Eric has been playing for the Irvine Strikers in the highly competitive Coast Soccer League since he was 8 years old. He is one of two players from the original BU9 team that has remained with the club for all 10 years. Eric has been playing at the gold level or above every year and has been a starter every year and has played every position on the field except goalkeeper. He has been a Coast Soccer League champion and has played in the Nike Manchester United Cup at Nike Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon as well as the Nike Dallas Showcase in Frisco, TX. For the past few years he has been playing various positions on the defensive end, which he enjoys and seems to excel at. Eric played on his high school’s JV team as a freshman and was selected the team’s MVP by his coaches. His passion for the game has given him a strong work ethic, commitment to fitness, coachable attitude and he is looking for an opportunity to take his game to the next level. Eric attends University High School in Irvine, CA, which Newsweek ranked 8th in the nation academically among all public and private schools. He has maintained a 3.0 GPA in a rigorous college preparatory program.