Rene Villegas

Title: Head Coach
Phone: (530) 329-3889 (cell)

Rene Villegas begins his first season as the Women’s Head Coach. He began his coaching career at Yuba under Coach Imed Dossy in 2007 for the Men’s Soccer team. He assisted them to conference championships in 2008, 2009, & 2010. In 2010 they had the best record in Yuba College Soccer history at 15-3-3, and won a playoff game for the first time. In 2011-2012 Rene was Appeal-Democrat Coach of the Year for the Yuba City girl’s varsity soccer team and won a playoff game that has not been achieved in eight years.

Coach Villegas played competitive soccer since childhood, played at Yuba City High School, then moved on to play at Yuba College.

Rene has his Bachelors from Chico State in Kinesiology with an option in physical education, and has a Masters in Kinesiology with an option in coaching.  He is an instructor at Yuba College where he teaches weight training, soccer, nutrition and does sport conditioning for athletes, and is a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). 



Salvador Arevalo

Salvador "Chava" Arevalo

NSCAA Premier Diploma

Club Coach Galaxy Blues FC

Azzurri Director of Coaching

18 years Professional player

1st Division Mexican League

Date Of Birth: April 23rd, 1970.

Place of Birth: Yurecuaro, Michoacan Mexico.

Teams and Seasons played:

La Piedad(1st Division A): 1987-1992 / 1995 – 1996 / Winter 2000

Rayados De Monterrey(1st Division): 1992 - 1995 / 1998 - 1999

Coyotes de Saltillo(1st Division A): 1996 – 1998 / 2000-2001

Monarcas Morelia(1st Division): Summer 1999-2000

Gallos de Aguascalientes(1st Division A): 2001 – 2002

Correcaminos(1st Division A): 2002 – 2005


• In 1987 I was called to pick the young players that would represent Mexico in the Pan-American games.
• Played in the “All-Star” game for 1st Division A in 1997
• Participated in the “Copa Libertadores” with Monterrey in 1999

Jonathan Garcia

Jonathan Garcia first year at Yuba College as an assistant coach for Rene Villegas . Jonathan has been coaching competitive girls soccer teams for 7 years. He also helped coached St. Francis high school Jv team. Coach Garcia has been playing soccer for 20 years. He played for Lincoln high school, where they won the league and sections for the school. He started playing competitive soccer at the age of 11 for placer united. He played two years of college for yuba college in my last year I was the team captain. 

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