CEO, Administrator Boys Program
Oscar is one of the Downtown LA Soccer Club’s original founders in 2007. Besides serving on several club committees throughout the years, Oscar coached the first DTLA-SC team to play in the CSL’s prestigious Premier League and is still an active coach with the club. His previous playing experience includes being a member of the L.A. Salsa, the Los Angeles entry in American Professional Soccer League (APSL) where he was coached by former Brazilian National team player and ex-Pele teammate Rildo Menezes.
Mick who played his college soccer at Loyola University in Chicago, has been involved with youth soccer programs for the past 20 years and has been president of the Downtown L.A. Soccer Club since 2016. He is also a coach with the club and holds a USSF National “D” license coaching certification . He currently coaches the Girls 2003 team.
Ernesto De La O
Director of Coaching
Besides his DTLA-SC role as Director of Coaching, Ernesto is presently the assistant coach for the Harvard Westlake boys’ soccer team. He is a Cal South coaching instructor and holds a USSF “A” license coaching certification. Formerly Ernesto has been the assistant coach at Mission College and two professional teams C.D.Nejapa in El Salvador and Delfines del Carmen in Mexico as well as in the USSF ODP program.
Technical Director - Girls
Karter played collegiate soccer at the University of Southern California (USC) where she won the NCAA D1 National Championship in 2007. She was a four-year starter and set the records for the most career starts and games played in USC history. She was also an All-Academic Scholar Athlete. She views her position as technical director as an opportunity to mentor girls and lead as a role model that they can look up to as they pursue their own collegiate soccer paths.
Jackie has been a part of the DTLA-SC family since her eldest daughter joined the club in 2012. She now has one daughter playing for the club and two of her children (and former players) coaching at DTLA-SC. Her responsibilities as Administrative Director of the girls’ program include making sure all players are registered and properly equipped and coaches are properly certified and supported.
Technical Director - Boys (older)
Bryant played his high school soccer at Cathedral H.S. and played college soccer at Glendale Community college. Bryant is starting his 7th year as a coach with the DTLA-SC as well as being the head coach at Bishop Salesian H.S. in East L.A. where in his time with the program, his teams have reached the CIF and state Semi-final playoff rounds as well as two quarter-finalist appearances. Bryant currently holds a USSF National “C” license and is working on completing his USSF “B” license requirements by fall 2020.
Technical Director- Boy (younger)
Director of Fields and Boys Administrator
Antonio has been a coach and administrator with the DTLA-SC since its inception in 2008. In his present position his responsibilities include recruiting and overseeing the team placement and training of all boys ages 8 through 12 as well as assigning and assisting the coaches of teams in those age brackets.
Wade manages the club’s marketing and sponsorship program. He brings corporate and board experience to the club, and currently advises amateur sports organizations in the areas of strategic planning, marketing, and operational effectiveness. Wade is a passionate soccer fan, youth coach, and father to two daughters who play on DTLASC teams.