Bryan Monka is a born again Christian who believes that all of his abilities are a gift from his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Bryan grew up playing soccer in Southern California more specifically in Camarillo, California. He started in AYSO and then moved to playing club soccer with the Camarillo Eagles. Bryan attended Rio Mesa High School where his team won the Channel League and Pacific View League championship. Bryan received awards for All Channel League, All Pacific View League as well as All Ventura County and All CIF during his career. After high school, Bryan went on to play Division I soccer at UC Santa Barbara as well as Liberty University. After Bryan completing his degrees in Business/Economics and Spanish, he was signed by the Southern California Seahorses (USL) which eventually led to a professional contract with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL). Bryan is a USSF B Licensed coach who has 15 years of coaching experience ranging from 3 year olds all the way to the college level.