San Diego Soccer Club San Diego, Calif.
U-13 U-14

  • Tammy Brown BU14 Team Manager
    (858) 414-5587 (cell)

  • Gary Collier Academy Coach
    USSF B License

    Coaching Experience:

    1989-2003 Surf
    2003-2010 Attack Girls Head Coach
    2010-Present SDSC

    Playing Experience:

    1972-1979 Bristol City ( Professional English League )
    1979-1980 Coventry City ( Professional English League )
    1980-1982 Portland Timbers ( North American Soccer League )
    1982-1987 San Diego Sockers ( North American Soccer League and MISL
    1987-1988 Kansas City Comets ( MISL )
    1988-1989 Chicago Sting ( MISL )

  • Mark Connelly Academy Coach
    USSF B License

    Coaching Experience:

    15 years Experience Coaching Youth Soccer on both the East and West Coast
    Founder Upper 90 Soccer Camps (2013-Present)

    Playing Experience:

    4 year starter at Longwood University
    Scored 26 goals in college
    2000 CVAC Champions
    2000 CVAC All Tournament Team
    2002 CVAC All Tournament Team
    VA ODP State Team
    All Team Leading Goal Scorer at Fauquier High School
    3 time 1st Team All District
    2 time 2nd team All State
    Honorable Mention All Met

    Accomplishments & Awards:

    4 time Pegasus Cup Champions
    2 time Slammers Classic Champions
    2014 Vegas Cup Champions
    2014 Vegas Cup Finalists
    2014 Nott's Forest Memorial Day Champions
    2009 Albion Cup Champions
    2015 President's Cup Champions
    2 time San Diego Premier Classic Champions
    2014 United Cup Champions
    2 Time SCDSL Champions
    (760) 500-7840 (home) (760) 500-7840 (cell)

  • Susan Davis Treasurer
    (760) 497-2966 (cell)

  • Ralph Ginese Academy Coach
    USSF B License

    Coaching Experience:

    14 Years Competitive Soccer in San Diego
    2 Years Assistant Varsity Coach Escondido High School

    Playing Experience:

    2 years scholarship player LeMoyne College Syracuse, NY
    8 years amateur soccer in Holland and the United States

    Accomplishments & Awards:

    B.S. Multiple Science Program, LeMoyne College, Syracuse New York

  • Sally Grigoriev VP of Competitive Soccer
    (858) 967-4872 (home) (858) 967-4872 (cell)

  • Michael Kelley President
    (619) 972-7792 (cell)

  • Anthony Mesa Goalkeeper Coach
    USSF B License NSCAA Goal Keeper License Level I-II-III

    Coaching Experience:

    Current USD Men's Goalkeeping Coach
    Current SDSC Goalkeeper Coach
    Current SDSC BU-15 Head Coach
    9 years overall Head Coaching
    9 years overall GK Coaching
    3 years with SDSC organization
    3 years with PQYSA organization

    Playing Experience:

    Portland Pride, 1994 – CISL
    San Diego Sockers, 1993 – CISL
    San Diego Gauchos, 1992 – Semi-Pro
    Southwestern College, 1990-91
    Bonita Vista High School, 1988-90
    CYSA – Bonita Rebels, El Cajon Hotspurs

    Accomplishments & Awards:

    Bonita Vista High School 1989 CIF Champions, 1990 CIF Finalists
    1990 ALL-CIF Team Selection
    1990 Section Record 21-Shutouts
    (619) 261-1329 (home) (619) 261-1329 (cell)

  • Haydn Mitchell Academy Coach

    USSF B License

    Coaching Experience:

    National Youth certificate
    Goalkeeper training certification
    1997-1998 New Orleans Storm summer camps
    Five years coaching at Carrollton Soccer Association
    St. Martin’s Episcopal school, Assistant Varsity Boys Coach and JV Boys head coach

    Playing Experience:

    Trinidad & Tobago Numerous Youth Regional Championships
    Semi-Pro player
    Huntingdon College, Alabama

    Accomplishments & Awards:

    B.S. Computer Science
    B.S. Psychology
    Helicopter Pilot
    (504) 251-4930 (home) (504) 251-4930 (cell)

  • Terri Moran Registrar
    (858) 335-7308 (cell)

  • John Napier Technical Director, Academy Administrator

    PLAYING EXPERIENCE ALL AT THE PROFESSIONAL LEVEL:                                                       

