Coaches

Fernando Light

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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

(2013-17)

 

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.

David Light

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Coaching Experience:

 

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

 

- US Soccer C Coaching License

 

- Stanford Soccer Club 010 Boys Black (Ice), Stanford Soccer Club 08 Boys Red (Landslide) and 09 Boys (Frostbite). 

 

- Red Star Soccer Club 012 Boys Red, and Red Star 09 Boys White. 

 

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

 

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

 

- Stanford University Men’s JR. Elite Soccer Camp (Summer 2019)

 

- Stanford University Women’s JR. Elite Soccer Camp (Summer 2019)

 

- World United Futsal Academy Coach (Winter 2018)

 

- AFC Fiorentina Method (Basic)

 

- US Soccer 11v11 Formations and Systems of Play 

 

Playing Experience:

 

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

 

Academics

 

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

 

Goal:  To help players develop on and off the field, and to be a positive role model. I have a player-centered approach, and I aspire to create a team/group environment that is inspiring, informative, and positive!