5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
Gilroy, CA 95020
Ricardo Espinosa, a graduate of Gilroy High School (1987), will begin working immediately to continue strides made in recent years by his predecessor, Justin Johnson. Recruiting will be his top priority.
After graduating from Gilroy High School, Espinosa attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management (1992).
Espinosa is also the boy's varsity head coach at Christopher High School in Gilroy. Prior to that, he served as an assistant soccer coach at Gavilan College (2010); UC Santa Cruz (2001-03); and was the boy’s varsity coach at Gilroy High School from 1996-98. In addition to his coaching responsibilities at Gavilan College and Christopher High School, Espinosa is also the Recreational Soccer League Director with the City of Gilroy Parks and Recreation Department, Northern California Director for Catalyst Soccer, and President of NET Fitness Inc. in Gilroy.
Upon graduating from Cal Poly, Espinosa played for the Monterey Jaguars-A League, a semi-professional soccer team in 1995-96. Additionally, the following year, Espinosa was drafted by the San Diego Soccers of the Continental Indoor Soccer League. In 1997 he played for the San Jose Oaks.
Espinosa holds an NSCAA National Diploma. He is also a certified cross-fit trainer. He has also been a member of the Gilroy Rotary Club since 2004.