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B2009 SB Matrix FC
Head Coach: Oscar Briseño

 

 

 

 

 

Trainings: Southwest Middle School
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays

Contact info:

Cell (619) 710-5804
email: oscar_80@hotmail.com

B2010 SB Matrix FC
Head Coach: Hector Romo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trainings: Southwest Middle School
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays

Contact info:

Cell: (619)876-9440
Email: matrixfc712@gmail.com

Boys 2007 SB Matrix FC
Head Coach: Polo Aviles
Asst Coach: Rene Venegas

Contact Info:

(619) 336-8529
email: sbmfcpoloaviles@gmail.com

Boys 2005 SB Matrix FC
Head Coach: Ramiro Ramirez
Asst. Coach: Martin Anguiano

Boys 2005 players and coaches pose for photo.

 

 

 

 

 

Trainings: Southwest Middle School
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays

Contact info:

Cell (619)414-6129
email: rramirez4@sandi.net

Boys 2002 SB Matrix FC
Head Coach: Luis Sanchez

Contact Info:

(619)638-6222
email: sanchezprisva@hotmail.com

G2011 SB Matrix FC
Head Coach: David Ochoa

Trainings: Southwest Middle School
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays

Contact info:

Cell (619) 565-0015
email: davidochoa3017@gmail.com

G2009 SB Matrix FC
Head Coach: Luis Sanchez

 

 

 

 

Did You Know…? In our inaugural season, our team won first place in our division in the Presidio League. Our girls are the 2018 AA-C South champions and looking to grow with additional players and continued focus on player development.

Contact Info:

(619)638-6222
email: sanchezprisva@hotmail.com

Girls 2006 SB Matrix FC
Head Coach: Ramiro Ramirez

Trainings: Southwest Middle School
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Contact info:

Cell (619)414-6129
email: rramirez4@sandi.net

Girls 2004 SB Matrix FC
Head Coach: Hector Romo
Asst Coach: Franky Romo

Did You Know…? Our girls compete in the San Diego Development Academy. We have an experienced coaching staff and develop our players to be high school-ready, with many already making their prep varsity squads as freshmen. Our players routinely receive compliments on their skillfulness (footwork), style of play and determination.

Trainings: Southwest Middle School
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays

Contact info:

Cell: (619)876-9440
Email: matrixfc712@gmail.com

Girls 2002 SB AYSO United 
Head Coach: Polo Aviles
Asst Coach: Nicole Thompson

 

 

 

 

 

Trainings: San Ysidro HS
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays

Contact info:

Cell: (619) 336-8529
Email: sbmfcpoloaviles@gmail.com

All Matrix Age Groups Boys and Girls 

Born in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

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SDDA Champs: South Bay B2005

The Boys 2005 South Bay Matrix team coached by Ramiro Ramirez took first place in the San Diego Development Academy Flight 2 Gold Division. Coach Ramirez recently shared the excitement of receiving the team’s SDDA championship medals.

“This is for everyone!” Coach Ramirez said. “Thanks goes out to Director of Coaching Polo Aviles for sharing his knowledge with us. He passes on everything he learns at AYSO United to our coaching staff. Thanks also to SB Matrix Coordinator Anthony Millican and South AYSO Regional Commissioner Marco Beltran for all the administrative support.

“And kudos and thanks to all the coaches on our South Bay staff. I definitely learn from all of them. I watch their training sessions and take away something I can use every time. Go South Bay!” 

South Bay Matrix B2005 followed up its impressive Fall 2019 SDDA season by reaching the finals of the 2019 Las Vegas Thanksgiving Classic.

“This used to be just a fun trip,” Coach Ramirez said. “We would win one game and get blown out all the other games every year. The competition was so fierce. This year we are competing. Three wins and a tie gave us a chance for another championship.”

Although the South Bay boys lost in the tournament final, the effort was followed by additional individual accomplishments. A number of the boys made it on to their respective high school soccer squads.

“When they started the tryouts, I thought they would take one or two of my boys because there was a lot of competition,” Coach Ramirez said. “There were bigger and faster kids. But day after day I saw them weed out players that perhaps didn’t have the same desire or knowledge. So I have to say this is a proud moment for South Bay.”

