Youth Coaching Staff

U-19: Eder Quintanilla – A former professional player in Spain, he has coached at the youth ranks in England, Mexico and at Wake Forest.

 

U-17: Mario Fernandez – After a playing career in Spain and Italy, he spent seven years coaching in Europe before moving back to his native California to join the Quakes staff.

 

U-15: Paul Holocher – A member of the 1996 San Jose Clash, he previously served as the head coach at UC Santa Cruz and Cal Poly SLO. He is also the Director of Formation for U12-U15 age groups.

 

U-14: Steve Sosa – A former U.S. Youth National Team player, Sosa played in the U-17 World Cup for the United States and has most recently served as the Academy Director for the SF Glens Evolution after being an assistant coach at USF.

 

U-13: Dan DeGeer/Mark Christie – A former MLS Draft pick, DeGeer most recently served as the technical director for the Star Academy after assistant coaching roles at USF and SF State.

 

U-12: Mark Christie – The former technical director of the De Anza Force, he also served in leadership capacities with Barcelona Bay Area and the Red Star Soccer Academy, an official youth partner of Ajax.