Eclipse has promoted head coach Fernando Vesga Villalba to the positions of Age Group Director of our U9/U10 Program and Director of our Future Eclipse (U8) Program. This will be Fernando’s third season with Eclipse after two successful seasons as a head coach. In addition to being a head coach, Fernando has also been one of our Summer Camp directors and assisted Club Director Shane Carney with the U9/U10 and Future Eclipse Programs in 2018.
In addition to coaching at Eclipse, Fernando has coached at the youth level with Diablo FC, Humboldt State Youth Soccer Camps, Little Kickers, and Mad River Soccer Club. He has coached at the high school level with Mt. Diablo, Alhambra and Monte Vista, and the collegiate level at College of the Redwoods.
Fernando’s playing career included playing youth soccer for Diablo FC and in the Olympic Development Program for Northern California and the national camp. He played college soccer at Humboldt State University and at the professional level with La Equidad Reserves.