Head Coach Carlos Perez

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Education

Received bachelor’s degree in Economics & Statistics from UC Davis in 1985.
Played 4 years at UC Davis and was named to the NCAC All-League team.
Played semi professional soccer for The Bridge Grill in Connecticut in 1986.
Received MBA from Harvard Business School in 1989.

Coaching Positions

Started coaching U16, U17’s in 1994 for the Peninsula soccer club.
Started coaching in Juventus club 2006 and currently the head coach of the 3 Juventus U14 “Cats” teams; Jaguars, Leopards, and Cougars.
Also, coached Juventus CRS Elite for several years.
Coached boys and girls teams at Woodside Priory for 3 years.

Perez Scholar-Athlete Foundation & The Perez Family Fund

In 2014, founded the Perez Scholars Foundation whose mission it is to connect student athletes with appropriate collegiate soccer programs. We assist players by providing financial assistance, mentoring, and college selection guidance.
In 2015 founded The Perez Family Fund, a donor advised fund to help non-profit entities.

Cheetahs Academy

In 2000, founded the Cheetahs Soccer Academy and built a lighted, turf facility in Portola Valley to provide individual and small group training sessions.

Coaching Courses

In 1987, attended two week licensing course in Bradbury, England.
Since then, attended coaching courses from the following professional programs: Fiorentina Italy, Ajax Holland, Benfica Portugal, Dynamo Zargreb Croatia, Motherwell Scotland, Chivas de Guadalajara Mexico and PSV Eindhoven Holland.
Hold UEFA, USSF, Goalkeeper, Fiorentina and Referee licenses.