Our Coaches

7V7 Team:

Ryan Porter

Head Coach
General Manager
Offensive Coordinator
QB Coach
Director of Football Operations

Ryan is a nationally recognized quarterback coach, and he is the owner and founder of QB Cavalry. He is known for consistently developing and producing Division I Power 5 QBs, as well as FBS, FCS, and Division II QBs.

He has been the QB coach for the college football sensation, LSU starting QB Jayden Daniels since Daniels was 12 years old. Ryan has produced more than 19 full scholarship QBs over his coaching career, sending 13 players to Division I programs. Responsible for 72 QBs nationwide from youth to college, he has 11 Division I commits for 2023, the most for any QB coach in the country.

Jacob Porter

Assistant Head Coach
Defensive Coordinator
LB Coach
Director of Player/Pro Personnel
Assistant Director Football Operations

Jacob is the owner of Platinum Athletics and Platinum Boyz 7v7 National ProWay Team. He Has been in business for 11+ years. His training facility is home for many of the Nation’s top athletes. Jacob has created a safe and competitive environment where student-athletes can thrive athletically, academically, and socially by providing elite athletic training, academic support, and multiple life skills workshops.

Due to Jacob’s ability to teach and train, he has been able to develop and guide some of the Nation’s Top Recruits. He currently has 100+ Division 1 offered student athletes.

Jacob is also the defensive coordinator for National 7v7 team, Platinum Boyz ProWay, who has had many years of success. Last year, along with Coach Ryan Porter, they were able to win 33 straight games while winning 3 National tournaments (Portland, Dallas, & Pasadena) -more than any other club in the country.

In two years, coaches Jacob Porter & Ryan Porter have won 5 National tournaments.

Jay Daniels

Quality Control
O/D Skill and Strategy
Director of Player Evaluation
Director of Parent/Guardian Consulting

Jay is a nationally recognized coach and Co-Founder of QB Calvary. He is currently the wide receivers coach and Co-Offensive Coordinator at Cajon High School in San Bernardino, CA where he has coached for five years.

Jay played at the University of Washington and Iowa State University where he was a defensive back.  He was 1st team All-American as a sophomore.

Jay is the father of ASU starting Quarterback Jayden Daniels.

Austin Pettis

15 U Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator
18U Co-Offensive Coordinator
WR Coach
Director of Player Development O/D Skill
Assistant Director of Player/Pro Personnel

Austin is a former NFL Wide Receiver, drafted in the 3rd round of the 2011 NFL draft by the St. Louis Rams.

Austin was destined to be involved with sports from a young age. He was born into a sports family with professional athletes on his mother and father’s side. He always had a passion for being an elite competitor in everything he associated himself with.

He had experience in top-level competition from high school at Orange Lutheran, then college at Boise St., and eventually drafted to the St. Louis Rams in the third round.

Since retiring from the NFL, Austin has pursued careers in business and coaching. Austin is currently the WRs coach at Santa Margarita High School. He also trains several NFL and College WRs year-round.

Jake Fey

15U Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator
18U Co-Defensive Coordinator
DB/S Coach
Jr. Assistant Director of Football Operations

Jake graduated from Orange Lutheran High School in 2007. He was a three-year varsity starter at Strong Safety, and a CIF (2004, 2006) and State (2006) Champion. He was 1st Team All Trinity League as well as the leading tackler during the 2006 season. 

Jake graduated from Chapman University in 2011, where he was a four-year starter and two-time captain. He was the leading tackler in 2009 and was awarded Defensive Player of the Year in 2010.

After his playing career ended, Coach Fey coached Varsity Fullbacks/Safeties at Orange Lutheran in 2011.

After a taking a year off from coaching, he returned to become the Defensive Coordinator at Canyon High School in 2013, where he helped lead the team to the playoffs for the first time in five years.

In 2014, Coach Fey became the Defensive Coordinator at Rancho Christian High School for six years. He led Rancho to four consecutive league championships, 5 consecutive playoff appearances, and a CIF, Regional, and State Championship in 2016.

Jake then joined the Santa Margarita staff in 2019. He was the Defensive Coordinator/Safeties Coach during the shortened 2020 Covid season. The following season Coach Fey stepped down as the Defensive Coordinator to accept the Role of Assistant Head Coach/Special Teams Coordinator/Safeties Coach to help develop the Culture plan for the entire football program. Coach Fey has sent over 15 Safeties to the college ranks in his 12 years as a football coach.

Derek Cox

18U Defensive Back Coach

Derek was born and raised in Greenville, North Carolina. He received a full scholarship to play football for The College of William & Mary, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a concentration in entrepreneurship. 

Upon graduation, Derek was drafted in the third round of the 2009 National Football League (NFL) draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. In the first game of his rookie season, he intercepted Peyton Manning and had a fumble recovery. During his 7-year career, he also played for the San Diego Chargers, Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens, and the New England Patriots. 

After retiring from professional football, he moved his family back to San Diego to pursue his Master’s in Business Administration at UCLA Anderson School of Management. 

Derek graduated in June of 2021 and began working for the NFL league office in New York for its player relations department. He was inducted into William & Mary’s hall of fame in 2022. He is a certified contract advisor for players in the Canadian Football League and the National Football League. 

When he is not working or studying, he enjoys spending time with his son, cooking, eating hearty meals, socializing with friends, and working out.

