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Meet Our Team

Our Professional coaching staff led by our Director of Coaching, focuses on developing each player and each team, in the knowledge that continued well executed player focused training will lead to successful soccer players.

Board of Directors

SA CITY President

Clarence Franke

VP of Field Operations

Ann Kuri

Board Member

Danny Trevino

Board Member

Barry Burns

Administration Staff

Registrar & Administration

admin@sacitysc.com

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  Director of Finance

Kathy Stoddard

kstoddard@sacitysc.com

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   Registrar & Administration

Shokou Daneshmand

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Directors

Adriano Allain

Director of Club Development

Name:
Adrian Allain

Hometown:
Born in Recife, Brazil. Resides with wife Patricia, daughter Liz (5), and son John (3) in New Braunfels, TX. Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined SA CITY SC in May 2018

Coaching Experience:
2017 Lonestar Soccer Club – Staff Coach & GM Kyle & Buda Soccer
2009 - 2017 Founder and Technical Director Red Star Soccer, a non-profit organization
2008- 2009 Region IV ODP Staff Coach
2008 MVLA Board Member –Director U9 Pythons, Cheetahs, Triumph Train X-treme Head Coach-
2007 MVLA Raptors93, Cheetahs, Pythons Trainer- Rapids and X-treme

Coaching Experience:
2018 WORLD FOOTBALL ACADEMY – Football Braining
2018 WORLD FOOTBALL ACADEMY – Football Fitness
2017 WORLD FOOTBALL ACADEMY – Football Action Analysis – Basic Course
2017 WORLD FOOTBALL ACADEMY – Football Tactics – Basic Course
2017 US CLUB SOCCER – La Liga Formation Methodology Course – Level 2
2017 NOR CAL PREMIER – Javier Lopez Lopez Integrated Methodology Course
2017 NSCAA Futsal Level 1 Diploma
2016 NOR CAL PREMIER Match Analysis w/Frans Hoek – Santa Clara, CA
2016 US CLUB SOCCER La Liga Formation Methodology Course – Level 3
2016 COERVER COACHING Youth Diploma 1 – Sacramento, California
2015 WORLD FOOTBALL ACADEMY – Periodization Basic Course Seattle, WA
2014 NOR CAL – Fiorentina Level 2 – Advanced – Moraga, CA
2013 NOR CAL – Fiorentina Level 1 – Basic - Oakland, CA
2013 USSF – International Coaching Development Workshop - Italy
2012 USSF – International Coaching Development Workshop - Spain
2012 Coaching visit to AFC Ajax Amsterdam – Toekomst, Holland
2012 League Managers Association Evaluating Performance w/Prozone sports
2011 AFC Ajax Trainer-Coach Workshop
2011 NorCal Fiorentina Intro Course, Holy Names University
2011 League Managers Association School of Football Management
2010 IYCA Y outh Fitness Specialist Level One
2009 USSF Y License, Laguna Niguel, CA
2008 USSF A License, Darlington Academy Rome, GA. – LIC. #24554
2007 USSF B License, Home Depot Center, CA - LIC. #24554
2006 ENGLAND FA Fitness for Football Level One
2006 NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, University of Richmond
2006 ENGLAND FA Psychology for Football Level One
2006 NSCAA Premier Diploma, Hilton Sunrise Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
2005 NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, Regis University with distinction
2004 NSCAA National Diploma, SFSU with distinction.
2004 Member Positive Coaching Alliance

Personal Playing Experience:
1999 California Jaguars (Salinas, CA) -USISL
1995-1998 San Jose State University (San Jose, CA) NCAA Div. I 4-yr Scholarship Captain – Jr & Sr Season *WAC - 2nd team selection #9 All-time in Assists
1992-1995 Lynbrook High School (San Jose, CA)
Captain - Junior/Senior Seasons - 1st team All-league all three seasons Mercury News 1st team All-CCS- League Offensive MVP
Club soccer MVLA Untouchables (Mountain View, CA)

