About Coach Hakes:

Jason has been coaching soccer since 1992. He has coached in the states of AZ and WA. He has coached a variety of levels including recreational, select, and high school soccer. He currently holds a USSF National D License and a NFHS Level 2 Certification. He is currently an assistant boys’ varsity coach at Benjamin Franklin HS and an assistant with the East Valley NSFC 09 girls.


  • Senior Mechanical Engineer
  • USSF National D license
  • NFHS Accredited Interscholastic Coach (Level 1)
  • NFHS Certified Interscholastic Coach (Level 2)
  • CPR/First Aid certified

Coaching Experience:

  • Sereno Soccer Club (AZ) – select boys
  • YMCA (WA) – rec girls
  • Chinqually Booters (WA) – rec girls and boys
  • Thurston County United (WA) – select girls
    • 2-time WA Cup finalist
    • 2-time WA Cup semifinals
  • Gilbert Youth Soccer Club (AZ) – rec girls
  • Benjamin Franklin HS – varsity assistant (2020-present)
    • 2021 AZ State Playoffs

Playing Experience:

  • Southbank SC Holdup & Orion
  • Orion Express (indoor-nationals)
  • Cisco/Santos FC Lighting
  • Dobson HS Mustangs
  • Mesa Community College Thunderbirds