Staff

We believe that the pursuit of excellence in the areas of academics and soccer helps develop maturity and self-confidence. We believe that the experiences a player has with the Pateadores will be beneficial throughout their lifetime.

chronopoulos

DIRECTOR of soccer

Teddy Chronopoulos is our Director of Soccer. He has been our Academy Director since 2013, and Club Director since 2021.

The club has enjoyed tremendous success under his leadership, continuing our heritage of preparing boys and girls for college, pro, and international soccer, while strengthening our pathway to include impactful experiences to athletes of all ages, ability levels, and goals.

Coaching Licenses

  • United States Federation Technical Director License – First Class
  • United States Soccer Federation ‘A’ License
  • 2018 Major League Soccer PME

Coaching Experience

  • 2018 USYNT 2003 Staff Coach
  • 2014-Present Pateadores Academy Director, U19/U17 USSDA Head Coach
  • 2013-2014 US Soccer Development Academy U15/U16 Coach of the Year
  • 2011-2013 Chivas USA Youth Academy Director
  • 2011-2012 Cal South Older Division Coach of the Year
  • 2011-2012 United States Champion Manchester United Cup
  • 2010-2012 Cal South U14 Boys National Cup Champions
  • 2010-2011 NY Cosmos Academy West Director of Coaching/Player Development
  • 2008-2010 Vice President of Soccer Operations/Academy Director LAFC Chelsea
  • 2008-2010 Assistant Coach LAFC Chelsea BU16 US Soccer Development Academy
  • 2007-2008 US Soccer Development Academy U15/U16 Coach of the Year
  • 2007-2008 Head Coach LAFC BU16 US Soccer Development Academy
  • 2006-2008 Director of Girls Coaching Los Angeles Fútbol Club
  • 2005 Player-Assistant Coach Charleston Battery
  • 2002 Academy Coach New York Metrostars Academy

Professional Experience

  • 2003-2005 Charleston Battery USL 1stDivision
  • 2004-2005 Chicago Storm Major Indoor Soccer League
  • 2002-2003 Major League Soccer New York Metrostars
  • 2002-1996 Major League Soccer New England Revolution
  • 1997-1998 Member of the United States National Team
  • 1994-1996 Panionios Futbol Club Greek First Division

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Brian Riggs*

CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lisa Brosnan

VP OPERATIONS

Matt McCarthy

TREASURER

SAUL WOLF*

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

RAY FERNANDEZ*

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

WAYNE FRASER

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

* PATEADORES ALUM

The staff at Pateadores SC is the most complete in Southern California, and one of the finest in the country.

 

Our group of coaches include individuals with the top licenses in the United States and Europe; men and women who have played at all levels of college, as well as professionally and internationally; and years upon years of experience in the competitive youth game.

 

Most importantly, our men and women love the game, and love coaching young athletes.

pats office

151 Kalmus Drive F-5 • Costa Mesa, California 92626
714-486-2811 • admin@pateadores.org
hours: tue & thu 11 am–4 pm; Wed 12–4 PM

TEDDY CHRONOPOULOS

DIRECTOR OF SOCCER

CHRIS GOULD

BUSINESS AFFAIRS

LISA BROSNAN

VP OF OPERATIONS

IVAN ROMERO

OFFICE MANAGER

Hilary cooper

CLUB REGISTRAR

ERIKA KRON

CLUB REGISTRAR

CHRISTINE KEAYS

CLUB REGISTRAR

DIRECTORS

Ben Forey

b.forey@pateadoressoccer.org

erik kirsch pateadores sc

Erik Kirsch

e.kirsch@pateadoressoccer.org

staff photo pateadores director glenn strachan

Glenn Strachan

g.strachan@pateadoressoccer.org

staff photo pateadores director ignacio cid

Ignacio Cid

i.cid@pateadoressoccer.org

Ken Claborn

k.claborn@pateadoressoccer.org

kevin elson pateadores

Kevin Elson

k.elsone@pateadoressoccer.org

Kevin Macare

k.macare@pateadoressoccer.org

staff photo kevin smith pateadores

Kevin Smith

k.smith@pateadoressoccer.org

Luis Turcios

l.turcios@pateadoressoccer.org

staff photo pateadores director mike rubio

Mike Rubio

m.rubio@pateadoressoccer.org

Norma Mendez

n.mendez@pateadoressoccer.org

OUR GOALS

  • To help develop each player to their fullest potential as a person and as a soccer player.
  • To provide positive role models for younger players to emulate.
  • To develop teams that compete for National Championship.
  • To expose Pateadores players to collegiate and professional opportunities.