NASL Teams

San Antonio Scorpions

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Coaching Staff

Tim Hankinson Head Coach

A native of New York City and a graduate of the University of South Carolina, Hankinson has coached soccer around the world in locales such as India, Iceland and Guatemala. He tackled his first head-coaching assignment in 1980 at Alabama A&M University and subsequently became head coach at DePaul University in Chicago and at Syracuse University in New York. He also coached at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo., a perennial NCAA Division 2 power that once competed with the University of the Incarnate Word of San Antonio and St. Edward's University of Austin..

Hankinson's Major League Soccer (MLS)experience includes positions as head coach and director of player personnel for the Colorado Rapids and the Tampa Bay Mutiny. He also served as MLS Director of Player Development for two years. His teams made the MLS playoffs five times.

Moving back to the US and his college roots, he took a job in Colorado at Fort Lewis College, where he won the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference two times, advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament twice, and at times was nationally ranked #1. In 2008, he was named Co-Coach of the Year.

In the United States International Soccer League, he founded, managed and coached the Charleston Battery Soccer Club in Charleston, S. C., and held the general manager post with the Raleigh Flyers Soccer Club in Raleigh, N. C. His many other coaching accomplishments include receipt of FIFA's Fair Play Award from Brazilian soccer legend Pelé.

Notable players that Hankinson has coached include Colombian star Carlos Valderrama, Houston Dynamo Coach Dominick Kinnear, Portland Timbers Coach John Spencer, San Jose Earthquakes Coach Frank Yallop and Chivas USA Coach Robin Fraser.

Alen Marcina First Assistant Coach

Marcina, founder and owner of Perform ALLOUT,has in-depth knowledge of the NASL, strong player relationships and organizational development experience. He has trained thousands of youth soccer players from the select- team to the national-team level. This includes collegiate All-Americans, MLS, NASL, European League, National Team and World Cup players.

As a player, he was a three-time All-American and played professionally for eight years in six different countries – Greece, Denmark, Germany, Australia, Canada and the U.S. This includes four successful years in the NASL, formerly known as the USL, First Division, for six different clubs – Montreal Impact, Vancouver Whitecaps, Puerto Rico Islanders, Minnesota Thunder and Miami FC. As a former All-League selection, Marcina scored 13 goals in his best season, which was third best in the league behind Brazilian legend Romario. The same year, Marcina received a call-up to the full Canadian National Team.

 

 

 

Juan Lamadrid Goalkeeper Coach

Lamadrid, a former professional goalkeeper for 10 years, played his entire career in Mexico for Soles de Hermosillo, Coras del Tepic, Zacatepec, Tampico Madero and Chivas Rayadas de Guadalajara. Knowledgeable and experienced at all coaching levels, he is currently on the staff of Perform ALLOUT and is Trinity University’s goalkeeper coach for both men’s and women’s teams.

Other experience includes assistant coach for Los Angeles Valley College, trainer for CD Chivas USA San Bernardino Academy, founder of the Valley Youth Soccer Academy and scout for USA Youth National Teams. Lamadrid’s individual achievements include developing youth players for professional play with teams such Chivas Guadalajara, Tijuana FC and Pachuca. At the youth level, he won five international championships and finished second in the 2008 Copa Chivas International in Guadalajara.