Director, NorCal Premier Soccer Foundation
Trainer - SF Bay Area
Sports: Soccer, Martial Arts, Winter Sports
Nick Lusson has a long history of coaching all levels of youth soccer in Northern California. He's currently the Soccer Director for the Alameda County Deputy Sheriff's Athletic League and the Club Services Coordinator for NorCal Premier Soccer (governing body of competitive club soccer in Northern CA). Nick is also a coaching educator for the US Soccer Federation license courses.
Nick previously was the US Soccer Development Academy Director of San Francisco Elite Academy. He also coached the Bay Area Breeze professional women's soccer team of the W-League. Prior to that he was the head coach for both men and women at Holy Names University in the NAIA where he was twice named Conference Coach of the Year and once Western Region Coach of the Year. He also was the assistant coach for both men and women's programs at Cal State East Bay at the NCAA DII level.
He's a former professional player having competed with Madureira Esporte Clube in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as well as a former collegiate player at UC Santa Cruz. Nick also spent years as an avid martial artist, having competed and performed with the world-renowned ABADA-Capoeira group in both Brazil and the U.S.
Nick holds Master's Degrees in Sport Psychology, Exercise & Sport Performance, and Sports Management. He currently resides in Pacifica.