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Men's Soccer Coaching Staff

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​​Jimmy Obleda

Head Coach

​(714)628-4907

​​​obleda_james@sccollege.edu​


 

Coach Jimmy Obleda is entering his first season as head coach for the Santiago Canyon College Men's Soccer Program.  Jimmy Obleda brings a wealth of experience as both a player and coach to the Hawks Soccer Program.  

As a player, Jimmy Obleda signed his first professional contract at the age of 17 for Danubio Futbol Club of the Uruguayan First Division.  He continued his professional career for eight years playing in South America, Europe and the United States.  

Considered as one of the top youth coaches in the country, Jimmy Obleda success as a coach speaks for itself.  As a Director of Coaching and Player Development for the Fullerton Rangers for 13 years, Jimmy Obleda took a small local club and build it into a nationally recognized powerhouse.  During his time he produced some of the top youth players in the country for U.S. youth national teams, professional teams and universities.  He has managed to send over 200 student/athletes to play at the university/college levels. Jimmy Obleda has won numerous league, state and regional titles but no title is more significant than the 2011/2012 Back to Back USYSA National and Dallas Cup titles.  To this day, he is the only coach in U.S. youth soccer history to accomplish this feat.  

Currently, Jimmy Obleda is the Director of Coaching and Player Development for Boca Juniors Orange County, where he coaches the national ranked B02 White and B07 White teams

Coach Obleda's coaching experience also reaches the professional level, having coached  Deportivo Coras USA of Riverside during the 2016 season, qualifying the team to the NPSL playoffs. 

In 2011, Jimmy was named Regional Youth Coach of the Year as well as National Youth Coach of the Year by the NSCAA.  In 2012, Jimmy was named 2012 Cal-South Nike Coach of the Year. ​Jimmy Obleda holds a U.S.S.F. A License.  Additionally, he has been a Region IV Assistant Coach.  He is presently a Coaching Education Instructor for Cal-South and US Soccer and is a member of the Cal-South Technical Committee.

Jimmy holds a B.A. in Child Development and an M.A. in Cross-Cultural Development and will be starting his M.A. in Kinesiology in the fall.

 Jimmy Obleda lives in Orange with his wife Allison and three kids, Kayla, Jackson, and James.


 

Abraham Jacinto
Assistant Coach

Coach Abraham Jacinto is entering his first season as an assistant coach for the Santiago Canyon College Men's Soccer Program  Abraham played for the Hawk's soccer program during the 2006 season.  In addition to his collegiate experience, Abraham played in the Premier Development and National Premier Soccer Leagues. 

Coach Abraham also serves as the Technical Director for Boca Juniors Orange County and holds a USSF National C License.  Abraham was a staff coach at the Fullerton Rangers and also served as an assistant coach at Fullerton College.

Abraham is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology at California State University, Fullerton.


 

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Christopher Martinez

Goalkeeping Coach

Chris Martinez joined the SCC Men's program coaching staff in 2016.

Chris played for Pateadores from 2004 - 2011. He was asked to play the Manchester United Cup in Oregon 2008. In 2009 he was selected to play for the Pateadores Academy. He played for Trabuco Hills High School from 2009- 2012. He was awarded First Team All League three years in a row. As a senior we was also awarded MVP for his league. He attended Santa Ana College in 2012 where he played his first year of college soccer. Then he was recruited by Jorge Campos and Claudio Suarez Academy in 2013 where they sent him to go play for Pumas (Mex) Division 1A. Then played his last year of College with Santiago Canyon where he was All Conference First Team (2014). 

 

Chris is a staff coach for FC Premier Soccer Club. He also assisted a Soccer Camp for Chelsea Yorba Linda. He is Also Part of the Women's Soccer Program for Santiago Canyon  Hawks as an Assistant/ Goalkeeper Coach. Martinez holds a USSF 'E' License.