619FUTSAL ACADEMY STAFF

DIRECTORS & COACHES

SEAN BOWERS

Academy Technical Director
AcademyDirector@619Futsal.com

(619) 977-0862


MIKE GENTRY

Director of Academy Player Development & Developmental Academy U7-U8

DAcademy@619Futsal.com
(619) 665-6369


DANNY MADRIGAL 

Academy Director of Boys U12-U18 

BoysAcademy@619Futsal.com
(414) 795-6139 


CARLOS BASSO

Academy Director of Girls U12-U18

GirlsAcademy@619Futsal.com
(858) 761-4205


JIM FLOWERS

Junior Academy Director of Boys & Girls U10

JRAcademy@619Futsal.com
(760) 310-5297


KACIE OLIVER

619Futsal Academy Staff Coach


SCOTT PAYNE
619Futsal Academy Staff Coach

THE GOAL OF OUR COACHES

The goal of the 619Futsal Academy is to produce players of exceptional ability in both soccer and futsal. 


The Academy is designed for players who want to participate in high-level technical and tactical futsal training and competition. 


The Academy structure will complement — not compete with — a player’s club training in order to optimize schedules and maximize development.

619 FUTSAL ACADEMY BIOS

SEAN BOWERS

ACADEMY DIRECTOR

AcademyDirector@619Futsal.com 


Sean Bowers is 619 Futsal. His career as a player, coach and administrator benefits the entire Futsal community. His list of experience and accolades are extensive from playing in the MLS, two Futsal World Cups, winning indoor soccer championships, and being one of best decorated players in US history.


Coaching Experience:

  • 619 Futsal Academy
  • Miramar College Head Coach
  • California Baptist University Head Coach
  • San Diego SeaLions Head Coach (WPSL)
  • Arsenal Futbol Club Head Coach 

Coaching Accomplishments:

  • Many championships at all levels

Playing Experience:

  • US National Futsal Team
  • Kansas City Wizards (MLS)
  • San Diego Sockers (MISL/PASL)
  • Detroit Rockers (NPSL)

Playing Accomplishments:

  • Played in Futsal World Cups (2004 & 1996)
  • CONCACAF Gold Medal Winner (2004 & 1996)
  • Most Capped US National Futal   Team Player (36)
  • US National Futsal Team Captain (6 years)
  • PASL & US Open Indoor Champion
  • NPSL Champion
  • NPSL 4-time All-Star
  • NPSL Defender of the Year (twice)
  • NPSL Rookie of the Year 

Qualifications:

  • Holds a Masters in Exercise Science
  • Holds a Bachelors in political science
  • NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist Certificate

MIKE GENTRY

DEVELOPMENTAL ACADEMY DIRECTOR

DAcademy@619Futsal.com 


Mike Gentry has been involved with 619 Futsal since its inception in 2007. He holds the Director of Player Development position which encompasses many aspects of the league. 


Mike has coached many teams in the league and has been on the Regional and National Futsal Team Staff. Mike has been in the San Diego Soccer community since 1980. 


Licenses:

  • 2015 USYF Futsal Level 1 Certificate   
  • 2011 NSCAA Goal Keeper Diploma
  • 2006 National Goal Keepers License
  • 2000 USSF National "C" License

Coaching Experience:

  • USYF Regional Staff Coach, National Staff Coach (current)
  • 619 Futsal Director of Coaching Scorpions Futsal (current)
  • Miramar College Head Coach (current)
  • San Diego Soccer Club Girls/Boys         
  • Colorado Rush Girls/Boys
  • 15 years with other various clubs   
  • 12 years with High Schools

Playing Experience:   

  • A total of 35 years of experience
  • Palomar College
  • Sockers Reserves
  • Semi-pro teams in San Diego & Colorado


JIM FLOWERS

JUNIOR ACADEMY DIRECTOR 

JRAcademy@619Futsal.com 


Jim brings a wealth of experience to the 619 Futsal Academy.  He is a well-respected coach within the San Diego's soccer community and has many coaching accomplishments.


Coaching Experience:

  • San Pasqual High School Boys Varsity Coach - 5 years
  • Orange Glen High School Junior Varsity Coach - 1 year
  • Over 20 years Of Club Coaching Experience

Coaching Accomplishments:

  • CIF Championships as a Coach at San Pasqual High School in '91,'94, and '95
  • CIF Finalist as a Coach at San Pasqual High School in 1992
  • Finalist for CIF Coach of the year in 1992
  • 1993 Triple Crown Champions
  • Coached Jovan Kirovski, former US National team and Birmingham City player 

Playing Experience:

  • Wichita Wings (MISL)
  • San Diego Select
  • Los Angeles Lazers 
  • San Diego Blaze
  • San Diego Comets


DANNY MADRIGAL

BOYS ACADEMY DIRECTOR

BoysAcademy@619Futsal.com 


Danny Madrigal started playing at the tender age of four. His youth soccer years saw him become State Cup, Regional Cup and 3rd place winner in U.S. Nationals. During his high school years, he won two league titles; a Player of the Year award, and scored 30 goals in his senior year alone.


Coaching Experience:

  • 619 Futsal Academy
  • A Variety of Youth Soccer Clubs


Coaching Accomplishments:

  • Won four US National Futsal Championships
  • Coached threeplayers who moved to MLS Academy teams


Playing Experience:

  • Kansas City Super Futsal
  • Chicago Fire (MLS)
  • Milwaukee Rampage (NPSL)
  • US National Pro Futsal Team 
  • Creighton University
  • San Diego Mesa College

CARLOS BASSO

GIRLS ACADEMY DIRECTOR 

GirlsAcademy@619Futsal.com 


Carlos Basso, who was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, was raised playing Joga Bonita style of futbol at the highest level in Brazil until he moved to the United States at the age of 20. He represented United States Men’s Futsal National Team in five different occasions.


Licenses:

  • Brazilian Futbol  "A" Coaching License

Coaching Experience:

  • 619 Futsal Academy (current)
  • TVSA Hawks (current)

Coaching Accomplishments:

  • 2004 National Futsal Champion
  • 2011 Girls U14 National Champions
  • 2013 Girls U16 National Champions
  • 2013 Girls U15 National Finalist
  • 2002 Coach of the Year

Playing Experience:

  • US Men's National Futsal Team
  • PRO Futsal
  • San Diego Sockers 
  • Milwaukee Wave
  • Tulsa Ambush

KACEE OLIVER

ACADEMY COACH



Kacee Oliver, who is also a personal trainer, has an extensive coaching, playing and personal training background, which suits her perfectly to be a 619 Futsal Academy coach. 


She holds a National "D" Coaching License, played Division I college soccer, played professionally in Italy and the United States.


Licenses: 

  • National D license

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business 

Coaching Experience:

  • 619 Futsal Academy (current)
  • San Diego Football Academy (current) 
  • 10 years combined experience

Playing Experience: 

  • Houston Aces (WPSL Elite) 
  • UPC Tavagnacco (Italy-Serie A)
  • Longwood University (NCAA Division I)