About Coach  Welch:

Chad has been an assistant coach with his daughter’s GYSA’s team for 3 seasons.  He played soccer in the east valley from Kindergarten throughout Junior High School.  He has been in outside sales his entire career and is currently working for Panolam Surface Systems.  He also secured his substitute teacher license in 2013.


  • Arizona State University: Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies; History and Humanities 2000

Coaching Experience:

  • The Rockets GYSA (2015-2016)

Playing Experience:

  • Mesa YMCA  (1979-1981)
  • Dobson Area Soccer League (1982-1986)
  • Kyrene Junior High Scorpions (1987-1988)