Bay Oaks Boys

U9 - U19 Teams


Bay Oaks Girls

U9 - U19 Teams


Bay Oaks Boys

U9 - U19

Bay Oaks Boys Coaching Staff

Director of Coaching - Marco Plascencia

Asst. Director of Coaching - Andre Hebert

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Welcome Coach Fabian and Coach Julio  to our Bay Oaks Boys Coaching Staff!


Bay Oaks Girls

U9 - U19 Competitive Teams

Bay Oaks Girls Coaching Staff

Director of Coaching - Jon Nishimoto

Asst. Director of Coaching - Jean Decru

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Welcome Coach Marianna to our Bay Oaks Girls Coaching Staff!

Congratulations to Coach Jon on being named Cal North District IV and State Coach of the Year!!!


US Soccer Development Academy

U13 & U14 Boys Elite Program



Friday, January 10, 2020

@ Emeryville Center for Community Life

5:30pm - 7:00pm - Players born in 2009-2010

7:00pm - 8:30pm - Players born in 2007-2008

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

@ Raimondi

4:30pm - 6:00pm - Players born in 2009-2010

6:00pm - 7:30pm - Players born in 2007-2008

Friday, January 24th, 2020

@ Emeryville Center for Community Life

5:30pm - 7:00pm - Players born in 2009-2010

7:00pm - 8:30pm - Players born in 2007-2008



The Bay Oaks Boys Develompent Academy is led by Peter Hayton, who has been with our Academy program since we were awarded U.S. Soccer Federation Development Academy status in 2014.

2019/20 D.A. Coaching Staff

Academy Director - Peter Hayton

U12 Pre-Academy (N.P.L.) Head Coach - Javier Hernandez

U12 Pre-Academy (Norcal) Head Coach - Fernando Garcia

U13 D.A Head Coach - Sergio Valle

U14 D.A. Head Coach - Peter Hayton

East Bay United congratulates Glenn Van Straatum on his invitation to participate in the 2019-2020 U.S. Soccer Academy Director course. This course is offered by invitation only to candidates who are working Club Academy Directors with a USSF A coaching license.

Glenn was selected as one of only fourteen participants from across the country to participate in the year long coaching course. U.S. Soccer developed the Academy Director (AD) course to assist in better improving, educating, and informing youth soccer leaders from around the country. The course includes online webinars, numerous individual and group projects, as well as seven course modules. One of the modules will be held in Europe.  

Congratulations Coach Glenn!!

What is the US Soccer Development Academy?


The U.S. Soccer Development Academy strives to develop world-class players by providing elite, driven youth talents with development environments, which meet the highest standards, that empower them to reach their full potential.

The DA program impacts everyday club environments by setting standards that ensure every DA player trains in a world-class environment and compete in more meaningful games. Clubs competing in the DA commit to uphold Academy standards and maintain the best possible environments to optimize player development.

For elite, motivated players, the Development Academy provides a pathway to develop and reach the highest level of competition.



DA competition begins at U-13 and runs through U-19. The number of teams competing in the Academy decreases as the age increases, therefore the number of player spots decreases. This ensures the most elite players continue competing against each other, which provides optimal development and more meaningful competition.


The Academy schedule is designed to balance the best training with the most meaningful games. Teams compete in regional conferences to mitigate travel, and the 10-month schedule is designed to provide players with world-class training and meaningful games. DA teams commit to a 4:1 training to game ratio for optimal player development, and the Development Academy schedule aligns with the U.S. Youth National Team calendar to provide players with the most opportunities to gain international experience. The Development Academy sets the highest standards for training and game environments across the nation.



The Development Academy believes that coaches are an integral part of creating the best environment and influence player development immensely. The best coaches are able to develop the best players and they continuously develop their own skills to be the best coach. All coaches in the DA are required to hold a minimum USSF B License.



The Development Academy takes a holistic approach to player development. Part of player development is learning the game and understanding the tactical strategies taught by the coach. Another aspect of player development is the physical development, which varies for each individual player. A player needs their individual needs met in their training environment for optimal learning and development.


To help identify the best physical environment for players, the DA provides clubs the opportunity to register late-maturing players. Late-maturing players are individuals who are not as physically developed as the average player in their age group. By placing this individual in a younger age group, their development needs are met as they compete against equal competitors.



The Development Academy strives to identify the top talent of all soccer players in the nation. All players participating in the DA have the opportunity to be seen by U.S. Soccer National Team scouts as well as college coaches and scouts at all DA games. Hundreds of scouts attend the Development Academy Showcase events, providing multiple opportunities during the season for all players to be seen.



U.S. Soccer works directly with National Assignors across the country to ensure top referees are assigned to each DA game. All referee costs associated with DA games and events are covered by U.S. Soccer.

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