Steve Cowell

Technical Director
Elite Boys Head of Player Development
(760) 822-5994

Originally from Warrington, England, Steve was raised just a few miles from Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United. Steve is a firm believer of developing the complete soccer player, with focus on the technical, tactical, mental and social  aspects of the player.  Steve has been instrumental in building what is now LA Galaxy San Diego to it’s current position, and has helped put together a fantastic coaching staff, club curriculum and player development plan.

LICENSES HELD: NSCAA Premier Diploma / USSF A License, UEFA B License, NSCAA Coaching Academy Associate Staff


  • Technical Director – LA Galaxy San Diego – 2016 – present
  • Technical Director – Carlsbad United F.C. – 2014-16
  • DOC at Carlsbad Wave FC 2008-2013
    – Director Of Coaching – Club grew from 900 players to 1,900 in 4 years
  • Army Navy Academy Head Coach (Carlsbad, CA) 2013-14
    – Currently enjoying their first ever winning season
  • Soccer Association of Columbia (MD) 2005-2008
    – US Development Academy Club, coached BU16 & U18 Region 1 Premier Teams which laid the foundation for inclusion into the USDA
    – State Cup semi-finalist x2
    – Staff coach educator
  • DeMatha Catholic High School (MD) 2005-2008
    – Program ranked #1 High School team in the US each year
    – Part of coaching staff on a 92 game undefeated run
  • Appleton Soccer Club (WI) 2004-2005
    – Founded NE Wisconsin United program
    – State Cup Champions
    – Founded Coach Education and Training program
  • Coached players currently playing at D1,2,3 colleges, plus MLS and US Men’s National Team


  • Leeds Metropolitan University (UK) – 3 year starter and Golden Boot winner
  • Wisconsin Rebels, PDL
  • Schoolboy experience at Manchester City FC and Chester City Academy

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