Alex Filipovic, West Coast FC Coach


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Coach Alex started playing soccer at age 4. He was born in Belgrade, Serbia and he was member of Partizan FC Youth Academy Program, one of the two biggest soccer clubs in the country. He was very fortunate to be one of the most talented players at his generation and was named MVP at many prestige tournaments across the country and in Europe. At age 15, Alex was a member of Serbian National Futsal Team. Coach Alex turned Professional at age 21 with joining New York Express and then San Diego Sockers in 1987.

Professional Playing Experience
  • New York Express
  • San Diego Sockers ( Rookie of the year runner-up with 28 goals and 10 assists in 36 games )
  • 2 times National Champions with San Diego Sockers
  • Avala FC, Sydney Australia
  • University de Orizaba, Mexico ( MVP of their Arena Soccer League, Champions )
Coaching Experience
  • 25 years of youth coaching
  • Successful in developing teams and taking many of them up 2-3 levels in playing
  • 11 years Director of Coaching in San Diego area
  • Laguna Hills High School Director of Boys Program
  • Hawks Soccer Academy Director of Coaching

Coach Alex is married with wife Kathy. Together they have 3 children: Milan (17), Danijela (15) and Tamara (9). They all live in Laguna Hills.