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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!!!
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”.
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playing for 14 years as a professional player with 12 of them in Switzerland with Servette FC and FC Sion in first and 2nd division. Didier has won 3 nationals cups and played for your swiss national team. In 2015 he came to the U.S. to play with OCSC 2 seasons and retired from playing in 2017, In 2018 he joined the OCSC coaching staff, and is now an assistant coach from the first team, along with coaching the reserve team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.