tax team at KPMG London.
Danielle Gundlach, Director.
Ms. Gundlach, has been a city resident for nearly 25 years. She is the owner of a small boutique real estate brokerage, and has been a licensed real estate agent for 20 years. She currently sits on the board for The Day One Project, serving at risk youth and their children. She is excited to work with PSC with the intent to make a positive social impact in her city.
Hank Goldman, Director.
Mr. Goldman is the owner of GoldStar Advanced Business Solutions. He has played and coached soccer in the Pittsburgh community throughout his life and is excited to work with PSC and local businesses to continue to ensure a positive social impact in Pittsburgh, through soccer.
Hannah Olsen, Director.
Ms. Olsen graduated from Washington & Jefferson College with honors in Business Administration and Psychology, where she also captained the varsity soccer team for three years. A lifelong fan of Pittsburgh and soccer, she takes advantage of every opportunity to both play and share the game. Ms. Olsen has participated in PSC’s adult league for years, and is honored to make contributions to the Pittsburgh community off the pitch as well.
Ms. Olsen is currently the Director of Business Development for a National commercial construction management firm headquartered in Pittsburgh.
Haji Muya, Director.
Mr. Muya graduated from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh with an Associate Degree in Filmmaking & Video Productions. Mr. Muya is an alumnus to the program, he was a participant in the PSC program for four years. In this time he established himself a well known leader in the community. He joined the organization as a staff member in 2012. Mr. Muya is currently the Assistant Coach of Arsenal FC of PA U8s team and the Assistant Coach a mentor for Pittsburgh Somali Bantu Community Team.
Mark Taylor, Director.
Mr. Taylor graduated from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle (U.K.) with honors in Sports Development and Coaching where he also represented the varsity soccer team. Mr. Taylor is currently the President and senior staff coach for Arsenal FC of PA and was the varsity coach for the boys soccer team at Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School.