Photo by Jason Digos for Arianna Grainey

Uchenna Uzo is the Founder of Desert Soccer Performance. He currently holds a license as a C-level Soccer Coach. He was born and raised in Nigeria where he played soccer from the time he could walk. Uchenna attended Coastal Carolina University where he competed as a division 1 soccer player while earning his degree in economics. He has been playing soccer professionally for over 5 years and has also earned his MBA in business management. His on-field experience and educational background have helped him excel quickly in his industry. When Uche is not in the office or on the field he loves to be in the kitchen cooking and baking.

Tobenna Uzo attended Houston Baptist University and then completed his degree at Coastal Carolina University. He was ranked number 36 in the top 100 freshman soccer players. Tobenna has scored the most goals in HBU’s D1 program history, he is also ranked number 9 on the PDL top 100 prospect list. He was drafted in the 2016 MLS draft by Orlando City and played 4 years as a professional soccer player. He was most recently recognized for Scoring the 2019 and 2020 USL championship goal of the year.