Teaneck Junior Soccer League (TJSL) is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization to promote soccer in Teaneck. Over 1,000 children play every year.

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Tim Serbe

Tim Serbe

Tim Serbe is the Director of Coaching for Teaneck Junior Soccer League. One of the original FC TEANECK coaches, he is a graduate of Montclair State University where he was a member of the Men’s Soccer team. Tim is the former varsity head coach of the Park Ridge Boys Soccer team, Saddle River Day School Girls Soccer team, and Vaughn College’s Men’s Soccer team. He is currently the varsity head coach for Cresskill High School’s Boys Soccer team. Tim holds a United Soccer Coach Advanced National Diploma, Director of Coaching Diploma, and USSF License.

Paul Almeida

Paul Almeida

Paul Almeida started coaching FC TEANECK teams in 2015. He was a member of the Kearny High School Boys Soccer State Championship team and is a graduate of Kean University. Paul has led teams for the Thistle FC and Kearny Thistle United clubs as well as being the head coach for the St. Peter’s Prep Freshman Boys Soccer team.

Andres DeCastro

Andres DeCastro has been a FC TEANECK coach since 2016. He is a graduate of Bloomfield College where he played and later was an assistant coach for the Men’s Soccer team. Originally from Bogota, Columbia, Andres has coached for Yeshivat Noam, West Morris Soccer Club, Cheshire Soccer Academy, and Super Soccer Starz. Andres holds a NJ Youth Soccer coaching certificate.

Luis Perez

Luis Perez has coached FC TEANECK teams since 2015. A member of the West Orange High School Boys Soccer State Championship team, Luis continued his playing career for the nationally ranked Bloomfield College soccer program where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business. Luis is the former head coach for West Morris Soccer Club and former Assistant Director of Coaching at Cheshire Soccer Academy. He is currently the Boys Varsity Head Coach at Frisch Academy. Luis holds a United Coaches Federation Advanced National Diploma and a US Soccer Federation National D Youth Soccer License.

Camy Santacruz

Camy Santacruz

Camy Santacruz is a Teaneck High School graduate and was a member of the THS Girls Soccer team. A graduate of St. Peter’s College and a recipient of a TJSL College Scholarship, Camy was a Youth Coach in the TJSL REC Soccer and travel soccer program during her high school years. She holds a National Youth Diploma from United Soccer Coaches. Most recently, Camy has coached for TSF Inter Academy, Dragons Soccer Club, and Wayne Soccer Club.

Michael Valle

Michael Valle is a graduate of Hackensack High School and Bergen Community College where he played for the schools’ Boys & Men’s Soccer teams. Before joining FC TEANECK in 2017, he began his coaching career as an Assistant Coach for Hackensack High School and is a Head Coach for the South Hackensack Strikers. Michael holds a US Soccer Federation National E license and is a US Soccer Federation referee.