Jim Sanborn has served as head coach of the CIA soccer team since 2015. He has been playing the sport for more than four decades and has coached it for the past 25 years. Sanborn kicked off his soccer career at the youth level, played in the Empire State Games for the Hudson Valley region, and competed for three seasons at the varsity level for Arlington High School, where he was named team captain.
In college, he competed on the Division I level at the University of Rhode Island and continued playing at Dutchess Community College and SUNY Binghamton, also serving as captain for both teams. Sanborn’s youth coaching experience has included travel soccer as well as working with high school academy and premier teams.