JOSE "CHUY" CRUZ, PLACEMENT DIRECTOR
Chuy has over 20 years of coaching experience with girls, boys and co-ed teams at the youth club, Jr. High and High School level teams. He holds a USSF National “C” License, a USSF National Youth License and a NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma. Before joining Southside Soccer/ALBION SC Portland, he was part of the coaching staff of clubs such as GPS-Oregon and BSC-Portland, based in the Newberg area. He was also the Varsity Boys Head Soccer Coach at Dayton HS (15 years) and has earned the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) license/certification. In 2012 he was the Director of Coaching for Newberg Soccer Club and was also part of the coaching staff for 4 years. In 2009, he was named as part of the coaching staff for Academia de Fútbol-Tecos de Oregon that was affiliated to Estudiantes-Tecos Club from Mexico's First Division Professional League, and coached with THUSC in 2008.