Gino Pucillo General Manager

Playing experience Gino grew up playing soccer in San Francisco for the San Francisco Vikings Soccer Club. He was a member of the Cal North ODP program during this time. He played on the Saint Ignatius High School Varsity team for 3 years, gaining All League honors his junior and senior years, as well as…

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Owen Flannery Director of Coaching

Owen Flannery grew up in San Francisco and played many different sports as a kid. He says he was not a great soccer player until the age of 14. Soccer then became his main sport, and he put in a lot of hard work to become a stronger player. Owen is a firm believer that hard work extends beyond athleticism. An…

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Paul Moran

Playing experience Paul grew up in the Bay Area playing club and high school soccer at Bellarmine College Prep. He played collegiately for Santa Clara University, Fresno State and Fresno Pacific. Post college, he played 3 years professionally and was drafted in 2007 to play for the Montreal Impact and then played for Minnesota Thunder…

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Michael Patrick

Playing experience Michael played club soccer growing up in Modesto. He played at San Jose State from 2000 to 2002. Coaching experience Michael holds a CYSA “E” license. He has been an assistant coach for the Foothill women’s soccer program and he currently coaches the boys JV team at Saratoga High School. Coaching philosophy My philosophy for…

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Jason Luce

Coaching experience Jason has been coaching since 2003. He holds an NSCAA Advanced National license. In addition to coaching girls and boys teams with Alpine Strikers, Jason coaches the Menlo Atherton High School girls’ JV and varsity teams. Coaching philosophy Soccer is an experience to be enjoyed and a great learning tool for all that comes…

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Guillermo Talancon, Jr.

Playing experience Guillermo grew up in Redwood City and played for the Juventus SC Monarcas who were ranked #1 in the country for two consecutive years at U14 and U15. His other accomplishments as a youth player include Surf Cup Champions, Dallas Cup Champions and four time CYSA State Cup Champions. He was part of…

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Ernesto Cruz

Playing experience   Ernesto played soccer in El Salvador and was selected to be on the national youth development academy. Coaching experience Ernesto has been with Alpine Strikers FC since 2005. He came from adult professional coaching to focus on developing youth soccer players. Ernesto was the Palo Alto High varsity head coach and on…

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Andrew Bell

Playing Experience: Andrew Bell grew up playing soccer in San Jose and played competitively at Santa Clara Sporting and Sunnyvale Alliance. He was the starting varsity goalkeeper at Cupertino High School for all four years and received the 1st Team All League award during his sophomore year. After graduating he played for the competitive adult…

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Amar Patel

Playing experience Amar played club soccer continuously until the age of 18 and has played on State ODP teams. He also played at Napa Valley College and in Europe as a youth. Coaching experience Amar has been with Alpine Strikers since 2014 and previously coached with the Cupertino Soccer club. Along with having his own…

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