Coaching Staff

Our staff is committed and responsible for aspiring to learn through interaction, adaptability, preparation, and acquisition of industry badges. Our highly experienced coaches value education and recognize the importance of developing the whole person. Our staff strives for excellence at all times by planning, organizing and administering a comprehensive development plan. We possess a passion and willingness to learn through all facets of the game.

Peter Aguilar

Originally from Santa Barbara, CA
7+ Years Coaching Experience
USSF License
Futsal Staff Coach
Santa Barbara Charter School Teacher
WSC Collegiate Player: SBCC
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Boys 2012 & 2010 White & Girls 2012 White

Abiodun ‘Mike’ Akintioye

Originally from Helsingborg, Sweden
5+ Years of Coaching Experience
USSF C ‘Provisional’ License
Played youth football with Filbornaskolan, Sweden
Current student at Antioch University
College Player: Santa Barbara City College
Current: Boys 2003 White, 2006 Blue & 2008 White

Antonio Alonso

Originally from Veracruz, Mexico
USSF ‘A’ License
USSDA Head Coach Experience
23+ Years Coaching Experience
Professional Player: Puebla FC (Liga MX)
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Boys 2004 White, 2010 & 2011 Blue

Kingsley “Fifi” Baiden

Originally from Accra, Ghana
USSF C License
8+ Years Coaching Experience
Pepperdine University, Masters Degree
NCAA Division I College Player: University of California, Santa Barbara
Professional Player:
Columbus Crew (MLS)
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Girls 2007 Elite, White & 2012 Elite

Goffin ‘Gof’ Boyoko

Originally from Paris, France
USSF & French FA Licenses
Current UCSB Associate Head Women’s Coach Current Laguna Blanca School Staff
10+ Years Coaching Experience
Previous Santa Barbara CC Assistant Coach
Played youth soccer with Paris St. Germain
NCAA Division I College Player:
University of California, Santa Barbara
NAIA National All-American
National Team: French Youth National Team
Professional Player: Chicago Fire (MLS) U23
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Boys 2004 Elite & 2007 White

Ben Callon

Originally from Blackburn, England
USSF A & UEFA B Licenses
Previous Georgia Gwinnett Assistant Coach
Previous Baton Rouge Capitals Assistant Coach
Director of Coaching PAC, New Orleans
Director Norcross Academy, Atlanta
Atlanta Fire United Coaching Staff
20+ Years Coaching Experience
College Player: University of Rio Grande
NAIA National Champions & NAIA All American
Professional Player: Harrisburg City (USL)

Nelson Cestoni

Originally from Atascadero, CA
USSF C ‘Provisional’ License
Coached in Malmo, Sweden
15+ Years Coaching Experience
College Player: Cuesta College
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Boys 2013 Elite, 2011 Elite & 2008 Blue

Santiago Cortes

Originally from Turlock, CA
USSF C License
Current San Marcos HS Staff Coach
Previous Bishop Diego HS Staff Coach
10+ Years Coaching Experience
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Boys 2005 White

Hans Diaz

Originally from Bogota, Colombia
USSF C License
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
Previous San Marcos HS Coaching Staff
10+ Years Coaching Experience
College: National University of Colombia
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Girls 2009 & 2008 White & 2011 Elite

David Elias

Originally from Huntington Beach, CA
USSF C License
USSDA Goalkeeping Staff Experience
Current UCSB Women’s & Men’s
Assistant Coach
10+ Years Coaching Experience
Concordia University, Masters Degree
Division I College Player: CSUF
Professional Player: Thunder Bay Chill (USL-2)
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Boys MLS Goalkeeping Coach

Paul Freeman

Originally from Phoenix, AZ
35+ Years of Teaching & Coaching Experience
USSF C License
Santa Barbara City College Graduate
University of California, Santa Barbara
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Boys 2004 White

Christy Gates-Bowes

Originally from Brighton, UK
12+ Years Coaching Experience
The Open University, BS
USSF A Youth License
UEFA B License
FA Youth Module
Current UCSB Assistant Men’s Coach
Massachusetts Youth Soccer - Player Development Coach
Santa Barbara City College - Assistant Men’s Coach
Previous Brighton and Hove Albion FC - Development Center/Community Coach
Brighton, Hove and Sussex College

