Tony Vigil, LAFC’s Academy Manager, is responsible for the execution of the day-to-day operations of the LAFC Academy. Working closely with both Todd Saldaña and Nikki Mark, he supports all Academy initiatives both on and off the field.
Originally from Lancaster, CA, Tony comes to LAFC with a background in both business and coaching, most recently serving as the Director of Business Operations and Strategic Partnerships at Albion SC in San Diego. Tony also has executive leadership experience from Target, and a significant coaching background at the collegiate and club soccer levels. His experience makes him extremely familiar with the youth soccer landscape, with perspective from both the sidelines and the front office.
Tony received his M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University, and a B.S. in Exercise Science from Cal State San Bernardino. He holds a United States Soccer Federation “A” license.