About Coach Lemon:

David has been coaching soccer for over 40 years. His first coaching experience was a youth soccer team on Sembach Air force base in Germany in 1980. Currently David is an Assistant coach in the Red mountain Girl’ soccer program. David has been a part of five state champion teams and two state runner-up teams while coaching with the Girls varsity programs at Catalina foothills and Rincon high school in Tucson. Coach Lemon spent 20 years in the United states Air force and retired in 1999. After retirement he worked at Cholla high school as a campus liaison for the last 21 years and just recently retired with the Tucson unified school district. He has coach Girls and Boys varsity soccer high school programs in Holland and Korea as well as club and OPP in Colorado and Arizona.


  • Bachelor’s in communications University of Maryland (overseas)
  • Associate degree communications Community college Air Force

Coaching Experience:

  • Chargers Stampede Colorado Springs Girls U14 Gold 1997-1999
  • ODP Olympic Development Program Colorado Springs U14 Girls U15 Boys 1997-1999
  • Tucson soccer Academy girls 99 Red and Boys 03 Blue 2010-2014
  • Head Coach AFCENT American High school Holland Girls/Boys 1990-1992. 1991 Northern Region champions
  • Head Coach Osan American High school Korea Girl’s/Boys 1995-1996. 1996 Korean Peninsula Champions
  • Assistant Head coach Sabino High school Tucson 1999-2005
  • Assistant Head coach Rincon high school Tucson 2006-2007, Head coach 2007-2008 5AII state Champions 2007
  • Assistant Head coach 2009-2014, Head coach 2014-2018, 4 Time state Champion, 2 Time state runner-up
  • 3 Time Region Coach of the year, 3 Time Southern Arizona coach of the year
  • 4 A Conference coach of the year 2018

Playing Experience:

  • Englewood High school Colorado 1976-1978
  • Sembach AB soccer team Germany 1979-1982 2 time USAFE champions 2 time ALL USAFE soccer team
  • 1980 1FC Kaiserslautern Developmental team
  • U S Air Force soccer team 1980-1982. 1986-1988
  • Lowry AFB Colorado soccer team 1982-1985 2 Time ATC Champions
  • Kleine Brogel AB Belgium soccer team 1986-1992
  • Excelsor Hamont Belgium 2 nd division 1989-1992
  • Mather AFB California soccer team 1993-1995
  • Davis Monthan AFB soccer team 1995-1996