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Kerwin Johnson

PDD Senior Girls- East

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Eric Johnson

PDD Senior Boys - East

Name:
Eric Johnson

Hometown:
Limerick, ROI

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined in 2016

Coaching Experience:
Belhaven College, 1996-97, Asst Men’s and Women’s Coach
MSA ODP Staff, 1996-97
Bethel College, 1998-99, Asst Men’s and Women’s Coach
TN ODP Staff, 1998-99
Mid-Continent College, 1999-00, Asst Men’s and Women’s Coach
University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2000-02, Asst Men’s Coach
Missouri ODP Staff, 2000-01
Leibe SC, St. Louis, MO, 2000-2002
Jackson FC, 2002-2008, Boys Director
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, 2003-2007
Houston Express SC, 2008-2016, Asst. Director of Coaching

Years Actively Coaching:
22 years

Qualifications:
NSCAA Premier Diploma
USYSA National Youth License
FAI Level 1 Cert
Footecon Diploma (Brazil)

Coaching Achievements:
2005 MSA Soccer Coach of the Year
2005 Nominated for USYSA National Coach of the Year
2006 MHSAA Coach of the Year
Won numerous State Championships in Mississippi and South Texas
Advancing Teams to Region 3 Championships, National League Competition and Showcase Events such as Disney Showcase, Las Vegas Showcase, Raleigh Shootout, Dallas Cup, and others

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
100+

Personal Playing Experience:
Belhaven College,1994-1997
Jackson Chargers, 1994-1997
Nashville Metros, 1998-1999

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Dennis Bryan

PPD - Junior Program

Name:
Dennis Bryan

Hometown:
New Braunfels, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
7 years

Coaching Experience:
Austin Lonestar Soccer Club
Austin United Capitals Soccer Club
Lions FC
University of the Incarnate Word

Years Actively Coaching:
19 years

Qualifications:
USSF D
Advance Regional license

Coaching Achievements:
US Club National Cup - 2017 (00G Red SA Finalist)
USYS - 2017 South Texas State Cup Champions (06G Red SA)
US Club NPL Finals - 2016 (01G Red SA)

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
25

Personal Playing Experience:
Played in the USISL League with the Austin Lonestar
University of the Incarnate Word

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Diana Driggers

PDD - West Program

Name:
Diana Driggers

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
8 years

Coaching Experience:
TLU
St. Mary's University
AC Storm
XLR8
Premier FC
CE
Holmes HS
Clark HS

Years Actively Coaching:
20+ years

Qualifications:
National Youth License
USSF National C License

Coaching Achievements:
Winning the District Championship
Competing in State Playoffs,
Teams earning the opportunity to play at the next level, and players being asked to play at the next level.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
100+

Personal Playing Experience:
Played GK for UIW 1990-1992
Played on STX ODP team 1987-1989

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Gabe Serda

Assistant PDD - West Program

Biography

Coach Gabe comes to Lonestar SC-SA with wealth of coaching experience. He currently holds an ``E`` license and completed his ``D`` license at the end of 2013. His focus is on our player's long term development. Gabe is a player favorite who gets the most out of our children both physically and mentally. His overall goal is to enhance soccer and life skills with our player's so that they may be great/successful individuals off the field while developing them to play at the highest level on the field.

Associated Teams

Lonestars 04B Red West SA
Lonestars 01B White SA
Lonestars 98B White SA

Licenses

USSF ``E`` License

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Mauricio Ramirez

PDD Junior Boys - East

Name:
Mauricio Ramirez

Hometown:
Acapulco, Guerrero; Mexico

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined Club Staff in spring 2009
Coaching Experience:
Lonestar Soccer Club San Antonio
Years Actively Coaching:
All 8 years at Lonestar SC San Antonio
Qualifications:
USSF D License, scheduled for USSF C License this year. USYS National Youth License

Coaching Achievements:
Have been involved with most age groups in the Club, Academy boys & girls, Junior Program boys & girls, Senior Program girls. Guided 02G Black SA to a 3rd place finish at the 2017 US Club National Cup XVI Midwest Regionals.
Players Personal Playing Experience:
MacArthur High School
University of The Incarnate Word

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Ian Johnson

Assistant PDD - Junior East

Name:
Ian A. Johnson

Hometown:
Grimsby, United Kingdom

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
6 years

Coaching Experience:
Georgia
Washington State
New Jersey
England

Years Actively Coaching:
24 years

Qualifications:
UEFA B
FA License
FA Prelims
Junior Team managers FA
USSF D
USSF E
USSF F

Coaching Achievements:
Many players going to college, Winning championships, Tournaments.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
Many in England, Also some in New jersey, Washington State & Georgia

