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John Rode

President

This is my 3rd year as a Breaker parent and I couldn't be more excited about the club. It has been truly special to watch my three kids build a passion for the beautiful game, develop their skills, learn life lessons and make lasting friendships with the Breakers.

We are a unique club that is closely attached to the community but also provides the training and pathway to a high level of competition. And all the while the fun and passion for the game is always of primary importance.

When not watching my kids run around a field (or chasing my kids around a field) I work as a marketing consultant for software companies at Demand Foundry.

(619) 886-5095

rodejohn@hotmail.com

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Luis Quezada

Director of Coaching

Besides being DOC, Luis is currently the Head Coach of the semi-pro team North Bay FC Wave of the Women's Premier League (WPSL), Director of Coaching West Marin Youth Soccer League and Head Coach North Bay Magic, GU19 premier team. Luis holds a USSF "B" license and is a CYSA licensed Staff Coaching Instructor.

Formerly, Head Coach North Bay Magic 2003 GSSL U19 Premier Champions, Head Coach of North Bay Magic U-18, U-14, U-10 Girls Premier Soccer Teams, 1997 MCAL Coach of the year, 1995-1998 Head Coach U14-16 ODP teams CYSA District V. Former varsity coach Drake and San Rafael High Schools. Director of camps and clinics with master coaches of Tahuichi's Legendary Soccer Academy of Bolivia. Tahuichi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for their work with children.

Luis developed the Central Marin Magic and Mill Valley Red Rockers programs in 1994 to give soccer players in Marin the opportunity to compete at the highest level. From that original program players went on to play for the Mexico National Team, University of Portland, University of North Carolina, UCLA, Cal, University of San Diego, Tufts University, Tulane University and Dominican College. He has continued to help and guide many athletes to achieve the same positive results. Luis has been coaching/training in Marin County since 1987. He has helped shape the soccer landscape in Marin and the North Bay.

In addition, Luis founded the USA/Mexico soccer camps in 1994 offering players from around the world exposure to international soccer. He subsequently developed the Spring, Winter and Summer Soccer Academies in Marin County to help elevate individual skills and to help prepare players for their high school and club seasons.

(415) 368-7353

luisquezada@me.com

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Birgit Byers

Registrar, Scheduler, Assignor

Birgit is the owner of Sorella Ranch, an equestrian center in Sebastopol. She has been the President of the North Bay Wave FC, a Women's Premier Soccer League team based out of Marin since 2009. Birgit has taken on multiple volunteer positions in our community since 2008: President Brookside Parent Club, Chair Brookside Octoberfest, Board Member Brookside Parent Club, YES volunteer, and San Anselmo Montessori School fundraising coordinator. Birgit has been with the Breakers since its inception.

(415) 302-6779

birgitbyers@me.com

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Melissa Freeman

Manager Resources

Melissa has been a member of the club for over 5 years as a mom to 3 players, team manager, and currently in Manager Resources. She played soccer at Novato High School (and basketball too) and went on to play soccer at Claremont McKenna College (was a 4 year starter, all league, and team captain) and currently plays in the Marin Women's soccer league. Melissa is a middle school math and PE teacher and enjoys working with kids, particularly in an athletic environment. Her current role with the Breakers allows her to support new and veteran managers as well as cheer on her three soccer boys (Pace as a defender, Nash as a goofy U6 player, and Jordy as the "keeper").

(415) 686-2484

mfreeman@brandeismarin.org

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Katie Axelson

Communications

Katie is a soccer mom who is also a Graphic Designer. She played competitive soccer in High School as well as many other sports. Katie has been involved with the Ross Valley Breakers FC since 2014.

(415) 686-0041

hikt@comcast.net

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Peter Serchia

Equipment & Apparel

Bio coming soon ...

(415) 747-0005

pserchia@gmail.com

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Eileen Burke

Scholarships

Bio coming soon ...

(415) 307-9921

eileenburke@mindspring.com

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Angela Calpestri

Finance Manager

Bio coming soon ...

(415) 233-1858

cbsolution@att.net

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