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Coach Johnson Asiedu

Technical Director

(760) 390-5018

Johnson has extensive knowledge about the game of soccer from Africa to America as both a player and a coach. A native of Ghana, Johnson had the opportunity to play in Europe at an early age in the Netherlands and Belgium. His playing experience includes: Ajax youth, Anderlecht (Belgium), KVK Deinze, KFC Roeselare and KFC Kuurne (Belgium). Johnson is fluent in Dutch, French, Flemish and several other languages.

Coaching Experience

Johnson holds a USSF national coaching license and has been coaching and directing in the San Diego area for over 12 years. Some of the positions he has held in competitive youth soccer clubs are as follows:5

  • Fallbrook Fury, Assistant Director
  • Lightning Soccer Club, Boys Coach
  • Feyenoord San Diego, Technical Director
  • Rancho Santa Fe Attack, Assistant Boys Director
  • DMCV Sharks, Director Competitive Boys


Over the years, Johnson has coached his boys’ teams to victory in numerous tournaments. Some of the most notable ones are:

  • National Cup Finalist
  • 3 Nomads Thanksgiving Championships
  • US Club National Championship
  • 5 CSL Championships
  • Semi-Finalist World Youth Cup (Gothia Cup)
  • Several Presidio League Championships

In addition to these accomplishments, Johnson’s teams have won the Pegasus Cup, Nott’s Cup, Harvest Cup, Arsenal Summer Classic, MLK Las Vegas Cup and many others. Through his passion for the game of soccer and his dedication to developing the whole player, Johnson’s coaching efforts have been instrumental in enabling many players to achieve success at the college and professional level. He continues to coach and mentor many of these players long after they leave his teams. Some of the players he has helped develop are: Connor Chinn (NY Redbulls), Eric Avila (Dallas FC), Andy Iro (Columbus Crew), Chris Pontius (DC United) and the Farfan brothers (Gabe and Michael). For the past four years, Johnson has been conducting training sessions for players in preparation for the Major League Soccer Player Combine and Super Draft.