Colin Zaccagnio – Executive Director

Colin Zaccagnio is the President, Co-Founder, Recreational Program Director, and 2014 Boys Head Coach for Thunderbird FC. He holds his National C License through US Soccer and is Safe Sport and CPR certified.

Colin is product of Arizona youth soccer. Colin played with Sereno and SC Del Sol during his youth career, winning three State Cups, one Regionals, and playing in Youth Nationals. He also played for Brophy College Preparatory for four years, winning a State Championship his senior year in 2013.

Colin continued his career at the DIII University of Redlands (CA) where he led the most successful campaign for the Bulldogs in over 15 years during his senior year in 2016 as the team made a run to the Elite 8 of the NCAA National Championship Tournament. He earned places on the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic Teams in 2014, 2015, and 2016. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Global Business and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Redlands in 2017.

Colin serves the community as Realtor in the Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Cave Creek areas. In his free time he enjoys playing soccer, watching the English Premier League, trail running, training jiu jitsu, and golfing.

Favorite Team

Manchester City FC


Favorite Player

Nigel de Jong


Favorite Legend

Arnold Palmer