Jimmy grew up playing club soccer in Alta Loma for the 1979 Arsenal. Upon graduating from Rancho Cucamonga High School in 1997, he played soccer at Azusa Pacific University from 1997-1998, before transferring to Cal State San Bernardino where he played from 1999-2001. During college, Jimmy earned all American honors as 1st team All Far West, All GSAC and CCAA all-conference honors. After college he played from 2002-2003 for the Salt Lake City Blitzz.
Jimmy began his coaching career while still in college at Arsenal FC from 1999-2002. He then returned from Salt Lake City and was appointed Director of Coaching for the Apple Valley Storm Soccer Club from 2003-2004. In 2004, Jimmy left Apple Valley Storm to become the Director of Coaching for the Arsenal FC Boys Program. During this time Jimmy also joined the Men's staff at the University Riverside at California where he served as an assistant coach until 2008. He has been a Region IV Staff Coach since 2008. Jimmy has had extensive experience training many local club teams for over 10 years. He currently is the Academy Director of FC Golden State.
Jimmy holds an "A" License for coaching from the United States Soccer Federation, and has worked hand in hand with European Clubs over the years, learning what it takes to develop players in America. Jimmy has developed a progressive curriculum for our athletes constructed from his experience with coaching in America and abroad.
Jimmy runs CB3 Skills Academy on Wednesday’s and Friday’s and also coaches private training sessions throughout the week.