Paul Sapsford

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Qualifications Coaching Playing



  • USSF A License
  • NSCAA Premier Coaching Award
  • MA Kinesiology
  • Saint Mary's College of CA
  • PGCE Exeter University (UK)
  • BSc Sport Science
  • St. Mary's University (UK)


  • Began coaching in 1989 following completion of the English FA's Preliminary Coaching Badge
  • Coached D1 NCAA athletics for 6 years at both Stanford University and Saint Mary's College of California
  • While at Stanford guided the Cardinal women's soccer team to an elite eight finish in the 2002 NCAA playoffs and was named National Coach of the Year by Soccer America for this achievement
  • Served as Northern California Director of Coaching, where he specialized in sport science and coach education
  • Coached collegiate soccer at Las Positas College (2017 Coast Conference Coach of the Year)
  • Coached collegistae soccer at Holy Names University (2006 Cal Pacific Coach of the Year)


  • St. Mary's College 1st XI (1992-1995)
  • Exeter University 1st XI (Devon and Exeter Premier League Champions) (1997-1998)

24-7 UK Soccer Academy is open to players around the East Bay Area and Northern California including: Alameda, Castro Valley, Danville, Dublin, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Ramon, Union City, and Vacaville.

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  • U.S. Soccer
  • United Soccer Coaches
  • Positive Coaching Alliance
  • Oakland Roots SC
  • Cal Storm SC