The Berkeley Sports Institute is an initiative to bring youth sports to the Berkeley campus with an emphasis on skill training and wholesome competition.  The BSI will offer camps, clinics, showcase events, and leagues for both Berkeley and non-Berkeley youths.  Skill development makes up at least 50% of each camp or clinic.  Competition makes up the remaining percentage.  The BSI will run programs that are wholesome and safe both physically and psychologically while promoting multi-sport participation.  Through a wide range of athletic programs the BSI will develop youths for current and future athletic success.

For more information, please contact us at BSI@berkeleyprep.org.

About the Coaches

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  • Baseball: Richie Warren

    In 2014, Coach Warren led Jesuit High to its first state baseball championship in 14 years.  In eight seasons as head baseball coach at Jesuit, he amassed an impressive 206-39 record, and in the last five seasons his team advanced to the state final four.  He is a graduate of Jesuit High, where he won a state championship as a starting pitcher, and he attended the University of Florida.  Coach Warren joined the Berkeley staff in 2014, and in 2016 he led Berkeley baseball to the state semifinals. He is a six-time district coach of the year.
  • Boys Basketball: Renaldo Garcia

    Coach Renaldo Garcia joined Berkeley in 2017 as its new varsity head coach. Prior to that, he served as head basketball coach at Sickles High since 2002. His coaching accolades include leading Sickles to the 2017 Class 8A State Championship, finishing the season with an impressive 29-4 record. Other highlights include a State runner-up finish in 2010, and two Regional Championships in 2010 and 2017. Coach Garcia, who also served as the assistant coach at Sickles from 1997-2002, helped the school earn 12 regional playoff appearances (2005-2017), eight District Championships (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2017), and an overall record of 332-104, during his tenure.  He has coached several collegiate and professional players including former UNC Tar Heel and current Milwaukee Buck, John Henson. As a player, Coach Garcia was a three-year starting guard for the University of Florida from 1987-1991, where he was a member of the school’s first SEC Championship team in 1989. He played professionally for Liga Georgina de Villegas (San Pedro Sula, Honduras) from 1991-1992. In addition to his coaching responsibilities, Coach Garcia teaches full time as a member of Berkeley's Physical Education department. 
  • Boys Lacrosse: Pat Clare

    Pat Clare is the head boys lacrosse coach and a history teacher at Berkeley Prep. Prior to Berkeley, Pat coached at Avon Old Farms School and The Brunswick School – two of New England’s top prep school lacrosse programs. Pat played collegiately at Tufts University, where he was a defenseman on the school’s 2010 NCAA Division III national championship team. In high school Pat was a captain, three-year starter, and four-year varsity player at the Taft School, another top New England prep school lacrosse program. 
  • Boys Soccer: Tim Cooper

    Coach Tim Cooper, the 2012 NSCAA Florida High School Coach of the Year, has over 15 years of coaching experience from the high school to collegiate level. He has been the head soccer coach at Berkeley for the past nine years, where he has led the Bucs to several district and regional titles and two state finals runner-up trophies. In addition, Coach Cooper has worked at Lakeland and Countryside High Schools, St. Leo University, and Florida Southern College, his alma mater. Coach Cooper played professionally in England with the Crawley Town FC. He spent 10 years coaching at the club level in the Tampa Bay area and currently plays for a men’s amateur team in Tampa called the Kickers. In addition to his coaching and playing experience, Coach Cooper has years of experience with youth soccer camps, both at Florida Southern College and the University of South Florida.
  • Cheerleading: Erica Spada

    Erica Spada is the varsity cheer coach at Berkeley. Coach Spada has 24 years experience in cheer, and 10 years in coaching. She cheered for the University of South Florida and was on NCA staff for 8 years where she hosted and ran camps and competitions around the country.
  • Football: Dominick Ciao

    Coach Dominick Ciao is one of the most respected coaches in the greater Tampa area, and he is third winningest head football coach in Hillsborough County history with over 200 victories. Coach Ciao’s teams own nine district titles and three regional titles. In his 16 years as head coach of Jesuit, he amassed an impressive 132-60 record. Coach Ciao brought his winning formula to Berkeley Prep in 2007, and in 2011 he led the varsity team to a district championship, regional championship, and state semifinal. In 2016, Coach Ciao's Berkeley team was district runner-up, regional champs, and state semifinalists. In his head coaching career, he has coached over 125 Division I signees. Coach Ciao is the 2016 recipient of the Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach award for his positive impact on youth athletes.
  • Girls Basketball: Beth Lauteria

