Oliver Wyss, West Coast FC Coach

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Oliver Wyss
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USSF National "A" License
Director, Boy’s Program
WCFC Board Member

B99 Wyss

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Oliver started his soccer career at F.C. Solothurn in the Swiss 1st Division. He was selected for the Swiss Youth National Team where he played in over 20 International games including the European Cup qualifiers. In the U.S., he played for the L.A. Salsa in the USISL Pro Division and for the Anaheim Splash in the CISL. Oliver holds an USSF National A license and has been deeply involved in the Orange County soccer community since 1997. As the Director of the West Coast FC Boys’ Program, Oliver has led the club to three US Youth Soccer National Championships. A significant number of his former players are currently competing on the collegiate level and professionally in the USL. In his first season as head coach and general manager of the OC Blues FC, Oliver Wyss won the 2015 USL Western Conference regular season championship. In 2016, Oliver got promoted to Executive Vice President of Soccer Operations and the team made it to the Western Conference Semifinals.

Soccer For Hope:

Oliver was diagnosed in 1997 with severe Aplastic Anemia, a rare blood disorder that ended his professional soccer career. After a successful bone marrow transplant, Oliver and his wife founded Soccer For Hope, a non-profit organization that has raised over $3 Million for childhood cancer research & essential family support.

Personal:

Oliver graduated in 1994 from the Business College of Switzerland with a diploma in Economics and Languages. He and his wife Jamie reside in Laguna Niguel.