Foothill Varsity program has traditionally been a top 10 program in Southern California over the past decade along with nationally being rank. FHS varsity teams have produced players that have won numerous conference player of the year awards, All CIF Players, and All-League Teams. Additionally,  many players have gone on and played collegiate soccer a top soccer universities such as Stanford, Princeton, University of San Diego, Long Beach State, Collegiate, Indiana, UCI, and many more.

The varsity team is coached by Steve Patterson. Steve background includes playing at Foothill High School under his mentor Barry Turner from 1991-1994. He currently holds the record for most goals in a season at FHS. Steve was a member of the US Under-20 National team and represented U.S.A in the Under-20 World Cup qualifications. Moving into college Steve attended Cal State University of Fresno as a student-athlete playing soccer and becoming an honorable mention All American his freshman year. As a former professional soccer player for Major League Soccer (MLS) and A-League teams for over seven years he sits 2nd of all time in goals scored in the A-League. After his career ended Steve founded a youth soccer club and served as the club director for 20 years in Southern California that represented over 400 youth players each year in addition to being a director and coach for ECNL.