Overview

Jeffrey K. Johnson is a coach, trainer and educator born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. Jeff moved to Santa Barbara after 3 years in North Carolina in 1995.  Following school he traveled to Europe and back to Texas before returning to Santa Barbara in 1999.  He began working with Santa Barbara City College,  Futbol Club Santa Barbara and one. Soccer Schools.  He traveled with the top soccer school in the counrty, the Vogelsinger Soccer Academy, for over 10 years.  He met Ann in 2000 and got married in 2007.  Ann was born and raised in Santa Barbara, graduate of San Marcos High School and Chico State, worked in the real estate industry for 13 years and now owns her own wedding and events coordinating company (Ann Johnson Events).

Personal/Education

Jeff resides in Santa Barbara, California with his wife Ann and sons Jett Keegan and Kade-Kruz.  He graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a BA in History and Economics.  He met Ann in 2000 and got married in 2007.  Ann was born and raised in Santa Barbara, graduate of San Marcos High School and Chico State, worked in the real estate industry for 13 years and now owns her own wedding and events coordinating company (Ann Johnson Events).  He enjoys spending time with his family and traveling with them to Mexico, Hawaii and the mountains.  His hobbies include road/trail running, snowboarding, surfing, paddleboarding, footvolley and soccer.  His passion is traveling across the United States teaching and helping youth soccer players improve and elevate their lives on and off the field as well continually striving to raise the standard of soccer in the United States.  As a football purist his love for the game and teaching leads him on his constant pursuit on being a master teacher in technique and skill (ball mastery).

Playing Career

Jeff grew up in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas playing for Fort Worth United, Dallas Longhorns and the Dallas Kicks.  As a youth he played in 5 Dallas Cups, 3 USA cups, Dana Cup, Gothia Cup and the Miami Classic.  Jeff's collegiate career was spent between University of North Carolina and University of California at Santa Barbara.  Following college, Jeff trained with professional clubs in Germany, Austria and Sweden before coming back home.  Back home he trained with the Dallas Burn, Kansas City Wizards, Anaheim Splash and played indoor with the Sacramento Knights.

Coaching Qualifications

Jeff currently holds a USSF 'D' License and a NSCAA Regional License.

Coaching Experience

  • Futbol Club Santa Barbara
  • Legends Football Club
  • UCSB Div I Men's Asst and Men's Club Team Head Coach
  • Santa Barbara City College Asst for Men's and Women's
  • Vogelsinger Soccer Academy (12 years)
  • one. Soccer Schools Director (14 years)