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Meet Our Coaches

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth soccer experience possible! We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished coaches and administrators.  Please take a moment to learn about each of our coaches, their experiences, and their passion for the sport we all know and love, Soccer!



 


COACH AXEL REYES

Coaching Staff 
06 Arsenal Red / 06 Arsenal Blue
Phone:
 (210) 464-3518
Email: [email protected]


About Coach Axel:

Coach Axel has been coaching for 10 years and has played “El Juego Bonito” since he can remember.   Futbol is and continues to be his passion.  He played for QueensBorough Community College in Queens New York where he received an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science.

He joined Arsenal F.C. in 2010 and has coached from U4 through U14 age groups.  He is currently the head coach for the Arsenal FC 06 Boys SII team.  Last season he was a coach and trainer in the Arsenal F.C. Academy program.

Coach Axel holds a level  1 and level 2 soccer licenses from the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association Of America) and a “D” license from the USSF (United States Soccer Federation).

He has 3 boys that play with the Arsenal F.C. 

“Brazilian” is his favorite style of play. 

His favorite soccer player is “Pele” and “Barcelona” is his favorite club team.

 

COACH VICTOR GONZALEZ

Academy Coaching Staff
Phone: (830) 765-2398
Email: [email protected]





About Coach Victor: 
Coach Victor's passion for futbol started when his Godfather introduced the sport to him in Mexico when he was 4 years old. He hasn't  stop playing since.

Through my years Coah Victor has played in the USA, Mexico, Japan minor league's  and a ton of pick up games.

He has an USSF E AND NSCAA LEVEL 2 license.

Coach Victor has been coaching for 7 years and can wait to see you all at the fields this season!                          

COACH RYAN MELCHIONE

Goalkeeper Trainer
Phone: (210) 857-9872
Email: [email protected]

 

About Coach Ryan:

Coach Ryan is currently the Goalie Trainer for Arsenal FC, long time known as Greater Randolph Area Youth Soccer Association (GRAYSA). His mission is to provide each athlete a wide range of learning experiences to include integrity, teamwork, sportsmanship and leadership through participation in a team sport.

Coach Ryan's soccer career started playing in the GRAYSA recreational organization from 2000 to 2008. His first select team was from GRAYSA and they played 10 seasons in Super II. During this time his team played indoor soccer and was accepted to play in the Junior Olympics.  His team received a bronze medal.

Coach Ryan continued to play and moved to the AJAX and played Goal Keeper from 2008 to 2012. he continued his success in a Samuel Clemens High School where he played all four years. He continued on and played his first year in college at the University of Houston, Victoria.

This experience led him to getting his USSF "D" license and now coaching for Arsenal FC.

 

COACH CHRIS FORBES

Coaching Staff 
05 Arsenal Red

About Coach Chris:
Coach Chris is one of our newest coaches to join Arsenal FC in 2020.  He presently plays division one men's league and will be a great add on to our staff, but more important, he is excited to move forward with our 2005 Red boys team.

Achievements:
1988 to 1994
- 6 × South Texas State Team Player
- 3 × US Region 3 Player 

1995 to 1996
- 1 × US National Team Pool Player

1996 to 2000
- University Of Incarnate Word - Freshmen Player Of the Year 

Played Professional Soccer  
*Austin Lonestars
* San Antonio  Pumas
*Club Toluca
*Club Necaxa
*Club Celaya 
All under  Mexican National Team Player Abuelo Cruz.

2000- Present
Coached Boys and Girls Of all ages getting numerous young athletes into college. 
- Hammers Soccer Club
- Dallas Texans
- Boerne Soccer Club

 

 
 

COACH GABE FUENTES

Coaching Staff 
Lady Arsenal 

About Coach Gabe:
Coach Gabe is one of our newest coaches to join Arsenal FC in 2020.  He has been coaching both boys and girls soccer since 1998.

He holds a NSCAA National Youth Coaching License (2009), US Youth E License (2005), US Youth D license (2007) and a NSCAA Goalkeeping certificate. Gabe has coached with Boerne Soccer Club, SA Real, SA Rayados (Premier) and independent D1 teams such as the ’92 Boerne Blaze and ’97 FC Justice. 

His  experience in teams ranges from U5 recreational to U10 Academy to Premier. Gabe is highly passionate about instilling good ball handling skills from an early age as well as being a mentor to the kids he coaches.
 
Gabe is excited to begin practicing, training, and expanding our Lady Arsenal teams.

 

 

 

COACH CODY MILLER

Coaching Staff




 

COACH RYAN

Coaching Staff