Coach Yassaman was born and raised in Santa Clarita; he is a product of the Hart District where he was a varsity player on the soccer team for Saugus HS.
After graduating from UCLA, Coach Yassaman returned to the Hart District as a Physical Education teacher. Currently at Rio Norte JHS, he is in his 11th year as a teacher. His wife is also a teacher in LAUSD, where his two children - Russell and Hazel - are students.
In addition to coaching various club teams with Pateadores Los Angeles and coaching the summer player ID camps at UCLA, Coach Yassaman has experience coaching both boys and girls varsity soccer at Golden Valley, Campbell Hall HS, and Providence HS. He also holds his United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma and USSF C License.
Coach Yassaman is excited to build the boys soccer team at Castaic into a competitive Foothill League program. Go Coyotes!