Brent Erwin enters his first season as an assistant with the Grand Canyon men’s soccer program in 2015.
Erwin served as the head coach at SMU for five seasons, beginning in 2007, before joining current GCU head coach Schellas Hyndman as an assistant MLS coach with FC Dallas in 2013. He also served as the head coach of the SMU women's soccer team from 2007-12. Erwin was an assistant coach under Hyndman for six years at SMU.
Prior to his tenure at SMU, Erwin was the head coach at Central Florida from 2005-07.
Adding to his coaching experience, Erwin spent time as an assistant coach at IMG Soccer Academy in Bradenton, Fla., and worked with the U-17 Men's National Team and Region 3 Olympic Development Program.
Erwin graduated from Texas Christian with a bachelor's degree in general studies. He was a three-year starter for the Horned Frogs. Following his TCU career, Erwin trained with Leeds United of the English Premier League and the Dallas Burn (now FC Dallas) organization.
Diego Walsh is in his first year as a graduate assistant coach for the Grand Canyon men's soccer team in 2015. He joined his former college head coach Schellas Hyndmann for his first coaching stint after a 10-year professional soccer career as a player.
Walsh was the seventh overall selection in the MLS SuperDraft in 2003 by the Columbus Crew. He made 126 career appearances for seven professional teams, the last coming in 2012. Prior to his pro career, Walsh played four years at Southern Methodist from 1999 to 2002 and was a two-time All-American and was named to the NSCAA "Team of the Decade," in 2010. He finished as SMU's all-time leader in assists, with 39, and was fifth in goals, also with 39.
During his prep career, Walsh played club soccer for Miami Strike Force, a squad that won numerous titles, including five state titles in a row, a pair of regional titles, and was runner-up in the national championship event.
Walsh graduated from SMU in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in business, and is currently working toward a master's degree in accounting at Grand Canyon. He has one son, Atlas Michael Stutz-Walsh.
Juan Gonzalez joined Grand Canyon in 2015 serving as the men's soccer Director of Operations Graduate Assistant. Gonzalez handles the day-to-day operations of the men's soccer program that entails coordinating travel arrangements, team meals and hotel accomodations.
Gonzalez previously worked at LSU as a student manager for the women's soccer program. Prior to LSU, Gonzalez was a team operations intern for FC Dallas in the MLS.
Gonzalez graduated from LSU in 2015 with a degree in sport administration and is currently pursuing a masters degree in business with an emphasis in sports business.
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