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Full name  San Diego Sunwaves
Chairman  T.J. LaFlam
League  USL W-League
Founded  2005
Nickname(s)  The Sunwaves
Manager  Elio Bello
Ground  Torero Stadium
2007  1st, Western Conference Conference Finals

San Diego Sunwaves were an American women's soccer team, founded in 2005, which played in the USL W-League for three years, until 2007, when they left the league and the franchise was terminated.


Prior to the 2007 season the team was known as the San Diego Gauchos Women, and was associated with the now-defunct men's USL Premier Development League franchise, the San Diego Gauchos.

The Sunwaves played their home games at Torero Stadium on the grounds of the University of San Diego in the city of San Diego, California. The team's colors were blue, red and white.

Final Squad

vs Seattle Sounders Women, 27 July 2007 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.


  • USL W-League Western Conference Champions 2007
  • Coaches

  • Daniel Sinohui,Charlie Cleaves 2005-06
  • Elio Bello 2007
  • General Manager Charlie Cleaves 2006


  • Stadium at Sweetwater High School, National City, California 2005
  • Stadium at Steele Canyon High School, Spring Valley, California 2005 (1 game)
  • Torero Stadium, San Diego, California 2006-07
  • Stadium at Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California 2006-07 (2 games)
  • Balboa Stadium, San Diego, California 2006 (2 games)
  • Stadium at Otay Ranch High School, Chula Vista, California 2006 (1 game)
  • References

    San Diego Sunwaves Wikipedia

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