DOC Aviles praised Coach Ramirez for his willingness to learn and apply his knowledge in his training sessions. “That is where matches are won and lost,” Aviles said. “Ramiro is a teacher by profession, and it shows in his ability to transfer his knowledge to his players. His boys have a great understanding of the tactical side of the game, as well as the skills necessary to compete among the higher levels of youth soccer.”

Teamwork: B2010 Earns Presidio Medals, Looks to State Cup

For the second consecutive season, South Bay Matrix B2010 earned a top two finish in the Presidio League. The highly skillful squad ended its 2019 Fall Presidio season with an impressive defeat of Albion. The South Bay boys put on a display of footwork and teamwork, wowing spectators, which included another club’s director of coaching.

“Made in the South Bay is not just a slogan, it’s a way of soccer life here,” said Anthony Millican, South Bay Matrix coordinator. “This team worked hard to achieve its goals. Talent only goes so far. It is the time spent on the practice pitch between the matches that decides the outcome, and it is clear they put in the work.

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The time the squad has spent honing ball control has paid off in just its second season of competitive soccer. The squad is coached by Hector Romo, who is preparing the team for the State Cup opening weekend of January 18-19, 2020. Coach Romo is a veteran South Bay coach, who also helps lead our AYSO Jamboree program—our youngest players.

“We’re proud of what this team accomplished so far. They’re fun to watch, and we look forward to boys’ continued development of their skills,” Millican said.

Coach Romo announced open tryouts for his team for the Fall 2020 season. For more

information, contact him directly at: matrixfc712@gmail.com

South Bay Matrix also wishes to thank team sponsor AFC Transports Inc.

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South Bay Girls Reach USYS Far West Finals

South Bay’s G2002 team fell 1-0 to Las Vegas on Sunday in the championship match of U.S. Youth Soccer’s Far West Presidents Cup. But the South Bay girls won anyway. They won our hearts. And on the way to playing its sixth match in as many days in Salt Lake City, Utah, the team struck a blow for AYSO competitive teams everywhere. Coach Polo Aviles and his 16U squad are believed to be the first AYSO-affiliated team to advance so deeply into regionals. The girls showed “Dad Coaches” are winners indeed. They do it for love of the game, not a paycheck. On Father’s Day, what more beautiful message is that? Congratulations, Coach Polo and South Bay girls. You made us proud. #MadeInTheSouthBay, and @CalSouthSoccer reigning 16U State Cup Champions. @AYSO_Soccer @sdutzeigler

South Bay Teams Dominate Memorial Weekend Tournament

Four South Bay Matrix FC soccer teams reached the finals of the Memorial Weekend Super Cup Tournament, and all four won championships.

South Bay’s Boys 2002, Girls 2002, Boys 2004 and Girls 2004 teams each won their respective brackets in impressive fashion. “To go four for four is amazing, and really shows the quality of our program,” said Anthony Millican, South Bay’s Executive Director.

A fifth South Bay team, Boys 2005, reached the semi-finals and lost in kicks from the mark (PKs). The sixth South Bay team entered in the tournament, Boys 2007, made a quality showing in its first competitive club soccer tournament.

“We’re really proud of all the teams,” Millican said.IMG_8494 (1)

The Girls 2002 team played up in age in the G2001 division. The South Bay girls won the final 3-0 vs. Tactical FC of Las Vegas. The Boys 2002 team won its final 2-1 vs. a CVFC team. The Boys 2004 team won its final 4-1 vs. Hotspurs Academy. And the Girls 2004 team won its final with a similar 4-1 score vs. Matrix Santee.

“We have something special growing here in South Bay,” Coach Santiago Villanueva said. “Our grassroots efforts will only continue to grow and attract more people as we develop players the proper way. I am glad to be part of this special movement.”

The tournament marked the transition to South Bay Matrix Football Club’s new branding and new color scheme logo. The previous burgundy color scheme will continue to form part of our AYSO Region 712 programs. South Bay Matrix is the competitive soccer arm of South Bay AYSO, which is based in the Imperial Beach, South San Diego and San Ysidro communities. The new Blue and Teal colors are similar to partner club, Pacific Soccer Club, which is the AYSO competitive soccer program in Orange and LA counties. The words “South Bay” are across the chest, front and center of the new uniforms.

