Our Coaches

Francis Gangle - ABC Director


Jimmy is a combination of great soccer knowledge with the ability to communicate his expertise effectively. My daughters love training with him and he knows how to motivate in a positive manner. I’ve not seen anyone who is any better.
-Rick Perko

Played at California State University Bakersfield 1990-1993

B.A. Philosophy

B.A. Religious Studies

CYSA-S E level Coaching License

Coached 11 years Varsity Boys High School Soccer 1994-2005 Kern High School District

Coached 8 years Varsity High School Track and Field 1997-2005 Kern High School District

Coached 15 years Boys and Girls Club Soccer, 1991-2006, CYSA-S Soccer Leagues

Director of Coaching Bakersfield Alliance Soccer Club 2004-2006

Certified Personal Trainer 2010 to Present

CrossFit Level 1 Certificate 2011 to Present

1990 CIF Central Section Player of the Year

2003 CIF Central Section Coach of the Year