Joe Pehanich

Academy Development Coach (2007, 2008 & 2009)

An LA native, Pehanich is charged with identifying and developing players in the pre-Academy age groups.

Pehanich also assists Academy teams during training and match days. He brings 18 years of experience and understanding of the Los Angeles youth soccer landscape to the LAFC Academy. He received his Masters degree in Coaching & Sports Administration from Concordia University-Irvine, CA.


He currently holds the USSF “Youth A” Coaching License and NSCAA “Advanced National” Diploma.