About Coach Mesones:

Edwin has been coaching competitive club soccer for over 10 years in just Arizona alone. He has coached State League teams, competitive USL and is constantly looking for ways to improve his coaching ability. He has been assistant coach to many of the bigger names in US Soccer  including; Todd Higley (US National Men’s team 1995); Karla Thompson (US Youth Soccer  Director); Dominick Papa (USL Player and current Brophy Assistant).  

He started his coaching Career in California with Acalanes High School as the defensive coach, assistant coach. Moved to Chico for college to play D2 and ended my career in  Phoenix playing Community College.  

Received his US Soccer Licenses – Youth License, E License, State D License, National D  License. Currently pursuing his National C License later on this year. 

Currently coaching the Division 4 U-11 Boys 9v9 and U19 High School boys’ soccer. Have held the 99 boys since U-12 and will see this group graduate for the first time in AZSC history. Edwin has played at a high level both in College, and top High School team in Northern California. Looking to continue my journey coaching and continuing my license education.

Education:

  • Arizona State University Bachelors Business Communication (2013)
  • Colorado State University (Online) Masters in Finance (Anticipated 2018 graduation)
  • US Soccer Licenses – Youth License, E License, State D License, National D License

Coaching Experience:

  • Lamorinda (LMFC) Soccer Club (2005-2007)
  • Arizona Soccer Club (2011-Present)

Playing Experience:

  • (1997) state cup quarter finalist LMFC
  • (2000) state cup semifinalist LMFC
  • (2001) nomads quarter finalist LMFC
  • (2001) Dallas cup finalist LMFC
  • (2001) Santa Barbara cup champions
  • (2001-2005) varsity player at Acalanes High School
  • (2004) Team MVP Acalanes
  • (2005) defensive MVP DFAL
  • (2002-2005) 3 x first team all-league player
  • (2006) Red shirt Chico State
  • (2011) team captain South Mountain Community College