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Meet Our Team

Our Professional coaching staff led by our Director of Coaching, focuses on developing each player and each team, in the knowledge that continued well executed player focused training will lead to winning soccer games.

Board of Directors

LSSA Founder & President

Bryan Brown

Vice President

Clarence Franke

Board Member

Danny Trevino

VP of Field Operations

Ann Kuri

Board Member

Barry Burns

Administration Staff

Registrar & Administration

Monica Rheinberger

admin@lonestar-sc-sa.com

Work: 880-5772 ext. 2

  Director of Finance

Kathy Stoddard

accounting@lonestar-sc-sa.com

Work: 880-5772 Ext. 1

Marketing & Event Coordinator

Britt Borgia

admincoordinator@lonestar-sc-sa.com

Work: 880-5772 Ext. 2

   Registrar & Administration

Shokou Daneshmand

clubassistant3@lonestar-sc-sa.com

Work: 880-5772 Ext. 2

    Registrar & Administration

Jennifer Rios

clubassistant2@lonestar-sc-sa.com

Work: 880-5772 Ext. 2

  Director & Administration – Bilingual

Gabe Serda III

gserda@lonestar-sc-sa.com

Work: 880-5772 Ext. 2

Directors

Nick Hallam

Director of Coaching

Name:
Nick Hallam

Hometown:
Skegness, England (also known as Skeg Vegas)

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined as DOC in July 2012

Coaching Experience:
Austin United Capitals 1999-2009
Albion Hurricanes 2009-2012
STYSA ODP Staff 2005-2011
Region III ODP Staff 20011-2013
US Club Soccer PDP Staff 2015
NSCAA State Technical Director 2004-2009
US Soccer Training Center Staff 2015-present

Years Actively Coaching:
I began coaching in England in 1997. I moved to the US in 1999 with a soccer camp company and have been coaching consistently since then for a total of 20 years currently.

Qualifications:
I am currently on the new USSF A Youth License and should complete in December 2017. I hold: B license (2001), C License (2000) and the National Youth License (2002) from the United States Soccer Federation I also hold: Premier Diploma (2004), Advanced National Diploma (2003), National Youth Diploma (2007), Regional & National GK Diploma (2005), Director of Coaching Diploma (2008), Advanced Director of Coaching Diploma (2015) In addition I hold La Liga Methodology Level 3 (2016)

Coaching Achievements:
LS 02G Red SA US Club Soccer National Champions @ National Cup XVI Championship 2017
LS 01G Red SA US Club Soccer 3rd place @ National Cup XVI Championship 2017 LS 02G Red SA, LS 02B Red SA US Club Soccer NPL Finals appearance 2016
LS 97G Red SA Southern Regional Premier League Champions 2014, 2015
AHFC 96G & 97G USYS National League 2011
AHFC 95G, 96G & 97G Southern Regional Premier League 2010
AHFC 97G South Texas State Champions 2011, 2012
AHFC 96G South Texas State Champions 2012

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
Over 100 players played or playing college soccer. Texas Tech, Texas, West Virginia, Houston, SMU, TCU, ACU, St Edwards, LA Tech, UTSA, UIW, HBU, Emory, Trinity, UCSB.

Personal Playing Experience:
Semi Professional in UK: 1991-1999

Eric Johnson

Assistant Director of Coaching

Name:
Eric Johnson

Hometown:
Limerick, ROI

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined in 2016

Coaching Experience:
Belhaven College, 1996-97, Asst Men’s and Women’s Coach
MSA ODP Staff, 1996-97
Bethel College, 1998-99, Asst Men’s and Women’s Coach
TN ODP Staff, 1998-99
Mid-Continent College, 1999-00, Asst Men’s and Women’s Coach
University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2000-02, Asst Men’s Coach
Missouri ODP Staff, 2000-01
Leibe SC, St. Louis, MO, 2000-2002
Jackson FC, 2002-2008, Boys Director
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, 2003-2007
Houston Express SC, 2008-2016, Asst. Director of Coaching

Years Actively Coaching:
22 years

Qualifications:
NSCAA Premier Diploma
USYSA National Youth License
FAI Level 1 Cert
Footecon Diploma (Brazil)

Coaching Achievements:
2005 MSA Soccer Coach of the Year
2005 Nominated for USYSA National Coach of the Year
2006 MHSAA Coach of the Year
Won numerous State Championships in Mississippi and South Texas
Advancing Teams to Region 3 Championships, National League Competition and Showcase Events such as Disney Showcase, Las Vegas Showcase, Raleigh Shootout, Dallas Cup, and others

