Chauncey Hayes, Head Coach
Chauncey Hayes is heading into his third season as the MSJC women's soccer coach in 2014. Coach Hayes and the Lady Eagles are coming off a highly successful season in 2013.
This past season the Lady Eagles qualified for the state play-offs for the second time in school history and made their debut as a member of the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference finishing second in the North Division. MSJC had 12 wins the most at the school since 2005 and had four players named to the All Conference team.
After the 2012 season MSJC sent 5 of their 6 sophomores on to the university level with scholarships to continue their academic and playing careers and four of the six graduated this past Spring. During the 2012 season MSJC rose to as high as #7 in the Southern California rankings on their way to a 10-4-5 record. Two Lady Eagle players earned First Team All Foothill Conference honors and two more were named to the Second Team. Coach Hayes team played great defense during the 2012 season recording 7 shut outs in their 10 victories.
Prior to coming to MSJC Coach Hayes was a very successful high school and club coach as well as having experience as a college assistant. Hayes was named the Inland Valley Coach of the Year in 2010 while leading the girls program at Moreno Valley High School. Coach Hayes also had stops at Pacific High School, Chino Hills, and Redlands High. Chauncey also has coached goalies and defense at the college level spending two seasons at both Cal State San Bernardino and San Bernardino Valley College. Hayes has also coached a number of club teams throughout Southern California for both boys and girls ranging in age from under 18s to under 10s.
Hayes, who played two seasons at San Bernardino Valley, also has worked as a personal trainer and given personal goalie training sessions in the last few years. Hayes who has his master's degree in Kinesiology is currently an Associate Faculty member at Crafton Hills College and here at MSJC.
Norma Mendez, Assistant
Norma Mendez joins the MSJC coaching staff for the 2013 season with 5 years of extensive coaching experience as well as more than 10 years playing experience that includes; college, pro, and international competition.
Mendez is currently the head varsity coach at Arrowhead Christian Academy and also works with Pateadores Travel Team. This past season Mendez was named the Ambassador League Coach of the Year for her work at Arrowhead Christian. She has also worked with the Los Gauchos Travel Team in the Inland Empire.
As a player Mendez was a standout at Yucaipa High School where in 2004 she was named the team's outstanding offensive player. That same year Coach Mendez played her first game on the Under 20 Main team for Mexico. In 2005 Norma traveled to Argentina and Veracruz, Mexico where she helped the Mexican National Team qualify for the U-20 CONCACAF World Cup in Russia. In 2006 Mendez played a season for Santa Barbara City College as well as representing Mexico in Russia. In 2009-10 she played professionally for the California Storm and in 2011 played for Tierp IF in Sweden.
Jasmine Lopez, Assistant
Jasmine Lopez joins the MSJC coaching staff after playing for the Lady Eagles the past two seasons. Lopez was a team captain during her sophomore season as she helped MSJC to their best season since 2005.
Jasmine is a graduate of Valley View High School where she played three seasons of varsity soccer and was named First Team All League as a senior. She was also named a scholar athlete and team MVP her senior year.
Coach Lopez has played soccer since the age of 5 and has coaching experience at the high school level where she helped coach the freshmen team at Paloma Valley last year. Jasmine has also been an official for both high school and club soccer for the past six years.
Jasmine plans on graduating from MSJC next year and perusing a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice.