About Coach Griego:

Elise has been coaching soccer for 7 years, working with ages ranging from 4 to 18.  She first started coaching at Skyline High School from 2011 to 2017 where she also coached Track and Field for two years.  While working at Skyline, Elise coached with the rec, academy and then club programs at FC AZ Barcelona where she worked with both competitive girls’ and boys’ teams.  She began coaching at Cooley Middle School in 2016 to the present and is coaching the JV Girls’ team at Mesa High School from 2017-18 season to present day.  Elise is currently an E Licensed soccer coach and is pursuing her next license when possible.

Education:

  • Skyline High School Graduate Class of 2011
  • Mesa Community College Associates in Creating Writing 2011-2013
  • Arizona State University BA in Creative Writing and Literature 2016-Present

Coaching Experience:

  • Coach for the FC Barcelona Recreational program 2012-2017
  • Coach and Assistant Coach for FC Barcelona Academy program 2015-2017
  • Assistant Coach FC Barcelona ‘98 Girls 2015-2016
  • Coach for FC Barcelona ‘06 Red Boys 2016-2018
  • Girls Assistant JV and Varsity Coach for Skyline High School 2011-2012.
  • Girls Junior Varsity Coach for Skyline High School 2012-2017.
  • Girls 7th grade Coach for Cooley Middle School 2016-Present
  • Girls Junior Varsity Coach for Mesa High 2017-Present

Playing Experience:

  • Mesa Soccer Club United ‘93 Girls’ A. team 2003-09  under Blaine Muggleston
  • Sereno South Soccer Club ‘93 Girls’ A. team 2009-10 under Joash Dukes.
  • Ahwatukee Soccer Club ‘93 Boys’ A team 2010-11 under Adam Holst.
  • Skyline High School Varsity Captain 2007-11 under Dominico Scafaria
  • Class “AAAAA” Pima Region Second Team 2007-08
  • Class “AAAAA” Pima Region Second Team 2008-09
  • Class “AAAAA” East Valley Regional First Team 2009-10
  • Class “AAAAA” East Valley Regional First Team 2010-11
  • Mesa Community College under Drew Guarneri fall 2011 and fall 2012