Directors
& Coaches

Club Leadership

Program Director
Shawn Blakeman
After a pro career in Germany and the US, Shawn was Technical Director of Sacramento United. Under Shawn’s leadership, the club became a top destination for youth soccer in California. He is also a founder of the NorCal Premier Soccer League, one of the most successful youth soccer organizations in America. Shawn holds a USSF “A” coaching license. We are excited to have him at Los Gatos United!
Technical Director
Shaun Tsakiris
From 2015-2018, Tsakiris was the head coach of the United States Men’s National Team (U16 and U17), helping coach the side to an impressive showing at the U17 FIFA World Cup. Tsakiris has been recognized as one of the “top 10 best young coaches in America.” Shaun holds a USSF “A” coaching license. He brings an impressive coaching resume and genuine passion for youth soccer development to the club!
Registrar
Stacey Caro
compregistrar@
losgatosunited.com
Operations
Phil Gibson
coachphilgibson@
losgatosunited.com
Administration
Sharon Kirk
compdirector@
losgatosunited.com
11 V 11
Age Group Coordinator
Coach Ian Lane
coachianlane@losgatosunited.com
9 v 9
Age Group Coordinator
Coach Nick Hatzke
coachnickhatzke@losgatosunited.com
7 v 7
Age Group Coordinator
Coach Joel Fumia
coachjoelfumia@losgatosunited.com
Rec Program DIRECTOR
Coach Thomas Murdick
coachthomasmurdick@losgatosunited.com
Rec Program Director
Coach Alex Booth
coachalexbooth@losgatosunited.com
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
Coach Chris Stott
coachchrisstott@losgatosunited.com

Coaching Staff

NAME
TEAMS
CONTACT INFO
Shaun
Tsakiris
2009 Girls
2009 Boys
2010 Boys
shaun@losgatosunited.com
Shawn
Blakeman
2005 Girls shawn@losgatosunited.com
Nick Hatzke 2007 Girls
2008 Girls
2009 Girls
 coachnickhatzke@losgatosunited.com
Alex Booth 2010 Boys
2012 Girls
 coachalexbooth@losgatosunited.com
Thomas Murdick 2012 Boys
2011 Boys
coachthomasmurdick@losgatosunited.com
Joel Fumia 2007 Boys
2010 Boys
coachjoelfumia@losgatosunited.com
Ian Lane 2007 Girls
2008 Boys
coachianlane@losgatosunited.com
Phil Gibson 2004 Girls
2003 Girls
coachphilgibson@losgatosunited.com
Chris Stott 2006 Girls
2008 Boys
coachchrisstott@losgatosunited.com
Aliyah Jones 2010 Girls
2011 Girls
coachaliyahjones@losgatosunited.com
Mario Farfan 2004 Girls
2005 Girls
2005 Boys
coachmariofarfan@losgatosunited.com
Andy Moya 2006 Girls
2007 Girls
2008 Girls
coachandymoya@losgatosunited.com
Uriel Ayala 2009 Boys coachurielayala@losgatosunited.com
Kyle Gookins 2011 Boys coachkylegookins@losgatosunited.com
Mark Hogenhout 2011 Girls
2012 Girls
coachmarkhogenhout@losgatosunited.com
Miguel Esparza 2006 Boys coachmiguelesparza@losgatosunited.com
Dylan Serrano 2003 Boys
2004 Boys
coachdylanserrano@losgatosunited.com
Brando Erazo 2007 Boys coachbrandoerazo@losgatosunited.com
Jesus Sanchez 2010 Boys
2009 Boys
coachjesussanchez@losgatosunited.com
Nedin
Tucakovic
2012 Boys
2008 Girls
Goalkeepers
coachnedintucakovic@losgatosunited.com
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