    1961- 1967 Bolton Wanderers   English Soccer League                              

    1967- 1972 Brighton                 English Soccer League 

    1972- 1979 Bradford City,         English Soccer League

    1975 Baltimore Comets,            NASL (Loan) From Bradford                                                                

    1976 San Diego Jaws,               NASL (Loan) From Bradford                        

    INTERNATIONAL HONORS:                                                                                       

    Northern Ireland:                      

    Full International                                                       

    Under 23 International                                                       

    Youth International         (Under 17/18/19)                                       

    Schoolboy International (Under 15/16)                                        


    PROFESSIONAL CLUB HONORS:                                                                                       

    1966 Bolton Wanderers: (English Soccer League) MVP                                

    1969 Brighton: (English Soccer League)                 MVP                              

    1973 Bradford City: (English Soccer League)          MVP                                


    COACHING QUALIFICATIONS:                                                                                                

    English FA Licensed Coach                                                                                       

    US Soccer Federation “A " Licensed Coach                                       

    US Soccer Federation “Y “Licensed Coach                                      

    Member USSF Coaches Organization                                                                                       

    Member of the National Soccer Coaches of America


    PROFESSIONAL LEVEL:                                                                                             

    1967-1968 Brighton Youth Academy (Professional Level) Head Coach                                       

    1972-1975 Bradford City Youth Academy (Professional Level) Head Coach                        

    1976-1978 Bradford City (Professional Level) Assistant Coach                                                            

    1978-1979 Bradford City (Professional Level) Manager/Head Coach


    YOUTH LEVEL:                                                

    1979 Pepperdine University (Malibu California) Coaching Schools                                                   

    1980-1981 San Diego Sockers NASL (Professional Level ) Youth Development Director                                   

    1981-1982 San Pasqual HS Escondido (CIF) Head Coach          

    1982-1983 Escondido Royals Cal-South U23 Circuit, Head Coach               

    1985-1986 Orange Glen HS Escondido, (CIF) Head Coach                         

    1991-1996 Escondido Earthquakes Cal-South, Competitive Director of Coaching                    

    1994 ODP Boys under 16 Head Coach                                         

    1995 ODP Boys under 17 Head Coach                                               

    1996-2006 FC Heat Escondido (Competitive) DOC                           

    1980 - Present John Napier Professional Soccer Camps, (Director)

    1995 - Present Cal-South Education. Staff Coach                                                       

    2000-Present Cal-South Staff ODP Coach                                                                     

    2004-B89 Regional Champions and National Finalists                                                                                     

    2005-B91 Regional Finalists

    2006-B92 Regional Champions                                                                                   

    2006-Lifetime Achievement Award in Youth Soccer, presented by ASC SD.

    2007-2008 (6 current ODP B92 in the US National U17 Pool)

    2007-2008 (B92 Regional Champions and National 3rd Place)

    2007-Present Director of Administration for Escondido FC Heat

    2007-2008 Head coach for GU16 and BU13 FC San Diego.

    2008-Regional Coordinator for Coaching Education in SD County

    2008-FCSD BU13AAA-Presidio Champions 14-0-0 

    2008-FCSD GU16AAA-Presidio Champions 10-3-1

    2009 Head Coach for FCSD GU17 and GU14 Premier teams

    2009 ODP Boys 92 Regional Finalists

    2010 ODP Girls 95 Regional Champions

    2010 Appointed to the US Soccer National Youth ID program

    2010-2011 FCSD BU10 AAA Champions-State Cup S/F-Surf Cup winners

    2010-2011 FCSD BU12 AAA Advance to Premier

    2011 ODP Girls 95 Regional Champions-National Finalists

    2011 District 2 Honoree for services to youth soccer

    2012 SDSC BU11 Presidio Repeat 3 year Champions

    2012 ODP Girls 96 Regional and National Champions

    2013 ODP Girls 96 (Repeat) Regional and National Champions

    2014 ODP Girls 97 Regional and National Champions

    2015 ODP Girls 98 Regional and National Champions

    2016 ODP Girls 99 Regional and National Champions


    2015 Inducted into the Cal South Soccer Hall of Fame for his contributions to youth soccer

    (760) 815-6884 (home) (760) 815-6884 (work) (760) 815-6884 (cell)

