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Welcome to De Anza Men's Soccer

2 State Championships
7 State Soccer Final Four appearances
22 Coast Conference Championships
24 All-Americans - National Soccer Coaches Association of America
25 All-West - National Soccer Coaches Association of America
2001 California Community College Athletics Association Scholar Team
De Anza Soccer History - 597 wins, 198 losses, 125 ties in 44 years

Mens Soccer Team in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts

Coaches: Rusty Johnson and Roheet Sen

Office: PE-51g

E-mail Address: johnsonmark@deanza.edu 

Phone: (408) 460-1818

Soccer Camps

Forms for NSCAA 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. 

De Anza Alumni and Former Coaches involved in Soccer

Seth Alberico, Soccer Coach, MVLA Soccer Club

Chris Bobb, Coach, Alpine Strikers Soccer Club

Paul Bravo, Vice President of Soccer Operations and Technical Director, Colorado Rapids

Joel Denny, Soccer Coach, Pacific Soccer Academy, Los Gatos

Aliou Diallo, Head Boys Soccer Coach, St Lawrence Academy and Santa Teresa HS

Boubacar Diallo, Head Boys Soccer Coach, Evergreen Valley HS 

Demba Diallo, Head Boys Soccer Coach, Del Mar HS

Brian Hall, Manager of Referee Assessment and Training US Soccer

Kyle Holland, Former Assistant Soccer Coach, Cal State Dominguez Hills

Ray Iniguez,  Former Soccer Coach and Current Athletics Director, James Lick HS

Danny Kadah, Head Boy's Soccer Coach, Branham HS

Mark Landefeld, Technical Director, Almaden Soccer Club

Bryan Little, Soccer Coach, Almaden Soccer Club

Brian Mansell, Soccer Coach, Burlingame Soccer Club

Jeff Panos, Head Boys Soccer Coach, Serra HS

George Ramirez, Head Boy's Soccer Coach, Overfelt HS

Oscar Rodriguez, Former Assistant Soccer Coach, San Diego State

Chris Salcido,  Soccer Coach, De Anza Force Soccer Club

Marco Santillian, Soccer Coach, Santa Cruz Breakers Academy

Cesar Sanchez, Head Boy's Soccer Coach, Mitty HS

Matt Schembri, Former Head Boy's Soccer Coach, Westmont HS, Leigh HS

Gaspar Silveira, Head Men's Soccer Coach, West Valley College

Adriano Toni, Soccer Coach, MVLA Soccer Club

Luis Trejo, Assistant Soccer Coach San Jose State, Cal Poly SLO

Sean Worley, Head Men's Soccer Coach, Richland College

 



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Contact: Kulwant Singh
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Last Updated: 5/5/15