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
100+

Personal Playing Experience:
Belhaven College,1994-1997
Jackson Chargers, 1994-1997
Nashville Metros, 1998-1999

Dennis Bryan

PPD - Junior Program

Name:
Dennis Bryan

Hometown:
New Braunfels, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
7 years

Coaching Experience:
Austin Lonestar Soccer Club
Austin United Capitals Soccer Club
Lions FC
University of the Incarnate Word

Years Actively Coaching:
19 years

Qualifications:
USSF D
Advance Regional license

Coaching Achievements:
US Club National Cup - 2017 (00G Red SA Finalist)
USYS - 2017 South Texas State Cup Champions (06G Red SA)
US Club NPL Finals - 2016 (01G Red SA)

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
25

Personal Playing Experience:
Played in the USISL League with the Austin Lonestar
University of the Incarnate Word

Diana Driggers

PDD - West Program

Name:
Diana Driggers

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
8 years

Coaching Experience:
TLU
St. Mary's University
AC Storm
XLR8
Premier FC
CE
Holmes HS
Clark HS

Years Actively Coaching:
20+ years

Qualifications:
National Youth License
USSF National C License

Coaching Achievements:
Winning the District Championship
Competing in State Playoffs,
Teams earning the opportunity to play at the next level, and players being asked to play at the next level.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
100+

Personal Playing Experience:
Played GK for UIW 1990-1992
Played on STX ODP team 1987-1989

David Garcia - Hevia

PDD - Jr. Academy

Name:
David Garcia Hevia

Hometown:
Mexico City, Mexico

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined club staff in 2014

Coaching Experience:
2 Seasons Coaching with the Rhinos Professional Youth Program
1 Season Byron-Bergen Varsity and JV team
1 Season Finger Lakes College
3 weeks training in Spain with Valencia FC, Villarreal FC, Malaga FC, Granada FC, Almeria FC, Murcia FC & Melilla FC.
1 Season of Alfred University Technical assistant
11 Seasons of coaching in Rochester Futbol Club (U6-U18) Premier Soccer
16 Seasons of coaching New York West (U10-U18) Premier Soccer
3 Seasons of Director of Coaching and Player Development Brockport Soccer Club (U6-U18)
2 Seasons of Director of Player Development Calloway United Soccer Academy
1 Season of Harley Allendale Columbia High School Soccer (Champion)
2 Seasons New York West State champion
3 Seasons New York West Finalist Founder of Addsoccer

Years Actively Coaching:
20+ years

Qualifications:
Soccer coaching Diploma, Spain 2012
Director of Coaches National Diploma 2012
B National License 2006
Youth National License 2010
Bronze international Coaching License ICA 2003
C National License 2002
D National License 2000
E National License 1999

Coaching Achievements:
2 Seasons New York West State champion
3 Seasons New York West Finalist 1
5 times Youth Tournament champion
12 times League champion
Founder of Addsoccer

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
Over 100

Personal Playing Experience:
Playing Experience Soccer player since I was 5 years old
Played in Mexico premier youth teams all the way to 4-year college
Successfully 4-year soccer career at ITESM College in Mexico
1985 played with Cruz Azul professional practice team
Played Men’s 1st 2nd and 3rd Division semi-professional soccer.

Gabe Serda

Assistant PDD - West Program

Biography

Coach Gabe comes to Lonestar SC-SA with wealth of coaching experience. He currently holds an ``E`` license and completed his ``D`` license at the end of 2013. His focus is on our player's long term development. Gabe is a player favorite who gets the most out of our children both physically and mentally. His overall goal is to enhance soccer and life skills with our player's so that they may be great/successful individuals off the field while developing them to play at the highest level on the field.

Associated Teams

Lonestars 04B Red West SA
Lonestars 01B White SA
Lonestars 98B White SA

Licenses

USSF ``E`` License

Pete Palomino

NEYSO PDD & Staff Coach

Name:
Pete Palomino

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2016

Coaching Experience:
2006-2007 Charlotte, North Carolina North Mecklenburg Soccer Club (Current)-Carolina Rapids
2007-2008 San Antonio, TX Classic Elite Soccer Club
2009-2010 San Antonio, TX Tigres Storm/ (Inception) Lonestar SA SC
2011-2012 San Antonio, TX San Antonio United Soccer Club
2013-2016 San Antonio, TX NEYSO Liberty Soccer Club

