TPSC Competitive Team Coaches and Rec Pro Trainers
Mattias Kodzoman is the Director of Coaching and Development for the Tiburon Peninsula Soccer Club. He has extensive experience as a player and coach. Mattias is from Vasteras, Sweden. He has a NSCAA Premier Diploma and has coached competitive youth teams for the past 15+ years in Tiburon Peninsula Soccer Club, Marin FC, Mill Valley Soccer Club, Central Marin Youth Soccer Club, San Francisco Youth Soccer and is the current Redwood High School Varsity Girls coach. He is a two time All American having played soccer for Tri-State University and University of San Francisco and as a professional player in Sweden for Basteras SK. He has a BS in Marketing and Accounting from the University of San Francisco. Mattias has also taken over 400 players and parents to Europe to play soccer over the past 9 years.
Javier Alvarado has over 25 years’ experience coaching youth soccer players. He has coached youth teams for TPSC, Novato, Mill Valley, Marin FC and high school teams for Tam High and Sacred Heart Cathedral. As a player, Javier played for the semi-pro teams SF Diablos and SR Breakers. He was the team captain at City College of San Francisco and also played at San Francisco State. Javier has his USSF E/D license, attended numerous coaching symposiums, plus has his AA in Kinesiology.
Chris Stibich grew up in Marin and played as a youth in Tiburon Peninsula Soccer Club, Mill Valley Soccer Club, Marin FC and at Redwood High. He went on to play collegiate soccer for Whitworth University as part of one of the most successful classes winning three straight Northwest Conference titles and competing in three NCAA Division III tournaments. Post college, Chris played professionally for the Bay Area Ambassadors and AS Laranja, Kyoto Japan. Chris’ 15+ years of coaching includes soccer camps, clinics and teams for SoccerInsight, Spokane Shadow, Kyoto Academy, TPSC, MVSC, Marin Catholic High School and Academy of Art University. He has a NSCAA National Diploma coaching license and a BA in Graphic Design.
Alexa Garratt grew up playing competitive soccer for Mill Valley and Marin FC; she also played for Tam High's Varsity team all four years and helped the team win league, playoff, and North Coast Section titles in 2008. She began working as an assistant coach for various soccer camps when she was 13. Since graduating from UC Davis she has coached for the Tiburon Peninsula Soccer Club and for several teams in San Francisco.
David Siracusa joined the TPSC coaching staff last season with an impressive coaching, administrative and academic resume. He currently is a coach for the Redwood High School boys varsity. He has also coached at San Jose State, San Diego State, Cal State Stanislaus and Sonoma State as well as other high school varsity teams. David has a MS in Organizational Psychology, Nutritional Sciences and Exercise from SDSU and a BA in Psychology from Sonoma State University.
Adam Dietz grew up playing youth soccer in Terra Linda winning both the top State Cup for club and an NCS championship for Terra Linda High. Adam was a 3x All-League goalkeeper before moving on to San Diego State University where he was a 2x scholar-athlete award recipient for the Aztecs. Adam is currently head coach of the Terra Linda High School Girls Varsity program after coaching at Branson in 2011 and 2012 and has been coaching competitive soccer in Marin since 2002, most recently spending 6 years with Central Marin Soccer Club.
Jennifer Gastrich returns for her 15th year coaching recreational girls soccer for TPSC. Her soccer coaching experience also included coaching at The Spence School, Major League Soccer Camps and Pickerington Youth Soccer Association. She played varsity soccer For Muskingum College for 4 years being named captain her senior year. She is currently the head coach for the girls JV team at Lick-Wilmerding High School in SF. She holds a NSCAA state diploma. Her full time job also involves working with youth at Steve & Kate’s Camps.