Bryan Wallace, West Coast FC Coach

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Bryan Wallace
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USSF National “B” License

COACHING EXPERIENCE
Bio: Prior to joining West Coast FC in 2014 Coach Bryan Wallace served as Director for the older boys program at United FC for nine years and was instrumental in changing the face of the club.  He brought a great deal of success and national recognition to the club by winning five Cal South National Cup titles, five Western Regional Championship appearances, one Western Regional title in 2012, Dallas Cup title 2012, Surf Cup titles, Nomads College Showcase Championships, multiple Coast Soccer League Premier titles, and numerous international coaching experiences.  He brings a variety of soccer experience at the youth and international level. Today as staff coach as well as the West Coast FC’s college placement coordinator, Coach Wallace stages a few essential events each year to help guide our players through the college quest process including the club’s college showcase tournament, college workshops, college night, college summer camps, college tours, and he currently coaches our 2000’s and 2002 teams.
In 2012 Coach Wallace was awarded the California South Nike Competitive Coach of the year for older boys.  In 2005 Bryan was the assistant coach at Cal Poly Pomona under U.S World Cup hero and Fox Soccer analyst Paul Caligurri.  He also served as Assistant coach for over three years at Big West Powerhouse UC Irvine under head Coach George Kuntz.  In his three seasons UCI Men’s Soccer has been ranked in the top 20 nationally, the team won the Big West Conference Championship twice, Big West League title once, made the second round of the NCAA Tournament twice, seeded once, and have placed numerous players into professional soccer. 
His coaching career began at Etiwanda High School (Eagles) 1996-1998. He was the varsity coach for two years and led them to the Mt. Baldy League championship in 1998 and the California Interscholastic Federation quarterfinals. He also served as a consultant for the Jamaican Under 17 National team through World Cup qualifying in 2002-2004.
Coach Wallace served as the Assistant Director of Coaching at American Global Soccer School (AGSS) under former Iran Men’s Soccer team head Coach Afshin Ghotbi (former assistant coach of the Los Angels Galaxy, and the Korean Men's National team).  Ghotbi also head of coach J League Club Shimizu S Pulse the only American coach to boast a 4th place world cup medal, together both coaches have guided many teams to domestic and International competitions, including the Nomads Tournament, Surf Cup, North Huntington Beach Cup, Dallas Cup and California Youth Soccer Association State National Cup and international competitions Chivas Cup (Mexico), Spartan Professional Youth Tournament (Netherlands) and Euro-Foot Tournament (Belgium). His AGSS teams have won two California Youth Soccer Association State National Cup Championships U19 boys in Southern California.
Over the years Coach Wallace has developed and placed many players into the U.S Men's Under U17 National team and Regional teams, Including David Johnson (Willen II, Holland) David Arvizu (New York Red Bulls) Dakota Collins (Hask Croatia) Ryan Neil (Real Salt Lake) Steve Palacios (LA Galaxy) Connor Brandt (New York FC)
Coach Wallace has been Instrumental in placing over 300 players into College Soccer, his playing and coaching education has been highlighted by his time as a student and a professional of the game in the Netherlands over the past 12 years. He has represented his birth country Jamaica at the U17 and U20 levels.
Bryan Wallace has been the most successful coach in the history of United FC.
Coach Wallace has 1 daughter Teagan Zion Wallace who is seven years, 2009 Coach Wallace donated his bone marrow to Shemar Edwards a teenager from Philadelphia who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid Leukemia  

Coaching History

  • 2014-Present: West Coast FC Staff Coach/College Placement Coordinator
  • 2004-2014: United FC ADOC Older Boys
  • 2008-2011: University of Cal Irvine Men's Soccer Asst. Coach
  • 2007-2008: University of Cal Poly Pomona Men's Soccer Asst. Coach
  • 2002-2004: Pateadores Staff Coach
  • 1998-2003: American Global Soccer School (AGSS)
  • 1996-1998: Etiwanda HS