Jason Quintero comes to Moscow United from Spokane, Washington, where he was with River City SC / FC Spokane since 2004, where he began as a staff coach. Since January 2007 he served as the club's first full-time Director of Coaching and oversaw the growth of the club from a handul of teams to what is currently almost a 40-team club that competes at various levels in the youth soccer structure, including the club's first State Championship in 2009.
Since 2010, he has been a head coach in the WPSL, a nation-wide league that acts as a feeder system to the women's professional leagues around the world. As the inagural coach for Spokane's WPSL expansion franchise, he built the program into an instant perennial winner, taking second place in their division in 2010 and 2011, and winning the Northwest Division in 2012 with a 6-2-2 record. While with the Shine, he recruited future, current, and recent top level collegiate players locally, nationally, and internationlly to compete in Spokane, including a few players that went on to play professionally after their time with the Shine.
As a player, Jason was captain and leading scorer of his youth club team, Three Rivers SC, which won a WSYSA State Championship and made the final four numerous years. At Kennewick High, he was a four-year letterman and served as captain his junior and senior years, and was named first-team all conference from sophomore year through his senior year after leading the team in those seasons. In both years at Columbia Basin College, he once again was captain, leading scorer, and named to the NWAACC All-Star team both years.
From 2004 to 2006, Jason also served as an assistant coach for Eastern Washington University. He holds his NSCAA Premier Diploma, the highest level of coaching education offered by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Jason and his wife Kendra, who played at Columbia Basin College in 1999 and 2000, then Eastern Washington University in 2001 and 2002, have a daughter, Avalon, who was born in December 2011.