Renan Pineda was born in Guatemala City and moved to San Francisco in 1990. He was recruited by legendary USF soccer coach, Steve Negoesco. At USF, Renan did a double major in Spanish and Philosophy. He also earned two Masters: one in Theology; the other in Education. Currently, he teaches at Junipero Serra HS, where he is both a Spanish teacher and the JV soccer coach. Renan Pineda has played soccer all of his life and is very passionate to coach what he believes is the most beautiful sport in the world.
Renan holds a USSF C coaching license and currently coaches the 01G White, 07G Blue, and 09G White teams.