Board Members

Benicia Arsenal FC

Board Members

President: Scott Swoboda -
Vice President: Matt Phelps -
Secretary: Yann Jouvenot -
Treasurer: Mike Distler -
Registrar: Jacob Guttenberg -
Competitive Coordinator: Jose Beltran -
Recreational Coordinator: Carlos Martinez -
Referee Coordinator: Reba Haverson -


Scott Swoboda


Scott became a member of Benicia Arsenal FC in 2009. He has coached all but one of those seasons. He also became a game scheduler and a referee. In 2014, Scott became part of the Board of Directors as the Recreational Coordinator. A position he held for four seasons.

In 2019, he became the President of the Board in hopes to help the club remain the top youth sports organization in Benicia. His main goal is to keep things fun and orderly for all the members.

Scott and his wife, Maria have two kids that play for Benicia Arsenal FC. One plays in the Competitive Program and the other plays in the Recreational Program. They also have a dental practice in town.

Yann Jouvenot


Yann is a father of three boys, 2 of which play in different Arsenal teams.

Together with his husband David, they have been involved with Arsenal for many years, coaching in the rec league, helping out with field lining many other team related events.

He joined the board in 2018 as a Secretary, and is looking forward to helping strengthen the organization. When he's not taking his boys to practices or cheering at their games, Yann works in Marketing at Bio-Rad.

Jose Beltran

Competitive Coordinator

Jose and his wife, Tora, moved to Benicia in 2001 with the hopes to call this beautiful community home and raise a family. They have a son and daughter who both play with Benicia Arsenal FC, in the competitive and recreational leagues, since 2013. Jose has been active with Benicia Arsenal FC as a recreational head coach, volunteer, a select committee member, and an overall advocate and supporter of the club.

Jose joined the Board of Directors in 2019 as the Competitive Program Coordinator. His goal is to make a contribution to the growth and positive experience for all players and families involved in the Benicia Arsenal FC competitive program, and serve his community outside of his law enforcement profession.

Reba Halverson

Referee Coordinator
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