Joel was born and raised in Los Gatos and attended High school at Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose. He played club soccer for Santa Clara Sporting and USA 17 Academy. Joel was a four year division 1 player at St. Mary’s College of California and a member of the West Coast Conference Champion and Elite 8 team his senior year. Joel holds a USSF “D” license and has been coaching at Los Gatos United since 2014.
“I chose to coach at LG United to develop and improve the youth as both soccer players and people in my hometown community. My coaching philosophy is discipline and work ethic while having fun.”