Juan de Dios Garcia  joined the athletics staff of The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College in August 2007 as Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach and goalkeepers’ coach. Garcia, the pioneer, founder, coordinator, board member, referee and coach of all youth and adult Brownsville Soccer Leagues, has 47 years of soccer experience. He is and has been a member of most the All-Star soccer teams in both Texas and Mexico. During the 1970s, Garcia was a Third Division Professional player in Tamaulipas, Mexico, a state champion, and a member of the V.M.C soccer team that won the Mexican National Championship.