"I am very pleased to have John join our staff and welcome him, his wife, Anna, and their boys, Caleb and Hayden, to the Wildcat family,” Tobias said. “He has such a great background coaching at all levels from youth through pro, and he has worked in arguably the two best conferences in the country in the Pac-10 and ACC. Players love his coaching style because he is so passionate and knowledgeable. Aside from his valuable experiences on the field, he is just a tremendous person of the highest character, and in addition to our other stellar staff member, Lisa Oyen, he is a great fit for the
Galas, who has served on coaching staffs at both
“I would like to thank Coach Tobias for the opportunity to serve on his staff,” Galas said. “It is a tremendous honor to work for one of the best and most respected coaches in the country. I am absolutely delighted to be a part of continuing the growth of this program, and taking it to new levels. Everything is in place here for this program to continue to challenge for Pac-10 championships and to penetrate the NCAA Tournament year in and year out. I am thankful for this opportunity to be working within the
On the field with the Timbers, he assisted with the goalkeeping training sessions and was responsible for opponent scouting, video coordination and analysis. His other duties with the club included serving as the director and marketing of camps and clinics, sponsorship development, as well as assisting the head coach with player registration.
Prior to moving to professional soccer, Galas was an assistant for the women’s program at
Galas moved to UO from
Outside of the collegiate and professional ranks, Galas has served as the head coach for the Boys Under-18 team at the
Galas earned a BA degree from
John and his wife, Anna, have two young sons, Caleb, 3 1/2, and Hayden, 1.