Carlos Gonzales

Email: carlos.gonzales@lagalaxyoc.com

Director of Coaching (GU12 – GU14)
G05 Premier
G04 Premier
G04 Gold
G03 Gold

I have a passion for the game of soccer and coaching.  Since my days of playing I have committed myself to giving back to the game and the community.  I have also continued my education in soccer as much as possible, so I can provide the best training environment for learning.  I believe in technical training, possession with a purpose style of soccer, strong defense, creative offense, teamwork and the freedom to play!

Licenses Held
USSF National “A” License
USSF Youth National License
NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
Certified AST Mental Strength Training Coach
Safe Sport Certified

Coaching Experience

  • US Soccer National Training Center Staff coach (Orange County, CA) 2016 – Current
  • US Club ID2 Coach (Southern California) 2016

Youth Club Coaching Experience:

  • LA Galaxy Orange County: Director of Coaching (GU12 – GU14) 2017 – present, Head Coach 2016 – present
  • West Coast Futbol Club:  Orange County, CA 2009-2016
  • Albion Soccer Club:   San Diego, CA 2000-2008

Womens Professional Coaching Experience:

  • USL W-League and WPSL (Women’s Premier Soccer League)
  • SD UNITED Asst. Coach: (WPSL) 2008
  • SD Sunwaves Asst. Coach: (Western Conference Champions – USL W-League) 2007

International Training Experience: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Pro Select International Training Director 2003-2005
  • Pro Select Head Coach and Trainer
  • Centro de Futbol Zico (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 2006, 2008
  • Petrobras FC (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 2005
  • AVAI FC (Florianopolis, Brazil) 2003
  • Centro de Futbol Zico (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 2002

College Playing Experience: University of San Diego Division I Men’s Soccer 1992-1996

  • * 1992 NCAA Division I National Finalist
  • 1992 West Coast Conference Champions
  • 1993 NCAA Division I Sweet Sixteen
  • 1994-1996 NCAA Division I Playoffs
  • 1995-1996 Team Captain

XTRA Soccer Training:
Owner/Program Director: 2010 – Present
XTRA Soccer Scoring Clinics 2014 – Present
Private Training: Graduates to University of Hawaii, USC, ASU, Sonoma State, Chapman, University of Chicago, Boise State, TCU, Colorado Boulder, Texas, Long Beach State, Air Force, UCSB, Boston Univ.

College Soccer Guide:  (Online course to help soccer players get recruited to play college soccer)
Owner/Creator:  2016 – Present