Staffs of the Year announced for NAIA, NCCAA and Junior College schools

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 13, 2017) - United Soccer Coaches announced on Wednesday the association’s 2017 Regional and National Staffs of the Year for men’s and women’s soccer at the NAIA, NCCAA and Junior College levels.

2017 United Soccer Coaches National Staffs of the Year

 

Level

 

 

School

 

 

Head Coach

 

 

NAIA Men

 

 

Wayland Baptist University

 

 

Cristhian Ospina

 

 

NAIA Women

 

 

Spring Arbor University

 

 

Jason Crist

 

 

NCCAA Men

 

 

Pensacola Christian College

 

 

Joe Liwosz

 

 

NCCAA Women

 

 

Biola University (Calif.)

 

 

Erin Brunelle

 

 

Junior College Division I Men

 

 

Tyler Junior College

 

 

Steve Clements

 

 

Junior College Division I Women

 

 

Tyler Junior College

 

 

Corey Rose

 

 

Junior College Division III Men

 

 

Genesee Community College

 

 

Ken Gavin

 

 

Junior College Division III Women

 

 

Fresno City College

 

 

Oliver Germond

 

 

These eight National Staffs of the Year will be formally acknowledged for their accomplishments at the United Soccer Coaches Awards Banquet on January 19, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center during the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Convention.

The Regional Staffs of the Year, listed below, will be honored at the College Coaches Awards Reception on January 18, 2018 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Independence Ballroom in conjunction with the association’s 71st annual Convention.

2017 United Soccer Coaches Regional Staffs of the Year

NAIA Men

Region

School

Head Coach

East

Reinhardt College

Joey Johnson

Mideast

Madonna University

Mark Zathey

Midwest

Missouri Valley College

Vladimir Simic

Plains

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Jamie Peterson

South

William Carey University

Barry Farrell

Southwest

Wayland Baptist University

Cristhian Ospina

West

Vanguard University

Randy Dodge

NAIA Women

Region

School

Head Coach

East

Southeastern University

Randy Belli

Mideast

Spring Arbor University

Jason Crist

Midwest

Central Methodist University

Dan Schmidlin

Plains

Concordia University

Greg Henson

South

William Carey University

Danny Owens

Southwest

Vanguard University

Randy Dodge

West

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Todd Poitras

Junior College Division I Men

Region

School

Head Coach

East

Schoolcraft College

Rick Larson

North

Indian Hills Community College

Jon Fridal

South

Tyler Junior College

Steve Clements

West

Yavapai College

Mike Pantalione

Junior College Division I Women

Region

School

Head Coach

Central

Lewis & Clark Community College

Tim Rooney

North

Monroe Community College

Sal Galvano

South

Tyler Junior College

Corey Rose

West

Laramie County Community College

Jim Gardner

Junior College Division III Men

Region

School

Head Coach

East

Ocean County College

Sal Colino

Northwest

Fresno City College

Eric Solberg

South

Genesee Community College

Ken Gavin

Southwest

Mt. San Antonio College

Juan Sanchez

Junior College Division III Women

Region

School

Head Coach

Central

Brookhaven College

Jim Elder

North

Herkimer College

Jason Palkovic

South

Rowan College at Gloucester County

Megan Ruttler

West

Fresno City College

Oliver Germond