Director of Coaching

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Taylor McMillin

See bio below

Coaching Staff

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Taylor McMillin

Hometown

  • Eureka, CA

Licensure/Certification/Degrees

  • USSF D Coaching License
  • MA Coaching and Athletic Administration, Concordia University - Irvine
  • Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology, Humboldt State University

Coaching Experience

  • Women's Soccer Assistant Coach at Cal Poly Humboldt (current)
  • 3 years coaching for Sequoia FC

Playing Experience

  • Cal Poly Humboldt
  • Mendocino Junior College
  • Eureka High School
  • Humboldt United
  • Eureka Breakers

Favorite Professional Team

  • United States Women’s National Team

Coaching Methodology

  • Coaching is an opportunity to create an environment where the athletes are challenged to positively develop athletically and as an individual person. This platform is used to encourage lifelong characteristics the athletes will use for the rest of their lives to be successful, hardworking, good individuals in the community.
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Isaiah Dairo

Hometown

  • Hayward, CA

Licensure/Certification/Degrees

  • USSF Grassroots Diploma
  • Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology - Exercise Science, Humboldt State University

Coaching Experience

  • 2 years Volunteer Assistant for Cal Poly Humboldt Men’s Soccer
  • 2 years assistant for Sequoia FC

Playing Experience

  • 4 years of CCAA collegiate Soccer
  • 5 years of NPSL

Favorite Professional Team

  • Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea

Coaching Methodology

  • To grow and to be a committed soccer player is very important to perform, practice and play!
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Juan Flores

Hometown

  • Oxnard, CA

Licensure/Certification/Degrees

  • AA Degree, Oxnard College

Coaching Experience

  • Eureka High School Assistant Coach

Playing Experience

  • Central Coast Soccer League CAL South, Oxnard College

Favorite Professional Team:

  • Manchester United

Coaching Methodology

  • Adapted coaching establishes high standards through effective communication that promotes autonomous decision-making while celebrating and recognizing team contribution and individual growth.
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Brian Bianucci

Hometown

  • Sebastopol, CA

Licensure/Certification/Degrees

  • USSF C Coaching License
  • MA Coaching and Athletic Administration, Concordia University - Irvine
  • Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies Teacher Preparation, Dominican University

Coaching Experience

  • Men's Soccer Assistant Coach at Cal Poly Humboldt (current)
  • 1 year Head Coach Mendocino College
  • 9 years experience coaching youth competitive soccer
    • Santa Rosa United Soccer Club
    • North Coast FC, Petaluma
    • Petaluma High School
    • Casa Grande High School

Playing Experience

  • Dominican University
  • Santa Rosa Junior College

Favorite Professional Team

  • Borussia Dortmund

Coaching Methodology

  • Teaching principles of the game to help promote autonomous learning where players are in full control of their decision making. Technical development is key in helping young footballers gain the skills to execute player actions and ultimately team tactics. I'm just happy to give back to the game that has given me so much!
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Francisco Medina

Hometown

  • Houston, Texas

Licensure/Certification/Degrees

  • USSF Grassroots Diploma

Coaching Experience

  • Eureka High School Men's Soccer Assistant Coach (current)
  • 10 years of experience coaching individual technique and form

Playing Experience

  • Competitive soccer

Favorite Professional Team

  • Rayados Del Monterrey

Coaching Methodology

  • Technique always wins
Rodrigo

Rodrigo Daniel Ibarra Vasquez

Hometown

  • Mexico

Coaching Experience

  • Barcelona Montessori Formation Center

Playing Experience

  • Professional Soccer
    • Pionero de Cancun
    • Interplay Del Carmen
    • Belize FC
    • Police United
    • Belmopan Bandits
    • Verdes FC
    • VIFK

Favorite Professional Team:

  • Barcelona

Coaching Methodology

  • Basic concepts, cognitive drills, game situations and progressions
Eddie

Edgardo (Eddie) Garcia

Hometown

  • Eureka, CA

Licensure/Certification/Degrees

  • AA Degree, College of the Redwoods

Coaching Experience

  • 3 years Head Men’s Soccer Coach Eureka High School (current)
  • 3 years Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach Eureka High School

Playing Experience

  • North Coast Tsunami (NPSL)
  • College of the Redwoods
  • Eureka High School
  • Humboldt Bravehearts
  • Eureka Breakers
  • FC Humboldt

Favorite Professional Team

  • Real Madrid

Coaching Methodology

  • Based on game-like situations while focusing on the physical, technical, tactical and psychological aspects of the game while promoting individual creativity and positive values such as: respect, teamwork, ambition, effort, leadership and humility.
Winnie

Winnie Stitt

Hometown

  • Arcata, CA

Licensure/Certification/Degrees

  • AA degree, Mendocino Junior College

Playing Experience

  • Mendocino Junior College
  • Arcata High School
  • MYST
  • Humboldt United

Favorite Professional Team

  • United States Women’s National Team

Coaching Methodology

  • Creating an environment of inclusion while setting a standard of “practice how you play”.
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Mario Garcia

Hometown

  • Eureka, CA

Coaching Experience

  • U10 coach
  • Eureka High School Varsity and JV coach
  • Fortuna La Liga Mens League Coach

Playing Experience

  • EHS Varsity
  • Humboldt Steelheads
  • College of the Redwoods

Favorite Professional Team:

  • Barcelona

Coaching Methodology

  • TIKI TAKA (Short passing and movement, working the ball through open channels and maintaining possession)

Specialty Coaching Staff

Rodrigo Daniel Ibarra Vasquez

Goalkeeping Coach

See bio above