Director of Coaching
In addition to being the Breakers DOC, Luis is currently the Director of Coaching of West Marin Youth Soccer League. Luis holds a USSF "B" license, NSCAA National Diploma and is a CYSA licensed Staff Coaching Instructor.
Formerly, head coach of the North Bay Wave of the Women's Premier Soccer League, head coach of 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, head coach U14-16 ODP teams CYSA District V, and 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.
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.
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.
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").
Equipment & Apparel
Peter's family was one of the founders of youth soccer in West Marin. In addition to coaching for the past 30 years, Peter is the owner of All Season Soccer in Novato and San Rafael.