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:
2013, 2012 & 2009 White Girls

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:
2014 White, 2010 White & 2007 Blue Boys

Rony Argueta

Originally from CA
USSF C & Tovo Institute Licenses
University of California, Santa Barbara, B.S. Mechanical Engineering
NCAA Division I player at UCSB
Coaching Experience with Tovo Academy, BVB International & Pride SC
7+ Year of Coaching Experience
Professional Player: Switchbacks FC, USL Championship

Michael Akintioye

Originally from Heisingborg, Sweden
USSF D Licensed Coach
College, Santa Barbara City College
College, Antioch University
All League First Team Selection
Over 10+years of Club Coaching Experience
2007 White & 2005 Elite Boys

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:
2013 Elite & 2005 Elite Girls

Ivan Becerra

Originally from CA
USSF C License
College, University of California, Santa Barbara
Club Coach, Santa Barbara SC
Previous High School Coach, Bishop San Diego
MLS Professional Player: Columbus Crew
2009 White Girls

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:
2013 Elite, 2011 Elite & 2008 Blue Boys

Greg Curry

Originally from Sacramento, CA
USSF B License
NCAA Division I National Champion player at UCSB
College Coaching Experience at UCSB & Sacramento State
15+ Year of Coaching Experience
Professional Player: San Jose Earthquakes, MLS
2015/16 Elite Boys

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:
2012 Elite, 2011 White & 2008 White Girls

Tovi Eliasen

Originally from Pleasanton, CA
Boys MLS Next Strength and Conditioning Coach
Westmont College Men's Soccer Coach 9+ years
USC (NSCAA) Advanced National Diploma
USC (NSCAA) Goalkeeper Diploma

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:
2008 White Boys

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
2010 & 2009 Elite Boys

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:
2014 Elite, 2012 White & 2006 Elite Boys

Brian Hessinger

Originally from New Jersey
USSF Licensed Coach
Collegiate Player
Coaching Experience with Monmouth Youth Soccer
15+ Year of Coaching Experience
2012, 2013 & 2014 Blue Boys

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:
2005 Elite Girls

Jenny Jaggard

Originally from Nevada BA Southwest Baptist University Master of Science, Ohio University USSF C Licensed Coach Collegiate Head Coach, Westmont College Coaching Experience with college, high school & club 15+ Year of Coaching Experience 2006 Elite Girls

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:
2012 Elite, 2011 White, 2009 White Boys

Lauren Matthias

Originally from Menifee, CA
Played & graduated from Westmont (B.S. Kinesiology)
Concordia University, Irvine (Masters in Coaching & Athletic Administration)
Current Assistant Coach & Goalkeeper Coach, for Westmont Women's Soccer (3rd year)

Andrew Montengro

Originally from Ventura, CA
California Lutheran University, BA
Azusa Pacific University, MS
USSF “A” License
US Soccer Coach Educator License
United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma
Current UCSB Women’s Assistant Coach
Previous Eagles, RSC, LAFC Program Director 20+ years
College Player: UC Davis and California Lutheran University

Ameyawu Muntari

Originally from Accra, Ghana USSF Licensed Coach College, Santa Barbara City College College, University of California, Santa Barbara All League & Conference First Team Selection Over 7+years of Club Coaching Experience 2014 Elite, 2011 White, 2010 Elite Girls

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:
MLS Assistant

Patrick ‘Patty’ Teheng Mahon

5+ Year of Coaching Experience Current UCSB Assistant Coach
2011 Blue & 2010 White Boys

Edwin Portillo

Originally from CA USSF C Licensed Coach Coaching Experience with LA Galaxy & Chivas USA Over 20+ Years of Youth Coaching Experience Previous San Marcos High School Coach Saprissa (Costa Rica) U20, U17, U15 2020
2007 Elite, 2007 White & 2006 White Girls

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:
2010 Elite & 2008 Elite Girls

Paul Stumpf

Originally from CA
Graduate of San Diego State
Graduate studies, Humbolt State
USSF & NSCAA Licensed Coach
Collegiate Head Coach, UCSB
Club Coaching Experience Santa Rosa & Sonoma
25+ Year of Coaching Experience
2009 Girls

Johnny Whallon

Originally from Boston, MA
USSF A 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:
2006 Elite Boys

Alex Zermeno