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 dominate 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.


Adolfo Ovalle
Adolfo Ovalle801-529-6747
Development Academy Director
2003 DA, 2001 Boys
Tim Crompton
Tim Crompton
DA Assistant Director


Pancho Ovalle
Pancho Ovalle801-390-8340
Director of Coaching, Premier
2007 Girls, 2001 Girls, 2005 DA
Rolando Hidalgo
Rolando Hidalgo801-698-6326
Director of Coaching U7-U10
2009 girls, 2012 boys, 2006 boys, 2002 boys
Eduardo Oroz
Eduardo Oroz801-529-0120
Director of Coaching Recreation
2010 boys, 2007 boys


Ahmed Bakrim
Ahmed Bakrim760-889-2477
Director of Coaching


Ariel Bravo
Ariel Bravo(801) 686-1068
Director of Coaching, South
2001 boys, 2003 girls, 2006 girls
Kurt Nydegger
Kurt Nydegger(801) 717-7018
Director of Coaching, Select
2006 girls, 2003 boys, 2000 girls
Elton Jazexhiu
Elton Jazexhiu(801) 473-1085
Director of Coaching, Premier


Ariel Bravo
Ariel Bravo(801) 686-1068
Director of Coaching
2001 boys, 2003 girls, 2006 girls


Josue Abarca
Josue Abarca(385) 208-0310
2006 Girls, 2003 Boys, 2002 Girls
Tyler Albretsen
Tyler Albretsen801-814-6081
2006 Girls La Roca TA
Spencer Andersen
Spencer Andersen(801) 704-3294
2003 Girls
Ricardo Aparicio
Ricardo Aparicio801-791-2393
2008 Girls La Roca RA
Flavio Bleinat
Flavio Bleinat(385) 222-4875
2009 Boys, 2009 Girls, 2008 Girls
Cesar Botero
Cesar Boterobleinatflavio@gmail.com
2008 Boys, 2006 Boys, 2004 Boys
David Bush
David Bush801-837-8336
2007 Boys, 2001 Girls
Thiago Cano
Thiago Cano801-865-1325
2010 Boys, 2006 Boys
Burton Cate
Burton Cate 469-667-8960
2012 Girls, 2009 Boys, 2008 Boys
Todd Cate
Todd Cate757-254-5416
2008 Girls
David Chevez
David Chevez801-440-9363
2005 Boys, 2003 Boys, 2004 DA
Drake Cook
Drake Cook
Speed & Agility Trainer from CAMP
Trent Davies
Trent Davies(801) 885-9466
2008 Girls
Tabrina Dean
Tabrina Dean(801) 489-4121
2009 Boys
Felipe Diaz
Felipe Diaz801-499-2256
2006 Girls, 2004 Girls, 2001 DA
Kristy Dixon
Kristy Dixon
2007 Girls
Francisco Escobar
Francisco Escobar385-519-9831
2012 Boys, 2004 Boys
Javier Escobar
Javier Escobar702-379-2049
2011 Boys
Brian Ewell
Brian Ewell(801) 616-3567
2001 Girls
Mike Galbraith
Mike Galbraith801-668-4360
2007 Boys
Eric Gonzalez
Eric Gonzalez(801) 636-9623
2002 Boys
Charles Hanna
Charles Hanna(479) 857-9528
2006 Boys
Matt Harris
Matt Harris(801) 636-3191
2005 Girls
Andrew Harestad
Andrew Harestad
Speed & Agility Trainer from CAMP
Tyler Henley
Tyler Henleymatt.ridgeback@gmail.com
2010 Girls, 2011 Girls
Mario Hernandez
Mario Hernandez(801) 884-2455
2010 Boys, 2007 Boys
Aaron Heywood
Aaron Heywood(801) 919-7261
2003 Boys
Ryan Hoyt
Ryan Hoyt(801) 699-9589
2006 Girls
Tyler Hunsaker
Tyler Hunsaker801-589-2163
2009 Boys
Elton Jazexhiu
Elton Jazexhiu(801) 473-1085
2005 Girls, 2005 Boys, 2001 Girls
Cristian Jimenez
Cristian Jimenez(801) 618-5732
2009 Boys
Hailame Kaufusi
Hailame Kaufusi(801) 369-4688
2002 Boys
Ryan Lemon
Ryan Lemon(801) 358-5439
2010 Boys, 2009 Boys, 2006 Boys
Gary Lambert
Gary Lambert801-710-3026
Keeper Trainer
David Lockwood
David Lockwood801-452-3041
2004 Girls
Matthew Long
Matthew Long(801) 654-1642
2001 Girls
Nelson Lopez
Nelson Lopez(801) 644-1794
2009 Boys, 2002 Boys
Jose Milla-Garcia
Jose Milla-Garcia(801) 661-7476
2010 Boys, 2007 Boys
Will Morby
Will Morby(801) 712-7776
2010 Boys
Daniel Morton
Daniel Morton(435) 828-5122
2007 Boys
Rafael Novoa
Rafael Novoa
Goal Keeper Coach
Kurt Nydegger
Kurt Nydegger(801) 717-7018
2006 Girls, 2003 Boys, 2000 Girls
Najah Odeh
Najah Odeh(801) 864-4453
2008 Girls
Kelly Parke
Kelly Parke(801) 725-8438
2008 Boys, 2002 Girls
Ely Pinon
Ely Pinon(801) 458-0368
2008 Boys
Lei Anne Price
Lei Anne Price(801) 920-6752
2005 Girls
Chad Sackett
Chad Sackett(801) 400-4121
2010 Boys
Craig Sanders
Craig Sanders(801) 361-6798
2003 Girls
Celso Santos
Celso Santos(801) 427-3333
2008 boys, 2006 boys, 2005 boys, 2003 boys
Stephen Shaw
Stephen Shaw(801) 885-1296
2005 Boys
Jeremey Sifuentes
Jeremey Sifuentes(801) 369-1180
2008 Boys
Christopher Theurer
Christopher Theurer(801) 272-4442
2005 Girls
Armando Uribe Prado
Armando Uribe Prado(801) 686-7708
2002 Boys
Alejandro Vazquez
Alejandro Vazquez(801) 686-7708
2005 Boys, 2004 Boys
Tory Waters
Tory Waters(801) 309-4186
2003 Girls, 2004 Boys
Doug Webb
Doug Webb(801) 473-6544
2010 Girls
Heidi Wheelwright
Heidi Wheelwright(801) 589-8444
2007 Boys
Joseph Wheelwright
Joseph Wheelwright(801) 388-4521
Goal Keeper Trainer
Shaun Wilcoxen
Shaun Wilcoxen(801) 430-1301
2006 Boys