3761 S Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212
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SASHA HUNTER

DIRECTOR OF COACHING

Sasha has been coaching soccer for 21 years. He began coaching at Willis Jr. High School in 2001 and is currently coaching the Chandler High School’s Boys varsity team. Sasha led the CHS boys high school team to its first state title in school history in 2015. He has been teaching special education for 21 years as well.

He taught at Willis for 12 years and 9 years at Chandler High. He has trained several teams and coached his own kids’ recreational and competitive teams through Arcadia, YMCA, AZSC, GYSA, and Santan.

He currently holds a National “E” license certificate and Grassroots 7 v 7 and 11 v 11 certificates for coaching and will be continuing his licensing as time permits.

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TRAVIS BRENINHOLT

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Travis received his Bachelors in Business Administration from ASU after earning his Associates in Marketing from Mesa Community College. He started his soccer career playing for Tempe Southbank at the age of four but later moved to club and played all of his school years for the Cisco Soccer Club, where he served as captain.

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JENN CARLING

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Jenn is honored and proud to work with the coaching staff and directors at EV-FC and EV-NSFC. She’s served as NSFC’s Director of Operations since its inception in 2016. Each of her four girls have played soccer, with two of her daughters going on to play for Highland High School. She’s been a Gilbert resident for over 20 years and loves working with NSFC families.

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BRENNAN RAY

TREASURER

Bio coming soon

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LISA ROESNER

CHAIRWOMAN OF THE BOARD

Lisa is a native Arizonan, and she grew up in Southeastern corner of the state. She moved to the Phoenix area after high school and graduated from ASU. She and her soccer coach husband have five awesome children. Currently, she’s working as a mom and has been in Real Estate for about 12 years.

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JON THOMAS

'04 GIRLS BLUE HEAD COACH/'09 GIRLS RED HEAD COACH

Jon has been coaching soccer in Arizona for 14 years. He began coaching in Lexington, Kentucky, while in graduate school and has spent the last seven years coaching teams at MSC United. Jon currently coaches the Girls varsity team at Mountain View High as well as the Boys Varsity at Heritage Gateway Academy, taking both programs to the state playoffs last year. Jon lives in Mesa, AZ, with his family and works in operational finance. He currently holds a USSF National “D” license for coaching as well as other certifications.

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