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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

  • Director of Soccer Operations, SRJC
  • CCCAA Sophomore Showcase, Director
  • 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 17th season at the helm of SRJC’s Men’s Soccer program.  Since arriving at Santa Rosa, Kinahan has led the Bear Cubs to one national title (2001), two state titles (2001 & 2002) and eleven conference titles.  In that time he has produced 18 All American players, 80 All Conference players, five Big 8 Players of the Year, and the 2001 and 2002 California State Final Four MVP.

The 2013-2014 Bear Cubs compiled an overall record of 13-4-6 and 4-1-3 in conference play, bringing his SRJC coaching record to 264-47.  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 Final.

Kinahan is a 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, Kinahan served as CSU Chico and Butte College assistant coach for two years. 

Kinahan lettered in soccer at Sacred Heart High School, San Francisco, CA 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 Kinahan went on to participate in USISL and played for the Shasta Scorchers.  In addition to soccer, Kinahan participated for over 15 years in Gaelic Football. He traveled around the United States and Ireland with his team.  In 1997, his team Sons of Boru captured the national title as the first all American-born player team to win a national championship.

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

Kinahan was born and raised in San Francisco. He has been married to Kim for 23 years and is the proud father to Keegan (19) and Molly (17).