California Odyssey Soccer Club is pleased to announce Vitalis Otieno as Technical Director of the Club. In his new role, Coach Oti, as he is known, will be overseeing all soccer matters with the primary responsibility of leading Club Management. Coach Oti is excited to be working with the clubs Directors of Coaching, Edison Gonzalez (DOC Girls and Boys Older) and Ben Lomeli (DOC Youth). “I am looking forward to working with a group of peers who have a collaborative mindset in implementing and overseeing the Odyssey way of player development, and with hard work, I am excited by the endless possibilities,” says Coach Oti.
Vitalis Otieno has a USSF B License and National Soccer Coaches: National; Advanced National, and Premier Certification. He spent 16 years in the collegiate ranks and holds a Master of Science in Recreation Sports Science and Coaching Education from Ohio University.
“Coach Oti’s unwavering loyalty and dedication to Odyssey for the past 8 years has not gone unnoticed. He is a consistent driving force within our club, leaving his footprint on every program, and affiliate relationship we have had the privilege to be a part of. Coach Oti’s new role as Technical Director is a natural and obvious choice to lead our management team. Please join the Board of Directors in congratulating Coach Oti in his new club role.”
California Odyssey Soccer Club, President