Rancho Solano Announces Fall Coaching Hires
Rancho Solano Prep is excited to announce the addition of two outstanding head coaches to the Mustangs family, Tibor Pelle for Boys Soccer and Paeden Jackson for Cross Country. “We could not be more excited about the additions to our high school coaching staff,” Said Athletic Director Aaron Trigg. Tibor and Paeden fit the Rancho Solano mission and passionate about teaching their sport as well as developing student-athletes of high character.”
Tibor Pelle enters his first year as Head Coach of Rancho Solano’s boys soccer program and currently serves as the College Advisory Program Director for Phoenix Rising Youth FC. With over 25 years of coaching experience, Coach Pelle brings a wealth of experience at all levels of soccer. He has served as the Head Coach at Sacramento Country Day School, coached collegiately as an Assistant Coach at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Additionally, Coach Pelle has held numerous coaching positions in club organizations in California and Arizona such as Sacramento United SC and Capital Athletic Soccer Academy. As a player Coach Pelle played Collegiately at UCLA, at the national level for the US U20 Men’s National Team and professionally in Schoenenbach, Germany.
Paeden Jackson joins Rancho Solano from Grand Canyon University as the Head Cross Country Coach. Coach Jackson begins her coaching career following a highly decorated career as a runner in high school and college. As a track athlete, she holds school records at GCU in the 600m and Distance Medley Relay and was the Western Athletic Conference Runner-up in the 800m. She was also the school’s top 800m runner in 2016 and 2018. Coach Jackson was also a 3 year member of the cross country team at GCU.
“With the addition of two tremendous head coaches, I am excited to watch them take our programs to the next level. Not only are they great coaches, but they are great people that I am proud to have represent Rancho Solano and mentor our student-athletes,” said Trigg. The Boys Soccer team will open their season on September 6th at The Academy of Tucson while the Cross Country team will begin at Horizon Honors on September 11th.