Entering his fifth year with the Lady Monarchs, Coach Barajas' primary responsibilities is to train the goalkeepers. Coach B (as he's fondly called) and Coach Watkins have enjoyed a coaching partnership since 2005. In addition to assisting Watkins at Valley College, Coach B was an assistant coach at North Hollywood High during the programs’ record setting 52 consecutive league game winning streak. He was also the junior varsity head coach, wining four league titles in five years.
In addition to his positions at Valley College and North Hollywood, Coach B is a staff coach for the Los Angeles Galaxy Soccer Academy Camps, as wells as serving as a talent scout for the LA Galaxy Academy. Barajas is also the general manager and head coach of an amateur men’s team in the Los Angeles Metro League, the Phantoms FC. Adding to that, he has served as director of coaching for the LA Valley Monarchs Day Camp in the area of soccer. Coach B currently holds a USSF National D License and USSF Goalkeeper Level I License.
Coach B played his prep years at Cathedral High School in Los Angeles
(1993-97), where he was co-team captain his junior and senior years. He attended Cal State Northridge, successfully walking onto the men’s coccer team. Injury forced Barajas off the turf and into the coaching ranks. Today,
Coach Barajas has a great deal of knowledge he's ready to impart to the student-athletes of LAVC.
Coach Barajas resides in Van Nuys with his wife Maria and son David 7, all supporters of Chivas Guadalajara.