Years Actively Coaching:
11 years

Qualifications:
USSF National E, D, C
USSF National Youth License
NSCAA National Youth Diploma

Coaching Achievements:
Sharing the passion and nuances of the game with our future generations.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
11+

Personal Playing Experience:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte 2002-2006
2006- All Mid Atlantic
2006- All Conference Atlantic 10

Carolina Dynamo PDL 2005-2006
2006 -- USL PDL Regular Season National Champions
2006 – USL PDL South Atlantic Division Champions
2006 – USL PDL Southern Conference Finalists
2006- USL PDL U.S. Open Cup Prize Winners (4th Round) Loss Houston Dynamo

Alamo Aztec Warrior PASL 2008 - 2010
South Central Division Finalist
Las Vegas National Finalist

Corinthians FC NPSL 2013 - Oct 2014
San Antonio Men's Semi-Pro team
-Player/Assistant Coach

Ian Johnson

Assistant PDD - Junior East

Name:
Ian A. Johnson

Hometown:
Grimsby, United Kingdom

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
6 years

Coaching Experience:
Georgia
Washington State
New Jersey
England

Years Actively Coaching:
24 years

Qualifications:
UEFA B
FA License
FA Prelims
Junior Team managers FA
USSF D
USSF E
USSF F

Coaching Achievements:
Many players going to college, Winning championships, Tournaments.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
Many in England, Also some in New jersey, Washington State & Georgia

Personal Playing Experience:
Pro trials in UK
Played Semi pro in UK
Played in college
Played Saturday & Sunday leagues in UK

Lonestar Staff Coaches

Julien Brown-Latham

Latham Staff Coach

Name:
Julien Brown-Latham

Hometown:
Brampton, Ontario

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined club staff Fall of 2016

Coaching Experience:
NEYSO Liberty

Years Actively Coaching:
6 Years

Qualifications:
USSF ``D`` license

Coaching Achievements:
Awarded Graduate Assistant for UIW MSOC in summer of 2016
Currently coach 01B White SA East & 07B Black SA East

Personal Playing Experience:
Played 2 years at the UNC Charlotte (DI)
Played 2 years at the UIW (DII)
-2x Lonestar Conference Champions
-2012-2013 NCAA Elite 8
Played 2 season's with Corinthians FC SA (NPSL)
-2014 South Central Conference Runners Up
-2015 South Central Conference Regular Season Champions

Paulo Cid Deleon

Staff Coach

Licenses

USSF E
Goalkeeper level 1 Diploma
Goalkeeper level 2

Kristine Driggers

Staff Coach

Name:
Kristine Driggers

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined Club Staff in 2015

Coaching Experience:
Lonestar Soccer Club San Antonio

Years Actively Coaching:
2.5 years

Qualifications:
National Youth D Coaching License

Coaching Achievements:
Watching the kids evolve and grasp the concept as well as fall in love with the game. I love the lonestar philosophy of long term player development.

Personal Playing Experience:
Started when I was 6
Played for Lonestar SC SA
Played some college at UHV

Nick Torres

Staff Coach

Richard Jacinto

Staff Coach

Name:
Richard Jacinto

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2013

Coaching Experience:
02B AC Rebels 1997-2010
Texans Junior Academy 2011-2012

Years Actively Coaching:
20 years

Qualifications:
USSF National D License
USSF E License
Coerver Youth Diploma ( Dec 2011)
NSCAA Goalkeeper Level 1 Diploma (June 2013)
NSCAA Special Topics Diploma ``Reading the Game`` (July 2013)

Coaching Achievements:
Going to San Diego Surf Cup with the Rebels in 2009.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
10

Personal Playing Experience:
73' NEYSO Select
73' Austin Capitals
73' South Texas ODP
San Antonio Pumas 1995

Steve Abbott

Staff Coach

Name:
Steve Abbott

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2017

Coaching Experience:
2016-2017 Alamo City SC
2005-2016 Texans West SC (Academy Director)
1997-2002 Marine Base soccer league

Years Actively Coaching:
20 years

Qualifications:
USSF National C License
NYL
NSCAA Goal Keeping Level 1

Coaching Achievements:
I had many highlights throughout my coaching career that all included the success of my player’s development and self-improvement not only as a player but as a person. I had many teams that won tournaments and were very successful in their league but I do not measure the success of the players by that alone but rather themselves understanding the game and maturing.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
I've had several former players go on to play in college.

