Claremont High School Coaches




Head Coach:  Fred Bruce-Oliver  (FBO)

Head Soccer Coach Fred Bruce-Oliver brings over 3 decades of coaching experience to the table
for the Wolfpack. Bruce-Oliver’s playing days began in the late 70’s when he began playing for Pomona
College where he played for 4 years. During his time at Pomona, the Sagehens won 3 SCIAC Championships
and played in the NCAA Division III Finals in 1975. Bruce-Oliver also played semi-professional soccer for the
Claremont UCFD for 2 years.

When his time was over at Pomona, Bruce-Oliver began his coaching career as an Assistant Coach at the University
of La Verne from 1981-1982. After his stint with the Leopards, Bruce-Oliver moved over to Cal Poly Pomona
University and took over as an assistant coach where he remained from 1983-1989. Bruce-Oliver left the
college ranks, but in 1997 returned to take over the reigns of the men’s soccer program at Citrus College where he continues to coach.

Bruce-Oliver has been the Boys’s Head Coach at Claremont High School since the 86/87 season. During his reign Bruce-Oliver captured a CIF Division I Championship in 1994 and then more recently in 2011. Including his duties at the high school Bruce-Oliver has been pivotal in his coaching duties with the traveling soccer club the Claremont Stars where he has coached for 16 years. In 1997 Bruce-Oliver led the Stars to the Surf Cup Championship.

Bruce-Oliver obtained his Bachelor’s of Arts from Pomona College in 1981. Bruce-Oliver is also a substitute teacher
and a member of the Cal South coaching staff as well as being a scout. Bruce-Oliver enjoys watching soccer, reading (mostly soccer literature), and world history.




Assistant Coach, Jaime Oberbeck


Assistant Coach Jamie Oberbeck has been with the CHS Program since the 09/10 Season. Coach Oberbeck in a Math teacher at Claremont High School.  Coach Oberbeck was an assistant coach at Bonita HS before joining CHS. Coach Oberbeck played soccer for the University of La Verne. We will be seeing less of Mr. Oberbeck this year (2016) on the pitch but be assured he will be working in the background to keep the CHS Boys soccer program strong.


Assistant Coach,  Goalie Coach,  Jeff Tackett



Coach Jeff Tacketf has been involved with soccer for over 30 years. Jeff played soccer until a career ending injury resulting in two reconstructive surgeries. After his playing career Jeff focused his passion into coaching. Jeff is Director, Southern California School of Goalkeeping and has been the goalkeeper coach at Mt. San Antonio College, an assistant head coach/goalkeeper coach Cal Baptist University, head coach West Coast Soccer Men's Semi-professional team. Director of coaches/player development Corona United Soccer Club, Assistant coach/GK coach Cal Poly Pomona University men's soccer. Director of coaching Corona Eagles F.C. Head coach/GK coach Anaheim Bolts Pro Indoor Soccer and an assistant coach/GK coach Ontario Fury Pro Indoor Soccer.

Jeff graduated from Cal Baptist University where he graduated with a degree in Kinesiology. Jeff has a clear teaching credential and is a Ca. state teacher and has numerous coaching licenses and credentials. Jeff has been involved with the Claremont HS soccer program since 2000.




Head JV Coach, Jason Umansky 



Coach Jason has been involved in the game of soccer for the past 16 years, playing club soccer for the Claremont Stars, Foothill Storm, and Arsenal FC.   Jason played his high school soccer at CHS from 2009-2013.  Jason captained the CHS team in 2013 and finished with a first team all league award.

Jason currently attends the University of La Verne, where he will graduate with a degree in history. After graduation he hopes to become a teacher, hopefully at CHS.


This is Jason’s third season being involved with the coaching staff at CHS, and his first as the head JV Coach. His coaching responsibilities include coaching the JV Boys, and scouting for Varsity.

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Head Frosh/Soph Coach, Paymon Minaie


Coach Paymon has been involved in the game of soccer for the past 15 years playing club soccer for Claremont Stars and Celtic Premier. Paymon also played soccer for Claremont High School from 2009-2013.

Paymon currently attends Citrus Community College and plans to transfer and graduate with a Bachelors degree in Business.

This is Paymons third season being the head coach of the CHS boys FROSH soccer team and he looks forward to another great year!