Steve 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. Steve 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 U-13-14 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, Sosa returned to Marin County to begin his coaching career.
Director of Coaching at Central Marin Soccer 2006- 2016
Head Coach 1990 Olympic Development Team 2004 &2005
Head Coach Novato Boys Soccer Club U13-14 Boys 2002 -2005
Assistant Coach Men’s College of Marin 2005 & 2006
Head Coach Women’s College of Marin 2006 & 2007
Director of Sosa Soccer Camps 1999- Currently
Head Coach Central Marin U-10’ & U11 2007 -2016
Head Coach Dixie Youth Competitive U-10 & U12 2001-2004
Head Coach Marin Catholic JV 2008
Head Trainer at Dixie Youth Academy 2008
Head Coach at Branson High School 2010-2012
Head Trainer for San Rafael Soccer Club 2006 & 2008
Assistant Coach at Terra Linda High School Boys Varsity
Assistant Men’s & Women’s Coach at Dominican University 2009/2010
PDP Regional/State Team Staff 2010-2014
Head Coach Marin FC 99’s U16-2013
US Soccer National Team Scout 2012-2017
University of San Francisco Men’s Assistant 2013/14 & 2014/2015
USSDA Technical Director of SF Glens Evolution 2016-Current
Steven currently holds an USSF A License, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, La Liga Course and Fiorentina Methodology.