With more USSF (United States Soccer Federation) A, B, and C licensed coaches than any other club in the state, La Roca is committed to coaching development through mentoring and education programs to guarantee our coaches remain at the top in the state and nation.


A License Coaches
B License Coaches
Other USSF Licensed Coaches
Past Professional Players or Coaches
Accumulated Years Soccer experience

La Roca Coaching Philosophy

To develop players to reach their full potential, to support player advancement, and to deepen the player’s love for the game through the La Roca experience.

The La Roca Way

Every player is important

Correct development creates results

Professional, organized and prepared

Coach and play with dignity

Player Progress Management


Technical Director, Coach, Founder

Adolfo Ovalle is the Director of Coaching and Founder of the La Roca Futbol Club.  After he retired from his professional career, he formed the La Roca Futbol Club on June 1st, 2005.

Adolfo’s passion and dedication to the development of soccer has ensured La Roca has become a nationally dominant soccer program that competes at the highest level.

His exceptional high standards, enthusiasm and soccer philosophy has enabled La Roca to become one of the great youth soccer programs in the country. La Roca attracts the best coaches and players who continue to build upon Adolfo’s vision, which results in exceptional achievements both on and off the field.


Eduardo Oroz
Eduardo Oroz801-529-0120
Director of Coaching, North Recreation


Ahmed Bakrim
Ahmed Bakrim760-889-2477
Director of Coaching, Salt Lake


Ariel Bravo
Ariel Bravo801-686-1068
Director of Coaching, South
Kurt Nydegger
Kurt Nydegger801-717-7018
Director of Coaching, South Select Teams


Ariel Bravo
Ariel Bravo801-686-1068
Director of Coaching, Spanish Fork


Thiago Cano
Thiago Cano801-865-1325
North 2011 Boys, 2008 Boys
Burton Cate
Burton Cate 469-667-8960
North 2013 Girls, 2012 Girls
Todd Cate
Todd Cate757-254-5416
North 2013 Girls
David Chevez
David Chevez801-440-9363
North 2003 Boys, 2004 Boys, 2008 Boys, 2010 Boys
Drake Cook
Drake Cook
Sports Performance Coach
Felipe Diaz
Felipe Diaz801-499-2256
North 2006 Girls ECNL, 2006 Girls, 2008 Girls
Francisco Escobar
Francisco Escobar385-519-9831
North 2012 Boys, 2011 Boys
Orlando Escobar
Orlando Escobar702-379-2049
North 2014 Girls
Mike Galbraith
Mike Galbraith801-668-4360
North 2007 Boys
Junior Garcia
Junior Garcia801-648-6425
North 2007 Girls, 2013 Boys, 2014 Boys
Lauren Gibson
Lauren Gibson801-608-5835
North 2015 Girls
Tyler Henley
Tyler Henley801-940-7461
North 2011 Girls, 2010 Girls
Joseph Hickman
Joseph Hickman801-391-6956
North 2007 Boys, 2004 Boys
Roly Hidalgo
Roly Hidalgo801-698-6326
North 2003 Boys, 2009 Boys ECNL, 2012 Boys
Christopher Kent
Christopher Kent801-721-7249
North 2013 Boys
Nelson Lopez
Nelson Lopez801-644-1794
North 2009 Boys
Will Morby
Will Morby801-712-7776
North 2014 Boys
Najah Odeh
Najah Odeh801-864-4453
North 2008 Boys
Adolfo Ovalle
Adolfo Ovalle801-529-6747
North 2003/04 Girls ECNL, 2005 Girls, 2006 Boys ECNL
Pancho Ovalle
Pancho Ovalle801-390-8340
North 2007 Girls ECNL, 2005 Girls ECNL
Sara Parson
Sara Parson435-760-0865
North 2012 Girls
Alex Vazquez
Alex Vazquez801-686-7708
North 2006 Boys, 2010 Boys, 2015 Boys
TJ Waters
TJ Waters801-309-4186
North 2007 Boys, 2012 Boys
Heidi Wheelwright
Heidi Wheelwright801-589-8444
North 2011 Girls
Joseph Wheelwright
Joseph Wheelwright801-388-4521
Goalkeeper Coach


