Mike Ditta, Director of Coaching



Mike is a native of Riverside and attended Azusa Pacific University, where he graduated with a BA degree in Sociology. He received his MS degree from National University in Education Administration as he pursued a career in education after finishing his undergrad. In 2006 he received his USSF National A License and was the Youth Director of Coaching for the Pateadores Soccer Club where he coached for over 20 years. In addition to coaching youth club soccer he was the Associate Head Coach at Santiago Community College Men’s Soccer for one season in 2008 and then moved to UC Irvine as an assistant coach from 2009-2016. Presently he is the Associate Head Coach at Pomona Pitzer Colleges in Claremont, CA. Mike currently resides in Riverside with his wife Alana and daughter Maddie, who has recently started her own college soccer career at the University of Montana.


  • USSF A License
  • Soccer America Top 15 Youth Club in the Country with Pateadores Soccer Club (2010-2012)