2016 Coach Staff
Head Varsity Coach Matthew Guglielmo
As a Teacher and Coach at Mullen, I truly understand my role within the Mullen Community. Every day is rich and my time here has been absolutely wonderful, in the classroom and on the field. I live in Highlands Ranch wife my wife Dianne and 5 children: Luke, Shane, Juliette, Kieran and Greer. We moved to Colorado from Connecticut in 2006, I am originally from Queens, New York. Soccer started for me when I was 7 years old, I played through high school and college and then semi-professionally in Connecticut. My initial coaching positions were at New Milford High School, Wamogo High School, Shepaug High School and Sherman Middle School, all in Connecticut.
Varsity Assistant Coach Mike Hix
Mike Hix joined the Mullen Soccer Coaching Staff in February 2015, and is a full time professionally licensed youth soccer coach. With over 18 years of coaching experience in youth soccer, Mike has developed hundreds of players into elite soccer athletes that play at all levels, including Elite club players, High School, and College. Mike holds an NSCAA Premier Coaching Diploma (A License), High School Coaching Diploma, and Dutch Coaching Certificate. Mike is also the Director of Coaching/Leagues/Player Development at North American Sports Group – Kick It 3v3 Soccer, and also serves as a College Scout for the National Scouting Report. Growing up, Mike was a multi-sport athlete, and attended College at beautiful Black Hills State University, where he played soccer and studied Business Management. Mike and his family moved to Colorado in 1997 and is married to his wife of 22 years (Karla), and has 3 amazing children (Kortney 21, Mikayla 18, and Kyle 13) whom all enjoy and love the world’s game of soccer!
Prep Coach Annie Barocas
Annie Barocas is a counselor at Mullen High School. This will be her first year coaching at the school. Her past soccer experience has included playing Colorado club soccer, coaching with Colorado Storm, and currently still playing on an indoor women's league. In her free time, Annie enjoys traveling, running, cooking, watching college football, and hanging out with her husband and 18 month old daughter, Sydney.
Prep Coach Katie Abeyta
Was born and raised in Denver and graduated from Mullen in 2006. After playing soccer throughout high school, I went to CU-Boulder where I played intramural soccer to keep up with a sport I love.I teach English and work with Student Activities at Mullen now, and this time of the year, I always get excited for soccer to begin!