dr. Jose Labanino

  • co-founder

  • director of player development

  • doctor of physical therapy (touro university)

  • u.s. soccer national d coaching license

  • Certified strength and conditioning specialist (NSCA)

Playing career

  • Youth development at local clubs (Downtown LVSC, Neusport FC, LV Premier, Heat FC, LVSA)

  • Played two seasons for Yavapai College Men's Soccer

    • 2x ACCAC Conference Champion​

    • Team earned #1 national ranking in NJCAA

  • Transferred to Northwest Nazarene University to finish his collegiate and playing career

    • 3-year captain​


Positions played

  • Center back

  • Outside back

  • Center defensive midfielder

Favorite player

  • Dani Alves


coaching Specialties

  • Speed of play

  • Movement technique

  • Position-specific training (all field players)

  • Game-breaking ability

Favorite thing about coaching

  • “Transitioning from player to coach in 2018 provided me the opportunity to give back to the sport that taught me so much. Maximizing each player’s potential through Invictus programming is my passion, but the best part about coaching is seeing the development of the individual. I aim to instill work ethic, discipline, and confidence in my players. Seeing these develop but ultimately transfer into other areas of life is what drives me as a coach.”

Jose Labanino