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Javi Cruz

Birthdate: 03/24/1993 

Birthplace: Zamora, Michoacán, Mexico 

Favorite Team: FC Barcelona 

Favorite Soccer Player(s): Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta, Ronaldinho 

Club Role: B08/09 Bellevue Navy, B08/09 Mercer Island Navy, B06 Navy Bellevue 

Coach Javi has been with NPSA since the Spring of 2016. Javi came to America from Mexico at a young age. While he was living there, he was a member of the Chivas Academy, one of the renowned clubs in Mexico. When he moved to Washington, he played for Emerald City FC and Seattle United for most of his youth soccer. He also recently spent some time with Bellingham United in the EPLWA. 

Javi works with many of younger teams at our club. He is the head coach of the B08/09 Bellevue and Mercer Island teams. Javi is also the coach of the B06 Bellevue Navy team. All of his teams have had a tremendous amount of success with many of his players playing up an age group. Javi brings a lot of passion to the beautiful game and truly embodies our NPSA Vision.

“I want a fun environment for the kids to fall in love with the game. I like to teach qualities like discipline and effort, but I want the kids to be immersed with the beautiful game. I want the players to be able to put on a show for the parents.”

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