Meet the 2018 Girls' Academy Coaches!


Malia Brudvik

Hometown Auburn, Washington
Years Playing Soccer 15
Favorite Pro Team/Player Julie Ertz
Other Sports Played track
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping anything but pineapple!

Pi'ilani Chaves

Hometown Wailuku, Hawaii
Years Playing Soccer 13
Favorite Pro Team/Player Neymar
Other Sports Played track & field
Number of Siblings 5
Favorite Pizza Topping chicken bacon ranch

Jordyn DiCintio

Hometown San Diego, California
Years Playing Soccer
Favorite Pro Team/Player
Other Sports Played
Number of Siblings
Favorite Pizza Topping

Leslie Gochez

Hometown Reno, Nevada
Years Playing Soccer 13
Favorite Pro Team/Player Diego Maradona
Other Sports Played volleyball
Number of Siblings 6
Favorite Pizza Topping Hawaiian

Taylor Graham

Hometown Kailua, Hawaii
Years Playing Soccer 15
Favorite Pro Team/Player Neymar
Other Sports Played
Number of Siblings
Favorite Pizza Topping pineapple

Emilee Greve

Hometown Auburn, Washington
Years Playing Soccer 17
Favorite Pro Team/Player Carli Lloyd
Other Sports Played softball, track, basketball, volleyball
Number of Siblings 1
Favorite Pizza Topping olives

Samantha Guzman

Hometown Corona, California
Years Playing Soccer 15
Favorite Pro Team/Player Abby Wambach
Other Sports Played track
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping cheese

Tatiana "Tot" Hagan

Hometown Reno, Nevada
Years Playing Soccer 15
Favorite Pro Team/Player Beckham
Other Sports Played basketball, softball
Number of Siblings 1
Favorite Pizza Topping BBQ chicken

Kelly Kevershan

Hometown Tuscan, Arizona
Years Playing Soccer 15
Favorite Pro Team/Player Sydney Leroux
Other Sports Played basketball, track, volleyball, tennis, dance
Number of Siblings 3
Favorite Pizza Topping pineapple

Janis Martinez-Ortiz

Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada
Years Playing Soccer 15
Favorite Pro Team/Player Lionel Messi
Other Sports Played track
Number of Siblings 0
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni

Jayna Morikawa

Hometown Mililani, Hawaii
Years Playing Soccer 14
Favorite Pro Team/Player Lionel Messi
Other Sports Played gymnastics, softball, baseball
Number of Siblings 1
Favorite Pizza Topping cheese, with lots of mushrooms

Nicolette "Nico" Paredes

Hometown Tuscan, Arizona
Years Playing Soccer 14
Favorite Pro Team/Player Sergio Ramos
Other Sports Played volleyball
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni

Maddy Parton

Hometown Leavenworth, Washington
Years Playing Soccer 15
Favorite Pro Team/Player Mallroy Pugh, Sydney Leroux
Other Sports Played basketball, track
Number of Siblings 5
Favorite Pizza Topping Hawaiian

Sarah Reiber

Hometown Yakima, Washington
Years Playing Soccer
Favorite Pro Team/Player
Other Sports Played
Number of Siblings
Favorite Pizza Topping

Emelie Small

Hometown Reno, Nevada
Years Playing Soccer 14
Favorite Pro Team/Player Paul Pogba
Other Sports Played basketball, volleyball
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping BBQ chicken

Shantel Torres-Benito

Hometown Waipahu, Hawaii
Years Playing Soccer
Favorite Pro Team/Player
Other Sports Played
Number of Siblings
Favorite Pizza Topping

Cindy Vasquez

Hometown Leavenworth, Washington
Years Playing Soccer 14
Favorite Pro Team/Player Andres Iniesta
Other Sports Played basketball
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni

Isabella "Izzy" Vega

Hometown Sparks, Nevada
Years Playing Soccer 14
Favorite Pro Team/Player Paul Pogba
Other Sports Played basketball, softball
Number of Siblings 1
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni

Erin Vig

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

Halle Watson

Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada
Years Playing Soccer 10
Favorite Pro Team/Player Vincent Kompany
Other Sports Played lacrosse
Number of Siblings 1
Favorite Pizza Topping cheese

Kassidy Zinda

Hometown McMinnville, Oregon
Years Playing Soccer 12
Favorite Pro Team/Player Hope Solo
Other Sports Played swimming, track & field
Number of Siblings 2
Favorite Pizza Topping pepperoni, bell peppers & feta cheese