Personal Playing Experience:
Pro trials in UK
Played Semi pro in UK
Played in college
Played Saturday & Sunday leagues in UK

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David Garcia - Hevia

PDD - Jr. Academy

Name:
David Garcia Hevia

Hometown:
Mexico City, Mexico

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined club staff in 2014

Coaching Experience:
2 Seasons Coaching with the Rhinos Professional Youth Program
1 Season Byron-Bergen Varsity and JV team
1 Season Finger Lakes College
3 weeks training in Spain with Valencia FC, Villarreal FC, Malaga FC, Granada FC, Almeria FC, Murcia FC & Melilla FC.
1 Season of Alfred University Technical assistant
11 Seasons of coaching in Rochester Futbol Club (U6-U18) Premier Soccer
16 Seasons of coaching New York West (U10-U18) Premier Soccer
3 Seasons of Director of Coaching and Player Development Brockport Soccer Club (U6-U18)
2 Seasons of Director of Player Development Calloway United Soccer Academy
1 Season of Harley Allendale Columbia High School Soccer (Champion)
2 Seasons New York West State champion
3 Seasons New York West Finalist Founder of Addsoccer

Years Actively Coaching:
20+ years

Qualifications:
Soccer coaching Diploma, Spain 2012
Director of Coaches National Diploma 2012
B National License 2006
Youth National License 2010
Bronze international Coaching License ICA 2003
C National License 2002
D National License 2000
E National License 1999

Coaching Achievements:
2 Seasons New York West State champion
3 Seasons New York West Finalist 1
5 times Youth Tournament champion
12 times League champion
Founder of Addsoccer

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
Over 100

Personal Playing Experience:
Playing Experience Soccer player since I was 5 years old
Played in Mexico premier youth teams all the way to 4-year college
Successfully 4-year soccer career at ITESM College in Mexico
1985 played with Cruz Azul professional practice team
Played Men’s 1st 2nd and 3rd Division semi-professional soccer.

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Pete Palomino

NEYSO PDD & Staff Coach

Name:
Pete Palomino

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2016

Coaching Experience:
2006-2007 Charlotte, North Carolina North Mecklenburg Soccer Club (Current)-Carolina Rapids
2007-2008 San Antonio, TX Classic Elite Soccer Club
2009-2010 San Antonio, TX Tigres Storm/ (Inception) Lonestar SA SC
2011-2012 San Antonio, TX San Antonio United Soccer Club
2013-2016 San Antonio, TX NEYSO Liberty Soccer Club

Years Actively Coaching:
11 years

Qualifications:
USSF National E, D, C
USSF National Youth License
NSCAA National Youth Diploma

Coaching Achievements:
Sharing the passion and nuances of the game with our future generations.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
11+

Personal Playing Experience:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte 2002-2006
2006- All Mid Atlantic
2006- All Conference Atlantic 10

Carolina Dynamo PDL 2005-2006
2006 -- USL PDL Regular Season National Champions
2006 – USL PDL South Atlantic Division Champions
2006 – USL PDL Southern Conference Finalists
2006- USL PDL U.S. Open Cup Prize Winners (4th Round) Loss Houston Dynamo

Alamo Aztec Warrior PASL 2008 - 2010
South Central Division Finalist
Las Vegas National Finalist

Corinthians FC NPSL 2013 - Oct 2014
San Antonio Men's Semi-Pro team
-Player/Assistant Coach

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Julien Brown-Latham

Latham Staff Coach

Name:
Julien Brown-Latham

Hometown:
Brampton, Ontario

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined club staff Fall of 2016

Coaching Experience:
NEYSO Liberty

Years Actively Coaching:
6 Years

Qualifications:
USSF ``D`` license

Coaching Achievements:
Awarded Graduate Assistant for UIW MSOC in summer of 2016
Currently coach 01B White SA East & 07B Black SA East

Personal Playing Experience:
Played 2 years at the UNC Charlotte (DI)
Played 2 years at the UIW (DII)
-2x Lonestar Conference Champions
-2012-2013 NCAA Elite 8
Played 2 season's with Corinthians FC SA (NPSL)
-2014 South Central Conference Runners Up
-2015 South Central Conference Regular Season Champions

Paulo Cid Deleon

Staff Coach

Licenses

USSF E
Goalkeeper level 1 Diploma
Goalkeeper level 2

Kristine Driggers

Staff Coach

Name:
Kristine Driggers

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined Club Staff in 2015

Coaching Experience:
Lonestar Soccer Club San Antonio

Years Actively Coaching:
2.5 years

Qualifications:
National Youth D Coaching License

Coaching Achievements:
Watching the kids evolve and grasp the concept as well as fall in love with the game. I love the lonestar philosophy of long term player development.

