Leadership & Board

Black Watch Premier (BWP) Board Of Trustees

Black Watch Premier is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. It has a Board of Trustees who govern the Club. The BWP Board of Trustees is comprised of the following members:

  • Dr. Daniel Esper, Chairman of the Board
  • Steve Freeman, President/CEO
  • Shaun Mahoney, Vice Chairman
  • Pat Petraccione, Secretary
  • Drew Wilson, Treasurer
  • Dave Ries, Member-at-Large
  • Peter Millock, Counsel


BWP Football Academy Management

BWP Football Academy Management:

  • Lawrence Jasenski, CFO
  • Steve Freeman, Academy & Pre-Academy Manager

BWP Football Academy Director, Director of Mental Performance & Education Consultant

The BWP Football Academy - Pre-Academy is directed by Steve Freeman who holds both the USSF National A License, the United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma, and is taking the UEFA B License this summer. Freeman a former professional player in the USL, and current elementary classroom teacher and National Staff Coach Educator with the United Soccer Coaches founded the Club 27 years ago. Freeman is joined by Dr. Cristina Fink who has been working with the Club's staff since 2020 and Doug Lemov who has been consulting and supporting the coaching education efforts at the Club since 2018. 

  • Academy Director, Steve Freeman
  • Director of Mental of Performance, Dr. Cristina Fink
  • Education Consultant, Doug Lemov