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meet our staff

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth soccer experience possible! We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished coaches and administrators. Read the bios below to learn more about your coach and other leaders in our community.

Bryan Holland

Executive Director
[email protected]
(916) 303-3008 

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Educational Background

·      American River College, Liberal Arts-AA

·      University of Southern New Hampshire, Sports Management-BS (In progress)

·      University of Delaware, Advanced Director of Coaching Certificate

·      University of Delaware, Master Coach Diploma (In progress)


Coaching Credentials

·      United States Soccer Federation, Grassroots Instructors License, 2020

·      United States Soccer Federation, National "B" Coaching License, 2017

·      United Soccer Coaches, Premier Diploma, 2015

·      United Soccer Coaches, Director of Coaching Diploma, 2012

·      United States Soccer Federation, National Youth License, 2012

·      Coerver Youth Diplomas 1&2, 2012

·      TOVO Institute, Barcelona, 2019

·      UEFA “C” License, Ireland FA (In progress)

Sarah Fawcett

Director of Player Development & Programs
[email protected]
(916) 540-8163

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Elite Coaching Experience in England, Australia & Northern California

Coaching Credentials

  • Ohio University, Master of Science - Sports Science & Recreation (concentration in soccer coaching)
  • UEFA B Diploma
  • USSF National A Youth License
  • USSF National B License
  • NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1
  • Level 1 Football Association Award
  • Level 2 Football Association Award
  • NSCAA Futsal Level 1
  • Football Association Youth Award (Module 1, 2 and 3)
  • The FA Emergency First Aid
  • The FA Safeguarding Children Award
  • Member of the Football Association Coaches Club
  • Strength and Conditioning Level 1
  • US Soccer SheChampions Mentorship Program (one of 23 female candidates across the USA)




Karel Prochazka

Lead Coach

UEFA B Diploma
BA in Kinesiology CSUS
NFHS Coaching Certification
Coerver Coaching Academy Youth Diploma 1


Danny Vogt

Lead Coach

United Soccer Coaches National Diploma
Coerver Coaching Academy Youth Diploma 1

Sophia Garza

Lead Coach

US Soccer Grassroots 4 v 4 & 7 v 7
17 Years of Playing experience
4 Years playing ECNL for San Juan Soccer Club & Pleasanton Rage
2 Years playing for San Jose Earthquakes Development Academy 

Malaika Alex 

Lead Coach

US Soccer Grassroots 4 v 4 & 7 v 7
2004 Davis Legacy ECNL player


Ed Rios

Lead Coach

Over 18 years coaching in Sacramento both youth & adult ages 10-21+

Highlands High (varsity boys & girls), Foothill High (varsity girls), Mesa Verde High
4 years Coerver coaching 
NSCAA (USC) National Diploma
USSF “E” & “D” Coaching License
NFHS Coaching credential



Marc Thomas

Lead Coach

Coerver Coaching Academy Youth Diploma 1
United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching (DOC)
United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeper Level 1 and 2
United Soccer Coaches National Diploma
US Soccer Federation C License