Coaching Staff

 

Legacy United coaches are all fully licensed with US and/or International federations and have several years of experience in coaching competitive level teams. The club has a policy to only use professional coaches. We believe this offers the best environment for player development, and we are unique amongst local clubs in this approach.

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Rhys Cannella

Director of Coaching

Cannella comes to Legacy United from NCAA DIII Baldwin Wallace University where he was an assistant coach and head of recruitment for 3 years. His primary responsibilities included recruiting, creating and implementing practice sessions for the varsity squad, helping to run the day-to-day operations of the program and creating a game plan for each opponent. Prior to Baldwin Wallace, Cannella was at NCAA Division II Walsh University in Canton where he was an assistant coach for one season. Cannella was also a volunteer assistant at Division II Ashland University from August 2016 to May 2017 and the College of Wooster from August 2013 to May 2014. Prior to his time at Wooster, Cannella was a graduate assistant Coach at Division II Urbana Universtiy for two seasons. He assisted in all facets of the men’s soccer program and was a crucial part in recruiting players both domestically and overseas. During his time at Urbana, Cannella helped to lead the Blue Knights to the two most successful seasons in program history with a conference championship coming in his final season. At the club level, Cannella has worked with the Akron Metro Futbol Club as the Associate Technical Director since August of 2013 where he provides training for children ages 4-18 and markets the club’s summer camp schedule of events. Concurrent to AMFC, Cannella was also at Cuyahoga Valley Soccer Academy where he coached teams in the US Club Soccer’s National Premier Leagues. Cannella’s soccer experience isn’t just limited to being a coach, however, as he was a four-year starter for the Division II Tiffin University men’s soccer program from 2007-2011. In his 74 career games, he scored 29 goals and added 14 assists for 72 points. A two-time team captain, Cannella earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Offensive Player of the Year and NCAA Division II First-Team All-American honers as a junior to go along with his two ALL_GLIAC nods. He was recently inducted into the Tiffin University Athletic Hall of Fame. Cannella currently is a Senior Consultant for Sports Recruiting USA which is a college soccer placement service.

Jose Preciado

Coach

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Tony Soltero

Coach

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Casey Ogle

Assistant Coach

Cassey has been coaching U6-U15 levels of soccer since 2009. He has been US Soccer National E licensed since 2014. He has coached teams for Legacy , Madrid, AYSO, and Cal South Templeton. Legacy became his passion because he wanted to see young athletes reach their maximum soccer ptential while having fun doing it. He feels Legacy is a great club to help players learn to become ellite soccer players. Casey grew up in Bakersfield where he was involved in multiple sports. The challenge of sports and fitness give him a love for soccer. Casey Ogle is presently an assistant coach with multiple Legacy girls teams. 

Andy Brown

Coach

 Andy enjoyed a playing career for Hamilton Academical & Bradford City,  professional soccer clubs in England & Scotland from the age of 16. Following his transition out of the game, he got into coaching through the community foundation at Bradford City, coaching in schools and summer camps. He then worked his way up to coaching within the club’s development center and center of excellence. This enabled him to gain a number of coaching specific quallifications including his FA Level 2 (UEFA C) and FA youth module 2. Andy coaches as a way of staying in the game and helping young people develop their talent while ensuring they are in an enjoyable environment. Andy says “Legacy is a fantastic family club with the best kids I’ve had the pleasure of coaching. Legacy has really positive vision for the future of which I’m looking forward to be a part.”

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Office Phone

(805) 369-1587

Office Email

contactlusc@gmail.com

Office Location

PO Box 3806, Paso Robles, CA 93446