Head Coach

Antonio Sabio

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Sabio, is embarking on his third year as the RJ Reynolds head men's soccer coach. During his first two seasons Sabio has lead the Demons to two consecutive second round playoff appearances and an overall record of 35-12-1. Sabio was an assistant coach at Mississippi State from 2005 to 2008 before taking the same position at High Point. Since 2010, he has been an assistant coach at Bishop McGuinness, West Forsyth and Parkland. Sabio has been coaching soccer for over 20 years and has brought wealth coaching experience to the program. “To get Sabio, I think will be the best thing for our soccer program.” - Brad Fisher Athletic Director


Assistant Coach

Thomas Moore


Moore, is starting his first year with the men's soccer program. Moore comes to Reynolds after serving as the assistant coach at Salem College for 7 years. He is also the RJ Reynolds head women's coach in the spring. "I look forward to working along side coach Moore. He will be a tremendous asset to the program with his experience having coached at a high level", - coach Sabio. Coach Moore also works at the school as a guidance counselor at RJ Reynolds.

Assistant Coach

Mike Thelen

Thelen is in his first year with the Demon's. He serves as the JV head coach and assists with the varsity in all aspects. Thelen played college soccer and also was a member of the Olympic Development Program in the state of Florida. Coach Thelen is also a Firefighter with the Lexington Fire Department. "Coach Thelen has many assets to bring to the program and one of them will strength and conditioning", said Sabio.

Assistant Coach

Chris Warren

Warren is in his first year with the Demon's. Coach Warren played high school locally with Mt. Tabor High School. He was also on the Greensboro Dynamo. His main role will be assisting with the JV team but will have some responsibilities with the varsity team. "Coach Warren will bring pure passion and energy. My hope is that it will be contagious to the staff and players", said Sabio.