hoo's hoo coaches
Our Lead Coaches...
are collegiate, semi-pro or professional athletes. Many of them have a strong educational background in childhood development and special needs. This level of expertise allows them to transform the drills they were taught into fun games that are age appropriate for our students.
Coach Matthew has played soccer since he was five on local and traveling teams. In high school he played Varsity, was Captain and MVP two years in a row. Winning two Central Jersey State Championships back to back, he was awarded First Team All State. In college he continued playing on a recreational level.Read More
COACH JENN grew up playing soccer and volleyball since she was 7 years old through college. A professionally trained dancer, she and her brother taught and performed swing dancing to all ages. Later they incorporated their background in team-building and group dynamics to teach Youth at Risk socialization skills using dance as a vehicle.Read More
Coach Tony began soccer most likely at the very same age your child is beginning theirs. As a youth, he has participated in State, Regional and the National Olympic Development Program (ODP) where he had the privilege of traveling and sharing the field with some of the future World Cup representatives (players/coaches/staff).Read More
Coach Andrew has been kicking a soccer ball since he was two years old and he hasn’t stopped since. Growing up and throughout his teenage years, he played for various club teams in and around his native Los Angeles. This included a Premier Level Club competing for national and international competitions. He also participated in the Olympic Development Program (ODP).Read More
Coach Matt has been playing soccer since he was four. Growing up, he participated in AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization), even playing for the Region 60 travel team. Entering into his early teenage years, Coach Matt began playing at the club level, furthering his travels to play throughout the Southern California area.Read More
Coach Justin has been kicking a ball around since the age of 6. Growing up he participated in many AYSO travel teams playing teams around the Los Angeles area. At the age of 10, Coach Justin joined his first Club team where he began to travel around Southern California.Read More
Coach Brandon has played a large variety of sports competitively throughout his life; including,Football, Baseball, Basketball, Track and Field, Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts, and Weightlifting. He decided to pursue Football after high school over many of the other sports that he loved. He accepted an offer to play for the University of Florida (Go Gators!) as a Flex position Tight end/Quarterback.Read More
Coach K has been involved in sports since he was five years old. Throughout life he played basketball, football, baseball, volleyball, and ran track and field. He attended Serra High School where he excelled in basketball and earned a scholarship to Tulane University.Read More
Coach Chad has been an avid soccer player since he could walk and has lived in the San Gabriel Valley his whole life. He grew up in Pasadena and as a child he started off in the AYSO from U4 where he got discovered by club soccer coaches at the age of 12, working his way up to gold division soccer.Read More