Coaching

Led by our Executive Director Jason Brown, we are proud to have the most USSF Licensed coaches of any youth soccer academy in the Bay Area!

With UEFA A & FA Licenses to his name, Jason Brown brings an extremely extensive and accoladed international playing and coaching career to our academy.

During his playing career, Jason started his time at Gillingham FC before moving to English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers. Jason then spent time at other illustrious teams in the United Kingdom, such as Leeds United, Leyton Orient, and Aberdeen. Jason also earned 3 caps for his national team Wales, and remains to this day the only goalkeeper to be named Wales Young Player of the Year. Jason also played with and against some of the top names in global soccer, such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Gareth Bale.

Following retirement, Jason has amassed immense accolades and experience at professional teams and academies across the globe, including being the Academy Head of Goalkeeping and Ladies GK Coach at Arsenal Football Club, Head Coach of professional Thailand side Air Force United FC, and the Goalkeeper coach for the national teams of Vietnam and Bangladesh.

Coaching Staff

Program Leads:
Foundation Phase Coordinator - Archie Gonzalez
7v7 Age Group Coordinator - Arturo Gomez
9v9 Age Group Coordinator - Brian Zelaya
11v11 Age Group Coordinator - Maddy Meyer
College & Education Program Director - Maddy Meyer

Team Coaches:
Archie Gonzalez - 12G Nero, 11G Nero, 14B Bianco, 14B Nero & Pre-Academy
Arturo Gomez - 13B Nero, 13B Bianco, 12B Nero, 12B Bianconeri, 12B Premier & 13B Nero 2
Arturo Orozco - 07B Nero, 05B Nero, 08B Nero, 05B Nero & U23
Brian Zelaya - 13B Bianconeri, 13B Bianco, 15B Nero, 13B Azzurri
Emily Linares - 14G Nero
Hector Orozco - 11B Nero Premier, 11B Nero, 11B Bianco, 11B Bianconeri & 10B Nero
Jason Brown - 07G Nero, 07G Bianco, 14B Bianconeri, 13B Rosa & Goalkeeper Training
Johan Lyssand - 09B Nero
Maddy Meyer - 06B EA & 06B NPL
Miguel Najar - 13G Nero & 15B Bianco
Noe Cruz - 10B Bianconeri
Robert Arroyo Hernandez - 10G Nero, 10G Bianco, 09G Nero, 09G DPL, 09G Bianco & 10G DPL
Steven Orozco - 08B Bianco, 10B Bianco, 14B Bianconeri & 14B Azzurri
Tono Aspinall - 09B Nero