Breaking news
  1. San Diego Zest FC Partners with LA Galaxy San Diego
  2. Zest FC Will Host US Men’s Pro Soccer Combine in Japan
  3. Zest FC 2 Hosting Open Tryouts on Saturday November 11th
  4. Match Report: Zest FC 2 Come Away with a Thrilling Victory 5-4
  5. Zest FC Announces New Ownership of Montenegrin Third Division Club FK Adria

Coaching Staff

Cem Tont

Head coach

USSF National “B” License

Turkish Youth National Trust Team

Galatasaray SK Youth Team Captain

Head Coach at Southwestern College

San Diego Zest FC welcomes Mr. Cem Tont as a Head Coach . He currently is a Head Coach for Men’s Soccer at Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California. He grew up in Turkey playing soccer. He played for world-famous Turkish soccer club Galatasaray SK youth team and he was a captain. At that time, he was chosen for the Turkish National Team.

As a coaching career, he coached at La Jolla High School and led them to two CIF Championships 1991 and 1998. He also has coaching experience at San Pasqual High School and led them to a CIF Runner-up in 1994.

At the Community College level, he has been named as Pacific Coast Conference Soccer Coach of the Year for eight times and coached a PCC championship while with Palomar College. Coach Tont also has experience of ten years as a Head Coach with the Olympic Development Program for girls under 16 and coached one National Championship Team.

Josh Westermann

Assistant Coach

NSCAA Preminer Diploma

NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

USSF “C” License

USSF “Youth” License

Head Men’s and Women’s Coach at San Diego Christian College

Assistant Director of Coaching at Liverpool Soccer Club


  • Former All-PDL, All-West player and Champion with the Cascade Surge 2005
  • Played in the Kenya Premier League, South African First Division
  • USL Champions with Cleverland City Starts 2008
  • NJCAA Hall of Fame Inductee, 2-time National Champion with Yacapai College
  • All-WCC and Captain for Gonzaga University


  • GSAC Playoffs 2012, 2013, and 2015, San Diego Christian College Men’s Soccer
  • GSAC Playoffs 2013, 2014, and 2015, San Diego Christian College Women’s Soccer
  • Lead teams to first top 25 NAIA National Rankings, first back-to-back winning seasons, and first playoffs in program history
  • 3 NAIA All-Americans, 25 All-GSAC players, 21 Scholar-Athletes, and 4 NAIA Scholar

Team Awards:

  • Multiple champonships at the youth level with Liverpool SC, Crusaders SC, San Diego Football Academy, Westside Timbers SC, Christian High School, Jesuit High School, and Cochise Junior College
  • Olympic Development Program Summer Camp Staff Coach

Jaewoo Kim

Assistant Coach

USSF “C” License

Korean “C” License


LA Galaxy: Carlsbad, CA, BU11 – 14, Head Coach 2014 

Lennox Academy: Lennox, CA, Assistant Coach 2013

Exiles Soccer Club: Los Angeles, CA, Assistant Coach 2013

SNP, KIMPO SOCCER CLUB Kimpo, Korea – Founder, Owner and Head Coach   2009 – 2011


Soccer Coach and Advisor 2008 – 2009


MOHA MEDAN SOCCER Dhaka, Bangledesh 

Professional Soccer Player, Center Forward 2007 – 2008

  • Led the team to achieve second place in the Southeast Asia, Pro League; lead scorer 

SUSAN SHI-CHUNG Choong chung, Korea

Professional Soccer Player, Center Forward 2004 – 2006

  • Member of the Korean National League