Coach Andrew Ransome


Griffin Soccer is the official provider of coach and player education programs for the Sunnyvale Alliance Soccer Club (SASC). Coach Andrew Ransome is the Recreational and Competitive Director of Coaching for SASC based in Sunnyvale, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Coach Andrew Ransome


Andrew has been coaching in the USA since 1992, and currently resides in the Bay Area. He has coached in over a dozen states and has trained players at the recreational, competitive, premier, high school, state, Olympic development, Super Y-league, and collegiate levels. In 2005, Andrew was named as a national finalist for the Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach Award. In 2013, he was named Cal-North District II and State Competitive Coach of the Year. He is proud to have coached several N.S.C.A.A. Academic and Athletic All-Americans.


·         N.S.C.A.A. Associate National Staff Instructor

·         C.Y.S.A. State Staff Instructor

·         DeAnza College, Dept. of Kinesiology Instructor


·         U.S.S.F. "A" License (since 2000), "B" License, National Youth License, & Fitness 1 License

·         N.S.C.A.A. Premier Diploma & Advanced National Diploma

·         N.S.C.A.A. Goalkeeper I & II Diplomas

·         N.S.C.A.A. Director of Coaching Diploma

·         English F.A. License


·         Cal-North District II and State Competitive Coach of the Year - 2013

Asst. Women's Coach - DeAnza College, Cupertino

·         Coast Conference Division Champions  - 2002, 2004-2008

·         State Final Four - 2006 (3rd Place), 2007 (3rd Place)

·         National Ranking (NSCAA) - #7, 2006, #7 2007

·         10 x NSCAA. Athletic All-Americans

·         NSCAA. Academic All-American

Varsity Girl's Head Coach - Presentation High School

·     CCS Co-Champions 2002-03

·     CCS Finalists 2001-02, 2003-04

·      NSCAA. Scholar-Athlete All-American

Varsity Girl's Associate Head Coach - Harker School

·         WBAL League Champions, Winter 2013-14

Sunnyvale Alliance SC Stingrays/04 Red Girls

·         3 x CCSL League Champions

·         CalNorth D2 Cup (Gold) Champions, Fall 2013, 2014, 2015 (Finalist Spring 2013, 2014, 2016.

·         Peninsula Cup Champions 2014

·         CalNorth Association Cup Champions 2016

DeAnza Phoenix '88 Girls

·         California Cup Champions 2003

·         NorCal Premier League Runner-Up 2004

·         CYSA State Cup Elite Eight 2004

Super Y-League

·         Pacific U15 Girls Head Coach Winter 2005