EBU/ Bay Oaks was one of four new clubs invited to join the US Soccer Development Academy in 2014. In 2016,  our Boys Development Academy was expanded to include U12, U13 and U14 Academy teams. The goal of EBU/ Bay Oaks US Soccer Development Academy U12-U14 Boys D.A. program is to identify and develop players in our club and surrounding areas with the ability to perform at the highest level and to align our program with US Soccer Federation Development Academy goal of creating World Class players.

Meet Our Team

Glenn Van Straatum

US Development Academy Director
Club Technical Director

Glenn served as Director of Coaching EBU Bay Oaks for 10 years and has been with the club for 14 years with the club having served as an Assistant Director of Coaching since 2003. In 2007, Glenn was the Head Coach of the California Victory, a professional USL Division I expansion franchise with its home games at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco. He was also assistant coach at the University of San Francisco in 2001. Glenn is an experienced coaching director, coach, player and leader in Bay Area professional, semi-professional and youth soccer ranks.
His playing career includes World Cup qualifying and CONCACAF Country/Club experience for his native country of Surinam and club team Transvaal (CONCACAF champion, ‘81). In college, he played on the University of San Francisco NCAA National Championship teams in 1978 and 1980 and left his best for his senior year in 1982 scoring 16 goals and 10 assists (42-points).
Glenn’s leadership and commitment extends beyond the soccer field and transcends beyond the EBU Bay Oaks club into the entire Northern California soccer community. Glenn currently serves a 5 year term as a board-elected volunteer board member for the Norcal Premier Soccer league, where he has taken on some specific board duties such as a lead roles in starting the Norcal College Showcase program, helping with technology decisions on the Norcal BOD and many other strategic projects.
Glenn holds an USSF A license.

Peter Hayton

US Development Academy Technical Director
USSDA Head Coach

Peter joined Bay Oaks SC in 2003 and held the position of Assistant Coaching Director for 6 yrs.

From 2008 to 2017 he was club Technical Director and U12-U14 Boys Coaching Director. in 2014 EBU-Bay Oaks were awarded U13/14 US Soccer Development Academy Status and Peter was selected as head coach and Academy Technical Director. For season 2016/17 US Soccer Federation awarded EBU-Bay Oaks U12-U14 Development Academy status. Peter remains EBU-Bay Oaks D.A Technical Director and is currently U14Boys D.A. Head Coach.

He is a well known and respected figure in Bay Area youth soccer. His playing resume includes a professional career with Darlington F.C. in his home country of England. Peter also represented his State (County) at all levels, captained his college team for two years, and was selected to attend England U18 try-outs. Peter has been involved in youth training at the highest level since 1996.
His coaching experiences include observation/education at EPL teams Middlesbrough FC, Manchester Utd., and also Dutch Eredivise team, Feyenoord. Peter is an NSCAA Associate staff coach and also worked with Norcal PDP as a staff coach (2012-2014). He was the Piedmont High School boys’ varsity head soccer coach for five years. Under his guidance, the program recorded three consecutive BSAL league titles (2006 – 2008) as well as three consecutive NCS Championship game appearances (2006 – 2008).
Peter’s coaching credentials include: UEFA B Coaching License, NSCAA Premier Diploma, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, FA Coaching Certificate, Brazilian Futbol de Salao Coaching License. He is a certified Psycho-Motor Skills Trainer and also holds the ACF Fiorentina Master Coaching Diploma which he completed in Florence, Italy (December 2011.)

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U.S. Soccer Development Academy

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EBU/Bay Oaks US Soccer Development Academy home games are all played at the following venues :

– U12 Academy Home Games are played at Wood Middle SchoolCollege of Alameda or at Emeryville ECCL.

– U14 and U13 Home Games are played at either College of Alameda or at Emeryville ECCL.

EBU/ Bay Oaks Boys US Development Academy