Varsity Girls Soccer

Coaches

Head coach: Ross Ireland
Assistant coaches: Jorge Chen, Steph Darling, Cheryl Oswieny

 

2021/2022 Season Schedule

Legend:  Postponed  Cancelled/Season Over

Date Opponent Location Dismissal Departure Start Results
Tue 11/30 San Mateo San Mateo HS 2:15pm 2:30pm 4:00pm  
Thu 12/2 University SF Home: Wunderlich 2:10pm   3:15pm  
Sat 12/4 Fremont Tournament vs Mountain View Fremont HS   10:00am 11:30am  
Tue 12/7 Firebird Tournament vs Los Gatos Los Gatos HS   4:00pm 6:00pm  
Thu 12/9 Cupertino Home: Wunderlich 1:40pm   2:45pm  
Sat 12/11 Firebird Tournament vs St. Francis Fremont HS   11:45am 1:15pm  
Sat 12/18 Firebird Classic vs TBA TBA     TBA  
Thu 1/6 M-A Menlo Atherton HS   3:20pm 4:30pm  
Tue 1/11 Castilleja* El Camino Park 2:40pm 2:55pm 4:00pm  
Thu 1/13 SHP* Home: Wunderlich 2:25pm   3:30pm  
Sat 1/15 Seaside HS Seaside HS     11:00am  
Tue 1/18 NDB* Home: Wunderlich 1:40pm   2:45pm  
Fri 1/21 NDSJ* TBA TBA TBA TBA  
Tue 1/25 Priory* Home: Wunderlich 1:40pm   2:45pm  
Sat 1/29 Sequoia Home: Wunderlich     12:30pm  
Tue 2/1 Castilleja* Home: Wunderlich 1:40pm   2:45pm  
Thu 2/3 SHP* Sacred Heart Prep 2:15pm 2:30pm 3:30pm  
Tue 2/8 ND Belmont* Notre Dame-Belmont 12:45pm 1:00pm 2:30pm  
Fri 2/11 NDSJ* Home: Wunderlich 1:40pm   2:45pm  
Tue 2/15 Priory* Priory TBA TBA TBA  

About the Team

Menlo School has been a competitive force in the Peninsula and West Bay Athletic Leagues and a regular visitor to the Central Coast Section playoffs. The Knights wrapped up a historic 2019 season, earning a trip to the inaugural CIF-NorCal tournament after landing the CCS Div. I Championship.The Knights finished the season with an overall record of 20-2-2, winning their seventh CCS title in program history and their third in the past six years.. In 2012, the team won its first CCS title outright and defended its league championship in 2013. The Knights returned to the title game, winning it in 2014 and 2016 and advancing to the final in 2015. Menlo shared a CCS Div. II championship three consecutive seasons 1988-1990.

 

2019 Gatorade Player of the Year: Sophie Jones

ABOUT THE COACH

Ross Ireland 

Ross Ireland talks with his team before the Menlo-Atherton game in his return as Menlo's head coa... Ireland made a splash, leading the Knights to a section title, in his return to Menlo. He first served as head coach in 2015-2016 when he also led the Knights to a CCS Div. II Championship. Before coming to Menlo as JV coach, he led Castilleja for eight seasons. Ireland brings years of international playing experience. He grew up playing soccer on the streets of Liverpool, then refined his skills as a player with St. George in Sydney, New Zealand’s National Youth Selection, FC Barcelona, and Southampton FC England. In 1994, he co-founded World Soccer Inc., a professionally run youth soccer organization and has coached many teams in the local area including Alpine, Stanford, Palo Alto, MVLA and PSV soccer clubs.