Meet our team

Jordan Greenway

Jordan Greenway

Academy Director


Leadership / Education

Bachelors of Science in Hospitality Management at the University of Nevada Las Vegas


Coaching Experience

Assistant Coach of UPSL club Villarreal Las Vegas Pro
Head Coach of Villarreal Las Vegas U8


Rosalie Slaninka

Rosalie Slaninka

Assitant Academy Director

Soccer Career


Leadership / Coaching Experience


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Moises Malo

Director of Business Operations / U14 Yellow Head Coach

Soccer Career

Played for La Liga's Elche Club De Futbol Academy
Played for La Liga's Segunda Division UCAM Murcia 19U
Played for La Liga's Tercera Division Torrevieja Club de Futbol
Playing NCAA Soccer

Leadership / Coaching Experience

Villarreal LV Junior Academy Assistant Coach 2020-2021


Jose Rivera

U19 & U16 Head Coach


Soccer Career

CD Chivas USA, Major League Soccer, 1st Professional Division USA
Atlas Futbol Club, Liga MX, 1st Professional Division Mexico
Club de Futbol Pachuca, Liga MX, 1st Professional Division Mexico
FF Jaro, Ykkonen, 1st Professional Division Finland

Chiapas Futbol Club, Liga MX, 1st Professional Division Mexico
Atlas Futbol Club, Liga MX, 1st Professional Division Mexico
Club de Futbol Pachuca, Liga MX, 1st Professional Division Mexico
Deportivo Toluca F.C, Liga MX, 1st Professional Division Mexico


Leadership / Coaching Experience

Las Vegas Legends, NISA Nationa Soccer League, USA Professional 3rd Division
Football Club Arizona, National Premier Soccer League, USA Professional 3rd Division
ROPS Veikkausliiga, Veikkausliiga, 1st Professional Division Finland
Venados Futbol Club, Liga de Expansion MX, 3rd Division Mexico

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Daniel Egly

Director of Youth Development / U15 Head Coach

Leadership / Coaching Experience

-technical director of Guerilla Soccer Las Vegas
-Club soccer head coach(Downtown LVSC) 2017-2021
-USSF National “C” license in progress

Coach Dani comes from a rigorously competitive European athletic upbringing with a holistic approach that puts heavy emphasis on both academics and athletics. Donny has always strived to be excellent day in and day out. Over the last 5 years, Daniel has an enjoyed an extensive career as a youth soccer coach. Since 2020, Daniel has perfected his coaching while serving as the Technical Director of Guerilla Soccer Las Vegas. Coach Dani's mission is to help our young up and coming players strive for the highest levels of technical proficiency while learning the VillarrealMethodology. Dani will look to encourage our young players to be resilient, set goals, and strive for their dreams. 


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Maksim Zinchenko

Goalkeeper Coach

Soccer Career

Played for FC Dordoi Bishkek (Kryg Professional Division 1)
Played for FC Dordoi 2 Bishkek (Kryg Professional Division 2)
Played for FC Ala-Too Naryn (Kryg Professional Division 1)

Leadership / Coaching Experience

Goalkeeper Coach Villarreal Las Vegas Academy



Sam Aina

U12 Head Coach

Soccer Career

Coach Sam's professional soccer career started at the age of 10 in Nigeria where he played with some of the most elite soccer academies in the country. Sam is currently a player for the Las Vegas Legends Nisa Nation Pro soccer team.

Leadership / Coaching Experience

Since coming to the US in 2017, Sam has continued his professional soccer career in both coaching and playing with the Las Vegas Legends FC.


Neil Walsh

U18/16 Blue Head Coach U9 Yellow/White Head Coach

Soccer Career

Played for F.C Ganshoren (Belgium)
Played for Atlantis University (USA)

Leadership / Coaching Experience

UEFA B Coaching License
USSF Grassroots Coaching License

Ex-Technical Director of Way 2 Work Academy (Belgium)
Ex-Strength & Conditioning Coach of Way 2 Work Academy (Belgium)



Ali Alwazani

U9 Blue Head Coach U8/U7 Head Coach

Soccer Career

Played for UPSL side UNLV FC
Played for UPSL side SLVFC
Played for UPSL side Villarreal LV U23

Leadership / Coaching Experience

Head Coach Villarreal U8
Assistant Coach SLVFC

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About Villarreal CF

Villarreal CF is a 97 years old Spanish soccer club that competes at the highest level in LaLiga and European competitions (Champions League and Europa League). The club is renowned for its style of play, possession-based soccer and its youth talent. Its soccer academy is considered to be amongst the best in the world, with the club being a top contributor to the Spanish national squad at all its youth levels from U16 to U23. The club promotes an average of 2 academy players per season to the professional team over the past decade, and half of the LaLiga squad are academy players.

Contact Info

Villarreal Las Vegas Academy

(702) 879-9940