Coach Giron took over the Raider girls soccer program in 1982, finishing with a record of 15-6. Over the past 35 years, Coach Giron has built a national powerhouse in girls high school soccer, ranked number one nationally by the NSCAA in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2004 and 2011 and by MaxPreps in 2015. Throughout his career at STA, Giron has lead the Raiders to 30 consecutive District Titles and 15 State Titles. Coach Giron and the Raiders currently hold 5 national records, including Most Wins by an Individual Coach (729, 1982-2014)
In 1997, Coach Giron was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the FACA and the National Federation of State High School Associations Coach of the Year. Over the years, Giron has been named NSCAA Region III South Coach of the Year (1987-93), FACA Coach of the Year (1993, 1997, 2003), and Broward County Coach of the Year (1987-89, 1993, 1995, 1998-99, 2003). In 1994 and again in 2012 Coach Giron was inducted into the Broward Hall of Fame. In 2007, Coach Giron was named Girls Soccer National Coach of the Year.
Coach Giron earned his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sports Psychology from Florida Atlantic University, where he also played soccer. He has served as Soccer Director for the City of Ft. Lauderdale and has coached travel soccer in local soccer clubs and ODP programs. Giron holds an NSCAA National Advanced License and an NSCAA Goalkeeping Level II Coaching License.
Giron also currently serves as an Assistant Athletic Director at St. Thomas Aquinas High School.
Assistant Athletic Director
Girls Varsity Soccer Coach