Francis is an Arizona native, where he grew up playing CISCO soccer winning a total of 7 state championships. He won 5A high school player of the year with Moon Valley and went on to play at both the collegiate (D1) and professional level (MLS). Francis has over 2 years experience coaching and mentoring young players. He enjoys "giving back" all of the knowledge that he has acquired as a player. "My first love has and always will be soccer......I enjoy nothing more than working with young players and helping them develop their skills, confidence, and love for the game. My success as a coach is measured by the success of my players. The skills and confidence they develop through soccer can be applied to so many different aspects of their lives."