Ron Smare

Ron Smare enters his 12th season as the San Jose State University assistant soccer coach. He has worked with Gary St. Clair at San Jose State since St. Clair took over as head coach.

Smare came to San Jose State from Mission College in Santa Clara, Calif.. He was the head coach there for seven seasons from 1984 through 1990.

The 1977 graduate of San Jose State earned his master’s degree from Stanford University in 1981. He began his coaching career at Del Mar High School and was the head coach for 13 seasons. He was an assistant coach at West Valley College from 1978-80 and was an assistant coach at Stanford from 1981-84.