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Professional Coaches

El Dorado Hills Soccer Club assigns Pro Trainers to all of our teams to lead one session per week minimum in partnership with our volunteer coaches.  The Pro Trainers may also coach teams full time in some cases as a part of our Pro Coach Program.

Program Directors

Adam Moffat - Director of Coaching and Academy Director

Here's more information about Adam's appointment to Director of Coaching.


GLENN SHEPHERD - TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Glenn has been with our club for many years and does many roles that include Technical Director, Pro Coach, Pro Trainer, and official club DJ! 

Playing/Coaching Experience : Semi-Pro Kingstonian FC, Gloucestershire University, previous held Sport Science positions at Chelsea FC and with the Premier League

Licenses: USSF D, FA Level 2, holds a first class Masters degree in Sport & Exercise Physiology


Peter Lowry - College Recruitment Director and Pro Trainer

Peter will be helping our club with college recruitment for our older players and brings his experience at all levels from his soccer career.

Licenses: USSF B

Favorite Pro Team: Arsenal FC

Fun Fact: hometown is Fair Oaks but born in Missoula, MT. My wife (Dr. Catherine Lowry) is an Orthodontist at Lyon’s Orthodontics in EDH Town Center!


Lewis Walker - Comp Operations Admin and Pro trainer/coach

Coaching Experience and Licensing

  • EDHSC Professional Team Trainer (2018 - Present)
  • North Shore Mariners FC (Sydney, Australia)
  • Partick Thistle FC (Glasgow, Scotland)
  • UK International Soccer (CA)
  • Scottish FA Level 1 & 2
  • Bachelors Degree Business & Marketing & Masters Degree Sports Psychology

Playing Experience

  • Semi-Pro with North Shore Mariners (Sydney, Australia)
  • Missouri Valley College (Missouri) and Northwood University (Florida)
  • Queen of the South FC & Annan Athletic FC (Scotland)

Favorite Pro Team: Glasgow Rangers FC

Fun Fact: Loves to cook and play golf!

Professional Trainers and Coaches


Grant Tyler - Pro Trainer/Coach

Playing Exp: Semi-Pro with Godmanchester Rovers FC and Nottingham Trent University.

Licenses: USSF D, NSCAA Level 6

Favorite Pro Team: Tottenham Hotspur/England


Ty Downes - Pro Trainer/Coach

Playing Experience: York University, Professional Futsal (Real Toronto), Barbados National team

Licenses: USSF D


TISHA STRAIGHT - Pro Trainer and Rec Operations Admin


Santiago Peniche - Pro Trainer/Coach

Licenses: USSF D License, Futsal Level 1

Favorite Team - Arsenal


Tony Guzman - Pro Coach/Trainer


MIREYA "REYA" WATHEN-MAYORGA

Licenses: USSF D

Favorite Pro Team: Manchester City F.C.


Jamie Sprague - Pro Trainer