Royal Oak FC welcomes back Jeff Sierra to the club for the 2022/23 season. Coach Jeff will be returning as the club's Performance Director.
Jeff has been a soccer coach and trainer for more than two decades, working with athletes of all ages, genders, and abilities. He is passionate about helping athletes to develop, improve and have fun doing it. In addition to his soccer-specific background, Jeff is a performance coach, trained in developing strength, speed, agility, and overall fitness. He collaborates with leading youth and college soccer coaches as well as top strength and conditioning and exercises science professionals to continuously refine and improve age-appropriate training methods and techniques.
Jeff has an extensive soccer playing background having competed at the youth, Division 1 college, and elite amateur levels in the United States., Canada and Sweden. He is a USSF licensed soccer coach and holds a Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma. He has also earned a Sports Performance Diploma and Sports Psychology Diploma from the United Soccer Coaches Association (USC) and holds national certifications in speed and agility coaching from the International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA) and the National Sports Performance Association (NSPA).
As a Performance Coach for ROFC, Jeff provides programming for supplemental fitness, agility and technical skill training.
Jeff also leads the club's ongoing parent education initiative designed to help parents develop healthy, happy, well-rounded athletes.