Coach Gabriel Hernandez has supported the Chabot Men’s Soccer Program for almost a decade. He has been coaching soccer for more than 4 decades. After playing in Mexico for several years, he transferred to Piedmont Hills High School (San Jose), where he was awarded MVP. He played college soccer at UC Berkeley, beating Coach Igwe’s USF team in the final (Coach Igwe’s team won 3 other championship titles). Coach Hernandez also played for the San Jose Earthquakes Select team (NASL) and is currently coaching at Tennyson High School in Hayward during the off-season. He has coached a number of club teams ranking several in the top five nationally and has won several championships (tournament and league) at Tennyson High School.