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Brian Quinn
Brian  Quinn

Associate Head Coach (11th Year)


Seamus McFadden announces 2017 his last as Men's Soccer Head Coach

Brian Quinn will officially take over Head Coach position on January 1, 2018


Brian Quinn Promoted To USD Men's Soccer Associate Head Coach

Quinn enters his 9th season with the Toreros


Dan Delgado selected in 2nd round by San Jose Earthquakes

Delgado was the 33rd overall selection in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.


Brian Quinn Elected to Breitbard Hall of Fame

Quinn was a San Diego Sockers star and has coached around San Diego for years.


Men's Soccer Returns from Preseason Europe Trip

The Toreros visited Ireland and England to tune up their skills and take in the experience.


Seamus McFadden/Brian Quinn Press Conference

Seamus McFadden Brian Quinn Press Conference 3/15/17


USD Men's Soccer vs Pacific

Torero Men's Soccer took on Pacific University on October 16, 2016.


Men's Soccer vs No. 16 Cal

The USD men's soccer team opened up the 2015 season with a 3-0 win over No. 16 California (8/28/15)


USD Men's Soccer vs. Saint Mary's | 10/20/13

USD Men's Soccer vs. Saint Mary's | 10/20/13 | Photos courtesy of Brock Scott,


USD MSOC | NCAA Quarterfinals at Georgetown | Dec. 1, 2012

USD MSOC | NCAA Quarterfinals at Georgetown | Dec. 1, 2012. Photos courtesy of Rafael Suanes

Brian Quinn wrapped up his tenth year with the USD men's soccer program. After eight years as an assistant coach he was elevated to Associate Head Coach in August of 2015.

Over the past ten seasons the USD men's soccer team has tallied an overall record of 94-79-25, including a 59-35-11 West Coast Conference mark. Over the past eight seasons the Toreros have won four WCC titles (2015, 2014, 2012, 2009), advancing as far as the Elite Eight in 2012.

Born in Belfast, Ireland, Brian Quinn has many years of both playing and coaching at the highest level to accompany his distinguished 16-year professional career dating back all the way to 1978.

Quinn holds a USSF 'A' Coaching license. He coached the San Diego Sockers in the CISL from 1994-96. In 1997-99 coached the San Jose Clash/Earthquakes of the MLS before returning for a second term with the San Diego Sockers from 2000-04 in the MISL.

The former Director of Coaching of Poway Youth Soccer Club (1991-94), Quinn currently is the Director of Boys coaching for the San Diego Soccer Club and the varsity girls head coach at the Bishop's School in La Jolla and was the Technical Director for Adidas ESP developmental program.

As a player, Quinn was an eight-time champion with the San Diego Sockers, eight-time All-Star, fourth all-time scorer in Sockers' history, second all-time playoff scorer, two-time MVP in playoff Championship Series (1986 & 1990), 1991 Gold Cup Winner - US National Team, 1992 US Cup Winner - US National Team, and he earned 48 caps with the U.S. National Team from 1991-94. He became the youngest coach in Major League Soccer history in 1997. In 2013, Quinn was inducted into the Indoor Soccer Hall of Fame and the Breitbard Hall of Fame, which honors San Diego sports.
Video Thumbnail Celebration of Excellence 2017
Check out the end of the year COE boat cruise with student-athletes, coaches and staff
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail President for a Day
USD President Harris switched places with Track & Cross Country Senior Olivia Gonzalez
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Olivia Sandusky
Walk down the beach with softball senior Olivia Sandusky on a Torero Timeout
Video Thumbnail Jamal Agnew Drafted to the Detroit Lions
Jamal Agnew was drafted in the fifth round as the #165 pick to the Lions


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