Meet Our Staff
Our staff has a strong commitment to serving the players and families at UDA. As a group we are diverse in our experiences and backgrounds but all have a common goal of providing high-quality coaching to student-athletes.
Meet Our Coach Mentors
Jeremy is a Salt Lake City native and he has been playing soccer since middle school. His satisfaction for coaching is implementing a style of play, he believes is shows cohesion and understanding between the players and that the group is learning and committed to the style. He has been coaching with UDA since 2016. Jeremy's nickname is ‘JP’ and the best piece of advice he has ever received has been “you cannot control what happens to you but you can control how you react.”
Libby was born and raised in Salt Lake City and she started playing soccer at the age of six. Libby’s satisfaction as a coach is watching players build confidence and skills to be successful and confident, especially into adulthood. She has been coaching with UDA since 2012. Her nickname is ‘Libs’. If she could eat anything for the rest of her life it would be ice cream and she would be happy living anywhere in the world as long as there is good food!
Elizabeth was born in Mexico and has played soccer since the age of 12. As a coach, she is most satisfied with seeing how much each player progresses as time goes by. She has been coaching with UDA since 2020. Her nickname is ‘Liz’ and if she can live anywhere in the world she would live in Spain.
Sasha was born in Sacramento, CA and he started playing soccer at seven years old. He is most satisfied when his players learn something new that makes them feel like a better soccer player and he started coaching to share the love of soccer with young players. Sasha has been coaching with UDA since 2014. His nickname is ‘Soccer Jesus’ and when he is not coaching or playing soccer he enjoys mountain biking.
Roy was born in Watsonville, California and he started playing soccer at five years old. Roy's teaching style is player centered, he allows the players to learn from mistakes while guiding them through their own self discovery. He started coaching with UDA in 2014. If he could live anywhere in the world it would be in London and he would sing to Los Tigre’s del Norte at karaoke night.
Carlos was born in Mexico City and was four years old when he started playing soccer. He enjoys coaching because he loves competition and winning but not more than he loves to see players develop. He has been coaching with UDA since 2016. Carlos' nickname is ‘Carlitos’ and if he could only eat one meal for the rest of his life it would be Shrimp Fried Rice.
Moises was born in Mexico and was 16 years old when he started playing soccer. His coaching style is developing the player by providing them with skills, technique, and work ethic that can help them on the field as well as in real life. He has been coaching with UDA since 2017. Moises nickname is “Coach Mo” and the best piece of advice he has received is “work hard if you want something in life.”
German was born in Mexico and he was six years old when he started playing soccer. When coaching he is satisfied with impacting lives as he gets involved with his players on and off the field. He cares about his players school work, chores, and treating their parents/peers/teachers etc. with the utmost respect. He has been coaching with UDA since 2019. Germans nickname is “Jr” and if he could live anywhere in the world he would choose Hawaii.