KGinocchioKelly Pearson Ginocchio

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Coaching PhilosophyAs a Division I girls soccer coach, I work to develop the skills, tactical knowledge, and physical potential necessary to achieve the highest level of competition possible at the club, school and ODP levels of play. Through hard work, discipline, and enjoyment of the game, I strive to nuture the confidence and sportsmanship values required to achieve individual and team goals.

Playing Experience

  • Los Gatos High School Varsity Team, CIF Champion 1990
  • State Olympic Development Program, Goalkeeper 1992
  • UCSD NCAA Semi-Finalist, 1992 & 1993
  • UCSD NCAA National Champion, 1995 & 1996
    • Starting goalkeeper, lowest goals against average in the nation 1995
  • San Diego Comets, Semi-Professional Team, 1996-1999
  • Santa Clara Indoor Soccer Semi-Professional Team, 2002-2003

Coaching Experience

  • Walnut Creek Soccer Club, 2008-Present
    • Walnut Creek Dynamos Girls Class I, U11-Present
      • 2008:  DVSC Cup Finalists, Soccer By The Bay Finalists, Walnut Creek Summerfest Finalists, CYSA State Cup Semi-Finalists
      • 2009: Mustang Stampede Finalists, Walnut Creek Summerfest Champions, CYSA State Cup Quater-Finalists
    • Walnut Creek Heat Girls Class I, U13-Present
  • DeAnza Force Soccer Club, Cupertino, CA
    • DeAnza Force 92 Blue- Girls Class I U9-U11
      • 2004: Won 7 Tournaments, Finished 2nd in State according to, CYSA State Cup Quater Finalist
    • DeAnza Force 94 Blue - Girls Class I U10-U12
      • 2007: Ranked Top 10 in State according to, won Bay Oaks Labor Day Classic, NorCal State Cup Finalist
  • District II ODP Coach U14 Girls, 2003-2005
  • Los Gatos High School Assistant Varsity Coach, 2000-2005
  • Los Gatos High School Head Junior Varsity Coach, Undefeated season 2005
  • Also coached in Los Gatos Soccer Club 2001-2004 and MVLA Soccer Club 2004-2006


  • CYSA D License
  • Positive Coaching Alliance

Related Experience

  • Social Studies Teacher, Miramonte High School, 2007-Present
  • Social Studies Teacher, Los Gatos High School, 2000-2007


Job Skill

Competitive Coach
Competitive Trainer