Jesus De Santiago

COACH JESUS DE SANTIAGO

In line with our club’s philosophy of creating the best possible environment for our players, the selection and development of our coaching staff is of the outmost importance. We at CSC strive to provide our players with the best possible coaches to help them realize their potential not just as soccer players but as well as members of society.

Today we feature one of the best representatives of this philosophy, coach Jesus De Santiago. Read on and get to know what makes Coach De Santiago such an important member of our coaching staff.

COACHING ASSIGNMENT(S): G2006 White & G2010 Red

COACHING LICENSES: E License 

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: NFHS High School Coaching Certification | First Aid Certified

COACHING EXPERIENCE: 

  • 2013 – 2015: El Cajon Matrix GU15-U16
  • 2013 – 2016: Granite Hills High School Girls JV
  • 2015- 2016: Barcelona Cantera GU17
  • 2016 – Present: Crusaders Soccer Club G2006 & G2010

PLAYER EXPERIENCE:

  • U16 – U18 at Hotspurs Soccer Club
  • 2002 – 2006: 4 Year starter Varsity soccer at El Cajon Valley High School
  • 2006 – 2008: Collegiate soccer at Cuyamaca College

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE AND WHY?  Rafael Marquez from Mexico because of the leadership qualities he has and the legendary career he had from playing with Monaco & FC Barcelona to playing with the Mexican national team. His precision passing and the ability he has to be able to play a perfect 40-50 yard ball.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AT CSC? I have been coaching at CSC going on my third year.

COACHING HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2014: Presidio League Champions GU16 (El Cajon Matrix)
  • 2015: Hotspurs Labor Day Champions GU17 (Barcelona Cantera)
  • 2016: Grossmont League Champions (Granite Hills HS)

BRIEF DESCRIPTION ABOUT YOURSELF:  I am a graphic artist for a sports company in San Diego. I am a son, brother, uncle and soccer enthusiast who wants to help youth players develop their game. I love the game and want to strive to become a better coach every season.