Our History

San Diego SunFire Football was founded by Donna Fox in 2001, and is located in San Diego, CA. We are entering our third season of professional football. Go SunFire!!!

San Diego SunFire Football is about family and friendships. We provide a top-notch, ethical and viable outlet for women to play American rules tackle football, while building their self-esteem in the most positive and constructive way possible. The SunFire establishes sports clinics and programs for girls interested in on or off the field football operations. The SunFire conducts educational sports camps for women, teens and girls and partners with non-profit organizations throughout the city.. Along with great football, positive fun and a family atmosphere – it’s a combination that can’t be beat!

Through our commitment, experience, and expertise – the San Diego SunFire plans to continue establishing community and business relationships with our fans, players and sponsors – Partnerships that we hope will last a lifetime! Go SunFire!

San Diego Sunfire Headquarters
P.O. Box 45011
San Diego, CA 92145-0011
Phone and Fax (858) 38-HEAT1 858.384.3281
Contact Us: info@sandiegosunfire.com

Team Operations Assistant – Ms. Cathie NoFuente – mscathie@sandiegosunfire.com

SunFire Coaching Staff

Darrell McGaughy – coachdarrell@sandiegosunfire.com – Ret. USMC, Co-Owner, Dir. of Ops
Al White – coachzo@sandiegosunfire.comUSN, Defensive Coordinator
Jim Walters – coachjim@sandiegosunfire.com – Offensive Line Specialist
James Wilson – coachjames@sandiegosunfire.com – Defensive Line Specialist
Odis Alexander – coachalex@sandiegosunfire.com USMC, Offense

SunFire Medical Team

Dr. Coy Roskosky, D.C. Orthosport Health Center

Medical Director – Dr. Frank A. Piranio, DC – San Diego Chiropractic Group

Strength and Conditioning Coach – Markshane Malone 

Karen C. Lips, ATC, Physical Therapist- Orthosport Health Center – 619.299.9481 

Cheryl Flanders, ATC, Physical Therapist – Orthosport Health Center – 619.299.9481


SunFire Player Board
The San Diego SunFire is a team for the players and by the players. The SunFire looks to players who have committed themselves to excellence on and off the field to mold that which will become the tradition of the SunFire – Strong Minds, Strong Bodies, Strong Hearts!! To contact a player –firstname@sandiegosunfire.com 2003 roster .

SunFire non-profit activities courtesy of Gridiron Girls, Inc.
Team Program Director, Robbie Lambert – robbie@sandiegosunfire.com