Title: Academy Staff Coach
Team: Boys 04 NPL Head Coach
Coaching Experience: Rebels SC, San Diego United, Coronado FC
Brian Aleu has built an impressive resume over almost 20 years of coaching here in San Diego. He has had continued success at every level, college, club and high school. This past season, Coach Brian Aleu was awarded Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Coach of the Year for the 2019 season and guided Cuyamaca College Coyotes to a Conference Champion with a record of 9-1-2.
Brian comes to Surf from Rebels SC where his BU16 team was 2019 California Regional League Champions and his BU14 team was 2018 Super Y League National Champions and 2018 Surf Cup College Showcase Super Black Group Champions.
Brian is currently beginning his 7th season as Men’s Head Coach at Cuyamaca College where under his direction the Coyotes quickly became one of the most consistent and respected soccer programs in Southern California. In only his 3rd season his team was crowned 2015 Men’s Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Champions and that same year Brian was awarded Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Coach of the Year.
While Head Coach at Coronado High School Brian had unprecedented success, with 6 CIF titles and 1 CIF Regional title. He was awarded CIF San Diego Section Coach of the Year in 2013 and 2015. While coaching at Coronado FC Brian’s BU16 team won the State, Regional, and National titles in 2013. That year he received the Nike Developmental Coach of the Year award.
Brian played collegiately at California Baptist University and Point Loma Nazarene College. He went on to play professionally in the Australian Premier League and then returned to play locally for San Diego Blaze of the Southwestern Indoor Soccer League and San Diego Pumitas of the National Premier Soccer League.
Brian is excited to join the Surf family; working for an organization that has developed a proven formula for success and joining a coaching staff that is dedicated to maximizing the potential of each player and team.