  • Michael Nicholson Strength & Conditioning Coach

    Coaching License

    USSF A license

    Playing Career


    Middlesbrough Boys 1979-82 National Quarter Finalist 1981

    Cleveland Boys  1979-82 Captain


    Middlesbrough FC 1982-85


    University of Leeds 1985-89 National Champion 1986, National Finalist 1989


    Semi- Professional/ Amateur

    Spennymoor FC  1986-89

    San Diego Top Guns 1994-96 USISL Player Coach


    Coaching Experience


    Pegasus SC  1989-93 Club Coach

    Nomads SC  1993-97 National U16 Champion 1996

    San Diego Surf SC 1997-03 Boys Director 1999-03, Boys program ranked #5 in US

    Temecula Valley SC 2003-05 Director of Coaching

    San Diego Surf SC 2005-15 Academy Head Coach/Academy Director

    San Diego SC 2015 -       Academy Head Coach


    High School

    Serra HS 1990-93 Boys Varsity Head/ JV Coach

    Torrey Pines HS 1994-97 Boys Asst Varsity Coach

    La Costa Canyon HS 1997-01 Girls Varsity Head Coach, Div 1 CIF Champion 98, 99, 01



    UCSD 1994-04 Women’s Asst Coach, Div 3 National Champion 95, 96, 97, Div 2 National Champion 99, 00, 01

    USD 2005-15, Men’s Asst Coach, NCAA Play offs 09, 12, 14


    Career Highlights

    Youth Player - National Quarter Finalist, College Player - National Champion

    Youth Coach - National Champion, College Coach - National Champion

    HS Coach - CIF Champion                                                                                                      



    (619) 823-1804 (home) (619) 823-1804 (cell)

  • Geoff Patnoe VP of Fields
    (619) 309-9655 (cell)

  • Brian Quinn Academy Director

    Brian Quinn

    US Soccer Development Academy Director and SDSC Director of Younger Boys Soccer.

    Born in Belfast, Ireland, Quinn has many years of both playing and coaching at the highest level.

    Playing Experience:

    A distinguished 15 year professional career

    US Men’s National Team 1991 – 1994

    Recorded 48 Caps with the United States Men’s National Team

    1978-79 Larne (Irish League)

    1979-81 Everton (English Premier League)

    1981 Los Angeles Aztecs (NASL)

    1982-83 Montreal Manic, Canada (NASL

    1983-91 San Diego Sockers (NASL, MISL)

    1987 Hamilton Steelers (CSL).

    Coaching Experience:

    USSF ’A’ Coaching license.

    Coached the San Diego Sockers in the CISL 1995-96.

    1997-99 coached the San Jose (Clash) Earthquakes of the Major League Soccer.

    Came back for a second term with the San Diego Sockers from 2000-04 in the MISL.

    Technical Director for adidas’ Elite Soccer Program

    Assistant Coach for University of San Diego men’s soccer team

    Girls Varsity Coach at The Bishop’s School in La Jolla

    Former Director of Coaching of Poway Youth Soccer Club (1991-94).


    8 time Champion with the San Diego Sockers

    8 time All-Star

    4th All Time scorer in Sockers history

    2nd All Time Playoff Scorer

    2 Time MVP in Playoff Championship Series (1986 & 1990)

    1991 Gold Cup Winner - US National Team

    1992 US Cup Winner - US National Team

    1997 Youngest Coach in Major League Soccer History

    Co-host of "Inside Soccer" Internet Radio Show.

    2016 - Cal South Award for Coaching Excellence

    Personal Soccer Highlights:

    Played against childhood soccer idol - George Best

    Scored 2 goals in N.A.S.L. Playoffs against New York Cosmos

    Captained US National Team vs. Ireland at Landsdowne Rd., Dublin, Ireland.

    2012 Elected to the San Diego Hall of Champions Breitbard Hall of Fame


    2012 nominated to the US Soccer Hall of Fame

    (858) 776-1414 (cell)

  • Peter Stodsgill Academy Coach

    USSF B License

    Coaching Experience
    28 years of coaching experience, 11 at PQ Premier as Director
    15 years coaching at Mira Mesa High School
    11 years coaching at Westview
    2 years ODP coaching experience

    Awards and Accomplisments
    2011 CIF Coach of the Year
    2013 So Cal Regional Finalists at Westview
    2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013 CIF champions at Westview
    2006, 2012 CIF Finalist at Westview
    North County Times Coach of the Year 2004
    2001 CIF champions at Mira Mesa
    8 High school league titles
    1996, 2008, 2011 State Cup Champions
    2007 State Cup Finalist
    (619) 987-8819 (home) (619) 987-8819 (cell)

  • Yuki Zeigler Club Operations Director
    (619) 571-2322 (cell)

  • Yuki Zeigler Club Operations Director
    (619) 571-2322 (cell)