Jerry Laterza

Favorite Team:  Cerro Porteno

Playing Experience:

Jerry has 10 Years of playing professionally including winner of the Paraguayan Goal of the Year.  He was a national champion at U19 in 1991.  This also included 2-time CIF Championship for Walnut High School and 2-time CIF Player of the Year.

Jerry played professionally in Paraguay, Mexico, USA (LA Galaxy), and China.  He is fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese, Guarani and speaks some Mandarin and Cantonese.  He has played with great players including Paul Gascoigne (England), Fan Yi (China), and Anilton Da Conceicao (Sao Paulo FC, Brasil).

Professional Career:

Jerry played for the LA Galaxy and Paraguayan League Champs with Cerro Porteno.

He was recipient of the Paraguayan Goal of the Year

he played for South China Athletic FC  competing in Asian Winner’s Cup and was Chinese League Champions.  Jerry was a member of 2000 China Best 11 Team

Coaching Experience:

Former Coach of NY Cosmos Academy West, B14 which were finalists at the 2010 Dallas Cup

Former Technical Director at Legends FC

Asst. Coach, Cal State Fullerton, Men (4 years)

Head Coach, Walnut High School, Boys Varsity