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Santa Rosa Junior College Athletics
Marty Kinahan
Marty Kinahan
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (707) 524-1814
Email: mkinahan@santarosa.edu

Coaching Honors

  • Santa Rosa Junior College Head Men’s Soccer Coach 1998-present
  • CCCAA Sophomore Showcase, Director 2008-present
  • 2020 NorCal Staff of the year
  • 2019 State Coach of the Year (North)
  • 2019 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2016 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2015 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2014 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2013 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2012 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2008 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2008 State Coach of the Year (North)
  • 2007 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2007 State Coach of the Year (North)
  • 2005 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2005 State Coach of the Year (North)
  • 2005 Far West Regional Coach of the Year
  • 2005 State Coach of the Year (California)
  • 2004 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2004 State Coach of the Year (North)
  • 2001 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2000 Big 8 Coach of the Year
  • 2000 State Coach of the Year (North)

Marty Kinahan enters his 23th season at the helm of SRJC’s Men’s Soccer program. Since arriving at Santa Rosa, Kinahan has led the Bear Cubs to the schools only National title (2001), two state titles (2001 & 2002) and fifteen conference titles.  In that time he has produced 22 NSCAA All American players, 100 All Conference players, 9 Big 8 Players of the Year, and the 2001 and 2002 California State Final Four MVP.

The 2019 Bear Cubs compiled an overall record of 18-2-2 and 9-0-1 in conference play, bringing his SRJC overall coaching record to 344-69-61, Conference record 176-24-31 Under Kinahan’s leadership SRJC Men’s soccer has made eight appearances to the CCCAA State Championship Tournament, representing the north four times in the California State Title game.

Marty Kinahan is a full-time faculty member in the Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance Department and has taught and coached at SRJC since the Spring of 1998. Prior to taking over the program in 1998, Coach Kinahan served as CSU Chico and Butte College assistant coach for two years. 

Kinahan lettered in soccer at Sacred Heart in San Francisco and went on to play at San Francisco City College. He was team captain, First Team All Conference and Defensive Player of the Year. After college Marty went on to participate in the USISL and Captained the Shasta Scorchers.  In addition to soccer, Marty participated in Gaelic Football in the City. He traveled around the United States and Ireland with his Harp teammates.  In 1997 he played for the Sons of Boru and captured the National title in Balboa Stadium. This was the first all American-born team to win a National championship in GAA history and still stands today.

Coach Kinahan graduated from California State University, Chico with a Bachelors Degree in Recreation Administration and a Masters Degree in Physical Education.

Marty was born and raised in San Francisco. He has been married to Kim for 28 years and is the proud father to Keegan (25) and Molly (23).