Varsity Head Coach
Coach John Roberts will be in his ninth season (two with the boys and seven with the girls) with the Pumas. He came from Higley High School, where he was the girls varsity coach from 2002-06, boys varsity coach from 2009-2012 and again the girls varsity coach in the 2012-2013 season. During that time, he has received four coach of the year awards and four region coach of the year awards while winning a state championship in 2006, as well as a state runner up in 2004, 2018 and 2019. He has been coaching soccer for 35 years at various levels including 18 years at the club level in California and Arizona. Coach Roberts holds a National “C” license.
He has coached teams to numerous league, region, division and section titles, three state titles in club and four state runners up appearances at the club level. He is a nationally certified coach and he is blessed to have coached numerous national team players and collegiate level players.
Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Brett Meskill:
Current Arsenal Teams – Arizona Arsenal 05 ECNL Girls, Arizona Arsenal 04 ECNL Girls, and Arizona Arsenal 03 ECNL Girls
Current Other Teams – Chandler Gilbert Community College Women’s Assistant Coach and Perry High Assistant Coach
Coaching License – USSF B License
Soccer Background – Has won 3 AYSA State Cups as a coach and been to to finals 3 times with 98 Premier Girls Teal
Junior Varsity A Coach
Coach Kim Rygiel is entering her seventh year at Perry as a soccer coach and English teacher. Under her direction, the JV team went 12-0 last season, outscoring their opponents 78-4. She has coached both in Arizona and in her home state of California at the high school level. In her own career, Oltmanns is a product of Slammers FC in Newport Beach, CA, where she was a part of a nationally ranked and state champion team. During her collegiate years, she played at the community college level and Division 1 at St. Mary’s College of California. Transferring to Arizona State, she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education-English and continues to share her passion for both teaching and coaching here at Perry.
Junior Varsity B CoachCoach Jules EvolaWomen’s Soccer Staff CoachCoach Nick Lujan