Javier served as the head coach for San Francisco State men’s soccer program for three seasons, he currently serves as an assistant coach at the University of San Francisco.
During Ayala-Hil’s three seasons at SF State, he was named CCAA Men’s Soccer Coach of the Year in 2017 after guiding the team to a CCAA Championship Semifinals. During the same year, he led the Gators to a program’s best start in school history with a 5-0 start and, on the final day of the regular season, and clinched a postseason berth for the first time since 1978.
Prior to joining SF State, Ayala-Hil also served as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Cal. During his time in Berkeley, the Bears went 34-18-5, were ranked as high as No. 15 in the nation and advanced to the third round of the NCAA Tournament in 2014. In 2013, Cal was ranked as high as No. 1 in the nation for six weeks and went 2-1 in the NCAA Tournament.
Ayala-Hil spent a season as a high school varsity coach at Miramonte High School in Orinda, Calif. and was the youth head coach for the Lamorinda Soccer Club in 2011. Ayala-Hil was four-time letter winner and First Team All-Pac-10 honoree at Cal. Following his collegiate career, Ayala-Hil was drafted in the second round of the 2008 MLS Supplemental Draft by Chivas USA and continued playing professionally for Bayamon FC in Puerto Rico and Luckenwalde FSV 63 in Germany’s Oberliga.
“We are so excited to have Javier joining our academy program. Javi started his soccer career here playing for PASC. He is not only a great professional but also a great individual with high character, integrity, and leadership skills.” Javi knows PASC inside and out as someone who played for the club at the youth level before going to ply at the college and professional levels.” – Rodrigo