Steven Sosa was a first-team All-Big West selection as a senior at UC Santa Barbara in 2001 after helping the Gauchos to their first-ever Big West championship. Steven prepped at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael, Calif. where he was a two-time NSCAA All-American selection and played on the US Youth National Team.

He gained international playing experience at a young age as a member of Sparta Rotterdam’s U13/14 youth team in Holland. Upon returning to the United States, he was selected to play for the U-17 US National Team (CONCACAF and the World Cup) scoring goals in matches against Honduras, Costa Rica and Jamaica. Before entering UCSB, Steven went back to Holland to play for first division club SC Heerenveen U18/19. Upon the conclusion of his playing career at UCSB, Sosa returned to Marin County to begin his coaching career.

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Licenses, Certificates, and Diplomas:

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma (pending)
  • USSF Academy Director License (2021)
  • USSF A-Youth (2017)
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (2012)

Club Coaching Timeline:

  • Head Coach (2006-2007) U17s San Jose Earthquakes Academy 2023
  • Head Coach (2007) U15s San Jose Earthquakes Academy 2021
  • Partners and Development San Jose Earthquakes Director 2019/20
  • Head Coach (2006) San Jose Earthquakes Academy 2018
  • USSDA Technical Director of SF Glens Evolution 2016-2018
  • Head Coach (2004) U14 San Jose Earthquakes Academy 2017
  • Director of Coaching at Central Marin Soccer 2006- 2016
  • Head Coach Marin FC 99’s U16-2013
  • Head Coach Novato Boys Soccer Club U13-14 Boys 2002 -2005
  • Head Coach 2007/2006 U13/14 2004 Development Academy
  • Head Coach Dixie Youth Competitive U-10 & U12 2001-2004

High School Coaching Timeline:

  • Head Coach at Branson High School 2010-2012
  • Assistant Coach at Terra Linda High School Boys Varsity 2009
  • Head Coach Marin Catholic JV 2008

College Coaching Timeline:

  • University of San Francisco Men’s Assistant 2013/14 & 2014/2015
  • Assistant Men’s & Women’s Coach at Dominican University 2009/2010
  • Head Coach Women’s College of Marin 2006 & 2007
  • Assistant Coach Men’s College of Marin 2005 & 2006

ODP and PDP Soccer:

  • PDP NORCAL Regional/State Team Staff 2010-2014
  • Head Coach 1990 Olympic Development Team 2004 & 2005

US Soccer:

  • US Soccer National Team Scout 2012-2017