5V5 Team:

Tim Holt

Head Coach 5v5
OT Coach
Assistant Director of Football Operations
Co-Director of Player/Pro Personnel

Tim started coaching in 1995. He coached NFL for 7 years, which including the following teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Bears, Oakland Raiders 

He also coached college for 15 years, which included the following schools: Lehigh FCS, Cornell FCS. American International D2, Stonehill D2, Stetson FCS; and high school coached for Santa Margarita (Trinity League) for 4 years.

Tim has coached 28 all league selections, 4 all Americans, and 6 pro bowlers, and has training experience working with Giant Skillz (CA) and Saddleback Strength (CA) and EFT (Chicago).

Raymond McNeil

Assistant Head Coach IOL Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Director of Player Development OL/DL
Assistant Director of Player/Pro Personnel

Ray is a former Collegiate Football Player and is a professional veteran in the AFL. He played professional football for over a decade and earned numerous All Arena Accolades.

Ray trains out of The Trench Academy in Tampa, Florida, where he is the Head Offensive Line Trainer.

Ray is the one-stop-shop for all offensive linemen. He uses his knowledge, and skills to build some of the country’s best offensive linemen. He has worked with some of the best high school, college, and NFL offensive linemen in the game, and starts them at a young age on the path to success. One hundred percent of the high school linemen that have trained with him through high school end up with a collegiate scholarship.

Ray also plays a large role in The Trench as recruiting coordinator. Not only does he recruit athletes with great potential to the program, but he heads up our first-class service helping young athletes get recruited. Ray takes pride in helping these athletes make their dreams a reality by taking their game to the next level.

Ray has also Coached at the Collegiate level for 3 years and spends a lot of his time continuously learning and working on his craft.

As a player, he played 14 years professionally in The AFL where he was a standout at the center position.

Uriah Moenoa

Quality Control
OL/DL Strategy
Director of Player Evaluation
Director of Player/Guardian Consulting


Uriah is a Co-Founder of SASA Squad Foundation, a nonprofit organization that specializes in training offensive and defensive linemen with a focus on field techniques and off field educational and community programs in Las Vegas, NV. He has also coached/trained multiple high school linemen that hold over 40 Division 1 offers combined.

Uriah is a graduate of Iolani School in Honolulu, HI, where he played as guard and tackle. He was blocked for All American record breaking RB Joe Igber and was a PrepSports 1st team All American his senior year. Uriah turned down offers from CA Oregon and Colorado for the University of Hawaii.

At the University of Hawaii Uriah was a 4-year starter at T/G/C under OL Coach Mike Cavanaugh. He allowed fewest sacks on the team for a pass heavy offense Freshman year in the Run N Shoot under Head Coach June Jones and made Freshman All American team. Protected career passing yards record breaker Timmy Chang.

Enoch Smith

Defensive Coordinator
Edge/DE Coach
Team Chaplin
Director of Sports Ministry
Assistant Director of Player Development DL


Enoch is in his final phase of pursuing his Doctor of Education in Organization Leadership and Christian Ministry from Indiana Wesleyan University. He holds an M. Ed in Curriculum & Instruction with a minor in leadership from Concordia University in Portland, OR.

Enoch earned his B.S. from Missouri State University. He is an Academic All-American at Highland Community College in Highland, KS where he obtained his A.S. in Criminal Justice. He grew up in the Ida B. Wells Housing Project in Chicago, IL, and is a product of Chicago Public Schools. He began his high school career at Bolingbrook High School. In his last days, he honored his mother by attending her Alma Mater, Wendell Phillips, graduating in 1995.

While at Missouri State University, Enoch became a 1st Team All-Conference selection in 2001. He later became a free agent (New Orleans Saints) in 2002. Enoch also played four years of Arena Football. In 2004 he led his team in sacks, helping to lead the Peoria Pirates to the Arena Cup. The Pirates coaching staff awarded him with the Iron Man of the Year during that year for his relentless play as an OL/DL and FB/LB player. 

Enoch became an educator serving as a Principal, Assistant Principal, Operations Manager, Dean of Students, and Director of Culture and Climate for Chicago Public Schools and Charters Schools in Chicago, IL. He also served as an Adjunct Professor and Academic Coordinator at Highland Community College. 

In 2020 Enoch became a Regional Ambassador of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for Area 6, working directly with the Executive Director, Kevin Thomas of the NJCAA. He also serves as the Pastor of Starts Up Front Sports Ministry; he taught and preached the word of God on the campus of Highland Community College and at the Highland Christian Church. 

On October 16, 2021, Highland Community College Alumni Association awarded Enoch the Distinguished Alumni Award for his hard work and commitment to excellence within the Highland Community. Under his leadership, he helped the Highland Scotties defense become the 6th ranked in sacks, and Warren Peeples led all players in sacks during the regular season and would receive 1st Team NJCAA Accolades. Two more of Enoch’s defensive linemen also received All-Conference (Eric Thomas Jr 2nd Team and Treveon Henry Honorable Mention) recognition. All his defensive linemen from the 2021 class went on to play college football at post-secondary institutions. 

Enoch is also the owner of Starts Up Front LLC. In 2022, he worked with 6th Round Draft pick Eric Johnson Jr of the Indianapolis Colts and have helped place over 70 players in Division 1 programs through trading and hosting camps. He understands the power of sport can genuinely transform lives.

Moses Latua

Interior DL Coach
Co-Defensive Coordinator
Jr. Assistant Football Operations


Bio coming soon.

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