President/Director of 619FUTSAL

 

Sean Bowers

 

Sean Bowers was a member of the U.S. National Futsal Team from 1995-2004.  Sean is the most capped player in US Soccer history earning 36 international caps. Sean was the team captain of the US squad from 1998-2004.  The team won the 1996 & 2004 CONCACAF gold medal and played in the 1996 World Cup that was held in Spain and the 2004 World Cup in Taiwan in November.

 

 

Below is a list of accomplishments of Sean’s coaching and playing career:
 

  • 2013-Present: US Youth Futsal Western Regional Director
  • In 2009 was ranked #17 most influential soccer persons in San Diego by XKSandiego.com
  • Inducted in Quincy University Soccer Hall of Fame 2007
  • Head Coach San Diego SeaLions - Women’s Semi-Pro Team 2006-2008
  • Head Coach Cal Baptist University 2006, Asst Coach CBU 2003-2005
  • Head Coach Vista Murrieta HS Varsity Girls Program 2005-2006
  • Started the Miramar Women’s Soccer program in 2007 and has amassed a 146-27-9 record over a 10 year period.
  • General Manager San Diego Sockers 2016-present


  Playing Experience
 

  • San Diego Sockers. 2003-2006  2009-2010 (PASL Champions)
  • Kansas City Wizards 1996-1999, Team Captain and "Defender of the Year" for 2 seasons
  • U.S. Futsal National Team 1995-2004, 36 caps
  • 1996 & 2004 Futsal World Cups. Lead USA to 2nd round in 2004
  •  US Futsal Captain 1998-2004. All-Time cap leader 36 caps

Bowers played for the Wizards from 1996-99, and earned the team’s Defender of the Year award twice. He also served as team captain for the 1999 season. Bowers recently retired as a member of the San Diego Sockers of the Major Indoor Soccer League. He is the only person in NPSL/MISL history to achieve at least 1000 blocks and 1000 points. He was a 2002/2003 MISL All-Star and the league’s Defender of the Year with the Baltimore Blast. During 2002-03, he also served as the team’s interim head coach. Bowers is a 3 time Defender of the Year in the MISL.  Bowers rejoined the SD Sockers in 2009/2010 to help lead them to a PASL Championship and US Open Championship.

Sean also saw time with the Detroit Rockers of the National Professional Soccer League from 1991-95 and 2000-01. In 1991, he was the league’s Rookie of the Year as the Rockers won the NPSL championship. He was a four-time All-Star and two-time Defender of the Year.

In addition to his coaching stint with the Baltimore Blast, Bowers’ resume includes extensive coaching experience. He was an assistant coach for the Detroit Rockers of the NPSL in 2000-01. He was a head coach and assistant coach of the Michigan Hawks, Under-23 women’s select team that won the 2001 U.S. Open Cup. In 1999, he was an assistant coach for William Jewell College, an NAIA school in Liberty, Mo.
When Sean was traded to SD Sockers he became the Asst. coach for the Women’s Soccer Team at California Baptist University in 2003-2005 and later became Head Women’s Soccer coach at CBU and led the team to a #9 ranking in NAIA. He has recently coached the San Diego Sealions (semi-pro) to their first Final Four appearance in 2006.  He currently coaches for the Arsenal Futbol Club that has won numerous National Championships at various age levels.

In 2016, Sean became the General Manager of the San Diego Sockers.  In his first season as GM, Sean led the Sockers Organization to the Semi Finals of the MASL.

A native of San Diego, Bowers graduated from Quincy (Ill.) College in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He also has earned his Masters in Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania and his Performance Enhancement Specialist certificate from NASM.

Sean and his wife Maria, married 22 years, have three wonderful kids Aydan (20), Isabella (18) and Gracie (16).

Email Sean Bowers at 619futsal@gmail.com

Director of Player Development

 

Mike Gentry

Mike has been involved with 619 Futsal since its inception in 2007. He holds the Director of Player Development position which encompasses many aspects of the league. Mike has coached many teams in the league and has been on the Regional and National Futsal Team Staff. Mike has been in the San Diego Soccer community since 1980 in which he has been coaching, referring and playing.

 

Mike’s accomplishments include:

            Coaching:

            2015 – current             USYF                                      Regional Staff Coach, National Staff Coach

            2007 – current             619 Futsal                               Director of Coaching Scorpions Futsal Teams

           2007 – current             Miramar College                     Head Coach (since 2016)/ Asst. Coach / Goal Keepers

           2003 – 2015                San Diego Soccer Club           Girls/Boys/ Goal Keepers

            2000 – 2003                Colorado Rush                        Girls / Boys

**  15 years with other various clubs including Storm, Strikers, Hornets and AYSO Matrix         

**  12 years with High Schools CCA, RBV, Orange Glen, Escondido and San Marcos

 

        Licenses:

              *2015 USYF Futsal Level 1 Certificate     

              * 2011 NSCAA Goal Keeper Diploma

              * 2006 National Goal Keepers License

              * 2000 USSF National "C" License

 

        Playing:   A total of 35 years of playing experience with Competitive soccer teams throughout San Diego and Colorado, Palomar College, Semi-professional                           indoor teams and S.D. Sockers “B” team

 

Director of Operations

Brianna Moran

Bri Moran graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 2009, majoring in Health Science and completing 3 years as a student athlete for the Women’s Soccer Program.

As a player, Bri played for San Diego Surf. She played in many prestigious tournaments and challenging leagues. A few of which included Coast Soccer League, where her team won back to back championships. She also won four Surf Cups in two years; two summer and two Thanksgiving. After club, Bri received an athletic scholarship to Tulane in New Orleans, Louisiana. She ended up transferring after her first year to CSU, Fullerton. There she helped lead the team to 3 Big West Championships and to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tournament in 2005. Her Senior year she was named on the Big West All Conference First Team.

Currently she is coaching an 05/06 girls team at SD Force FC. She is also coaching her 10th season at Mt. Carmel High School

Director of Social Media and Marketing

Nicole Matthews

A lifelong soccer player and fan, Nicole Matthews began kicking the soccer ball at the age of 5. She still counts the season she scored 59 goals as her greatest accomplishment on the field! Nicole ran the intramural soccer program at the University of California, Davis, and has coached at the high school level. 

 

When she isn’t watching the English Premier League games, Nicole runs The Henley Co., an event, travel and lifestyle management firm. A lover of sports, Nicole has produced VIP hospitality programs at multiple Olympic, FIFA and Super Bowl events. 

 

As 619 Futsal’s Director of Social Media and Marketing, Nicole enjoys connecting with players and soccer fans, and encouraging them to join the futsal revolution! 

Director of Tournaments and Camps

JIM FLOWERS

 

 

 

Coaching Experience:

San Pasqual High School Boys Varsity Coach - 5 years

Orange Glen High School Junior Varsity Coach - 1 year

Over 20 years Of Club Coaching Experience

Playing Experience:

Wichita Wings (MISL)

Semi-professional player with San Diego Select, Los Angeles Lazers and San Diego Blaze

Club soccer for the San Diego Comets

Accomplishments & Awards:

CIF Championships as a Coach at San Pasqual High School in 1991, 1994 and 1995

CIF Finalist as a Coach at San Pasqual High School in 1992

Finalist for CIF Coach of the year in 1992

1993 Triple Crown Champions

Coached Jovan Kirovski, former US National team player and Birmingham City of EPL

FACILITIES

                   

 Miramar College Fieldhouse Gym is located at:

10440 Black Mountain Road

San Diego, CA 92126

 

    Canyon Crest Academy High School is located at :

          5951 Village Center Loop Road

  San Diego, CA   92130