Grant Sawyer

Solar Soccer Coach

Coaching competitive soccer for 25 years with drive and passion for the game, he possesses the unique ability to instill and develop that dedication in others. Molding student athletes to their full potential, developing their talent and dedication as they reach their goals is where he finds his success. He has maintained a Director of Coaching role for 18 years. His teams have amassed an incredible 200 appearances in Tournament Finals resulting in many championships.

Grant Sawyer

EDUCATION

  • USSF "B" license
  • NSCAA "Director of Coaching" Diploma
  • Coerver Youth Diploma
  • Sonoma State University

CONTACT INFO

  • 214-952-2741
  • pulpaneck@solarsoccerclub.com

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • USYSA National League Champions
  • USYSA Regional Champions
  • USYSA Regional Finalists
  • USYSA State Cup Champion
  • USYSA State Cup Finalists
  • USYSA Southern regional premier league finalists
  • US Club Regional Finalists
  • US Club National Finalists
  • Disney College Showcase Champions
  • Surf Cup College Showcase Champions
  • Nomads College Showcase Champions
  • Celtic Cup Champions
  • Dallas Cup Finalists
  • Over 200 players playing in college.
  • ODP: Cal South Coaching Staff
  • Numerous players have gone on to play professionally Coached with the Agss Soccer camps & volsinger camps
  • Teams have competed in Gothia Cup in Sweden, Holland Cup in Holland, Dana Cup in Denmark
NATIONAL TEAM PLAYERS
CHAMPIONSHIPS
COLLEGE COMMITS
PLAYERS INFLUENCED

EXPERIENCE

Coach Sawyer was born in England moving to California at the age of 9 then returning to Sunderland, England at 17 to pursue a career in soccer. After numerous injuries and obtaining his FA coaching license he returned to California. Between 1993-2013 he coached and directed at some of the biggest clubs on the West Coast (California Flyers, Southbay, Force, MVSC, Golden State). In 2006 he went to Seoul Korea to run clinics for Wow sports Soccer. In 2013, he moved to DFW to raise a family with his wife Amanda and their two young children Autumn and Ayden. Coach Sawyer believes success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all love of what you are doing.   

TEAMS

USSF Development Academy

U13 Girls

ECNL

U13 Girls

USSF Development Academy

U14 Girls

ECNL

U14 Girls

WHAT PLAYERS SAY?

"His style of coaching always pushes me to be my very best."

— 
Solar SC U19G.

"He inspires me to do my best ."

— 
Solar SC U14G