Ballistic staff brings impressive resumes!

One of the goals for the Ballistic United Soccer Club has always been to create the best possible learning environment for the players to be able grow, both as a player and as a person.

In order to provide the best path for the players to develop is to put the best staff in place to guide the players as they move through the program.

“The club has always prioritized and has been successful building a very experienced technical staff,” said Kevin Crow, the Executive Director of Ballistic. “I would rank our current staff as one of the top youth soccer club staffs in the country.”

We feel we have succeeded in that area and wanted to share some of the accomplishments of our talented staff!

Jerry Losson (Director of Coaching, MLSNEXT)

Well known and respected by many through youth soccer circles in the United States, Losson guides the Ballistic MLSNEXT program and has moved it to one of the elite programs in the country.

So respected by others, Losson was appointed by 14 other MLSNEXT programs to represent them in meetings and discussions with MLS leadership.

Here some of his qualifications:

  • National A License, USSF 1/23/23
  • National B License, USSF 1/02/97
  • Academy Director, U.S. Soccer 8/04/20
  • S. Physical Education/Kinesiology
  • S. Education, Curriculum Development


Brady Taylor (Director of Coaching for Competitive Program)

The new Director of Coaching for the Ballistic Competitive program brings a wealth of experience to Ballistic after we were able to lure him away from the Barca Residency Academy in Arizona.

Among the many strengths Brady brings to Ballistic is his passion for cutting edge video analysis which gives him the ability to break down tape of games and practices to analyze for creative coaching.

He has also worked with and helped develop many professional players over the last 10 years.

A list of his qualifications/resume

  • Barca Residency Academy – Head Coach U16MLS & Pre Academy Director – 2017
  • Deportivo Saprissa Apprenticeship Academy coach for 7 months (Costa Rican 1st division)
  • San Joaquin Valley – USSDA Head Coach U14 & Club U19 Head Coach Merced Atlas Soccer Academy (Affiliate with Seattle Sounders) May 2016-February 2017
  • Cal State University Stanislaus – Assistant Coach CSU Stanislaus Div II (Turlock) May 2016 – Feb 2017
  • San Jose Earthquakes – RDS Coach (2012) East Valley Coach (2013-2016). San Jose Earthquakes Regional Development School & East Valley Program (Oakdale) Nov. 2012 – May 2016


Licensing Certifications

  • USSF Director of Coaching License 2023
  • USSF B License in October 2021
  • USSF C License 2020
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma 2015

Playing Experience – Cal State University Stanislaus

  • CCAA Champions 2012 – 2015
  • 2 NCAA Tournament appearances
  • All CCAA Conference Player
  • All Far West Regional Team Player


Carlos Schulze (Director of Goalkeeping, MLSNEXT/BUSC)

Carlos is a former professional football player with 30 years of coaching at the youth, professional and National Team level.

He is passionate about developing young talent the right way, with great emphasis on the technical side of the game.


He is also certified as a personal trainer, allowing his focus to also be on the physical development of the football player.

Following are some of his qualifications:

  • Ballistic United – Director of Goalkeeping July 2021 to present.


  • El Salvador U20 National Team May 2022

Goalkeeper coach participating in the UNCAF tournament in Belize and World Cup qualifiers in Honduras.


  • USSF Coach Educator – August 2020-present

Prepare and run Grassroots and D license courses for coaching candidates applying USSF methodology and philosophy.


List of certifications


  • USSF Youth and A licenses
  • Barcelona Youth Academy Coach License (in progress)
  • USSF Grassroots Instructor
  • USSF Director of Coaching
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
  • NSCAA Advanced National and Goalkeeping licenses
  • American Fitness Association CPT


Austin Daniels (Director of Coaching Education)




  • US Soccer Coach Educator Developer – 2021
  • Ballistic United SC Director of Coaching Education 2021
  • US Soccer Technical Advisor Club Development Manager 2017
  • Phoenix Rising/AZ United Assistant Coach – 2014



  • University of Connecticut – 1981
  • US Soccer Academy Director License – 2020
  • US Soccer Director of Coaching License – 2019
  • US Soccer “A” License – 1998
  • US Soccer National Youth License – 2007
  • United Soccer Coaches Member Since 1982


  • Connecticut Hall of Fame – 2013
  • WPSL Coach of the Year – 2004
  • NSCAA Women’s Div 1 Coach of the Year – 1989
  • NSCAA New England Div 1 Coach of the Year – 1989, 1992
  • North Atlantic Coach of the Year – 1991, 1992, 1995





Randy James (Director of Recreational Programs)

Brings almost 30 years of coaching experience to the table coaching at multitude of levels and is the perfect person to oversee our Recreation program.

