Began playing competitive soccer in 1964. Played high school soccer in Germany and was All-League 1st team in junior and senior years. MVP two successive years in annual German-American game. Played for Ramstein Air Force Base team. Played collegiate soccer at Western Washington State College and was All-Evergreen Conference junior and senior years. Played Division II in western Canada for the Parberry Steelers for two years.


- Refereed first high school game in 1969 and have refereed AYSO, club and high school off and on since then


- Successfully completed testing for Regional and Area referee requirements.


- Coached and assisted at the AYSO level since 1996 and was an assistant for Newbury Park Soccer Club for the 2004-2008 club seasons for teams ranging from bronze to silver elite.


- Attended multiple coaching seminars for field play and goalkeeping for AYSO and club teams.


- Currently holds his CIF Coaching License.


- Oak Park resident with spouse and two children


- Both Children went through the entire OPUSD; Daughter played 2 years Varsity Soccer

- Coaching youth sports for 14 years


- 3 years at Ventura / Fillmore league . Played 4 years High school in Moorpark along with club . Was recruited to play in Mexico city against Primers A teams (which is one level below professional soccer) and came home with a 3rd place trophy out of 40 teams. Got recruited by a professional team in Monterey, Mexico for a three week tryout. There were 100 athletes trying out for only 3 spots and made it to the final 5, but I had to come back and finish high school.


- Played two years at Moorpark College.


- Over 14 years at Oak Park High School JV Head Coach and Varsity Co-Coach


- CIF Coaching License and Goal Keepers Certification


- While Coaching at Oak Park, JV won the League Championship 11 of the 14 years and Varsity won 6 of the 14.


- Member of the coaching staff in 2002 when we were Co-CIF Champions


- Has been Professional Training Field Players and Goalies for 8 years


- Currently coaching a Club team at CVU


- Simi Valley Resident with a wife and 3 children

Meet The Coaches

Kathryn Klamecki - (818) 421-8676 - klamecki444@aol.com​

Mark Zeolla - (818) 674-7162 - zeollakids@gmail.com

Darian Cohen - (818) 632-4123 - Dariancohen@me.com​

Coach Donn James - (805) 377-5216 - jamesgang@pacbell.net​

- 5th year of High School Coaching.


- Played 4 years High school Varsity soccer along with Real So Cal Club.


- 2007 Second Team Tri Valley All League


- 2008 Honorable Mention Tri Valley All League, CIF Semi Finalist, National Participant


- 2009 Captain, Second Team Tri Valley All League, Eagle Award Winner


- Played Sophomore year at Moorpark College and Junior and Senior years at UCLA Club Team


- CIF Coaching License.


-Athletic Teacher at Medea Middle School

- Coached youth sports since 2000. 


- Coached several AYSO all-star teams, Extra team, and Club Soccer teams


- Currently hold “E” license.


- Co-Coach of Oak Park Frosh/Soph team since 2012.


- Resident of Oak Park since 1997.


- Two children (son: OPHS Class of 2013, three year varsity soccer player and daughter: OPHS class of 2015, JV volleyball player)


- Currently serve on board of Friends of Oak Park Schools Foundation


- Currently serve on board of AYSO as Coach Commissioner and Game Scheduler.

Julio Ramirez - (805) 358-1205​ - coachjramirez@aol.com

- Coaching youth sports for over 19 years.


- 6 year board member for Westlake / Agoura Softball League, Director of Fields and Equipment, Director of Player and Coach Development, Director of All-Stars, Director of 12U and 16U, Director of Skills Evaluations


- BASKETBALL 12 Basketball Teams with 5 league championships. One year All-star Coach and One year as assistant All Star coach. One year assistant coach of the AYBA Girls Travel Team


- SOFTBALL 12 Softball teams with 7 first place league titles. 4 years All-star Manager and 2 years All-star Assistant . 18 tournament championships, District Champions 2006, 3 time National Championship Participant (4th place, 5th place and 1st place), 2007 2nd place in State and 2007 National Champions


- SOCCER 30 Teams in Recreational soccer with 8 league championships . 5 years All-star coach, Area champions and 11 tournament championships. California “E” and “D” state coaching license, Goal Keepers Certification and CIF coaching license.  


- 12th year at Oak Park High School (1 year JV and Varsity assistant, 1 year head JV Coach and 9th year head Varsity Coach). 2004 League Champions JV and Varsity (Assistant Coach) , 2005 JV League Champions (Head Coach JV), 2006 League Champions (Head Coach Varsity),   2007 2nd place in league, CIF Quarter Finalist and National Championship Participant (Head Coach Varsity) , 2007 Tri-Valley League Coach of the year, 2008 2nd Place in League (Head Coach Varsity), 2009 Second Place in League and Quarter Finalist in CIF (Head Varsity Coach), 2010 5th place in league (Head Varsity Coach), 2011 5th place in league (Head Varsity Coach), 2012 3rd place in league (Head Varsity Coach) Cif participant, 2013 1st Place in Tri Valley League, Grace Brethren Tournament Champions, CIF Participant, 2013 Tri-Valley Coach of the Year (Head Varsity Coach), 2014 3rd place in the Coastal Canyon League, Grace Brethren Tournament Champions, CIF Quarter Finalist, 2015 3rd Place in Costal Canyon League.


- Oak Park resident and Marble Contractor for 28 years, spouse and four children.


- All children attended OPUSD; 1 daughter played two years varsity soccer and one played 4 years Varsity Soccer, One played 3 years JV Basketball and 1 year Varsity.