Almaden Futbol Club

Coach Daniel Ornelas

Age

48 years old

Years with Almaden FC

1+ years

Hometown

San Jose, California

Coaching Qualifications

 

-  NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (USSF B License Equivalent)

-  NSCAA National Diploma (USSF C License Equivalent)

-  NorCal Premier International Certificate

-  NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

-  NSCAA National Goalkeeper Diploma

-  NSCAA National Youth Diploma

-  NFHS High School Coaching Certificate

-  CYSA National D Coaching License

-  USSF Grade 8 Referee License

-  PCA Coach of the Year 2006:  Sunnyvale Soccer Alliance Soccer Club

 

Coaching Experience

 

-  Director of Coaching – Field of Dreams Soccer (2008-Current)

-  Head Coach for AFC Mercury Black and White 04 U8 (2013)

-  Head Coach and AGT for SASC U8B Age Group (2013)

-  Head Coach for AFC Mercury Black 02 U9 Boys (2012)

-  Head Trainer for SASC 03 Age Group (2012)

-  Head Coach for SASC Extreme 99 White U12 Girls (2008-2011) 

-  Head Coach for SASC Extreme 99 Black U12 Girls (2010)

-  Asst Coach for SASC Extreme 99 Red U12 Girls (2008-2009)

-  Head Coach for SASC Extreme 96 U12 Girls (2006- 2009) 

-  Head Coach for Kings Academy HS Varsity WomenÕs (2006-2007)

-  Head Coach for Kings Academy High School JV MenÕs (2005-2006)

-  Head Coach for Kings Academy HS JV Women (2005-2006)              

-  Head Coach for SASC Recreation U8 – U10 Girls (2004-2006)

-  SASC Goalkeeper Coaching Clinics – (2007-2008)

-  Assistant Coach for Mount Hamilton YSL U8-U14 Boys/Girls (1980-1985)

 

Playing Experience

 

-  Portuguese Athletic Club (PAC) in the SBSL Premier League (Semi-PRO)

-  Evergreen Valley College and Mission Junior College

-  CCS Division I Soccer Champion at San Jose High School

-  1st Team All-League Santa Teresa Division Selection at San Jose HS

-  Most Inspirational Player at San Jose High School

-  CYSA Class 1 youth player. Played all positions but love Striker the best.

-  Played in competitive tournaments in Holland, Austria, Germany, and all over the USA

 

Education

-  William Jessup University

-  Evergreen Valley College

Personal Coaching Mission

My passion is working with younger age groups in developing a strong foundation of technical skill while making it challenging and fun. Player development is the most important thing. I want to create a positive environment for players to be creative and let the players have fun. I want to foster a love of the game and a lifetime of enjoyment.