The Idaho Surf executive team is focused on the player and family experience. From the quality of coaching and playing opportunities, focus on player development, and ease of its administrative processes, the whole team aims to deliver a player-centered approach to soccer development.
Coach James Kaufusi, Executive Director
Kaufusi’s (Founder) focus is on the family experience. This includes overall soccer operations, Surf pathways, curriculum, administrative quality, financial operations, and and management. His team consists of the business operations manager and administrative support team. As the Executive Director of Idaho Surf, Kaufusi will also oversee quality of operations within the Surf Brand in Idaho.
Coach Adonay Jovel Technical Director
As director of coaching: is responsible for the recruitment, retention, and development of the coaching staff. In his role, focuses on building positive relationships with coaches, represents their interests at the management and board levels, and develops support systems and resources for continuous improvement in the area of coaching.
Coach Andy Barber, Soccer Operations
Focus is on the development and quality of the recreational programs offered through the Idaho Surf Soccer Club. In his/her role, he/she collaborates with the Meridian Surf and Caldwell Surf soccer clubs to provide development avenues for their players. These include all-star programs and training to develop recreational players into competitive players should they aspire to make the comp team. He/She represents the interests of the recreational clubs to management.
Coach J.P. Mejia, Soccer Operations
J.P. (Founder) is responsible for the implementation of all operational and administrative processes. With an eye toward continuous improvement, he is focused on identifying, suggesting, and implementing opportunities to improve both the player and family experiences with the administrative side of the club. His team consists of staff who support him in the areas of registration, scheduling, billing and payments, compliance, and contract management.