A native of Dublin, Ireland, Ray Beshoff grew up in Liverpool, England where he developed his love of football and ties to the sport. He played association football in England as a young boy and is a devoted follower of the sport.
He moved to the U.S. in the early 1980s where he became a successful businessman in the auto dealership industry. His career began at a Mercedes-Benz dealer in Southern California and quickly rose through the ranks, eventually becoming a partner. Through his efforts, the dealership became the highest volume Mercedes-Benz dealer in the U.S. After 18 years of success in Southern California, he acquired his own Mercedes-Benz and Infinity stores in San Jose and later acquired Mercedes-Benz of Fresno.
Outside of his businesses, Ray is actively involved in the Beshoff Family Foundation, which helps abused and foster children. Ray lost his mother at the age of ten and as a result is empathetic to youth that have experienced great loss and need at young ages. Ray resides in the Monterey Bay with his wife and and is the proud father of three daughters.
Frank Yallop has spent over 40 years in professional soccer as a player and coach at all levels of the game. Frank played across the pond in England for 16 years with Ipswich Town in the Premier League and First Division, and later in Major League Soccer (MLS) with the Tampa Bay Mutiny.
He was the head coach for the San Jose Earthquakes from 2001-2003 where he led the team to two MLS Cup titles. He then spent two years coaching the Canadian National Team before returning to the U.S. in 2006 to coach the LA Galaxy. He continued his tenure in the MLS when in 2008 he returned to San Jose and later at the Chicago Fire from 2013 to 2015. Most recently, Frank has been integral to the growth of USL Championship serving in coaching and leadership positions with the Phoenix Rising, Fresno FC and Las Vegas Lights FC.
In addition to his impressive coaching accomplishments, Frank was named MLS Coach of the Year in 2001 and 2012 and won the MLS Supporters Shield in 1996 as a player and also a coach in 2012. He won MLS Cup twice in 2001 and 2003. Outside of soccer, Frank is a devoted husband and father with a wife of 30 years, Karen, and two boys, Jack (22) and Sam (17).
As a native Northern Californian, Mike DiGiulio has spent the vast majority of his life in the East and South Bay Areas. Born the son and grandson of successful car dealers, Mike was called to join them in the auto industry in 1986. Spending the last 25 years with Mercedes Benz has culminated in the successful partnership between Mike and Ray Beshoff at Beshoff MotorCars, in which they shattered records for both sales and service.
Having operated several high performing businesses, Mike’s strength has always stemmed from developing an enthusiastic and rewarding culture for his teams. Sport has always held a special spot in Mike’s overall life and the opportunity to build a club from the ground up was too good of an opportunity to pass. Mike’s passion for competition and a healthy lifestyle has always been of utmost importance for him and part of the values he sets as a manager.
Family has always been a great source of support and motivation for Mike. Mike and his wife Megan are the proud parents of three children that share their parents love of competition and the outdoors. Their oldest daughter Morgan earned a Division I scholarship in equestrian and rode for Southern Methodist University in Texas. Their son Joe is a Division III college hockey player currently playing in Aston, Pennsylvania and their youngest daughter Skye is a sophomore in high school and a standout travel volleyball player.