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). Under Ghotbi, Jaime played in many domestic and International competitions, including the Nomads Tournament, Surf Cup, North Huntington Beach Cup, Dallas Cup and California Youth Soccer Association State National Cup, as well as international competitions Spartan Professional Youth Tournament (Netherlands) and Euro-Foot Tournament (Belgium). His AGSS teams won two California Youth Soccer Association State National Cup Championships U19 boys in Southern California. Other highlights in Jaime’s playing career include stays with Mexican clubs Atlas and Chivas of Guadalajara, playing against the LA Galaxy in the Rose Bowl, and playing at the Arco Olympic Training Center against the USA U23 National Olympic team.
Currently, Jaime is the coach of Crown City’s GU19 gold and GU16 Silver Elite teams. Both teams compete in various competitions and tournaments (Nomads College Showcase, NHB Cup, Blues Cup, Albion College Showcase, Las Vegas College Showcase, Coast Soccer League).
Coach Acuna is also the goalkeeper coach at Occidental College, working under long time coach Colm Mcfeely since 2005. Having trained both the Men’s and Women’s keepers at Oxy for 5 years, just recently Jaime took on the keepers and an assistant coaching position on the women’s side only. His training helped goalkeeper Robin Fieldman be named SCIAC Goalkeeper of the Year award in 2011.
During the winter, Jaime is the Varsity head coach of the San Marino High School Girls soccer team. Since his first season with the team in 2006, he has led them to a CIF berth every year in charge, having reached as far as the semi-final in 2013. Coach Acuna has lead the Lady Titans to 2 Rio Hondo League titles under his tenure.
2001-Present Crown City United Head Coach and Goalkeeper Coach
2006-Present Occidental College Asst. and Goalkeeper Coach
2007-Present San Marino High School Girls Varsity Head Coach
Head Coach Boys U-15 and Goal Keeper Trainer
Jaime Acuna, CCU's BU15 Head Coach and Goalkeeper Trainer has been named head coach for the San Marino High School Girls Varisty soccer team. Coach Acuna will coach the girls team for the 2007-2008 season. San Marino High School competes in the Rio Hondo League. Coach Acuna will also continue with his coaching duties at Crown City United.