Personal Playing Experience:
Started when I was 6
Played for Lonestar SC SA
Played some college at UHV

Jason Adkins

Staff Coach

Name:
Jason Adkins

Hometown:
San Antonio

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
2016- present

Coaching Experience:
Liberty SC 13-16
Lions FC 08-13
Classics Elite 02-08
Supras 01-02
Hammers 99-01
Antonian High School 01-02
Smithson Valley High School Head Girls 02- present

Years Actively Coaching:
19 Years

Qualifications:
USSF ``C`` license
National Youth License

Coaching Achievements:
Development of countless youth players to higher level programs
High school playoffs 14 out of 15 Years
8 district championships, 5 undefeated district titles.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
50-60 Players

Personal Playing Experience:
'79 Hammers 2 state titles
MacArthur High School 4 year letterman 2 times in state tournament
State and Regional ODP team
University of the Incarnate Word

Richard Jacinto

Staff Coach

Name:
Richard Jacinto

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2013

Coaching Experience:
02B AC Rebels 1997-2010
Texans Junior Academy 2011-2012

Years Actively Coaching:
20 years

Qualifications:
USSF National D License
USSF E License
Coerver Youth Diploma ( Dec 2011)
NSCAA Goalkeeper Level 1 Diploma (June 2013)
NSCAA Special Topics Diploma ``Reading the Game`` (July 2013)

Coaching Achievements:
Going to San Diego Surf Cup with the Rebels in 2009.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
10

Personal Playing Experience:
73' NEYSO Select
73' Austin Capitals
73' South Texas ODP
San Antonio Pumas 1995

Jason Dildy

Staff Coach

Name:
Jason Dildy

Hometown:
San Antonio

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Entering 2nd year

Coaching Experience:
Liberty SC

Years Actively Coaching:
4 years

Qualifications:
National F and E License

Personal Playing Experience:
Roosevelt and Smithson Valley High School
University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Zach Brewer

Name:
Zack Brewer

Hometown:
Argyle, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
August 2017

Coaching Experience:
Men and women's Goalkeeper coach for Our Lady of the Lake university

Years Actively Coaching:
3 years

Qualifications:
United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeper Diploma 1

Coaching Achievements:
Watching my players receive awards for their hard work and dedication. Love seeing players succeed on and off the field.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
I have only previous coached at the college level

Personal Playing Experience:
Division 1 at Jacksonville University
Division 2 at McMurry University
NAIA at Our Lady of the Lake University

Esteban Bayona

Staff Coach

Name:
Esteban Bayona

Hometown:
Bogota, Colombia

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
2 years

Coaching Experience:
Vuk FC

Years Actively Coaching:
17+ years

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in sports management
5 years as a professional athlete
17 years as a youth coach.

Coaching Achievements:
Helping young players understanding the fundamentals of team work, dedication, and ambition.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
6

Personal Playing Experience:
29 years

Enrique Mendez

Staff Coach

Licenses

USSF D
National Youth License

Garfield Pearcy

Staff Coach

Name:
Garfield Pearcy

Hometown:
Kingston, Jamaica

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined Club Staff in 2009

Coaching Experience:
Worked as U17 –U19 girls and U13 –U15 boys soccer coach with the Huntsville City Rockets Club. Huntsville, AL 1989 -1996
Soccer trainer for U12 – U13 girls with the Gwinnett Soccer Association (GSA) soccer club. Atlanta, Georgia 1997 - 2001
Atlanta United Fire Soccer Association recreational program and U10 - U11 boys academy coach at Atlanta United Fire Soccer Association. Atlanta, Georgia 2002 - 2007

Years Actively Coaching:
Over 25 years

Qualifications:
USSF C License

Coaching Achievements:
Head boys’ varsity soccer coach at Tower High School. Atlanta, GA The team had a 21 - 9 record after two seasons and advanced to the 2004 GHSA state playoffs for the first time in 24 years

