About Coach Melling:

Darren has been coaching soccer for over 20 years. He currently holds a USSF National “E” License, USSF National Youth License. He has coached all levels here in Arizona and California from recreational teams, youth club teams, high school. He is currently the head coach of the East Valley FC 07 Boys.


● San Diego Mesa College

Club Coaching Experience:

●  East Valley FC Head Coach ‘07 Boys 2020 to present

●  MSC United Head Coach ‘05 and ‘07 Boys 2019-2020

●  Fallbrook Villa FC Head Coach ‘02 Girls 2017-2019

●  Oceanside Breakers SC Rec Boys Director 2015-2017

●  MSC United Head Coach ‘02 and ‘05 Boys 2011-2014

●  AZ Sports Coalition 2005-2011

●  John Napier Soccer Camps 1994-1997

High School Coaching Experience:

● Mission Bay High School JV Boys 2001-2004

Playing Experience:

●  La Jolla Nomads U12-U16

●  San Diego Villa FC U17-U19

●  ODP Cal South U14-U17

●  San Diego Mesa College 1993-1995