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Adonay "AJ" Jovel
Asst Dir. Coaching

Coach “AJ” Adonay joins FC Valencia as the Asst. Director of Coaching, and will oversee the development of the boys program.
“We are thrilled to have AJ and his wife, Karen, along with their children joining the FC Valencia soccer family,” said Snyder. “After spending the last few years at RSC, AJ brings a wealth of experience that will have an immediate impact on our program. As a club, we are focused on strengthening our coaching staff and we’re all very excited to have Coach Adonay join us. AJ has nearly 20 years of coaching experience along with a track record of developing himself with his craft. He’s the epitome of what we’re looking for as we continue to strengthen our program in the Santa Clarita Valley.”
Coach “AJ” Adonay holds a National “B” License from the United States Soccer Federation and BS in Kinesiology from CSUN.
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology – California State University of Northridge
  • USSF “United States Soccer Federation” National “B” License
  • AA – Moorpark College
  • USSF “United States Soccer Federation” National “C” License
  • California Youth Soccer Association “D” License
  • California Youth Soccer Association “E” License
  • NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching and the California State Component
Coaching Experience:
  • College of the Canyons – Men’s Assistant Coach (Current)
  • Coach, Hart High School, Boys Varsity (Current)
  • Skills Clinics, Real So Cal
  • Coach, Magic SC Boys U13 (Silver Elite)
  • Coach, Magic SC Girls U16 (Silver Elite)
  • Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach, Moorpark College
  • Coach/Trainer, North Valley SC Boys 18(Premiere)
  • Coach, Cleveland High School, Boys’ Varsity
  • Trainer, CVU, Boys 18 (Premiere)
  • Trainer, Conejo Valley United Girls U15 (Bronze)
  • Coach/Trainer, CVU(Silver North)
  • Coach, Reseda High School
  • Coach, Valley United Blast Soccer Club(Premier)
  • Coach, Reseda High School
  • Coach, Los Angeles United Soccer Club (Gold)
  • Assistant Coach Boys Soccer, Bishop Alemany High School
  • Assistant Coach, North Stars Soccer Club
  • Assistant Soccer Coach, California Quest Soccer Club
  • Assistant Soccer Coach, Cleveland High School
  • Assistant Soccer Coach, Birmingham High School
  • Outstanding Performance at Virgil Middle School for Track, 1994
  • Award of Excellence for Outstanding Science – William Mulholland Middle School 1995
  • Award of Excellence for Honors – William Mulholland Middle School 1995
  • Certification of Achievement for participation in the Science Fair at Mulholland Middle School 1995
  • Athletic Award “Conference Champions” at Birmingham High School, 1996, 1997, and 1998
  • Certification of Excellence AYE Summer Education Enrichment Program, 1997
  • Leading scorer for Birmingham High School 1998-1999 Season
  • Athletic Award for School Letter in Boys Soccer, 1997,98,99
  • Athletic Award at Moorpark College: Men’s Soccer Team, 1999
  • Dean’s Honor list at Pierce Community College 1999
  • Captains Award for Moorpark College 2004
  • 24 hours of training for – Campus Aide
  • Trainer/Coach of the year at Conejo Valley United Soccer Club, 2009-2010