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
8

Personal Playing Experience:
Member and captain of St. George’s High School varsity soccer team. Kingston, Jamaica.
Selected on high school city all-star team three years in a row. (1982-1985)
Member of the U19 Jamaica men’s National soccer team that prepared for CONCACAF Regional tournament in Trinidad. (1983-1984)
Member of the Cavaliers and Santos semi- professional soccer teams in Kingston, Jamaica. (1985 -1987)
Awarded soccer scholarship to attend Alabama A&M University (1987)

Eric Poulter

Staff Coach

Licenses

USSF E

David Cavazos

Goalkeeper Trainer

Name:
David W. Cavazos

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined club staff in 2014

Coaching Experience:
Director of Goalkeeping: Fusion FC
Olympic Development Program Region III GK staff
Our Lady of the Lake University Men's and Women's GK staff: NAIA
University of the Incarnate Word Women's GK Coach: NCAA D1
Athenians SC semi-professional women's soccer asst. Coach: WPSL

Years Actively Coaching:
Began Coaching in 1996

Qualifications:
NCAA Division 1
NAIA
USSF D
NSCAA 3 GK Certification

Coaching Achievements:
NAIA Nationals Playoffs

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
I encourage all players to progress to the highest level of soccer they are willing to attain.

Personal Playing Experience:
UIW College and Semi-Professional San Antonio Pumas
Played Men’s 1st 2nd and 3rd Division semi-professional soccer.

Jacob Castilleja

Micro Academy East Coordinator

Name:
Jacob Castilleja

Hometown:
New Braunfels, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2016

Coaching Experience:
NBYSA Rec Coach

Years Actively Coaching:
4 years

Qualifications:
Current USSF F license, but will have USSF E on 8/20/2017
Bachelor’s of Exercise and Sports Science from Texas State University.

Personal Playing Experience:
Club- Lions FC High School- New Braunfels H.S. (3-year Varsity starter, 1st team all-district, 1st team all-region senior year) College- Concordia University Men’s Soccer

Nathan Gavin

Staff Coach

Name:
Nathan Gavin

Hometown:
Dallas, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined club staff in 2017

Coaching Experience:
PWSI (Virginia)
Churchland Soccer Club (Virginia)
United States Armed Forces Team

Years Actively Coaching:
11 Years

Qualifications:
USSF ``D`` license

Coaching Achievements:
Coaching the US Armed Forces team at the 2015 World Military Olympics in South Korea and at the 2017 Military World Cup in Muscat, Oman.

Personal Playing Experience:
34 years playing club, collegiate and for the US Armed Forces team

Enrique Serda

Staff Coach

Name:
Enrique Serda

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2013

Coaching Experience:
Coached high school soccer (6 years)
Youth Coach at ACYSO

Years Actively Coaching:
10 years

Qualifications:
USSF D
USSF E

Coaching Achievements:
Watching young children develop the love for the game through their development.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
Unsure

Personal Playing Experience:
20+ years

Randy Holland

Staff Coach

Biography

Randy comes to the Lonestar SC SA with 14 years of training in the San Antonio area. Graduated from the University of Incarnate Word with a bachelor degree in Kinesiology

Associated Teams

Lonestars 02B Black SA
Lonstars 99B Red SA
Girls Jr. Academy

Licenses

National D
USFF ````D```` License
Currently pursuing a National C

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Christopher Olvera

Staff Coach

Name:
Christopher Olvera

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2017

Coaching Experience:
I've spent 14 years coaching at ASP/CC, the last 5 with Alamo City.

Years Actively Coaching:
14 years

Qualifications:
USSF D

Coaching Achievements:
Working with teams and players that have worked their way from Recreational to Division 1 level soccer.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
6

Personal Playing Experience:
Division 1 Collegiate Water Polo - US Naval Academy
San Antonio Soccer Association Men's League

Louis Lopez

Staff Coach

Name:
Louis Lopez

Hometown:
Modesto, California

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
5 years

Coaching Experience:
Coached DOD Okinawa, Japan 2yrs 1998-2000,
on/off coach independent teams.

Years Actively Coaching:
12 years

Qualifications:
USSF E license

Coaching Achievements:
Witnessing players develop and grow on and off the field.

Personal Playing Experience:
Local Adult Mens Team
1998-2000 Team PACAF Base Team US Airforce
S2-D1 Independent team