“In selecting a new color scheme and rebranding, we wanted the primary focus to be on South Bay,” said Director of Coaching Polo Aviles. “We really wanted to embrace our community orientation and make it a focal point. That has always been our strength. We wanted to give our competitive club members and fans something that readily identifies the club as South Bay’s.”

Established in 2003, South Bay Matrix FC has consistently crowned Presidio League Champions, starting in its first season of competitive soccer participation. Since the early beginning, South Bay has been a club to be reckoned with and has consistently won competitive/club soccer championships year in and year out whether in the Presidio League to San Diego Developmental Academy (SDDA), and now even in Coast Soccer League. Its teams have reached the CalSouth State Cup President Division Finals. South Bay teams annually compete and succeed in several high level showcase tournaments. South Bay’s G2002 is also currently participating in the National Premier League (NPL), which is an invitation only prestige travel league.

For more information about our program and how to become a member of South Bay, contact: Polo Aviles, Director of Coaching, at sbmfcpoloaviles@gmail.com or 858-336-8529.

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U14G Matrix Elite: Still Tough to Beat!

South Bay AYSO’s GU14 Matrix Elite team fought to the end in each match this weekend in capturing the San Clemente Surf Summer Classic. The South Bay girls finished first in bracket play with two 1-0 matches. Then in the Semi-Final, they won 2-1 so set up a showdown in the final versus Inland Empire Surf. The Matrix Elite squad won in PKs 3-2, defeating an IE Surf team ranked 31st in the State. Matrix Elite also defeated IE Surf during last spring’s State Cup competition.

South Bay’s Matrix Elite team has won consecutive tournaments, part of the team’s preparation for the Fall 2015 San Diego Development Academy season that begins September 12. The teamwork has only increased in recent matches, even as the team has played with a target on its back considering the girls reached the finals of last year’s prestigious State Cup. Coach Polo Aviles said he could not be more proud of his 14 players—a committed and dedicated squad.IMG_0945

“I love these girls, they’ve given me the most precious moment in my coaching career during State Cup, and I’ve been coaching a long time, 20 plus years and counting,” Aviles said. “I need memories like this. They continue to work hard and apply what they have learned in their training sessions.”

Online Team Store Now Open for South Bay Matrix Spirit Wear & Uniforms

Gear up with South Bay Matrix items with our online store, courtesy of PrimeSports. Parents, if your want a parent T-Shirt or if you need an extra pair of socks for your player, look no further. The online team store is your place to support South Bay soccer. Click here: https://primesports.tuosystems.com/stores/sbmsc

Support Our League Fundraiser at Boll Weevil on Monday 4/27

Parents, Community Members and Players: Come out and support our league as South Bay Matrix holds a fundraiser on Monday, April 27 at Boll Weevil on Saturn Blvd., just off Palm Avenue. The fundraiser will take place from 5pm-9pm and 20% of the proceeds will go towards coach gear and equipment. The more family and friends who come out, the more funds get pumped right back into our program in the form of coaching apparel and equipment.  Equipment such as team sets of practice balls or training goals will help ensure our players get the maximum experience from training sessions. Help us make this event a success!

One More Challenge for South Bay Girls: State Cup Final in GU13

Can a volunteer “Dad Coach” from a neighborhood recreational soccer league take a team to the State Cup championship match? And along the way defeat $1,000 per player club teams with every conceivable resource and advantage? Yes. Coach Polo Aviles’ AYSO Matrix South Bay Elite GU13 defeated Inland Empire Surf in OT on Saturday. The South Bay girls are moving on to the State Cup Final. Of course, Coach Polo is no ordinary coach, what with a Master’s Degree, full-time job and dedication as a volunteer for South Bay GU13. His South Bay girls are extraordinary as well. Now, the girls play Santa Monica United in the Presidents Division Championship match on Sunday, March 1. A State title is on the line. It’s a classic matchup, a contrast in style of play and communities. How will this storyline end? ‪#‎SouthBayAYSO ‪#‎AllTheWay ‪#‎Region712 ‪#‎Underdogs #Believe

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