Danilo Acosta
Danilo Acosta801-638-1748
Salt Lake 2010 Boys, 2008 Boys, 2006 Boys
Ahmed Bakrim
Ahmed Bakrim760-889-2477
Salt Lake 2005 Boys, 2007 Boys, 2008 Boys
Benjamin Beer
Benjamin Beer801-520-4108
Salt Lake 2012 Boys
Hector Cortes
Hector Cortes801-560-7972
Salt Lake 2012 Boys, 2013 Boys
Nefi Gomez
Nefi Gomez801-557-5822
Salt Lake 2010 Boys, 2007 Boys
Ivan Guerrero
Ivan Guerrero801-824-8163
Salt Lake 2008 Boys, 2009 Girls, 2011 Boys, 2012 Boys
Rick Latu
Rick Latu801-577-0407
Salt Lake 2013 Boys
Justin Motzkus
Justin Motzkus385-439-3668
Goalkeeper Coach
Glenn Puckrin
Glenn Puckrin801-710-8817
Salt Lake 2007 Boys, 2010 Boys
Dustin Rose
Dustin Rose385-707-7909
Salt Lake 2012 Girls
Armando Uribe
Armando Uribe801-913-1037
Salt Lake 2012 Girls, 2015 Boys


Jorge Alvarez
Jorge Alvarez801-420-5509
South 2011 Boys
Flavio Bleinat
Flavio Bleinat385-223-4875
South 2008 Girls ECNL, 2009 Girls ECNL, 2010 Girls
César Botero
César Botero801-856-9905
South 2008 Boys, 2006 Boys, 2004 Boys
Ariel Bravo
Ariel Bravo801-686-1068
South 2013 Girls, 2006 Girls, 2003 Girls
James Crowley
James Crowley801-641-2735
South 2011 Girls
Tom Fisher
Tom Fisher801-380-0694
South 2006 Boys
Mario Hernandez
Mario Hernandez801-884-2455
South 2013 Boys, 2010 Boys, 2007 Boys
Hailame Kaufusi
Hailame Kaufusi801-369-4688
South 2005 Boys
Lindie Lund
Lindie Lund801-718-1851
South 2013 Girls
Jose Milla-Garcia
Jose Milla-Garcia801-661-7476
South 2012 Boys, 2011 Boys, 2007 Boys ECNL
Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller801-637-8511
South 2012 Boys, 2009 Boys
Gary Nell
Gary Nell801-809-2731
South 2012 Girls
Kurt Nydegger
Kurt Nydegger801-717-7018
South 2006 Girls
Celso Santos
Celso Santos801-427-3333
South 2005 Boys, 2005 Girls, 2008 Boys ECNL, 2011 Girls
Fabricio Soares
Fabricio Soares801-874-7296
South 2009 Boys, 2010 Girls
Christopher Theurer
Christopher Theurer801-450-2944
South 2013 Girls
Spencer Thomas
Spencer Thomas801-598-7645
South 2013 Boys
Armando Uribe
Armando Uribe801-913-1037
South 2012 Girls, 2015 Boys
Kyle Woolstenhulme
Kyle Woolstenhulme801-995-5489
South 2003 Boys, 2005 Girls
Tyler Woolstenhulme
Tyler Woolstenhulme801-420-1600
South 2010 Boys, 2013 Boys


Spencer Andersen
Spencer Andersen801-835-1088
Spanish Fork 2003 Girls
Shakotah Billie
Shakotah Billie801-707-2823
Spanish Fork 2008 Girls
Trent Davies
Trent Davies801-885-9466
Spanish Fork 2008 Girls
Matthew Harris
Matthew Harris801-636-7308
Spanish Fork 2013 Boys
Ryan Lemon
Ryan Lemon801-358-5439
Spanish Fork 2010 Boys, 2009 Boys, 2006 Boys
Jeremy Lloyd
Jeremy Lloyd801-592-8042
Spanish Fork 2011 Girls
Ariel Martinez
Ariel Martinez801-616-9162
Spanish Fork 2012 Boys
Chad Pieroni
Chad Pieroni
Spanish Fork 2013 Boys
Joesph Wheelwright
Joesph Wheelwright801-388-4521
Goalkeeper Coach