Personal Playing Experience:
My playing experience went from high school straight in to the Marine Corps where I played on the west coast throughout my military career.

Edgar Valdes

Staff Coach

Name:
Edgar A. Valdes

Hometown:
Modesto, California

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
6 years

Coaching Experience:
Lonestar Soccer Club- San Antonio

Years Actively Coaching:
8 years

Qualifications:
NSCAA Advance Regional Diploma

Coaching Achievements:
Focus on individual player development in a team base organization coaching technical and tactical phases of the game in a team session where most of the players are involved in each activity.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
2

Personal Playing Experience:
High school- played varsity soccer in Thomas Downey and Ronald Reagan High School
College/ university San Antonio College- played colligional Soccer. Universidad de Guadalajara- 1st división College Soccer.

Semi- professional Club America, Mexico City, México, 2nd división profesional Soccer.

Esteban Bayona

Staff Coach

Name:
Esteban Bayona

Hometown:
Bogota, Colombia

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
2 years

Coaching Experience:
Vuk FC

Years Actively Coaching:
17+ years

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in sports management
5 years as a professional athlete
17 years as a youth coach.

Coaching Achievements:
Helping young players understanding the fundamentals of team work, dedication, and ambition.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
6

Personal Playing Experience:
29 years

Enrique Mendez

Staff Coach

Licenses

USSF D
National Youth License

Garfield Pearcy

Staff Coach

Name:
Garfield Pearcy

Hometown:
Kingston, Jamaica

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined Club Staff in 2009

Coaching Experience:
Worked as U17 –U19 girls and U13 –U15 boys soccer coach with the Huntsville City Rockets Club. Huntsville, AL 1989 -1996
Soccer trainer for U12 – U13 girls with the Gwinnett Soccer Association (GSA) soccer club. Atlanta, Georgia 1997 - 2001
Atlanta United Fire Soccer Association recreational program and U10 - U11 boys academy coach at Atlanta United Fire Soccer Association. Atlanta, Georgia 2002 - 2007

Years Actively Coaching:
Over 25 years

Qualifications:
USSF C License

Coaching Achievements:
Head boys’ varsity soccer coach at Tower High School. Atlanta, GA The team had a 21 - 9 record after two seasons and advanced to the 2004 GHSA state playoffs for the first time in 24 years

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
8

Personal Playing Experience:
Member and captain of St. George’s High School varsity soccer team. Kingston, Jamaica.
Selected on high school city all-star team three years in a row. (1982-1985)
Member of the U19 Jamaica men’s National soccer team that prepared for CONCACAF Regional tournament in Trinidad. (1983-1984)
Member of the Cavaliers and Santos semi- professional soccer teams in Kingston, Jamaica. (1985 -1987)
Awarded soccer scholarship to attend Alabama A&M University (1987)

Eric Poulter

Staff Coach

Licenses

USSF E

David Cavazos

Goalkeeper Trainer

Name:
David W. Cavazos

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined club staff in 2014

Coaching Experience:
Director of Goalkeeping: Fusion FC
Olympic Development Program Region III GK staff
Our Lady of the Lake University Men's and Women's GK staff: NAIA
University of the Incarnate Word Women's GK Coach: NCAA D1
Athenians SC semi-professional women's soccer asst. Coach: WPSL

Years Actively Coaching:
Began Coaching in 1996

Qualifications:
NCAA Division 1
NAIA
USSF D
NSCAA 3 GK Certification

Coaching Achievements:
NAIA Nationals Playoffs

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
I encourage all players to progress to the highest level of soccer they are willing to attain.

Personal Playing Experience:
UIW College and Semi-Professional San Antonio Pumas
Played Men’s 1st 2nd and 3rd Division semi-professional soccer.

Jason Adkins

Staff Coach

Name:
Jason Adkins

Hometown:
San Antonio

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
2016- present

Coaching Experience:
Liberty SC 13-16
Lions FC 08-13
Classics Elite 02-08
Supras 01-02
Hammers 99-01
Antonian High School 01-02
Smithson Valley High School Head Girls 02- present

Years Actively Coaching:
19 Years

Qualifications:
USSF ``C`` license
National Youth License

Coaching Achievements:
Development of countless youth players to higher level programs
High school playoffs 14 out of 15 Years
8 district championships, 5 undefeated district titles.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
50-60 Players

Personal Playing Experience:
'79 Hammers 2 state titles
MacArthur High School 4 year letterman 2 times in state tournament
State and Regional ODP team
University of the Incarnate Word

