Press Release 2/11/22

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Sporting California USA is excited to announce the addition of Andy Gutierrez to our club’s coaching staff. Andy will oversee goalkeeping for both our boys and girls Elite Club National League and Elite Club Regional League programs. Andy will be tasked with the development of the club’s goalkeepers and will be implementing a new goalkeeping curriculum for these programs.

Andy comes with a wealth of experience having worked with other top-level soccer clubs in southern California. In addition, Andy is currently part of the MT. SAC men’s and women’s coaching staff and previously worked on staff for Cal State Fullerton men’s soccer team.

“I am excited to announce the appointment of Andy Gutierrez as Sporting California USA Boys and Girls goalkeeping director. Andy's work rate and attention to detail will be of huge benefit to our goalkeepers. Andy will undoubtedly play a key role in the continued progression of our club”.

- (David Baillie, Sporting CA USA Girls ECNL/ECRL Director)

“We are truly pleased and honored to have Andy Gutierrez come onboard and take over the Director of Goalkeeping role for Sporting California. Andy is a terrific keeper trainer, talent

identifier, and all around great human being. We are excited to get to work!!”.

- (Jim Nordberg, Sporting CA USA Boys ECNL/ECRL Director)

Nat Gonzalez who ran the goalkeeping program the last several years for Sporting California USA was recently named the Head Coach of the Puerto Rican women’s National Soccer team that is competing for World Cup qualification. The club has had a great privilege to get and work with Nat and we wish him the very best at both UCR and with the Puerto Rican National program.

“Both the players and coaching staff thoroughly enjoyed working with Nat Gonzalez and we all wish him all the best in World Cup Qualifying with Puerto Rico. From all at Sporting California USA, thank you for your hard work and dedication to our program”.

- (David Baillie, Sporting CA USA Girls ECNL/ECRL Director)