Coaching Staff

Luis Labastida

General Manager

  • USSF “A” License
  • National Youth License
  • Mini Stars Director
  • Real Madrid Foundation Director
  • Former Professional Soccer Player

Mihail Balaban

International Director

  • Youth Technical Director
  • Rumanian International
  • Degree in Physical Education
  • USSF “B” License
  • National Youth License
  • International Scout for Chivas- Guadalajara, Mexico
  • International Scout for Atlas- Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Real Madrid Foundation trainer/mentor
  • Former Professional Soccer Player (15 years)

Salvador Peña

 Trainer

  • Mexican International
  • USSF “C” Lic
  • 10 years Coaching experience
  • Professional Playing Experience
    • Caballeros de Córdoba 1996
    • Albinegros de Orizaba 97-98
    • Brujos de San Andrés 98-99
    • Tiburones de Veracruz 99-00
  • Real Madrid foundation Trainer / mentor

Rita Timmons

  • Academy trainer
  • Real Madrid Foundation Mentor

Charlie Mendoza

International Advisor

  • ESCUELA NACIONAL DE DIRECTORES TECHNICOS
  • CHIVAS (SEGUNDA)
  • TOLUCA (SEGUNDA)
  • CURTIDORES (PRIMERA A)
  • ACTUALMENTE DIRECTOR PARA LA COMISION DE JUGADOR SELECTIVO – GUADALAJARA

Alberto ‘Loco’ Marizcal

 Consultant/Administrator

  • Mexican International
  • Professional Coaching Lic
  • Mexican Soccer Federation
  • Division 1 #67676
  • Rumanian Coaching Lic 1999-2006
  • USSF Region III coordinator in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Professional Playing Experience:
    • Professional Debut: 1983
    • Played for: Atlas, Universidad de Guadalajara, Toluca, Santos and the Mexican National Team

Guillermo “Grillo” Valadez

Goalkeeper Advisor for Elite FC

  • Goalkeeper Director for Atlas of Guadalajara

Bruno Ortega

Technical Director

  • MiniStars Trainer
  • Real Madrid Foundation Mentor
  • HFA Coach/General Manager of nine(9) soccer teams
  • HFA Vice President

Carlos “Wiki” Alvarez

Academy Director

  • National Youth License
  • USSF “C” License
  • Academy Advisor

Gabriel Balochini

  • Brazilian International
  • Trainer
  • Real Madrid Foundation Mentor/Trainer
  • Mini Stars Trainer

Salvador Peña