skip navigation
Home Teams Club Calendar News Photos Links Sponsors Contact


to the New Home of the Crown City United Soccer Club

Prosoccer 1
Ffp180x180dpi 6888 sq medium

Crown City United Coaches

Jaime Acuna - Director Of Coaching Girls - G2000 / G2003 / G2003B

Coach Acuna has been with Crown City United since 2001, starting first as the full time goalkeeper coach at the age of 19. Coming from a solid background of club soccer, Jaime played under former Iran Men’s National team head Coach Afshin Ghotbi (former assistant coach of the Los Angeles Galaxy, the Korean Men's National team, and current J league club head coach  Shimizu S-Pulse). 

Entire Bio

Email Jaime


James Mitrof - Director Of Coaching - G2002 / B2005 / B2007 / B2008

James Mitrof was born and raised in Southern California.  James grew up playing soccer since age 6 at local schools, and local Clubs.
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 1979 - 1985, BA Economics awarded 1989
East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Los Angeles, CA 1992 - 1993,

Rob Gallo - Director Of Club Curriculum - G2005

I come to the Crown City Soccer Club with over 20 years of coaching experience from U6 through U18 (youth and club), Junior High and High School level, and the Premier Men’s Soccer League in Northern California. As a coach, I have led teams to different events within the United States. As team captain of the San Francisco Seals professional soccer team, I led the team as the goodwill ambassador for two sister city programs between the city of San Francisco and Shanghai, China and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  I played professional soccer for the San Francisco Seals of the A-League (USISL) San Francisco Bay Blackhawks (APSL) and the San Jose Earthquakes (WSL) from 1988 through 2001. I played my college soccer at Santa Clara University, 2-year captain and National Championship of Division I Men’s Soccer in 1989.

Juan Zurita - B2003

Juan was born in Cochabamba, Bolivia, South America. He played soccer all his life. At the age of 16 Juan begins playing professional soccer in a 2nd Division Club in his own town.  Entire Bio

Remus Thorsen -G2002 & G2006

Remus has been coaching youth soccer for 15 years. Before that he played and managed a competitive men’s team.  Remus grew up in Southern California playing soccer since age 5.... Entire Bio 

Romario Lemus - B2010

My name is Romario Lemus. I am from Guatemala and I played in the Sub 15 división and then with Comunicaciones FC Guatemala. I came to California 3 years ago and started coaching kids the skills and beauty of soccer. I also am the coach for San Marino High Schools boys JV team and Huntington Middle School girls soccer team. It is my second season with Crown City and have had a boys 2009 team and currently coaching the boys 2010. 

Tory Lathrop - G2000

Tory Lathrop joins Crown City United with 16 years of coaching experience at the youth, high school, and collegiate levels. Born in San Jose, Costa Rica she was raised in the San Gabriel Valley in Southern California, where she began playing organized soccer at young age with the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO). Entire Bio