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Erik Gaspar - Head Coach

Coach Erik Gaspar is in his 6th year at Cañada College, after a successful 2015 campaign where the Cañada College Colts finished 2nd in the Coast Conference North Division with 8-3-2 record. Ranked 16 in Northern California Region the Colts finished 10-5-5 overall. 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.

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 daughter Dani Gaspar.


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Will Stambaugh - Assistant Coach

Coach Stambaugh is in his third year at Canada College. He has 23 years of northern California club soccer, SFSFL and high school coaching experience. He is currently on staff with, Belmont United Soccer Club, and Head Coach/Manager Carlmont High School Mens Soccer. He has been on the Board of Directors of numerous soccer Clubs, Leagues and Youth Organizations for over the past decade. 
Coach Stambaugh played for San Carlos High School, Juventus Sports Club , Puerto Rico ISLANDERS, PAASL, PVSL, SCASL and SFSFL. 
Coach Stambaugh holds a National Soccer Coaches Association of America National Diploma and United States Soccer Federation National "D," Goal Keeper National license. He also holds coaching diplomas and certifications from the National Federation of State High School Association, National Soccer Coaches Association of America, American Youth Soccer Organization, and National Youth Sports Coaches Association. 
Coach Stambaugh resides in South San Francisco.


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Emmanuel Espinoza - Assistant Coach

Emmanuel Espinoza, or Manny, is a graduate of San Jose State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Kinesiology. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology next fall.

He was a five-year member of San Jose State Men’s Soccer under head coaches Gary St. Clair and Simon Tobin and earned 4 Varsity letters. Emmanuel was voted to the 2013 Western Athletic Conference All-Tournament team and was voted San Jose State Soccer’s Most Valuable Player that same season. He earned Western Athletic Conference All-Academic honors in 2013 and 2015. Earned San Jose State Scholar athlete merit in 2012,2013, and 2015.

Emmanuel specializes in coaching goalkeepers and has coached camps in the past for San Jose State Soccer, Santa Clara Soccer, and De Anza Force. He currently coaches three LFC IAA Bay Area youth academy teams and goalkeepers as well. He also currently holds a USSF 'E' license.