President - Scott McMillin
Board President, Scott McMillin, has a long history with the community of Pleasanton. His family moved here in 1973, and as a youngster, he played recreational and competitive soccer with Ballistic United. Scott also played for Amador High School.
A graduate of California State University, Fresno, Scott recently retired after 30 years in sales and business development with various companies in the software industry.
Scott has served on the Board of Directors for BUSC for five years now, and although neither of his children are still playing soccer, he feels passionate about his role as the President of the Board of Directors, saying:
“I am a local guy and I care about this community. Playing soccer growing up kept me out of trouble and provided me with some lasting personal characteristics as well as life-long friendships. This is my opportunity to give back. I hope to foster that among as many of the Pleasanton kids as possible so that we can reach our goal of developing young men to meet their full potential through the beautiful game of soccer.”
Vice President - Mike Montoya
Soccer has been an important part of Mike’s life from a very early age. He grew up playing competitive youth soccer in Fremont and continued playing in high school and at the University of California, Davis. He strongly believes that the skills he developed and the life experiences he had as a player helped prepare him for his life ahead.
Mike got involved with BUSC as a recreational coach for his son and took great joy in watching him advance to competitive soccer, growing both as a player and a person.
He views his role with BUSC’s Board of Directors as a privilege, saying:
"As a Board member, I am fortunate to be in a role to give back to the game and ensure this opportunity continues to be available for the families here in Pleasanton.”
Treasurer - Mike Brydson
Mike grew up playing competitive soccer in Toronto, and his love for the game lead him to coach his children in the sport for the past five years. Mike was looking for ways to continue to contribute to the local soccer community, becoming Treasurer for the Board of Directors was a good way to fuse his talents with his passion for the game.
Mike has a Bachelor of International Business, and MBA, and is a Google Strategic Partnerships Lead. His favorite teams are England, Toronto FC, Newcastle United, Real Madrid, and Monterrey Rayados.
Secretary and Health Officer - TJ Carrothers
Prior to joining the board as Secretary in 2018, TJ served Ballistic as a recreational coach, competitive team manager and age group coordinator for seven years. In 2020, he took on additional responsibility as Health Officer, a new role in the club created to guide the club safely through the COVID-19 pandemic. In his day job, TJ works in Clinical Pharmacology for a major pharmaceutical company. TJ holds a doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health in Environmental Health and Risk Management.
Competitive Director - Mark Mangiola
Mr. Mangiola grew up on a soccer field as the son of Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame coach Frank Mangiola. We are grateful for his ongoing contributions to the club on the competitive level where his son Anthony currently plays. Mr. Mangola is a Bellarmine College Prep graduate and soccer alum who went on to a successful DI soccer career at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Soccer has provided Mr. Mangiola with important life lessons, demonstrated through instructive coaches the belief that "your best friends tell you things you don't want to hear". During the day Mark is a Principal at Sequoia Consulting Group where he advises clients on their benefit programs.
Recreation Director - Brian Morin
Brian grew up playing soccer in various recreational programs and continued playing in high school. Because so many of his favorite childhood memories are of his time on the soccer field, he knew when he became a father that he wanted to help create similar memories of the beautiful game for his boys.
Brian has coached both of his sons in the BUSC Recreational program. He enjoys continuing to coach his younger son in recreational soccer and has been excited to watch his older son grow, develop, and join the BUSC Competitive program.
MLS Next Director - Mike Nieto
Mike is a local product, having grown up and played soccer for Ballistic United and the University of California at Berkeley, where he is a member of the Soccer Hall of Fame. He also won multiple U.S. National Open cup championships with San Francisco Greek Americans SC.
Professionally, he has been in the technology field for more than 20 years, building global strategic partnerships for some of the largest software and hardware companies in the world.
Mike has continued his passion for the game by helping to develop, transition, and grow BUSC’s MLS Next program (formerly known as the BUSC US Soccer Development Academy).
Business Development Director - Sai Yendluri
Sai has been involved with BUSC since he moved to Pleasanton, managing his son’s teams in both recreational and competitive soccer for more than four years now. He is an avid sports fan and has volunteered to join BUSC board as Director of Communication to work closely with the club and increase community connections through various traditional and new social media platforms.
Sai has volunteered during Covid-19 Back to Play planning and implementation at BUSC. He is an engineer by profession and runs his own software consulting company. His favorite soccer team is Manchester United and his favorite player is David Beckham.
Information Technology Officer - Darryl Watson
Darryl grew up primarily in the Tri-Valley of the Bay Area where he played his youth soccer in Danville and continued into adulthood playing various levels up to the semi-professional level in San Francisco.
Staying in the Bay Area he graduated from California State University, East Bay with a Bachelor of Science in Business and continued on to get his MBA. Professionally he has been working in the software technology field for over 20 years developing/designing business software for Fortune 500 companies.
His family settled into Pleasanton where he and his wife are raising their 3 boys (all playing soccer). He has also been active within the club as a coach covering various levels/ages.
Futsal - David Pardes
Dave grew up playing competitive soccer in Orange County before making the switch to NorCal when he attended UC Davis in the late 90’s. Dave has passed along his passion for the game to his two boys where he coached in BUSC recreation for six years. He has remained active within BUSC as his children transitioned to the competitive program where he has served as a team manager for the past 4 years, which allowed him to build a broad understanding of the operational side of BUSC. For the past three years his boys have been part of the Ballistic United Futsal Club where he has watched Futsal play an important role in their overall soccer development.