OUR TEAM OF COACHES

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Cristian Coloma
 
soccer@acdsal.org

Experience

  • Sheriffs FC coach 2019 to present

  • DSAL Grassroots Volunteer coach 2014 - 2017

  • DSAL Afterschool Soccer Program coach 2016 - 2018

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Matheus Menezes
 Mmenezes@acdsal.org

Credentials

  • USSF C

  • UEFA C Ongoing

  • NSCAA National Diploma

  • ACF Fiorentina Advanced Diploma

     

Experience

  • San Ramon FC: Staff Coach, Recreational Program Manager, Futsal Coach

  • DV High School: Varsity Asst & JV Head Coach

  • Diablos Futsal: Girls Technical Director
    Livermore Fusion SC: U8-U12 Technical Director, NPL Coach

  • Atletico Futsal: Technical Director

  • Oakland SC: Director of Coaching

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Angel Alcala
 aalcala@acdsal.org

Credentials

  • AA certificate in Kinesiology/Wellness 


 

Experience

  • Sheriffs FC Head Coach (2021-Present)

  • OSC : Youth Assistant Soccer Coach (2018-2020)

  • CRECE Oakland Soccer Club Volunteer youth soccer coach (2017-2018)

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Glenn Van Straatum
gvanstraatum@acdsal.org
 

Credentials

  • USSF Academy Director's License

  • USSF A

  • UEFA B

  • Norcal Frans Hoek DOC Course 

     

Coaching Experience

  • Academy Director, Technical Director, DOC for Bay Oaks (now East Bay United SC) for 16 years

  • Head Coach, California Victory in USL Division 1 (Professional)

  • Asst Coach, University of San Francisco (D1 College)

  • Head Coach, Merritt College ( Community College) 

     

Playing Experience
 

  • Played for the University of San Francisco, NCAA Champions in 1978 and 1980,  inducted into the USF Hall of Fame in 2015

  • Captain, U23 and U19 Surinam National Team, and member of the Surinam Natio team 1977-78

  • Played for Transvaal in Surinam - two-time Concacaf Club champions

  • Semi Professional in SF in the 1980s for Greek Americans, Hellas, SFIAC, and SF Glens



​Board Experience
 

  • Served on the Norcal Premier Board for 6 years helping start and grow the Norcal Premier NPL College Showcase

  • Served on the Jack London Youth Soccer League for 7 years creating new grassroots programs for all JL clubs, helping cement a long-term relationship for use of turf stadiums at COA and Merritt for JL

Oscar Escobar

Oscar Escobar
oescobar@acdsal.org

Credentials

  • USSF C License Candidate

  • USSF D License 

  • USSF 11v11 Grassroots 

  • USSF 9v9 Grassroots 

  • USSF 7v7 Grassroots 


 

Coaching Experience

  • MLS Next Academy Coach at Lamorinda SC

  • Women’s Soccer Coach at El Cerrito High School

  • Coach at Barrio Mexico Soccer School in Costa Rica

  • Head Coach at Tottenham Hotspur East Bay

     

Playing Experience
 

  • Played college soccer at College of Marin

  • Played and captained varsity high school soccer at Albany High, CA

  • Played competitive soccer at Mavericks Soccer Club in Berkeley, CA
     

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Osvaldo Chavez
ochavez@acdsal.org

Credentials

  • USSF F license

  • USSF Intro Grassroots

  • USSF 9v9 Grassroots


 

Coaching Experience

  • Assistant Coach/ Team Manager at NorCal Fremont Rush (2018-2019)

  • Head Coach at Sheriffs FC (since 2021-)



Playing Experience
 

  • Union City Soccer Club -(participated in NorCal)

  • Ballistic United Soccer Club -(participated in NorCal Premier, State Cup)

  • Santa Clara Sporting -(participated in CalNorth, State Cup, CalNorth Regionals 2018, Dallas Cup 2018, NPL Champions League, NPL 1 Champions in 2017)

  • Semi-Pro NorCal Fremont Rush Men -(participated in NSL Pacific Division)

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Nicole Valdovinos
nvaldovinos@acdsal.org

Credentials

  • coming soon


 

Experience

  • coming soon

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Victor Garcia
vgarcia@acdsal.org

Credentials

  • coming soon 


 

Experience

  • coming soon

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Credentials

  • 2020 Graduate of University of San Francisco Theology and Religious Studies

  • 4-Time WCC All Conference Player Award Winner for the University of San Francisco

  • Set Single Season Record with 11 Assists in 2018


 

Coaching Experience

  • USF Women's Camp Coach 2016-2020 for Jim Millinders Girls Soccer Camp Youth ages 5-14

  • USF Men's Soccer Camp Coach 2018-219 For Eddie Sotto’s Boys Soccer Camp Youth ages 5-14

  • Private instructor for youth ages 5-14 in Lathrop, CA developing and implementing soccer skills for River Islands Youth Soccer.

     

Playing Experience
 

  • USF Women's Soccer team 2016-2020

  • Captain of the USF Women’s Soccer team from 2019-2020

  • All Region Player for USF Women's Soccer Team 2020

  • Portland Thorns Trial Player for the 2020 Pre-Season



Administrative Experience

  • Miciah has been able to tie in her extensive soccer experience and administrative background to bring to DSAL Soccer.