NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -
After serving for four seasons as a volunteer assistant, Zach Feldman was named as an assistant coach for men's soccer at Cal State Northridge, CSUN head coach Terry Davila announced Tuesday. Feldman will assist in all aspects of the program, including practice sessions, scouting and game preparation.
"It is exciting and an honor to be able to bring an alumnus onto the coaching staff," said Davila. "Coach Feldman brings a lot of playing and coaching experience, knows our program, and will use his skills with both tactics and film breakdown to help our team win."
Feldman was a four-year starter for Coach Davila from 2001-2005, making four NCAA appearances. He was a team captain in 2004 and 2005, leading the Matadors to a Sweet Sixteen berth in the NCAA College Cup during his senior campaign. Prior to playing for CSUN, Feldman laced up for the Conquistadors of El Camino Real High School, winning City Championships in 1999 and 2001, being named the L.A. City Player of the Year by both the Daily News and Los Angeles Times as a senior.
In addition to his time spent as an assistant at Northridge, Feldman is a coach with Real SoCal Soccer Club for the Boys Under-9 team. He is also a head trainer with the US Academy U-18 squad and is the head coach for L.A. Maccabi Soccer. Prior to that, Feldman was the director of recreation for Rampage Futbol Club for two seasons for the Girls U-15 and -10 teams and the Boys U-10 and -9 squads.
Feldman coached the California Stars Soccer Club from 2005-2007, working primarily with the Girls Under-16 and Boys Under-15 teams. He was also an assistant coach for the girls' varsity squad at El Camino Real High School, helping lead the Conquistadors to back-to-back City Championships in 2005 and 2006.
Feldman graduated from Cal State Northridge with a bachelor's degree in communication studies.