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Coach Cynthia C.
(925) 389-2416
[email protected]


About Coach C.

     Coach C has been playing soccer since she was 7 years old.  She played competitively with Mustang Soccer’s Level 1 Elite team in Northern California for 5 years and then became a starting freshman for Carondelet Highschool’s Varsity team in Concord, CA.  
    Cynthia has coached for Mustang Soccer in CA for 3 years and has been part of the Arsenal Coaching Staff for the past 2 years.  

Coaching licenses:

Completed the US Soccer Federation Grassroots 4v4 in-person coaching license.
Completed the US Soccer Federation Grassroots 9v9 in-person coaching license.
Currently working on completing the USSF National "E" license.

Coach Axel Reyes
(210) 464-3518
[email protected]


About Coach Axel

     Coach Axel has been coaching for 17 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 degree in Applied Science.  He joined Arsenal F.C. in 2010 and has coached from U4 through U19 age groups.

Coaching Licenses:

Coach Axel holds a National “C” license from the USSF (United States Soccer Federation) and is currently working on the National USSF "B" License.

level 1 and level 2 soccer licenses from the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America)

Coach Axel’s Mission:
It is my mission to develop and inspire youth soccer athletes. I will encourage growth to young athletes through Soccer as my means. I have a focus on player centered development. I will train them to be very technical with the ball and be good at decision-making. I believe the game is the best teacher, and I provide an environment where the players feel safe to play freely and with purpose.

Coach Axel’s Vision:
To create a player centered environment where there is retention, growth, and an enjoyable experience for the youth. As a role model I will always do the right thing and lead by example.

Coach Axel’s Core Values:
RESPECT: To teach the players to respect the coaches, the game and each other.
FAIRNESS: To show no favoritism to an individual player or parent. To reward hard work, dedication and commitment.
TEAMWORK: To win and lose as team and to promote and support SMART team Goals. promote friendship and comradery with our team including parents.
HONESTY: Be honest with others and true to yourself. To compete without sacrificing my core values.

Coach Axel’s Coaching Philosophy:
To share the Joy that this beautiful game of Futbol has brought to me. To provide a safe environment where young athletes can develop while having fun. To teach the players to respect each other, the coaches, and the game. I will not allow bullying of any form and safety is always first. I will show no favoritism to players or parents. I will welcome new players and families with open arms and do my best to make them feel welcomed. I expect all players to always give 100% at practice and games. I expect all players to be ready 15 minutes prior to practice start time and 1 hour before games start. I will have appropriate relationships outside of soccer with Parents and Players. I will LISTEN to my players needs and accept parent feedback. I will set players development goals which will include Social, Technical, Physical and Tactical SMART goals. We will make SMART team goals together as this is OUR team. I will do my best to make sure the parents and most importantly the players are HAPPY to be part of this team.

Coach Victor Gonzalez
(830) 765-2398
[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 stopped playing since.

     Through the years coach Victor has played in the USA, Mexico and Japan minor leagues and a ton of pickup games. Coach Victor Joined Arsenal FC in 2010.

Coaching Licenses:


     Coach Victor holds a National USSF E License and is currently working on completing the USSF National "D" license.

  level 1 and level 2 soccer licenses from the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America).

     Coach Victor has been coaching for 17 years and can wait to see you all at the fields this season!

Coach Mario Zamora
(210) 875 - 1202
[email protected]



About Coach Mario:

Coach Mario is a Dynamic, passionate, high-energy professional with a proven track record of achievement.  Coach Mario has been coaching for over 22 years and played professional for over 10 years in Mexico.

Coaching History:

Responsible for overseeing six coaches, making sure practices ran smoothly and efficiently.
Implemented proven game winning systems to which all teams in the club would follow.
Responsible for leading two teams from U-10 - U-16 To Division 1 and onto state class elite. Integral part of growing the club from 1 team to 12.
Berne Thunder Soccer club, Head coach, Borne, TX. 2010 -2014
Coached 8 teams over the course of 4 years.
Teams ranging in age from U-9 - U-16.
All select teams (boys and girls) advanced to the playoffs.
Coached U-12 - U-13 and successfully advanced to the playoffs for three consecutive seasons. Used mental conditioning along with physical training to turn team around from previous losing seasons.

Coaching Licenses:

Coach Mario is currently working on the USSF National "C" license.

Professional Playing Experience:

1989 - 1994,Necaxa
uerzas Basicas Club Necaxa- Torneo Central de Reservas

Amateur Mexican National Team
Participated in an Olympic Festival (Chiapas, Mexico)

Club Atlas
Fuerzas Basicas Club Atlas -Torneo Centra de Reservas

Club Tenancingo
Pro Soceer 3rd Division (Tenancingo, Edo de Mexico)

Club Atlacomulco
Pro Soccer 2nd Division (Atlacomulco, Edo De Mexico)

1998 - 2000
Club Oaxaca
Pro Soccer 2n Division (Oaxaca, Oaxaca Mexico)

Coach Eleojo Okeme
[email protected]


About Coach Ele:

    Eleojo Okeme is a Nigerian professional football player who currently plays for Al-Karkh SC as a central defender.

Okeme Eleojo - Wikipedia

Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Club information

Current team:
Al-Karkh SC Number 26

Senior career:
2006–2007 Supreme Court FC 26 (5)
2008–2014 FC Arsenal Kharkiv 102 (9)
2015–2016 Curepipe Starlight SC 39 (6)
2017– Al-Karkh SC

National team:
2009 Nigeria U-17 4 (0)

Coaching Licenses:

     Coach Ele is currently working on completing the UEFA A license.

Coach Gabe Fuentes
(210) 213-4863
[email protected]


About Coach Gabe:


     Coach Gabe has been coaching the '08,'9,'10 and '11 Lady Arsenal Teams since 2020.  Gabriel Fuentes has been coaching both boys and girls soccer since 1998.   Gabe has coached with the YMCA, Boerne Soccer Club, SA Real, SA Rayados (Premier) and independent D1 teams such as the ’92 Boerne Blaze and ’97 FC Justice. 

Coaching Licenses:

Coach Gabe holds a NSCAA National Youth Coaching License (2009)
NSCAA Advance Regional License (2009)
US Youth E License (2005)
US Youth D license (2007) and a NSCAA Goalkeeping certificate (2009).

     His experience ranges from U5 recreational to U10 Academy to U18 Premier. His breadth of experience spans much farther than organized club soccer into coaching things like 3v3 teams to the National Finals in 3v3 Live and winning the Beachfest Sand Tournament in Corpus Christi too many times to count. 
     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.

Coach Ryan Rodriguez
[email protected]
About Coach Ryan:


     Hi my name is Ryan Rodriguez and I have been a coach with Academy for four years. Soccer has always been a passion of mine that started at the age of four. This eventually led me to play for The University of the Incarnate Word as a Division 1 Student athlete. I currently play in a men's Division 1 league to keep my skills sharp to help those that I teach. He joined Arsenal F.C. in 2010 and has coached from U4 through U19 age groups.

Coaching Licenses:


Coach Ryan is currently working on obtaining USSF "E" License.

Coach Daniel Rodriguez
(210) 982-1504
[email protected]


About Coach Daniel

     Coach Daniel played since he was 5 and has been playing competitive there on out. He has played for Arsenal FC along with ODP to represent south Texas.

     In high school Daniel was on varsity all 4 years. Daniel has a passion not only for playing but also for coaching.   Coach Daniel joined Arsenal FC in 2021.

Coaching Licenses:

Coach Daniel is in the process of Completing the USSF National "E" license.


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