Head Coach: Jason Smith
The 2022-23 season was Jason's 30th year coaching at Fountain Valley and his 25th year as Head Coach. This year he coached the Varsity Barons to the first round of CIF playoffs. In 1999-2000 and 2019-20 he coached the Varsity Barons to the Sunset League Championship, leading the Barons in 1999-2000 to the CIF Division 1 Semi-Finals. Additionally, he coached the Barons to the third round CIF Quarter Finals in 2018-19, the CIF Semi-Finals in 2004-05 and to a Sunset League Title in 2008. Jason graduated from Edison High School with 2 Sunset League selections. He was a member of the OCC Men’s Soccer team which won the State Junior College Championship and played Division 1 Soccer at UCI. Jason was also an Assistant Coach at Orange Coast College. Jason is entering his 16th year as Co-Department Coordinator at FVHS in the Special Education Department.
Asst Coach: Jon Lloyd
The 2022-23 season was Jon’s 13th year coaching for FVHS. Jon was a three-year letterman, 1997 – 1999, for the Barons. Jon pursued his education at Orange Coast College and Long Beach State and has been teaching at FVHS since 2007 in the English Department
Goalkeeper Coach/Asst Coach: Brandon Futagaki
Brandon returned to the coaching team for Fountain Valley High School in 2022-23 and has over 20 years of coaching experience. He began his coaching career under Jason Smith in 1999 at FVHS. While at Fountain Valley, he coached the frosh soph level for two years and junior varsity for 3 years. Brandon then became a Varsity Assistant and goalie coach at Edison High School for 16 years. Brandon also worked as assistant coach at Orange Coast College and taught a futsal class for 3 years during his time at Edison. This is Brandon’s 18th year teaching at Valley Vista High School where he teaches PE, Health, and Weight Training.
JV Coach: James Lawson
The 2022-23 season was James' 9th year as JV Coach of Fountain Valley High School, coaching the team to be the Wave League JV Champions. He has assisted Jason on a U18 club team and has coached at younger club levels and AYSO teams. James graduated from FVHS in 2004, after playing soccer all 4 years for the school. James also played for the Wolfpack Soccer Club starting at U11 Bronze and ended his club career playing on a U19 Premier team. In addition to FVHS, James currently coaches for Huntington Beach Pateadores and Orange Coast College.
Frosh/Soph Coach: Duc Tran
The 2022-23 season was Duc's third year as Frosh/Soph Coach at Fountain Valley High School. He currently coaches a local club team and AYSO Region 5 teams. Duc graduated from Cal Poly Pomona and supports his soccer passion as a Software Engineer at Dell Technologies.