Esteban Vázquez

California State University, Northridge – B.A.
Pepperdine University – M.A.

Professional focus: I teach Honors Spanish 2 and French 3 and 4. I also serve as the Webb School of California head soccer coach and work in our functional fitness afternoon activity. I am an advisor to the Women’s Empowerment Baking Bunch (WEBB) Club and serve as a dorm head for the North Hutchinson dorm.

Scholarly or professional activities: My undergraduate degree is in French language & literature. My master’s degree is in education. I teach soccer clinics, run private training sessions and worked briefly as a professional goalkeeper in Switzerland in 2005-06. I am also an avid pétanque player and coach. I am active with the Plus Me Project, a nonprofit based in Los Angeles that offers personal narrative presentations, workshops and trainings to inspire students, parents and educators.

Years as an educator: 18 years; 1 year at Webb

Grew up: Le Locle in Switzerland and Reseda, California

Live on campus: Yes

Favorite spot at Webb: The soccer field

Favorite music or musician: Latin Music (Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue, Salsa, Reggaeton, etc).

Favorite book or author: Finding the Game: Three Years, Twenty-five Countries and The Search for Pickup Soccer

Favorite TV show or movie: Speed with Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock

Typical Saturday routine: Train from Claremont Station to Union Station, then Union Station to Chatsworth Station in the San Fernando Valley, soccer training/game, family BBQ, etc.