Cochise College Athletics


Chas. Frisco


Position:    Head Soccer Coach
Alma Mater: Wichita State
Phone: 520-439-6859
Fax: 520-417-4096


Chas. Frisco graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in 2000 and a Master of Fine Arts in 2011, both with an emphasis in ceramics. He holds a USSF A Coaching License and USSF National Youth License. He served as the Apaches’ assistant soccer coach in 2013 and was named the head coach in 2014.

Prior to Cochise, he was an assistant coach of men’s and women’s soccer at Allen Community College in 2010-11, and women’s soccer assistant at North Georgia College and State University in 2008-09. Frisco’s head coaching experience includes positions with club and youth teams from 1995 until 2010, most recently with the ’94 girls, ’95 boys and ’96 boys of Alaska ODP in Anchorage.

He was the Summer Director of Coaching in Alaska for both the Kenai Peninsula Soccer Club in 2008-09 and Northern Lights Soccer Club in 2007. He was the Director of Operations for Stars Soccer Club in Alpharetta, Ga., in 2006. While living in Kansas, Frisco worked as a ceramics instructor for Derby Recreation Center in 2004-05 and Friends University from 1999 to 2002.


Derek Talcott


Position:    Assistant Soccer Coach
Hired: 2014
Phone: 520-417-4747
Fax: 520-417-4096


Derek Talcott has more than 10 years of combined college coaching and playing experience. As head men’s and women’s soccer coach at Cloud County Community College in Concordia, Kan., he led the 2013 men’s squad to the NJCAA Region VI championship tournament and was honored as the 2013 Plains District Coach of the Year. He’s held assistant coaching positions at Cloud County, Otero Junior College, Coffeyville Community College, and Tyler Junior College, where he helped lead the Apaches to back-to-back NJCAA national championships in 2009 and 2010.

As the starting goalkeeper at the University of Rio Grande in Ohio, Talcott helped his team to NAIA national tournament quarterfinal appearances in 2005 and 2006. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in sport and exercise studies from the University of Rio Grande with a minor in business management.