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Leon Abravanel

Membership Manager

Leon is the Founder and CEO of Tahoe Training Camps, a high performance sports camp in California that incorporates a mental skills program into the development of its players. Leon was a High School Academic All-American, played Division I college soccer as a student-athlete at The University of San Diego and The University of Denver before playing professional soccer with the Los Angeles Blues. in Germany, Bolivia & United States.

Leon holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship & Organizational Leadership from California Lutheran University. He has used his experience and business acumen to start six companies that are largely driven by the mission of growing and improving both the physical and mental skills of youth athletes.  

One of those companies is Juggle the World, whose mission is to use soccer as a vehicle to get undeserved youth into college, Leon founded the non-profit which is a competitive soccer club in Compton, CA. The club started with one team, and has now grown to over fifteen teams helping youth in Los Angeles.

Leon was the head boy’s soccer coach at his alma mater, South Tahoe High School where he oversaw both the varsity and junior varsity teams. The program stressed mental skills as a program-wide discipline, and part of their training is to consider the mental factors that contribute to success on and off the field. He is also an adjunct professor at Sierra Nevada College in their Business Department.

>He is happily married to Kristen Abravanel.

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