In addition to coaching the LA U-17 squad, Shaun Tsakiris is currently the US MNT U20 Assistant Coach. He led the U.S. U-16 MYNT from 2016-18 and also led training camps for the U-17 MYNT in 2018. Before joining the Galaxy, Tsakiris was the Technical Director for Los Gatos United in Northern California and coached at Bay Area-club De Anza Force in the Development Academy, winning the West Conference U-13/14 Coach of the Year in 2014. He holds a U.S. Soccer “A” Coaching License as well as a Director of Coaching License.Prior to his coaching career, he spent 4 years playing soccer at UCLA and was drafted by the New England Revolution in the 2001 MLS Superdraft. He represented the U.S. U-20 Men’s Youth National Team at the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship in Nigeria and also made appearances for the U-17 and U-18 MYNTs.