Q & A With Coach Gustavo "Goose" Esquivel
Q: Where are you from?
A: Born in Queretaro, Mexico and raised in Milwaukee
Q: What city do you live in currently?
A: I currently live in Milwaukee.
Q: How long have you lived in the Milwaukee area?
A: All my life. I know the city fairly well.
Q: What school did you graduate from?
A: I graduated from Marquette High School in 2009 and Cardinal Stritch University in 2014.
Q: What was your field of study?
A: I graduated with a bachelor's degree in education and mathematics.
Q: Best playing memory?
A: Making it to the NAIA National Tournament for the first time in Cardinal Stritch's history.
Q: Big or small family?
A: Small family of five - two younger brothers. One brother lives in Milwaukee and the other is currently living in New Mexico. Most of our extended family lives out of state.
Q: Do you have any pets?
A: I have a Siamese cat named Moquita and a Beagle/Hound mix named Ollie.
Q: Favorite soccer team?
A: FC Barcelona
Q: Favorite soccer player?
A: Xavi Hernandez
Q: Who’s better, Messi or Ronaldo?
Q: Favorite professional coach?
A: Pep Guardiola
Q: How long have you coached for?
A: I have coached for about seven years.
Q: How long have you coached at FC Wisconsin?
A: All of my years of coaching have been at FC.
Q: Are you full-time or part-time with FC Wisconsin?
A: I am full-time with our Junior Academy and help with the U11s and U12s from time to time.
Q: What is your day job?
A: I am a math teacher at Waukesha North High School. I teach geometry.
Q: Favorite sport to watch besides soccer?
A: I like watching football.
Q: Favorite thing to do in your free time?
A: Go on bike rides around the Oak Leaf Trail
Q: Who’s your favorite athlete?
A: Usain Bolt
Q: What was your first job? When did you have it?
A: Refereeing at Milwaukee Sports Complex when I was 17 years old
Q: Do you prefer to cook or eat out?
A: Eat out
Q: What’s your favorite meal?
A: Pollo con mole (chicken in mole sauce)
Q: What is your favorite type of ethnic food?
A: Asian Cuisine: Thai, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese
Q: What is your favorite holiday and why?
A: Halloween, because of the costumes
Q: Favorite T.V. series?
A: The Office
Q: Favorite music artist?
Q: Favorite time of the year and why?
A: Summer, because I get to spend time with my wife and family
Q: Best city you’ve visited?
A: Denver, Colorado