Jay Gomez played college soccer at the Cal State Fullerton and University of Washington before being drafted by the Seattle Sounders (2000 A-league). He has 20 years of coaching experience Coaching Collegiate, High School, Youth Soccer, and MLS Academies. He obtained his B.A. at the University of Washington and studied Performance Leadership at Cornell University. He holds his United States Youth A License, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, and TOVO Barcelona T1 & T2.