Erik Kirsch, West Coast FC Coach


Erik Kirsch
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German “B” Coaching License

B05 Kirsch
B03 Kirsch

Professional Experience

April 2015-Present:  Concordia University Irvine
1530 Concordia West I Irvine, CA I 92612
Men’s Assistant Soccer Coach and Recruiting Coordinator 

June 2015-Present:  JSerra High School, San Juan Capistrano, CA
Boys Varsity Head Soccer Coach
Responsibilities include program development, training curriculum and spiritual leadership.

June 2010-Present:  West Coast Soccer Club, Mission Viejo, CA
Boys Youth Academy Coach U13-U18
Responsibilities include teaching technical and tactical development.

August 2014-January 2015:  Orange Lutheran High School, Orange, CA
Boys Varsity Soccer Coach
Responsibilities include skill building, fitness and spiritual leadership.

June 2008-May 2010:   Irvine Strikers Soccer Club,  Irvine, CA
Boys Academy Coach U16/U18
Responsibilities include teaching technical and tactical development.

January 1999 – December 2001:   Orange County Waves Professional Soccer Team
General Manager and Head Coach
In charge of marketing and sales opportunities, media exposure, community relations, team operations, salaries and player contracts.

January 1998 – December 1998:   Orange County Zodiac Professional Soccer Team
Assistant Coach
Responsibilities include developing and implementing practice and game plans.

June 1997-March 2002:   Mission Viejo Pateadores Soccer Club,  Mission Viejo, CA
Director and Financial Coordinator
Responsibilities include developing, coordinating and implementing all aspects of company objectives.

July 1995 – June 1997:   W.S.V. Bochum Professional Soccer, Bochum, Germany
Professional Soccer Player
Team Captain, League Champions

June 1994 -  June 1995:   STV Horst , Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Professional Soccer Player

Special Skills
  • Bilingual in German
  • Mission’s Team Leader of FC PEACE-Rwanda at Saddleback Church

1987-1992 University of California, Irvine, California
BA-Social Ecology

Scholar Athlete Achievement Award 1990,1991