Completing the list of new assistant coaches is Erick Foss, who is entering his first season as the goalkeeper coach for UCSB. A standout at Santa Margarita High School from 1998-2001, Foss joins the Gaucho coaching staff with an extensive knowledge of the position. The Dana Point, Calif. native was a three-year starter with the Eagles and was named the Orange County Player of the Year in 2001. Foss was also awarded the Gatorade State Player of the Year as a senior. Prior to coming to UCSB, Foss was a coach with West Coast FC of the Coast Soccer League and served as the keeper coach at Santa Margarita from 2001-05. Foss also spent one year as the goalkeeper coach for the women's team at Santa Monica College in 2005. Foss played collegiately for Southern Methodist University in Dallas and was a three-year letterwinner for the Mustangs. While at SMU, he earned his bachelors degree in psychology. Foss is single and resides in Santa Barbara.