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David Light


Coaching Experience:




-  Palo Alto High School Boys' Varsity Soccer Head Coach (Present)


- Palo Alto Soccer Club U-14 NPL and U-12 Premier Head Coach (Present) 


- Stanford Soccer Club Head Coach (2017 - 2022) 


- Cupertino High School Boys’ Varsity Soccer Head Coach (2019- 2021)


- Red Star Soccer Club Head Coach (2019-2021)


- Gunn High School Boys F/S Head Coach (2017-2019)


- Co-Coach Gunn Boys F/S (2013-2016)


Playing Experience:


- Stanford Earthquakes, Gunn High School, Foothill College, Canada College, San Jose State University.




- B.A.  San Jose State University - Magna Cum Laude (3.85 GPA)


Goal:  To help players develop on and off the field, and learn qualities such as dedication, work ethic and teamwork!  I believe all players with the right mindset can succeed!

Fernando Light


Coaching Experience

Palo Alto Soccer Club Coach 5 years  (2013-present)


Head Coach Gunn Boys High school 5 years (2013-17)


Stanford Soccer Club Coach boys/girls

Stanford Eclipse, Earthquakes, Meteors, Microburst



Assistant Coach Stanford Earthquakes

(Jan 2007 - Jul 2012)


USSF D license


Head Coach Stanford Earthquakes Soccer Camp (2002- 2007)


National Federation of High School Athletics Completed Courses – Fundamentals of Coaching


Concussion Protocol – Sudden Cardiac Arrest


SafeSport Trained


Collegiate Soccer Athlete (Foothill College)


Club Coach 15 years (Stanford/Palo Alto)


San Jose State BA in Psychology 


Focus on Sports Psychology/Child Psychology


Deans List of students (SJSU)

Goal – To improve players technical abilities, making them more confident on the field. Creating a team atmosphere , making the soccer experience fun and competitive for all.

Coach Efren


- Coached extensive High School and Club Soccer teams over the last 15 years in Bay area.

- US Soccer D Coaching License

Soccer Practice
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