Meet the Coaches
Coach Cardinale is in her 4th year as the Varsity soccer coach at LASA. She has been coaching the girls' soccer team since the 2013-2014 season, and previously coached the swim team for nine years (2011-2020).
She has taught at LASA since 2011, teaching Honors English II, Great Ideas, Contemporary Fiction, Hitchcock, and PALS throughout her time.
Coach Magana started as the JVB girls' soccer coach in the 2022-23 season and now coaches the JVA team. He grew up in a small town in central Texas and graduated from UT Austin.
Coach Magana is also a Mathematics teacher at LASA. He's excited to be a part of LASA soccer and help students improve in the classroom and outside.
He is a big Austin FC fan and in his spare time likes to play sports with friends.
Coach Goodell comes to LASA after a career practicing law in and out of the Army. He teaches AP US History and AP American Government and Politics.
He is passionate about soccer, which he played competitively in high school as a fullback and striker.
A diehard Newcastle United fan for more than two decades and an Austin FC season ticket holder since the inaugural season, Coach Goodell’s favorite soccer matches have become his middle school daughter’s.
He is excited to be coaching at LASA because our athletes are always striving to improve themselves and the team in meaningful ways.