International Indoor Soccer Arena Staff

Name: Gabe Nosseir
Position: Owner of IISA Leagues and PK’s Restaurant
Years at IISA: Since the Beginning!
Education:
1994 Del Norte High School Graduate
1994-1995 THE Ohio State University
1999  B.A. University of New Mexico in Broadcast Journalism
2007 M.A. Webster University in Counseling
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
United States Soccer Federation “B” Coaching License
Experience and accomplishments:
New Mexico State Coaching Staff, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Boys ODP Head Coach
2014 Assistant Coach Albuquerque Sol, Professional Development League team
Coach of the ’92-’93 Gladiators from u9-u19
Gladiators were eight time NM State Champions and  two-time Region IV finalists
Gladiators won the prestigious Disney Showcase Tournament at u16 & u17 and
the SC del Sol President’s Day Tournament at u14
Gladiators have current and former players in MLS, Division 1, Division 2, Division 3, and junior college levels
The team was ranked in the top 10 of the country from u16-u19
Coached the Boys at Del Norte High School 1995-1999 (state quarterfinals in 1998) and La Cueva Girls 2000-2001 (Novar champions in 2000 and state finalists in 2001)
Playing soccer since 6 years-old
Coaching soccer since 1995
Favorite Soccer Teams: Brazil, Egypt, and US National Teams, UNM Lobos, Barcelona, Flamengo (Brazil), Albuquerque Sol, NM United!
Hobbies: Soccer, Surfing, working out, djing, my two children

Name: Jeremiah Pena, “Coach J”
Position: Owner of Lil Kickers
Years at IISA: since the beginning!
Education:
1994 Del Norte High School graduate
2002 B.A. University of New Mexico in Philosophy
Montessori Accredited Teacher specializing in children 2-6 years old
Experience and accomplishments:
Lil’ Kickers coach since 2008
IISA Manager since 2001
Teacher at Montessori of the Rio Grande
Favorite Soccer Teams: Brazil National Team & Barcelona FC, Athletico Madrid
Hobbies: indoor soccer, walking his dog, DIY projects, Free lance tutoring and counseling

Name: Lucien Starzynski
Position: Leagues Director
Years at IISA: Since 2018
Education:
1995 Albuquerque High School Graduate
2001 B.A in Foreign Languages
Experience and accomplishments:
Playing soccer since 6 years-old
Played for Albuquerque High School
Played for Highlanders Football Club in Zimbabwe
Played for Albuquerque Asylum
Head Coach of Albuquerque High School
State Champions for Albuquerque High School 2015, 2017
State Runners-up for AHS 2014, 2016
Three year varsity player at Highland High School
Captain of Highland varsity team
Favorite Soccer Team:
US Men’s National Team & Albuquerque High School!
Hobbies:
Good Food, Travel, Friends, Family

Name: Oscar Sosa
Position: Lil’ Kickers Director, Manager
Years at IISA: Since 2014
Education:
2006 Highland High School graduate
Experience and accomplishments:
Playing soccer since 14 years-old
Played for Elite FC
Three year varsity player at Highland High School
Captain of Highland varsity team
Favorite Soccer Team: Chivas de Guadalajara & Barcelona
Hobbies: Reading, biking, video games, outdoor activities

Name: Kate Messier
Position:Lil’ Kickers Coach, Manager
Years at IISA: Since 2014
Education:
Bosque School Graduate
Current student at UNM
Experience and accomplishments:
Played soccer on AUFC ’93
Favorite Soccer Team: Sporting KC, Liverpool
Hobbies: running, rock climbing, photography, hiking/anything in the mountains, hanging with pet dog, playing indoor

Name: Matthew Hickman
Position: Manager, Lil’ Kickers coach, Party Coordinator
Years at IISA: Since 2016
Education:
2014 El Dorado High School Graduate
Current Physical Education student at UNM graduation date 2018
Experience and accomplishments:
Adult League ASL
Indoor Soccer at International Indoor Soccer Arena
Favorite Soccer Teams: Leicester
Hobbies: Rock Climbing, Uni-cycling, Ultimate Frisbee

Name: Hope Doyle
Position: Lil’ Kickers Coach
Years at IISA: Since 2016
Education:
Current student at La Cueva High School (Graduation year-2020)
Experience and accomplishments:
Playing soccer since 4 years old
2017 State Finalists La Cueva & JV
Favorite Soccer Teams: Liverpool
Hobbies: Soccer, being outside, cooking

Name: Robert Burnett
Position: Lil’ Kickers Coach
Years at IISA: Since 2017
Education: 
1990 El Paso High School Graduate
Point Loma Nazakne College
1997 Graduate at University of New Mexico-Bachelor of University Studies
2007 Graduate at University of New Mexico-Masters in Education of Behavior Disorders
Experience and accomplishments: 
Captain for El Paso High School Varsity Boys Soccer Team & Point Loma Nazakne
Albuquerque Coaching: AHS C, JV / LCHS JV / Academy Varsity Assistant – 2000 State Champs / WMHS Varsity Girls & Boys
Favorite Soccer Teams: USA Men’s National Team, Barcelona, Liverpool
Hobbies: Mountain Biking, Cross-country Skiing, Whitewale Boating, Backpacking, Traveling, Cooking, Disc. Golf

Name: Daniel Kim
Position: Lil’ Kickers Coach, Manager, PK’s Employee
Years at IISA: Since 2017
Education:
2011 La Jolla High School (La Jolla, California) Graduate
2015 Graduate at University of the Southwest in Psychology & Business – Minor in Sports Management
Experiences and accomplishments:
Playing soccer since 4 years old
2010/2011 NY Times Academic All American
2007-2011 Varsity Starter
2007 USA u-12’s
2008 u-13’s USA and Hull City u-12’s
2008 Most Important Player Notts Forest
2010-2011 Albion SC 95’s National Runner Ups
2010 Played against Tottenham Hotspurs U-17 Team
Favorite Soccer Teams: Hull City, AJUX
Hobbies: Surfing

Name: Sedona Arellano
Position: Lil’ Kickers Coach
Years at IISA: Since 2017
Education: Cibola High School (Graduation year – 2020)
Experience and accomplishments:
Went to Far West Regionals in 2017 (Seattle, Washington)
State Cup (2nd place) in both 2017 and 2018
Top Forward for high school team in 9th and 10th grade year
Scored 3 hat tricks in 9th grade during High School season
Favorite Soccer Teams: US National Teams, Barcelona, Seattle Reign
Hobbies: Going to the gym, Jeep off-roading, hanging out with friends, shopping