Martin Villegas - Founder and President, Board Member
Martin has a long background in soccer and learned much of his coaching in Europe. He started Blue Knights Soccer Club in 2008 and has led his teams to multiple state championships since then. He still coaches several teams at Blue Knights and is always happy to talk to club members.
Blaine Burnett - Director of Coaching
Blaine played professional soccer with Chivas in Mexico during the mid 80's. Then, after graduating from the University of Utah, he shifted to full time coaching in 1998. If you have any coach related concerns, please let Blaine know and he'll be happy to address them.
Jay Langlois- Assistant Director of Coaching, Academy Director
Jay grew up in Salem, Oregon and moved to Sandy, Utah in 1983. He has been coaching soccer for the past 21 years and joined the Blue Knights family in 2015. He has coached both boys and girls high school soccer teams, club teams, and even played soccer for 2 years in the South of France. Jay serves as the Assistant Director of Coaching and the Director of our Academy teams.
There are few things at Blue Knights that Veronica is not involved in. She manages club administration, trains team managers, handles academy league scheduling, and much more. If you have a question about our club, contacting her is a good place to start.
Drew is a entrepreneur that owns and runs a network of technology and consumer product companies, such as Red Giant. He was recruited to play soccer at the University of Wisconsin but chose to play rugby instead. He continues to play competitive soccer attempting to keep up with the "kids". At Blue Knights, Drew oversees our corporate sponsorship program and handles our club relations with members including surveys, feedback and brand recognition.
Jamie coordinates all the Blue Knights Soccer Club events from field reservations for camps and tryouts, to Club events at Lagoon and our Pool Parties. If you have any fun ideas for team-building you'd like to suggest to our board, Jamie is your contact person. She is also in charge of team and individual fundraising opportunities, and distributes information concerning all these events throughout the year.
Kevin has been coaching competition soccer for the last 14 years and joined the Blue Knights family back in 2008. He has coached both boys and girls teams from the U6 age group all the way up to High School Provisional. Kevin serves on our board as the Coach Representative and is also one of our Academy Directors.
Linda handles the task of coordinating uniform orders for all teams and staff. She also runs our online store and makes sure there are a variety of Blue Knights items for purchase so all our fans can show their support. If you have any uniform related questions please direct them to your team manager first.