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Meet our Coaches

You'll find several similarities between all of our coaches.

  • Soccer has always been a passion of theirs, each having played at the national level.

  • As licensed coaches with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, they share this passion with young players in a proficient and encouraging way.

  • Each of our coaches are also parents of young athletes, and appreciate the value of a balanced, all-encompassing summer camp.

Curtis McAlister - Camp Director

Curtis McAlister is in his 22nd season as an assistant coach with Santa Clara University's Women's Soccer Team. In addition to being the recruiting coordinator, he works with the back line players and goalkeepers. As a proven recruiter and coach, McAlister has helped the Broncos win 297 matches in 21 seasons, qualify for 20 NCAA tournaments, win 39 NCAA tournament matches and advance to the Final Four in 2004, 2020 and 2021. The team brought home the ultimate prize, beating top-ranked Florida State to win the 2020 National Championship!

A native of Modesto, Calif., McAlister came from Washington State University, where he spent four years as an assistant, working with all aspects of the program in addition to being the recruiting coordinator. Upon his departure, the Cougars had achieved the program's best finish ever in the Pacific-10 Conference (third) and their highest-ever national ranking (19th). McAlister has also served as the head goalkeeper coach for the Olympic Development Program West Region and as an assistant with U.S. Soccer National Youth Teams.

In addition to being a USSF licensed coach, McAlister brings seven years of professional playing experience to the Bronco program (1991-97), and in 1995, he was a member of the U.S. National Futsal Team. In addition, he was a member of the Major Soccer League champion San Diego Sockers in 1992. 

McAlister is a 1991 graduate of San Diego State with a bachelor's degree in economics. He resides in Santa Cruz with his wife, Felicia Billey, whom he married in August 2003. They are proud parents of daughters Ruby, 18, and Maisie, 15.

Jessica Perkin - Coach

A native of New Jersey, Jessica played varsity soccer and basketball all four years at Union Catholic Regional High School. Her soccer accolades include being named Parade Magazine National High School Defender of the Year and All-American, Gatorade High School Defender of the Year, and two time NSCAA High School All-American. Not only was Jess a critical member of U.S. Youth National Teams since age 14, she was also a starting defender for the U.S. U-19 National Team when they won the first ever U-19 Women's World Cup in 2002.



Jessica came out West in 2001 to attend Santa Clara University where she earned a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in Studio Art, and was a starter on SCU Women's Soccer team from 2001 to 2004. As a freshman, Jessica contributed the assist that scored the winning goal to help SCU win their first ever NCAA Division I National Championship. Her college accolades include being a member of both the Soccer America All-Freshman All-American Team and the NCAA All-Tournament Team in 2001 and 2002, and the prestigious honor of the 2002 NCAA Tournament’s Defensive Most Valuable Player. 



Jessica also has extensive coaching experience, holding a USSF "B"  coaching license.  She has coached club soccer for top clubs throughout the country at PDA (NJ), SC Breakers (CA), & Real (CO). While at Real, she was also a Director of Recreational Soccer and oversaw all ages 8 and under helping transition them to Competitive Teams. She ran the Aptos High School Varsity Soccer Program for 8 years where she was named Coach of the Year 4 times and broke school records by winning 5 consecutive SCCAL Championships. She was also involved with ODP at the state (NJ ODP)  and Region ODP (East Coast).  Recently, she was invited to coach with the U-14 U.S. National Team. 


Jessica has her masters in Education and has been teaching Physical Education and Health for the past 10 years. Jessica and her husband Kenny have three children, Brayden, Tatum, and Kayleigh and are both teachers in their local community of Castle Rock, Colorado. 

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