Paul Rose


Paul has served as the head soccer coach at Jesuit since 1979. In addition to soccer, he has coached track and field from 1979-1985, swimming in 1987 and 1989, and freshman basketball in 1979. Coach Rose has also coached many athletes in club soccer from 1993 to present.

Coach Rose’s philosophy is for student-athletes to experience success through goal setting, teamwork, hard work, and dedication while preparing the student-athlete for the college soccer experience.

Under Paul Rose’s guidance, Jesuit soccer has achieved much success. The team has had a Top-25 National Ranking every year since 1996. In 2003, the team received a #1 National Ranking by NSCAA. The team also earned a #1 National Ranking by MaxPreps in 2012. The team also posted #2 National Ranking by NSCAA in 2009, 2010, and 2012. The team holds California state records for longest league unbeaten streak (13 years), shutouts in a season (23), and a Sac-Joaquin Section record for Sectional Titles in boys soccer (10).

Coach Rose has been honored as an inductee into the California Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame in 2012. He was named National High School Coach of the Year by the NSCAA in 2003, 2006, 2010, and by the NHSCA in 2013. He was awarded Regional Coach of the Year honors in 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2012. He has also receive 18 League Coach of the Year honors.

Paul has led the Jesuit Soccer team to 28 league titles from 1979 to present. He has also mentored the team to ten Sac-Joaquin Section Championships – 1990, 1993, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010, and 2012. He is the winningest high school soccer coach in California and one of the top five winningest coaches in the nation with an overall record of 682 wins, 96 losses, and 99 ties.

Paul says his greatest coaching moment is when he watches Jesuit soccer graduates play soccer both in college and professionally.