Drawing on his vast knowledge of coaching at the top levels, he can help develop the Rec players to take the next step up.

Following is James’ vast list of experience:

ODP Coaching Experience

Super Y League, Olympic Development Program

  • Head Coach, Age Group Scout, 2003-2007
  • Responsible for selection, training of teams and players to compete in inter-regional events.

U.S. Club Soccer, ID2 Program

  • Age Group Scout, 2004-2006
  • Attended tournaments in Northern and Southern California identifying top U13 and U14 players for ID2 Program.

Region IV, Olympic Development Program

  • Head Coach U16 Girls, 2002-2003
  • Head Coach U14 Girls, 2001-2002
  • Head Coach U16 Girls, 2000-2001
  • Assistant Coach U16 Girls, 1999-2000
  • Assistant Coach U19 Girls 1998-1999
  • Staff Coach, Girls, 1996-1998
  • Staff Coach Boys, 1998-2000

CYSA North Olympic Development Program

  • State Team Assistant Coach U16 Boys, 1999-2000
  • State Team Head Coach U14 Boys, 1997-1999
  • State Team Head Coach U17 Girls, 1995-1997
  • State Team Head Coach U14 Girls, 1994-1995
  • State Team Assistant Coach U16 Boys, 1993-1994
  • State Team Assistant Coach U14 Boys, 1992-1993

Club Coaching Experience

Ballistic United Soccer Club, Pleasanton

  • Director Of Recreational Program, 2020-present
  • Premier Head Coach, U11-U16, 2016-2020
  • Premier Head Coach, U8-11 Academy, 2010-2015
  • Director of Coaching, 1999-2006
  • Head Trainer, 1997-1999

Tri-Valley AC, Pleasanton

  • Head Coach U17 Boy’s 1996-1997
  • Head Coach, U19 Boy’s 1993, 1995-1996

Coached teams to four CYSA-North Premier League regular season championships. Coached teams to three CYSA-North Premier League playoff championships. 1993, 1995 and 1996 teams were undefeated in Premier League Play. State Cup Champions in 1993, 1995 and State Cup runners up in 1996. Led 1993 team to regional-finals and 1996 team to regional semi-finals.

College Coaching Experience

California State University, Hayward

  • Women’s Assistant Coach, 1997-1999
  • Men’s and Women’s Assistant Coach, 1991-1992
  • Planned and implemented training sessions. Completed budget for teams (travel, uniforms, meals).
  • Recruited prospective student-athletes to compete at NCAA Division II (91-92) and NAIA (97-99).

De Anza College, Cupertino

  • Men’s and Women’s Assistant Coach, 1992-1993
  • Assisted in coaching both Men’s and Women’s teams to Community College State Championships.

High School Coaching Experience

Heritage High, Brentwood

  • Boys’ Varsity Head Coach, 2022-present
  • Girls’ Varsity Head Coach, 2009-2016
  • Boys’ Junior Varsity Head Coach, 2008-2009





St. Mary’s College, Moraga

  • Master of Arts, Kinesiology – Sports Studies Emphasis, conferred in September 2017
  • Single Subject (CLEAR, 2009), Physical Education (CLAD) Teaching Credential, Completed in May, 2007
  • Completed the St. Mary’s College Master’s curriculum with honors. The Sports Studies program is designed for collegiate teaching and coaching.

California State University, Hayward

  • BS in Business Administration with emphasis in accounting, 1988-1998

United States Soccer Federation, Chicago

  • S. Grassroots Instructors license, 2021 Kansas City, MO
  • S. National Youth License, 2008, Portland, OR
  • “A” license 1995, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • Earned and renewed (’02, ’08, ’12, 16) highest coaching license level available in the United States. The renewal courses are designed to augment previous courses and provide the latest trends in soccer. Currently a US Soccer Grassroots Instructor.

Dennis Miller