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Coaching Experience

  • Licenses/Certifications
    • United States Soccer Federation “C” License
    • United States Soccer Federation “E/D” License
    • ACF Fiorentina Course
  • Clubs/Camps Experience
    • Placer United, Head Coach 2014-2016
    • Capital Valley United, Head Coach, 2012-2013
    • San Juan Soccer Club, Coach, 2011–2012
    • Atlas Academy, Head Coach, 2006–2010
    • Juventus Soccer Club, Head Coach, 1987–1990
    • University of San Francisco, Co-Director of Negoesco Soccer Camps, 1984–1986
    • Dr. Carlos Bilardo, Argentina’s World Cup Championship Coach, Advanced Coaching
      Clinics, Senior Assistant
  • Playing Experience
    • University of San Francisco (USF), Division I, 6-time National Champion
    • NCAA Final 4 and Multiple Conference Championships
    • Palo Alto Firebirds, USISL Professional League Champions
    • Semi-Professional, 10 years
  • Awards
    • West Coast Athletic Conference (WCAC), Scholar/Athlete of the Year
    • University of San Francisco, Gus Donahue Award – Team Leadership
    • University of San Francisco, Charles L. Harvey Award – Highest Student/Athlete GP
  • Current Teams/Roles
    • Head Coach U12 Boys A: Elite 09

Coaching Notes

John has been coaching and playing soccer for over 30 years. He holds a USSF National ‘C’ Coaching license and is planning on attaining his National B license sometime in 2019-2020. He has a wide breadth of competitive coaching experience
having coached at Placer United, Capital Valley United, San Juan, Atlas Academy and Juventus Soccer Club. His Atlas Academy U11 Girls team ranked 6th nationally and were champions or finalists in 9 of 12 Premier level tournaments. 7 of those players are now playing D1 of D2 collegiate level with one of those players receiving a full scholarship to play at Harvard University. At Placer United, John coached the entire U11 pool of boys, all 3 teams with two of those teams playing Premier level simultaneously and the Copa team winning the Norcal Premier League championship. A vast majority of his premier level players the following year were selected to US Academy teams.

John was a scholarship player for the University of San Francisco (USF) a 6-time Division 1 National Champion program. He played under the legendary and highest winningest coach in NCCA history at the time Steve Neguesco and alongside teammate John Doyle who went on to captain the US National Team at the World Cup in Italy and captain then subsequently be GM of the MLS San Jose Earthquakes for many years. His teams made a Final Four appearance and won two WCAC titles. In his senior year John received the highest honors on the team, selected as West Coast Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year amongst 8 Universities in the Conference and amongst all athletes in all sports, The Gus Donahue Award for Team Leadership selected by teammates and coaches, the Charles L. Harney Award, university wide award to the stand-out Student/Athlete who maintained the highest GPA.

John holds an MBA degree from the John E. Anderson School of Management at UCLA and a Bachelors Degree in Finance, Cum Laude, from the University of San Francisco.

P.O Box 2221
Granite Bay, CA 95746