Portland Thorns Pre-Academy Staff


Pre-Academy Coaching Staff 2021-2022

2010 Head Coach


Constantine "Tino" Konstin
Head Coach 10G Thorns Academy
U12 Team

USSF Licensed

Tino grew up playing youth soccer locally in the Portland, Oregon area with the Westside Timbers Soccer Club, on one of the top teams in the country, with his team playing in the National Finals in 2009, while also participating in the ODP Region IV program and playing high school soccer at local powerhouse; Jesuit HS. Tino then went on to play Division 1 collegiate soccer at Sacramento State University in California while acquiring his bachelor's degree in cinema. As a professional soccer player, Tino played for Club Callejas de Tahuichi in Bolivia and with Club America (U20's) in Mexico.

Upon the conclusion of Tino's playing career, he entered the coaching ranks. Tino has coached for the prestigious San Francisco Glens Soccer Club in Northern California and the Westside Timbers Alliance in Oregon. In addition to coaching club soccer, Tino has expanded his coaching experiences serving as a youth camp coordinator & youth camp coach for the MLS professional side, Portland Timbers and Nike Soccer.


2011 Head Coach

Esteban Llamosa
Head Coach 11G Thorns Academy

U11 Team 

Esteban grew up playing premier club soccer in Southern California, within the Chivas USA (Major League Soccer “MLS” Academy).

He went on to play professionally for one of the United States most historic clubs, the New York Cosmos and for an additional 3 seasons internationally in the Colombian Professional League.

Esteban has a wealth of experience in a variety of age groups coaching youth soccer. Most recently, he has been coaching with the Westside Timbers Soccer Club at the 2006 & 2003 age groups on the women’s side of the game. Both teams have either participated in OYSA State Cup Finals or been crowned State Champions, while going on to participate in Far West Regionals, representing the state of Oregon.

Esteban is also set to be the Co-Head Coach of the 2003/2004 (U19) ECNL Regional League team with the Portland Thorns Academy affiliate, Westside Timbers.

Esteban is Nationally certified with his USSF “D” Coaching License. 



Academy Advisor

Constantine "Cony" Konstin
USSF A Licence


Pre-Academy Program Manager

Gabe Tatz




General Information

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