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NEIL ARMOUR

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR  | BOYS DOC

USSF National “B” License
UEFA “B” License

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20 years at WCFC as a Head Coach. Over 148 tournament championships won and many State and National events. Helped both girls and boys at WCFC reach their goal in becoming collegiate players and earning them Scholarship dollars. Playing Experience: Played professionally in Europe for several years and was the youngest American to sign a professional contract with a European club at age 17 back in 1984. I currently hold a Yugoslav Soccer Federation A License and a USSF D license. 
Family: Married for over 30 years with four beautiful children. Three of them went through the WCFC program as players. 
My number one saying that I share with all my players is “what is the most important thing you do on a soccer field or in life “?
Answer: The next thing you do!!!

NICK CUCUK

COACH -ECNL

Yugoslavian National License
USSF National “D” License

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He has had the honor of selecting, coaching and managing a team from the best players in the California south leagues to represent the Olympic Development teams (ODP) to 2 National Championships (assistant coach with G84 and head coach for G85) and 4 Regional Championships (G84 & G85), and has been responsible for directing soccer courses for California south district 2 to teach and examine prospective coaches ('F','E','D' and YM 6.8 and 10).

 

Platini is currently a professional licensed Academy Director Licensed/Director of Coaching and Girls Programs for the West Coast Futbol Club (Nike Surf Soccer Nation Club) and continues to direct the Best College Soccer Camps each summer. In addition, he was also the head coach for the WPSL West Coast FC team. In the US his reputation is well known as one of the best Academy Directors, expert instructors, coaches, Scout/private trainers to help players to achieve their dream to play for National teams, professional leagues and D1 universities.

PLATINI SOAF

Academy Director License

ECRL Director | US Soccer “A” License

USSF Expert Mentor SheBelieves USSF "A” Senior License | Girls Technical Director/DOC 

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Hailing from Western Massachusetts, Bryan Phillips brings both personal and professional athletic experience to West Coast FC. Following graduation from Greenfield High School as a 4-Sport Varsity letterman, Mr. Phillips served in the United States Army. He then spent time as a professionally sponsored athlete who competed at the highest level. Mr. Phillips has 20+ years of soccer coaching experience both at the High School, College, and elite club soccer levels. Mr. Phillips currently holds a National B license and has received the United Soccer Coaches “Youth Coach Award of Excellence”.

BRYAN PHILLIPS

West Coast FC South Program Director

Director of Junior Champions

USSF “B” License

Boys ECNL Administrator 

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JOSH STRINGER

Boys Youngers Director

USSF National “A” License

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JOSH HILL

Boys College Director

USSF National “A” License

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Didier Crettenand is a three-time national swiss cup champion with fourteen years as a professional futbol player. During his twelve years with Servette FC and FC Sion, Didier secured a spot on the swiss national team before coming to the U.S. In 2015 to play with OCSC. After two successful seasons with OCSC, Didier decided to hang up his jersey and retire in 2017.  With his love and passion for the sport, he joined the OCSC coaching staff and is now an assistant coach for the first and reserve teams. 

Didier Crettenand

USSF National “C” License

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VICTOR NOGUEIRA

Goalkeeper & Youngers Coordinator

USSF National “B” License

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Coach Kim is a southern California native who played for several clubs in the area including winning a State Championship with her U19 team. She played 4 years of Varsity soccer at Troy High School in Fullerton, was on the U16 and U19 Cal South ODP teams, the U19 ODP regional team, and received a 4-year scholarship to play for Cal Berkeley. She holds a USSF C license and United Soccer Coaches National Diploma. She has coached at the elite club level for 14 years in Michigan, Colorado, and California. She is a former family therapist who specialized in working with abused children and currently is a business coach helping former athletes build or grow their own small businesses.

KIM BRADY

USSF “C” License, NSCAA National Diploma

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JERRY KEELER

USSF National “C” License

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Ian McLaughlin

USSF National “C” License

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Coaching soccer for over 25 years at various levels (youth, collegiate, and professional).  Taila holds a USSF National B License and the United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA) National Diploma. Earned his BA in International Business Administration from United States International University. Currently, the head coach for the men's soccer program at San Diego Mesa College and the head coach for the women's semi-pro team San Diego Strikers who compete in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL).

Previous Playing Experience: Played indoor soccer professionally for the San Diego Sockers and in Puebla, Mexico. I attended and played for two years at United States International University and two years at SD Mesa College.

Ray Taila

DPL Coordinator 

USSF B License

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Doug is a Child of God and is the father of two girls, Sami and Abbi, and two sons names Pete and Penny. Graduating from UCLA and playing 8 years of professional indoor soccer has given Doug the expertise of being an excellent coach for 30 + years.

DOUG SWANSON

Girls Administrator

USSF National “A” License

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Chuck is blessed to be married to Danielle and has two wonderful adult children, Nicholas and Natalie. Grateful for the experience of playing four years of collegiate soccer at and graduating from UCSB, volunteering at a youth charity, owning a small business, and coaching and working with phenomenal groups of players and families for over 25 years, Chuck is focused on using these blessings to create a positive learning environment for the development of each player and person on his teams.

CHUCK SWANSON

USSF National “E” License

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DANIEL PASK

USSF National “B” License

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Mark Crawford

USSF National "B" License

Born in Belgrade, Serbia, Coach Alex learned his first soccer steps playing futsal pickup games with older players. At age 11, he joined the Partizan Soccer Club Youth Academy, playing tournaments in many different european countries. At the age of 15, Alex became the youngest-ever member of the Serbian National Team. Turning Pro at age 21, Alex joined the New York Express and later completed his professional career playing for the San Diego Sockers. In retirement, Alex is honored as one of the "San Diego Sockers Legends" for his success on the field. Coach Alex continues to promote the game, participating in numerous appearances, clinics, and camps throughout the soccer community. 

Alex Filipovic

USSF National “B” License

Younger Girls Director

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ALEK CUCUK

USSF National “E” License

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The world today is a confusing place for many children. The sports field can be a safe and secure sanctuary for kids who need it. Tony believes that the coach/player relationship is a beautiful thing. His coaching style creates this through fun game-specific activities, skills development, and life skills education. Kids step off the field of play knowing they have what it takes to play the game and take on the challenges of life.

Tony Everett

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After spending the last 7 years as the Assistant Coach and Goalkeeper Coach at NCAA Division 1 Loyola Marymount University, Coach Mike has transitioned into a new role as the Director of Soccer and Associate Director of Admissions at Orange Lutheran High School.At LMU, Mike coached two WCC Goalkeepers of the Year in Paul Blanchette and Jacob Jackson. For their time, both goalkeepers set LMU season and career records in shutouts. In Mike's last season, LMU won the WCC Championship, going undefeated, giving up only 2 goals in an amended season due to COVID. During his tenure at LMU, Mike served as a key member of the coaching and recruiting staff, recruiting numerous nationally recognized recruiting classes and was recognized in 2021 as part of the United Soccer Coaches Western Region Staff of the Year.

Mike Osegura.

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Rich Gomez

USSF National “C” License