California Jaguars

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California Jaguars
Full name California Jaguars
Nickname(s) Jaguars
Founded 1995 (as Monterey Bay Jaguars)
Dissolved 1999
Stadium Salinas Sports Complex
Salinas, California
Ground Capacity 17,000
Owner(s) Robert Alderete, Enrique Garcia
Coach Joe Silveira, Greg Peterson, Carlos Volpini United States Mark Semioli
League USISL (1995-1996)
USL A-League (1997-1998)
USL D3 Pro League (1999)

California Jaguars were an American soccer team that played in Salinas, California at the Salinas Sports Complex.

They joined the USISL in 1995 as the Monterey Bay Jaguars, but changed the name a year later. They played in the A-League in 1997 and 1998 seasons then moved to the USL D3 Pro League, later named the Pro Select League, in 1999.


Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs Open Cup
1995 3 USISL Pro League 1st, Western North Sizzling Nine Did not qualify
1996 3 USISL Select League 1st, Pacific Champions First Round
1997 2 USISL A-League 1st, Pacific Division Semifinals Did not qualify
1998 2 USISL A-League 7th, Pacific Did not qualify Did not qualify
1999 3 USL D3-Pro League 4th, Western Did not qualify Did not qualify


Notable players[edit]

This list of former players includes those who received international caps while playing for the team, made significant contributions to the team in terms of appearances or goals, or who made significant contributions to the sport either before they played for the team, or after they left. It is clearly not yet complete and all inclusive, and additions and refinements will continue to be made over time.

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