Athletics facilities
Athletics Home

Men's Soccer

Welcome to De Anza Men's Soccer

2 State Championships
6 State Final Final Four apearances
21 Coast Conference Championships
23 All-Americans - National Soccer Coaches Association of America
24 All-West - National Soccer Coaches Association of America
2001 California Community College Athletics Association Scholar Team
De Anza Soccer History - 579 wins, 197 losses, 120 ties in 43 years

Mens Soccer Team in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts

Coaches: Rusty Johnson and Roheet Sen

Office: PE-51g

E-mail Address: 

Phone: (408) 460-1818

Soccer Camps

Men's Soccer information for incoming students

Forms for NSCCA member Coaches:

Coach of the Year Nomination Form (PDF)

NSCAA All-American / All Region process for California

Head Coach - Rusty Johnson

Rusty is the first year Head Coach at De Anza College. He served as the Associate Head Coach at De Anza last year. Rusty came to De Anza College after spending 10 years coaching at his alma mater, Santa Clara University. During his tenure at Santa Clara, Rusty worked with several current professional players, such as, Joe Cannon, Mehdi Ballouchy, Jide Ogunbiyi, Amaechi Igwe, Jamil Walker, Jalil Anibaba, Stephen McCarthy, Kevin Klasila, Larry Jackson, and Erik Hurtado. In addition, Rusty has worked with many former MLS standouts, like Ryan Cochrane, Erik Ustruck, Eric Denton, Jeff Stewart, Steve Cronin, Peter Lowry, and Matt Marquess. Working with players of this caliber gives Rusty the perspective needed to promote and develop players to the top levels of the game.

Rusty is also very involved in the community, working with the De Anza Force soccer club. Rusty helps as an assistant to the U18 De Anza Force Academy team. Also, Rusty is also the Director of Goalkeeping for the Tri-Valley Soccer Club of San Ramon.

As a player at Santa Clara University, Rusty was part of a team that played in two College Cup's in a row (1998 & 1999). In 1999, Rusty played in the National Championship game televised on ESPN, losing 1-0 to the eventual champions, Indiana. Rusty's name still sits at the top end of many of the Santa Clara record books in, career shutouts (24), goals against average (.79), and consecutive shutout minutes (526:14).

Assistant Coach - Roheet Sen

Roheet Sen played at De Anza in 2005 & 06. He has been a very successful coach in the Central Valley Soccer Club for the past several years. He also has coached at Branham High School for several years. At De Anza, as well as coaching. he is responsible for strength and fitness.


Coach Emeritus - Kulwant Singh 

After a 6-year absence, Kulwant returned to oversee the Men's Soccer Program in 2013. He is also the Director of Athletics at De Anza.Currently, he is the First Vice President of NATYCAA.

Kulwant has helped the program win 11 conference championships in 17 years, been in the playoffs every year, go deep in the playoffs, and has won 2 state championships. His coaching record is 258 wins, 58 losses and 61 ties.

He has helped numerous students transfer to the university levels, many with academic and athletic scholarships.

Kulwant holds the prestigious US Soccer National "A" Coaching License as well as the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Premier License. Additionally he has a Master's Degree in Kinesiology

Kulwant on two previous occasions been named National Coach of the Year. He has already been named to three Hall of Fame's for his coaching excellence.

The De Anza Soccer team's home field is one of the top soccer facilities in the country. Additional the new stadium facility has opened and will also host top soccer games and events. The new stadium field boasts seating for 3,000 people and has a video scoreboard.    

Men's Soccer

Contact: Kulwant Singh
Phone: 408.864.8745

Last Updated: 11/19/14