Boys 2008 & 2007 MLS

Tommy Gray

Originally from Middletown, NJ
USSF C License
15+ Years Coaching Experience
NCAA Division I College Player:
Rutgers University & Monmouth College
MAC Herman Trophy POY Watch List
Professional Player:
Drafted by Sporting Kansas City (MLS)
Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL)
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Boys 2006 White, 2007 Blue &
2009 White

Waid Ibrahim

Originally from Jasikan, Ghana
USSF License
USYSA National Youth License
Northwestern University, Masters Degree
8+ Years Coaching Experience
NCAA Division I College Player:
University of California, Santa Barbara
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Girls 2005 Elite

Jenny Jaggard

Originally from Minden, NV
USSF C Licenses
NSCAA Diploma
Westmont College Head Women’s Coach
Previous Chico State Assistant Coach
10+ Years Coaching Experience
Ohio University, Master’s Degree
NCAA Division II College Player:
Southwest Baptist University
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Girls 2002 Elite

Jeff ‘JJ’ Johnson

Originally from Fort Worth, Texas
USSF C License
NSCAA Premier Diploma
Previous Santa Barbara City College Staff
25+ Years Coaching Experience
NCAA Division 1 Player: UNC & UCSB
Professional Player:
Sacramento Knights (CISL)
Current SBSC Coaching Assignments:
Girls 2010 Elite, Boys 2011 White &
2009 Blue

Dylan Murphy

Originally from Newcastle, Australia
USSF License
Australian National Youth License
Current Dunn School Staff Coach
Previous Santa Barbara City College Staff
Previous CSUSB Assistant Coach
8+ Years Coaching Experience
CSUSB, Master’s Degree
Division I College Player: UCSB
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Boys Elite Assistant Coach

Willie Sims

Originally from Guatemala City, Guatemala
USSF C ‘Provisional’ License
NSCAA Futsal Diploma
Current Santa Barbara HS Coaching Staff
12+ Years Coaching Experience
NCAA Division I College Player: CSUN
NSCAA College National All-American
National Team: Guatemala
Professional Player:
New England Revolution (MLS)
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Girls 2009 & 2008 Elite

Sofia Smati

Originally from Toulouse, France
USSF C License
Current San Marcos HS Staff Coach
7+ Years Coaching Experience
Kinesiology Studies & Personal Trainer
NAIA College Player: Westmont College
Current SBSC Coaching Assignment:
Girls 2011, 2010 & 2003 White

Nick Webster

Originally from North London, England
35+ Years Coaching Experience
USSF A License
NSCAA Master Coach & Soccer
Leadership Diploma
NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
Las Vegas Lights (USL-Championship) Staff Coach
Current UCSB Women’s Assistant Coach
California State University, Dominguez Hills, BS
Concordia University, Masters in Leadership
Vice President of Adult Soccer for Cal South

Johnny Whallon

Originally from Boston, MA
USSF B License
NSCAA Premier Diploma
USSDA Staff Experience
Westmont College Men’s Assistant Coach
Previous Ventura Fusion Assistant Coach
15+ Years Coaching Experience
NCAA Division III Player: Wheaton College
Current SBSC Coaching Assignments:
Boys 2006 MLS Assistant

Matt Winecki

Originally from Hollywood, CA
USSF C License
USSDA Staff Experience
Previous Westmont College Staff
Previous Santa Barbara City College Staff
25+ Years Coaching Experience
Professional Player: France, Costa Rica,
Cardiff & Czech Republic
Current SBSC Coaching Assignments:
Boys 2012, 2010 & 2009 Elite

Rudy Ybarra

Originally from Santa Barbara, CA
USSF B License
Las Vegas Lights (USL) Assistant Coach
Westmont College Men’s Assistant Coach
USSDA Technical Director
Previous VF (USL-2) Head Coach
35+ Years Coaching Experience
Professional Player: LA Aztecs,
Tulsa Roughnecks, Memphis Rogues
Current SBSC Coaching Assignments:
Boys 2006 MLS & 2003 Elite

Brian Ziegenhagen

Originally from Manila, Philippines
USSF B License
15+ Years Coaching Experience (ECNL)
WSC Collegiate Player: Santa Barbara CC
Professional Player: Minnesota Kickers
Current SBSC Coaching Assignments:
Girls 2006 Eilte, 2006 White & 2004 Eilte