Almaden Futbol Club

Coach Marc Baker

Years with Almaden FC

4th year


Sunnyvale, California

Coaching Qualifications


-  USSF referee

-  USSF National D coaching license


Coaching Experience


Head Coach Clubs:

-  2010-    :  Almaden Futbol Club (U11, U15 boys, U12 girls teams presently)

-  2010-12:  PAC San Jose Inter Academy team coach (U16 boys)

-  2004-10:  DeAnza Force Soccer Club Class 1 boys coach (coached U10, U12 and U15 Boys Academy Team)                                       

-  2001-04:  Sunnyvale Alliance (U6 & U8) boys soccer coach

- 1999-2003:  (Semi-Pro) Portola Valley Soccer Club, PSL head coach


Head Coach Schools:

-  2010-12:  Moreland Middle School 7th grade boys soccer team head coach

-  1992-93:  Fremont HS Boys Varsity soccer team, head coach

-  1989-91:  Gunderson HS Boys Varsity soccer team, head coach

-  1988-89:  St. Lawrence Academy Boys Varsity soccer team, head coach

-  1987-88:  Mt. View High School Boys JV soccer team, head coach

-  1984-86:  Cupertino Jr. High, head coach

-  1981-82:  Peterson Jr. High, head coach



-  1986-  Present :  JV & Varsity high school games

-  1980-  Present :  USSF State Referee, Grade 6  (Semi-Pro &  CYSA and NorCal leagues)


Playing Experience


-  1985-89:  San Jose State University (NCAA Division1)

-  1985-86:  NorCal State ODP All Star Team

-  1981-85:  Wilcox High School Varsity soccer

-  1984-   :  Peninsula Soccer & San Francisco Soccer (Semi-Pro) leagues

-  1982-85:  District II ODP All-Star team

-  1976-85:  Sunnyvale United Youth Soccer Club, CYSA



San Jose State University, BS Marketing 1990

Personal Coaching Mission

-  Teach, coach and focus on payer development

-  Emphasis on individual technique, team tactics, tactical awareness

-  Focus on player fitness and nutrition, and team chemistry

-  Have players enjoy playing in a competitive environment

-  Stress sportsmanship, teamwork, dedication and commitment