Jason Dildy

Staff Coach

Name:
Jason Dildy

Hometown:
San Antonio

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Entering 2nd year

Coaching Experience:
Liberty SC

Years Actively Coaching:
4 years

Qualifications:
National F and E License

Personal Playing Experience:
Roosevelt and Smithson Valley High School
University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Charley Gilbert

Staff Coach

Name:
Charley Gilbert

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2017

Coaching Experience:
Dragons
Alamo City Soccer Club
Alamo Super 20 USL
Antonian College Prep.
St. George Episcopal School

Years Actively Coaching:
12 years

Qualifications:
National D License
National Youth License

Coaching Achievements:
Antonian College Prep. TAPPS final 4 appearances four years straight
Alamo Super 20 USL National ranked 10 and 5 in the two years coached

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
15-20

Personal Playing Experience:
4 year Varsity at Antonian College Prep. HS

Jacob Castilleja

Micro Academy East Coordinator

Name:
Jacob Castilleja

Hometown:
New Braunfels, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2016

Coaching Experience:
NBYSA Rec Coach

Years Actively Coaching:
4 years

Qualifications:
Current USSF F license, but will have USSF E on 8/20/2017
Bachelor’s of Exercise and Sports Science from Texas State University.

Personal Playing Experience:
Club- Lions FC High School- New Braunfels H.S. (3-year Varsity starter, 1st team all-district, 1st team all-region senior year) College- Concordia University Men’s Soccer

Nathan Gavin

Staff Coach

Name:
Nathan Gavin

Hometown:
Dallas, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Joined club staff in 2017

Coaching Experience:
PWSI (Virginia)
Churchland Soccer Club (Virginia)
United States Armed Forces Team

Years Actively Coaching:
11 Years

Qualifications:
USSF ``D`` license

Coaching Achievements:
Coaching the US Armed Forces team at the 2015 World Military Olympics in South Korea and at the 2017 Military World Cup in Muscat, Oman.

Personal Playing Experience:
34 years playing club, collegiate and for the US Armed Forces team

Enrique Serda

Staff Coach

Name:
Enrique Serda

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2013

Coaching Experience:
Coached high school soccer (6 years)
Youth Coach at ACYSO

Years Actively Coaching:
10 years

Qualifications:
USSF D
USSF E

Coaching Achievements:
Watching young children develop the love for the game through their development.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
Unsure

Personal Playing Experience:
20+ years

Randy Holland

Staff Coach

Biography

Randy comes to the Lonestar SC SA with 14 years of training in the San Antonio area. Graduated from the University of Incarnate Word with a bachelor degree in Kinesiology

Associated Teams

Lonestars 02B Black SA
Lonstars 99B Red SA
Girls Jr. Academy

Licenses

National D
USFF ````D```` License
Currently pursuing a National C

Christopher Olvera

Staff Coach

Name:
Christopher Olvera

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
Fall 2017

Coaching Experience:
I've spent 14 years coaching at ASP/CC, the last 5 with Alamo City.

Years Actively Coaching:
14 years

Qualifications:
USSF D

Coaching Achievements:
Working with teams and players that have worked their way from Recreational to Division 1 level soccer.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
6

Personal Playing Experience:
Division 1 Collegiate Water Polo - US Naval Academy
San Antonio Soccer Association Men's League

Louis Lopez

Staff Coach

Name:
Louis Lopez

Hometown:
Modesto, California

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
5 years

Coaching Experience:
Coached DOD Okinawa, Japan 2yrs 1998-2000,
on/off coach independent teams.

Years Actively Coaching:
12 years

Qualifications:
USSF E license

Coaching Achievements:
Witnessing players develop and grow on and off the field.

Personal Playing Experience:
Local Adult Mens Team
1998-2000 Team PACAF Base Team US Airforce
S2-D1 Independent team

Zach Brewer

Name:
Zack Brewer

Hometown:
Argyle, TX

Tenure with Club/Joined club staff:
August 2017

Coaching Experience:
Men and women's Goalkeeper coach for Our Lady of the Lake university

Years Actively Coaching:
3 years

Qualifications:
United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeper Diploma 1

Coaching Achievements:
Watching my players receive awards for their hard work and dedication. Love seeing players succeed on and off the field.

Number of Player’s who’ve gone on to play College Soccer:
I have only previous coached at the college level

Personal Playing Experience:
Division 1 at Jacksonville University
Division 2 at McMurry University
NAIA at Our Lady of the Lake University