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OUR TEAM OF COACHES

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Credentials

  • USSF Academy Director's License

  • USSF A /

  • 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 soccer coach

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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Credentials

  • Primary School Teaching Certification 

Coaching Experience

  • Sheriffs FC coach 2019 to present

  • DSAL Grassroots Volunteer coach 2014 - 2017

  • DSAL Afterschool Soccer Program coach 2016 - 2018

Playing Experience

  • Top Level player from 1999 to 2001 in the third, second and first national division categories of Guatemala. I was also part of the second division teams Peñafor and Cubulco between 2002 and 2006. ***Mixco***

 

Other  Experience

  • Was a primary school teacher for 10 years and was a director for 6 years. I was also a basic strength trainer for a cement progress program for 5 years.

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Credentials

  • AA certificate in Kinesiology/Wellness 


 

 

Coaching Experience

  • Sheriffs FC Head Coach (2021-Present)

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

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

Osvaldo Chavez soccer coach

Credentials

  • USSF F license

  • USSF Intro Grassroots

  • USSF 9v9 Grassroots


 

Coaching Experience

  • DSAL Head Coach 2014B, 2012B teams. GK coach  (2021-2023) 

  • 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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Coaching Experience

  • Sheriffs FC head coach 2018 to present

  • DSAL Grassroots Volunteer coach 2023

  • DSAL Afterschool Soccer Program coach 2018 - 2023

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Ariel Quinonez 
 aquinonez
@sheriffsfutbolclub.org

Coaching Experience

  • Sheriffs FC head coach 2023 to present

  • DSAL Grassroots Volunteer coach 2023

  • DSAL Afterschool Soccer Program coach 2023

Coaching Experience

  • Sheriffs FC head coach 2023 to present

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Credentials 

  • USSF 4v4 License

  • USSF 7v7 License

  • USSF 9v9 License

  • USSF 11v11 License

  • *Grassroots Referee Certification

Credentials 

  • USSF 4v4 License

  • USSF 7v7 License

  • USSF 9v9 License

  • USSF 11v11 License

  • *Grassroots Referee Certification

Credentials 

  • USSF 4v4 License

  • USSF 7v7 License

  • USSF 9v9 License

  • USSF 11v11 License

  • *Grassroots Referee Certification

Coaching Experience

  • Sheriffs FC head coach 2018 to present

  • DSAL Grassroots Volunteer coach 2023

  • DSAL Afterschool Soccer Program coach 2018 - 2023

Coaching Experience

Coach for Oakland International SC from 2008 to 2012

Coach/ Assistant Coach at Albion SC from 2022 to 2023

Coach at SLUFC in 2023

Coach at SHERRIFS FC.

Playing Experience

Played for AZTECAS, Oakland SC (1994-2002)

Played at Fremont High School in Oakland in 2003

​Other Experience

Worked in after school program with students from K - 8th. Created fun activities while running the afternoon school programs.

Coaching Experience

  • Sheriffs FC head coach 2018 to present

  • DSAL Grassroots Volunteer coach 2023

  • DSAL Afterschool Soccer Program coach 2018 - 2023

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