Coach Jen Larsen

-Program Director and Head Varsity Coach

Coach Jen was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona and attended Mountain View HS, playing four years of soccer and running cross country. In 2009, she attended Montana State University-Billings on a soccer scholarship and got her degree in Health Education and Spanish. She started coaching at Mountain View in 2014 as the JV coach and became the head coach in 2016, bringing the team from a 1-11 record to an 11-1 record in 2019, placing 5th going into the state tournament. She currently holds a D License in coaching and is excited to continue her coaching career at Pinnacle!!

Coaching Experience

- 2016-2019: Mountain View varsity girls soccer coach 

- 2018: Arsenal Soccer Club 04/06 girls assistant coach

- 2014-2015: Mountain View JV Coach

- 2015: Ahwatukee Football Club 02 girls assistant coach



Coach Joe Kiefer

-Varsity Assistant Coach / Trainer

Coaching Credentials and Organizations

- United States Soccer Federation (“USSF”) A License (active)

- National Soccer Coaches Association of America Member


Current Soccer Coaching Experience

- Desert Elite Soccer Club Girls Director of Coaching

- Head Coach 99 Girls Red; Trainer 00, 01, and 02 Girls Red

- Arizona Olympic Development Program, Head Coach U17 Boys

- Pinnacle High School Girls Varsity Assistant


Previous Soccer Coaching Experience

- CCV Stars ‘96 Boys Black, Far West Regional League & Arizona State League

- CCV Stars ‘00 Girls Orange, Arizona State League

- Hawaii Youth Club Soccer

- All-Air Force Hawaii Men’s Team

- Pennsbury High School Varsity Soccer Volunteer Assistant, Pennsylvania


Soccer Playing Experience

- U.S. Naval Academy, NCAA Division I

          - Colonial Athletic Association Champions and NCAA Division I Tournament

- U.S. Military Men’s National Team (CISM International Competition)

- All-Air Force Men’s Soccer Team

- High School Regional All-American and All-State


- Bachelor of Science, U.S. Naval Academy, 1990

- Masters of Business Administration, Chaminade University, 1994

- Juris Doctor, William and Mary Law School, 1998


Coach Kiefer has been married to his lovely wife Jennifer for over 25 years, and they have two children, Joe and Jessica.

Coach Eric Goldstone

-Head Junior Varsity Coach

Coach Goldstone has been teaching for 28 years.  He has been coaching soccer at Pinnacle on and off for ten years dating back to 2000 when the school opened.  He holds the Soccer Federation (USSF) D License.

Originally from Michigan, Coach Goldstone graduated from the University of Michigan in 1981 and following was commissioned ensign in the navy in flight training in 1982. Following the navy, he became a scuba diving instructor teaching mostly 12 - 17 year-olds on Catalina Island and in the Florida Keys.


-Junior Varsity Coach/Trainer

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