José serves as an Program Coordinator at DC SCORES. He was born in California but has called Washington, DC, home since he was 3 years old. Before joining the DC SCORES office staff, José was a soccer and writing coach for the DC SCORES elementary school team at Capital City Public Charter School for more than 6 years. He is fluent in English and Spanish and is a huge soccer fan. His favorite teams are Real Madrid and D.C. United. One of his hobbies is collecting soccer jerseys. He currently has a collection of 90 shirts and is always looking to add more!