Meet Our Coaches!

Get to know the mentors who inspire our teams on and off the pitch. With years of experience, dedication, and a passion for the beautiful game, our coaches are committed to developing skills, nurturing teamwork, and fostering a love for soccer in every player. Our soccer club would not be possible without their time and dedication!

At the Newberg Youth Soccer Club, we believe that great coaching is the foundation for nurturing talent, building character, and fostering a lifelong passion for soccer. Our coaching staff is more than just skilled instructors; they are mentors, motivators, and role models who inspire our players to reach their full potential both on and off the pitch.

With a focus on both competitive and developmental soccer, our coaching team is adept at tailoring training programs to suit the unique needs of each player. Whether it’s refining technical skills, instilling strategic insight, or imparting valuable life lessons, our coaches are dedicated to shaping well-rounded individuals.

Explore the profiles below to get to know the experienced coaches who are shaping the future of soccer in our community. Discover their coaching philosophies, personal soccer journeys, and the contagious enthusiasm that makes them integral members of the Newberg Youth Soccer Club family.

Learn more about our teams and team communications here.

Carlos Villarroel

Carlos Villarroel

TEAM: 2010 Girls

I started coaching soccer to spend time with my middle daughter. I loved playing the game as a kid, it ...

Chris Lee

Chris Lee

TEAMS: 2012 and 2014 Girls
My wife would describe my passion for soccer as an addiction.  The thrill of playing has been a ...

David Heddy

David Heddy

TEAM: High School Boys

Team sports are a vehicle to develop character, build camaraderie with peers, and overall become ...

Erin Baker

Erin Baker

TEAM: 2015 Girls
I've been a coach at NYS since 2022. I've spent most of my life playing soccer at a competitive level for ...

Jarett Creason

Jarett Creason

TEAMS: 2011 and 2012 Boys

Soccer is the most free-flowing and dynamic sport in the world, and I love and feel privileged ...

Natasha Cohen

Natasha Cohen

TEAMS: 2012, 2014, and High School Girls

I’ve been coaching for 16 years now and have coached kids from pre-school age all ...

Robert Rodarte

Robert Rodarte

TEAM: High School Boys

I’ve been an assistant coach for a few months and what drew me to coach was the ability to be a ...

Zach Stutzman

Zach Stutzman

TEAMS: 2013 and 2014-2015 boys

I started coaching like most. My nephew's rec team needed a coach, and my son was too young ...

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