Meet Coach Mario

Coach Mario has been developing top speed soccer players for over 20 years in San Diego and Southern California. Coach Mario combines his love of soccer, his friendly and fun nature, his coaching prowess, and his advanced skills to provide aspiring soccer and Futsal players with the best soccer training available in San Diego and Southern California.

Families drive from all over San Diego county to attend “Super Mario’s” San Diego Futsal and Surf Soccer clinics and camps, which are proven to build players’ skills, soccer creativity, quick-thinking, and strength.

Coach Mario founded San Diego Futsal 20 years ago, and today it is the leading youth soccer skills training program in San Diego. Coach Mario is also the San Diego Surf Soccer Academy Boys U8, U7, U6, as well as Girls U8, U7 Head Coach and Director of Surf Soccer's development programs for the youngest soccer players, including the new Surf Soccer Jr. Academy Recreation League for boys and girls ages 4 to 10.


U.S. Soccer Federation "A" Youth National Coaching License

U.S. Futsal Federation State Instructor License

National Soccer Coaches
Association of America Cal South Coach Member

Coerver Soccer Coaching Youth Diploma


San Diego Futsal Founder and Director
San Diego Futsal est. 1995 as a first Futsal organization in San Diego County

11 years experience as a Surf Coach, over 20 years as a Youth Coach

Winning  record of 90%+ past 8 seasons with boys and girls soccer teams

7 US National Futsal titles, and 6 time Finalist
Surf Soccer Club Select Academy BU8, BU7, BU6 and GU8, GU7 Head Coach.

Surf Jr. Academy Recreation League Director


Sports Medicine (Zagreb Croatia) – Emphasis on Soccer in Physical Education City College, Mesa College (San Diego, CA) – Physical Education


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phone - 858-538-0578