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Meet Our Coaches

Josh Groves
NMSA Technical Director


  • USSF A License

  • USSF National Youth License

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

  • USSF Grassroots Instructor License

  • BSC Honors Sports Science

  • Diploma of Higher Education Science and Soccer

Casey Grange
  • Youth, College and Semi Pro playing experience

  • USSF C License

  • Club and High School Coaching Experience (La Cueva High School) 

  • Teaches at La Cueva High School

Anthony Cassaro

  • USSF B License 

  • High School and Youth Club coaching experinece in Oregon and NM

  • All a round general rock star

Lana Melendres-Groves


  • UNM Womens team member 1996-1999 (Captain 98, 99)

  • First team Academic All American 1999

  • Top 5 all time in points scoring for UNM

  • Played Semi Pro with the Albuquerque Lady Asylum

  • USSF D License

  • Assistant Professor at UNM Hospital



Sergio Salvador


  • USSF C License

  • United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma

  • US Youth Soccer National Youth License

  • NCAA D3 2-time National Champion at UCSD

  • MVP for '72 AYSO Raptors



Fabiano Amorim, Ph.d
  • Assistant Professor Dept. of Health, Exercise & Sports Sciences, UNM



Stephen Chavez


  • USSF D License

  • United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Level 1 and 2



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