Coach Wilson spent his youth moving up and down the east coast as a military dependent. He began his career in Birmingham working tirelessly in a variety of coaching roles with competitive youth soccer clubs, Alabama Olympic Development Program (ODP), High Schools, and Colleges. He came to Georgia as the Girls Varsity Head Coach at Grayson in 2006. Coach Wilson is now in his 13th season as Head Coach of the Varsity Boys team at Lambert. Coach Wilson currently has an NSCAA Advanced National License and GK II License.
Coach Wilson attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and after a four-year playing career for the men’s (DI) program, he graduated in 1995 with a History degree. He earned his Master’s degree in Education in 1999 while also assisting the men’s and women’s teams at the University of Montevallo (DII).
Coach Wilson currently teaches AP World History at Lambert. He is supported by his wife Jennifer and their two kids, Campbell (19) and Carly (17).
- 2023 Boys 7A State Champions (20-1-1)
- 2021 Boys 7A Georgia State Championship Runner-up (17-4-1)
- 2019 Boys 7A Georgia State Champions (21-1)
- 2018 Boys 7A Georgia State Champions (18-4-1)
- 2023, 2022, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2014, 2012, 2011 Boys Region Champions
- 2023, 2022, 2021, 2019, 2018 & 2017 DiVarsity 7A Boys Coach of the Year
- 2021 & 2019 USC All-Americans (Julian Cuervo, Hayden Fontana, & Chris Smith)
- 2023, 2022, 2019 & 2017 DiVarsity 7A Boys Player of the Year (Mason Keith, Liam Leja, Hayden Fontana & Eoin Griffiths)
- 2021, 2020, 2019 & 2017 USC South Atlantic Region Team (Julian Cuervo, Campbell Wilson, Hayden Fontana & Eoin Griffiths)
- 2019, 2018, 2017, 2014, 2012, 2011 Boys Region Coach of the Year
- 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001 NSCAA National Ranking
- 2019, 2013, 2012 NSCAA/USC Georgia State Coach of the Year
- 2012 NSCAA National Champions (23-0)
- 2012 Boys 5A Georgia State Champions (23-0)
- 2012 NSCAA All-American and Gatorade Player of the Year (Bakasu Kinteh)
- 2012 NSCAA National Coach of the Year Finalist
- 2012 NSCAA Regional South Coach of the Year
- 2011 NSCAA All-American and Gatorade Player of the Year Finalist (Iain Smith)
- 2007 Gwinnett Daily Post and Goal Club Coach of the Year
- 2007 Girls 5A Georgia State Champions (18-2- 1) and Nationally Ranked #5
- 2004 NSCAA All-American and Gatorade Player of the Year (Anne McIntyre)
- 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 Girls Region Champions
- 2004, 2003, 2000 Girls Alabama State Finalist
- 2003, 2001 NSCAA Alabama Coach of the Year
- 2002, 2001 Girls Alabama State Semi-Finalist
High School Coaching Record
- 2010-Current: Lambert Varsity Boys Head Coach 146-35-4
- 2006-2008: Grayson Varsity Girls Head Coach 42-16- 1
- 2000-2004: Oak Mountain Varsity Girls Head Coach 113-20- 7
- 1997: Shades Valley Varsity Boys Head Coach 15-7
- 1992: Indian Springs Varsity Girls Head Coach 11-8
- Overall Head Coaching Record: 327 – 86 – 12
College Coaching Record
- 1999-2000: UAB Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach 18-6
- 1997-1999: University of Montevallo Soccer Assistant Coach 44-34
Education and Certification
Coach Puccio has a BS in Mathematics from the University of North Georgia, a MA in Education, and a gifted in-field endorsement from Piedmont College. He currently has his 3v3, 7v7, 9v9, and 11v11 coaching certificate. Coach Puccio also obtained his National Coaching Diploma through United Soccer Coaches. Coach Puccio grew up playing soccer in California from age 8 all through high school. Through his youth, he was a part of the YMCA Soccer League. In High School, he started all 4 years playing for Sunny Hills High School, California.
Coach Puccio began coaching for the YMCA Soccer League in California for 2 years (ages 8 – 10). Coach Puccio started his high school coaching career at Lambert High School. This will be his fourth year coaching the JV team.
Coach Puccio has 1 dog.
Lambert High School
- State Runner up 2021
- First team all-region and all county 2021 & 2022
- All state Honorable Mention 2022
- Region Champions 2022
- 2x Collegiate Conference of the South (CCS) Rookie of the week 2022
- All CCS Second team selection 2022
- 2x CCS Offensive player of the week 2023
- All CCS First team 2023
This is Coach Hassan’s first year with Lambert Soccer; he is the JV Girls Head Coach and the Varsity Assistant. He is excited to join the team and help continue the excellent tradition of the program
Taking Hassan grew up in Iran and played in most of the clubs at Iran’s premium league and got two championships there. He moved to the United States in 2015 when he retired from soccer. He has his National C and B licenses for soccer and is in the process of earning his National A license.
Hassan brings a wealth of international and professional experience to our program. From 1994 – 2008, Hassan played for the youth and full Iranian National Team. During that time, he won several Asian and League championships, and most notably, was a member of the 2006 National Team that competed in Germany at the World Cup.
- Concorde Fire Academy, 2020 – present
- United Futbol Academy, 2017 – 2020
Coach Hassan is married to Sophie and has two kids: Viana (11) and Isabella (6).