Coach Waller began coaching at Gonzaga in 1998, and became Head Varsity Coach in 2005. In his tenure, Coach Waller’s teams have advanced to the WCAC Finals 12 times, winning six WCAC Championships. In 2007, he was honored as The Washington Post All-Met Coach of the Year, and was named WCAC Coach of the Year in 2015. Over the years, Gonzaga’s Varsity team has been a constant in the national spotlight, with the 2009 and 2012 teams both ranked in the top ten in the nation by the Adidas NSCAA coaches’ poll. Scott has coached six Gatorade State Player of the Year recipients, nine first team Washington Post All-Met players, and has an impressive winning record of 182-61-29.
Scott was a standout player at Castleton State College in Vermont and earned two Academic All-American Honors, NESCA Senior All-Star, and All-Conference First Team selections in his sophomore, junior, and senior years. Scott lives in the Del Ray area of Alexandria with his wife, Suzy, and their three children: Kira (11), Charlie (8), and Naomi (5).
Assistant and Volunteer Coaches
Adrian Oryshkevych ’99, Assistant Varsity Coach
Coach Oryshkevych is a 1999 graduate of Gonzaga and was a two-year Varsity soccer player under Coach Don Smith. He went on to Fordham University to study history and graduated with a B.A./M.A. in 2004. Coach Oryshkevych spent the next 10 years teaching in New York City and Saint Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, NJ, where he coached the JV team for eight years. He returned to Gonzaga in 2014 to teach in the History Department and coach the JV team; he now assists Coach Waller on the Varsity squad.
Mike Formant '13, Assistant Varsity Coach
Mike Formant is a 2013 graduate of Gonzaga and was a member of the 2012 WCAC Championship team. He went on to win an NCAA DII National Championship with Lynn University in 2014. A two-sport athlete, Mike also played on the Lynn's Men's Lacrosse team. He completed his bachelor's degree of Business Entrepreneurship in three years while graduating Magna Cum Laude. Before returning to assist Coach Waller and the Varsity squad, Mike played one season for Hobart Zebras F.C. of the Australian National Premier Leagues-Tasmania. He is proud to be back on Eye Street!
Patrick Sullivan, Head Freshman Coach
A religion teacher at Gonzaga, Coach Sullivan earned his masters degree in theology from the University of Notre Dame. Now in his third year coaching at Gonzaga, he has played the game for most of his life but spent his high school and college years on the Cross Country and Track and Field teams. It is not surprising, therefore, that his focus as a Gonzaga coach is on fitness and agility. Patrick brings with him a great love of the game and passion for coaching.
Luis Chaffo, Assistant Freshman Coach
Coach Chaffo played soccer for many years in his native Peru. At San Francisco State University, he played both intramural and club soccer. He also coached for four years at the Schools of the Sacred Heart in San Francisco, California. A member of the Modern Language department at Gonzaga, Luis is an avid fan of Newcastle United Football Club.
Scott Weaver, Goalie Coach
Coach Weaver is a 1994 graduate of Chesapeake High School in Pasadena, Maryland. In 1999, Scott graduated second in his class from Penn State University with a degree in Structural Engineering. He is currently the Chief Bridge Engineer for the City of Baltimore and drives down to Gonzaga each week to coach our players. He is in his 14th year of coaching at Gonzaga and resides with his wife, Kelly, and their three children, Connor, Savannah, and Logan in Pasadena.
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