    Coach Lauteria is Berkeley's head varsity girls basketball coach.  She is a former college player at Glenville State College (Division 3). By her senior year she was ranked 7th in the nation for three point scoring, finishing with over 1000 points. While coaching, her main focus is to educate the fundamentals of the game, both mentally and physically, and teaching all players that through discipline, an unstoppable work ethic, and a passion for the game, dreams of playing at any level they choose are possible.
  • Girls Lacrosse: Jennifer Stoll

    Jennifer Stoll, a native of Syracuse, New York, played Division I lacrosse at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. She was an Academic All-American, team captain, and a four-year starter at St. Joseph's. She has been the Head Coach of the Berkeley Girls Varsity Lacrosse team for six years and has successfully run the Girls Lacrosse Summer Sports Camp for several years. Coach Fletcher-Stoll has been an elementary school teacher for ten years and is a fourth grade teacher in the Berkeley Lower Division.
  • Golf: Tom Shea

    Coach Tom Shea is the head boys and girls golf coach at Berkeley Prep and has been teaching and coaching the game of golf for over 28 years. Coach Shea has been a PGA Class A teaching professional since 1992 and is currently the PGA director of instruction for the Tom Shea Junior Golf Academy at the Eagles Golf Club in Odessa, Florida. He is also the tour director for the US Kids Golf Tampa Local Tour, which runs junior golf tournaments for kids ages 5-14. Coach Shea is a native of New Jersey and has been a Tampa resident for over 20 years. He is married to Lisa and has three children: Jesse, Shannon, and Nicholas.
  • Softball: Dayna Crawford

    Coach Dayna Crawford chairs Berkeley's Physical Education department. She is Berkeley's Personal Fitness and Health teacher, the middle division navy girls basketball coach, and the varsity head coach of girls softball.  She is also the 18U Gold Clearwater Bullets coach, which earned a top 10 finish in the Gold Nationals this past summer. Coach Crawford attended Western Michigan University where she played Division 1 softball for the Broncos.
  • Tennis: Jacquelyn Rosen

    Jacquelyn Rosen, now in her 7th year as Berkeley's head varsity coach and director of tennis, is the 2011 Hillsborough County Coach of the Year, having led the Plant High School girls tennis team to a state championship in 2011. In 2016 she coached Berkeley's boys doubles team to the state title. In 2017, she led the girls varsity team to district and regional championships and then onto states for the first time in over a decade.  As a junior player, Coach Rosen was ranked #1 in Florida and the United States in the girls 12's and #2 in the U.S. in the girls 14's. At age 14 she was ranked #1 in Florida in the girls 18's. She won three gold medals at the Maccabiah Games in Israel and turned pro at age 15. She has been the winner or runner-up of 14 WTA/ITF Women's Pro tournaments throughout the world.
  • Track: Erik Lipham

    Coach Erik Lipham is Berkeley Prep’s head varsity track and field coach and assistant cross country coach. As a former Division I athlete at the University of Central Florida in both cross country and track and field, Coach Lipham currently holds four indoor and outdoor track records at UCF. He has also coached multiple conferences champions as a coach at UCF and three state champions and numerous state qualifiers on the high school level. Coach Lipham is a member of Berkeley Prep’s UD history department.
  • Volleyball: Brittany McAuley

    Girls JV and Boys Varsity

    Coach Brittany McAuley has been playing competitive volleyball since she was 12 and coaching the game of volleyball for the last 8 years out of college. She was a two-time Player of the Year at River Ridge High School then went on to play at the University of South Florida, where she played for four years in the Big East Conference. She received her Bachelors in Gerontology then joined the coaching staff as the Director of Volleyball Operations while obtaining her Master’s in Exercise Science. Brittany has coached for numerous club volleyball organizations as well as teaching and coaching at Freedom High School. Brittany is from Tampa, is married to James McAuley, and has one child: Braden McAuley.

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