×
Manuel Lara, Culver City, CA Soccer Coach

Manuel Lara

Soccer

BRONZE

Background Check Verified

Learn More

U.S Soccer Professional C license coach. Approach every situation with a positive attitude, Be solution oriented, Maintain a growth mindset. 1000plusTouches on the ball guarantee. View all coaching experience

Questions for Coach Manuel?
Message Coach
Fast Response Rate:
The percentage of time Manuel Lara responded to client inquiries within 48 hours in the last 3 months.
100%
Training Locations
Staticmap?key=aizasyabc8rm 7chjt50ymevi41x1kmycajyk8c&size=300x300&maptype=roadmap&markers=color:0x296ed2|label:1|33.983402, 118.386004&markers=color:0x296ed2|label:2|34.004543, 118.398331&markers=color:0x296ed2|label:3|34.0050326, 118

Packages

Trial Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Manuel. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$65 1 session + one-time fee

Book Now
Light Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 session package with Coach Manuel. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$180 3 sessions ($60/ea) + one-time fee

Book Now
Standard Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 session package with Coach Manuel. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$275 5 sessions ($55/ea) + one-time fee

Book Now
Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Manuel. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$500 10 sessions ($50/ea) + one-time fee

Book Now
  • California State University--Dominguez Hills (CA)

  • 14 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Midfield, Forward, Defense

  • Throw-Ins, Shooting, Penalty Kicks, Passing, One-on-Ones, One-Touch, Heading, Goal Kicks, Free Kicks, First Touch, Dribbling, Crossing, Corner Kicks, Agility

Credentials

  • California State University--Dominguez Hills (CA)

  • 14 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Midfield, Forward, Defense

  • Throw-Ins, Shooting, Penalty Kicks, Passing, One-on-Ones, One-Touch, Heading, Goal Kicks, Free Kicks, First Touch, Dribbling, Crossing, Corner Kicks, Agility

More About Coach Manuel

I have been coaching boys and girls soccer for 14 years. I currently hold my US Soccer Professional coach C license.
I have participated in training with Dawn Scott, the head Strength and Fitness Coach of the US Women’s National Team. I have also participated in training with the USC/UCLA women’s soccer teams. I also coached a marathon running team for high school students for the past 14 years, this year I completed my 14th LA marathon. I have successfully trained 450 students to finish the Los Angeles Marathon. I have also completed Olympic triathlons and understand the demands of being an athlete. I have played soccer all my life, and am currently playing Gaelic Football. I have had the honor of winning the region championship with my boy’s team and made it to the 2018 Cal South State cup quarter finals with my girl’s team. I am very positive and believe in empowering the players at every level. As an educator, I have lots of experience in working with school aged children and have a clear understanding of teaching the skills and technicality of soccer to young players. Below is a summary of my qualifications Excellent knowledge of club soccer and game techniques Strong training and supervising skills Remarkable motivating and coordination skills Skilled in recognizing and working on players' weakness and strengths Ability to develop customized training sessions for a single player and the entire team Outstanding leadership skills with tremendous potential to produce results

4 years varsity soccer at John C. Fremont high school
14 Los Angeles marathon
28 Half marathon
14 18-mile races
Olympic triathlon finisher

I am very positive and believe in empowering the
Players at every level.
Well-planned, innovative soccer training programs, which consist of high quality soccer drills.
Philosophical approaches to nurturing creativity and soccer education.
A clear understanding of teaching the skills and technicality of soccer to young players.
Excellent knowledge of club soccer.
A 1 on 1 coaching session will vary on what's appropriate for the day and what we previously worked on. Typically a session plan will include the following key points:
- An active/dynamic warm-up/stretch
-Follow by a complete series of lessons focusing on a few technical or tactical ball fundamentals (ex. Passing, dribbling, positioning, support etc.)
-Speed/agility and plyometrics work
-Real game scenario drills (position specific)
-Finalizing with a light cool down and positive feedback
(All Session will be customized based on age and skill level) every level is welcome.

Action Photos

Client Reviews

Thank you Coach for the awesome work out. My son was extremely happy when he got back to the car on how good his training was going. I feel like you definitely take it to the next level. Thank you for the trainings Carlos
Thank you Coach for the awesome work out. My son was extremely happy when he got back to the car on how good his training was going. I feel like you definitely take it to the next level. Thank you for the trainings Carlos
Hi Manny!! Thanks so much for getting the girls to the knock out rounds of State Cup. So awesome!! Just wanted to let you know how grateful I am for your coaching style and demeanor on the side lines. We have been invovled with many soccer teams with all 3 kids and it is sooooo rare to see a coach with a strong character- someone who speaks honestly while still being kind and appropriate...even in the midst of tough competition and unfair calls. Please know that this does not go unnoticed, and is very much appreciated!!! Take care!! Michelle (Ava's mom)
FYI. Alex's team won the championship yesterday. It was a tie , went into penalty kicks and thank goodness you've been working on kicking because he made the winning kick. So cool. His first time ever making a winning kick. Great for his self esteem. Thank you so much for your great coaching.
Coach Lara is an amazing coach. Very thorough, patient, motivating, and super knowledgeable. I would strongly recommend anyone to sign up with Coach Lara. One of the best coaches out there.
Coach Lara has been a great mentor to my son Alex. His confidence has increased and his ball control and shots are amazing. Coach Lara is the best coach I have ever seen.
Share This Coach

CoachUp's Got Your Back
  • Runs Sex Offender screening on every coach
  • Ensures high quality coaches with verified reviews
  • 100% money back guarantee
  • Offers 24/7 support and helpful Athlete Advisors
  • Easy payments via credit card, no need for cash
  • Provides convenient scheduling with calendar integration
  • Enables automated reminders before training sessions
  • Captures post-session feedback directly from your coach

Questions? We can help.