Assistant coach Scott Faro begins his second season with the Geneseo coaching staff in 2015. Faro retired from Byron-Bergen Central Schools in June 2013 following a 32-year career in public education.
A 1981 graduate of Roberts Weslyan College, Faro’s soccer highlights include being captain of the 1979 Robert’s Wesleyan squad that won both NAIA regional and district championships and playing in nationals.
Along with a master’s degree from SUNY Brockport, Faro holds a UEFA B license from the Scottish Football Association, an Advanced National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches of America, a Director of Coaching Diploma from National Soccer Coaches of America, a diploma from the Brazilian Futebol Academy and a diploma from the Dutch Football Association.
Faro coached the boys’ soccer team at Byron-Bergen High School for 15 years. During his coaching tenure, the Bee’s amassed over 200 wins, reached the Section V championship match 10 times, won five Section V titles, won the Genesee Region Championship three times and led the team to the New York State title game in 2002.
While with Byron-Bergen High School, Faro earned Genesee region coach of the year four times, Section V Class Coach of the Year four times and was named the New York State Small Schools Coach of the Year in 2001. Faro also worked for the American Soccer Ambassadors, an organization that took high school all-star players on European tours and competitions.
Faro graduated from Greece Arcadia High School and currently lives in Brockport, N.Y., with his wife Jennifer and their dog Muggle.