Kevin started his youth career playing club soccer with Riverside United before continuing on to Pateadores Soccer Club. He went on to play at the college level with Cal State San Bernardino and captained the California Baptist University Men’s Soccer program for two seasons. He graduated cum laude honors with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. After college he expanded his coaching experience with the Cal Poly Pomona Women’s Soccer program and the Cal State San Bernardino Men’s Soccer program for a total of four years. He has also worked with Matrix Soccer Club as a girls head coach and a boys head coach and director with Pateadores Soccer Club for the past 12 years. He is in his seventh year of teaching as a Special Education American Government and Economics Teacher at Arlington High School. He also serves as head coach the Arlington High School Boys Varsity Soccer program. He resides in Riverside with his wife, Mallory, and two kids- Benjamin (5-years old) and Avery (3-years old).
James is a native of England and attended Edge Hill University, Lancashire, where he graduated with an BSc. Honors Degree in Exercise Physiology. During his time playing & coaching with his University James attained his UEFA B Coaching License. James moved to the US in 2002, situated in Northern Virginia, where he coached several youth teams over a 5 year period and also attained his USSF C LIcense. Upon relocating to CA in 2007 James continued his youth coaching with DUSC, Arsenal, Los Gauchos & Pateadores. During this span James also continued his Coach Education attaining his USSF B & A Licenses. James currently resides in Redlands with Megan and their two children, Wyatt 10 & Emma 6. Away from the soccer field James enjoys time with the family, swimming, cycling, running, mountain biking, trail running & camping.