Player/Coach Legend Rene Ortiz Becomes Third Soccer Resilience® Ambassador


We proudly announce our newest ambassador Rene Ortiz. Rene joins a growing ambassador team that includes Walker Zimmerman and Cari Roccaro. (Para Español)

Rene’s remarkable career crosses many impact levels as a player, coach, and educator. Initially drafted out of high school by the San Diego Sockers, Rene starred for 13 years across many soccer environments, including the Dallas Burn (MLS), USA Futsal National Team and the USA Beach Soccer Team. Rene has the USSF B National Coaching License and has been the head coach of the Mexican National Indoor Team since 2002, culminated by winning the 2019 World Cup. The married father of two teenage daughters also has a degree in kinesiology and is a teacher + coach in Chula Vista, CA.

“I am very honored and excited to join Soccer Resilience®, originally created by Dr. Brad Miller whom I greatly respect. As a coach and educator, I will use my knowledge, past experiences and relationships to impact young athletes and obtain the proper mindset needed for maximum performance while pursuing their personal development and goals.”
– Rene Ortiz

“Rene is a fantastic ambassador for Soccer Resilience®! Rene knows that a player’s mindset is the key to peak performance and well-being. Rene’s character and strong desire to help athletes and coaches strengthen their resilience on and off the field are a great fit for our core values and mission.”
– Dr. Brad Miller: Soccer Resilience® Founder, Psychologist and ACC Champion Player (Wake Forest)

OUR MISSION at Soccer Resilience® is to train the most underutilized competitive edge in sports, the mind; and in so doing, transform the mindset and elevate the wellbeing of athletes, coaches and others in the game. We inspire people and advise coaches and clubs on how to increase their players’ self-awareness, drive confidence, conquer setbacks and enhance performance.

How is your mental game? How important is your mind for you to play/coach/live your best? Are you training your mental skills? We’re ready to guide, train, and elevate you. Contact us here.

Train your brain. Transform your game!

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