Coach Spotlight – Coach Ariel

You might recognize this young lady from our SGV Surf Summer School. Welcome Coach Ariel to our team! Ariel is coaching our G ’09 girls. • Soccer Playing Experience: High school Varsity (4 years), club (8 years), Futsal/ recreational leagues • Position Played: Goal Keeper • Playing Highlights: 2013 High School CIF Champions (Marshall Fundamental) • Coaching Experience: 3 years (FC Golden State – SGV Surf) • Most Memorable Moment on a Soccer Field: Sudden – Death Penalty shootout in[…]

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Coach Spotlight – Coach Kareem

Coach Kareem, come on down! You’re the next Coach in the spotlight. Meet Coach Kareem, one of our B03 coaches. Go SGV Surf! • Soccer Playing Experience: Club Soccer; State and National Champions, ODP Select, Damien H.S. Varsity, CSU Northridge, Div. 1 • Position Played: Midfielder • Playing Highlights: CSU Northridge vs. UCLA, Fullerton, and USF games.  • Coaching Experience: 4 years • Most Memorable Moment on a Soccer Field: Many, I love the game. • Most Embarrassing Soccer Moment:[…]

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Coach Spotlight – Coach Steven B.

And, the winner is…Coach Steven B. Coach Steven is one of our G01 coaches but you’ll find him helping out on the pitch with all our olders! Go SGV Surf! • Soccer Playing Experience (High School, College, Other): Club soccer for 7 years, 4 years of high school soccer, 2 years of college soccer, 2 years of professional indoor soccer. • Position Played: I played mostly through the middle at either the “6” or the “10” • Playing Highlights (Honors,[…]

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Coach Spotlight – Coach Hoey

Drum roll please. This week’s winner is…Coach Hoey! Hoey is not only a G02-04 Coach, he is also one of our Directors of Coaching! • Soccer Playing Experience (High School, College, Other): I grew up playing high level soccer in Washington State on an National elite club team. I had the opportunity to play in college, but suffered a severe head injury that made it unwise to continue to play. • Position Played: I spent my time in the Mid[…]

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Coach Spotlight – Coach Matt

I have to be careful with this one…he’s the boss! : ) This week’s Coach Spotlight…Coach Matt! Matt is not only our Technical Director, but he also coaches G02-04, and is everywhere! Go SGV Surf! • Soccer Playing Experience (High School, College, Other): Club, Collegiate, and Professional • Position Played: 10 Attacking Midfield, 9 Center Striker, and 8 Center Midfield • Playing Highlights: Winning Dallas Cup XIII, MVP Baseline League, Big West Scholar Athlete of the Year, Soccer America Collegiate Player[…]

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Coach Spotlight – Coach Rashad

And, the Wheel of Coaches lands on…Coach Rashad! Rashad is one of our G03-05 coaches, he helps out with our clinics and camps, and runs a mean PT session helping to get our players in shape! Go SGV Surf! • Soccer Playing Experience (High School, College, Other): Started playing in Mexico. I would go outside, play with friends, and hit a ball against a wall for hours. Some friends had school in the morning some had school in the afternoon. I’d[…]

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Coach Spotlight – Coach Heather

We have caught up with the elusive SGV Surf Coach Heather! Heather not only Coaches G03, G04, and G05, she is also a Director of Coaching and the Club Registrar. Say hello to Coach Heather! • Soccer Playing Experience (High School, College, Other): Club, High School, and College • Position Played: Center Back • Coaching Experience: Been coaching a LONG time. Started coaching high school while I was in college. • Most Memorable Moment on a Soccer Field: I had[…]

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