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 a parent play in a club game against West Side Breakers. The ball went out of bounds, and he threw the ball to the player so she could take a throw in. She received the ball and continued the play. The referee never said a word. A close second would be this weekend when the 2004’s got scored on by the opponent throwing the ball DIRECTLY into the goal without anyone touching it!

• Most Embarrassing Soccer Moment: Scoring an own goal.

• Game Day Superstition or Ritual: I have a specific shirt, ring, and bracelet to wear and I have to sit on the second seat of the bench.

• Favorite Soccer Team: Chelsea

• Favorite Soccer Player: John Terry

• Favorite Non-Soccer Team: There are other sports???

• Favorite Athlete: Jackie Joyner Kersee

• Favorite Movie: From my childhood – Goonies

• Favorite Actor or Actress: No one I would really call my favorite. I think Viola Davis is a very talented actress.

• Favorite Musical Group or Singer: The Cure

• Favorite TV Show: The Americans

• Favorite Meal: Sushi

• Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: English Toffee

• Hobbies: Soccer, soccer, and did I say, soccer.

• Dream Vacation Destination: Go back to Stamford Bridge

• Four Famous People You Would Invite to Dinner: Jose Mourinho, JK Rowlings, Tom Hanks and M Night Shyamalan

• How Many Friends Do You Have on Facebook? Who knows, who cares!

• Where Was Your Last Selfie Taken? Never! I hate selfies!

• Best Advice for Players: Remember, when you are not practicing, someone somewhere is. And, when s/he meets you, s/he will win.