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Join our Lincoln Teams

Any Questions Please Contact Us

If non-member parents/guardians contact VNA we can return your calls/emails to answer questions.

Teams Expected

All Teams Will Have DOC Coaching Oversight by Jorge Sambataro
U6-U14 Teams Will Have Coaching Coordinator
U15-U19 Teams Will Have direct interaction with DOC Jorge Sambataro
Each Team has a Head Coach or Co-Coaches
VNA has unparalleled coach/player ratios monitoring, overseeing and coaching players.

High School Elite Boys Program Led by Jorge Sambataro - Coordinator
Coaching Staff: Jorge Sambataro, Eli Brown, Danny Mandungu, Kennis Paul, Edgar Ramirez

2005/2006 Amarillo Boys - Spain/Las Vegas Head Coach Jorge Sambataro with Eli Brown
2005/2006 Elite Boys - SPAIN/Las Vegas Team Head Coach Jorge Sambataro with Danny Mandungu
2007 Elite Boys - Spain Team November 2024 Head Coach Jorge Sambataro with Kennis Paul

U13-15 Elite Program Led by Eli Brown - Coordinator
2009 Elite Boys SPAIN Team November 2023 - Amarillo      Head Coach Eli Brown
2010 Elite Boys - Amarillo      Head Coach Brad Wells
2010 Boys - Yellow      Head Coach Ryan Tanner
2011 Elite Boys - Amarillo      Head Coach Eli Brown
2011 Elite Girls - Amarillo      Head Coach Christine Latham

U11/12 Select Program - Led by Cory Shepard - Coordinator
2012 Boys - Amarillo      Head Coach Matt Litt
2012 Boys - Black      Head Coach Kayden Mitchell
2012/2013 Boys - Yellow Head Coach Cory Shepard with Ciro Reyes
2012 Girls - Amarillo      Head Coach Brooke Gillotti with Cory Shepard and Hunter Galusha
2013 Boys - Amarillo      Head Coach Edgar Ramirez with Carlos Mejia
2013 Boys - Black      Head Coach Edgar Ramirez with Thomas Nettleton
2013 Girls - Amarillo      Head Coach Cory Shepard & Hunter Galusha
2013 Girls - Yellow      Head Coach Erin Hall & Atley Whyrick

U9/10 Groguet Program Led by Kayden Mitchell and Jose Hernandez - Coordinators
2014 Boys - Amarillo     Head Coach Jose Hernandez
2014 Boys - Black     Head Coach Kaydon Mitchell
2014 Boys - Roda     Head Coach Shamo Haji, Atley Whyrick, Kaydon Mitchell
2014 Boys - Yellow     Head Coach Kayden Mitchell
2014 Girls - Amarillo     Head Coach Matt Litt/Erin Hall
2014/2015 Girls - Yellow     Head Coach Atley Whyrick
2015 Boys - Amarillo     Head Coach Jose Hernandez
2015 Boys - Black     Head Coach Jose Hernandez
2015 Boys - Roda      Head Coach  Jose Hernandez with Jason Parga

U6-U8 Yellow Program Led by Matt Litt - Coordinator
2016 Boys - Amarillo     Head Coach Matt Litt
2016 Boys - Black     Head Coach Atley Whyrick and Shamo Haji
2017 Boys - Amarillo     Head Coach Carlos Mejia
2017 Boys - Black     Head Coach Sophie Wyvill

See Program/Team Comparison Chart

2023/24 LINCOLN EVALUATIONS & Team Formations
Location of Lincoln Tryouts:
Villarreal Sports Center
345 Speedway Circle Suite #1
Lincoln NE 68502
(North Door - Private Entrance, Villarreal Club de Futbal sign over door)

Speedway Sports Complex
345 Speedway Circle Outdoor Fields
Field 3
Lincoln, NE 68502 

2023/24 U10 & Under (Players Born in 2018-2017-2016-2015-2014) June Clinics.
Tryout not Required, Open Registration!
June Clinics – Invite a Friend – No Obligation to Join After Clinics
Annual Program Registration Deadline July 9

U11-U13 Tryouts in Lincoln
Monday June 5
Tuesday June 6
Wednesday June 7
Thursday June 8
Saturday June 10 Open House

U14-U19 Tryouts in Lincoln
Monday June 26
Tuesday June 27
Wednesday June 28
Thursday June 29
Late Tryouts by reservation only.

What's After Team Formation Events?
Official offers will be emailed or provided in writing and final registration is required approximately 1-3 days after it is sent. If you need more time to make a decision, please let us know, so we can hold your position, if needed. Everyone will receive an email with your team formation status. If you do not receive an email, please check your junk or span folders, then Contact Us

If non-member parents/guardians contact VNA we can return your calls/emails to answer general questions.
402-853-7100, leave a message for call back or Contact Us

See Program/Team Comparison Chart


Villarreal Nebraska Academy, Official Partner Academy of Villarreal C.F.
345 Speedway Circle, Suite #1
Lincoln, Nebraska 68502

Phone: 402-853-7100
Email: [email protected]
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