A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. John 13:34-35
Our girls soccer team is a competitive team that offers girls a chance at success both on and off the field. We began playing in November of 2008 as a JV program, finishing the year 11-6. In 2009-10 season we began playing as a varsity program in the Division 6 Academy league. In 2011-13, we placed 2nd in the Academy league. Each year we hosted a playoff game for the first round. For the 2013 campaign, our league moved up to Division 5, competing against bigger schools and stronger programs.
During the 2016/2017 season we went undefeated winning the Academy League Championship. We also were Division 5 runners-up in the CIF Finals. Coach Jennings, in his first season was humbly awarded the Orange County Girls Soccer Coach of the Year.
During the 2017/2018 season our girls came in 3rd place in our last year in the Academy League. We will continue to grow and develop as a program in the Empire League. The girls soccer program is growing fast and making a name for themselves in Orange County. The future is bright for the Saints and we are excited to see what the Lord has in store for this program!
Come cheer us on and watch us turn our program into one of the most recognized programs in Southern California High School Soccer.
Mr. Stephen Jennings - Head Coach
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another." - John 13:34
B.S. in Kinesiology: emphasis in Teaching and Coaching; Cal State University Fullerton
11th year teaching Physical Education
10 years in Christian Education
8th year coaching soccer
Blessings! I'm Stephen Jennings and I am the Physical Education teacher, as well as one of the Strength and Conditioning teachers. I am also The head girls soccer coach. I have two beautiful girls and one on the way. My wonderful wife is an Orthopedic Charge Nurse at HOAG Irvine. I have a passion for the Lord, my family, teaching, coaching, and Liverpool FC. I feel incredibly blessed and fortunate to be a part of the Saints family and I look forward to working in this ministry with Crean Lutheran.
Prior to my beginning at Crean Lutheran, I worked for nine years at Saddleback Valley Christian School. I taught Anatomy and Physiology, and held the role of Physical Education Department Head. I was also the boys' soccer coach for seven years, and lead my skilled team to achieve the title of 2015 Div. 7 CIF finalist.
In my first season as head coach of Crean Lutheran Saints, we went undefeated in the Academy League. We were runners-up in the CIF Finals, and I was awarded the Orange County Girls Soccer Coach of the Year. The 2016/2017 season was an absolute blessing.
During my free time you will find me outside playing soccer, surfing, shooting my bow, or swimming. I look forward to meeting you and sharing my excitement, passion and dedication to Christian Education.