Gaspar Silveira - Head Coach
Gaspar Silveira enters his 24th season as the leader of the West Valley College Men’s Soccer Program after many years of recent success highlighted by numerous conference championships and strong play-off appearances. Gaspar Silveira has coached for more than 25 years at a variety of different levels including professional, university, junior college, and ODP. He coached in the A-League with the California Jaguars and also helped establish the women’s soccer program at Notre Dame de Namur while serving as Athletic Director. Gaspar played collegiate soccer at Chico State University where he was one of the team’s leading goal scorers. Coach Silveira holds his Master’s Degree in Physical Education.
Bradley Thornbrugh - Assistant Coach
The 2017 season marks the 14th year that Bradley Thornbrugh has been on the coaching staff at West Valley College. In that time Bradley has been instrumental in progressing numerous goalkeepers on to the next level. Bradley Thornbrugh has coached for more than 20 years at a variety of different collegiate and high school programs, soccer clubs, and has also served as a District II ODP Staff Coach and Cal North State ODP GK Coach. Coach Bradley holds his NSCAA State, Regional, and National GK licenses.
Victor Martinez - Assistant Coach
The 2017 season marks Coach Victor's 2nd season on the coaching staff for West Valley College. Victor Martinez has coached for more than 20 years at a variety of different levels including semi-professional, junior college, pre-academy, high school programs, soccer clubs, and has also served as a District II and State ODP Staff Coach. Coach Victor holds his NSCAA Premier License, USSF License, USSF Youth National License, NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, LMA Certificate, Puebla Soccer School Certificate
Nick Milkovski - Undergraduate Assistant Coach
The 2017 season marks Coach Nick's 2nd season on the coaching staff for West Valley College. Nick had been apart of the Viking's program as a player under Coach Silveria between 2012-2015. He had previous been apart of the coaching staff for the Carlmont High School men's program as the assistant for the Junior Varsity side in 2013 and 2015 and served as the lead assistant coach for the entire program, Junior Varsity and Varsity, in the winter of 2016. Nick currently holds a NSCAA National Diploma and a USSF National "D" License. Coach Nick is also currently finishing up a Bachelors Degree in Sociology at San Jose State Univeristy.
Jonathan Angeles - Strength & Conditioning Coach
The 2017 season is Jonathan's 2nd season being an Assistant Coach for West Valley College. He has experience coaching summer soccer camps, and assistant coaching for varsity soccer at Prospect High School in 2013. Jonathan is a student at San Jose State University pursuing a BS in Kinesiology. He has also been a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) since 2015, and also holds certifications within TRX, and American Muscle and Fitness.
Matt Grosey - Goalkeeper Trainer
·Junipero Serra High School (WCAL) - Matched a West Catholic Athletic League shutout record with 10 in his senior season, Varsity Captain, Team MVP, and First-Team All-WCAL.
·West Valley College College (NJCAA DIII) - Team Captain, 2 Time Coast Conference Goalkeeper of the Year and First Team All Coast Conference, California Community College All-North Region Team.
·Omaha (NCAA DI) - Team Captain, Multiple Summit League Defensive Player of the Week Awards, All-Summit League Second Team, Majored in Civil Engineering.
·DV8 (Club) - Helped team qualify for the 2011 U.S. Open Cup.
·Kitsap Pumas (PDL) - PDL Goalkeeper of the Year, Multiple PDL Northwest Division Titles, Roughneck Cup Championship, Western Conference Title, and PDL National Final Appearance, Top 10 in National Rankings for Goalkeepers.
·Overall Career GAA-0.82