Coach Erik Gaspar is in his 8th year at Cañada College, after a successful 2018 campaign where
the Cañada College Colts finished Ranked 7th in Northern California Region the Colts
finished 11-5-3 overall, and 7-3-2 in Coast Conference play. Coach Gaspar brings a wealth of experience not only at the Community College
level but also as the Head Coach from two successful high school programs along with
club soccer experience throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
He led Piedmont Hills to promotion to the BVLA Mt. Hamilton Division after his first
year in charge. Coach Gaspar established a winning tradition at Piedmont Hills and
culture which included the creation of Junior Varsity team. After three successful
years at Piedmont Hills, He took over as the Head Coach at Valley Christian High School
of the competitive West Catholic Athletic League. Coach Gaspar has 10 years of northern
California club soccer coaching experience, his last stint was with the De Anza Force
Soccer Club in Cupertino.
Prior to being hired as the Head Men's Soccer Coach at Cañada at age 24, he served
as an assistant for Joe Silveira at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose.
Coach Erik Gaspar holds a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology from Saint Mary’s College
of California with an emphasis in Team and Sport Management. And currently holds a
US Soccer Federation “D” license.
Erik resides in San Jose where he is happily married to wife Tamra Gaspar and daughters
Dani and Stevie Gaspar.