Meet the 2018 Boys' Academy Coaches!


Calvin Aguirre

Hometown Las Vegas, NV
Years Playing Soccer 15
Favorite Pro Team/Player Neymar
Other Sports Played
Number of Siblings 3
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni

Adrian Benitez

Hometown Riverbank, California
Years Playing Soccer whole life
Favorite Pro Team/Player Barcelona, Iniesta
Other Sports Played none
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping BBQ chicken

Michael Benito

Hometown San Diego, CA
Years Playing Soccer 12
Favorite Pro Team/Player Barcelona
Other Sports Played none
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping BBQ chicken


Stefanus Brown

Hometown San Diego, CA
Years Playing Soccer 9
Favorite Pro Team/Player Mesut Ozil
Other Sports Played wrestling
Number of Siblings 1
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni

Juan Carrillo

Hometown San Jose, California
Years Playing Soccer 16
Favorite Pro Team/Player Juventus
Other Sports Played
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni, Hawaiian

Michael Day

Hometown Chino Hills, California
Years Playing Soccer 16
Favorite Pro Team/Player Paul Pogba
Other Sports Played baseball
Number of Siblings 4 sisters
Favorite Pizza Topping Pepperoni

Sergio Gonzalez Reyes

Hometown Reno, Nevada
Years Playing Soccer 13
Favorite Pro Team/Player Borussia Dortmund
Other Sports Played mixed martial arts
Number of Siblings 1
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni

Joey Holliman

Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada
Years Playing Soccer 16
Favorite Pro Team/Player Aresenal, Harry Kane
Other Sports Played basketball, baseball
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni & bacon

Tristan Landry

Hometown Kenai, Alaska
Years Playing Soccer 15
Favorite Pro Team/Player Frank Lampard
Other Sports Played basketball, diving
Number of Siblings 0
Favorite Pizza Topping artichoke hearts

Yuki Lavole

Hometown Kona, Hawaii
Years Playing Soccer 13
Favorite Pro Team/Player Real Madrid
Other Sports Played
Number of Siblings 1
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni

Joshua Lopez-Salboro

Hometown Kona, Hawaii
Years Playing Soccer 12
Favorite Pro Team/Player Barecelona, Lionel Messi
Other Sports Played football
Number of Siblings 0
Favorite Pizza Topping BBQ chicken with bacon

Luis Martinez

Hometown Encinitas, California
Years Playing Soccer 12
Favorite Pro Team/Player Puyol
Other Sports Played track and field, cross country, volleyball
Number of Siblings 3
Favorite Pizza Topping BBQ chicken

Darius Ochoa

Hometown Seattle, Washington
Years Playing Soccer 14
Favorite Pro Team/Player Chelsea, Petr Lech
Other Sports Played
Number of Siblings 3
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni

Sterling Penniston-John

Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada
Years Playing Soccer 9
Favorite Pro Team/Player Manchester City
Other Sports Played track & field, football, basketball, wrestling
Number of Siblings 5
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni

Jesse Salgado

Hometown Port Angeles, Washington
Years Playing Soccer 15
Favorite Pro Team/Player Manchester United, Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Other Sports Played basketball, wrestling
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping ham & pepperoni

Noah Scofield

Hometown Stockton, California
Years Playing Soccer whole life
Favorite Pro Team/Player Liverpool, Frank Lampard
Other Sports Played none
Number of Siblings 3
Favorite Pizza Topping Hawaiian

Jose Serna

Hometown Cowiche, Washington
Years Playing Soccer 14
Favorite Pro Team/Player Ronaldinho
Other Sports Played track & field, basketball, baseball, football
Number of Siblings 4
Favorite Pizza Topping only meat (except anchovies)

Josiah Urquia

Hometown Sequim, Washington
Years Playing Soccer 14
Favorite Pro Team/Player Naymar, Messi
Other Sports Played
Number of Siblings 6
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni