Head Women's Soccer Coach
Coach Salindong is entering his ninth year at Butte College, with an overall record of 90-50-22. Golden Valley Conference play has also seen success as the Roadrunners posted a 47-13-12 record over the past eight years while finishing with four conference championships.
Coach’s prior experience includes time at Lassen College as the Head Men's Coach and Assistant Women's Coach as well as 8 years at Yuba College. At Yuba, Coach Salindong assisted the Women's program from their inception to their rise as a national power. During his tenure at Yuba College the women earned a record of 104-35-21 and the men posted a 40-19-22 record. Coach Salindong also takes pride in moving players on to the four year level and having those student athletes earn their A.A./A.S. degrees.
"The goal is to have student-athletes prepared both academically and athletically for the next level. For those students who will be finishing their competitive careers at Butte College it is also a goal to have it be one of the most memorable and rewarding experiences in their collegiate career"– Tony Salindong
Coach Salindong is very excited and looking forward to the upcoming season, “The past eight years at Butte have been filled with excellent student athletes who have helped to elevate the level of our program through excellence in the classroom and on the field. I look forward to the upcoming season with a great group of returners and local area recruits who will help to continue the tradition of winning on and off the field. ” - Tony Salindong
Coach Salindong's academic background includes a B.A. and an M.A. in Physical Education from CSU Stanislaus. Coach is also certified through the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and the National Academy of Sport Medicine.
Assistant Women's Soccer Coach
Coach Debra will be in her eighth season with the Butte College coaching staff. She brings with her a wealth of playing experience. Coach Debra has played DI soccer at Fresno State and was also involved with the IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL during her youth playing career. With the IMG Academy Coach Debra was able to travel to Brazil. Her U-19 team played there during the summer of 2001 competing against the top professional club teams from Brazil.
Coach Debra also has coaching experience ranging from youth soccer teams to training Divison I level talent who have gone onto programs such as Xavier University and Florida Gulf Coast University. Coach Debra has coached in the Butte United Club locally and has also been the Goalkeeper Director for Sutter United and has trained their U-14 and U-19 teams.
Coach Debra has earned her B.A. Degree in Physical Education from CSU Stanislaus.
Assistant Women's Soccer Coach
Coach Jose Torres enters his second year at Butte College, as Roadrunner alumni he is an important part of Butte College soccer history and culture. Coach Torres was a part of the inaugural Men’s Soccer team that won the Golden Valley Conference Championship, playing in 2008 & 2009.
Coach also has a varied soccer background due to his service in the United States Air Force. Torres has had the opportunity to play and coach throughout the country and overseas. He has directed youth soccer camps and leagues in the U.S. and has organized tournaments in military instillations in Afghanistan while deployed. Locally, Coach Torres has been a part of the staff with the Chico Bigfoot, a semi-professional indoor team. Currently, Coach is the director of the North Valley Soccer Academy working with local youth players and teams.
Coach Jose Torres has earned an A.S. degree in Construction and Technology and is currently enrolled at CSU Chico in the Construction Management program.