Coaching Staff 


Erik Gaspar - Head Coach

Coach Erik Gaspar is in his 8th year at Cañada College, after a successful 2017 campaign where the Cañada College Colts finished 13th in the region with an 8-4-7 record. 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. While in charge of the colts Coach Gaspar has lead program to an 40-30-20 Coast Conference record.

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 Cupertino with wife Tamra Gaspar and their two daughters Dani and Stevie.



Will Stambaugh - Assistant Coach

Coach Stambaugh is in his 5th 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.



Rich Andrade - Assistant Coach